Trey Parker, Robin Raab, Dian Bachar
Trey Parker, Matt Stone
Have you ever had a deep, dark secret that you tried really hard to keep from going public? Hehe, I thought so! Me too, and one of my biggest secrets is going public now as I announce how much I love the Matt Stone and Trey Parker's pre-South Park film "Orgazmo."
The film centers on Mormon missionary Joe Young's entrance into the world of porno films, largely to finance he and his future wife's wedding at the Chapel in Salt Lake City.
Now, before you say I'm completely delirious let me acknowledge that this film is not really that well made, not really that well acted and the production values are, well, pretty basic. Still, this movie has a humor, a charm and a willingness to just "go out there." None of the acting is brilliant, but they are clearly having fun and playing well off each other...Trey Parker (in the lead), Robin Lynne Raab (his fiancee)and Dian Bachar (Choda Boy) had a wonderful chemistry. It should be noted that Bachar also starred in another Parker/Stone flick "Baseketball." The film also features an obligatory, but very well done cameo by Ron Jeremy. If you don't like South Park, odds are you'll find this intolerable. If you like South Park and are not easily offended, I'd highly recommend this one. Just out of curiosity, I checked out its reviews on Yahoo! Movies and was laughing as I read the wide diversity of the critic reviews, while the user reviews give it a 4.5/5.0 stars.
© Written by Richard Propes
The Independent Critic