South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut
release year: 1999
genre: crude comedy
viewing setting: home DVD, 1/5/09 and theater 7/4/99
synopsis: Censorship leads to a war with Canada, in which the four South Park kids are deeply involved.
impressions: Wow, it's hard to believe that almost ten years has passed since this came out in the theaters...so it's been a little longer since the craze began. This TV show quickly became known for its crude animation and biting, profane, everyone-can-be-a-target criticism of all aspects of American society and pop culture. This movie is merely a jumbo-sized episode with R-rated language. I enjoy the TV show, and I figured I'd enjoy this movie...and I did, to some extent. It was a glaring send-up of the MPAA, censorship, and stupid people. It DID make me laugh. However, at the same time, it made me groan, and cringe. I think this is just the way South Park is, and some people get it, and some people don't.
something this movie has that no other movie has: the devil and Saddam Hussein as a couple
final word: Worth seeing once, but don't bring anyone who is easily offended.
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