John Waters
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The 100 Essential Directors Part 10: Josef Von Sternberg to Zhang Yimou
5 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

The final day of directors is here, Josef Von Sternberg through Zhang Yimou. German Expressionism, Dogme 95, contemporary views of Asian life, post-WWII malaise in Eastern Europe, and the alternately heartwarming and queer takes on everyday life in Baltimore all hold a space on today's list. Did we forget your favorite director on this list?

Part 3: The Stellar '70s
19 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM

When it comes to post-modern moviemaking, everyone stereotypes the Me Decade as the genre's defining moment. In this case -- as illustrated by the 10 films that represent it -- the categorization is more than accurate.


John Waters and the Demented Delights of the Demi-Monde
5 Apr 2017 // 4:30 AM

Multiple Maniacs revels in the importance of unimportant things.

Changing Lanes With John Waters
11 Sep 2014 // 9:05 PM

To most, hitchhiking is a terrifying risk taken by the desperate or insane. This makes it a perfect subject for John Waters’ latest book, Carsick.


Ranking the Greats: The 10 Best Films of John Waters
23 Apr 2014 // 4:30 AM

He's made bad taste a true art form. In light of his recent birthday, here's our choices for John Waters' 10 Best Films.

And the Oscar Goes to...Roger Corman???
13 Sep 2009 // 8:30 PM

That audible gasp you heard last week was film geek society struggling to come to grips with what they just heard. After years of being


John Waters has his own special brand of holiday cheer
20 Dec 2010 // 12:55 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. — John Waters loves Christmas. Seriously. You wouldn't expect the man behind such twisted cult classics as "Pink Flamingos," "Female Trouble," "Polyester" and

John Waters talks (and talks) about his subversive career
7 Nov 2007 // 10:48 PM

Known at the beginning of his career as "The King of Sleaze," "The Prince of Puke" and "The Pope of Trash," provocative indie filmmaker John

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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