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Does This Trailer Make You Want to See James Franco Play a Poet?

Oh look, it is that actor guy who doesn’t mind when people speculate about his sexuality. James Franco plays beat poet Allen Ginsberg in Howl, a film that’s been screening at Outfest but won’t be available for mass consumption until the fall.

In Howl, you will see Mr. Franco kiss another man. You will also see colorful animations that illustrate some of the scenes from Ginsberg’s poem. They are sort of frightening! And a little bit out of place! The obscenity trial that “Howl” created is also part of the storyline. It gives Jon Hamm the chance to star in another period piece. Mary-Louise Parker has a cameo!

By:           editor editor
On:           Jul 16, 2010
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  • 10 Comments
    • Jeff K.
      Jeff K.

      I want to see him come out. I’ll be waiting patiently.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 12:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Acorn
      Acorn

      Oh look, it’s a blog being snarky. Oh look, we have nothing to say, like a review, so oh look, we can something, which,oh look, we seem like we’re saying something.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 12:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dellisonly
      dellisonly

      Yes. Wanted to see it before. This only intrigues me further

      Jul 16, 2010 at 12:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • HiredGoons
      HiredGoons

      The voice impression is pretty impressive.

      Is that a poem?

      Jul 16, 2010 at 1:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Marcus
      Marcus

      I can’t wait to see this.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 2:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      Zero interest in seeing a movie about a member of NAMBLA who once wrote an angry poem.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 3:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr. Enemabag Jones
      Mr. Enemabag Jones

      No.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 4:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scott ny'er
      scott ny'er

      I don’t know about this trailer but I what I would want to see James Franco in is some movie about a hooker, where he’s the hooker and there’s lots of nudity and sexual situations. What?!? I’m just sayin’.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 4:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • L.
      L.

      Before I can make up my mind someone needs to explain why I’m feeling they hired a Muppet to play his unreal-looking beard.

      Jul 16, 2010 at 5:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aaron in Honolulu
      Aaron in Honolulu

      Does anything fucking happen in this movie? The trailer doesn’t do a good job of making the film look interesting.

      Jul 20, 2010 at 9:23 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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