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On the Road Reviews

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Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A booze-soaked, drug-riddled, sex-filled escapade with no real point about young people casting off whatever yokes chain them and seeing what's out there. It captures the pure exhilaration of freedom for its own sake.

Full Review Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Original Score: 4/5

May 2, 2013
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The movie version of "On the Road" won't have the impact on a person that the book ever did. But it does go some way to explaining why the book did.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3/4

April 22, 2013
Eric Melin

At just over two hours, its challenging to stay invested in the movie and its choppy, rambling storyline. As a filmic experience, however, it serves as an interesting companion piece to the similarly challenging 'The Master.'

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 15, 2013
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan

Not a film for the masses....the story is laced with sex, drugs and nudity, but it is a capable character study of a group of young friends who could be part of any generation.

Full Review Source: Kaplan vs. Kaplan

April 6, 2013
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Salles aims to do for Jack Kerouac what he did for Che Guevara, i.e., to make him and his pals rock stars.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

March 26, 2013
Roger Moore
Movie Nation

What Salles gets just right is the sense of speed - of lives lived too fast, of the blacktop passing before their windshield in a blur.

Full Review Source: Movie Nation | Original Score: 3/4

March 22, 2013
James Verniere
Boston Herald

The film has a dreamy nocturnal lyricism, especially in scenes of Moriarty's streamlined 1949 Hudson Commodore hurtling across America's lamp-lit highways.

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: B plus

March 22, 2013
Tom Long
Detroit News
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It's not a wreck of a movie; it's not a sleek race car either. But there's heat to be felt here.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B

March 22, 2013
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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"On the Road" is something of a sprawling mess, but then so is the novel.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

March 21, 2013
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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It took more than half a century, but Jack Kerouac's autobiographical cult novel of bohemian youth in postwar America has reached the screen in wonderful form.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

March 21, 2013
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Against all odds, a surprisingly effective movie.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

March 21, 2013
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Director Walter Salles' film is fairly faithful to the source material. It's not going to start a movement, though.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

March 21, 2013
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Notwithstanding the characters' spiritual camaraderie, Salles' emphasizes the hard physical labor and loneliness in Sal's story, including the jittery rigors of the writing process.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 21, 2013
Marc Mohan

Even if Salles' film can't possibly capture the impact of its source, it's intriguing enough to rate a place in the ever-expanding mythology of "the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live."

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B-

March 21, 2013
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It's not entirely successful, but it has many beautiful moments.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 21, 2013
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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While Kerouac's odyssey lacks conventional narrative or novelistic beats (though it comes with plenty of the other kind), the restlessness of the prose has its own cinematic allure.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

March 21, 2013
Dave White

They did what they wanted, even if it wasn't always that much, and they did it stylishly. While on drugs.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

March 18, 2013
Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine

A film that should beguile anyone with even the slightest tendency toward being a seeker - and any fan of the book who wants a figurative translation to the here and now.

Full Review Source: Hollywood & Fine

January 15, 2013
David Denby
New Yorker
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A pleasant but undistinguished adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel about himself and his Beat friends in the late forties.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

January 14, 2013
Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin's Picks

Salles tries to capture the immediacy and spontaneous nature of the book, using long takes and even allowing the camera to drift out of focus when a character moves about.

Full Review Source: Leonard Maltin's Picks | Original Score: 2.3/4

December 23, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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It's neither the first nor the best road trip that Mr. Salles has brought to the screen.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

December 21, 2012
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