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Spring Breakers Reviews

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies
April 4, 2013
Spring break 4eva!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
April 4, 2013
A weird, day-glo fusion of trashy exploitation thriller and arthouse pretension, enlivened by game performances from a trio of former squeaky-clean TV stars and a deliriously brilliant turn from James Franco.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
April 4, 2013
It's campy and comic at times, but Korine also gives the film a downbeat, melancholic edge, with voiceovers, pointed repetition of dialogue and images, and hallucinatory camera work, sound and editing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
April 4, 2013
For all its absurdity and voyeurism, Korine brings to it a real authorial style.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emma Dibdin
Digital Spy
April 4, 2013
However self-aware Spring Breakers' sleaze is, there's something creepy about it as a male perspective on young women.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Damon Smith
Birmingham Post
April 3, 2013
[It] quickly descends into a pointless repetition of images and vapid dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Charlie Lyne
Film4
April 3, 2013
In appearing to embrace the mainstream, erstwhile enfant terrible Harmony Korine orchestrates one of his most provocative, formally experimental films to date.
Pamela Jahn
Electric Sheep
April 3, 2013
Its sparse narrative, following four bored-to-death college girls on a crime spree to spring-break paradise, is elliptical, hazy and marked by recurrence and a sense of dj vu.
Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman
April 1, 2013
Where's the provocation in a long, slow build-up to nothing in particular? Korine's movies have no answers or solutions. They just push buttons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Simon Crook
Empire Magazine
April 1, 2013
A lurid, luminous teen-bender movie, as ludicrous as it is stylish, and Harmony Korine's best film in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Bob Grimm
Tucson Weekly
March 31, 2013
Don't believe the hype...this movie is an awful mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
March 31, 2013
It's not the wages of sin we need to worry about, it's bored co-eds desperate to feel alive
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com
March 29, 2013
Bolstered by a pulsating techno score, Korine fills the screen with attitude and energy to spare in his most mainstream effort to date.
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 29, 2013
Garish, goofy, leering and nasty, it's meant to be hypnotic, but winds up nearly unwatchable.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com
March 29, 2013
The message seems to be that spring break can turn girls gone wild into girls gone killing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Jay Stone
Canada.com
March 29, 2013
It is a parade of bare breasts, writhing bottoms and street gang exhibitionism, tied together with a Girls Gone Wild sensibility and made by a director looking for something resonant in the depraved rites of spring.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Charles Koplinski
Illinois Times
March 29, 2013
Far more than meets the eye in Spring Breakers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
Top Critic
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
March 29, 2013
Neon bright and all raw energy, Spring Breakers is a pulsating paradox of a movie, both a tangerine dream and a cultural reality check, a pop artifact that simultaneously exploits and explores the shallowness of pop artifacts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
March 28, 2013
Irredeemably toxic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Todd Gilchrist
Cinematical
March 28, 2013
...an objective portrait of the way that popular culture has virtually obliterated the possibility for American youth to experience something without a numbing deluge of media references and contexts.
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