Originally posted on Variety:
James Franco doesn’t have a lot of down time these days. From museum art installations to directing and starring in various Hollywood features, the 35 year-old actor remains one of the most vocal performers in show business, whether his publicist likes it or not.
Enter Tuesday’s “Man of Steel” review.
Having recently critiqued Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” for Vice magazine, Franco decided to weigh in on Warner Bros.’ $225 million blockbuster, which he actually liked.
“‘Man of Steel’is great because it delivers everything it should,” he wrote after the film’s London premiere. “It made Superman cool again.”
But then he threw in a little bit of kryptonite.
In an effort to explain why Hollywood continues to make and remake these big-budget films, Franco wrote “The answer is, of course, money. We are in the film business, and the…
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