Articles tagged hal ashby

Being All Things by Being Nothing: The Enigma of ‘Being There’

Being There provides a gentle rumination on the aimless beauty of hope.

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24 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Hal Ashby: Hollywood Rebel

Films and books strive toward a common goal: telling a story. And very few modern filmmakers are as good at spinning a yarn as the late Hal Ashby was.

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15 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

We Like to Watch

Far more prescient today than it was 36 years ago, Jerzy Kosiński’s darkly comic novel of media and politics, Being There, lives on, thanks in part to Hal Ashby's marvelous 1979 motion picture adaptation.

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'The Prowler' Reveals the Horror of Getting What You Want

// Short Ends and Leader

"He carries the seeds of his own desperate, grasping, clammy doom...

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