In the beginning of Harmony Korine’s excellent, yet divisive Spring Breakers there’s a scene in a lecture hall which – besides being aesthetically pleasing, all those kids gently lit by their notebook screens, like a counterweight to the neon saturated fever dream that will follow – serves a thematic purpose: the class is on the African Americans’s equal rights movement, and it’s the narrative of emancipatory movements that Korine subverts in his (fairy)tale of female empowerment. 679 more words
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Harmony Korine was 18 years old when he wrote Kids (Larry Clark, 1995), his first feature screenplay. Two years later, he wrote his second—Gummo… 1,718 more words
I never saw any of Harmony Korine’s movies during his cultural heyday — that would be pretty much equivalent to the amount of time it took the juvenile-delinquency exploitation pic Kids, which he scripted, to lose its place in the public consciousness. 998 more words
This weekend, July 13 & 14, Selena Gomez was spotted out and about in Miami, FL. Posing for pictures with fans and riding around with her “Spring Breakers” director, Harmony Korine!
Check out the photos below!
I finally watched Spring Breakers after being told it was terrible by almost everyone I asked. Maybe about five minutes in I figured at least half of those people must have disliked it because they expected a party movie and then got a Harmony Korine film.