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12.22.14 Prachi Gupta

After pretty much everyone mocked them, the president scolded them, and some even offered to screen the movie for them, it seems that Sony executives have backtracked from their original stance of having “no plans” to release The Interview. Speaking to CNN on Sunday, Sony CEO Michael Lynton said, “We would still like the public […]

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05.19.14 Marina Galperina

Variety reports that Variety was wrong when they first reported that Pussy Riot was “In Talks to Star in ‘Spring Breakers’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)”. Apparently producer Chris Hanley told Variety that him and Spring Breakers: Second Coming sequel director Jonas Akerlund were meeting with Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina at Cannes shortly to discuss the two activists starring in […]

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05.08.14 Andy Cush

News surfaced that James Franco would be making a movie about The Room in February, when the actor-cum-filmmaker-cum-king of Instagram purchased the rights to the actor Greg Sestero’s memoir about his time on set. Titled The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the “hilarious and inspiring” tome chronicles Sestero’s experience playing Mark in the greatest film of all time, including […]

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03.20.14 Marina Galperina

Interior. Leather Bar. (2013) Went to Francofest thought this is going to be James Franco reenacting 40 minutes of explicit gay S&M sex cut out of Cruising, but it’s really a 60-minute meta-documentary of James Franco trying to reenact 40 minutes of explicit gay S&M sex cut out of Cruising AND IT WAS VERY FUCKING GOOD WTF (ノ゚0゚)ノ~~ ATTABOY FRANCO: 4.5 out of 5.0   Francoly, […]

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03.03.14 Marina Galperina

James Franco the “astonishingly prolific polymath” and actor has unleashed an impressively massive body work, wildly varying in mediums and quality. Now, Franco’s directorial body of work is invading Manhattan’s IFC Center for their “FrancoFest,” March 5th – March 13 and he will be appearing in person eight times. It is a lot of Franco. Screening […]

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11.25.13 Aymann Ismail

James Franco and Seth Rogen loved Kanye West’s delightfully bizarre “Bound 2” music video so much, they sweded their own version. Perhaps, “sweded” isn’t the right word… They remade the Nick Knight-directed spectacle shot-by-shot — complete with everything from horses running in slow motion to Franco humping Rogen on a motorcycle — in less than a week! […]

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07.03.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

This Is the End (2013) Mainstream comedy movie, funny. All the celebrities! Playing “themselves.” Seth Rogen & Jay Baruchel (who?) at James Franco’s house party; THE APOCALYPSE AND SHIT. Meta-commentary on the frivolous conceptual currency of celebrity. Survivalist slapstick. Hollywood big budgetry. Rihanna is hot. Smoke weed.   THE FRANCO OVERLOAD FACTOR:   2.5 out of 5 Much Franco!  “Franco, […]

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05.08.13 Marina Galperina

Actor/etc James Franco sat down with Zach Galifianakis for Between Two Fernsto answer hard-hitting questions like “How many hours do you look in the mirror per day?” and “Of all the art projects that you’ve done, what has made people roll their eyes the hardest?” and “If you like Ed Norton so much, why don’t you marry […]

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05.07.13 Andy Cush

The moment you’ve all been waiting for is finally here, people. Watch Jody play his Franco-skewering/celebrating “shady art dealer” character in the One Life to Life clip above, performing circles around a crew of truly dismal actors. Seriously, without RiFF RAFF this thing would feel like softcore porn without any actual sex. Thankfully, I can […]

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04.24.13 Kyle Petreycik

As part of their upcoming exhibition Busted, the High Line is allowing the public to nominate their favorite person to be immortalized in bronze during a portion of the exhibition atop the historic elevated park in Chelsea. Our friends over at ArtFCity have already nominated both seasoned owner and director of Postmaster’s Gallery, Magda Sawon. Who do you want to […]

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