Tag: John Waters

Three Summers (2017) 6.1

Three Summers (2017)

Set over three summers at The Westival, a fictional West Australian rural folk festival redoubtable local radio personality 'Queenie' describes as "Australia in a tent". Two young musicians fall in love against a wider c...

Cecil B. Demented (2000) 6.3

Cecil B. Demented (2000)

In front of the cameras and in public, famed Hollywood actress Honey Whitlock, a product of the studio system, is as sweet as her name. Behind the scenes, she is demanding and controlling, making life a nightmare for any...

Breaker Morant (1980) 7.8

Breaker Morant (1980)

During the Boer War, three Australian lieutenants are on trial for shooting Boer prisoners. Though they acted under orders, they are being used as scapegoats by the General Staff, who hopes to distance themselves from th...

Multiple Maniacs (1970) 6.7

Multiple Maniacs (1970)

The travelling sideshow 'Lady Divine's Cavalcade of Perversions' is actually a front for a group of psychotic kidnappers, with Lady Divine herself the most vicious and depraved of all - but her life changes after she get...

Pink Flamingos (1972) 6.1

Pink Flamingos (1972)

Sleaze queen Divine lives in a caravan with her mad hippie son Crackers and her 250-pound mother Mama Edie, trying to rest quietly on their laurels as 'the filthiest people alive'. But competition is brewing in the form ...

Cry-Baby (1990) 6.5

Cry-Baby (1990)

Allison is a "square" good girl who has decided she wants to be bad and falls hard for Cry-Baby Walker, a Greaser (or "Drape" in John Waters parlance). Spoofing Elvis movies and Juvenile Delinquency scare films of the '5...

Desperate Living (1977) 7.2

Desperate Living (1977)

A rich housewife murders her husband with the help of her overweight maid, and the two go on the run, ending up in Mortville, a town providing refuge for criminals. They shack up with a lesbian ex-wrestler and her murder...

Mansome (2012) 5.4

Mansome (2012)

In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore - what does it mean to be a man? Oscar nominee Morgan Spurlock and executive producers Ben Silverman, Will Arnett, and Jason Bateman present a delightf...

Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019) 5.5

Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019)

A look at the life and work of New York power broker Roy Cohn....

Mystery Road s1 e3 Chasing Ghosts 7.6

Mystery Road s1 e3 Chasing Ghosts

Assuming it is Larry who has broken into Shevorne's house, Emma and Jay burst in to find it's Georgia. Georgia is convinced Shevorne is involved in Reese's disappearance - but then the heartbreaking truth comes out: Rees...

Mystery Road s1 e1 Gone 7.7

Mystery Road s1 e1 Gone

When Indigenous detective Jay Swan arrives in the remote town of Patterson to investigate a mysterious disappearance from an outback cattle station, he thinks it will be an easy three day job. But it soon becomes clear t...

Mystery Road s1 e5 The Waterhole 7.8

Mystery Road s1 e5 The Waterhole

As Reese's murder reverberates through the small town of Patterson, his grieving mother Liz asks to hold her son's memorial at Black Springs. However when the request is refused by the local Aboriginal Elders, citing tha...

Grievous Bodily Harm (1988) 5.2

Grievous Bodily Harm (1988)

A schoolteacher (John Waters) becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife (Joy Bell) did not die in a car accident, as everyone else thinks.::John Sacksteder ...

Beautiful Darling-2010 7.3

Beautiful Darling-2010

Candy Darling was a fixture in the New York Off-Broadway scene in the 60s, in Warhol films such as Women in Revolt and Flesh, and became a prominent personality in Warhol's circles, influencing such noted contemporary ar...

Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution-2017 6.9

Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution-2017

A documentary on Queercore, the cultural and social movement that began as an offshoot of punk and was distinguished by its discontent with society's disapproval of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities....

I Am Divine-2013 7.6

I Am Divine-2013

How Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, became John Waters' cinematic muse and an international drag icon.::Anonymous...

Pecker-1998 6.3

Pecker-1998

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when a photographer's photos he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world....

A Dirty Shame-2004 5.1

A Dirty Shame-2004

Middle-aged, sexually repressed Sylvia Stickles is the subject of this John Water's film, set in North Baltimore. She refuses to have sex with her husband, Vaughn Stickles, and keeps her overly-endowed daughter, Caprice,...

Homer and Eddie-1989 5.3

Homer and Eddie-1989

A mentally disabled man gets help from a sociopath when he tries to reunite with his dying father, who years earlier disowned him.::K. Rose ...

Polyester-1981 7

Polyester-1981

Francine Fishpaw is an upper middle class suburban housewife in Baltimore. Unfortunately for this "good Christian woman", the money to support her lifestyle comes from her husband's porno theater, the neighbors are prote...

Suburban Gothic-2014 5.5

Suburban Gothic-2014

Raymond has a prestigious MBA, but he can't find work. He can channel the paranormal, but chatting with a cute girl mystifies him. Kicked out of his big city apartment, Raymond returns home to his overbearing mother, ex-...

Serial Mom-1994 6.7

Serial Mom-1994

A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed t...

Hairspray-1988 6.9

Hairspray-1988

'Pleasantly Plump' teenager Tracy Turnblad achieves her dream of becoming a regular on the Corny Collins Dance Show. Now a teen hero, she starts using her fame to speak out for the causes she believes in, most of all int...

Female Trouble-1974 7.3

Female Trouble-1974

The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is...

Seed of Chucky-2004 4.8

Seed of Chucky-2004

The killer doll is back! Glen, the orphan doll offspring of the irrepressible devilish-doll-come-to-life Chucky and his equally twisted bride Tiffany. When production starts on a movie detailing the urban legend of his p...

Inside Deep Throat-2005 6.7

Inside Deep Throat-2005

In 1972, a seemingly typical shoestring budget pornographic film was made in a Florida hotel, "Deep Throat," starring Linda Lovelace. This film would surpass the wildest expectation of everyone involved to become one of ...

Hairspray-2007 6.6

Hairspray-2007

Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with all the right moves, is obsessed with the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school, she and her best friend Penny run home to watch the show and drool over the hot Link Larkin, much to T...

Return to Nim’s Island-2013 4.9

Return to Nim’s Island-2013

Return to Nim's Island to see how things are going with Nim and her Father. One day they get a message that some people will be buying the island to build an attraction there, but Nim will not stand for it and comes up w...

2:22-2017 5.8

2:22-2017

A clever, roller-coaster thriller that centers on Dylan an air traffic controller who is given a jolt when he narrowly escapes being responsible for a mid air collision between two passenger planes. Caused by a mysteriou...