What a crime it would have been if this film had disappeared from view.
Based on the 1962 novel by Anthony Burgess, “A Clockwork Orange” is a towering work of philosophical cinema; a social treatise which only grows more prescient with every passing decade.
Able to only cry a single tear, Cry-Baby makes all the girls go wild though the only one he wants is “square” Allison Vernon-Williams (Amy Locane).
Unfortunately, Cry-Baby ends up in jail after being falsely accused of starting a riot by Allison’s boyfriend.
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So to mark the release of this week’s double-header, we’ve picked out some of our favorites from over the years.Director Lone Scherfig adapted writer Lynn Barber’s book of the same name into a film exploring how one teenager comes to find and learn from her experiences.The film follows 1960s London teen Jenny (Carey Mulligan), an idealistic 16-year-old who dreams of becoming a French existentialist.“Cry-Baby” (1990)“Rebel Without a Cause” crossed with an Elvis movie, all from the warped mind of the “Pope of Trash,” John Waters.“Cry-Baby” stars Johnny Depp as the dreamy and troubled Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, teen gang leader of the “Drapes”.“A Clockwork Orange” (1971)Few films could be less like “The Breakfast Club” if they tried.