We didn't think twice about bringing Lily along to see The Simpsons Movie. I didn't bother to look at the rating, which advises she needs 8 more years of maturing before she's ready to watch it. Lily has watched the television version for years.
The film follows Homer Simpsonwhose irresponsibility gets the best of him when he pollutes the lake in Springfield after the town has cleaned it up, causing the Environmental Protection Agency to imprison the town under a giant dome. After he and his family narrowly manage to escape, they ultimately abandon Homer for his selfishness, he works to redeem his folly by stopping Russ Cargillthe head of the EPA, who intends to destroy Springfield. Although previous attempts to create a Simpsons film had been made, they failed due to the lack of a script of appropriate length and production crew members.
The first details of the northern summer's most keenly awaited blockbuster emerged after a screening in London of edited highlights that was surrounded by airport-style security. Environmentalism and Christianity are the satirical targets in the big-screen debut of the animated series, which reaches cinemas here on July Lisa gets a "green-conscious" Irish boyfriend, while Homer's toxic pollution of Springfield's river threatens the whole town with evacuation. There is a "super-special secret guest appearance" - following cameos from former British prime minister Tony Blair and physicist Stephen Hawking - which the producers are not prepared to reveal.
The beautifully observed homages vary from blink-and-miss single frames to shot-by-shot recreations of entire scenes. It works best if you see it in motion here. The original moment: In a dystopian near-future England, Malcolm McDowell is Alex, the leader of a brutal gang of youths elaborately dressed in bowler hats, white shirts and eye makeup.
Sign in. Marge Simpson : Homer, you have to go out there, face that mob, and apologize for what you did. Homer Simpson : I would, but I'm afraid if I open the door, they'll take all of you!
Matt Groening Ccreator and executive producer of the Fox television network's animated television series "The Simpsons", poses with characters from the series L-R Lisa, Maggie, Homer and Bart Simpson as he arrives for a block party on the Fox studio lot celebrating the series' th episode in Los Angeles, California, in this file photo from April 25, The upcoming Simpsons movie takes a typically irreverent dig at religion and environmentalists, and features a nude scene involving 'toon teen Bart that had the audience at a preview show applauding. The clip offered several clues as to the plot, suggesting that the environment and religion would be major themes.
The Simpsons Movie is the first and currently only feature length film adaptation of The Simpsons. The film has been produced by James L. The film is directed by David Silvermana former Simpsons supervising director. The movie starts off with the usual 20th Century Fox intro, with a twist thanks to Ralph Wiggum humming the tune, then echoed with instruments.