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Hal Ashby

Hal Ashby (September 2, 1929 – December 27, 1988) was an American film director and editor associated with the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. [1]

75 relations: Academy Award for Best Directing, Academy Award for Best Film Editing, Academy Awards, Angelina Jolie, Being There, Beverly Hills Buntz, Beverly Hills Cop, Bound for Glory (film), Cinema of the United States, Coming Home (1978 film), Cyrus Frisch, David Carradine, Dennis Franz, Dysfunctional family, Eccentricity (behavior), Film director, Film editing, Graham Chapman, Harold and Maude, Hippie, Impressionism, In the Heat of the Night (film), Jake's Journey, Jane Fonda, Jaws (film), Joan Marshall, Jon Voight, King Arthur, Las Vegas Valley, Let's Spend the Night Together (film), Lookin' to Get Out, Lorimar Television, Malibu, California, Message in a Bottle (song), Monty Python, Mormons, Neil Simon, New Hollywood, Niki Caro, Norman Jewison, Ogden, Utah, Oliver Stone, Palme d'Or, Pancreatic cancer, Peter Sellers, Phlebitis, PopMatters, Recluse, Robert Towne, Rodger Jacobs, ..., Romantic comedy film, Second-Hand Hearts, Shampoo (film), Sight & Sound, Solo Trans, Star Wars (film), Steadicam, Sun Devil Stadium, Sword and sorcery, Television pilot, Tempe, Arizona, The Landlord, The Last Detail, The Loved One (film), The New York Times, The Police, The Rolling Stones, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Slugger's Wife, Tootsie, Vietnam War, Wanuri Kahiu, Warren Beatty, Woody Guthrie, 8 Million Ways to Die. Expand index (25 more) »

Academy Award for Best Directing

The Academy Award for Best Directing, usually known as the Best Director Oscar, is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to directors working in the motion picture industry.

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Academy Award for Best Film Editing

The Academy Award for Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Pitt (née Voight; June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian.

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Being There

Being There is a 1979 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby.

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Beverly Hills Buntz

Beverly Hills Buntz is an American comedy-drama series, a spinoff from Hill Street Blues.

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Beverly Hills Cop

Beverly Hills Cop is a 1984 American action comedy film directed by Martin Brest and starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street-smart Detroit cop who heads to Beverly Hills, California to solve the murder of his best friend.

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Bound for Glory (film)

Bound for Glory is a 1976 American film directed by Hal Ashby and loosely adapted by Robert Getchell from Woody Guthrie's 1943 autobiography Bound for Glory.

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Cinema of the United States

The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century.

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Coming Home (1978 film)

Coming Home is a 1978 drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jane Fonda, Jon Voight and Bruce Dern.

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Cyrus Frisch

Cyrus Frisch (born in 1969 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch avant-garde film maker.

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David Carradine

David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a Shaolin peace-loving monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970s television series Kung Fu.

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Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz Schlachta (born October 28, 1944) is an American actor best known for his role as Detective Andy Sipowicz in the ABC television series NYPD Blue.

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Dysfunctional family

A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior, and often child neglect or abuse on the part of individual parents occur continually and regularly, leading other members to accommodate such actions.

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Eccentricity (behavior)

In popular usage, eccentricity (also called quirkiness) refers to unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Film editing

Film editing is part of the creative post-production process of filmmaking.

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Graham Chapman

Graham Arthur Chapman (8 January 1941 – 4 October 1989) was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.

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Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude is a 1971 American romantic dark comedy directed by Hal Ashby and released by Paramount Pictures.

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Hippie

A hippie (or hippy) is a member of a subculture that was originally a youth movement that started in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.

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Impressionism

Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s.

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In the Heat of the Night (film)

In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 American mystery drama film directed by Norman Jewison.

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Jake's Journey

Jake's Journey was a television pilot created in 1988.

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Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda (born Jayne Seymour Fonda; December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru.

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Jaws (film)

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name.

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Joan Marshall

Joan Marshall (June 19, 1931 – June 28, 1992) was an American film and television actress.

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Jon Voight

Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight (born December 29, 1938) is an American actor.

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King Arthur

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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Las Vegas Valley

The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area located in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.

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Let's Spend the Night Together (film)

Let's Spend the Night Together is a live concert film, documenting The Rolling Stones' 1981 North American Tour.

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Lookin' to Get Out

Lookin’ to Get Out is a 1982 comedy film directed by Hal Ashby and written by Al Schwartz and Jon Voight, who also stars.

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Lorimar Television

Lorimar, later known as Lorimar Television and Lorimar Distribution, was an American television production company that was later a subsidiary of Warner Bros., active from 1969 until 1993.

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Malibu, California

Malibu is an affluent beach city in Los Angeles County, California.

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Message in a Bottle (song)

"Message in a Bottle" is a song by English rock band The Police.

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Monty Python

Monty Python (sometimes known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created the sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969.

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Mormons

Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, which began with Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.

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Neil Simon

Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) is an American playwright, screenwriter and author.

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New Hollywood

New Hollywood or post-classical Hollywood, sometimes referred to as the "American New Wave", refers to the time from roughly the late-1960s (Bonnie and Clyde, The Graduate) to the early 1980s (Heaven's Gate, One from the Heart) when a new generation of young filmmakers came to prominence in United States, influencing the types of films produced, their production and marketing, and the way major studios approached filmmaking.

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Niki Caro

Nikola Jean "Niki" Caro (born 1967) is a film director, producer and screenwriter who was born in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Norman Jewison

Norman Frederick Jewison, CC, O.Ont (born July 21, 1926) is a Canadian film director, producer, actor and founder of the Canadian Film Centre.

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Ogden, Utah

Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately east of the Great Salt Lake and north of Salt Lake City.

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Oliver Stone

William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Palme d'Or

The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer arises when cells in the pancreas, a glandular organ behind the stomach, begin to multiply out of control and form a mass.

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Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers, (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was a British film actor, comedian and singer.

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Phlebitis

Phlebitis is the inflammation of a vein, usually in the legs.

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PopMatters

PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.

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Recluse

A recluse is a person who lives in voluntary seclusion from the public and society.

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Robert Towne

Robert Towne (born Robert Bertram Schwartz;Easy Riders, Raging Bulls by Peter Biskind page 30, 1999 Bloomsbury edition ISBN 978-0-7475-4421-0 November 23, 1934) is an American screenwriter, producer, director and actor.

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Rodger Jacobs

Rodger Jacobs is an American journalist, writer, author, film producer, columnist, playwright, editor and screenwriter.

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Romantic comedy film

Romantic comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on romantic ideals such as that true love is able to surmount most obstacles.

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Second-Hand Hearts

Second-Hand Hearts is a film directed by Hal Ashby from a screenplay by Charles Eastman.

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Shampoo (film)

Shampoo is a 1975 American satirical romantic comedy-drama film written by Robert Towne and directed by Hal Ashby.

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI).

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Solo Trans

Solo Trans is a concert film by Neil Young, released in 1984.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope)Lucas, George (writer/director).

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Steadicam

Steadicam is a brand of camera stabilizer mount for motion picture cameras that mechanically isolates it from the operator's movement.

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Sun Devil Stadium

Sun Devil Stadium is an outdoor football stadium, located on the campus of Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, United States.

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Sword and sorcery

Sword and sorcery (S&S), a subgenre of fantasy, mainly historical fantasy, generally characterized by sword-wielding heroes engaged in exciting and violent conflicts.

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Television pilot

A television pilot (also known as a pilot or a pilot episode) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network.

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Tempe, Arizona

Tempe (Oidbaḍ in Pima), also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719.

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The Landlord

The Landlord is a 1970 film directed by Hal Ashby, based on the 1966 novel by Kristin Hunter.

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The Last Detail

The Last Detail is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jack Nicholson, with a screenplay adapted by Robert Towne from a 1970 novel of the same name by Darryl Ponicsan.

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The Loved One (film)

The Loved One is a 1965 black and white comedy film about the funeral business in Los Angeles, which is based on The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy (1948), a short satirical novel by Evelyn Waugh.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Police

The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.

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The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film directed by Norman Jewison.

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The Slugger's Wife

The Slugger's Wife is a 1985 romantic comedy film about a baseball star who falls for a singer.

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Tootsie

Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy-drama film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a job.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Wanuri Kahiu

Wanuri Kahiu is a Kenyan film director.

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Warren Beatty

Henry Warren Beaty (born March 30, 1937) is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and director.

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Woody Guthrie

Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter and musician whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional and children's songs, ballads and improvised works.

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8 Million Ways to Die

8 Million Ways to Die is a 1986 American crime film.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hal_Ashby

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