Is it the rudest, most offensive feature-length cartoon since Fritz the Cat
, or a blistering satire on the effects of movies on our nation's children? It's both, actually, and also very funny. As anyone who's ever seen the Comedy Central series on
which the film is based already knows, Kyle, Stan, Kenny and corpulent Cartman (all voiced by the show's creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker) are four eight-year-olds who live in snowy South Park, CO, a "quiet little white-bread, red-neck mountain town," as the film's opening number (yes, it's a
musical) proudly states. But all that is about to change: "Asses of Fire," an R-rated, feature-length cartoon based on a...