Movie Analysis and Critique

Topics: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Richard O'Brien, The Rocky Horror Show Pages: 4 (1427 words) Published: November 16, 2011
Jasmine Garcia
Tim Garnica

Theatre 150 Summer

Professor Breit

Aug 11, 2010

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Musical/Cult Classic 1975 R

A story of creation, love, hate, adventure, and, most of all, sex; the story begins in Denton, Ohio as Brad Majors and Janet Weiss ( Dammit Janet), after getting engaged, travel to see "the man who began it," Dr. Scott, but wind up at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite alien from the planet of Transsexual in the galaxy of Transylvania (Sweet Transvestite). And they meet Riff Raff, Magenta, and Columbia which leads to "doing the Time Warp again!" They discover they have been there on a "special night." Frank's creation is to be born! As Rocky has been revealed (Sword of Damocles / I Can Make You A Man), rebel Eddie, Frank's last-recent creation, ponders in on his motorcycle (Hot Patootie-Bless My Soul) whom Frank kills. In comes Dr. Everett Von Scott, he's come for Eddie (Eddie's Teddy) which results in the discovery of Eddie's deceased body. Frank chases Janet and Brad and Dr. Scott chase Frank (Planet Schmanet Janet), which results in everybody (but Frank) getting frozen. Enter the floor show (Rose Tint My World / Don't Dream It / Wild & Untamed Thing) which then turns into the horrifying death of both Frank and Columbia die and the castle's blasting off! Brad, Janet, and Dr. Scott survive and leave with torn clothes and battered bodies.

The plot of Rocky Horror Picture Show follows Janet and Brad, a newly engaged couple, as their car breaks down and they are forced to take shelter in the nearby mansion of mad scientist and transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter(my favorite). Dr. Frank invites them to watch his latest experiment, which brings the handsome Rocky Horror to life. Rocky, who is meant to be a boyfriend for Dr. Frank, prefers Janet, much to Frank and Brad’s horror. After considerable confusion, and the arrival of an old professor of Janet and Brad, it is revealed that Frank and his...
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