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Is it Possible 'The Road' Isn't Grim Enough?new

Wanting the movie version of Cormac McCarthy's The Road to be even more bleak may sound like the ultimate in moviegoer masochism—thank you, sir, may I have another cannibal holocaust?
Nashville Scene  |  Jim Ridley  |  12-18-2009  |  Reviews

Viggo Mortensen Helps Bring Cormac McCarthy's Post-Apocalyptic Book to Lifenew

Faithful to the novel that inspired it, the post-apocalyptic film is bleak but hauntingly beautiful, anchored by Mortensen's best performance to date.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Roger Durling  |  11-30-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Despite Rich Source Material, 'The Road' is Lacking One Thing: Ideas

The Road is a one-note road version of Waiting for Godot, minus Samuel Beckett's brilliant sense of existentialist humor.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-23-2009  |  Reviews

Out West and Down Undernew

The Western is alive and well in the Australian outback, as this gritty film with a screenplay and score by musician Nick Cave demonstrates.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  06-08-2006  |  Reviews

Indecent Proposalnew

Proposition takes the Western to the Outback.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  06-01-2006  |  Reviews

The Man With the Olden Gun

Hillcoat wavers between gripping and ponderous.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  05-26-2006  |  Reviews

Nick Cave Plays Cowboynew

Nick Cave's second venture into screenwriting is set in Australia’s "bushranger" period, a time of outlaws and frontier living that parallels America's Wild West.
Dig Boston  |  Chris Braiotta  |  05-24-2006  |  Reviews

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