writer: John Waters

Hairspray

July 20, 2007
"Hairspray" has two clear messages. One is that integration is right and segregation is wrong. This film, based in 1961 Baltimore, does a pretty good job in showcasing a much-needed racial acceptance as several white students embrace black students, called "negroes"in the movie. They are upset that [...]

Cecil B. Demented

August 11, 2000
There was a time when John Waters was a lone wolf with his satirical and offensive scripts that skewered middle-class values. But today, he is just one of many filmmakers trying to out-crass and out-skewer one another. What made him a cult figure was his ability to shock the audience. In his [...]

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