James Franco
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Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

PopMatters' 2017 Fall Film Preview: At Last, the Film Industry Awakens From Its Slumber
27 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

From Gary Oldman in The Darkest Hour to James Franco's meta-experiment Blade Runner: 2049 and Daniel Day-Lewis's final role, here are the movies you'll want to watch ... and a couple you might not.

'The Interview' and Free Speech: A Plausible Alternative
21 Dec 2014 // 10:00 PM

Sony’s cancellation of the 25 December screening of The Interview may not be the free speech catastrophe that it's being made out to be.

//Reviews

James Franco and Seth Rogen Meet 'Call of Duty' in 'The Interview'
16 Mar 2015 // 2:00 AM

Even if Sony had pulled off a successful marketing gambit with The Interview, they couldn't have masked that this is a genuinely unfunny film.

In 'Child of God', the Evil is Banal
2 Nov 2014 // 9:10 PM

James Franco's attempt to adapt Cormac McCarthy's novel Child of God for the screen confuses merely depicting horrendous evil with saying something interesting about it.

//Blogs

Why Sony Shouldn't Have Nuked Seth Rogen and James Franco's 'The Interview'
18 Dec 2014 // 6:08 AM

Following massive hacking and numerous attack threats, Sony has decided not the release the political comedy The Interview. Here's why that is a bad idea.

Franco Does Faulkner: 'As I Lay Dying'
21 Oct 2013 // 2:59 AM

In essence, As I Lay Dying is a character study and as a director, Franco crafts same with a combination of finesse and an unflinching eye.

//News

‘Milk' co-star James Franco is in love with ... acting
11 Dec 2008 // 1:01 AM

(Michael Allen Jones/Sacramento Bee/MCT) SAN FRANCISCO – James Franco tries to live by advice he received from the sage one, Seth Rogen. "He has

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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