On the Road Reviews

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
It's soft, wrong and very, very long.
October 5, 2017
If you're looking for a film to dissuade people from joining a band, this is it.Michael Winterbottom's docudrama explores the dark side of touring -- not the sex and drugs (oh, for more of that) but the utter tedium.
October 5, 2017
When the tour winds to a close, it's clear that you're supposed to feel the pangs of heartbreak as everyone heads off to brighter climes. Frankly, we were over the moon to be rid of these wet dullards.
Top Critic
February 9, 2017
Even its most audacious device - the undifferentiated braiding of pure documentary and narrative footage - feels a tad old hat relative to newer hybrid forms in nonfiction filmmaking.
October 10, 2016
Michael Winterbottom's On the Road is his best film in years: romantic, erotic and musically euphoric.