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James Franco Co-Writes Lana Del Rey Book

This neither shocks or excited me, I find myself just in the middle hearing this news. In January, James Franco penned an ode to his friend and muse Lana Del Rey, concluding his V Magazine tribute to the singer by writing, “I wanted to interview Lana for a book and she said, ‘Just write around me; it’s better if it’s […]

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James Franco is Art on the Cover of Dazed & Confused December 2013 Issue

  Does anyone else agree that James Franco is art? Dazed & Confused reports:   Moving image is no longer the domain of directors and massive movie studios. Architects, choreographers, artists, poets, mathematicians and essayists are all experimenting in the medium, creating an unprecedented amount of pioneering visual art in the process. This movement has […]

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James Franco’s S & M Birthday Cake, Sugar Dildo Included: Photo

  James Franco turned 35 last month, but it looks like he was still celebrating while attending the 15th annual Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, where he was honored for his contributions to the LGBT community. From South Beach the multihyphenate homophile shared this pic of a S&M-themed birthday cake with “James” written in icing next to […]

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James Franco Has The Worlds Best Grip On Sexuality: “Gay Town” Art

James Franco on Skirting Populist Expectations in His “Gay Town” Show in Berlin “BERLIN — James Franco is at it again. Rather, by the looks of his new exhibition at Peres Projects in Berlin — which opened alongside his screening of the latest “Oz” film and pet project “Interior.Leather Bar” at the 2013 Berlinale — he’s been at it nonstop. “Gay […]

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James Franco 2013 Sundance Film Festival “Kink”: Practical Look at the Fetish Website Kink.com: Trailer

Bad boy James Franco is back at Sundance this year, and dabbling in the world of sex, kink and fetush. This time the Spider-Man and Pineapple Express star is producing a documentary from director Christina Voros called Kink, which takes a closer, practical look at the fetish website Kink.com and all their adult operations. Kink.com is the largest producer of BDSM. Now the first red band trailer […]

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James Franco’s “Interior. Leather Bar” Will Premiere At Sundance In January: Video

We were hip to the making of this film awhile back, but not elated to know when it will be showing. “Interior. Leather Bar,” will premiere at Sundance New Frontiers programin January. Originally titled, “James Franco’s 40 Minutes,” the “homo-sex-art-film” is an homage to William Friedkin’s 1980 thriller, “Cruising,” starring a young Al Pacino. In order to avoid an X rating, 40 […]

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James Franco Directs R.E.M. Video Starring Lindsay Lohan

“Multitalented actor, producer, screenwriter, director, teacher and author James Franco has been tapped byR.E.M. to direct the latest music video for the band. The visual accompaniment to the track “Blue,” the unique video splices together various footage of Los Angeles while Lindsay Lohan‘s photoshoot with famed photographer Terry Richardson at West Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont is prominently highlighted throughout the piece. “Blue” […]

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Watch James Franco’s Gay Art Film “40 Minutes” Teaser Video of Some Fine Men

The video is based on the controversial 1980 film Cruising, in which Al Pacino plays a cop gone undercover in New York’s gay leather-bar scene.  His piece reimagines the 40 minutes of the film that were cut and never screened after a battle with the National Board of Review to secure an R rating. Read more: globalgrind.com 40 Minutes, which […]

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James Franco Naked: Actor Strips Down, Painted Gold On ‘Iconoclasts’

“Iconoclasts” (Season 6 premieres Tues., Oct. 9, 8 p.m. ET on Sundance Channel) pairs creative visionaries from every field and captures their takes on artistic influences and the creative process. HuffPost TV has an exclusive first look at the Season 6 premiere episode, featuring actor/musician/professor/author/filmmaker/HuffPost blogger James Franco and performance artist Marina Abramovic. In Franco’s latest […]

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James Franco and Costume National’s New Wave for Interview Magazine: Photos

interviewmagazine.com reports: Guests at the opening of CoSTUME NATIONAL’s “NEW NO DARK WAVE” exhibition got a special treat on Sunday night: unable to attend the reception in person, James Franco sent over one of his ever-popular and very candid self-portrait videos to greet everyone who had turned out in support, fromMarina Abramovic to Jared Leto. Abramovic, who had just been […]

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‘James Franco’s Cruising’: A Sexy Salute to the Controversial 1980 Film

We applaud James Franco for taking the roles he wants to play. Read here about James’ newest move where he teamed up with Travis Mathews, whose I Want Your Love is still making the festival circuit, to work on a homo-art-sex film. The film will be a tribute to the Friedkin’s flick and is titled James Franco’s Cruising. Out.com […]

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James Franco: Shirtless Drag Queen for ‘Rebel’ Exhibit!

James Franco goes shirtless in drag for these new pics displayed in his “Rebel” art exhibit held at JF Chen Antiques on Saturday (May 12) in Hollywood. The whole exhibit, which was inspired by the classic film Rebel Without a Cause, was modeled after the Chateau Marmont. Each “bungalow” was a different installation. The photos were shot by Terry Richardson for a cover feature in Candy magazine’s […]

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Artist Kalup Linzy Landed on Our Radar, Let’s Do Some Digging

Kalup Linzy (born July 23, 1977) is an American video and performance artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Raw documentation footage by Rabbit Bandini Productions. Footage will surface in an upcoming project. Kalup Ishmael (Kalup Linzy) performing spoken word/sung version of “Mad World” in Franco’s (James Franco) installation. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EffT1zD26OY&w=400&h=225] Linzy grew up in a small rural community in […]