Puppets! I never really noticed their versatility until today when I saw this amazing remake of Twilight.
Otherwise known as the most annoying movie ever made, these talented and charismatic puppets who have all the chemistry and personality the greasy-haired sullen-faced human leads lack, immediately made Twilight interesting and fun to watch. Displaying a phenomenal sense of pacing and editing, they were even able to shoot the entire movie to its proper length (3 minutes) – special effects included! And I find I can even forgive Bella for her timidity and general uselessness when she is made out of cloth.
In fact, watching Twilight the Puppet Saga made me think of all the other great puppets of our time and the different ways in which they’ve enriched our lives:
And let us not forget, the Romantic Bollywood Puppets:
We are all puppets now.
Update: Memsaab reminds me that I left out The Most Awesome Julie Andrews Puppets. How shocking!
And Doc Bollywood nominates the Satyajit Ray-remixed Rajshri puppets: