Release Date: 3-22-13 (USA)
Review Date: 3-26-13
Runtime: 94 min.
Costume Designer: Heidi Bivens
Having just seen Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers, the words that come to my mind: WOAH. WTF. OMG. NO WAY. This is a nightmare of a movie, in the very best sense – it has haunted my dreams. Marketed oddly as a good-times comedy, it couldn’t be further from the reality of what this movie actually is – a nihilistic meditation on youth, freedom, and the meaning of life. Starring Disney poster girls Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez alongside cinematic chameleon James Franco, this film destroys any kind of squeaky-cleanness they might have once had. It’s brilliant, it’s brash, and it’s scary as hell.
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I was at a Fourth of July party yesterday, when a makeup writer friend of mine and I got into a conversation about the book Color Me Beautiful. Most of you Frocktalkers are probably too young to remember this phenomenon, but using this book, you could determine whether you were a “winter”, “spring”, “summer” or “autumn”, and choose flattering clothing and makeup colors accordingly. My friend was wondering if the premise still held up today, thirty-plus years after the book was first published. It got me thinking…
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Hey Frocktalkers! If you are in Los Angeles tomorrow (5-21-2011), don’t miss the big Spring Cleaning Sale at Western Costume!!! It starts at 8AM and goes until 2PM, so get there early if you want the good stuff. Here are the details:
Western Costume: 11041 VanOwen St., North Hollywood, CA 91605 818/760-0900 REAR PARKING LOT. Credit cards and cash accepted. Rain or shine!
Thousands of items, prices starting at 50 cents! Vintage, Medieval, Renaissance, shoes and hats, and much more, in a wide variety of sizes! This sounds like a good sale, folks. Don’t miss it! Have a great weekend, everyone.