It’s the weird and wonderful as newly wed couple Brad and Janet encounter a problem when they car halts in the rain. They both look for contact only to find themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there? Especially when a large group of Transylvanians dance to the ‘Time Warp’, Dr. Frank-N-Furter builds his own man and a whole host of participation for the audience to enjoy. —IMDb
James “Jim” Sharman (born 12 March 1945 in Sydney, Australia), the son of boxing tent entrepreneur Jimmy Sharman, is a director and writer for film and stage with over 70 productions to his credit.He is renowned in Australia for his work as a theatre director from the 1960s to the present, but is probably best known internationally as the director of the 1973 theatrical hit The Rocky Horror Show, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and its follow-up Shock Treatment (1981).
James David Sharman was born in 1945 in Sydney, Australia, to James Michael Sharman (1912–2006) and Christina McAndleish Sharman (1914–2003). Sharman was educated in Sydney, though his upbringing included time spent on Australian showgrounds where his father and grandfather ran a travelling sideshow of popular legend: Jimmy Sharman’s Boxing Troupe. This brought him into contact with the world of circus and travelling vaudeville. Developing an interest in theatre, he graduated from the production course at… read more
Often cited as the mother of all cult movies, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is often misread as a mere exercise in camp excess, rather than the work of cinematic nostalgia that it actually. Sure it's intentionally goofy, and loses some steam in the 2nd half, but it's also a wistful paean to a bygone era of "science fiction double features," of psychotronic midnight movies & shared experiences of pictures in the dark.
Title: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Country: UK, USA
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Director: Jim Sharman
Jim Sharman… read review
Finally attended a midnight showing of this cult classic at Cleveland’s Cedar Lee theatre. It is a strange rock n roll musical that pays tribute to “B” level horror and sci fi movies from days gone… read review
While perhaps nothing in ‘Rocky Horror…’ holds up to scrutiny, the overall effect is one of absurdist joy and entertainment. The whole cast throw themselves into roles with gusto, Tim Curry being the… read review