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This documentary takes a look on all sides of the infamous F-word. It's taboo,obscene and controversial, yet somehow seems to permeate every single aspect of our culture - from Hollywood, to the schoolyard to the Senate floor in Washington D.C. It's the word at the very center of the debate on Free Speech - and everyone seems to have an opinion. FUCK exams how the word is impacting our world today through interviews, film and television clips, music, and original animation by Bill Plympton. Scholars and linguists examine the long history of fuck. Comedians, actors, and writers who have charted and popularized the upward course of fuck are heard from, often while defending the Constitutional Right of Free Speech, all the way to the Supreme Court. FUCK visits with those who actually fuck for a living. We hear from advocates who oppose fuck and its infringement into our everyday lives. We watch some of the most famous and infamous film and television clips that feature fuck, we hear some... Written by
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It’s the Queen Mother of curse words, Although it’s been supplanted in
some regards by the c-word (ask your parents), eff dash dash dash has
far more uses - why, it’s probably the single most useful word in the
universe, or at least the English language, since it can be used as a
noun, an adjective, an adverb, an interjection, a verb, and so on.
Seriously, let’s see your “the” and “thing” do that.
This documentary uses the bomb 857 times, so you know it’s not shying
away from its subject matter. Pontificators from all sides of the
spectrum weigh in on the word, from its uses in movies and songs to its
origins and meanings to its use in the arena of politics (as famously
used by the sitting Vice President on the floor of the Senate).
But in the end, it’s not as if anyone is going to be swayed one way or
the other here. Those who think the word’s not all that bad (although
perhaps shouldn’t be used anywhere, anytime) seem to make reasoned,
thoughtful arguments, but the people watching this movie are probably
on that side of the fence already, anyway. (By contrast, the
more-conservative voices offering opinions come off as uptight
jackasses who want to control everything.) Those interviewed include
Janeane Garofolo, Billy Connolly, Bill Maher, Pat Boone, Sam Donaldson,
Ice-T, Chuck D, John Crossley, Ron Jeremy, and Tera Patrick. All come
off pretty well, doofy conservative arguments notwithstanding. But,
man, is it just me, or does Billy Connolly look weirder every year? He
looks like the Cowardly Lion on crack. Add in his sometimes
unintelligble Scottish accent, and you get something you’d expect to
find in the mines of Moria. That’s a Lord of the Rings reference, for
you non-nerds out there.
Love Pat Boone, though, even when he comes off as a crusty old bastard.
He said that he created a new word that he uses instead of cuss words -
“boone.” Yep, he uses his own name. He drops something on his foot -
“aw, BOONE!” Awesome. And then Ice-T, learning of this, agrees - he
says he’s gonna boone his wife later that night.
It’s not a bad documentary, but it’s no great shakes, either. It
actually feels a little tedious and repetitive and redundant after a
while, because you’re like, “Okay, I get it! It's a bad word!”
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