While the Academy Awards is the ceremony sure to earn the most ink over the coming weeks, the GLAAD Media Awards are an honor held more closely to the hearts of some. GLAAD's ceremony shines a spotlight on a part of the artistic community that has been forced into the shadows for too long.
Krokidas wrote the script with his college roommate Austin Bunn and spent nine grueling years trying to get the film made, frequently reminded that a period piece from a first-time director was no easy sell. After bringing his NYU thesis short film Slo-Mo to the Sundance Film Festival in 2002, "I vowed to come back two years later with my first feature," Krokidas says. That film was Kill Your Darlings. It premiered at Sundance 11 years later.
Some of the fall's biggest movies are still question marks, crammed with great casts or guided by great directors but still totally unseen by anybody-- even something as solid on paper as August: Osage County could fall apart in front of an audience. Luckily the season is also full of sure bets, movies that have premiered to huge acclaim at other festivals and are now, finally, making their way to theaters
Benedict Cumberbatch isn't the only U.K. actor with multiple films lined up for the Toronto Film Festival this year. Daniel Radcliffe will also be featured in more than one movie screening at TIFF, one of which is the anticipated adaptation of Joe Hill's dark mystery Horns, which will make its world premiere at the festival. The other film is John Krokidas' drama Kill Your Darlings, in which Radcliffe plays poet Allen Ginsberg.
With dark brown contact lenses and a mop of curly hair, plus Ginsberg's signature blocky glasses, Radcliffe slips seamlessly into the role, and offers a stillness and vulnerability that the Harry Potter films simply didn't give him time for
There's a myth about Sundance glamour, mostly based on red carpet photos of celebrities in fur hats, or maybe press releases about how much fun everyone had sipping complimentary cocktails at a party. And yes, there's plenty of that happening around here right now, but I'm seeing almost none of it
In the discussion of an actor looking like the real person that they're playing, David Cross as Allen Ginsberg in I'm Not There ranks pretty high. From the receding hairline to the thick rimmed glasses to the bushy beard, Cross was a perfect doppelganger in Todd Haynes' 2007 film, but looking at the first set photos from Kill Your Darlings, a movie in which Daniel Radcliffe plays the famous beat poet, Cross might be given a run for his money.
The cast of John Krokidas’ upcoming Beat generation film Kill Your Darlings was already looking especially promising, with Daniel Radcliffe, Elizabeth Olsen, Jack Huston and Dane DeHaan on board to star. Four more notable and talented actors have joined the project.
Shortly after taking his final bow as Harry Potter in The Deathly Hallows - Part 2, Daniel Radcliffe is back on the big screen. In honor of The Woman in Black’s February 3rd release, Radcliffe sat down to talk all about the transition from Potter to horror, his own unease with the genre, the preparation necessary for embodying such a troubled character and much more. Check it all out in this interview.
After his runs in Equus and How to Succeed in Business Without Even Trying on the stage, we should already know Radcliffe is capable of far more than waving wands in Voldemort’s face. Sure enough, he’s about to prove it this weekend, starring in the horror film The Woman in Black. Think going from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to the eerie Eel Marsh House is a big move? How about going from in front of the camera to behind it?
Exactly one week from today will be the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, so it's only fitting that we have a story for you about Elizabeth Olsen. The younger sister of the Olsen twins broke out last year at the indie fest with two entries - Martha Marcy May Marlene and Silent House - that wowed critics and immediately established the young actress as a talent to be on the lookout for.
With the Harry Potter franchise in the rearview, actor Daniel Radcliffe has a Scrooge McDuck-like vault of money and an entire career ahead of him...and he's only 22. Having played the boy wizard for most of his adolescence, there's definitely a danger of type-casting, but so far Radcliffe is being smart in choosing roles and films that are very different from the one that made him famous.