Time to unleash your inner freak. John Waters is coming to town! The brilliantly entertaining filmmaker, writer and shock auteur supremo, Waters is coming to Australia in October to perform his glorious one man show “This Filthy World”. Waters, who directed the original “Hairspray” (1988) and “Pink Flamingo” (1972), will also curate a film festival,
Given the success of Tarantino’s latest offering in Inglourious Basterds (and pretty much his entire back catalogue), there are certainly some big shoes to fill when you tout your play as a “Tarantino-style road trip”. Snappy dialogue, dark humour, morally ambiguous characters, plot twists and bloody violence are all that we have come to expect from Tarantino.
Opening only days after Cate Blanchett and Sydney Theatre Company announce another ‘big name’ but staid season of revivals and adaptations of old favourites, this is the most bone rattling, sassy and fist pumping Australian production of the year.