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Review: 'Kill Your Darlings' Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Elizabeth Olsen & More

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • October 16, 2013 7:08 PM
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When any filmmaker decides to chronicle a largely undocumented or unknown corner of history revolving around famous cultural figures, a question that can raise its head is: what's underneath the surface that compels the director to make the story?

Dominic Cooper Rumored For Freddie Mercury Biopic, Queen Feared Sacha Baron Cohen Would Be "A Joke"

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 3, 2013 10:15 AM
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The long-gestating Freddie Mercury biopic hit a snag this past summer when its lead, Sacha Baron Cohen, dropped out over disagreements with the surviving members of Queen over the direction of the film. Cohen pushed for R-rated and serious take on the frontman while Mercury’s family and bandmates apparently pushed for a PG and more family-friendly angle. Also, it seems that they were worried no one would take Cohen seriously. “We felt Sacha probably wasn’t right in the end. We didn’t want it to be a joke. We want people to be moved,” Queen drummer Roger Taylor told Mojo. Mercury’s estate is still pushing forward with their plans for the biopic, however, and two actors are being rumored to be in the running for music icon.

TIFF Interview: Daniel Radcliffe & Juno Temple Talk The Horror Fairy Tale 'Horns'

  • By Kristin McCracken
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  • September 9, 2013 1:20 PM
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TIFF: Daniel Radcliffe & Juno Temple Talk The Horror Fairytale 'Horns'
Harry Potter no more, young British star Daniel Radcliffe is having a hell of a Toronto International Film Festival, starring determinedly in three very diverse features: he’s a hopeless romantic in “The F Word” opposite Zoe Kazan, a college-aged Allen Ginsberg in “Kill Your Darlings,” and a mourning lover confronting his very literal demons in Alexandre Aja’s “Horns.” We got to sit down with Radcliffe and his comely costar Juno Temple to talk about "Horns," which is still looking for distribution.

Harry Potter Gets Horny! Three New Photos From Alexandre Aja's 'Horns' Debut

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 6, 2013 2:50 PM
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One of the more hotly anticipated movies that will make its splashy premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (for us, at least) is Alexandre Aja's "Horns," an adaption of the silly, surreal, scary-as-hell novel by Joe Hill (aka Stephen King's son). Now a trio of new photos from the film has debuted (courtesy of Entertainment Weekly), featuring the Boy Who Lived Daniel Radcliffe rocking some pretty devilish nubs.

It's Smutty & Absurd: Watch The Full Trailer For 'Kill Your Darlings' Starring Daniel Radcliffe & Dane DeHaan

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 4, 2013 1:35 PM
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At the beginning of the month, a half uploaded teaser trailer for the Beat drama "Kill Your Darlings" made its way online and was summarily yanked, without anything else arriving in terms of promotional material. But the whole shebang has now broached the interwebs, unofficially it seems, and you can take a peek below (for now).

Watch: Daniel Radcliffe Meets Dane DeHaan In Clip From 'Kill Your Darlings' Plus New Photos

  • By Edward Davis
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  • September 2, 2013 1:16 PM
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Kill your darlings
The Venice Film Festival is well underway. And while the Beat Generation drama "Kill Your Darlings" isn't in competition, it is screening at the festival before it takes a trip to Toronto and lands in theaters this fall. And if you can't wait, you can get an early peek at the movie right now.

Watch: Teaser For 'Kill Your Darlings' Starring Daniel Radcliffe & Dane DeHaan Plus New Pics From The Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 3, 2013 12:00 PM
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While audiences have yet to show they're keen to see a movie about the Beat generation even with a star-laden cast ("On The Road"), you have to at least give the filmmakers behind "Kill Your Darlings" some due credit. Lining up Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg, "Boardwalk Empire" star Jack Huston as Jack Kerouac, Ben Foster as William Burroughs, Elizabeth Olsen as Edie Parker, and Dane DeHaan as Lucien Carr—well, you have our attention. And now the first teaser trailer (kind of) is here to give you a taste of how it turned out.

Jon Hamm & Daniel Radcliffe Will Open 'A Young Doctor's Notebook' For A Second Time

  • By Ben Brock
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  • July 23, 2013 11:43 AM
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C'mon, surely. The picture above was one that passed across our retinas around about a year ago, and for many it came blissfully free of context. For those of us in the U.K., however, it was actually followed by a TV miniseries, “A Young Doctor's Notebook,” about the experiences of a country doctor in revolutionary Russia. Jon Hamm played the older version of Daniel Radcliffe's young doctor, looking back on the experiences of his callow self.

First Look At Ryan Reynolds In Atom Egoyan's 'Queen Of The Night' & Daniel Radcliffe And Zoe Kazan In 'The F Word'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 11, 2013 1:55 PM
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It's been four years since Atom Egoyan's last feature, the sleazy erotic thriller "Chloe," but he's making up for that absence by being very, very busy. He's got two movies on the way -- the already shot and in post-production West Memphis Three drama "The Devil's Knot," which he quickly followed up with "Queen Of The Night," lensed earlier this year. And now, the first image from the film has arrived.

Daniel Radcliffe Will Square Off Against The Yakuza In 'Tokyo Vice'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 3, 2013 2:44 PM
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Daniel Radcliffe is not your little Harry Potter anymore. The actor is quickly shedding his boy-wizard skin, taking on a vast array of projects and scoring a hit with last year's "The Woman In Black." He has a diverse slate of projects on the way that includes indie Beat movie "Kill Your Darlings," fantasy/horror thing "Horns," and rom-com "The F Word." Dude can apparently do it all, and now he's going to face off against the Yakuza. No, really.

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