Sunday 02/27/2011 by jackl

OSCAR NIGHT: ARON RALSTON'S METHOD ACTING TIP

To make James Franco's portrayal of Aron Ralston [as the injured climber in the Oscar nominated film 127 Hours] as accurate as possible, Ralston told [film director Danny] Boyle to have Franco recite lyrics from the jam band Phish, Ralston's favorite band."

-- From "The ins and outs of Oscar Nominees" by Michael Machosky in the  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/movies/s_724747.html#ixzz1FB9i0m5f

Comments

, comment by justinwendt
justinwendt Here's a clip of James Franco singing "Sleeping Monkey" http://bit.ly/eC8RbK
, comment by Kurtzboy
Kurtzboy Great movie. The sleeping monkey part cracked me up.
, comment by stunkyunks
stunkyunks i was like wait was that phish he was singing haha!!
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