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The first trailer for Walter Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries) film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road finally came out and wasn’t a total nightmare. Strangely, a British actor stars as Sal Paradise (Sam Riley ) alongside Tron: Legacy star Garrett Hedlund as his pleasure-seeking muse Dean Moriarty. Twilight’s Kristen Stewart also appears as Dean’s hot mess of a wife who throws him out, inadvertently kicking off Sal and Dean’s bennie-fueled trips back and forth across the country. The trai... [Read more]

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Books on Film

September 7, 2011
Three very important authors are getting the film treatment, two are getting films made while one is denying the rights to his, posthumously. All three of them are dead, incidentally, which saves them the obvious horror of seeing what Hollywood made of their masterpieces. One of the most sought after film adaptations of all time, Jack Kerouac’s On the Road will finally see the light of day in November. Kerouac himself was offered $110,000 and the lead role in the film by Warner Brothers... [Read more]