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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
 This contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ play follows the lessons learned by street-wise Baltimore teen Langston (Jacob Latimore). When his single mom (Jennifer Hudson) takes Langston to New York City to spend the holidays with his estranged grandparents (Forest Whitaker
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
 This Superman is an origin story that casts Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel. We meet Superman as a youngster when his adopted Earth father, Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), advises Clark to keep his superpowers to himself
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 A pair of New Yorkers unites for the purpose of seeking revenge. Colin Farrell appears as Victor, infiltrating a crime empire in order to get close to kingpin Alphonse (Terrence Howard), responsible for destroying Victor's
09.23.2012 | | Posted at 09:10 AM

James Franco Co-Stars with Winona Ryder in The Letter

By David Luhrssen
 Winona Ryder has been more or less MIA but resurfaced in a recent, little seen psychological drama, The Letter. She plays Martine, a New York playwright developing a play in a workshop with her usual cast plus a stranger, Tyrone (James Franco). The newcomer instantly alters the group chemistry; he’s cool and self-possessed, asks uncomfortable questions and is instantly disliked. Martine,...
Monday, Nov. 1, 2010

Poetry on trial in 1950s San Francisco

Young Allen Ginsberg (played by James Franco) looks just a little nervous as he adjusts his plastic-framed glasses and steels himself to recite, for the first time, a remarkable poem called “Howl.” Shifting from that epochal 1955 reading to the 1957 obscenity trial against Ginsberg’s publisher, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and to a long interview from that same year...