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James Franco and Seth Rogen in The Interview

The Interview

    Like an Inspector Clouseau party that’s forgotten to invite Peter Sellers, The Interview has a gigantic gaping hole where the comedy should be. Unsure if it’s a satire on modern entertainment or a Get Smart-style caper comedy set in the People’s Republic of North Korea, it squats uneasily between

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Andy Serkis (possibly) and James Franco in Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one       12 July     Julius Caesar born, 100BC Most people have some inkling about the death of Julius Caesar – “et tu, Brute” etc – but he was born too, so it seems. In

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Matt Dillon and Lili Taylor in Factotum

Movies About Charles Bukowski

    The news that James Franco is directing a film about gravel-voiced, pock-faced author Charles Bukowski, the go-to man for closet writers, bedroom tough guys and incipient alcoholics, reminds us that there have been several shots on goal before. Franco has a double obstacle – films about writing are

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