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Added on: 3/4/2000 04:19
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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (UK)

8 / 10
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Certificate: 15
Running Time: 78 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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If you`re male or female or of any particular ethnic, sexual, relgious or national persuasion, you may be offended by this movie. Or perhaps this movie may make you laugh more than any other recent comedy.

Fame. Authority. Show tunes. The military. Race. Sex. Religion. The way to a women`s heart. The creators of TV`s South Park skewer all in a feature-length story that plunges an outraged U.S. into war with Canada after South Park`s schoolkids sneak into a resticted Canadian-made film and emerge, their fraglie little minds warped, spouting expletives that would make a sex-shop proprietor blush. What? Your mind is already warped? Well, friend, looks like this movie is perfect for you.

Special Features:
Interactive Menus
Scene Access
Theatrical Trailer
South Park teasers: `Who The Hell Are You People?`, `Disco`, `I`m Huge`
`What Would Brian Boitano Do?` music video

Video Tracks:
Pan & Scan 1.33:1
Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
Trey Parker

Written By:

Stewart Copeland
Nick Rhodes
Brent Spiner
Eric Idle
Isaac Hayes
Dave Foley
Minnie Driver
George Clooney
Franchesca Clifford
Mary Kay Bergman
Matt Stone
Trey Parker

Soundtrack By:
Marc Shaiman
Trey Parker

John Venzon

Matt Stone
Gina Shay
Mark Roybal
Trey Parker
Deborah Liebling
Anne Garefino
Frank C. Agnone II

Executive Producer:
Adam Schroeder
Scott Rudin

Warner Bros

Your Opinions and Comments

8 / 10
Firstly, lets get one thing straight, if you dissaprove of bad language, violence and have a strong religious belief, then I advise you NOT to watch this movie. If however you are openminded and above 15 then DO watch this movie.

The Story: A bunch of mountain town school kids watch an "R" rated movie with bad langauge, and toilet humour in abundance. The result, in the words of Eric Cartman "It has warped my fragile little mind". Parents of these children declare war on the creators of the film... Canada, and decide to execute the stars of the film, Terrence and Phillip. What follows is the adventures of the regular South Park gang in an attempt to rescue Terrence and Phillip and save the world. Guest stars include Satan, Sadam Hussain, and Bill Gates (one of the funniest parts of the movie)

The DVD itself is nothing to shout over on the extras... a music video and three lousy trailers are all you get (as well as what I would call standard features, such as subtitles, and scene selection). This DVD could have been so much more. I`m sure there were lots of deleted scenes, interviews with the creators, but alas it was not to be.
The picture quality (transfer) is excellent, as to be expected from a film that is only a year old and of such a short length, sound is OK, theres nothing there to really test your system, but then thats not how the film is intended. The voices were clear and the songs were a joy to listen to... yes it`s a musical.
The DVD comes as a double sided disc with a 1:33 ratio on one side and a 1:85 on the other... I only watched the 1:85 ratio, but I suppose the 1:33 would be just as good, if you can bear watching Pan and Scan.

In conclusion this is one of the funniest films I have watched in a long time, It wont win any awards for animation... but that`s what helps make South Park so original. This film will either have you rolling around in stitches, and singing songs such as "La Resistance" for days after viewing, or will leave you with an impression of great concern for todays youth.
posted by Redemption on 18/4/2000 15:45
8 / 10
Basically if you`re a fan of the TV series you`ll also love the film. The amount of bad language and insults in this movie is amazing, I don`t know how it got away with a 15 certificate to be honest. The sound and video is good especially during the disney style songs that the characters break in to. I was somewhat disappointed by the extras, and the film is quite short. But what is there is great, and the Terrence and Philip scenes have to be some of the funniest and crudest cinema I have ever seen. Highly recommended to anyone who doesn`t get offended easily!
posted by superdan on 13/9/2001 16:05
6 / 10
I`m not really sure why I bought the region 2 disk (after reviewing the region 1 disk almost 2 years ago), but it`s probably since it was so cheap (4.10 Pounds delivered).
Is it a good movie? No. Is it funny? Sometimes. Will I ever watch it again? Hmm, maybe, but not in the near future.
The video transfer is ok. With the exception of the scenes in hell, the visuals are pathetic (but that`s what made South Park famous). There are no compression signs at all. Go for the widescreen version. The fullscreen version (on side B) is pretty bad.
The DD 5.1 soundtrack is ok. Nothing more. The surrounds are used occasionally.
The menus are animated with sound.
The extras include a horrible music video.
Bottom line - hard core fans only should even consider this movie.
posted by Zvi Josef on 18/8/2002 01:23
7 / 10
Basically you should know by now whether or not you're a South Park fan. If you're not a fan of the series then it's odds on that you should give this film a miss and watch a documentary on cultivating a sense of humour instead.

However, if you are a fan of the series, then this is more of the same - the title says it all - Bigger, Longer and Uncut. This is South Park at its rudest, (and funniest in my opinion).

Visuals and audio are pretty much what you would expect - nothing great, but nothing to moan about. The disc itself is a flipper - but fear not, we don't have to change the disc over halfway through the film - you are however, offered the choice of Pan & Scan 1.33:1 and Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1. Extras are very poor. There is a trailer, 3 TV spots and a music video - all of which are worth the once over, but aren't really anything to jump up and down about.

Overall, it's more of the same from Matt and Trey - and it's very very funny, just a pity that more effort wasn't put into the disc itself. Still, if you can pick it up on the cheap, it's a worthwhile purchase.
posted by Rich Davies on 2/1/2003 20:14