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The title is derived from domestic and international political criticisms that the foreign policy of the United States frequently and unilaterally tries to "police the world". Team America follows the fictional titular paramilitary police force and their recruitment of a Broadway actor in an attempt to save the world from Kim Jong-ilwho is leading a conspiracy of Islamic terrorists and liberal Hollywood actors in a bid for global destruction. Instead of live actors, the film uses a style of puppetry based on Supermarionationknown for its use in the British TV series Thunderbirdsalthough Stone and Parker were not fans of that show.
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Updated below. I don't see what all the fuss is about. I've seen the movie, and the scene, and the puppets don't even have any genitals.
For a moment there, it looked like The Interview was going to be the most important comedy of the 21st century. With hacks and terrorist threats obstructing its planned Christmas Day release in the United States, it was easily the most discussed movie of December and it finally reaches UK cinemas this Friday, after the fuss has died down. In case you were pre-occupied during the festive season, it transpired that US theatre chains refused to show the film in the wake of the threats, forcing Sony to pull their advertising and distribution plans.
Fuck, yeah! The fate of all mankind now rests in the hands of special force unit "Team America", who puts their faith into the hands of Hollywood star Gary who is sent in alone as an undercover agent. The early "Cannibal!
Try to imagine, if you will, a movie that in its first few minutes offends just about everyone who's watching it. Even as we speak, several prominent Hollywood actors may be calling their lawyers to check on slander laws. I saw this film over the weekend, quite by accident, although it is not nearly ready yet to be seen.
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They made the film using a variation of the Supermarionation technique - which Stone jokingly calls supercrappymation - chiefly known from the 60s tv-show Thunderbirds. Note: This song is played near the end of the credits on the DVD. It was also present in the theatrical release.