It’s a little weird seeing Oscar nominee James Franco play a local Louisiana druglord named Gator in the latest Jason Statham movie, “Homefront” (though admittedly not much weirder than watching him play a grill-wearing Florida gangster named Alien in last year’s “Spring Breakers”). Nothing against Franco, but High Times’ 2008 “Stoner of the Year” isn’t exactly the most… Continue reading 'Homefront' Review: James Franco's a Better Match for Jason Statham Than You'd Think
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Did James Franco take a Southern Gothic literature class during his last higher learning go-around?
The polymath debuted an adaptation of William Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying” earlier this year, and now comes the teaser trailer for his… Continue reading 'Child of God' Trailer Offers Creepy Peek at James Franco's Cormac McCarthy Adaptation (VIDEO)
During my senior year in high school, I took a trip to Panama City, Florida in the hopes of joining the ridiculous spectacle that is spring break. It wasn’t quite the hyper-sexualized booze and drug-filled event that I was expecting to see, but it was close. Granted, at the time, my expectations were sky high, having learned everything about spring break from those ridiculous “Girls Gone Wild” commercials they would… Continue reading 'Spring Breakers': James Franco's Most Ridicuouls Quotes From The FIlm (NSFW)
James Franco can officially add “movie critic” to his multi-hyphenate job description of “Actor-director-author-painter-performance artist-musician,” and he couldn’t have picked a better movie to ply his new trade on: ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.’ In his newest article for The Paris Review, the probably-one-time-Oscar-host compares and contrasts the blockbuster vampire soap opera with George Clooney’s Oscar-hopeful ‘The Descendants.’ Franco makes some interesting points regarding both films’ use… Continue reading The Best Quotes from James Franco's Review of 'Breaking Dawn'
• An artist himself, James Franco perused the work at Aaron Young’s Built Tough opening at the Bortolami Gallery in New York City. The actor was athletically attired in a black baseball cap, black jacket and black jeans. He was in a fantastic mood, grinning from ear to ear as he walked right up to the exhibition. The affectionate actor also hugged various gallery attendees before studying the work upclose… Continue reading James Franco's Close Encounter at an N.Y.C. Art Gallery