How do you portray on film a movement as influential, radical and ground breaking as that of the Beat Generation? It seems hard to fathom now, but what the Beats did for the literary world was akin to what the Beatles did for music. The Beats were a crazed frenzy of creativity that came kicking and screaming out of the stifling post-war American landscape. Inspired by nature, the road and free-form jazz, they invented a whole new genre of writing…. READ the full post over at the excellent CURNBLOG SITE

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