Final Destination

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Fri, Sep 12

9:30pm

Final Destination
James Wong, 2000
USA/Canada | Format: 35mm | 98 minutes

Introduction by John Waters.

I’m a sucker for plane-crash scenes, and the opening of this “you can’t cheat death” nail-biter was so suspenseful and horrifying that it spawned four sequels (all good, too!). You’ll never tell anyone to “have a safe flight” again.

John Waters Presents: “Movies I’m Jealous I Didn’t Make”

Here they are—eight extreme, astoundingly perverse, darkly funny, and, most importantly, supremely surprising films that turn me green with envy. Why oh why can’t I make films like these—ones that jolted me out of all cinematic lethargy? Exploitation, art, horror? There’s no such thing as genre when you’ve slipped to the other side of cinema-sanity. See for yourself the movies that drove me beyond the pale of normal movie madness. Jealousy over other directors’ careers is a terrible thing to waste. —John Waters

Series: Fifty Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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