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On the Road Film

Expanse and Space: Walter Salles' On the Road

Brian Formo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Sal Paradise sits at his typewriter with a blank page in the middle of the filmed adaptation of On the Road. The paper is locked in and juxtaposed with the shot of an empty road: snow-capped mountains on the side, still, desolate and open.

Kerouac in Cannes: A Road Not Taken

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

I am pleased that the reports from Cannes about the On the Road, Walter Salles' film are mainly favorable, although I have taken note that some say there is no inner world for the characters, that the film has no discernable plot, that it is overlong.