The Rocky Horror Picture Show
A Different Set Of Jaws.
It's the weird and wonderful as newly engaged couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when they car halts in the rain. They both look for contact only to find themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there? Especially when a large group of Transylvanians dance to the 'Time Warp', Dr. Frank-N-Furter builds his own man and a whole host of participation for the audience to enjoy.
I have no idea how to sum this up other than I loved it so I'll try this the best I can...
Fuck it. I'm lost for words.
Let's all just do the Time Warp.
What the fuck did I just watch?
Well, now I've got that out into the open, here's my review. If it's even possible to review something this mental. I just have strange urges to try and orchestrate a gang bang to the soundtrack.
Now, I'm not usually a fan of musicals, bar 'Sweeney Todd' and 'Singin' in the Rain', but I may well have just found my reason to fall in love with the genre; even if it means only truly falling in love with this one film. This is because it made me feel like I was on an acid trip, which is a great thing because as a university student who is skint of any currency right down…
I was late in coming to this one - didn't see it until 7 or 8 years ago, actually. And even then, it's taken a few years and a few viewings to become something I really love. But I sure do. I love every crazy, chaotic, colorful, ridiculous, gender-bending, omnisexual moment of it.
I don't think I could be one of those people who attend hundreds and hundreds of midnight screenings of it (as many do), but I can understand the impulse. It really does get better and better the more you watch it. On first viewing it seems a little overwhelming and haphazard, but in successive viewings it becomes ridiculously enjoyable when you have the ability to look forward…
Yes I will do the Time Warp.
I somehow never saw this movie, but knew all the songs. After finally seeing it I completely understand the cult like worship it has received for almost 40 years. Tim Curry is a fantastic performer - you can't take your eyes off him and when he's not on the screen you miss him. Richard O'Brien, who played Riff Raff, created this musical and I can't even imagine the level of creativity and genius it took. It's one of those situations where all these wacky and fantastic pieces just fell into place - the actors, the scenery, and of course the rock and roll.
(Film 22 of Toby's Attempt At The December Project)
I did GCSE drama and still hadn't seen this in full until now. Yeah, that doesn't sound right.
Unlike this though. Now I understand why people say this is a film you have to see. It's gloriously camp, wonderfully over-the-top and enjoyable, the songs are unbelievably catchy and above all, filled with what can only be described as sheer fucking insanity.
Going back to the songs though - they really are brilliant. Every number is just so over-the-top and and energetic that you can't help but want to sing along. Or try at least.
Then of course there's the part of the film everyone talks about - Tim 'May Cause Confusion'…
I've seen it a few times in the past before I really got into movies and never really took it too seriously, but this time I finally saw what a lot others have. it's pretty catchy, not gonna lie, but it works well. It was funny and serious at some points while totally not taking itself too seriously. Overall I thought it was entertaining and certainly re-watchable.
Verdadero cine de culto. Uno de los mayores prodigios del cine como experiencia. Dont dream it, be it. No me canso de verla.
The movie about movies by people who hate movies.
I'm sure this is loads of fun with a proper audience but the question is, do I really want to be paraded around in front of a group of strangers with a large 'V' written on my forehead in red lipstick?
The answer is yes.
Premiering in 1973, The Rocky Horror Show is regularly listed as one of the best examples of musical theatre ever written. This is even more impressive, given that the show was scripted and scored by out-of-work actor Richard O'Brien as a way to keep busy between gigs... and yes, that is Richard O'Brien who would go on to present The Crystal Maze...
The play was such a success that it only took two years to go from an experimental production in a space above a theatre to an international cinema release through 20th Century Fox. The film version stars many of the original theatre cast, including O'Brien himself, the infamous Tim Curry in his greatest role, Australian pop star Little…
Nigel Thornberry dressed in drag.
the erica smorgasbord
Watched at midnight screening at Texas Frightmare Weekend 2013 with the shadowcast and it was amazeballs!
[pass] (38min) Couldn't finish. Music isn't good. Movie didn't give me anything else to latch onto.
It's incredibly hard not love this film.
The only bad point is that in parts the plot isn't very clear to follow and the film is slightly confusing, which I'm not sure is intentional.
As much as I love this film I think it's something that would be far better to watch live on stage.