FUTURAMA: THE BEAST WITH A BILLION BACKS is the funny follow-up to BENDER'S BIG SCORE. Some things in the plot will require knowledge of the series to get the most out of this one. Fry finds it hard to share himself with a new woman (that has four other boy friends). Kiff and Amy get married. Bender joins The League Of Robots. Then something with infinite tentacles invade the universe (looking for love)
from the crack in space and time created at the end of BENDER'S BIG SCORE. I really enjoyed the film, but the whole let date
Yivo (the thing with tentacles) plot after he forced everyone to love him plot is where the film goes wrong. I do like Bender
giving away his first robot son to seal a deal with the DEvil for a robot army from Hell. Bender seems to stick out in this
film the most and that the FUTURAMA writers have a big crush on Bender given the plots of the DVD films (including the next
The feature audio commentary is by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, John DiMaggio, Maurice
LaMarche, Michael Rowe, Claudia Katz, Peter Avanzino, and Lee Supercinski.
The Lost Adventure has scenes from the Futurama video game (with optional audio commentary). The animation is crude compared to the animation on the series. The deleted scenes are a combination of storyboards and animatics.
Then there is a feature on David Cross who voice acts the title creature.
BLOOPERAMA sees the Futurama cast at work doing flubs and it isn't that funny.
3-D MODELS has the animators talk and show the various 3D animation in the movie.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF DEATHBALL goes into the art design for the costumes and game of Deathball. The best is saved for last- the trailer for THE LORD OF THE RINGS PARODY, BENDER'S
FINAL ANALYSIS: THE DEATS WITH A BILLION BACKS is a mixed and yet entertaining film in the FUTURAMA
DVD film series. Plenty of extras for fans to enjoy too.
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