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On the Road 2012

  • Walter Salles
  • December 21, 2012
  • 137 mins
  • English
  • Adventure, Drama
The best teacher is experience.
Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.


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I think every few years it is important to revisit On The Road just to see where I am at Artistically--this version of the events is much more in tune to the book compared to a lot of the documentaries I have seen which is interesting. The soundtrack is AMAZING--likely reason enough to see this film. I found the actors young, which was nice, and the guy that played Burroughs was amazing. The queer elements are played much more realistically and less "dramatic" which is nice. I really loved the scene in which Jack takes Neal back to see their musical hero--as the stand at the bar you can actually feel the falling nostalgia and crisis to come. A great scene in a much better then expected film.

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Loved it. I was worried about Kristen Stewart in a movie about the Beat Generation but she was wonderful. The double handjob scene even made me blush.

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I didn't really think that this film captured Dean very well. Disappointing adaptation of an age defining novel.

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