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Hal Ashby
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Date of Birth: Sep 2, 1929

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 15 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (14) | Actor (1)
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Hal (2018)
Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce. (imdb)
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Jake
A normal teenager is transported to a Monty Pythonesque medieval fantasy land where an odd, adamant knight takes him on a quest. (imdb)
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8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage... (imdb)
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The Slugger
Darryl Palmer (Michael O'Keefe) is a major league baseball player who meets and pursues an attractive singer (Rebecca De Mornay). After some setbacks, the two are married and sent on an emotional journey that sees his career take off, while hers doesn't. When she gives up her dreams to support her husband, she can't escape her own unhappiness. With a separation on the horizon, Darryl must choose between his big-league life and his one true love. (Netflix)
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Solo Trans (1984)
Solo Trans (1984) - Direct-to-Video
Solo Trans is a concert film by Neil Young, released in 1984. It was recorded at the Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio on September 18, 1983, during Young's Solo Trans tour. (wikipedia.org)
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Let
This is the 5th film in which the Rolling Stones appeared. In this instance, their 1980 performances at the Sun Devil stadium of Arizona State University in Tempe and at the indoor Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey are presented in sequence. Many camera angles, shots of the crowds, and montages that feature repetitive movements or actions on the part of the performers are combined to spice up the 24 songs.
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Lookin
Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around. (imdb)
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Second-Hand Hearts (1981)
Texas love story about a drunk who works at a carwash and a widowed waitress.
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Being There (1979)
Chance, a simple gardener, has never left the estate until his employer dies. His simple TV-informed utterances are mistaken for profundity. (imdb)
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Coming Home (1978)
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there. (imdb)
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Bound for Glory (1976)
This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Oklahoma home in the 1930s to find work, and discovered the suffering and strength of America's working class. (imdb)
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Shampoo (1975)
Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968. (imdb)
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The Last Detail (1973)
Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way. (imdb)
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral (imdb)
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The Landlord (1970)
At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it into a posh flat. But Elgar is not one to be bound by yesterday's urges, and soon he has other thoughts on his mind... (imdb)
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