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The Road: If he is not the Word of God, then God never spoke

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Hey Kathryn,

What fun to see you this last weekend, and enjoy delving into some of our pop-culture loves together! I’m still thinking about our viewing of The Road and mulling over the imagery, Viggo Mortensen’s superb acting and apocalyptic morass of it all.  It’s worth noting off the bat that, while I’ve had a hard time getting into other novels by Cormac McCarthy, I loved The Road in a way that the descriptor ‘love’ doesn’t even quite capture.  I finished the novel on my porch one night as the sun was setting, while drinking a stiff cocktail and sobbing and sobbing and sobbing.  So I was more than a little nervous at the adaptation to film. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 17, 2009 at 12:37 pm

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