The Road - Watch The Road Movie
"The Road" Movie to watch this January
2008 gave us a five-star Cormac McCarthy adaptation in the Coen-form of No Country for Old Men. Hopefully 2010 will start with another one too. Viggo Mortensen stars, in ideal actor-to-part casting, along with Kodi Smit-McPhee as his son, whose ability to act beyond his years is crucial. Their travels in a post-apocalyptic wasteland give plenty of scope for some widescreen gorgeous-but-bleak cinematography, as well as weighty soul-searching character dramatics which director John Hillcoat has previously excelled at in The Proposition. Expect the textbook meeting of talented minds and the first awards contender of the year.