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  1. Fox Business News Calls the Muppets Communist

    10:00 am 12/22/2011

    The Fox Business network calls the Muppets communist and movie's director James Bobin responds.Read more

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  2. 'Muppets' Director James Bobin Addresses Fox Business Network's Communist Allegation

    10:49 am 12/9/2011

    At the Dubai Film Festival for the movie's Middle East premiere, the helmer talked to THR about the communism rumors, in addition to following Jim Henson's footsteps and working with Miss Piggy.Read more

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  3. The Producers Behind 'The Muppets' On What It's Like to Relaunch A Classic, and the Possibility of a Sequel

    10:06 am 12/8/2011

    EXECUTIVE SUITE: Mandeville Films' David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman also discuss the pressure of turning theme-park rides into films ("Jungle Cruise" and "Swiss Family Robinson" are upcoming) and reveal "Phineas & Ferb" details. Read more

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  4. Fox Business Network Calls Muppets Communist; Debate Goes Viral

    3:48 pm 12/5/2011

    A segment on the network was highlighted by Media Matters, reigniting a conversation about whether or not there are political messages in children's movies.Read more

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  5. Box Office Report: 'Twilight' Leads Second Slowest Weekend of 2011 With $16.9 Mil

    8:16 am 12/4/2011

    "Muppets" stays safely at No. 2 with $11.2 million; the dreaded NC-17 rating doesn't stop "Shame" from claiming the best location average of the weekend as it opens in five cities.Read more

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  6. Box Office Report: 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Leads Ho-Hum Weekend With $5.5 Mil Friday

    8:49 am 12/3/2011

    Disney's "Muppets" safely stays at No. 2, while "Hugo" and "Arthur Christmas" compete for No. 3; award darlings, including the NC-17 “Shame,” do strong business.Read more

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  7. 'Sesame Street' Debuts in Afghanistan

    2:33 pm 12/2/2011

    The tried-and-true children's program has partnered with Tolo TV and Lemar TV to produce, Baghch-e-Simsim, a local version with Muppets from the show. Read more

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  8. Box Office Preview: 'Shame,' Oscar Contenders Jockey for Position as Awards Season Heats Up

    3:14 pm 12/1/2011

    The Fox Searchlight drama hopes to overcome the stigma associated with the NC-17 rating; so far, Cinemark is the only exhibitor refusing to play the Michael Fassbender film.Read more

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  9. Why the World Premiere of 'MI:4' Will Put Dubai on the Map

    2:50 am 11/30/2011

    The Dubai International Film Festival has become the focal point for the film industry in one of the fastest-growing markets in the world. Read more

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  10. Box Office Report: 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Powers Thanksgiving, Nears $500 Mil Worldwide

    7:59 am 11/27/2011

    "The Muppets" easily wins the family race with $42 million, while the jury's out on "Arthur Christmas" and "Hugo"; the specialty box office surges with "The Artist," "My Week with Marilyn" and "Dangerous Method"Read more

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