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Monday, January 21 2013

The Best Independent / International Films of 2012

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.


Columns

Sunday, May 6 2012

International Beats: The Desire for the Foreign in Kerouac's 'On the Road'

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.


Reviews

Friday, December 21 2012

'On the Road': Writing as a Way of Life

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.


Wednesday, December 19 2012

'On the Road' Burns, Burns, Burns

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.


Blogs

Friday, May 25 2012

Cannes 2012: Day 8 - 'On the Road' + 'Post Tenebras Lux'

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.


News

Wednesday, May 23 2012

It’s been an epic ride to the screen for ‘On the Road’ director Walter Salles

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,


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