Posts tagged "harmony korine"

Pray Tell: “Spring Breakers” And The Faith of Faith

Spoiler alert! This post contains spoilers about the movie "Spring Breakers."  When I heard that Selena Gomez had been cast in a Harmony Korine movie, my brain kind of exploded. Korine is known for his dark, sexualized films (like "Kids," which made Chloe Sevigny a star), while Gomez is a Disneyfied, baby-faced princess who until…
By: Lilit Marcus / March 26, 2013

Return Of The Francopocalypse: James Franco Sings Selena Gomez

I'd like to officially say that I'm not responsible for any apoplectic fits you might fall into after watching this video of James Franco -- clad in Kenny Powers-esque braids -- lip-syncing to Selena Gomez's "I Love You Like A Love Song." It seems Mr. Franco, of whom I have a documented…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 9, 2012

Harmony Korine’s Proenza Schouler Video Is Beyond WTF

Indie filmmaker Harmony Korine ("Kids") created an "eccentric" ad for the Native American-inspired clothing done by the Proenza Schouler fashion label. And by eccentric we mean either racist, eerie, or downright bat-s**t crazy.  Watch the video, entitled 'Snowballs', and take your pick.
By: Stefanie Blejec / October 23, 2011

Harmony Korine Creeps Out Proenza Schouler’s New Collection

You certainly don't hire writer/director/auteur Harmony Korine to do "normal" stuff. In fact, Korine probably hasn't been acquainted with "normal" for quite some time. So it's no surprise that his new short film "Snowballs," made for Proenza Schouler's Spring 2012 collection, is pretty batcrackers. While there's nothing overtly NSFW about it, it is a touch…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 1, 2011