While the last red band trailer for Harmony Korine‘s twisted Spring Breakers was simply a slightly adjusted version from our initial look, US distributors A24 have now delivered an all-new raunchy tease at the upcoming March release. Still leaving much hidden for the final product, this new look is another wild ride at what’s shaping up to be the most peculiar film of the spring.
Opening with a gangster James Franco discuss his life’s mission, one can see all of the craziness below for the film also starring Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens. And make sure to read our glowing review from Toronto International Film Festival, where we said the film doesn’t indicate Korine is straying away from his odd style, rather he’s crafted a “tone poem on the emotions of youthful idiocy,” one that “penetrates the evil and melancholy lurking under pop surfaces to a point of terror and unbridled entertainment.”
Spring Breakers arrives on March 15th in NY/LA then nationwide on March 22nd.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
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