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Golden Globes 2014 Nominations: Who Got Snubbed, Who Was a Surprise?

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Via MTV News — Aside from being the first sign of where Oscar nominations might end up, the Golden Globes also serve as an early predictor of who the big awards surprises and snubs might be.

With such a strong field of contenders this year, there were plenty of shocking oversights and inclusions in the nominations, which were announced this morning. (Sorry, Franco fans. It just wasn't your year.) For a complete rundown of the most unexpected nods, we've compiled our list of the biggest surprises and snubs of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards nominations.

For the list, head to MTV News.

Filed Under: Awards | Source: MTV News

New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'This Is the End' and More

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This week: A party at James Franco's house rages on as the Apocalypse gets it on outside in the outrageous horror comedy "This Is the End," starring Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and Craig Robertson and featuring cameos from numerous celebrities.

Also new this week is the based-on-a-true-story thriller "The Frozen Ground," "The Amityville Horror" Trilogy on Blu-ray, and "The Wizard of Oz" 75th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray 3D. Get More »

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'Homefront' Trailer: Jason Statham Vs. James Franco

Hurry and check the weather report to see if there are pigs flying about today because this is one movie matching you might never ever have expected to see otherwise.

In "Homefront," the first trailer for which has dropped today at Yahoo! MoviesJason Statham (a.k.a. the dude who does not shift from his butt-kicking on-screen persona ... ever) stars as a former DEA agent who tries to make cozy new digs for himself and his kid in Nowheresville, USA but quickly finds himself smack dab in the middle of a seedy meth ring run by James Franco l'artiste.

To repeat: that's Jason Statham and James Franco together. In a movie. Just wait, it gets better (read: so much worse).

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14 Best Burns On James Franco at His Roast (And One He Got In)

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You know him as the wonderful wizard of Oz, the guy who loves crazy smart monkeys, the one-armed hiker, a lab-coated doctor on "ER" and so many other roles on screens both big and small, but last night James Franco got a new part to play: Roastee.

Yes, El Franco himself was chosen by Comedy Central to be the subject of the channel's annual roast special, and the artiste seemed to be absolutely chill with handling the heat of those burns, which started from the very opening credits, in which every name was Franco-ized.

Roast Master Seth Rogen was on hand to dish it out, alongside comedian Nick Kroll, "This Is the End" co-star Jonah Hill, Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader, Natasha Leggero, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari and roast mainstay Jeffrey Ross.

Since it's so much more fun to watch someone else take the scorn of their friends and colleagues, let's relive the magic of last night's roast with the 14 best burns against James Franco, along with one surprise bonus burn he threw right back. Get More »

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See This Amazing James Franco Oscar Ad for 'Spring Breakers'

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It may be fall now, but some people already have their minds on...spring....break...forevaaaaaaaa. (Still.) Get More »

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'This Is the End': The Trailer For the Beginning of the End of the Beginning of the End Again

They say all's well that ends well, but what if it never ends? You thought it was over, but you thoughts wrong. "This Is the End" may have left theaters for a bit, but it never really...ended. Get More »

Hot D**n, James Franco's About to Get Roasted

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Well, it's about time, really.

Following in the footsteps of fellow celebrity oddballs like Charlie Sheen, Roseanne Barr, Donald "You're Fired" Trump and Captain Kirk William Shatner is the one and only James Franco, Hollywood's resident Renaissance Man, who's now on deck to get flayed by way a full-on Comedy Central Roast.

Yep, Franco posted an Instagram video of himself on Tuesday — apparently shot with him laying down in a very dark room for some reason — saying "Hey yo what's up. I'm gonna get roasted on Comedy Central. Be sure you check it out. They wanted me to tell you that. Alright ... Haha."

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Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety

'Spring Breakers' NSFW Outtakes: Look at James Franco's S**t

James Franco, or rather his cracked-out, corn-rowed, grillz-sportin' "Spring Breakers" character Alien, has some dope s**t...and he don't give a f**k wants you to know it.

Whether you loved, hated or thought it was bananas — c'mon, Britney Spears music and mountains of weed in the same flick? — "Spring Breakers" divided the nation when it debuted in March. Now the film, directed by Harmony Korine and starring Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens and Rachel Korine, is stirring up controversy again (come and get it!) with the DVD, which hits stores tomorrow, July 9. Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Spring Breakers' and More

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This week: James Franco turns in one of the best performances of his career as a drug and arms dealer who corrupts four vacationing coeds in "Spring Breakers," the latest from director Harmony Korine.

Also new this week is the comedy "Admission" starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, the Stephenie Meyer YA adaptation "The Host" and the thriller "Dead Man Down" with Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace. Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

James Franco to Make a 'Veronica Mars' Cameo

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James Franco might consider himself an Indiegogo kinda guy, but it looks like he'll be putting aside any crowd-sourcing site loyalism just long enough to make a cameo in the "Veronica Mars" movie.

So, yeah. That is happening. Zap2it sleuthed up the deets first all private eye-style (heh), reporting that Franco has been scripted to appear as — c'mon, who else? — himself! Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Zap2It
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