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Ric Ocasek - MusiCares Person Of The Year Tribute To Bob Dylan at Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 6th February 2015

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Ric Ocasek - MusiCares Person of the Year 2015 honoring Bob Dylan - Arrivals at Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015

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Ric Ocasek - 2015 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala Honoring Bob Dylan held at the Los Angeles Convention Center at Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 6th February 2015

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Ric Ocasek Friday 20th May 2011 takes a walk through Toronto Toronto, Canada

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Ric Ocasek and Paulina Porizkova - Ric Ocasek and Paulina Porizkova New York City, USA - Special New York screening of 'The Limits of Control' at Landmark's Sunshine Theater - Arrivals Tuesday 28th April 2009

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Hairspray (1988) 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 (1988) Review

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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