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Exclusive: Read James Franco's New Poetry

The latest project from multi-hyphenate movie star James Franco will be the book Hollywood Dreaming: Stories, Pictures, and Poems, due out Sept. 23, 2014. The book includes snapshots, short stories, essays and poems — including the two excerpted below. 334 more words

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

This is a bodacious high school comedy and coming of age story that captures the youth and dramas of teens, that feels exciting and has good, not overly long winded touches of emotion concerning the growing pains of these characters. 836 more words


//If a Tree Falls in the Forest: An Auditory Analysis

Despite the overwhelming visual aspects that make Into the Wild such a dramatic rendering of the Christopher McCandless epic, auditory aspects of the film serve to both complement these scenes as well as provides a definitive layer of understanding to the experience of the audience. 380 more words

Alexander Supertramp

8 Strange Moments from James Franco's New Book

What do Elizabeth Taylor, Lindsay Lohan and James Franco have in common? They’re all prominently featured in James Franco’s new book, “Hollywood Dreaming.”

His sixth book won’t hit bookshelves until Sept. 509 more words



From the omnibus 11’09”01, last segment, directed by Sean Penn, starring Ernest Borgnine
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//Illuminating the Wild

Throughout the film, Penn systematically utilizes a natural lighting posture while drastically increasing contrast for aesthetic and symbolic value. This cinematic use of naturally occurring resources speaks highly to the underlying theme and overall mood of the film by allowing an authentic tone while simultaneously piquing emotional interest in the audience. 202 more words

Alexander Supertramp

Reciprocity Is a Wonderful Thing

“I like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can’t really be felt, truly, by one.”

Sean Penn

“I’ll Be There for You (Theme from Friends)” by The Rembrandts…

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