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The Open Road...

Today I took a road trip from Hyderabad to Bangalore – a distance of 580 km under a white-hot summer sky. As the scrublands of the Deccan dotted with flaming Gulmohar trees flew by, my thoughts wandered on the many meanings that The Road has come to acquire in language and culture. 386 more words


Jonathan Demme's 'Something Wild' Takes Us on an Irresistible Journey

I got to revisit “Something Wild” recently at New Beverly Cinema, and it quickly reminded me of what a unique filmmaker Jonathan Demme was back in the 1980’s. 1,284 more words

Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 2 out of 10

4-Word Review: They dream about Hawaii.

Bobby (Paul Le Mat) enjoys racing cars and shooting pool, but resists being tied down with a steady job. 691 more words



“I’m just sick of watching Canadian movies with Canadian actors in Canadian backdrops and then they exchange money and it’s American cash.”

Ottawa born actor, director, screenwriter and producer, Jay Baruchel, … 554 more words


Highway 61 (1991)

In the dark comedy/road movie Highway 61, small-town barber (and sometime musician) Pokey Jones (Don McKellar) seems to be content with his life. Then he finds a dead body in his backyard. 495 more words

10 of the best road movies of all time

Packing a bag isn’t the only way to cure a travel bug; you can keep it at bay with a really good travel book or film. 1,088 more words


Outrageous Fortune (1987)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 6 out of 10

4-Word Review: Bitter rivals share lover.

Lauren (Shelley Long) and Sandy (Bette Midler) join an acting class and find themselves at immediate odds. 525 more words