Rocky Horror Fans...

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  1. dreamer20

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    I've seen it and I'm sorry to say I hated it :(
     
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    The movie is about 1/2 too long. I appreciate that nobody goes to Rocky Horror to actually see the movie and much depends on the quality of the audience performances, but the one time I saw it I was wholly underwhelmed. Perhaps if the audience was better I would have had more fun.
     
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    I agree with jason_els. It is wholly dependent upon the audience participation. And, there is not much chance for any real acting -- not that it matters.
     
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    Dreamer, you ask me for my views on the RHP SHOW....and you shall receive it......IN ABUNDANCE!!!

    Man, this movie I just love, it's totally camp, Tim Curry is just defuckingvine as Frank, I mean those pearls, those EYES, the panties!!! But best of all, the clipped upper class accent!!

    It's messy, it's OTT, it's sexy, it's dark....OMG, it's just soooo GAY!

    The first time I saw the movie I had the flu, it was a late winters night in the middle of the countryside, the wind was howling outside, and at 2am, when I was a young man of 18 years old, I lost my Rocky virginity.

    Needless to say, I felt MUCH better after seeing the movie.
     
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    I am actually in a cast that performs the movie monthly.
     
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    Damn, all that in a pair of panties....phew!!:wink:
     
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    I've seen the movie on TV, and I actually enjoyed it.
     
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    Ummm, Rocky Horror just can't be properly understood by watching it on TV. You have to go to the theater to see it. It's like watching Lawrence of Arabia on a pocket DVD player. You'll lose everything that matters.

    If it's playing near you, go to the showing. They're nearly always at midnight, and dress in clothes you won't mind getting dirty.
     
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    Nothing like that out here in the boonies...
     
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    The movie became popular right about the time that the gay community discovered the gym. And Rocky looked so fabulous in that gold posing suit!
     
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    Confession time: I have seen the RHPS 318 times. I have played the roles of Columbia, Frankenfurter, Janet and (one night when we were all terribly drunk) Rocky.

    Our audience participation went through phases - there was a period of about 18 months when we were really fucking tight and we got huge audiences - we did college Ents gigs and promotional events and even RHPS dance-o-grams. It was fantastic fun, earned me beer vouchers in my college years and of course there was quite a lot of sex.

    Now, where's that misty-eyed reminiscence smilie.
     
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    I wasn't terribly impressed.
     
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    When I was ten, my mother's friend was babysitting me for the evening while my parents were out and Lulu (yes, that was her name) decided to take me with her to see RHPC. I wondered why she was getting dressed in a corset, heavy makeup, made a bag of toast, and brought an umbrella when it wasn't raining but I went along and soon found myself in a theatre with people dressed like Lulu, throwing toast, newspapers, and yelling at the characters. I had never experienced anything quite like it and don't think I ever will.

    My mother, needless to say, was not happy when she found out the source of my entertainment for the evening.
     
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    I love the soundtrack. Tim Curry had a brief recording career himself back in the 80's. He had a minor hit with a song called I Do The Rock. What a great song. The great David Sandborn is featured on Sax.
     
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    First saw it in the middle 70's, at the time no one did anything strange during the movie. Within a couple of months though the whole thing went wild and we used to go to the shows just to see the crazy outfits and acts. What a wonderful thing it did for many people in many ways. Recently went to a costume party as Dr. Frankenfurter - won the contest there :) I was having trouble thinking of a costume that would work well and was different. I hit the lotto on that one !
     
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    I was in our college production as Dr. Frankenfurter, we only did three shows, and nobody threw anything or shouted at us, but there were alot of people dressed up.
     
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    "Kick the tire, Stupid!"

    The Rocky Horror phenomenon has evolved into the more controlled and tame "Sing a long" movie shows.
     
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    Yes it was a good movie.
     
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    "It's just a jump to the left !!..."

    During the summer that I worked as a junior counselor, I got to hang out with some college students who were RHPS fanatics. I saw that movie about 10x that summer. It was a riot. I was in charge of the props: toilet paper, rice, newspapers, candles, water guns, etc.

    I don't know if I really liked the movie itself, or if it was just so cool hanging out with college students. It would be interesting to see it now, 25 years later, and see what I think. I still remember the words to "Sweet Transvestite".

    And RHPS turned me on to Meat Loaf, who is still one of my rock 'n' roll favs.
     
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