Jim Henson

Film Review: Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street is a nostalgic look at all those sunny days

February 7, 2022

For most people, the opening chords to Sesame Street theme song “Sunny Days” will bring back a surge of memories. Sesame Street recently celebrated its golden anniversary, and was a staple for many growing up. The revolutionary kids’ show has already inspired many documentaries, including Sesame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days and the puppeteer-focused […]

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Brian Jay Jones talks Star Wars, George Lucas and the art of the biography

December 15, 2016

You might have noticed that the world has gone a little bit Star Wars crazy these last couple of months. There’s been novels, movies – just released – memoirs by stars, and now a biography of the creator, the man behind it all – George Lucas. George Lucas: A Life is the new biography from […]

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Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy is coming to ACMI (Melbourne)

August 13, 2015

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the great puppeteer Jim Henson’s passing, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is opening up the unique and enchanting world of his creations. From Monday 21 September – Sunday 11 October 2015  Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy will explore Henson’s films, animations, TV commercials and […]

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