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Title:   The Simpsons Movie
Director:   David Silverman
Year:   2007
Genre:   Animated
Times Seen:   1
Last Seen:   08.01.07

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Notes History
Date Viewed Venue Note
08.01.07Alamo South Lamar So many people are going to the movies this summer. I guess it's great for the good films like Knocked Up and Ratatouille but it frustrates me that so many people are loving crap like Pirates 3 and Transformers. Subsequently, seeing this movie at an Alamo was impossible opening weekend. Even on a wednesday night the show sold out... lots of Simpsons fans out there I guess (who'da thought!?).

Anyway, I liked this movie. For some reason or another I can't bring myself to sing its praises to the heavens - maybe it's because it was more a relief that it's good than a surprise - but it could've been much much worse and for the most part it feels like a natural movie extension of The Simpsons. I think Spider-Pig will become the next in that long line of Simpsons jokes that seep into the public conscioussness, although I think the gag that got the biggest laugh out of me was seeing the elephant kick an animal out of frustration.

I was also waiting for Bono to make an appearance.

so... yeah. a success. For whatever reason I can't add any exclamation points although maybe in a year or two after it's out on DVD and it's just another addition to the stockpile, I'll watch it again and laugh and think back to the time when I first saw it and immediately loved it. ahhh, good times.
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