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“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 […]

Film Review-On the Road

“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 […]

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Call-In Commentary: Watch the “On The Road” trailer with director Walter Salles

“The Motorcycle Diaries” auteur takes you inside his adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel.

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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 […]

The Top Ten Films of 2011 (Or, At Least, Those We Think Will Be Really Really Great) (photo)

The Top Ten Films of 2011 (Or, At Least, Those We Think Will Be Really Really Great)

Okay, so it may be a little early to talk about the best films of next year. But based on the number of high-profile auteurs with new works on the horizon, 2011 looks like it will be a banner annum for art cinema. While Terrence Malick’s “Tree of Life” is already trailering around the world […]