Being Elmo


Genres: Documentary

Review: Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

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Roger Ebert
We...learn a lot of the tricks behind giving the muppets such distinctive personality.

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Being Elmo
All Kevin Clash ever wanted to do was make puppets. That came even before he fixated on Muppets. One day, he had an inspiration so urgent that it required cutting up his father's coat. The result was a nice enough puppet, but when Kevin emerged from his creative frenzy, he realized that his father might have stern words for him. Called in, trembling, to the old man, all he heard was: "Next time, ask." …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun Times - 11/21/2011