Don Coscarelli
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Season 01 | Episode 12

Don Coscarelli

Writer / Director

Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, Bubba Ho-Tep, John Dies At The End) discusses the non-horror movies that made him.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Still Crazy (1998)
Phantasm (1979)
The Graduate (1967)
The Oscar (1966)
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
John Dies At The End (2012)
Goldfinger (1964)
Dr. No (1962)
Thunderball (1965)
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Bedlam (1946)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
From Russia With Love (1963)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Easy Rider (1969)
The Florida Project (2017)
Short Term 12 (2013)
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Payday (1972)
The Beastmaster (1982)
Wanda (1970)
Tangerine (2015)
The City of Lost Children (1995)
8 ½ (1963)
The General (1926)
The Cameraman (1928)
Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928)
How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Little Foxes (1941)
BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Grizzly Man (2005)
The Cold Blue (2018)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Point Break (1991)
Point Break (2015)
The Haunting (1999)
The Wicker Man (2006)
Near Dark (1987)
Big Wednesday (1978)
Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Starship Troopers (1997)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Turkish Delight (1973)
Keetje Tippel (1975)
Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
On The Border (1998)
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Crash (2005)
The Blue Max (1966)
The Last Valley (1971)
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1972)
Phantasm II (1988)
Piranha (1978)
Putney Swope (1969)
Greaser’s Palace (1972)
Chafed Elbows (1966)
Sorry To Bother You (2018)
La Jetée (1962)
Trainspotting (1996)

Other Notable Items

The Mick Garris podcast episode
Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy’s Worricker telefilms (Page Eight, Salting the Battlefield, and Turks and Caicos)
The WWE 
Mannix TV show (1967-1975)
CHiPs TV show (1977-1983)
Josh’s piece “I Will Not Read Your ****ing Script”
AVCO Embassy
TFH Guru Mick Garris
TFH Guru Jon Davison
Bubba Ho-Tep novella by Joe R. Lansdale (1994)
John Dies at the End graphic novel by David Wong (2001)
Don’s memoir True Indie (2018)
Ossie Davis
Bruce Campbell
The Stand miniseries (1994)
Ruby Dee
John F. Kennedy
Roger Moore
Timothy Dalton
Daniel Craig
Pierce Brosnan
Sean Connery
Stanley Kubrick
Peter Fonda
Dennis Hopper
Rip Torn
Barbara Loden
Sean Baker
Netflix
Shudder
FilmStruck (RIP)
Elia Kazan
TFH Guru Roger Corman
The star of Bedtime for Bonzo
Francois Truffaut
Ingmar Bergman
Akira Kurosawa
Costa-Gavras
Lina Wertmueller
Pedro Almodovar
TFH Guru Guillermo del Toro
Federico Fellini
UCLA Film School
Buster Keaton
Fatty Arbuckle
Burke’s Law TV show (1963-1966)
William Wyler
LACMA
Gregg Toland
Hoagy Carmichael
Harold Russell
Myrna Loy
Virginia Mayo
Fredric March
Dana Andrews
The Motion Picture Production Code
Gladys George
Ray Teal
Hugo Friedhofer
Spike Lee
Bronzeville (2017)
Boardwalk Empire TV show (2010-2014)
Werner Herzog
Erik Nelson
Steven Spielberg
John Milius
Patrick Swayze
Keanu Reeves
Lori Petty
Tom Cruise
Paul Verhoeven
Casper van Dien
Monique van de Ven
Kevin Costner
Graham Greene
Mary McDonnell
Rodney A. Grant
Wes Studi
John Barry
Jerry Goldsmith
Joel Goldsmith
James Clavell
Michael Caine
Omar Sharif
Robert Downey Sr.
Trainspotting — the hobby

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