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  1. Bit of South End history endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Universal Hub

    ... of Tempy and the area it was in. Dover Street was so bad that they actually filmed the brothel scene in The Last Detail with young Randy Quaid and Carol Kane on Dover Street. Neighborhoods change. When the British got back from getting their asses ...

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  2. Last Flag Flying: How Richard Linklater's new movie has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... spend a lot of time with - but I love them, you know." Any '70s film buff will spot the parallels here with The Last Detail , Hal Ashby's 1973 film about two Navy men taking a young offender across the United States to prison. Both films are based ...

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  3. Last Flag Flying: An understated gem, fabulous showcase for three acting titansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... difficult present and troubled futures. Despite being a spiritual sequel to 1973 Jack Nicholson-starrer The Last Detail (both movies' source novels were written by Daniel Poniscan and feature the same characters), writer-director Richard Linklater's ...

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  4. Continue reading DVD reviews: Forgotten films revitalized for collectora s editionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... art. They have recently repackaged familiar titles such as the Jack Nicholson-starring 1973 comedy-drama The Last Detail and John Carpenter's 1983 terror classic Christine . In February, Indicator released a special collection of crime films that ...

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  5. Last Flag Flying review: war veterans in Richard Linklater comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    ... than its downbeat nature suggests. While it's based on Darryl Ponicsan's sequel to his military novel The Last Detail - itself made into an influential American film in 1973 by Hal Ashby - Linklater's film is more tightly controlled than Ashby's ...

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  6. 'Hal' Review: A New Doc About One of the Most Uncompromising Filmmakers of the 1970s [Sundance]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | /film

    ... like he did in the 1970s, moving from his low-budget debut The Landlord to classics like Harold and Maude , The Last Detail , Shampoo , Bound for Glory , Coming Home (which garnered Ashby his only Oscar nomination for Best Director), and the ...

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  7. Last Flag FlyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | DVD Times

    Jokes about Eminem, George Bush Junior on the telly and aren't mobile phones weird? Last Flag Flying is so 2005. To be fair, that's when the novel by Darryl Ponicsan is set, a sequel to The Last Detail .

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  8. Review: Linklater's road reunion movie Last Flag Flying is too triteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    Richard Linklater follows Boyhood with this road movie and knowing tribute to Hal Ashby's 1970's classic The Last Detail, with Steve Carell roping in Veitnam War buddies Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne on a journey to bury his soldier son. Richard Linklater has often been a groundbreaking director in the past - pioneering rotoscope animation in A Scanner Darkly, shooting a film over 12 years for Boyhood.

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  9. Carell, Cranston and Fishburne at the top of their gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... novelist Darryl Ponicsan, on whose book it is based. That makes it, very loosely, a sequel to the 1973 film The Last Detail, which was also based on a Ponicsan novel, starred Jack Nicholson, and was notorious at the time for the most F-words ever ...

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  10. The forgotten film director Hollywood still lovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... when they saw a trailer featuring a kiss between the protagonists, but the film was released, and his next, The Last Detail (1973), was dutifully funded. It's a theme Scott returns to throughout the film, which never quite decides if it's a ...

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  11. 'Hal': Watch The First Three Minutes Of Sundance-Bound Hal Ashby DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Deadline

    ... January 28. As befits a subject whose stretch of work especially in the 1970s included Harold & Maude, The Last Detail, Shampoo and Coming Home (he was Oscar-nominated for that one), interviewees include collaborators Jeff Bridges, Jane Fonda and ...

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  12. 2018 Norfolk arts preview: the best films not to missRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... follows his much acclaimed Boyhood with this road movie and knowing tribute to Hal Ashby's 1973 classic The Last Detail, with Steve Carell looking for his buddy Sal (Bryan Cranston), whom he hasn't seen since the Vietnam War. Wallace and Gromit ...

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  13. Film guide for the week of Dec. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Wave

    ... Director Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") delivers a "spiritual sequel" to Hal Ashby's searing 1973 film "The Last Detail," about a Vietnam War-era soldier being escorted by two petty officers to serve a lengthy stint in the brig. The three veterans ...

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  14. 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' and other movie picks for Dec. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 30 years later in Richard Linklater's warm, ribald and elegiac quasi-sequel to Hal Ashby's 1973 classic, "The Last Detail." (Justin Chang) R. Mudbound Carey Mulligan, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan are part of a superb ensemble in ...

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  15. Film guide for the week of Dec. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | The Wave

    ... Director Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") delivers a "spiritual sequel" to Hal Ashby's searing 1973 film "The Last Detail," about a Vietnam War-era soldier being escorted by two petty officers to serve a lengthy stint in the brig. The three veterans ...

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  16. Best Blu-ray reissues of 2017, pt. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Digby

    For my money, the late director Hal Ashby was the quintessential embodiment of the new American cinema movement of the 1970s. Beginning in 1970, he bracketed the decade with an astonishing seven film streak: The Landlord, Harold and Maude, The Last Detail , Shampoo, Bound for Glory, Coming Home, and this 1979 masterpiece.

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  17. 'The Shape of Water' and other movie picks for Dec. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 30 years later in Richard Linklater's warm, ribald and elegiac quasi-sequel to Hal Ashby's 1973 classic, "The Last Detail." (Justin Chang) R. Mudbound Carey Mulligan , Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan are part of a superb ensemble in ...

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  18. Best BR re-issues of 2017 Pt.1 by Dennis Hartley @denofcinema5Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Wilson's Almanac

    For my money, the late director Hal Ashby was the quintessential embodiment of the new American cinema movement of the 1970s. Beginning in 1970, he bracketed the decade with an astonishing seven film streak: The Landlord, Harold and Maude, The Last Detail , Shampoo, Bound for Glory, Coming Home, and this 1979 masterpiece.

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  19. I think we can all get behind a Randy Quaid vs Bernie Sanders Senate race, no?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Hot Air

    Yes, I know what you're already thinking, but hear me out here. I read it at Deadline , so it's got to be true, right? The star who made his mark in films such as Brokeback Mountain, Kingpin, The Last Detail, Vacation and, of course, Independence Day , let people know that powerful individuals are looking at him for a Senate run.

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  20. 'The Disaster Artist,' 'Loveless,' 'Mary and the Witch's Flower' and other movie picks for Dec. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 30 years later in Richard Linklater's warm, ribald and elegiac quasi-sequel to Hal Ashby's 1973 classic, "The Last Detail." (Justin Chang) R. Loveless A story about a broken marriage and a missing child becomes a withering snapshot of Russian social ...

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