On the Road
//Features

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.

//Columns

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.

//Reviews

'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.

//Blogs

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.

//News

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,

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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