Criterion Close-Up

Hosted ByMark Hurne and Aaron West

A Closer Look at The Criterion Collection

Criterion Close-Up 64: Hal Ashby

Mark and Aaron have the pleasure to discuss Hal Ashby with Amy Scott, director of the documentary “Hal” about the filmmaker, which is available on Oscilloscope. We discuss Hal’s aesthetic and the way he could tackle difficult subjects with realism and humanity. Among the films discussed are The Landlord, Coming Home, Bound for Glory, Being There, The Last Detail, Shampoo, and others.

Episode Links

Hal – Official Website
Amy Elizabeth Scott – Personal Website
Other Music – Official Website
Facebook – Hal
Instagram – Hal