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Spring Breakers Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
A ridiculous, repetitive and empty drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.0/5
Chris Sawin
March 22, 2013
With all of its gun sucking, constant references to Britney Spears, and overall dirtiness, you'll feel like you'll need a hot shower and a penicillin shot after viewing Spring Breakers.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Will McCord
Paste Magazine
March 22, 2013
Ultimately, Korine's latest proves a pointless trip through spring break hell.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.2/10
Niki Boyle
The List
February 22, 2013
An intriguing cinematic spectacle: an awful film that seems aware - nay, aggressively boastful - of its own awfulness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 15, 2013
Director Korine obviously wants to make some profound comment about the debauchery of Floridian spring-breaking but he's sucked into the whole sleazy world head-first.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Guy Lodge
September 17, 2012
Attractively fizzy pic may be a shock to the system for fans of teen queens Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens, but remains pretty toothless titillation by its writer-helmer's standards.
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
Siobhan Synnot
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
David Sexton
London Evening Standard
April 5, 2013
You start the film wondering what the moral take on all this uninventive debauchery is going to be - is it a satire? - but then realise with dismay there is no take on offer at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Teddy Durgin
Screen It!
March 22, 2013
'Spring Breakers' is so unrelentingly base, vulgar and titillating that it's ultimately exhausting. And no matter how artful your intentions are, I still think you need characters to draw you in. (Complete Content Details for Parents also available)
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.
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
March 21, 2013
Ironic exploitation is still exploitation, after all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire
June 12, 2013
If you can look beyond Harmony Korine's misogynistic, uncomfortably leering view of the women in his film, there is some stuff to enjoy, though the film is held back by an unfortunate lack of substance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail
April 12, 2013
( ... ) for anyone refusing to acquiesce that this degree of 'girl power' is less a rite of passage and more like a collective suicide plunge onto a bed of six inch nails, perhaps Korine is right to be so provocative.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)
April 4, 2013
A tedious attempt to inject some style and artistic flair into the teen movie, combing outrageous behaviour with arty, slo-mo cinematography and a monotonous voiceover.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jolene Mendez
Entertainment Spectrum
March 22, 2013
There are very few movies I regret having wasted my time on or are completely disgusted by. "Spring Breakers" is the definition of disgusting. The characters had no substance and the storyline had nothing to offer.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Robert Levin
March 15, 2013
With its violence, copious drug use, threesomes and scenes of the women in tiny bikinis, the movie revels in the debauchery without saying much about it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Barsanti
March 18, 2013
...grindhouse with pretensions of being arch
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Bob Grimm
Tucson Weekly
March 31, 2013
Don't believe the hype...this movie is an awful mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Gary Wolcott
Tri-City Herald
April 5, 2013
Traditionally, spring break flicks are teen angst induced romantic comedies. Brain death is the best description. Spring Breakers is a totally new way to do that brain death.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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