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Hal Ashby

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    Watch: Hal Ashby, Filmmaker from the Edge of Darkness

    Hal Ashby was an American filmmaker whose quirky sense of humor and sentimental charm made him a unique voice in the American New Wave.

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    Watch: Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey,' Hal Ashby's 'Being There,' and What Connects Them

    In an new video essay, Rob Ager explores the links between Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey' and Hal Ashby's 'Being There,' in great depth and with simultaneous care and ambition.

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    Criticwire Classic of the Week: Hal Ashby's 'The Last Detail'

    An empathetic portrayal of individual humanity within a cruel, unfeeling system.

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    A New Documentary on 'The Hal Ashby Story' Is in the Works (VIDEO)

    Director Amy E. Scott is turning her longtime love of director Hal Ashby, who brought us "Harold and Maude" and "Coming Home" and a dozen other films between the 70s and 80s, into a feature-length documentary tribute.

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: New Streaming Documentary Channel, The Future of TV and More

    We've compiled a list of five tech stories that you should be reading about today. These stories include Cinedigm's launch of a new On-Demand documentary streaming platform, the film "Sleep Dealer" being released digitally and more.

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    Watch: Trailer For Indiegogo Doc 'Once I Was: The Hal Ashby Story' With John C. Reilly, Jane Fonda & More

    Hal Ashby—the director of “Harold and Maude,” “Shampoo,” “Being There,” “Bound for Glory” and a host of other low-level classics—is one of those people who's now famous for not being especially famous: he is frequently sung about as someone who is unsung. We did the very same a few years back with t...

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    Read: Complete Screenplay For Unfinished Orson Welles Movie 'The Dreamers'

    Perhaps more than any other legendary filmmaker, Orson Welles' career is at least partially defined by the numerous shipwrecks his movies in the years after "Citizen Kane" endured. From the tragically lost ending to "The Magnificent Ambersons," the wildly recut "Touch Of Evil" and various incomplete...

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    Watch: Rare 1984 Neil Young Concert Movie 'Solo Trans' Directed By Hal Ashby

    Here's an oddity for you oddballs: “Solo Trans," a 1984 Neil Young concert-film-cum-sketch-show that was only ever released on LaserDisc, but has recently found its way onto YouTube.

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