By insisting on keeping his pleasures in the face of revolution, Waters seems to be taking a swipe at serious documentary-style films which subject audiences to visions of struggle and horror to make a point about the need for serious fighting to overcome obstacles.
“Hairspray” is originally based on the 1988 John Waters comedy about star-struck teenagers on a local Baltimore dance show. The new version of the film is based on New Line’s hit Broadway adaptation of the film, which debuted in 2002, and went on to win eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Director. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman have contributed new songs to their Tony Award-winning score for their movie version.
Hairspray Review | Movie - Empire
Presented at the 42nd Locarno International Film Festival (winner of the 2nd runner up prize in the Young Critics' award section), the 39th Berlin International Film Festival, and the 3rd Singapore International Film Festival.
Lee Jung-sae (Ahn Sung-ki) is "Your forever lover boy who gets bigger with your love, love, love, your lark on a sunny day, .
Hairspray (2007) Movie Review - MRQE
Source: Korean Film Council (KOFIC).
These are some reviews of the features released from the 1980s that have generated the most discussion and interest among film critics and/or the general public.
A walk to remember movie review essay - Yellow peril thesis
It's as if they are saying 'See what will happen to you, ladies, if you pursue the rich guy over the nice guy?' This is a variant of the revenge cinema for which South Korea is worldly famous, evidenced further in another film rarely acknowledged as a revenge film, Hur Jin-ho's .