Tuesday, January 22 2013
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.
Monday, May 7 2012
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.
Friday, December 21 2012
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.
Thursday, December 20 2012
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.
Thursday, January 5 2006
'I'm attracted by the unknown, by the unexplainable,' says director Walter Salles.
Friday, July 8 2005
The more anxious Dahlia becomes, the more the dark, soppy, unruly apartment resembles her state of mind.
Friday, October 1 2004
During his youth, Ernesto Guevara was inquisitive, a gentle medical student in search of understanding and full of empathy.
Friday, May 25 2012
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.
Thursday, May 24 2012
CANNES, France — Walter Salles carefully raises the fingers of his right hand and gently strokes the back of his left. “These are characters,” he…