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New Trailer for On The Road with Hedlund, Adams, Mortenson, and Dunst

"Bless me father, for I will sin." 

Here's a great new trailer for the Francis Ford Coppola-produced period coming of age film On The Road, which was directed by Walter Salles. I didn't really have any interest in seeing this movie until this trailer came along and showed me that it actually looks like a good film.

The movie is based on the book written by Jack Kerouac, and it has a solid cast actors that includes Garrett Hedlund (Tron Legacy), Sam Riley (13), Kristen Stewart (Twilight), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man), Viggo Mortenson (Lotr) and more.

Here's the Synopsis:

After his father's death in the late 1940s, 24-year-old aspiring writer Sal Paradise meets 20-year-old ex-jailbird Dan Moriarty and his beautiful wife Marylou in New York. Dan is extremely charming and has a flexible moral code, and is as fascinated by Sal's obsession with writing as Sal is
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Holy smoke: religion and television's uneasy pact

Comedy priests, Songs of Praise and Thought for the Day: is there more to religious broadcasting than satire and 'God slots'? Mark Lawson reports on TV's modern crisis of faith

The most commonly accepted measures of success in television are longevity and prizes. By these lights, religious broadcasting is currently in impressive shape. Songs of Praise, BBC1's televised church service, has just celebrated its 50th anniversary, a Methuselah-like span in a medium of brief fashions, while ecclesiastical sit-com Rev returns to BBC2 for a second series tomorrow, having won not only a specialist gong (a Sandford St Martin award for religious broadcasting) but also a Bafta for best comedy.

Older members of the viewing congregation will, however, note that there is now far less religious – or, today's preferred term, "faith" – programming than there was. A believer time-travelling to the 1980s would find a devotional show in every section of
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