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Queer Duck - The Movie
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- 5 original "Queer Duck" shorts
- "Getting Behind Queer Duck" making-of featurette
- "The People Behind the Voices" interview featurette with the voice cast
- "Getting the Right Homosexual" featurette on casting JM J. Bullock
- "How to Find a Partner If You're Bi... Um Coastal" featurette on writer Mike Reiss and director Xeth Feinberg
- "Character Assassination" featurette on the celebrity voice cameos
Top Customer Reviews
I won't give away the plot, but to say it explores a lot of contemporary issues of what it means to be queer, both socially and scientifically. Add a little religion and you have our whole current gender paradigm turned on its head! Jesus is great too and saves the day at one point. The gay vs. straight jokes are hysterical. But, be warned: You *must* have a sense of humor to watch this. If you love cosmic humor, this will certainly tickle your funny bone!
For those at home, Queer Duck is the name of the main character who is a-- wait for it-- a queer duck. His partner is Openly Gator. A friend is Bipolar Bear. They have adventures together that are silly and poke fun at LGBT culture. There are a lot of puns, plenty of celebrity caricatures, and a lot of social satire. I highly recommend it as a part of everyone's transfiguration.
I must admit, I pretty much dreaded "Queer Duck-The Movie." How can you turn a minute cartoon into a full length feature? It's been done, I know--but often with disastrous results. Well, clocking in at just over an hour (a good length)--I found "Queer Duck" to be a nice surprise. It managed to maintain its integrity and be pretty darn funny, too. Skewering everything from Disneyland, the Minnelli-Gest nuptials, and gay conversion--"Queer Duck" takes on relatively easy targets, but still scores. There are lots of jokes, so if you don't like one--just wait a minute, they arrive fast and furious.
The film also benefits from nice cameos from Conan O'Brien, Bruce Vilanch, and David Duchovney as Baby Jesus (it's better not to ask). And I loved the thrilling climax straight out of the great thriller "Black Sunday" (go figure). Chances are if you like this kind of stuff, you'll like this. If not, then stay away. I'd give this 4 stars for the built in audience--if you don't know "Queer Duck," though, you might want to sample a couple of short films first. KGHarris, 01/07.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A delightful amusing movie, although the "uptight" part of the public is still probably not yet ready for it. Such a pity . . .Published 3 months ago by Eclectic Eccentric
This was the greatest !! a cartoon like version of The Boys in the Band 1970 ! a great coming of film !! this is similar, all the gay stereo types ! Read morePublished 8 months ago by steve smith
Just as funny as i Remembered and Quality of the DVD and Packaging was very good. Almost looked brand new.Published 21 months ago by Daniel Bass
I have NEVER laughed so hard at an animated movie before, so much so I had to watch it again...GREAT STUFF!! Not to mention, the price was unbeatable. LOL!!Published 23 months ago by Kevin D. Klein
This was a good gift , this cartoon is very funny and its for adult audience by the way. I recommend this if your into such queer humor.Published 24 months ago by silvia rodriguez
In all the great hi camp and comedy comes Queer Duck great animation great story great lines you will love this one. Gurl friend this one is to die for LOL.Published on April 25, 2013 by Donald Shackleford
I wouldn't say this was an uninspired rip-off of the old Flash cartoons.. not because it has complete segments directly copied without even changes in script ("I feel like a young... Read morePublished on August 17, 2012 by Sean H