Film Review: On The Road

Posted on by 5WC in Film

There is an expression that it’s better to say nothing at all if you can’t say anything nice; but when it comes to reviewing films that is a little tricky to say the least. Now normally, it’s not a problem, it’s very hard to make a film in which there is nothing good to focus upon. And yet, sadly, Walter Salles has managed to do exactly that with On The Road.

If you want me to sum this film up concisely and briefly then it’s this: sex, drugs and nothing else. And I’m not joking. This film is nothing more than a bunch of freeloading, criminal teenagers smoking marijuana and promiscuously shagging each other apparently in the name of self discovery and literature. It’s boring, pointless and borderline repulsive. It’s been a long time since I’ve been so bored by a film that I honestly came close to giving up and turning it off. Read more