Tag Archives: Leaves of Grass

SXSW: Edward Norton delves into ‘Leaves of Grass’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Edward Norton stars alongside Keri Russell, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon and … well, Edward Norton in Tim Blake Nelson’s “Leaves of Grass,” a twisty concoction of drug comedy and true-crime dramatics that blows the lid off of the drug-trading practices of Oklahoma’s Jewish community. As if you[...]

SXSW: ‘Kick-Ass,’ ‘Leaves of Grass’ and flight delays on Day 1

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Somebody is trying to tell me something. As you read, my laptop fried yesterday. But I trudged on, with the annual South By Southwest Film Festival in my sights. I’m still waiting to get there. [follow Sean’s travel odyssey on TWITTER.COM/HOLLYWOODNEWS minute by minute. Because Delta arrived[...]

SXSW: Festival preview, and off to a rough start

BY SEAN O’CONNELL We all have computer horror stories, where laptops die at the worst possible time. Here’s my latest. Roughly 24 hours before I’m due to board a plane for Austin to cover my first South By Southwest Film Festival, an annual Mecca for lovers of film, music and[...]