Updated: May 4, 2021
Hal Ashby made some of the greatest movies of the 1970's, from The Last Detail, to Coming Home, to Harold and Maud - so why have so few people heard of him? Is it because his work is so hard to describe? Possibly - take tonight's film for instance - a tragicomedy about...*checks notes*...a Hollywood hairstylist trying to keep up with multiple girlfriends' needs on the night before Nixon is elected? Yeah, we know, not exactly a great elevator pitch. But trust us, there's more to this strange sex comedy than meets the eye. Join MG as we break down the sad delights of 'Shampoo,' starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie!