South Park is set to return early in 2021 — because there has just been too much news Trey Parker and Matt Stone need to address through their beloved Comedy Central show.
Comedy Central announced Wednesday that the loudmouth animated duo Beavis & Butthead are getting a rebooted series at the cable network with original series creator Mike Judge (Silicon Valley, King of The Hill, Office Space) signed on to write, produce and provide the voices for both iconic characters.
The trend in popular documentary film-making of recent years has been the ‘shock and awe’ approach. These are almost (anti)propaganda films in their use of music, graphics and shocking images and boldly covering a wide range of provocative subjects.
It is now also an acceptable and widely used device to include the film-makers difficulties during production in the film itself. Popularised by Michael Moore & Nick Broomfield this technique even forms the basis of MTV’s ‘Catfish: The TV Show‘.
The Corporation (2003)
-A classic of the genre this film describes the concept of a corporation as a person in a way that all can understand and uses a series of well documented examples, interviews (including Moore & Noam Chomsky), excellent polished production and graphics.
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