Wednesday, August 21, 2013

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut



1999 American Feature

Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Issac Hayes, George Clooney, Brent Spiner, Minnie Driver, Dave Foley and Eric Idle
Director: Trey Parker
Writers: Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Pam Brady
Songs: Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman

Synopsis:
Four boys from South Park, Colorado see a raunchy R-rated movie featuring Canadian comics Terrance and Phillip. The boys begin cursing incessantly and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada as a result of "corrupting" their children.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 81% / Audience: 85 %
  • Metacritic - Critics: 73% / Audience: 8.6%
  • OMG rating: 4/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song ("Blame Canada").
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Music.
  • Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing - Music - Animation.
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Animated Film.
  • Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Score.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Based on the long-running Comedy Central television series South Park, which debuted in 1997.
  • Original Title: South Park: All Hell Breaks Loose.
  • Satan and Saddam Hussein are depicted as lovers in the film, which also features Big Gay Al, a popular character from the series.
  • The filmmakers did not need to get Brian Boitano's permission to use his name and likeness for the song "What Would Brian Boitano Do?". Ironically, a few years later Boitano did need to get (and received) their permission to use the phrase on T-shirts that he sold for charity.
  • Celebrity "cameos" in the film include Bill Gates, Conan O'Brien, Winona Ryder, Brooke Shields and all four Baldwin brothers.

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