'Spring Breakers': The stars, music, locations, costumes and much more
You might have noticed we've gone a little Spring Breakers-crazy in these parts. It's understandable: The movie with the hottest cultural buzz in America was filmed right here in Tampa Bay. How often can you say that?
We've flooded the zone with coverage of Spring Breakers, from interviews with the cast and crew to behind-the-scenes stories. Here's a rundown of all our s---, y'all:
-- Here is Steve Persall's official review of Spring Breakers: "Aggressively artful and unfocused, which would be a problem except it's also luridly fascinating throughout."
-- Sean Daly reviews the Skrillex- and Cliff Martinez-led soundtrack of the movie: "Martinez has composed a technotic update of Tangerine Dream's epic Risky Business score, all synth burbles and deep, troubling pulses." Click here.
-- Ben Montgomery talked to director Harmony Korine about the film and how it nailed Florida's occasionally trash-tacular look. Click here.
-- Steve Persall also talked to stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine. Click here.
-- Star James Franco reportedly based his character, Alien, on St. Petersburg rapper Dangeruss. Robbyn Mitchell talked to Dangeruss. Check out the story, and check out the video above.
-- Some locals weren't happy about the lurid image of Tampa Bay the film will portray. Click here.
-- Stephanie Hayes caught up with costumer Heidi Bivens, who worked with Korine to create Spring Breakers' iconic neon looks.