“Howl”

February 27th, 2011

I’m mystified that this movie didn’t attract any Academy Awards attention and that it slid in and out of our local theater in a week. It made me realize all over again the power of Ginsberg’s poem — it’s just as raw and stunning now as it must have been in 1955. James Franco is amazing, and the form and production of the movie are wake-you-up creative.

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