James Franco Releases “For Your Consideration” Poster for His Role In Spring Breakers

James Franco Sprin BreakersJames Franco wants you to consider some shit. Specifically, he wants your vote for Best Supporting Actor in the next round of Celebrity Circle Jerk Academy Awards.

The recently-roasted actor is featured in a “For Your Consideration” poster holding an Oscar in each hand, with the caption “Consider This Sh*t” at the bottom, a reference to his Riff Raffy Spring Breakers character Alien. It’s one of James Franco’s most interesting and fuckin’ weird roles, but it was lauded by critics as one of his best, and an Oscar nom is certainly not outside the realm of possibility.

The film tells the story of four college whores who rob a bank and use the money to head down to St. Petersburg, FL for the trashiest spring break in history.

In addition to a ton of awesome, nostalgia-inducing partying, the girls eventually meet Alien and get pulled into his gangster life of drug and weapon distribution.  Continue reading “James Franco Releases “For Your Consideration” Poster for His Role In Spring Breakers”

Ethan Hawke Thinks The Oscars are ‘Destructive’ and Pointless

Ethan Hawke crazyEthan Hawke couldn’t care less that the 85th Annual Academy Awards are today.

During a sit-down with Zoe Kazan, the co-star of his off-broadway play Clive, Hawke expressed his hatred for the competitive aspect of the event.

“It’s so asinine … if you look at how many forgettable, stupid movies have won Oscars and how many mediocre performers have Oscars above their fireplace. Making a priority of chasing these fake carrots and money and dubious accolades, I think it’s really destructive,” He said.  Continue reading “Ethan Hawke Thinks The Oscars are ‘Destructive’ and Pointless”

Can ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Win Best Picture?

Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated conclusion to Batman Begins and The Dark Knight was screened for critics on July 6. Not only did it received a standing ovation, one reviewer Tweeted words he’d heard after that have already substantially added to the hype.

A prediction that The Dark Knight Rises would not only be nominated for an Academy Award, but that it should win, “If this does not break the mold and win Best Picture, no comic book movie ever will #TDKR.”

Tom McAuliffe wrote that it was a “9 out of 10” for him and elaborated his praise, saying it was better than The Dark Knight, which received four stars from Roger Ebert (he famous for giving everything three) and won Heath Ledger a posthumous best actor Oscar.  Continue reading “Can ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Win Best Picture?”