Posts Tagged ‘James Franco’
 

 
The Deuce

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Deuce”

  David Simon is unquestionably a pivotal figure in the history of contemporary TV, yet he’s never been associated with a mainstream hit.  From Homicide: Life On The Street to The Wire to Treme to Show Me A Hero, hi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
sundance

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance 2015 Review: “I Am Michael”

As an actor, James Franco often delivers performances that are packed in quotation marks, as though he’s an actor playing the role of an actor playing his role.  In I AM MICHAEL, however, he does serious, substantive wo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
TIFF Logo2

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “Third Person”

  There is a reason, or at least an argument, for why almost everything in Paul Haggis’s THIRD PERSON feels synthetic and contrived–but I can’t make it here, because doing so would expose the film’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
this is the end

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “This Is The End”

  THIS IS THE END:  Worth A Ticket – Apocalypse Right Now Imagine an dystopian mumblecore extravaganza populated mostly by the Judd Apatow stock company, and you’ll have an idea of what to expect from THIS IS ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
oz

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Oz the Great and Powerful”

  OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL:  Watch It At Home – Not All Yellow Brick Roads Are Golden The digital landscapes in Sam Raimi’s prequel OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL are gorgeous:  eye-poppingly colorful, and cramme...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
sundance2013

SUNDANCE 2013: More Films Announced

  After announcing its competition titles yesterday, today the Sundance Film Festival continued its gradual release of the 2013  line-up with most of its remaining films, leaving only the highest-profile Premieres for Mon...
by Mitch Salem