In this edition, we hear two reviews of The Simpsons Movie as America's most famous cartoon family step up from TV to the big screen for the first time.
Our critics agree that it's a very funny film, and we hear plenty of positive language as well as some useful informal expressions.
Vocabulary from the programme
a dysfunctional family
a family that doesn't function properly
on an epic scale
I don't have a problem with ...
an informal expression meaning you don't mind something, you're indifferent to it
lacking seriousness or importance
unreal, strange, bizarre
to reach rock bottom
to be 'at a low point' or a difficult moment in life
to be bang on
to fit or match something exactly
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