One more thing before I start, IF YOU USE SJW, FEMINAZI, OR OTHER STUPID HATEFUL BULLSHIT UNIRONICALLY, I DO NOT SUPPORT YOU, FUCK OFF WITH YOUR STUPID SHIT, NO ONE WORTH A DAMN, RESPECTS MRA MORONS, BIGOTS AND OTHER ONLINE SHIT HEADS! Am I understood? Good.
Is Sausage Party offensive? Yes, that shouldn't be a question honestly, but if you're wondering if it's a mean spirited insult, the answer is no. Yes, I'm aware the still being used here shows a tequila portrayed as a stereotypical Mexican, but no I didn't find that offensive, surprising be cause get this, I come from a Mexican background, both my parents are from Mexico, yet still I found this okay, shocking I know. I acknowledge that this movie is filled with stereotypes that are quite offensive, but I also acknowledge the jokes here are either too silly and "punny" to be all that cruel or mean, while a lot more of the stereotypical food is kind of based in an uncomfortable truth, we add stereotypes to our own food.
As someone with a Mexican background, I'm very familiar with Tapatio, a hot sauce that features a stereotypical Hispanic figure on the logo, does it offend me? No, but it does look stereotypical. What about Uncle Ben or Aunt Jemima? Don't they feel stereotypical? Ever seen a Pizza joint featuring a stereotypical looking Italian on the box? In fact have you noticed certain packages are designed in ways that make it apparent where the food originates from, it's not exactly cruel, but it is something you start noticing when you think about it. Sausage Party may have offensive stereotypes, but we created those in our own food products, and we continue letting them exist, whether we intend to or not. Also, before you bring it up, yes making fruit gay is clearly just done for a cheap pun, but on the other hand, we did decide one day that being "fruity" was a gay thing.
Of course the other offensive subject in the film is the sex, which all I can say is that orgy scene was gross, overlong, and was probably thought up just because the filmmakers thought seeing food fuck would be funny, well to be fair it was HYSTERICAL, but it was also perfect. Look, this movie is very much a send up to religion, with one of the major rules of being good to the "gods" being abstinence (pretty much) so it makes sense for the food to fuck in an all out orgy to celebrate their rejection of the "gods". You may be disturbed by the sex, but that's kind of the point, it's clever and I love it, even though I understand others won't like it.
So yes, Sausage Party is offensive, but it's not rudely insulting, some of it is just silly jokes, some of it is making a point while being offensive, but no I don't think it's mean spirited. Yes, a lot of it is gross, a lot is based in stereotypes, but this is a smart enough movie that knows how to utilize those things, a lesser movie would've lacked the satirical punch this provides, while oddly enough making a much more restrained sex scene.
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Written By Octaviano Macias
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