Hal Ashby News

Loudon Wainwright III Returns to Landmark, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Landmark on Main Street will welcome back Loudon Wainwright III on Saturday, April 26 at 8 PM. Landmark thanks Roots Rock Series Sponsors Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio as well as program sponsors Dina & Philip Adsetts, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP and Sandy & Eric Krasnoff. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt. (more...)

Bruce Dern to Receive Modern Master Award at Santa Barbara Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Academy Award-nominated actor Bruce Dern with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest (more...)

Oscar-Winner Alexander Payne to Be Honored at Savannah Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

The Savannah Film Festival, which runs from October 26 to November 2, is pleased to announce Alexander Payne's NEBRASKA as its official Opening Night selection. Academy Award-winner Payne will be presented with an “Outstanding Achievement in Cinema” award by the film's star, Academy Award-nominee—and 2006 Savannah Film Festival honoree—Bruce Dern. (more...)

Moving Image to Screen FUN CITY: NEW YORK IN THE MOVIES 1967-75, Begin. Today
by Movies News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

Movies filmed in New York City that tapped into the turmoil, chaos, and social and cultural energies of the late 1960s and early 1970s are the subject of the screening series Fun City: New York in the Movies 1967-75, curated by film critic and historian J. Hoberman. The series, which will be accompanied by a new monograph written by Hoberman, includes nineteen films, and will be presented by Museum of the Moving Image from August 10 through September 1. The films include established classics such as Rosemary's Baby, The French Connection, Midnight Cowboy, and Dog Day Afternoon, as well as lesser known films such as The Angel Levine, Bye Bye Braverman, and Cotton Comes to Harlem. (more...)

Moving Image to Screen FUN CITY: NEW YORK IN THE MOVIES 1967-75, 8/10-9/1
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Movies filmed in New York City that tapped into the turmoil, chaos, and social and cultural energies of the late 1960s and early 1970s are the subject of the screening series Fun City: New York in the Movies 1967-75, curated by film critic and historian J. Hoberman. The series, which will be accompanied by a new monograph written by Hoberman, includes nineteen films, and will be presented by Museum of the Moving Image from August 10 through September 1. The films include established classics such as Rosemary's Baby, The French Connection, Midnight Cowboy, and Dog Day Afternoon, as well as lesser known films such as The Angel Levine, Bye Bye Braverman, and Cotton Comes to Harlem. (more...)

Jack Nickolson to Be Featured at Film Society of Lincoln Center
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the Film Comment Double Feature lineup for July will focus on Jack Nicholson, as director and on director Hal Ashby in August. (more...)

Cannes Film Festival Announces 2013 Classics Slate
by Movies News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

The films selected for the 2013 edition will be screened in the company of those who restored the films as well as those directors that are still with us today. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel Celebrates Early Films Of Jack Nicholson This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Throughout the month of February, Sony Movie Channel (SMC) is featuring the early films of the Oscar Award-winning actor Jack Nicholson, as part of its Friday Features franchise. (more...)

MoMA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones with Film Retrospective, 11/15-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2012

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones, The Museum of Modern Art presents The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film, November 15-December 2, 2012. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Upcoming Events
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Film Society of Lincoln Center announces upcoming events for December and January: (more...)

MoMA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones with Film Retrospective, Now thru 12/2
by Movies News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones, The Museum of Modern Art presents The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film, today, November 15-December 2, 2012. (more...)

MoMA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones with Film Retrospective, 11/15-12/2
by Movies News Desk - Oct 03, 2012

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones, The Museum of Modern Art presents The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film, November 15-December 2, 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christina Hendricks, Woody Harrelson, Adam Driver Take Part in AMERICAN BEAUTY Reading at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 11, 2012

In a unique special event created for Toronto International Film Festival audiences, Reitman directed a live stage reading of Alan Ball's screenplay for American Beauty. Sam Mendes' film about a family man's resplendent mid-life crisis premiered in Toronto in 1999 and went on to win five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay. The one-night-only performance included Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Woody Harrelson, Adam Driver, Sarah Gadon, Nick Kroll, Mae Whitman and George Stroumboulopoulos. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Presents PARAMOUNT IN THE 1970S Film Series, Now thru 7/1
by Movies News Desk - Jun 02, 2012

Paramount Pictures, founded in 1912 as the Famous Players Film Company, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. To mark this milestone, Museum of the Moving Image will present a month-long film series, from today, June 2 through July 1, 2012, featuring sixteen films produced by Paramount during one of its greatest decades. The films will be shown in archival 35mm prints and digital restorations provided by the studio. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Present PARAMOUNT IN THE 1970S Film Series, 6/2-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Paramount Pictures, founded in 1912 as the Famous Players Film Company, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. To mark this milestone, Museum of the Moving Image will present a month-long film series, from June 2 through July 1, 2012, featuring sixteen films produced by Paramount during one of its greatest decades. The films will be shown in archival 35mm prints and digital restorations provided by the studio. (more...)

Carol Kane & More Join Jessica Hecht, Jim Parsons & Charles Kimbrough in Roundabout's HARVEY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Don Gregory, has announced the full company for the new Broadway production of Mary Chase's Harvey starring Jim Parsons (Elwood P. Dowd), Jessica Hecht (Veta Louise Simmons), Charles Kimbrough (William R. Chumley, M.D.), Larry Bryggman (Judge Omar Gaffney), Carol Kane (Betty Chumley), Peter Benson (E.J. Lofgren), Tracee Chimo (Myrtle Mae Simmons), Holley Fain (Ruth Kelly, R.N.), Angela Paton (Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet), Rich Sommer (Duane Wilson), Morgan Spector (Lyman Sanderson, M.D.) and directed by Scott Ellis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bruce Dern at Gold Coast International FIlm Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jun 02, 2011

Ever want to hear a story about Alfred Hitchcock, Roger Corman, Jack Hill, Hal Ashby, Jack Nicholson, Douglas Trumbull, Francis Ford Coppola, Bob Rafelson, Sydney Pollack, Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, Charlize Theron, Peter Fonda, Tom Hanks straight from the source? (more...)

Estelle Parsons to star in the world premiere of "Harold & Maude: The Musical" at Paper Mill Playhouse Jan. 5 - Feb. 13, 2005
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2004

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to present the world premiere of 'Harold & Maude: The Musical,' starring Academy Award-winner Estelle Parsons, Eric Millegan, Donna English, Donna Lynne Champlin and Danny Burstein. (more...)