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The Best Independent / International Films of 2012
21 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.


International Beats: The Desire for the Foreign in Kerouac's 'On the Road'
6 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

With the film adaptation of On the Road just a month away, it's important to once again define what characterized the Beat movement: an infatuation with the foreign.


'On the Road': Writing as a Way of Life
21 Dec 2012 // 1:30 AM

Instead of generalizations about the Beat generation, On the Road offers a look at postwar youth-and-arts culture that hadn't yet been galvanized (or mainstreamized) by the introduction of rock and roll.

'On the Road' Burns, Burns, Burns
19 Dec 2012 // 9:35 PM

Walter Salles’ hypnotic riff on Kerouac’s American hymn to raw freedoms captures the texture of boho lives, and remembers that deep down, it’s a love story between two men.


Cannes 2012: Day 8 - 'On the Road' + 'Post Tenebras Lux'
24 May 2012 // 11:00 PM

Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas' Post Tenebras Lux is the most visionary film of this year's Cannes festival. Meanwhile Walter Salles takes on Jack Kerouac’s cult coming-of-age novel, On the Road.


It’s been an epic ride to the screen for ‘On the Road’ director Walter Salles
23 May 2012 // 10:46 PM

CANNES, France — Walter Salles carefully raises the fingers of his right hand and gently strokes the back of his left. “These are characters,” he says,

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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