"I like Franco's work on film a lot, and he didn't disgrace himself on stage. I hope he returns to Broadway some day. And of course he's entitled to say whatever he likes about me, as long as it's not libelous, and somehow I don't think 'little b**ch' qualifies." New York Times critic Ben Brantley responds to James Franco after the actor blasted him in an online post following a bad review of his latest Broadway effort Of Mice & Men.