I'm one of the 10% who found Korine's first feature Gummo a masterpiece. The other 90% of those who watched it thought it was utter garbage. If you fall into the latter category, bypass this review. julien donkey-boy is Korine's riff on the strict Danish "Dogme 95" rules of filmmaking: handheld camera, only available lighting, no post production sound effects,… read more!
Movies Directed by Harmony Korine (in alphabetical order)
Harmony Korine was one of those names you couldn't escape during the '90s, if you were following art house cinema or art snob culture. Debuting, barely 20 years old, with his screenplay for Larry Clark's incendiary Kids, Korine followed with his own auspicious directorial debut, the highly divisive Gummo (which I personally like very much). He had an interesting misfire… read more!
The most shocking thing about Spring Breakers is that it garnered a semi-wide (over 1,000 screens) release in the US. The distributors must have been banking on the prurient allure of seeing former Disney TV stars Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens in a sexploitation romp, along with Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson, James Franco, and Rachel Korine (the writer/director's… read more!