2015 is the 40th Anniversary of the UK theatrical release of the cult classic The Rocky Horror Show movie. The Rocky Horror Picture Show was sort of a flop by today’s standards, but once midnight screenings began in NYC, there was no stopping this raucous and infectious work of madness. Originally a stage play, it hopped from stage to screen with Richard O’Brien’s script. It was meant to be a tribute science fiction and B horror movies of the late 1930s through early 1970s. The costumes are now iconic and shadow casts around the county work painstakingly to imitate them. It’s been said that the film’s costumes were a big influence on the punk music scene’s style. Read more on I SCREAM YOU SCREAM.
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