Kill Your Darlings

Brian Hassett, Marc Olmsted, and Levi Asher Review Kill Your Darlings

Update: Levi Asher (Literary Kicks) has joined the conversation with his own review of Kill Your Darlings. The reviews are coming in for Kill Your Darlings from Brian Hassett, Marc Olmsted, and Levi Asher, three true Beat Generation aficionados. We at The Beat Museum have yet to see the film, but we’ve known Brian, Marc,(…)

Kill Your Darlings Release Dates Announced

Kill Your Darlings Release Dates Announced

Release dates have just been announced for Kill Your Darlings, John Krokidas’ new film about the Beat Generation’s beginnings at Columbia University in the mid-1940s, and the infamous murder of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr. Kill Your Darlings is now playing in New York and Los Angeles, and will be opening in cities across the(…)

John Krokidas and the Beat Generation

John Krokidas, Director of Kill Your Darlings is interviewed by Mattia Micucci (28 Times Cinema) at the Venice Days film festival: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. Three iconic figures in literature, the three main exponents of the literary beat movement. Three of the most influential writers of all time. It´s hard to(…)

Kill Your Darlings Trailer

Kill Your Darlings Trailer

The new trailer for Kill Your Darlings just went up, and leaves us with no shortage of curiosity. Refreshingly, the intellectual nature of the Beat circle, their fascination and voracious pursuit of ideas, during the Columbia years appears to feature prominently. It appears Director John Krokidas places due emphasis on their interest in the unconventional(…)

Kill Your Darlings Scheduled for October 18th Release

Since we first received word that the 1944 killing of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr was to be the subject of a forthcoming film, Kill Your Darlings, with an all-star cast including Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Ben Foster, and Jack Huston, we’ve been eagerly anticipating any new developments. So far details have been scarce, but(…)

First look at <em>Kill Your Darlings</em>

First look at Kill Your Darlings

In 1944, nascent writers Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs were arrested as material witnesses in the murder of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr, their close friend and early leader of the intellectual circle which would become the Beat Generation. This event had life-altering consequences for both. Kerouac, unable to secure bail money from his(…)

First look at Kill Your Darlings

First look at Kill Your Darlings

In 1944, nascent writers Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs were arrested as material witnesses in the murder of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr, their close friend and early leader of the intellectual circle which would become the Beat Generation. This event had life-altering consequences for both. Kerouac, unable to secure bail money from his(…)

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