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Leon Robinson, Bill Duke, Razaaq Adoti, Tomorrow Baldwin Montgomery, Aunjanue Ellis and Clayton Prince - Leon Robinson, Bill Duke, Razaaq Adoti, Tomorrow Baldwin Montgomery, Aunjanue Ellis, Clayton Prince New York City, USA - Premiere of 'Cover' at the Village East Theater - Arrivals Monday 18th February 2008

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Clayton Prince, Clifton Davis and Prince - Clayton Prince, Clifton Davis, Raz Adoti, Mya Harrison and Director Bill Duke Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Premiere of Cover held at Loews hotel Saturday 16th February 2008

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Hairspray (1988) Review


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Some 34 years after the Supreme Court ended segregation, John Waters made Hairspray, probably his most wholesome film ever (it's rated PG), to relive his Baltimore youth among the regulars of his local American Bandstand-esque dance show. Hairspray's The Corny Collins Show was indeed based on a real Baltimore show called The Buddy Deane Show, and Waters' skewering of the young Elvises and their high-hair girls is dead-on.

Set in 1963, Baltimore was still fighting integration by refusing to let black youths participate in shows like these. The minority finds an unlikely champion, though, in Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) an enormous girl who only wants to dance! As the pretty kids push against the rising popularity of the fat girl, a convenient analogue to racial discrimination develops.

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Hairspray Review


Very Good
Some 34 years after the Supreme Court ended segregation, John Waters made Hairspray, probably his most wholesome film ever (it's rated PG), to relive his Baltimore youth among the regulars of his local American Bandstand-esque dance show. Hairspray's The Corny Collins Show was indeed based on a real Baltimore show called The Buddy Deane Show, and Waters' skewering of the young Elvises and their high-hair girls is dead-on.

Set in 1963, Baltimore was still fighting integration by refusing to let black youths participate in shows like these. The minority finds an unlikely champion, though, in Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) an enormous girl who only wants to dance! As the pretty kids push against the rising popularity of the fat girl, a convenient analogue to racial discrimination develops.

Continue reading: Hairspray Review

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