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Watch: Harmony Korine & Anthony Dod Mantle's Inspirational Ad For Indian Megacorp Mahindra

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 30, 2011 12:59 PM
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So just after Mark Romanek's hip hop hamsters Kia ad made the rounds yesterday, here comes another slightly odd pairing of a director and a marketing campaign.

Val Kilmer Teaming Up With Harmony Korine For Nashville Set Experimental Motivational Speaker Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 28, 2011 5:57 AM
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Say what you will about Harmony Korine, but there is probably no other contemporary American director who so steadfastly sticks to his vision without compromise. Even this lone attempt at more "mainstream" filmmaking "Mister Lonely" was imbued with Korine's signature moments of radiant brilliance: the nuns falling out of the plane to Aphex Twin? The lovely slo-mo opening? After last year's delightfully twisted "Trash Humpers," 2011 has seen Korine busier than ever. He hit SXSW this spring with his Die Antwoord starring short film "Umshini Wam" and he's also doing some kind of mysterious kids-in-bike-gangs project with James Franco. There hasn't been word on his next feature "Twinkle Twinkle" since Marlon Wayans signed on last fall (let's hope it's still happening) but the ever creative Korine is already at work on something else that's totally amazing and totally bizarre.

Watch: Are James Franco & Harmony Korine Re-Staging The Tupac Vs. Biggie Battle On Bikes?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2011 7:24 AM
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We Hope SoThe problem with being on the outer fringes of the cinema world doing your own freaky thing is that it's a fine line between being interesting and bizarre and just plain predictable and bizarre. But leave it to Harmony Korine, we never know what that guy is gonna do next, and he always seems to keep it fresh. His latest effort, the Die Antwoord short film "Umshini Wam" delighted us at SXSW. But the ever busy director is already on to his next thing, and it's teaming with actor/artist/soap opera star/writer/teacher/philosopher James Franco on a mysterious street gangs project.

First Look At James Franco & Harmony Korine's Street Gang Project

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 1, 2011 2:44 AM
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Franco Also Options 'Zeroville' As Yet Another Potential Directorial GigJames Franco. Actor, director, student, artist, teacher...he's a modern renaissance man and though he's teetering on the edge of overexposure, you gotta kind of love an Oscar nominee who also dabbles in soap operas. And while at times it may seem he's just yanking on the chain of the industry that feeds his stomach, Franco does seem to have a sincere interest in truly artistic endeavors, so when we heard that he was going to be working with Harmony Korine, it made a lot of sense in a way.

SXSW Review: Harmony Korine's 'Umshini Wam' Starring Die Antwoord Now Online

  • By The Playlist
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  • March 16, 2011 7:19 AM
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"I'm old enough to bleed, I'm old enough to breed, I'm old enough to crack a brick in your teeth while you sleep."

Work-In-Progress 'Bridesmaids,' Short From Harmony Korine & Die Antwoord Among Films Joining SXSW

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 2, 2011 8:00 AM
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Documentaries On Willie Nelson & Hole Drummer Patty Schemel To Screen As Well; Park Chan-wook's iPhone Film Makes Stateside DebutWith SXSW kicking off in just over a week, organizers have put the finishing touches on their schedule announcing the closing film of the festival and as well as some exciting new titles that are beefing up an already stellar lineup.

James Franco & Harmony Korine Working On Street Gangs Fighting Film Reminiscent Of 'Fight Harm'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 1, 2011 3:47 AM
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As evinced by the recent 83rd annual Academy Awards, and the every-other-day piece of news that breaks, James Franco must sleep about 20 hours a week maximum, as he's constantly announcing or working on some new enterprise. Not content with hosting the Oscars and tweeting at the same time, while starring on "General Hospital" and juggling a myriad of ventures, including films, short films, art projects and books, the "127 Hours" star -- who did not win an Oscar this past Sunday -- is teaming up with arthouse enfant terrible-turned-relatively-mellow, Harmony Korine ("Gummo," "Mister Lonely," "Trash Humpers").

Harmony Korine's New Short 'Wat Kyk Jy' Will Feature Die Antwoord, Premiere At Rotterdam

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2010 2:30 AM
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Last month, it was revealed that Harmony Korine was crowdsource funding his next film as part of the Rotterdam Film Festival's Cinema Reloaded program. The director was seeking 30,000 Euros for a project that he said was “gonna be some really messed up" and do "some serious damage." And it looks like he's found some very suitable collaborators.

WTF: Marlon Wayons To Star In Harmony Korine's 'Twinkle Twinkle'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2010 2:43 AM
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Update: Marlon Wayans' publicist has confirmed he will be appearing in the film. Best Hallowe'en present ever.

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