james franco

It was in the freewheeling spirit of huckster Oscar Diggs that the exceptionally talented Drafthouse chefs created the ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Dinner Party as a way to celebrate.

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Eric, Trevan and Trey return to talk about Oz the Great and Powerful, West of Memphis and Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey. Is Sam Raimi’s first film in four years worth the wait? Is James Franco a worthy Oz? Does West of Memphis provide some needed closure or shed additional light on The West Memphis Three? Tune […]

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James Franco and Sam Raimi return to Oz for the first time in Oz the Great and Powerful, but is the trip worth it? The answer is a resounding, “kind of.”

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As someone who felt sentenced to high school, the series reminds me of why I hated it and how my decision making wasn’t that great back then. I won’t say that you’ll see yourself in Freaks and Geeks because everyone’s high school experience is different. Instead, I’ll say the world in the series is consistently dynamic and believable as 1980 Detroit.

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‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ is a good mix of a solid sci-fi concept, great character development, and a surprising emotional investment. ‘Point Blank’ moves so fast and furiously that you will forget you are reading subtitles altogether.

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It’s been 10 years since Tim Burton’s awful “Planet of the Apes” remake failed to reboot the early 70s sci-fi series, so this weekend the new movie “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” tries its hand with a semi-new origin story. The big surprise is that “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is […]

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Here’s my review of the new DVD/Blu-ray release “127 Hours” from KTKA-49. The buzz on author-actor-phd candidate James Franco before hosting the Oscars last Sunday was basically: what can’t he do? After seeing the Oscars, we now know. Thankfully, we have the fantastic and unusual film “127 Hours” out this week on DVD and Blu-ray […]

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Here’s my video review of the “127 Hours” from KTKA-49. My full print review of “127 Hours” is here: Movie Review: 127 Hours Before seeing it earlier this week, I’d heard the advance hype on director Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours.” People are passing out in the theater because one particular scene in the movie is […]

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