Cry-Baby + Roadracers

Cry-Baby + Roadracers
Podcast: Double Feature
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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...

Posted August 2, 2012
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 5

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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!

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Cry-Baby

Cry-Baby


Released: April 6, 1990
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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.

Roadracers

Roadracers


Released: July 22, 1994
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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.

 
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