Franco is so hilarious in the role that he walks off with

Spring Breakers Review 2012

Arthouse filmmaker Harmony Korine (Mister Lonely) comes canada goose outlet uk dangerously close to making a mainstream movie with this blackly comical thriller. While canada goose uk black friday canada goose outlet in usa the film is often very funny, and constantly challenges canada goose outlet black friday our preconceptions by veering in directions we don’t expect, it’s also an intriguing exploration of America’s hedonistic subculture.

Gomez and Hudgens also crush their Disney princess images as Faith and Candy, who decide they want to go to Florida for spring break with their cheap canada goose uk pals Brit and Cotty (Benson and Korine). But they’ve spent all their cash on drugs, so they canada goose coats on sale rob a restaurant and head to the beach. After indulging in a series of raucous parties, they end up in jail and are bailed out by a sleazy rapper gangster who calls himself canada goose factory outlet Alien (Franco). He takes them under his wing, canada goose jacket outlet getting them involved in his war with cheap Canada Goose a dangerous cross town rival (Mane).

The film is shot in lurid colours, with the girls wearing little more than fluorescent bikinis, sometimes accompanied canada goose outlet online uk with pink balaclavas. And the score by Skrillex and Cliff canada uk canada goose outlet goose outlet nyc Martinez is visceral and hugely atmospheric, adding unexpected texture to the way Korine canada goose outlet canada explores physicality, drugs and violence. It’s also quite deliberate that, apart from the religiously minded Faith, these young women kind Canada Goose Online of blur together anonymously, like all the other bikini babes at the various beer chugging, arms in the air parties.

So it’s no wonder that Alien stands out so starkly, or that Canada Goose online Franco gets his groove absolutely right: he’s a wannabe who loves the money, drugs, women and guns, but doesn’t really know what to do with any of them. His most telling moment is when he plays a Britney Spears ballad on canada goose outlet store uk his white cheap canada goose poolside canada goose outlet shop grand piano. canada goose outlet Franco is so hilarious in the role that he walks off with canada goose uk shop the entire film, leaving his mantra “spring break forever!” echoing in our ears even after an outrageously stylised ending, which plays out like an arthouse version of the climax of Al Pacino’s Scarface. But then, Scarface is Alien’s canada goose outlet online role model. And the film’s point is that warped aspirations are becoming a big issue in young America.

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