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Talking to Earth About the Occult and Playing in a Doom Band When You're Happy

Dylan Carlson has been the only constant member of the band Earth since 1989, blending influences ranging from English folklore to Ennio Morricone to Cormac McCarthy into a style of doom music that is completely his own. Earth has released...Show More Summary

Will Ferrell, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart say goodbye to Derek Jeter

"Uh, thanks?" -- Derek Jeter, probably. The biggest takeaway from this video is that Will Ferrell now looks like if Beck were the main character of Cormac McCarthy's The Road. Also, if you've never noticed Will Ferrell's bottom teeth before: you're welcome and I'm sorry.

“It was a great place to write: No Internet, piss in the snowbank, keep your coffee going on the stove”

Author Brian Hart on Cormac McCarthy comparisons, writing in the Idaho wilds, and the gift of an unhappy childhood

Paddy Power's (PDYPF) CEO Patrick Kennedy on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

By SA Transcripts: Paddy Power PLC (OTC:PDYPF) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 28, 2014 3:30 AM ET Executives Patrick Kennedy - CEO Jack Massey - Director, Finance and Secretary Cormac McCarthy - CFO Andy McCue - Head, Retail,...Show More Summary

Why Movie Reviewers Are Missing the Point of ‘Child of God,’ and Probably Life Itself

Child of God is Cormac McCarthy’s third and oft overlooked 1973 novel ostensibly about a necrophiliac serial killer who lurks and creeps the narrow hollers of deep-backwoods Tennessee. As of last Friday, it is also a 104-minute feature...Show More Summary

James Franco Is Living With a Man

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A few days ago, The New York Times published a short item about writer-actor-poet-director James Franco’s various collaborations with the actor Scott Haze, such as Franco’s recent film adaption of Cormac McCarthy’s Child of God, in which Haze plays a necrophiliac named Lester Ballard. Another role Haze appears to be playing: Franco’s live-in boyfriend. Read more...

James Franco Finally Explains Why He Works So Damn Hard

2 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

James Franco is back in the director's chair with his new film, Child of God. Along with his leading man Scott Haze, James recently spoke about the dark adaptation of a Cormac McCarthy story at a recent press day in New York City. Plus, James answers the question we've all be dying to have answered for years: does he ever get a day off?

August Debut Spotlight: "Painted Horses" by Malcolm Brooks

It’s tempting to dismiss Malcolm Brooks’s debut as the latest in a series of American epics treading on Cormac McCarthy territory: The Son, Fourth of July Creek, and The Kept come to mind as recent novels dealing with the darker...

Interview: James Franco on Cormac McCarthy, nasty reviews, and tackling necrophilia

James Franco is a man with total faith in his creative muse, and that muse has led him down some strange paths, from soap opera to leather bars to backwoods necrophilia. It’s sometimes hard to tell if Franco isn’t secretly smirking about some of his seemingly random pursuits, as if his prolific output might be most indebted to Andy Kaufman. Show More Summary

Naked Paintballing With James Franco

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Scott Haze lived in caves for three months to prepare for his role as Cormac McCarthy’s most twisted character. He also got a little weird with his director, James Franco.

A Few Impressions: The Power of the Past in Cormac McCarthy's 'Wake for Susan'

Photo via Wikimedia user Ammodramus My adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s third novel, Child of God, is in theaters today, so I wrote about McCarthy's first published short story, “Wake for Susan,” to show that he has had a fascinationShow More Summary

“Child of God”: James Franco’s necrophiliac love affair

The 21st-century Renaissance man forges on with a grueling Cormac McCarthy adaptation no one will want to watch

There’s a Bleak Integrity to James Franco’s Adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s Child of God

James Franco’s adaptation of the sick little Cormac McCarthy period novel Child of God is surprisingly pretty good. It follows a snaggletoothed homeless hillbilly named Lester Ballard (Scott Haze), who gets more and more alienated and animallike, to the point where he does some not-safe-for-work-or-anywhere-else things with the body of... More »

Movie Review: James Franco mines Cormac McCarthy for cheap shocks in Child Of God

Child Of God is a lurid backwoods exploitation cheapie that just happens to be based on a novel by Cormac McCarthy. As a McCarthy adaptation, it’s an abject failure; as a piece of art-damaged trash, it occasionally delivers the requisite squirms. Show More Summary

Watch a Horrific New Clip From James Franco’s Cormac McCarthy Adaptation, ‘Child of God’

Watch out, Divine: in a new clip from Child of God, James Franco’s latest highbrow undertaking (naturally involving a scene of… Read More

Franco: Cormac McCarthy Changed My Life

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

‘It felt like Faulkner and Melville but with grisly scenes of murder and atrocity that gave a contemporary and strangely authentic feel, as if McCarthy had actually been there.’

Exclusive Clip From James Franco's Child of God

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon has your exclusive first look at a new clip from director James Franco's Child of God, opening in limited theaters on August 1 and on VOD October 28. Adapted from the novel by Cormac McCarthy by Franco and Vince Joliette, the drama stars Scott Haze, Franco, Tim Blake Nelson and Jim Parrack.

A Few Impressions: Watch James Franco's Short Film, 'The Clerk's Tale,' Based on a Poem by Spencer Reece

Because my adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s Child of God will be released this August, I thought I would pepper the summer with three early adaptations I did when I was at NYU. This one is based on the poem “The Clerk’s Tale" by Spencer...Show More Summary

James Franco Made A 25-Minute Test For Cormac McCarthy’s ‘Blood Meridian’ Starring Luke Perry

WordthatJamesFrancowantedtoadaptCormacMcCarthy’s‘BloodMeridien’hasbeengoingaroundsince2011,butconsideringFrancohasspenthistimesincemakingtepidly reviewed adaptationsof‘ChildofGod‘(anotherMcCarthybook)and‘AsILayDying,‘(nottomentionsiShow More Summary

Watch James Franco’s ‘Blood Meridian’ Test Reel, With Mark Pellegrino as the Judge

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

James Franco directed an adaption of the Cormac McCarthy novel Child of God, which opens in some theaters on August 1. But Franco also wanted to adapt McCarthy’s novel Blood Meridian, and even Franco admits the book seems like an “un-filmable” novel. Show More Summary

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