Monday, April 16, 2007


Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters

Fans of Cartoon Network’s late night Adult Swim programming recognize “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” as a colossal achievement in surrealist aesthetics. The show zips through bite-sized animated storylines with incessantly zany inspiration, and the credits roll before you can wrap your head around the whole absurd ordeal. Centering on the peculiar adventures of sentient fast food, the average episode builds to a crescendo of silliness by taking various muddled premises to their overwhelmingly bizarre extremes. Always intentionally ridiculous, it’s usually great fun—and, for its core contingency of baked viewers, really profound, man. Not to condescend to the faithfully stoned: “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” is a trip. Which makes its feature-length incarnation, aptly titled Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters, into a befuddling journey.

Read the rest of the review in the New York Press...


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