Articles about James Franco

James Franco on Cormac McCarthy, nasty reviews, and tackling necrophilia
Interesting
Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: James Franco, Child Of God
With a limited opening August 1, Child Of God has received extremely mixed reviews, from the openly hostile to those praising the film's ambition and audacity. Franco couldn't care less about his detractors, as he remains, in the end, at the whim of his own inspiration.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 8/11/14
9 of the Best Films Directed By Actors and 5 of the Worst
Interesting
With Zach Braff finally back in theaters with his sophomore feature "Wish I Was Here," which opens in select theaters this Friday, so now's a better time than ever to look back on some of the best, and some of the worst, films directed by folks better known for their acting careers.
Added by on 7/16/14
Pictures of 30 Rockstar Biopics We'd Like To See - And The Actors Who'd Play Them - Photos - NME.COM
Interesting
With Andre 3000 set to play Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming film about the guitarist's life, here's another 30 rockstar biopics we'd like to see made - and the people we'd like to see in them.
Source: www.nme.com
Added by on 3/22/14
25 Years of Oscar Hosts, Ranked /  Flavorwire
Interesting
The perceived success of Oscar night hinges on many factors — how dull the speeches are, how interminable the musical numbers are, whether Debbie Allen is involved, etc. — but no element, it seems, is more important than the host. A good Oscar host has to be something of a miracle worker: they keep the show moving, react spontaneously to whatever clusterfucks occur (and they always do), rib the royalty but only gently, and make the night edgy enough for home viewers, but not too edgy for the Cryptkeepers in the audience. Many have tried, but only a few have succeeded, so in anticipation of Ellen Degeneres' second run at the job, we've ranked every Oscar host from the last 25 ceremonies (save 1989, which had no host).
Source: flavorwire.com
Added by on 3/2/14
  6 actors who should be cast in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
Interesting
Who will replace Charlie Hunnam in "Fifty Shades of Grey?" Hopefully one of these 6 guys
Source: www.salon.com
Added by on 10/14/13
Sly Met his $250K Mark on Kickstarter
Interesting
A @NextMovie infographic on celebrity Kickstarter film-funding campaigns both successful and failed
Added by on 9/23/13
"Consider This S--t"
Interesting
Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Oscars 2014, James Franco, Spring Breakers
Check out this exceptional 2014 Oscars campaign ad for James Franco in "Spring Breakers"
Added by on 9/5/13
Accurate Portrayals
Interesting
11 instances where actors were 'dead ringers' for their subjects in film biopics, by @misterpatches for @moviefone
Added by on 8/16/13
5 TV Comedy Actors Turned Movie Stars (5 More Who Floundered)
Interesting
With "Grown Ups 2" starring "SNL" alumnus Adam Sandler and "King of Queens" star Kevin James opening this weekend, and "The Way Way Back" with Steve Carell of "The Office" fame out since last week, your local multiplex will soon be playing a choice of films with star actors who originally made their names in TV comedy shows.
Added by on 7/12/13
 For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be
Interesting
Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: This Is The End, James Franco
Just what exactly powers James Franco, the seemingly unstoppable actor, academic and almost everything in between? A glimpse behind the curtain.
Source: www.latimes.com
Added by on 7/8/13