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Idiocracy (2006)

Idiocracy (2006)

Starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Directed by Mike Judge

Expectations: Moderate. I knew close to nothing going in except it was about stupid Americans and Mike Judge made it. What else do you need to know?

So there’s this movie about ridiculous, satirical, future extremes of American consumerism? And I haven’t seen it yet? Somehow this slipped under my radar but that has now been rectified. This kind of thing could go so wrong though. It could end up being so ridiculous that it misses the point. It could be great for the first twenty minutes and then devolve into fart jokes. Thankfully, it mostly steers clear of convention and I found myself thoroughly entertained.

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May 5, 2010 Posted by | 2000s, Comedy, Movie Reviews, Rating: 3 Stars, Science Fiction | , , , , , , , | 4 Comments