Spring break trailer review, bitches

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Fans of Selena Gomez lost their minds last Thursday after the long-awaited trailer for her new movie Spring Breakers was finally released online.  But don’t be fooled by the film’s cutes-y sounding chick-flick of a title.  This movie is anything but the G-rated Disney fare Selena fans are accustomed to, as Selena herself has stated that “People will be shocked,” by her character and the film itself.

According to imdb, the film basically revolves around four college girls who just want to leave their boring college campus, and have the quintessential spring break trip.  Oh, not to mention rob a bank to fund said trip, party it up, get thrown in jail, bailed out by a sketchy rapper (played by James Franco…seriously?), shoot some guns, do some dirty work, and god only knows what else.  The film is directed by Harmony Korine.  Haven’t heard of him?  He is the director of many equally twisted and obscure films such as Kids, Gummo, and something called Trash Humpers, (which is about exactly what you think it is…let that image just sink in).  Sound like a Disney Channel Original Movie to you? Didn’t think so. Allow us to break down the Spring Breakers trailer for you:

The trailer opens with a giant R rating from the MPAA for “strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout”, meaning that unless you are 17, or have some pretty ingenious (and illegal) pirating skills, you kiddies will not be seeing this movie.  We then see the innocent, baby-faced Selena Gomez being awoken by a few of her familiar Disney-worthy friends Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson…oh and this Rachel Korine person who obviously just got thrown into the film because she is the director’s wife, (for now she is known as “pink hair girl”).  Immediately the girls’ desires are known from a constant, almost tribal chanting of “money” and “spring break” in the background of a montage of classrooms, dorm rooms, and standing in the rain…for some weird reason.  As the broke college girls cook up a plan to fund their escape, gangster rap replaces the chanting, and flashes of their robbery of what appears to be a restaurant are shown.  A split second later, the girls are then whisked away to “Spring Break”, in all it’s booze-y, day-glow bikini, Vespa-riding glory.  Next, it’s hello to Mr. James Franco, looking almost unrecognizable as rapper “Alien”, preaching to a crowd of spring breakers that “THIS IS WHAT LIFE IS ABOUT!” and adding “Y’all” to the end of every sentence, (is that supposed to be a white rapper thing?).  Then just as the party seems to be getting started, we see the girls arrested, in a courtroom, and finally in a holding cell, all the while STILL in those bikinis (you would think they would have packed some clothes).  Busted out of jail by good old Alien, now we see that things are REALLY about to heat up, as Skrillex music blares in the background.  Cue the montage of guns shooting, James Franco’s corn row and grill shots, cases of money, solo cups, day-glow bikinis and blacklights, all the while set to constant base drops courtesy of Skrillex and another round of chanting declaring “spring break forever”.  There you have the glorious, twisted, terrifying, amazing Spring Breakers trailer, and what is sure to kick all that is remaining of Selena’s Disney image to the curb.

Watch the trailer here for yourself…We know we will about a million more times. “Spring break forever, bitches…”

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Pop Project Featured Artist: Steven Skyler and Secret Sky

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secretsky pop banner      Steven Skyler has been around  since he burst onto our television as one of the few unnamed warblers that sway and danced behind Darren Criss on the Fox’s hit television show “Glee” in 2010. Then he started to save the world as Gold Samurai Ranger on “Power Ranger: Samurai” and “Power Ranger: Super Samurai”. Now he started a band and is singing his way into America’s heart. His band, Secret Sky, recently released their first single entitled “The Secret” and let me tell you-Oh.My.Godness. This song is a tad predictable with its progressions but it’s definitely an extremely good song. It’s one of those songs that you just can’t help but listen to it on repeat. I purchased it on iTunes and I’ve basically been listening to it for the past 15 minutes on a loop. The lyrics are really well done as well. It’s not like any of the songs that we heard lately lyrically. The words Skyler are big and meaningful-which I like. It’s listed on iTunes as in Alternative genre but I feel like it’s more of the Pop Rock, Rock genre. The song is good if you are looking to set a romantic atmosphere or just want to relax.

Steven Skyler and his band, Secret Sky, get 4/4 Rachel Berry gold stars! FOUR FOR YOU GLENN COCO! YOU GO GLENN COCO!!!

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Single Review: “Woman’s World” by Cher

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Cher is back and better than ever! Her first new single off her untitled upcoming album is pretty much the best thing that has come around this year (sorry Britney). “Woman’s World” is Cher’s answer to this day and age’s obsession with danceable synthesized beats.  Cher really pulled this song off and you can tell that she enjoyed working on this song. The song is about her going to the club (you know that it’s a kick ass club if Cher goes to it) and empowering everyone, even thought the song is about a women’s world. The kicker about this song is that she doesn’t even use auto tune! She was the first to use it and she proved that you don’t need to use to sound good! Overall, this song is pretty much amazing and a sign that Cher is still able to release a kick ass album.

Pop Project Rating: 10/10

But I’m stronger
Strong enough to rise above
This is a woman’s world

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Single Review: “Scream and Shout” by will.i.am feat. Britney Spears

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So last Saturday the song, “Scream and Shout” by will.i.am feat. Britney Spears leaked before it could hit the radio on Monday. I listened to it on Saturday but decided to officially do a review of it when it was released on iTunes, which was today! So let me start this review off with this: “This song is pretty legit”. When I first heard the song, it was something that I could dance to but it wasn’t my favorite song in the world . It had a nice beat but it was like the other songs you hear on the radio today. It kept the beat pretty simple and didn’t try to have a hypnotic beat. The vocals were also kept simple and Britney didn’t over power will’s vocal like one would think. Her vocals were short and sweet and kinda wanted me to hear more of her. The more I listened to it, more the lyrics got stuck in my head and I began to extremely like it. Overall, it’s an extremely good song. The only thing I would change is a little more Britney and a tad more of a beat.

Pop Project Rating: 8/10

When you hear this in the club
You’re gonna turn this shit up

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