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Sean P. Means
Sean is the movie critic and columnist for The Salt Lake Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @moviecricket.

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The furry red monster Elmo, seen here being serenaded by Ricky Gervais in a scene from the 40th season of "Sesame Street," is the subject of the documentary "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey," in the U.S. Documentary competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Richard Termine | Sesame Workshop
The Cricket’s Daily 3: Elmo goes ‘Musical’

Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture:

• "Sesame Street" is saying good-bye to "Elmo’s World," a staple of the children’s show for 13 years. Instead, the furry red monster will star in a new feature, "Elmo the Musical," that will help teach kids about music and art appreciation. newsnet5.com" target="_blank">[newsnet5.com]

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• Do you remember the 1983 videogame "Spy Hunter"? There’s going to be a movie version, directed by Ruben Fleischer ("Zombieland"). [Vulture]

• The Cricket is a Seattle Seahawks fan, and even he thinks the ending to last night’s Packers-Seahawks game was messed up. [The Huffington Post]

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