Director: David Silverman
Writer: James L. Brooks and Matt Groening
Music: Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman
Premier: 21 July 2007
Length: 87 minutes
Dan Castellaneta … Homer / Itchy / Barney / Grampa / Stage Manager / Krusty the Clown / Mayor Quimby / Mayor’s Aide / Multi-Eyed Squirrel / Panicky Man / Sideshow Mel / Mr. Teeny / EPA Official / Kissing Cop / Bear / Boy on Phone / NSA Worker / Officer / Santa’s Little Helper / Squeaky-Voiced Teen
Julie Kavner … Marge Simpson / Selma / Patty
Nancy Cartwright … Bart / Maggie / Ralph / Nelson / Todd Flanders / TV Daughter / Woman on Phone
Yeardley Smith … Lisa
Harry Shearer … Scratchy / Mr. Burns / Rev. Lovejoy / Ned Flanders / Lenny / Skull / President Arnold Schwarzenegger / Kent Brockman / Principal Skinner / Dr. Hibbert / Smithers / Toll Booth Man / Guard / Otto / Kang
Plot: This time Homer makes the biggest mistake and Springfield gets isolated from the rest of the world.
Chit~Chat: I guess all of you have heard of the Simpsons, even if you are not a fan. Their footprints in the history of animation series is unquestionable and in my opinion very valuable. When I was a little kid I watched the series on in german, and liked it a lot. It’s humor is so specific and entertaining. I think in this movie they summarized the whole Simpsons world very well. The characters, their story lines and the movie itself gives back the “Simpsons-feeling”.
It was like an episode that didn’t end after 25 minutes. I liked that Lisa finally got herself a boyfriend, the part when Marge had lost her hope, when Bart found out that there can be love in a father-son relationship, and I liked Maggie in every moment when she was on the screen. I was actually shocked when I saw the cast list. I would have never imagined that one person gives his/her voice to so many characters, and he/she never forgets which one was which…