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    James Franco & Seth Rogen Troll Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Again By Recreating Their Vogue Cover

    Creative inspiration comes in many forms, but lately for forever pals Seth Rogen and James Franco, the publicity machine of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian has spurred a little wicked stream in them. First was their hilarious shot-for-shot redo of West's video "Bound 2," entitled "Bound 3 (Vague)," an...

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    Review: James Franco's 'Maladies' With Catherine Keener & David Strathairn Is Alienating And Dull

    Carrying the dubious distinction of being a film that managed to try our patience after just five minutes, “Maladies” is for us best summed up in one word: wasteful. It is wasteful of the considerable talents of a fabulous cast, wasteful of a pleasingly off-kilter visual approach, and wasteful of ou...

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    James Franco Gets His Own Film Festival at New York's IFC Center

    New York's IFC Center will host FrancoFest, a retrospective celebrating the work of James Franco, with Franco appearing at several screenings.

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    What Actors Can Learn from Marlon Brando, Ellen Page and James Franco (VIDEO)

    James Franco is no fool. He has made a study of how to survive in Hollywood as he pursues multiple careers--without worrying about how he will be judged. Whether it will be fulfilling or not is up to him. He gets that the relationship between him and his audience is complicated.

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    James Franco Reportedly Starring In Adaptation Of Harmony Korine's 'A Crack Up At The Race Riots'

    While the Oscar nomination never came through for James Franco and his delightfully deranged turn in Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers," it was some of the best work the actor has ever done. And it would seem that Franco isn't done being inspired by Korine's particular sensibilities.

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    James Franco To Direct Movie About The Making Of Tommy Wiseau's Cult Favorite 'The Room'

    There are movies that are bad, and then there's "The Room." Like a modern day "Plan 9 From Outer Space," Tommy Wiseau's 2003 passion project went from horribly reviewed, self-released indie to something of a contemporary cult classic, with the movie still screening frequently, often with audience pa...

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    Trailer of the Week: James Franco Plays James Franco in Deranged Comedy 'Maladies'

    Before the Trailer, We Thought: A story about a successful actor who is forced to retire at a young age because of a mental illness seems like a sort of joke for someone like James Franco, who at his young age has done more than most do in a lifetime. Still, the fact that this the film is directed ...

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    Watch: James Franco Isn't Feeling Well In Trailer For 'Maladies'

    In the upcoming "Maladies," James Franco plays a former soap opera actor named James who gets lost within his own mind. And while we're not suggesting Franco is mentally unstable, the other details do lend something of a meta quality to the latest Thing That Franco Did, which seems about right for t...

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    Watch: Super Bowl Spots Directed By David Gordon Green & Nicolas Winding Refn, Plus 'Seinfeld' Reunion & More

    Last night, a game was played, and a team won and a team lost, and Seattle seemed to be super happy for some reason. But for our purposes, the Super Bowl means lot of new trailers (including "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and the first teaser for "Transformers: Age...

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    Kristen Stewart & Julianne Moore Team For 'Still Alice,' Seth Rogen's 'Sausage Party' Gets Voice Cast & More

    Riding high from the Sundance Film Festival off strong notices for her performance in "Camp X-Ray," Kristen Stewart isn't wasting a moment. The actress has lined up a new project, one that will see her working alongside a pretty solid cast of players.

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