Director Brian Henson on his 'miscreant' puppets
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The 'Muppets' director on his more adult version of puppetry

The Happytime Murders - a subversive take on puppetry - has opened to mixed reviews, garnering just an 8% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

Brian Henson, the director of the film and son of the late Jim Henson, bats back this criticism saying the film is in part a celebration of what he used to see when cameras weren’t rolling.

Speaking to Evan Davis on Newsnight he said: "The whole movie is the puppeteers goofing around".

  • 29 Aug 2018
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