Writer-director Harmony Korine is no stranger to controversy and backlash, according to reception spring breakers was nothing out of the ordinary for the filmmaker. The strangest thing about the crime antics, though, was how polarizing it turned out to be.
A Rotten Tomatoes score of 67 percent would have you thinking this is an above-average film, while an audience average of 38 percent from over 50,000 reviews says the opposite. Throw in a hugely lucrative box office run that grossed $31 million from theaters on a $5 million budget, as well as plenty of spots on the “Best Of” and “Worst Of” lists of 2013, and it It’s easy to see why opinions were so divided.
Four hard-nosed college students who rob a diner to fund their expansive spring break trip is a pretty decent situation, introducing James Franco’s seedy aspiring rapper Alien, who throws a wrench into the works as he bails her out of prison and indoctrinates her into a life of crime.
spring breakers was easy to market as much of the narrative involves scantily clad beautiful women using their womanly tricks to nefarious means, and we’re not suggesting that this is the only reason the film has surged in streaming this week, but we’re not completely ruling it out either.
According to FlixPatrol, the divisive and dangerous dive into the shadier side of sun-kissed romp is having an impact on iTunes rankings worldwide, even as plans for a sequel exist Spring Breakers: The Second Coming went up in smoke to end all hopes of an unexpected multi-movie franchise.
https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/a-scantily-clad-crime-caper-gets-bailed-out-to-pull-an-even-bigger-job-on-streaming/ A scantily clad criminal is released on bail to get a streaming job