James Lee Hernandez & Brian Lazarte

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Season 05 | Episode 18

James Lee Hernandez & Brian Lazarte


Directors James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte discuss the movies that inspired them while making The Big Conn.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Big Lebowski (1998)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Happiness (1998)
World’s Greatest Dad (2009)
Windy City Heat (2003)
Ocean’s 11 (1960)
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Bad Boys (1995)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Munich (2005)
Fargo (1996)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Delicatessen (1991)
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
The Hole (2009) – Joe Dante’s U.S. trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s Italian trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s British trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review  
Dial M For Murder (1954) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary
Jaws 3D (1983)
Cave Of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)
U2 3D (2008)
The Pink Panther (1963) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Goodfellas (1990) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Children of Men (2006)
The Imposter (2012)

Other Notable Items

The Big Conn podcast (2022)
The Big Conn docuseries (2022)
Bronzeville podcast (2017-2021)
Laurence Fishburne
Larenz Tate
Eric C. Conn
McMillions docuseries (2020)
The Coen Brothers
Apple TV+ 
Elmore Leonard
James Bond
Robert Elswitt
Mark Wahlberg
William H. Macy
Nina Hartley
Bobcat Goldthwait
Robin Williams
Steven Soderbergh
The “Rat Pack”
“Ee O Eleven” song by Sammy Davis Jr. (1960)
Quentin Tarantino
Lloyd Holbrook
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark docuseries (2020)
Michelle McNamara
Damian Paletta
Arielle Ness-Cohn 
Steven Spielberg
Tom Hanks
Leonardo DiCaprio
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Wallace and Gromit
Erik Nelson
Werner Herzog 
Katy Perry
The Pink Panther series
Blake Edwards
Martin Scorsese
Henry Hill
Henny Youngman 

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