On the Road Reviews

October 9, 2017
This doesn't shake up the usual practices of Winterbottom films - in that context, the casual style is thoroughly familiar - but it does yield a movie that might appeal to lovers of the rock ethos in general.
October 6, 2017
This is the no-frills reality of the road, with none of the usual rock and roll clichs and histrionics.
October 6, 2017
This isn't a story of rock 'n' roll bad behaviour or larger than life characters, and in some ways that's refreshing.
October 6, 2017
A subtly engaging look at the way a fast-forged relationship can sometimes be as brief, powerful and magical as the music that soundtracks it.
October 4, 2017
On a formal level, this is a subtle and clever piece of work.
October 2, 2017
Winterbottom captures that giddy feeling between excitement and exhaustion that comes from being on tour, and inserts interesting snippets of conversations from the crew.
September 26, 2017
The blistering live Wolf footage offers a thrilling snapshot of a ripping group's rocket-fired blast-off, uniting band and fans in tight, sweaty moshpit communion.
February 10, 2017
There are few filmmakers working today quite as innovative as Michael Winterbottom, who has an inclination to blur the line between reality and fiction in a way few manage.
October 10, 2016
Michael Winterbottom's On the Road is his best film in years: romantic, erotic and musically euphoric.
October 9, 2016
An engaging, eye-opening blend of sweaty mosh-pits, backstage bonding and between-gigs drift makes for a distinctly on-the-hoof portrait of a once-only moment in a fast-rising band's upwards curve.