Tag Archives: James Franco

I Am Michael

ONE MAN. TWO LIVES.  After suffering panic attacks that he initially mistakes for a heart condition, gay activist Michael Glatze (James Franco) finds God and starts turning his back on his sexuality. The real-life story of a man who chose the Christian right over his old life is a sad portrait of a man who’s … Continue reading I Am Michael

King Cobra

BE WILLING TO GO ALL THE WAY.  Young Sean Lockhart (Garrett Clayton) becomes a gay porn sensation, but when two fledgling producers (James Franco, Keegan Allen) want to use him for a movie, a conflict turns deadly… The story of how real-life porn star Brent Corrigan started out and became involved in the murder investigation … Continue reading King Cobra

Sausage Party

A HERO WILL RISE.  A hot dog sausage and his bun girlfriend realize that their existence at the Shopwell’s supermarket is based on a lie – those groceries that humans bring out of the store are not saved, but eaten. A 3D animated comedy targeted at adult audiences, a very raunchy, foul-mouthed spoof of Disney/Pixar … Continue reading Sausage Party

The Night Before

THREE WISE MEN. ONE WILD CHRISTMAS.  Three best friends (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie) are going out on Christmas Eve in New York City as they always do… but a fourteen-year long tradition is about to end. The director and stars of 50/50 (2011) are reunited for a comedy that looks like they usually … Continue reading The Night Before

Lovelace

X MARKS THE LEGEND. After depicting Allen Ginsberg in Howl (2010), documentary filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman took on another real-life person in fictionalized form, porn star Linda Lovelace, and tell the story of how she broke away from her conservative parents, found a career after making the most famous porn flick in history, … Continue reading Lovelace

Sundance 2015: Saoirse, Franco’s Gay Dilemma and the Lucas Circus Movies

This year’s Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah is about to wrap up and the time has come to remember a few highlights. The clip above celebrates some of its participants in slo-mo style courtesy of the New York Times. Saoirse Ronan made quite a splash this year with two films at the festival, Brooklyn … Continue reading Sundance 2015: Saoirse, Franco’s Gay Dilemma and the Lucas Circus Movies

The Interview

FROM THE WESTERN CAPITALIST PIGS WHO BROUGHT YOU NEIGHBORS AND THIS IS THE END. When they unexpectedly land an interview with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a dim-witted TV host and his producer (James Franco, Seth Rogen) are approached by the CIA who wants their help to kill the dictator… The directors’ second movie after the … Continue reading The Interview

Just Release The Interview on VOD

On November 24, a group of grammatically challenged hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace released a first batch of e-mails between people working at or who are in other ways associated with Sony Pictures. It’s been followed by several new batches and messages from the group that is apparently targeting Sony for making The Interview, a … Continue reading Just Release The Interview on VOD