I have literally no idea what Harmony Korine is up to for his latest feature. Under anyone else’s direction it looks like a Girls Gone Wild knock-off, but with him there is bound to be something bizarre under the surface. Spring Breakers brings together James Franco as a cornrow-wearing, gun-toting hip-hop drug dealer along with every tween’s pop star idols, including Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, and Heather Morris.
The first poster has arrived, which a reader has sent over to us from the Cannes marketplace. And with it our first two stills, which look more like promo shots have come in from Kinopoisk for the film featuring “four college-aged girls who rob a fast food restaurant to afford spring break in Florida, only to get arrested upon their arrival.” Take a glimpse at the trashiness above and below.
Update: Even more provocative images have come in from the film and can be seen below.
With this year’s Cannes Film Festival halfway done, one of the clear highlights is Coens‘ 1960′s-set folk music tale Inside Llewyn Davis. Profiling a down on his luck musician (Oscar Isaac), whose natural talent indicates he is destined for success, the film is a vivid portrait of what it means to be a starving artist. In [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
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