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Movie Review: Puppets Behave Badly, But Don’t Get Many Laughs, in ‘The Happytime Murders’ 

click to enlarge THE THIN BLUE LINE McCarthy turns out to have limited comic chemistry with puppets in Henson’s sadly unfunny attempt at a twisted satire.

THE THIN BLUE LINE McCarthy turns out to have limited comic chemistry with puppets in Henson’s sadly unfunny attempt at a twisted satire.

The original print version of this article was headlined "The Happytime Murders"

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The Happytime Murders
Rated R · 91 min. · 2017
Official Site: thehappytimemurders.movie
Director: Brian Henson
Writer: Todd Berger
Producer: Brian Henson, Jeff Hayes, Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Todd Berger, Maya Rudolph, Elizabeth Banks and Joel McHale

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Margot Harrison

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Margot Harrison is the Associate Editor at Seven Days; she coordinates literary and film coverage. In 2005, she won the John D. Donoghue award for arts criticism from the Vermont Press Association.

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