When I first saw this movie I was in love, I had grown up with the Simpsons and visually this was a step up from the TV series, but no one stopped talking about it and the spider pig part which I didn't even find entertaining, then they pushed it too far by adding the pig in some TV episodes and making merchandise about the pig, they ruined their own movie, but still very funny
The much-beloved TV series translates to the big screen pretty well, and, although it doesn't quite maintain the humour all the way through, there are enough moments of pure Simpsons genius to make this a treat for all fans. I would've liked to have seen more of the characters featured regularly in the series, many of whom make no more than a brief cameo appearance. They provide a good proportion of the laughs on the TV series and are definitely underused here. Also, I found the big-screen music score a little out of place at times. But on the whole this is an amusing movie with much of the wit and charm of the TV show.