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JAMES ON SOUTH PARK
James finally admitted to lending his vocal cords to the South Park movie on the Members Only Message Boards at Metallica.com. Because this is a Members Only area, we will not post his responce (he also answered several other questions)... Members: go check it out now!
We were told repeatedly by people at Paramount, that this was not James, and in fact South Park creator, Trey Parker.
The rest of the band, it seems, sat this one out. Arguments on SP fan sites continue as to whether all of Metallica was involved, or just James, and when the recording session took place.
Q. I remember when ''South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut'' came out. I seem to remember that the earlier title of this film was ''South Park: All Hell Breaks Loose.'' This title was rejected by the MPAA on the basis of the word ''Hell'' in the title. I was wondering if this was true why they decided to allow the word ''Hell'' in the title of ''From Hell'' the new movie with Johnny Depp? This would seem to be very contradictory.
Russell Benz, Fargo N.D.
A. Richard Taylor, spokesman for the MPAA, says: ''According to the Classification and Ratings Administration in Los Angeles, the word 'hell' was never part of the title of that film (at least never in any form when the ratings board was reviewing the film). Therefore, the simple answer to Mr. Benz's question is that the MPAA never rejected the use of the word 'hell' in the title of the film.''
This statement is technically true in that it refers to the version submitted to the board. But the MPAA often makes ''suggestions'' before films are submitted. According to the Internet Movie Database, ''In a clandestine rebellion against MPAA, who forced them to alter some of the film's content and its original title, Trey Parker and Matt Stone slipped the new title, 'Bigger, Longer and Uncut' (adjectives that can describe a penis as well as the film) past the ratings board.'' And the Web site The Censors quotes Parker: ''Originally, our movie was called 'South Park: All Hell Breaks Loose.' The MPAA said, You can't say 'hell' in the title.'' The site continues: ''He and Stone's counterproposal for the title was an obvious penis joke, Parker said, but the MPAA approved it. 'They just didn't get it.' '' This is also the story Parker and Stone told Jay Leno on ''The Tonight Show.''
|Joan:||[addresing Matt] Gwyneth, you look fabulous.|
|Matt:||Oh, thanks. Everyone looks fabulous.|
|Trey:||It's a magical night.|
|Matt:||It's a magical night.|
|Trey:||It's a night of magic.|
|Matt:||It's a night of magic and stars, and everyone looks fabulous.|
|Trey:||I'm so excited! [bobs around]|
|Joan:||Are your parents watching, I hope?|
|Matt:||I hope so.|
|Trey:||My mom and dad are watching, yes, I think.|
|Marc:||[off camera] Joan, who are you wearing?|
|Matt:||My mom are wat- my mom was watching 'til right about now.|
|Joan:||[laughs] Your mom right now is explaining to everybody… Will you change for the party, or are you smart enough to get it that this was a great photo-op?|
|Matt:||Well, we're gonna play it by ear. [Joan strokes Marc's fur coat]|
|Joan:||Your first Academy Awards?|
|Joan:||Your first Academy Awards show?|
|Trey:||First one and probably last.|
|Matt:||First one and probably last. I don't think they'll ever invite us back again. [after this, the trio leave. Joan turns to the camera]|
|Joan:||Those guys look like idiots!|
as performed by Robin Willians
Times have changed.|
Our kids are getting worse.
They won't obey their parents;
They just want to fart and curse.
Should we blame the government?
Or blame society?
Or should we blame the images on TV?
|NO! Blame Canada!|
|Second Chorus||It seems that everything's gone wrong|
Since Cananda came along.
We need to form a full assault;
It's Canada's fault!
|Don't blame yourself|
For your son Stan.
He saw the darn cartoon,
And now he's off to join the Klan.
And my boy Eric once,
Had my picture on his shelf,
But now when he sees me, he tells me to [crowd gasps] myself!
|"La Resistance" Medley
Because when Canada is gone
There'll be no more Celine Dion!
||Blame Canada! Blame Canada!|
They're not even a real country anyway.
|Kenny coulda been a doctor or a lawyer, rich and true
Instead he burned up like a piggy on a barbecue.
Should we blame the matches?
Should we blame the fire?
Or the doctors who allowed him to expire?
|Heck No! Blame Canada!
With all their hockey hullabaloo!
And that bitch Anne Murray, too!
|First Chorus variation
All I can say is, oy, gevalt,
It's Canada's fault!
[at this point the townsfolk move to the rear and stand on platforms behind the mountains and above Willams while female Canadian Mounties wearing short shorts prance out and join him. Several people come out wielding "No Canada" flags]
||Blame Canada! Blame Canada!|
with Bryan Adam's beady eyes
["The Canadian government has apologized for Bryan Adams on several occasions..."]And Margaret Trudeau's friendly thighs
[According to Art Fein, in 1977 Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's young wife, Margaret (he was 58, she 29), left her wedding anniversary, husband and three children to see a Stones show - and subsequently, to tour with the Brits. Along the way she slept with Mick Jagger. After she switched beds to sleep with Ron Wood, Jagger remarked, "I wouldn't go near her with a barge pole." When Maggie returned and Pierre asked where she'd been, she replied, "None of your fucking business"]Blame Canada! Shame on Canada
||The smut we must stop, the trash we must smash,|
the laughter and fun must all be undone.
We must blame them and cause a fuss,
Before somebody thinks of blaming us!
|[Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and Halle Barry are at the podium trying to be charming]
||Rebecca:||You know, sometimes I think, "Wouldn't life be great if it were more like a musical?"
||Halle:||Yeah… You could be… making love and break out into a song, with a big band… right behind you.
||Rebecca:||…Yeah. You know, I tried that once, but the trombone kept pokin' me in the ass.
||Halle:||[chuckles softly] Guess what? That wasn't a trombone. [chuckles some more]
||Rebecca:||Oooo. [places her right hand over her lips. Halle laughs as the crowd hoots and hollers]
||Halle:||Here are the nominees for Best Musical Performance.
||Announcer:||Here it is: Best Musical Performance… [video clip begins to play, overwhelming the announcer's voice. The first nominee pops in] Matt Damon, Jude Law, and Fiorello, "Tu Vuò Fa L'Americano" [a clip of the three singing in an Italian bar. Next nominee] Mike Myers and Vern Troyer, "Just The Two Of Us" [Dr. Evil sings to Mini Me in a video. Next nominee] Heath Ledger, "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" [he sings to a particular cheerleader and is escorted off the bleachers. Next nominee] Terrance and Phillip, "Uncle Fucka" [they sing the climax to their song. End of nominees. The audience cheers]
||Rebecca:||And the winner for Best Musical Performance in a Movie is…
||Halle:||[opens the envelope and reads] Matt Stone and Trey Parker, "UNCLE FUCKA!" South Park. [the audience cheers, Rebecca applauds. The fart sequence to the song plays as Trey walks up to the stage, followed soon by Matt Stone. Both of them greet Rebecca and Halle and receive their Popcorns]
||Trey:||Uhm… I wanna thank MTV and all of you for not even nominationg Phil Collins. [Rebecca and Halle leave as the audience laughs. Trey and Matt look at their Popcorns] And uh… When I wrote "Uncle Fucka" I didn't realize how many lives it would touch. Um… [some audience reaction is shown] And so I hope it stands as a song about freedom for all of us for a long time.
||Matt:||Well also… Also, I wanna thank everyone who worked on the movie with us, especially Marc Shaiman, who uh, did that brilliant fart sequence in that, in that uh, thing, and uh…
||Someone:||I love you, Halle! [Trey grins]
||Matt:||Hey uh, I do too, man. You look a lot better in a dress than I do [Trey: Yeah]; the whole town knows that.
||Trey:||[chuckles] That's good.
||Trey:||Free the West Memphis Three! [the camera pulls back as Trey and Matt walk off stage.]
Posted in South Park Studios by: butters @ 04-20-2001 11:05
Here is our new cut of the South Park movie to submit to the MPAA. I wanted to tell you exactly what notes we did and did not address.Now, why are we seeing this now and didn't see it back in, say, 2001, other than it being a slow news day?
Call with any questions
- We left in both the "fisting" and "rimjob" references in the counselor's office scene. We did cut the word "hole" from "asshole" as per our conversation.
- We took out the entire "God has fucked me in the ass so many times..." It is gone.
- Although it is not animated yet, we put a new storyboard in for clarification in the scene with Saddan Hussein's penis. The intent now is that you never see Saddam's real penis, he is in fact using dildos both times.
- We have the shot animated that reveals the fact that Winona is not shooting ping-pong balls from her vagina. She is, in fact, hitting the balls with a ping-pong paddle.
- We took out the only reference to "cum-sucking ass" in the film. It was in the counselor's office and we took it out.
- We left in the scenes with Cartman's mom and the horse as per our conversation. This is one joke we really want to fight for.
P.S. This is my favorite memo ever.