In December 2001, Christian Longo murdered his wife and three children, then went on the run, using “Michael Finkel” as an alias. Finkel wasn’t a fictional alias along the lines of Deep Throat or O’Henry. No, Michael Finkel was a real person, a disgraced New York Times reporter. True Story begs the question, “Why?”
Before seeing The Interview, the film that prompted the hacker group Guardians of Peace (GOP) to threaten war, terrorist attacks in the vein of 9/11, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria, my reaction was really? Over a Seth Rogen film? After seeing The Interview, my reaction is REALLY? OVER
The latest Apes entry, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, has it all: intimate character drama, spectacle-driven set pieces, and weighty, thought-provoking themes.
The new trailer for the upcoming film titled Third Person, a romantic drama directed by Paul Haggis, stars Liam Neeson, who heads an all-star cast including James Franco, Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody, Kim Basinger and Maria Bello. Writer/director Paul Haggis was the co-writer and director of Crash (2004),
MALADIES, the latest James Franco art project, squanders stellar performances and a sharp visual style on an airless exercise in monotony.
Action-thrillers don’t get more rote, routine, and derivative than Homefront, the Jason Statham-starring, Sylvester Stallone-scripted, Gary Fleder-directed adaptation of Chuck Hogan’s novel, the first in a series, but most likely the last on the big screen. With Statham doing his Action Hero thing, Homefront promises, but fails to deliver on
Director James Franco tells the story of actor and heartthrob Sal Mineo’s death while ignoring too much of his life.
It’s as if I brought my Jamaican weather to Toronto today as it was searingly hot outside, which made for a great day inside to watch movies. THE UNKNOWN KNOWN (dir. Errol Morris) This is not the 9/11 Pentagon tell all. This isn’t a bad thing, it is just a
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Spring Break arrives in July when Spring Breakers is released on Blu-ray and DVD. Keep reading to learn about the special features on this disc.
Here’s the defining image of Spring Breakers, the latest teenage fever dream from professional provocateur Harmony Korine: a young woman brandishing a gun while wearing nothing but a Day-Glo bikini, high tops, and a pink ski mask. Or maybe it’s James Franco as Alien, a rapper/drug dealer with gleaming silver