Granted, I have never been much of a fan of the SOUTH PARK TV show. I think that the humor is too easy, merely relying on vulgarities in the absence of true wit. Some people think watching kids spew profanity and desecrating religious and cultural icons is amusing, but that kind of humor easy and unimpressive The fact that I even sat through SOUTH PARK: BLU in it's entirety is an achievement in and of itself, and a masochistic feat I'm astonished I was able to withstand.
The storyline is satirical, poking fun at the furor raised over the controversial subject matter of the TV show. Here, in the quiet redneck town of South Park, a vile and vulgar film from Canada involving a duo of badmouthed young men named Terence and Philip becomes the must-see movie for youths in town. They begin reciting much of the foul-mouthed vulgarities heard in the film, which causes the parents in town to call for T & P's heads, starting a war with Canada itself. For some unknown reason, Satan and Saddam Hussein also get involved.
the film for decent production values and a good deal of energy, the
film starts off promising, with some interesting songs and
occasionally amusing humor. However a little SOUTH PARK goes a long
ways and what was once mildly amusing soon becomes repetetive and as
the film progresses, interest in it wanes to the point of boredom.
Perhaps the TV show's short duration is a point in it's favor, as
after the first twenty minutes it became increasingly difficult hold
one's attention, and prolonged bouts of daydreaming were not uncommon
during key usical pieces. That's not to say it gets less funny, it's
just a matter of overkill, and SOUTH PARK revels in it's own
excessiveness until it becomes meaningless and dull. Hardcore fans
of the show may be annoyed by the musical pieces, so this film is
strictly for SOUTH PARK fans who like musicals. Everyone else will
probably find something more interesting on C-Span.
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