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    From 'Trance' to 'Spring Breakers,' Is This the Golden Age of Film Noir?

    Technically speaking, film noir's heyday ended when fedoras and chain smoking were still chic without irony. However, the qualities that made noir distinctive suggest that its spirit is more alive in new movies than ever before.

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    'Spring Breakers' Expands To 1,104 Screens This Weekend: How High Can It Go?

    Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" had a massive limited debut last weekend, taking in $263,002 from just three screens and managing one of the 25 best per-theater-averages ($87,667) ever.

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    Hey 'Spring Breakers' Can You Handle This? Watch Harmony Korine's 2009 Short 'Crutchnap'

    Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” took a tidy sum in limited release last weekend, and add that to a $3million+ opening in France and Korine’s film is already off to great start, and will easily be his most successful film ever. So cast your mind back now to a pre-commercially successful Korine so ...

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    Harmony Korine Talks 'Spring Breakers', Narrative Freedom & Why The ATL Twins Make America Great

    After opening in New York and Los Angeles last Friday, this weekend, U.S. audiences will get to see the latest fucked-up cinematic opus from enfant terrible Harmony Korine. "Spring Breakers," featuring James Franco alongside an unlikely young cast including Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley B...

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    In the Works: Harmony Korine Signs On for Reported Southern Crime Film Following 'Spring Breakers' Success

    In the wake of Harmony Korine's Disney-darlings-gone-wild "Spring Breakers" setting the opening record for a 2013 limited release title, the eclectic director has made a production deal for his next film. Title and log line are under wraps, but Deadline reports that it centers on a "multi-generation...

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    Harmony Korine May Direct A Southern Crime Family Tale Next; Is Developing Projects With Annapurna Pictures

    Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" is a hit in limited release. In fact, the girls gone wild meets Korine's enfante terrible aesthetics flick, posted the biggest limited release of 2013 thus far — a per-theater average $90,000 making it the the 10th-highest average ever for a live-action film in li...

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    Arthouse Audit: Record Surprise 'Spring Breakers' Puts New Distrib A24 On Map

    A24’s “Spring Breakers” opened to the most unexpected limited success of any film in recent history with a two-city $90,000 per screen average: this for a filmmaker (Harmony Korine) whose past films have struggled to gross that much during their entire runs.

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    Friday Box Office: 'Spring Breakers' Top Limited Opening of Year, 'Wonderstone' Underwhelms

    A24’s SXSW hit “Spring Breakers” from veteran indie Harmony Korine opened in three New York/Los Angeles theaters to a stunning total of $95,000, by far the biggest limited opening of the year, and likely to approach a $100,000 per screen average for the weekend. To give some indication of what a sho...

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    Review: Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Is A Semi-Conventional Genre Flick & Future Cult Favorite

    This will make you feel old: it has been 18 years since Harmony Korine wrote “Kids” at the age of 21, with the Larry Clark-directed film proving to be something of a firecracker in the midst of mid-'90s indie cinema, by turns controversial, seedy, and honest. Korine made his own directorial debut wi...

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    SXSW: Selena Gomez Says 'Trash Humpers' Is Her Favorite Harmony Korine Movie & More From 'Spring Breakers' Panel

    In what was easily one of the most anticipated films of SXSW, based on the wildness factor alone, Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" wasn't so much unspooled as unleashed on audiences in Austin last night. And while reaction was swift as the credits rolled, and discussion will continue about where t...

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