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She’s a Hair Hopper, That’s What She Is

The 1988 film Hairspray was John Waters’ most mainstream film, and the first to receive a PG rating. It lacks the blatantly shocking humor and much of the cynical viewpoint of his earlier movies, and instead is a quite positive … Continue reading

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The Divine and the Profane

On Friday, Beth and I attended a showing of three of John Waters’ early short films at the Lincoln Center Film Society in Manhattan. This was part of a series celebrating Waters’ fifty years as a filmmaker. He’s been appearing … Continue reading

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I Want to Be Where the People Are

The Little Mermaid – Disney’s twenty-eighth animated feature is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, but takes a lot of liberties with its source material. This is typical for Disney, of course, but in this particular case it’s … Continue reading

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