50′s throw-back films! Greasers. John Waters after Devine. A bit on Iggy Pop. Who is Traci Lords? A confused opinion on hatchet-face. Johnny Depp?! Entire budget of Cry-Baby: $12 Million. Depp’s average Pirates salary: $88 Million per film. Faux jazz lounge scene! Coupling and single characters. Drapes and squares. Bases and religious tattoos. The alphabet bomber movie. Is Cry-Baby a musical? Adaptations of adaptations. Courtroom scenes. Use the manhole! Roadracers: The Making of a Degenerate Hot Rod Flick. Showtime’s Rebel Highway series. An Invasion of the Body Snatchers metaphor. John Hawkes’ character. Building around icons. The long-awaited Roadracers DVD release!
Also referenced: A Dirty Shame, Hairspray, Serial Mom, Tank Girl, Batman, Pirates of the Caribbean, 21 Jump Street, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Woman in Black, Romeo and Juliet, Shawshank Redemption, Joe Dante (Gremlins), Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Rock N Rock High School, A New Nightmare, The Exorcist, El Marachi, Bedhead, Desperado, 8 Legged Freaks, The Tripper, Pulp Fiction, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, From Dusk Till Dawn, Deadwood, Me and You and Everyone We Know, Glengarry Glenn Ross, Shaun of the Dead, Hellride, Cemetery Junction, Two-Lane Blacktop, Planet Terror, Machete, Four Rooms, Sin City, Cabin Fever, House of the Devil, Rogue, The Innkeepers
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Director: John Waters
Writer: John Waters
Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane, Iggy Pop
In 1950s Baltimore, a bad-boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good-girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.
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Director: Robert Rodriguez
Writer: Robert Rodriguez
Starring: David Arquette, John Hawkes, Salma Hayek, Jason Wiles
Cynical look at a 50's rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.