Daniel Waters

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Season 05 | Episode 11

Daniel Waters


Accomplished screenwriter and avid movie watcher (and we mean, like, EVERY movie!), Daniel Waters breaks down his ‘Best of the Best of 2021’ list with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Drive My Car (2021)
A History of Violence (2005)
Larry Crowne (2011)
The Vanishing (1988)
Don’t Look Up (2021)
Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
Gerry (2002)
Swept Away (1974)
Swept Away (2002)
The Tender Bar (2021)
Riders Of Justice (2021)
Another Round (2020)
The Worst Person In The World (2021)
Pig (2021)
Dune (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Dune (2021)
Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
Den of Thieves (2018)
Copshop (2021)
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) – Neil Marshall’s trailer commentary
Magnum Force (1973) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Driver (1978)
Memoria (2021)
Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
The Power of the Dog (2021)
Old Henry (2021) 
The Village (2004)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Annette (2021)
Titane (2021)
Zola (2021)
The Killing of Two Lovers (2021)
Who You Think I Am (2021)
Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar (2021)
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021)
Terminal Velocity (1994)
Bo Burnham: Inside (2021)
Eighth Grade (2018)
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Quo Vadis, Aida? (2021)
A Serbian Film (2010)
CODA (2021)
Licorice Pizza (2021)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Nashville (1975) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Dan Perri’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s two reviews
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Barry Lyndon (1975) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
Belfast (2021)
Sound Of Metal (2020)
Green Book (2018)
The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)
Macbeth (1948)
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)
The Adam Project (2022)
The Goonies (1985)
6 Underground (2019)
Moonfall (2022)
Deep Water (2022)
Apex (2021)
Out of Death (2021)
No Time To Die (2021)

Other Notable Items

Viggo Mortensen
David Cronenberg
TFH Guru Illeana Douglas
Tom Hanks
Gugu Mbatha-Raw 
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Liam Neeson
Mads Mikkelson
The Anders Thomas Jensen podcast episode
The Joachim Trier podcast episode 
The Michael Sarnoski & Vanessa Block podcast episode
David Lynch
Great Expectations novel by Charles Dickens (1861)
Kenneth McMillan
Stellan Skarsgaard
Andrei Tarkovsky
Gerard Butler 
Frank Grillo 
Alexis Louder 
Joe Carnahan
Tilda Swinton
The Power of the Dog novel (2001)
Tim Blake Nelson
Clayne Crawford podcast episode
Robert Machoian
M. Night Shyamalan
“Podcast Set” sketch on Saturday Night Live (2022) 
Juliette Binoche
ArcLight Hollywood 
The Landmark Theatres
Mel Gibson
Sergio Leone
Kristen Wiig
Anton Chekhov 
Charlie Sheen
24 TV series (2001-2010)
The Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Los Angeles, CA
Tom Lehrer 
Mad Magazine (1952- )
Paul Thomas Anderson
Jon Peters
Alana Haim
Van Morrison
Kenneth Branagh
“Both Sides, Now” song by Joni Mitchell (1968)
Benedict Cumberbatch
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
William Shakespeare
Orson Welles
Kathryn Hunter 
Mark Rylance
Renate Reinsve 
Ryan Reynolds
Jonathan Tropper’s podcast episode
Banshee TV series (2013-2016)
Warrior TV series (2019- )
The Regency Village Theater
Michael Bay 
Roland Emmerich
Halle Berry
Adrian Lyne
Ben Affleck
Bruce Willis
James Bond
The Corgi James Bond 007 Aston Martin DB5

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