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Previewing The Road Film Adaptation

May 22, 2009

The film may end up being far different than the novel, or the film may simply be marketed conventionally: via promises of explosions, endangered children, gunplay, and gory death scenes.


he rifle would shoot half minute of angle groups. Five inch groups at one thousand yards. The spot he’d picked to shoot from lay just below a long talus of lava scree and it would put him well within that distance. Except that it would take the better part of an hour to get there and the antelope were grazing away from him. The best he could say about any of it was that there was no wind.