Wigstock: The Movie
Wigstock: The Movie (1995)

Come to the land of a thousand Lizas (and Barbaras, Judys, and Marilyn Monroes) in this gay and colorful documentary that chronicles the great spectacle of New York's annual festival of drag queens. The event has been taking place every… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 3, 2003
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Caryn James
New York Times

Wigstock, the event and the movie, is good-natured, campy fun.

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Martha Sherrill
Washington Post

While this documentary could have been simply excessive and superficial, a sweet complexity and some darkness arrive toward the end.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

An outrageously entertaining, purely-for-pleasure dragathon...

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

An affectionate, rousing tribute to the annual drag-queen festival in New York City.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Part concert film, part documentary and totally fun, Barry Shils' 1995 release captures the good cheer, outrageous humor and high energy of downtown Manhattan's annual Labor Day "drag" extravaganza.

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Emanuel Levy

This color spectacle is more of a celebration of the annual drag show than a probing documentary

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