I liked SOME aspects of the Henson's mid 90's Pinocchio. The puppet was superb. Martin Landau was wonderful. Filming in Prague was beautiful. And I'll always love Steve Barron's direction. But the CGI cricket, let alone voiced by the oddly chosen David Doyle, just didn't work. The story was a bit choppy and rushed. The American cameos were totally unnecessary, and man, Jonathan Taylor Thomas...yeesh. I think a stop motion Pinocchio is a great idea. I mean, you want to make a movie about a puppet? Use puppetry! And Stop Motion is an awesome form of puppetry. What Tim Burton did with Corpse Bride and what Henry Selick is doing in Coraline might just usher in a wave of stop motion films, which would offer a much needed release from the glut of CGI movies. Plus, stop motion tends to choose more original, substantial stories, where as CGI is content to just do another "talking animals escape the zoo" kiddie flick. No thank you. So hopefully a stop motion Pinocchio will indeed happen. We'll see.