Run time: 111 mins
This fabulous Hairspray was our big Christmas film
14 years ago! Where did that go?
The fat girl dances, makes good and gets the boy in
this remake of John Waters’ 1988 sparky original.
It zings along from start to finish. They’re all
fabulous, Nikki Blonsky wins on points but doesn’t
steal it from Travolta in chunky, old ma’ drag.
Christopher Walken’s unrivalled weirdness makes
it all the more remarkable to see him dance – so
beautifully…! A great way to say ta-ta to this, yet one
more squandered fear-year, and welcome in a brave
new fun one…?