Spring Breakers Screens in Venice: One of James Franco’s ‘More Bizarre Performances’

“Poetry in motion” is how Franco’s drug-dealing rapper Alien describes the crowd at a beach beer blast. “Bikinis and big booties, y’all. That’s what life is about.”

 A more traditional actor might be focused on, say, a sequel to the Planet of the Apes movie from last summer, but at least after inflicting upon us so many short stories and conceptual-arts pieces, James Franco is finally plugging his weirdness into something, you know, enjoyably weird!