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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 […]

Kristen Stewart in On The Road

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.

Toronto 2010: Rowan Joffe Amps Up “Brighton Rock” (photo)

Toronto 2010: Rowan Joffe Amps Up “Brighton Rock”

It’s easier to think of “Brighton Rock” as a remix rather than a remake of the 1947 thriller that starred Richard Attenborough as an amoral gangster who must romance a witness to a murder he committed in order to keep her quiet. Based on the Graham Greene novel, it was ripe for the treatment since, […]

Rourke and Statham’s “13,” “Predators” to prey on SXSW. (photo)

Rourke and Statham’s “13,” “Predators” to prey on SXSW.

As if free breakfasts and concerts weren’t exciting enough, there will be even more to enjoy at this year’s SXSW with the last-minute additions of an exclusive first look at Robert Rodriguez’s “Predators” and the world premiere of the Mickey Rourke-Jason Statham thriller “13” during the opening weekend of the film festival. Frankly, it wouldn’t […]