Harmony Korine

Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, US)

By Blake Williams / December 16, 2012

By Blake Williams Only three years later, Harmony Korine has essentially remade Trash Humpers. In so doing, he has also made a few changes, replacing the cretinous geezers, low-grade VHS presentation, and cacophonous sound mix with heavenly creatures, high-def radiance and candy-pop shellac. If that sounds like an altogether distinct and wholly unrelated film, it’s…

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TIFF Day 2: Short Cuts Canada | The Crimes of Mike Recket | Dangerous Liaisons | Dredd 3D | Eat Sleep Die | End of Watch | Frances Ha | The Hunt | Krivina | Road North | Spring Breakers | Stories We Tell

By cscope2 / September 7, 2012

Short Cuts Canada By Hugh Gibson This year’s Short Cuts Canada section is cast into new light due to two recent developments.  First, with the elimination of Canada First (and before it, Perspectives Canada, the so-called “ghettos” for national cinema), it becomes the festival’s sole Canadian-specific program.  Second, with the sudden announcement that the Worldwide…

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Harmony Korine

By Olivier Pere / April 4, 2012

By Olivier Père Born in 1973 in California but raised in Nashville, Tennessee, where he lives, Harmony Korine has made at least three indisputable masterpieces of modern American cinema. The precocious scriptwriter for Larry Clark’s 1995 film Kids (with whom Korine worked again in 2002, scripting Ken Park), in 1997 Korine made a stunning directorial…

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