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Spring Break Scenes That I Love: The American Dream from Spring Breakers

From Spring Breakers (2012), one of the best films of the past decade.

Alien (James Franco) explains the American Dream.


Anniversary Retrospective: In Defense of Harmony Korine’s 'Spring Breakers'

Five years ago today, a young little production company called A24 released Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers onto American audiences. It was the height of spring break season in the States, but as a broke and bookish high school junior, my only escapist thrills came from heading to my town’s multiplex with a friend, buying two tickets to whatever PG-13 schlock was playing, and sneaking into the sex-and-drug-filled art movie with James Franco doing a Riff Raff impression and Selena Gomez in a pink bikini. 1,449 more words


Worlds Viewed: Spring Breakers

One of my long-standing dreams is to teach a class on cinema and the concept of world. It’s a topic that runs through the writings of numerous film theorists. 4,649 more words

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Love and Guns: a Spring Break you will Never Escape

Harmony Korine takes an unusual approach to his 2012 film, Spring Breakers, in an effort to obtain a form of authenticity. It is unusual in comparison to other films because he decides to film real college students on spring break, and the debauchery that ensues at an event like this. 723 more words


Since last posting here more or less a year ago, Coming to Terms has screened a few places, as usual, to almost no one.  To my observation – and that of others – this kind of cinema is more or less dead.  856 more words