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"The Weekend Rent offers quick-hit suggestions of what to watch at home to get psyched for new releases in theaters, on Friday. Could Spring Breakers bring director Harmony Korine into the mainstream at last? The film, which expands this weekend after taking in a whopping $263,000 at only three theaters, is being praised for James Franco's creepy performance as the Scarface-loving gangsta Alien who takes a group of criminally minded spring breakers under his wing. Like most of Korine's films, it is filled with surreal, jarring imagery and unlikeable characters—this time we have four misguided college coeds that rob a restaurant to fund what they hope is a transformative experience in St. Petersburg, Florida over spring break. If Spring Breakers doesn't make...

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