Tagged: Jim Henson

VIDEO: Labyrinth (1986)

Sursum Ursa dissects Labyrinth, starring Jennifer Connelly, David Bowie, and a bunch of Muppets, and uses it as an aid to explore the Hero’s Journey! What do Labyrinth, Harry Potter, and Star Wars have in common? Well… quite a lot, actually.

VIDEO: The Muppet Show: Top 10 Songs

It’s time for Sofie to put on makeup, dress up right, and list her 10 favorite musical performances from the one and only The Muppet Show! And along the way, she reveals herself to be a woman of many talents: internet reviewer, pianist, singer, and trumpeter! No, that last thing is not a typo.

Labyrinth (1986) (part 4 of 4)

“It takes a real artist to perform among puppets, and Bowie pulls it off masterfully. Now that I’m an adult, I can finally admire his performance. As a girl, I was too busy feeling disconcerted by the puppets and the bulge in Bowie’s tights. They sure didn’t call it a ‘crotchtrusion’ for nothing.”

Labyrinth (1986) (part 3 of 4)

“It takes a real artist to perform among puppets, and Bowie pulls it off masterfully. Now that I’m an adult, I can finally admire his performance. As a girl, I was too busy feeling disconcerted by the puppets and the bulge in Bowie’s tights. They sure didn’t call it a ‘crotchtrusion’ for nothing.”

Labyrinth (1986) (part 2 of 4)

“It takes a real artist to perform among puppets, and Bowie pulls it off masterfully. Now that I’m an adult, I can finally admire his performance. As a girl, I was too busy feeling disconcerted by the puppets and the bulge in Bowie’s tights. They sure didn’t call it a ‘crotchtrusion’ for nothing.”

Labyrinth (1986) (part 1 of 4)

“It takes a real artist to perform among puppets, and Bowie pulls it off masterfully. Now that I’m an adult, I can finally admire his performance. As a girl, I was too busy feeling disconcerted by the puppets and the bulge in Bowie’s tights. They sure didn’t call it a ‘crotchtrusion’ for nothing.”