A Movie-Inspired Mash-up of a Disturbing Future
Is it just me, or is the world looking increasingly like a mash-up of two movies made by Trey Parker/Matt Stone (South Park) and Mike Judge (Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill)?
Team America and Idiocracy
Team America was fairly well known when it came out, and quite outrageous, but it skewered the jingoistic “world police” idea with gusto. Idiocracy was much less well known but was scarily prescient in its idea that every-day people are randomly picked to run the country based on superficial testing, and the entire population has devolved into an idiotic state and concerned only with superficial spectacle and celebrity.
Quote: “Hey terrorist! Terrorize this!”
The Idiocracy trailer:
Idiocracy has some great visual design in it, such as this $10,000,000 dollar bill:
Read about much more of the visual gags in it on Under Consideration