'Hairspray', based on the 1988 film of the same name, is the story of a young girl in Baltimore, who uses dance to find fame and friendship. More…
Baltimore, 1962. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, and into the heart of teen idol Link Larkin. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for integration.
See it if It takes a story of racism and societal acceptance and makes it about white girls. If that's your thing, go for it.
Don't see it if It underplays racism and the role white privilege has it in.