The Good and Pretty O.K. Oz

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain." But beware, some spoilers may abound....more

EMMA WATSON WALKS OFF END OF THE WORLD SET: CONFIRMED

**UPDATE:Channing Tantum, as far as I know, was not involved in the scene in question, although some are saying that he was. His involvement wouldn't really change anything. Everything else in the post stands as printed typed.** ...more

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Question: Do you find it difficult to think about animal testing? Rise of the Planet of the Apes will probably make you ponder it whether you like it or not....more

127 Hours - Movie Review

We all have had nightmares but you know the ones where you are screaming for help and nothing comes out? No matter what is happening in your dream: being chased by a monster, falling from a skyscraper, or you just can't open that door -- not being able to get anyone to hear your desperate plead is by far one of the worst nightmares to have. 127 Hours takes that kind of nightmare from a real-life story and totally sucks you in to an unimaginable tale of one man's struggle....more

The Celebrity Couples We'd Like to See At the 2011 Oscars

By Krissy Dolor for Cupid's Pulse...more

Do You Love James Franco, or Are You Having Franco Exhaustion?

James Franco appeared on the Golden Globes shortlist this year, nominated as Best Actor for his performance as rock climber Aron Ralston in 127 Hours. Which is not surprising for two reasons: 1. he captivated audiences in a challenging role that rested wholly on his shoulders (or trapped arm, actually) and 2. he must have an exhausted publicist, because the Golden Globe nom is only one recent Franco news story among many, many others. ...more

So far I'm in. Howl was fantastic, and so was Milk, so he actually has room to flail a bit with me.more

Howl and the 10 Best Movies About Writers: How Many Have You Seen?

Howl opened last week in a limited number of theaters to mixed reviews. The long-awaited film ambitiously weaves James Franco's portrayal of Allen Ginsberg with an animated version of the poem that served as the Beat Generation's manifesto.  A few disappointed reviews won't keep away the film's primary audience of readers and writers who are fascinated by the lives of literary icons, who are inspired by attempts to communicate the precious experience of creating with words, and who admire the complicated endeavor of using one art form to portray another -- in this case, animation within a larger film reinvents an important poem that defined a generation. ...more
The high art of film has captured the brilliant moments of literary minds and their processes in ...more