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"...terribly wrong. Yes, we're talking about that kind of grass, the weed that's been both vilified and celebrated throughout..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wild Grass
Alain Resnais' glorious-looking film spirals in its subjective viewpoints with a main character who may be mad or merely madly in love or perhaps maddened that love has somehow eluded him.
"...that the plot of revered French director Resnais’ Wild Grass, which was adapted from a novel by Christian Gailly,..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Grass Harp
"...and Southern eccentricity. In the film version of The Grass Harp, which is based on the autobiographical novella of..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Leaves of Grass
Edward Norton plays dual roles as twin brothers from Oklahoma in this off-kilter mash-up of comedy and drama that co-stars Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss.
"...comedy, part tragedy, and wholly fascinating, Nelson's Leaves of Grass is strangely affecting and slightly off-kilter; it has enough..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Review: In the Tall Grass
Stephen King/Joe Hill story finds terror in the tiniest blades
"...into a killing field, Vincenzo Natali’s In the Tall Grass turns a sun-dappled field of grass located in the..."

Sept. 28, 2019 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Greener Grass
Something weird in suburbia (again) but this is no Blue Velvet ripoff
"...for Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe’s feature debut, Greener Grass. The duo have been veterans of the Upright Citizens..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Keeping Off the Grass
Don't be a Lance Armstrong! Quit your lawn habit with a little help from xeriscaping.
"...people on the radio about how to keep their grass healthy. These days, when people call and tell me..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Trading Grass for Cash
When it comes to water, Augustine is no saint
"...and businesses to kill off their water-guzzling Saint Augustine grass – not a war on lawns, but rather an..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Wines for Grass-Fed and Free-Range Meats
Argentinean Malbecs and Torrontes pair wonderfully with grass-fed meats
"...Wines for Grass-Fed and Free-Range Meats..."

July 4, 2008 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Leaves of Grass Spreading
Tyler Durden talks South By bump
"...Edward Norton (whose new intellectual stoner comedy Leaves of Grass premiered at SXSW this year) among those getting a..."

April 1, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

That Ain't Grass
" believe that these sudden cookie-cutter “uprisings” are spontaneous, grassroots gatherings? Haw! There’s green behind it, but it ain’t..."

Aug. 8, 2009 Postmarks

Then There's This: Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You
More questions than answers in Green Water Treatment Plant deal

April 20, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow
Director Sophie Fiennes gives us this elegant examination of the highly personal artwork of German painter and sculptor Anselm Kiefer.

Feb. 17, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Growing Grass in the Bluegrass State
Lawmakers in Kentucky pushing for hemp farming in the land of tobacco, whiskey, and horses
"...introduced a bill to reauthorize hemp farming in the Bluegrass State. Pendelton's bill would work similar to that of..."

Oct. 12, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Astroturf and Grass
More than one way to spark a demonstration
"...It's worth reminding everybody that these "grassroots" demonstrations have not only been bullhorned by the "nonpartisan"..."

April 17, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Blue Grass Pride
The Kates love Kentucky even more now.

March 11, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate Getty

How You Became a Criminal
An interview with Canadian documentary filmmaker Ron Mann about his newest film, Grass.
"...material and current and vintage interviews. His latest film, Grass, which will make its U.S. premiere Friday, March 10,..."

March 10, 2000 Screens Feature by Nick Barbaro

Great Are the Myths
Edward Norton introduces Leaves of Grass to Austin
"...That's the kind of detail Leaves of Grass nails – unearthing the specifics of buried memory, things..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

The Happening
In M. Night Shyamalan's mystery spooker, logic-defying episodes of death and destruction suddenly erupt across America.
"...during a mescaline-fueled all-nighter spent reading Whitman's Leaves of Grass: "Unseen buds, infinite, hidden well … billions of billions,..."

June 20, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The New World
Instead of a great story about the conflicted origins of the American nation, Terrence Malick interrupts his transcendental observations for a dopey love story between John Smith and Pocahontas.
"...Irene Bedard. As the camera moves through the tall grass of this new world, there comes the realization that..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Carmine Street Guitars
Spend time with the quiet artisans who make the instruments that rock & roll is built upon
"...documentary by Ron Mann (Tales of the Rat Fink, Grass), the border between cinema verité and scripted-seeming sections is..."

May 10, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day Trips: Caddo Mounds Historic Site, Alto
New grass house shows how the old ways provided shelter
" beehive hairdo. Actually, it is a two-story, conical-shaped grass house replica of the type used by the Caddo..."

March 10, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

An unparalleled master of the phantasmagoric image returns with this children's film.
"...Gaiman’s prize-winning young-adult novel. The storyline is a classic “grass is always greener” fable that perfectly reflects a child’s..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tales of the Rat Fink
Ron Mann's Tales of the Rat Fink is an ebullient survey of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's life that revs along with the zest a souped-up hot rod.
"...previous work includes titles such as Comic Book Confidential, Grass, and Go Further, the movie about sustainable lifestyles that..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Imagine the Sound
"...Mann. Canadian documentarian and SXSW Film regular Ron Mann (Grass, Comic Book Confidential) filmed this profile of four jazz..."

April 30, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Random Hearts
"...Thomas and Harrison Ford. Something akin to viewing dead grass not growing, Random Hearts is that rarest of movies,..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bar Girls
" its quest for new clientele: hat night, wheat grass shots, etc. The plot is almost incidental; what is..."

May 12, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Next Karate Kid
"...spouting such wise old aphorisms as “Sun is warm, grass is green,” and the like (I kept expecting him..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wild Wheels, Over the Hedge
"...and amusing as their wheels. Cars range from the “Grass Car,” where a man tenderly cares for a temporary..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Husbands and Wives
"...the mystery of why human beings invariably view the grass as greener on the other side, as well as..."

Sept. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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