Halina Reijn

Movies Unlimited
Season 05 | Episode 34

Halina Reijn

Writer / Director / Actor

Writer / Director / Actor Halina Reijn discusses some of her favorite movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

RRR (2022)
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
Gothic (1986)
Warlock (1989)
Annie (1982)
Midsommar (2019) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2019 year-end movie roundup
Bambi (1942) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Annie (2014)
A Woman Under The Influence (1974)
Husbands (1970) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Opening Night (1977)
The Piano Teacher (2001) – Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Black Book (2006)
Elle (2016) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review, Dennis Cozzalio’s 2016 year-end movie roundup
The Fourth Man (1983)
Basic Instinct (1992) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Showgirls (1995)
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Fatal Attraction (1987) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
9 ½ Weeks (1986)
Fifty Shades Of Grey (2015)
365 Days (2020)
A History Of Violence (2005)
Last Tango In Paris (1972) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Chinatown (1974) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary
Marathon Man (1976)
The Abyss (1989)
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Scarface (1932) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Scarface (1983) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Face/Off  (1997)
Scent Of A Woman (1992)
And Justice For All (1979)
The Devil’s Advocate (1997)
Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Cries And Whispers (1972) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Persona (1966)
Turkish Delight (1973)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Nell (1994)
Little Man Tate (1991)
Phantom Thread (2017) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Lord of the Flies (1963) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Mean Girls (2004)
Clue (1985) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
Don’s Plum (2001)
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)
Sixteen Candles (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Heathers (1988) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary

Other Notable Items

Our S. S. Rajamouli podcast episode
Bollywood cinema
Tollywood cinema
Pete Davidson
Kim Kardashian
Halina’s spoiler-laden Vanity Fair interview 
Ken Russell
Lord Byron
Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus novel by Mary Shelley (1818)
Dracula novel by Bram Stoker (1897) 
Gabriel Byrne 
Julian Sands
Aileen Quinn
Ari Aster
Rudolf Steiner
Ivo van Hove 
Carice van Houten
Game of Thrones TV series (2011-2019)
Man Up Film
John Cassavettes
Hamlet play by William Shakespeare (1601)
Gena Rowlands
Michael Haneke
Isabelle Huppert
Oscar Wilde
Marlon Brando
Roman Polanski
Maria Schneider
Dustin Hoffman
Laurence Olivier
James Cameron
Ed Harris
Mike Nichols
Elizabeth Taylor
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? play by Edward Albee (1962)
Al Pacino
Michelle Pfeiffer
Brian De Palma
Ingmar Bergman
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Francois Truffaut
Federico Fellini
John Carpenter
Howard Hawks
Orson Welles
Rutger Hauer
John Malkovich
Glenn Close
Stephen Frears
Robert Wise
Les Liaisons Dangereuses novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1782)
Les Liaisons Dangereuses play by Christopher Hampton (1985)
Mel Gibson
Kevin Costner
Clint Easwood
Jodie Foster
Stephen King
Daniel Day-Lewis
Agatha Christie
Leonardo DiCaprio
Tobey Maguire
Mark Lester 
John Hughes
Molly Ringwald’s New Yorker article on reassessing John Hughes
Daniel Waters

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