Director Harmony Korine Caught Trying to Steal From Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep Julia Child chickenOn Monday night David Letterman told James Franco that Spring Breakers director Harmony Korine was banned from The Late Show in 1998 for rummaging through Meryl Streep’s things.

“I went upstairs to greet Meryl Streep and say ‘Welcome to the show,’ and she was not in there and I looked around and found your friend, Harmony, going through her purse. True story,” Dave said, raising his hand in the testifying stance.

If Jennifer Lawrence was almost written off as an eternal bitch for cracking wise about “beating Meryl” at an awards show, then what is a fitting punishment for stealing her lipstick and compact? Castration in an Iraqi torture chamber seems fitting. (I already hated Harmony Korine.)

Spring Breakers’ Box Office Bomb: Why Onscreen Butts Don’t Equal Butts in the Seats

Spring Breakers ButtsSpring Breakers‘ $5 million, 6th place weekend box office spot isn’t exactly a loss. The hypersexualized movie, directed by Kids co-writer Harmony Korine, only cost $2 million to make.

It was also surprisingly well-reviewed by some (even Richard Roeper is a perv), with a slightly higher rating on Rotten Tomatoes than The Croods. Others called it “racist” and “thoughtless.”

Five million does however seem very low considering the amount of hype and advertising Spring Breakers received. Sort of reminds me of another flick that promised lots of sexiness and hidden statements about human behavior and culture…  Continue reading “Spring Breakers’ Box Office Bomb: Why Onscreen Butts Don’t Equal Butts in the Seats”