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Post by DdSpelunker » Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:14 am

Ok, so I saw "Spring Breakers" last night at the Gothenburg Film Festival and it´s still fresh in my mind. My first reaction was one of absolute elation after witnessing an extraordinary piece of transcendental art. The film feels somehow beyond the postmodern dichotomy of good/bad or high/low - rather - it reads like some sort of hyper-simulacrum that reflects contemporary culture in an extremely complex manner. The themes of the film are similar to what Korine has touched upon before: mundane reality vs. an intense "heightened" or elevated existence beyond good or evil, where reality is replaced by a (or the) dream that goes on forever and ever. But in "Spring Breakers" those themes are presented in more dimensions than in for example "Mister Lonely" or "Trash Humpers".

The liquid colorful cinematography is spectacular throughout, though some scenes especially stand out, for example the robbery and the montage that goes along with Britney Spears "Everytime", spectacular examples of great art. There is a method of repetition that runs through the film (which I´m sure will annoy quite a few people), dialogue is repeated, scenes are repeated, images are repeated, the sound of a gun being loaded (used brilliantly as poetic punctuation) is repeated - everytime eschewing the original meaning of said occurence - thereby adding another level of analytical value and another point to the already complex sentiments. It really speaks volumes of contemporary culture where the "dreams" of the populace is nothing but representation and spectacle in its purest form. With "Spring Breakers" Korine has really managed to reflect, deconstruct and subvert (the way the great fun of it also becomes the grim menace of it, I find genuinely subversive) what some might see as banal popular culture and escapism and turn it into radical poetic hyper-cinema, and I truly found that masterful.

I look forward to the general reaction to the film once it gets a wide release, but I doubt it will be a hit with either mainstream audiences or bourgeoisie film critics. I think it will appeal mainly to fans of arthouse exploitation or experimental genre-cinema.

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Post by SINISTER FUNKHOUSE » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:55 am

well said. seriously. thanks for the input.
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Post by JulienDonkeyHumpers » Wed Feb 06, 2013 5:30 pm

Maybe this will shut Riff Raff and his legion of fans the fuck up.

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Post by 16bitsystems » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:59 am

this Dangeruss dude is great. Noisey did a piece on him too. there's a link to his mixtape, which is great.

http://noisey.vice.com/blog/did-james-f ... f-this-guy

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Post by Nowhere » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:52 pm

A new set of french posters:

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Post by Nowhere » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:07 pm

I'm really looking to buy that one:
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I don't think it's available yet but if you guys find a place where they sell it let me know !
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Post by Chad » Tue Feb 12, 2013 4:45 am

I don't understand people who would watch a movie dubbed in a different language.

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Post by JulienDonkeyHumpers » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:51 pm

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/1 ... 70239.html

In "Spring Breakers," Franco is shown deepthroating a pistol, an action he spoke to Details about. "Guess I'm a natural," he said. "It was my first time." After an interview reminds Franco of his role in "Broken Tower," the actor responds, "Oh sh-t, you're right! It wasn't my first time."

He also spoke to Details about his character in the film, Alien, saying "Alien and that film are having their cake and eating it. Engaging with pop culture, but also going deeper. Alien is what happens if we get all our wishes: unrestrained consumerism, ego, id, sex..."



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2013 is shaping up to be another stellar year for the DJ, who among other recent projects co-composed the score for Harmony Korine's upcoming jailbait fantasy movie "Spring Breakers" starring Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and James Franco.

"Some people have come to me for scoring, and then like I thought it was a perfect place for me to start, a Harmony film," said Skrillex. "When you see it has a lot of references to today's youth culture. It's - like you know how Harmony Korine works. It's very surreal, but real and I thought it was an awesome thing to be part of. Not to mention you have all of the Disney stars that are coming in and playing racy scenes and James Franco looking like Rif Raff? It's awesome."

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Post by baal » Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:45 pm

There's a Spanish trailer and pressbook as well:

http://www.springbreakers.es/

Korine and cast will be at SXSW:

http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FP990465

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Post by JulienDonkeyHumpers » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:53 pm

fuuck yes UK poster. I'm guessing it'll be an 18, if it's a 15 it'll probably have been cut somewhat after hearing the content included in the film.

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