Homer accidentally causes an environmental catastrophe which could doom Springfield forever. Homer now must save the city and rescue his family. Springfield’s usual characters and new favorites all turn up in the first ever movie length version of the hit TV show, 18 years in the making.
While not a household name like Matt Groening, animation director David Silverman was arguably one of the most instrumental behind-the-scenes craftsmen of the perennial sitcom family, “The Simpsons” (Fox, 1989- ). Silverman was a struggling animator in the 1980s – before the boom in feature film and prime-time animation – and was on the verge of quitting when he took a chance on a series of short bumpers about a dysfunctional cartoon family on “The Tracey Ullman Show” (Fox, 1987-1990). A key player in laying the ground rules for transforming Groening’s two-dimensional drawings into characters who seemed to live and move about in a three-dimensional space, Silverman also directed countless episodes during the first several seasons. After going off to try his hand on other projects, including a co-directing stint on the feature hits “Monsters Inc.” (2001) and consulting on “Ice Age” (2002), Silverman was brought back to fictional Springfield to direct the long-awaited, “The Simpsons Movie”… read more
If you are really into The Simpsons you will probably like this. If you're not you probably won't. There isn't much to say about it. It is a bit like an extended Simpsons episode.
After Banksy, The Simpsons have commissioned a “couch gag” from an even more radical artist.