Sideways author Rex Pickett admits hed rather lounge in a La-Z-Boy watching a good road trip flick than battle traffic in real life.
That doesnt mean Pickett isnt a driven man. Hes a guest columnist at the Fandango.com movie website and has just compiled a list of his top 10 favorite road films.
Naturally, Thelma & Louise and The Motorcycle Diaries made the list but Pickett also hopes to steer people towards the 1945 budget film noir gem Detour and a three-hour black-and-white movie titled Kings of The Road that he first saw in film class.
While recent comedies like Road Trip or Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle qualify as road movies, Pickett didnt list them in hopes that people could expand their horizons a little bit.
Not that Pickett is picky. He simply favors something deeper, and declares, Im not some curmudgeon here.
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