Lord of the Crumbs – Sesame Street does Tolkien

It’ll come as no surprise to regular readers that we are in love with anything Jim Henson related. In fact the Cookie Monster has appeared in several posts all of his own, including his insanely amazing tribute to Tom Waits.

Well with The Hobbit:The Desolation of Smaug about to hit the silver screen, what better time than now for Cookie Monster to show us his Middle Earth chops as ‘Gobble’; the Sesame Street equivalent of Andy Serkis’ ring obsessed cave dweller.

I give you Lord of the Crumbs:

Hilarious and educational; the two words that make Jim Henson’s legacy so enduring. The Henson company are one of the few masters of content that appeals to audiences of all ages. I particularly love the sporadic strands of greasy hair adorning Cookie’s head to make him more Gollum-like. And I will never get bored of his delivery of the line “me favourite ingredient of all….Chocolate Chippies!”

James is a movie obsessive with a particular love for scores and screenplays. He has written for numerous blogs, sites and cinemas and has been involved in several screenwriting projects. He can usually be found in front of a large plasma screen devouring Westerns, 80s pulp, Jimmy Stewart movies or anything by the Coens.

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