On the surface, Spring Breakers is some kind of gross wet dream for dudes salivating over the idea of former Disney Channel stars starring in a super raunchy movie when they reach the age where they’re old enough to do so. Because of this, it’s a movie to treat with some caution. If you decide to see it, maybe during a matinee showing, I would recommend keeping distance away from any old lonely guys you share the theater with. You know, just to be on the safe side. It’s a safe bet that they’re there for a fairly specific reason and it’s less likely that they’re Harmony Korine fans and more likely that they’re huge fans of being generally disgusting people.
Don’t let this deter you! Spring Breakers is one hell of a movie. It defies easy categorization or explanation, and it has had people talking about it since it came out weeks ago. It may be the most talked about movie of the year so far, which isn’t saying much given that it’s not even May yet. It will most likely be surpassed in the weeks ahead. Then again, maybe not. I haven’t felt this oddly compelled by a film since Drive.
Here are 5 things about Spring Breakers that make it at minimum worth seeing, at best maybe brilliant. They are meant to be reasons that will appeal to your brain rather than your penis.
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