John Waters, writer-director of “Pink Flamingos” and the original “Hairspray,” has been selected by the Writers Guild of America East to receive its Ian McLellan Hunter Award to honor his body of…
In his long and storied career, writer-director John Waters, the Baltimore bard of trash and sleaze and twisted kicks, has staged all kinds of scenes, from delinquent comedy to hardcore gross-outs to…
Like the Massachusetts seaside town that serves as its host, the Provincetown Intl. Film Festival has been a beacon for independent-minded artists who seek to showcase and discuss their work with a…
Playboy is hoping it can do for old porn what Time Warner’s Turner Classic Movies does for the best cinema of yesteryear. The adult-entertainment company's premium cable outlet, Playboy TV, will on…
"Mangus!" recalls the outrageous trailer-trash scenarios of seminal '70s works by John Waters (who duly makes a cameo appearance).
A patently abrasive, deliberately cruddy-looking mock-documentary.
New Line Cinema has made a deal with "Hairspray" creator John Waters to write a treatment for a sequel to summer 2007's hit musical feature.
In the beginning, Divine played the role of Edna Turnblad. And the first day on the set of "Hairspray," I didn't recognize him. I thought it was another neighborhood woman watching the shoot. We were…
John Water's world comes full circle as "Hairspray" travels from H'wood to B'way and back.
The front cover of the "Pink Flamingos" DVD box proudly quotes the pic's original Daily Variety review: "One of the most vile, stupid and repulsive film ever made." More than 30 years later, this…
Diehard John Waters fans who've been lamenting the director's detour in recent years from his subversive bad-taste roots into tamer territory will be appeased by gleeful filth and outrageousness. A…
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