“You must remember this: A kiss is just a kiss, A sigh is just a sigh. The fundamental things apply As time goes by…” Movies and music. It’s the most joyful symbiotic relationship in pop culture. Just as films have…Read more →
The Muppet Movie
The Most Underrated Song from “The Muppet Movie”
“There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met. Part heaven, part space, or have I found my place?” As amazing as “The Rainbow Connection” is, The Muppet Movie is full of songs that are equally evocative and…Read more →
What’s the First Movie You Remember Seeing in a Theater?
I know that I saw the original Star Wars in theater with my dad and my brother during the film’s original run in 1977. Unfortunately, I have no memory of this…or seeing The Empire Strikes Back either. (For the record,…Read more →
The Rainbow Connection and the Enduring Appeal of the Muppets
“The Rainbow Connection” kicks off the Muppets’ cinematic adventures in grand style in The Muppet Movie, with its lyric/melody forever linked with Jim Henson’s creations. Anyone who grew up during the 1970s or 1980s found tremendous inspiration in the song…Read more →
Classic Movie Moments: The Muppet Movie’s Rainbow Connection
I still don’t know why there are so many songs about rainbows, but I can say with full confidence that the opening sequence from The Muppet Movie is still one of the most magical things ever committed to celluloid. Written…Read more →
Name The Best Cinematic Couple!
Today is Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air…not to mention at the movies! From Rick and Ilsa to Han and Leia, Lucy and Desi to Kermit and Miss Piggy, couples across the world will be spending a portion…Read more →