There are certain movies and books that present very different experiences to their audiences depending on where those viewers and readers are in their lives. Older audiences probably don’t appreciate the superhero genre in the same way as those 30 and under, and you can reverse that for most anything starring Meryl Streep or written by William Faulkner. The Road, by Cormac McCarthy, has a distinct but different dividing line which separates those who are or are not parents. If you are not a parent, then of course you can still enjoy it. However, if you are a parent, you will come out a different parent on the other side.
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6 thoughts on “The Road – on film and in print”
The book I loved – the film I struggled with
as did many, but it’s nobody’s fault. it just happens that way.
I’ve never heard of the book or the movie …. just thought I’d tell you that here.
i forgive you. more importantly, can you do anything about CR’s wardrobe today?
I could help take it off.
by any means necessary