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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.

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