Pink Flamingos Reviews
December 2, 2020
There is even a touch of genius to the filth of Waters, Divine and company. These folks were way ahead of their time. They may still be ahead of the times. Indeed, the times may never catch up.
August 17, 2015
Seeing this movie seemed like having a dream of home, and the world of the movie made me feel like I'd found my true home.
September 18, 2014
It will take patience and a strong stomach to sit through, to 'take,' the whole.
July 13, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] "Pink Flamingos" remains to this day the most cogently transgressive and anarchic film ever made.
July 28, 2012
But what made Waters unique was the joyous quality of his work, the wicked delight he took in trashy obscenity.
September 7, 2011
Twenty-five years after Pink Flamingos was first unleashed, the film has lost none of its danger, its wit, its psychotic exuberance.
June 18, 2011
This bad-taste comedy put John Waters on the map as the propeht of low budget, trashy but signficant indie films
March 14, 2010
What was considered shocking in the 1970s seems benign today.
September 2, 2007
People complain about shock cinema and how far it has to go now to penetrate our jaded, desensitized sensibilities. Come meet the grandfather of it all!
December 6, 2005
[An] absolutely uninhibited exercise in scatology and low camp.
August 22, 2005
[A] demented comedy that defecates on everything the '60s stood for, and then allows the drag queen in the lead to eat in, right on camera.
April 2, 2005
Infamously sick and certainly worth seeing ... but don't expect much.