Must every moment of your leisure time be spent doing something that has NPR/Jon Stewart/Best Week Ever’s approval? Then you need a break from yourself for a film Vincent Canby loved so much, he wrote, “There’s always room in movies for unbridled amiability when it’s governed by intelligence and wit.” The Muppet Movie also features the voices of many dead people, including Milton Berle, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Richard Pryor, Telly Savalas, Orson Welles and, of course, Jim Henson. Plus, it’s Bastille Day — what else are you gonna do?
Mon., July 14, 7:30 p.m., 2008
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