In present-day interviews, Clemmons reconfirms Rogers as the biggest father figure of his entire life, and gets more than a little misty in the telling. There’s the lineup of other, nicer puppets for which Rogers created individual voices and personalities, such as Daniel Striped Tiger (who also appears in newly animated segues). And vice versa. (1968, mind you — also not the best of times.) Among the gamut of concepts Rogers would cover for his very young audience over the decades, that would never be among them. Of all the housing options Dublin has to offer, probably the most popular choices are its neighborhoods of traditional, single-family homes. In that Dartmouth speech, Rogers touches on the subject in explaining the lyrics to “It’s You I Like” and the baseline moral of that song, of his “You are special” credo, and his approach to humankind in general: “You don’t ever have to do anything sensational for people to love you.” That’s not exactly the same sentiment as “Everyone’s a winner!”. Rogers himself passed away in 2003. Rob, the film-school dropout, has seen an absurd amount of movies, and if we’re being honest, rounds out our Fight Club fan-base. Universal Pictures Canada and Scene Creek are giving you the chance to win passes to an advance screening of WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? ... (2018) - Mister Rogers & Jeff Erlanger Scene (8/10) | Movieclips. For some kids he seemed like the only adult who every really got them, who even tried to get them. Our goal is to save you time and money by sharing our thoughts and recommendations on which movies to race to theaters for, which to watch at home and those to actively avoid. I saw Won’t You Be My Neighbor. Am I a Mistake? by Charlotte Kohlberg. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won't You Be My Neighbor? A huge thank you to Rob for joining us and please go have a look at their great show: 54 mins, What a delight to sit down with Let Him Go director Thomas Bezucha. Mister Rogers was the most benevolent neighbor of all time. ❤️. By the time I discovered him while channel-flipping, I was somewhere in my preteen phase — too old to respond to his low-key gentility, not quite old enough to watch him ironically, and nowhere near the kind of adult who could appreciate what he did or how he connected to millions of other, better-off kids. In Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom) looks back on the legacy of Fred Rogers, focusing on his radically kind ideas. There’s the 9/11 special (which my son clearly remembers watching at age 7) that compelled Mister Rogers, after his August 2001 series finale, to return from retirement to TV and try counseling kids through the worst American nightmare. We just covered this. Click the Rerun Smiley for an Oldie from the MCC Archive! Info. Through an abundance of clips and a number of interviews with cast and crew, Neville aims to look beyond the surface and tell not only the story of Rogers himself, but of a world that, if we look around us, by all appearances has forgotten every single lesson he ever taught it. For over thirty years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer was beamed daily into homes across America in his beloved television program, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. We’re two dudes, and a lady, of which our tastes are quite varied. Nitpicking? For over 30 years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer, was beamed daily into homes across America. An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Soundtrack Credits . Meaning or EXPLOSIONS? Good luck trying to check your feels while you watch. White House Forum. It's a place that believes that every great movie is a wonderful new treasure, whether you see it the night of its premiere or fifty years later. He fell just short of absolute godhood, but to many, calling him “father figure” doesn’t begin to describe his impact on their lives. — Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) June 25, 2018 Even Neville, who won the Oscar for “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” cried in … Friggin’ face faucet, dude. There’s the Neighborhood of Make-Believe ruled by the frequently wrong King Friday XIII, who in one 1968 clip is seen condemning Change as a horrible, awful thing and decreeing that a great big wall be constructed around his kingdom.