He thinks Gyllenhaal's role as a creepy Los Angeles crime videographer signals a career revival.
Damien Chazelle’s film about a young jazz drummer and his teacher is the most tension-packed movie of the season.
It includes everyone from Flannery O'Connor to Tony Kushner to Lorrie Moore.
"I’ve been accused of being ubiquitous, of occupying too much cultural ground."
An essay and four stories explore the infamous "Night Stalker" killings.
Goat Boy is the cobbled-together remains of a student film I made based on Frank Bidart's poem, “Herbert White.” These are the bits of backstory provided by Frank to fill out the title character. We cut out this backstory in our film, but later...
In honor of the premiere of his film The Sound and the Fury at Venice and Toronto, here's a test Franco shot for a short film that was to be based on a Faulkner story. It's set during the early days of Faulkner's fictional county, Yoknapatawpha...
James Franco wrote us a short story inspired by his upcoming film with Gia Coppola that explores the genesis of JANE, the Hollywood Cowboy—a Ziggy Stardust–style rock 'n' roll Jesus who embodies the best and the worst of us.