6 Ways Spring Breakers Are Like Toddlers

When I was in college I never went anywhere for Spring Break. I went to school in St Louis, Missouri, which meant I was at least an expensive plane ticket way from anywhere warm. Getting drunk and naked in Chicago in March, just didn’t have the same appeal. So I stayed home, watched TV, and secretly judged everyone else who escaped to Mexico, California, or Florida. It was wonderful practice for motherhood, when I would sit at home, watch TV after the kids went to bed, and secretly judge everyone who got a babysitter. Insert Elton John singing "The Circle of Life" here. ...more

Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers": Just, Awful [Review]

I went to see Spring Breakers late last night with one of my oldest friends. Written and Directed by Harmony Korine (KIDS) and starring Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, and James Franco, the movie has had people talking since its cast was first announced. Much like everyone else in the theatre, we had a high expectation coming into this film. After all the hype, I was really disappointed in how much it SUCKED. It was a terrible attempt to be an artistic film.  Throughout the whole movie I kept thinking, "Why am I here?”, "I paid for this?", and "What is even going on right now?” ...more