Poll

Your Favorite Hal Ashby Film Is...

The Landlord
1 (1.9%)
Harold and Maude
14 (26.9%)
The Last Detail
6 (11.5%)
Shampoo
0 (0%)
Bound for Glory
2 (3.8%)
Coming Home
0 (0%)
Being There
12 (23.1%)
Second-Hand Hearts
0 (0%)
Lookin' to Get Out
0 (0%)
The Slugger's Wife
0 (0%)
8 Million Ways to Die
0 (0%)
haven't seen any
14 (26.9%)
don't like any
3 (5.8%)
other
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 52

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Ashby, Hal
« on: May 23, 2008, 12:57:56 AM »
Harold and Maude.
Being There is a very close second.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2008, 12:59:59 AM »
I almost voted for The Landlord because I'm sure no one else will, I'm afraid no one else has seen it and it bears sight. However, I had to go with Being There.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2008, 02:58:04 AM »
Bound For Glory.

His best films are all very close together for me.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2008, 09:27:06 AM »
Never heard of him. Time to do my homework
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2008, 09:41:29 AM »
For some reason, I've never seen a Hal Ashby film.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2008, 09:46:04 AM »
A Hal Ashby marathon is starting to sound like a good idea ... even though he's not as good as Wes Anderson, apparently.

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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2008, 09:49:12 AM »
A Hal Ashby marathon is starting to sound like a good idea ... even though he's not as good as Wes Anderson, apparently.

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I could go for a Hal Ashby marathon.
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2008, 02:14:07 PM »
I voted for The Last Detail, I really like that movie though Being There is great.  As far as Harold and Maude, well that is one for the unpopular movie opinions thread....
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2008, 05:29:24 PM »
Hal Ashby is one of my top 5 directors and Harold and Maude was my vote.  My dad and I used to watch it when I was real young and we both loved it.  Every time it was on TV we would sit and laugh our asses off.  I now laugh, but more than anything I smile wryly at the immense emotion the film is charged with.  So many layers!
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Re: Directors Best Poll - Hal Ashby
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2008, 12:48:00 AM »
I've only seen Harold and Maude (and I love it).