On the Road Movie

On the Road Screening at Skywalker Ranch

On the Road Screening at Skywalker Ranch

December 7, 2012 by Jerry Cimino The publicity machine for the US release of On the Road is starting to kick into full gear. Walter Salles, Garrett Hedlund, and Kristen Stewart have been making the rounds along with Executive Producer Francis Ford Coppola. It’s a thing of beauty to witness because, in my opinion, these […]

<em>On the Road</em> Makes US Debut at Mill Valley Film Festival

On the Road Makes US Debut at Mill Valley Film Festival

by Jerry Cimino The silver screen has not always been kind to Jack Kerouac.  While there have been many exceptional documentary films made over the years, a really good feature film either about Kerouac, or based upon one of his works, has somehow eluded Hollywood.  Think The Beat Generation (1959) by Albert Zugsmith, The Subterraneans (1960) based upon Kerouac’s […]

On the Road Makes US Debut at Mill Valley Film Festival

On the Road Makes US Debut at Mill Valley Film Festival

by Jerry Cimino The silver screen has not always been kind to Jack Kerouac.  While there have been many exceptional documentary films made over the years, a really good feature film either about Kerouac, or based upon one of his works, has somehow eluded Hollywood.  Think The Beat Generation (1959) by Albert Zugsmith, The Subterraneans (1960) based upon Kerouac’s […]

The French are Coming!

French On the Road moviegoers descend on North Beach “The French are coming, The French are coming!” On the Road opened in France to 150,000 people on 357 screens. Two of those people were Will & Delphine, who saw OTR the day it opened at a movie theater on the outskirts of Paris. Neither of […]

On the Road Delivers!

On the Road Delivers!

For novices, aficionados, and those who lived it by Jerry Cimino In life, some things are worth waiting for. Case in point: the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s seminal novel, On the Road. On the Road premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. I had the opportunity to see a prescreening […]

<em>On the Road</em> at Cannes

On the Road at Cannes

As you read this, airplanes from around the globe are descending on France with hundreds of people poised to attend The 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Some of those people are Walter Salles, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund and many other members of the cast and production team from On the Road. Talk about […]

On the Road at Cannes

On the Road at Cannes

As you read this, airplanes from around the globe are descending on France with hundreds of people poised to attend The 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Some of those people are Walter Salles, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund and many other members of the cast and production team from On the Road. Talk about […]

Official <em>On the Road</em> Movie Poster Released

Official On the Road Movie Poster Released

The Facebook page for Walter Salles’ film adaptation of On the Road debuted the official movie poster today: If you’re anticipating the film’s release as eagerly as we are, then you might recognize the photo—a view of the ’49 Hudson rumbling off into the desert, a cloud of dust at its rear—from last year’s Cannes […]

Official On the Road Movie Poster Released

Official On the Road Movie Poster Released

The Facebook page for Walter Salles’ film adaptation of On the Road debuted the official movie poster today: If you’re anticipating the film’s release as eagerly as we are, then you might recognize the photo—a view of the ’49 Hudson rumbling off into the desert, a cloud of dust at its rear—from last year’s Cannes […]

Arrival of the ’49 Hudson (video)

Garrett Hedlund (portraying Neal Cassady in the upcoming film adaptation of Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’, directed by Walter Salles) drove from Los Angeles to San Francisco on December 7th, 2011 to deliver the 1949 Hudson used in the movie to The Beat Museum. Accompanying Hedlund were John Allen Cassady (son of the real Neal) and […]

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