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'The Interview' and Free Speech: A Plausible Alternative
21 Dec 2014 // 9:00 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.

The Best International & Indie Films of 2013
22 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Sometimes, you have to travel a bit off the beaten path to find salvation from the onslaught that is the mainstream moviemaking machine.


James Franco and Seth Rogen Meet 'Call of Duty' in 'The Interview'
16 Mar 2015 // 1:00 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 // 8:10 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.


Why Sony Shouldn't Have Nuked Seth Rogen and James Franco's 'The Interview'
18 Dec 2014 // 5:08 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 // 1:59 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.


‘Milk' co-star James Franco is in love with ... acting
11 Dec 2008 // 12:01 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

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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