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Spring Broken

Posted in Review with tags , , , , , on April 12, 2013 by Timothy Parfitt

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Sometimes a movie is more than a movie: sometimes a movie is a music-video inspired fever dream of foaming streams of Keystone Light pouring between bouncy breasts. Spring Breakers is by provocateur Harmony Korine, the mind behind Kids and Gummo. It’s light on plot and heavy on atmosphere, music, bikini-clad youth and nostalgia. The result is sometimes fun, sometimes boring and unlike anything I’ve seen before.

The little plot there is revolves around four college girls who decide they need to go to Spring Break in Ft. Lauderdale, at all costs. I capitalize Spring Break because in this movie, it’s a mindset as much as a week on your calendar. Continue reading