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    For Your Consideration: 5 Overlooked Supporting Actors Who Deserve Some Awards Season Attention

    The Phoney War phase of the awards season is starting to come to an end: we've already had nominations from smaller precursors like the Gotham Awards and the British Independent Film Awards, and in a little over two weeks, things will get underway properly with the New York Film Critics Awards and t...

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    Watch: James Franco, Jessica Chastain, and Mila Kunis In First 'Tar' Trailer

    After first premiering nearly a year ago at the Rome Film Festival, the ambitiously poetic "Tar" has released its first official trailer. The film, which explores the life of Pulitzer Prize winning poet CK Williams via his own poetry, features a large cast of stars including James Franco, Mila Kunis...

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    Watch: First Trailer For CK Williams Inspired 'Tar' Starring Jessica Chastain, James Franco, Mila Kunis & More

    Almost a year since it premiered at the Rome Film Festival, the dramatic omnibus "Tar," which features a star-studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Zach Braff, Bruce Campbell and Henry Hopper, is still without a U.S. distributor or release date. But we guess it's co...

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    James Franco Talks the Many Gay Roles He's Played, the "Consider This Shit" Oscar Campaign for 'Spring Breakers' and More

    James Franco recently sat down with "The Daily Beast" to discuss -- in true Franco style -- everything under the sun. Much of what he says is articulate and thoughtful. This includes his recurring career fascination with gay characters, his image as an artist who refuses to be pigeon-holed, the "Con...

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    Watch: Anton Yelchin & Kate Mara Team Up For Broken Bells; Jared Leto Tapes Kanye West, James Franco For Short & More

    Indie bands doing short films is kinda so hot right now. As it becomes increasingly challenging to get noticed above the fray, bands have taken to the medium to give fans and newcomers alike a different way of entry for their music. Of course, Arcade Fire teamed with Spike Jonze for "The Suburbs," w...

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    Watch: James Franco Is Gator In Red Band Trailer For 'Homefront' With Jason Statham

    In 2013, James Franco has played Alien ("Spring Breakers"), Oz ("Oz The Great And Powerful"), Darl Bundren ("As I Lay Dying"), Hugh Hefner ("Lovelace") and James Franco ("This Is The End"). Say what you will, but Franco can sure choose 'em. And now for his next unlikely gig? He plays a dude named Ga...

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    Why I'm a (James) Franco-phile

    Sure, he's a pretentious dilettante. But the world is a more interesting place with James Franco, Multimedia Spectacular, in it.

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    How Has Spike Jonze's 'Her' Changed the Oscar Race? Peter Knegt and Eric Kohn Revisit Awards Season Buzz

    With Oscar season in full swing, Indiewire chief film critic Eric Kohn and senior writer Peter Knegt revisit the buzz after tipping their toes in the water last month.

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    James Franco Talks to Indiewire: 'I want to make the movies that nobody else is making.'

    James Franco has self-branded himself as an experimental writer-director with an artistic knack for adapting the great works of the American literary tradition, thanks to his directorial efforts "The Broken Tower," "As I Lay Dying" and "Child of God," all films based on classic novels or works of po...

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    James Franco's 'Consider This Sh*t' Oscar Campaign Continues With Second FYC Ad

    A month after A24 officially kicked off For Your Consideration ad season via a comical push for James Franco's (truly deserving, but serious longshot) supporting performance in "Spring Breakers," the aptly titled 'Consider This Sh*t' campaign has continued.

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