When James Franco directs, he calls Scott Haze. The actor (named one of Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch last year) not only stars in Franco’s movie adaptation of Cormac McCarthy novel “Child of God,”…
Child of God
Written and directed by James Franco, “Child of God” is adapted from Cormac McCarthy’s novel of the same name. The film tells the story of Lester Ballard, a violent man attempting to exist outside of…
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has tapped Andrea Arnold, whose features include 2009 Michael Fassbender outing “Fish Tank” and the 2011 adaptation of “Wuthering Heights,” as the 2013 Filmmaker in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Variety has selected its 10 Actors to Watch list, unveiling a diverse group of thesps whom the publication's editors believe to be on the brink of big things. Profiles of the actors will appear in…
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
Comedy Central’s roast of actor James Franco drew a solid 3.1 million viewers for its premiere airing Monday night, according to Nielsen, and 5.2 million combined for its two showings. The roast…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
An extremely faithful, suitably raw but still relatively hemmed-in adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's chilling 1973 novel.
VENICE – The 70th Venice Film Festival blasted off in high gear with George Clooney and Sandra Bullock working the red carpet to tubthump Alfonso Cuaron’s well-received space thriller "Gravity,"…
Is the new topper of the New York Film Festival loosening up the famously tight constraints of the fest's main slate? That's the question spurred by the addition of one more film, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's…
James Franco is all mystery and little information on his Twitter account, as he teases of a new TV series via bizarre Instagram art and cryptic tweets. "They don’t want me to say the channel yet…