Team America: World Police Review
The Thunderbirds live-action film failed to grasp the concept so badly that you feel a sense of justice being served when South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone use Gerry Anderson's Supermarionation technique with humor, love and an enthralling amount of subtlety and background details in this mock action film-cum-political cartoon. This is accompanied, however, by a lot of blatant piss-everybody-off absurdity.
The primary goal is to target the Bruckheimer Simpson style of blockbusters with big action and sexually explicit content. There's an entire song about the way the hero is missing the heroine "as as Michael Bay missed the mark with Pearl Harbor", and the stories that people tell to justify their prejudices are right on as is the T.A. actor who's been hated by actors for years since he was sexually assaulted by the Cast of Cats.
The show begins with a display of the Bush II foreign policy, when the elite proud Team America (theme tune: America"Fuck Yeah!) attack potential bombers in Paris and destroy the Eiffel Tower and it's Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre. Operating from an undiscovered base located within Mount Rushmore, T.A. is off to areas of trouble, and has to deal with its own soap opera dispute over the person who "has feelings" for whom – which leads to the hilarious scene with a puppet which caused the US ratings commotion. After a few minutes the film stops attacking the hawks and goes into a fury over Hollywood liberals, with "socialist sheriff" Michael Moore depicted as an infamous suicide bomber.
Despite funny spot jokes Team America falters when it rehashes old material for example, how that North Korean dictator isn't as impressive as the treatment from Saddam on South Park. South Park movie. The attacks on celebs fail because there are there are too many people are targeted (Janeane Garofalo? Helen Hunt?) are blasted and hauled around too often for satirical personalities to establish themselves. The South Park claim that all voices are impersonated ". It's not the best" bounces back, since certain caricatures have to be identified in order to be recognized however they aren't particularly amusing. This makes for a messy comedy that is more of the genre's muckraker than as political satire. However, you must appreciate the way that pussycats are used in the form of "deadly panthers" to frighten the miniscule heroes.