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Posts Tagged ‘ James Franco ’

This Is the End


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It’s all about who you know, right? And who do those bigwig Hollywood types know? Other bigwig Hollywood types. If you need evidence, just check out the last two Best Picture winners, The Artist and Argo. Critics seem to love the movies that hold a mirror up to the industry. While This Is the End is everything Hollywood and more, it’s getting such great reviews because it is actually just really funny. Continue reading

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127 Hours


Quick note: Check out the new page up top (What I’ve Watched) with an easy, full list of the films I have reviewed!

You’d think a film about a man stuck in a canyon with his arm wedged between a boulder and a wall would be quite boring until the decision to rid himself of the arm comes into play. As 127 Hours proves, this could not be further from the truth. Continue reading

Howl


What makes a word, a phrase, or an entire work obscene to one person, may not apply to another. We all have different barriers at which we regard something vulgar and lacking proper taste. As we see in Howl, a film about Allen Ginsberg (James Franco) and his poem of the same name, in America every person has a right to determine for themselves what is obscene and what is tolerable. Continue reading

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