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Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall is a full-time journalist, professional geek, occasional photographer, indentured servant to incestuous cats, unwilling party host, speedy talker, and obsessive story collector. More at: http://www.mindpollution.org/
“On The Road”: From Page To Screen

Article: “On The Road”: From Page To Screen

Director Walter Salles impressed audiences and critics alike with his 2004 film about a young Ernesto “Che” Guevara coming of age in South America, so when the Brazilian filmmaker was chosen to direct “On The Road” – the road-trip story by Jack Kerouac that defined counter-culture youth in the ’50s – it seemed like a…

“On The Road” cast and director talk road trips, jazz, and the American dream

Article: “On The Road” cast and director talk road trips, jazz, and the American dream

Jack Kerouac’s groundbreaking 1957 novel On The Road defined a generation when it first hit shelves, and 50 years later the story of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty’s wild journey across postwar America will finally make it to the big screen. While some have questioned whether Kerouac’s semi-autobiographical account of his travels with Neal Cassady…

Jack Kerouac and Hollywood: The Good, the Bad, and the Subterranean

Article: Jack Kerouac and Hollywood: The Good, the Bad, and the Subterranean

With this week’s release of “On The Road,” the new film based on Jack Kerouac’s generation-defining novel, the work of the celebrated French-Canadian author regarded as one of the founders of the “Beat” generation has found its way into the spotlight once again. Directed by Walter Salles, the film is the latest in a long…

Adapt This: “Netherworld” takes Parker to Purgatory

Article: Adapt This: “Netherworld” takes Parker to Purgatory

With Hollywood turning more of its attention to the world of graphic novels for inspiration, I’ll cast the spotlight on a cool comic book each week that has the potential to pack a theater or keep you glued to your television screens. At the end of some “Adapt This” columns, you’ll also find thoughts from…

Frank Langella explains why “Robot & Frank” isn’t your typical buddy movie

Article: Frank Langella explains why “Robot & Frank” isn’t your typical buddy movie

In his new film, veteran actor Frank Langella plays an aging jewel thief whose life is being stolen away from him by the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. When his son buys him a robot butler, his annoyance with his new housemate gradually softens as he learns that the robot could make the perfect parter in…

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