Author Spotlight

Nick Roddick

Nick Roddick taught film and theater at universities in the UK, Ireland, and the U.S. before becoming a journalist in the early 1980s, including as editor of Screen International and the founding editor of Moving Pictures International. He is the author of several books and currently runs the Brighton, England–based consultancy company Split Screen. He contributes regularly to Sight & Sound and the London Evening Standard.

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Kings of the Road: Keep on Truckin’ . . .
Kings of the Road: Keep on Truckin’ . . .

Kings of the Road is the most “roadish” of Wenders’s road movies, a film about travel as a form of escape for two German men and the transitory bond they form along the way.

By Nick Roddick

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Paris, Texas: On the Road Again
Paris, Texas: On the Road Again

I have been going to press screenings at the Cannes Film Festival for more than twenty-five years, but only twice have I been absolutely sure—blindingly, heart-racingly certain—that I have just seen the future winner of the Palme d’Or. Cannes i…

By Nick Roddick

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