But The Room, which plays Midnight repertories and encourages passionate reactions from its rabid fanbase, has a very distinct look... one that's very, very bad. Because Franco was meticulous in telling the story of how Tommy and his best friend, Greg Sestero, created The Room,...
This uproarious gem dramatizes the making of Tommy Wiseau's cult classic.
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James Franco directs and stars in The Disaster Artist, a movie about The Room that you don't have to have seen The Room to enjoy.
Every night, Peter Kuplowsky, the baby-faced new curator of TIFF’s Midnight Madness program, has a wooden hat rack brought out to the stage of the Ryerson Theatre so he can try and land his king-of-the-geeks fedora on one of the hooks. A carnival game to go with the idea that this is the festival’s midway and… Read more...
Have you seen The Room? Not the Academy Award-winning flick, Room, but THE Room starring Tommy Wiseau (who also wrote, directed, and produced that craziness)? If you haven’t, I feel sorry for you and you should probably find a way to watch it … More » The post Guys – Tommy Wiseau Actually Approves of “The Disaster Artist” appeared first on EveryJoe.
How did a self-funded, terribly made movie like The Room get such a cult following? By becoming a staple of the Los Angeles skyline. The Room aggressively advertised itself by erecting a massive billboard overlooking Highland Avenue in Hollywood showing simply Tommy Wiseau‘s face and a cryptic phone number. Show More Summary
Following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, the James Franco-starring-and-directed “The Disaster Artist” has released a first raucous trailer. Watch the ensuing silliness below, and keep your eyes peeled for bonus...Show More Summary
The Room is one of the most infamous films ever put on a screen. The Disaster Artist is the new movie that will tell the story of just how such an incredible piece of work actually came to be. But what does the man behind The Room think of it all?
It's not easy to have a relative who's famous in the field you want to endeavor in. But eventually, if the right project comes along, you kind of have to give in to fate. Read on to see why Dave Franco resisted working with his brother, James, before The Disaster Artist.
(PG-13) “It’s not gonna happen for you. Not in a million years!” “…but after that?” Get a good look at James Franco’s comedy drama about what is widely considered the worst movie ever made. The line between ambition and delusion can sometimes be tricky to pin down.
By Max Covill James Franco as Tommy Wiseau. The 'Disaster Artist' buzz continues to grow. The article Oh Hi, Mark. ‘The Disaster Artist’ Trailer has Arrived appeared first on Film School Rejects.
When it came time for James Franco to make a film about one of the most gonzo midnight movies of all-time, The Room, the pic’s eccentric star-director-writer Tommy Wiseau insisted that only Johnny Depp portray him on the big screen. “But then, he got me. Show More Summary
This piece was originally published during SXSW; we’re republishing in honor of The Disaster Artist’s Toronto Film Festival premiere.No other working actor has been as intent on turning his celebrity into an art project as James Franco. Which is why he’s probably the only actor-director alive who could pull off ... More »
The audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival’s screenings for Midnight Madness, the festival’s genre-focused thread, are typically more like those you’d find at a concert than a cinematheque. When Nicolas Cage turned up for...Show More Summary
We laughed at the teaser for The Disaster Artist in July, but now, the first official trailer is here — and there's more bad acting than ever.
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James Franco plays notorious Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau as he recreates The Room in The Disaster Artist.
Ahead of its December premiere, A24 has unleashed the first official trailer for James Franco’s The Disaster Room. The film details the making of Polish-American actor and filmmaker Tommy Wiseau’s The Room, which some critics refer to as one of the worst movies ever made. Franco stars as Wiseau in The Disaster Room, in addition […]
This is gonna be the greatest bad movie ever. In the first trailer for The Disaster Artist – based on Greg Sestero's tell-all about the making of the cult-classic disasterpiece The Room — James Franco plays writer/director/star Tommy Wiseau, who turned a multi-million dollar budget into the cheapest looking, worst acted, most all-around awful movie quite [...]