The Road (DVD)

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Extra Features
Unavailable for review, but will include a making of documentary, commentary from director John Hillcoat, picture gallery and featurette on Hillcoat’s adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel.

ROLL CREDITS…
Stars
Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smitt-McPhee
Director John Hillcoat
Format DVD & Blu-ray
Distributor Icon Home Entertainment
Released May 17

The Road (2009)

Long day’s journey…

The works of novelist Cormac McCarthy are proving to be something of a gold-mine for modern filmmakers. Back in 2000, actor-turned-director Billy Bob Thornton took on McCarthy’s Western All the Pretty Horses, and in 2007 the Coen Brothers found Oscar glory with their take on his thriller No Country For Old Men. Following in their footsteps is Australian director John Hillcoat, who breathes cinematic life into McCarthy’s unique Armageddon fable, The Road.

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2012 (2009)

It’s the end of the world as we know it…

When the Earth’s crust begins to rotate around its molten core causing worldwide devastation, Jackson Curtis (John Cusack) bundles up his fractured family and attempts to follow the privileged and powerful to safety.

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