The film version of Cormac McCarthy's The Road will hit theaters this weekend, taking the nightmarish story from the bookstore to the big screen. A few years ago, James Wood reviewed the post-apocalyptic novel for TNR, writing, "The new novel will not let the reader go, and will horribly invade his dreams, too." Click here to read the full review.

And click here to read Christopher Orr's review of the new film and other cinematic offerings this Thanksgiving weekend.