James Franco

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, chapter by chapter

Tomorrow morning, millions of people all over the world are going to have a wonderful gift beamed directly to them in the form of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. We unravel the Coen brothers' Netflix western anthology yarn by yarn.

True Story Review

True Story is a true crime tale that tries hard to illustrate its cinematic qualities and justify its existence, but miscast leads and a novice script fail to elevate it to anything worthy of praise.

Slamdance 2015: Photo Gallery

The Slamdance Film Festival  2015 in pictures: From the Q and A’s, to the parties, the red carpets, TV appearances and awards, we were there for all of it. Enjoy!   The Sweet Micky For President team following their premiere screening. From left to right: Steve Harris, Bryn Mosser, Karyn Rachtman, Pras Michel, Ben Patterson, Wyatt B. […]

Slamdance 2015 Interview: Gabrielle Demeestere

One of the last additions to Slamdance’s lineup this year was a world premiere Special Screening of Yosemite. The film is written and directed by Gabrielle Demeestere, a former classmate of James Franco who produces and costars. While the film was not in competition for Slamdance’s audience or jury awards, Demeestere’s strong debut did earn […]

Slamdance 2015 : “Coffee with James Franco” Video

On the final day of Slamdance 2015, the festival presented a Special Screening of Yosemite. The film was produced by James Franco, who also acts in a supporting role because he literally can not stop arting all over the place. Franco’s prolific artistic output was the primary topic of discussion when Franco sat down with Variety’s Scott […]

The Interview Review

A look at a film you might never see suggests that it's just a pretty half-assed, only intermittently amusing comedy.

Palo Alto Review

Writer/director Gia Coppola's feature debut, Palo Alto is a stunningly honest tale of the high school angst and the uncertainty of life on the outside of it.

TIFF Next Wave 2014: Palo Alto Review

Palo Alto Based on James Franco’s book of short stories, Palo Alto immerses the audiences into the lives and experiences of a group of teenagers (Emma Roberts, Jack Kilmer and Nat Wolff) living in the California town of the same name as they try to determine who they are and what they want to do […]