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DANE DEHAAN

Tulip Fever (2017)

Internet critics have exaggerated: Tulip Fever is not a lifeless flop. It is imperfect, occasionally uncomfortable, but not disastrous. Although the film does not reach its full potential, its qualities, which consist of that potential,…

Life After Beth (2014)

Life After Beth is a film that very much feels as if it wants to have its cake and eat it. Or, perhaps, replace cake with brains. It will end up tagged as yet another zom-rom-com when it doesn't really deserve to be lumped in with others of…

Life After Beth (2014)

As a fan of horror cinema there’s only so many independent genre parodies with witty title puns you can take before you garner the desire to drive a stake through your own heart – especially when the ‘zom – rom – com’ has unfortunately…

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

It is hard to make a film truly engaging when faced with bringing true life to the big screen.  The idea of murdering a spurned lover is such a common plot device, it is now overly used in bad ‘obsessive/doomed’ relationship stories that…

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

If anyone needs further proof that Daniel Radcliffe is actually a decent actor, Kill Your Darlings is the film to watch. Chronicling the rise of the Beat generation, it counts Dane DeHaan, Radcliffe, Elizabeth Olsen and Michael C Hall among…

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan) is a charismatic and rebellious student at Columbia University who draws the attention of new literature student Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe). Ginsberg isn’t afraid to challenge his lecturer on great writing…

The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

Epic noir Derk Cianfrance, whose Blue Valentine (2010) featured unusually impressive acting by Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, works with Gosling again in The Place Beyond the Pines, but the material is completely different. The first…