Joe Carnahan

Movies Unlimited
Season 06 | Episode 15

Joe Carnahan

Writer / Director

Writer/director Joe Carnahan (Narc, Smokin’ Aces, Copshop) discusses a few of his favorite movies with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Casablanca (1942) – John Landis’ trailer commentary
Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)
Narc (2002)
The Grey (2011)
Stretch (2014) 
Boss Level (2021)
Copshop (2021)
The A-Team (2010)
Smokin’ Aces (2006)
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness
The Dead (1987)
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Duel (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Star Wars (1977)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Shark Attack At Hero Complex Gallery
Raging Bull (1980) – Dan Perri’s trailer commentary
Rocky (1976)
Ambulance (2022)
The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Harakiri (1962)
Men (2022)
Irreversible (2002)
Memento (2000)
The Insider (1999)
Heat (1995)
Zodiac (2007)
Last Of The Mohicans (1992)
Blackhat (2015)
Miami Vice (2006)
Den Of Thieves (2018)
Dogville (2003) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
Breaking The Waves (1996)
All The President’s Men (1976) – Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary
Three Days of The Condor (1975) – Don Coscarelli’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Die Hard (1988) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s Die Hard Villain Power Rankings
Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s Die Hard Villain Power Rankings
Aliens (1986) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Persona (1966)
Hour Of The Wolf (1968)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Blood Simple (1984) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Crimewave (1985)
Miller’s Crossing (1990) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Fargo (1996)
The Tragedy Of Macbeth (2022)
Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind (2022)
Trouble in Mind (1985)
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs (2018)

Other Notable Items

Michael Curtiz
Ke Huy Quan
Harrison Ford
Josh’s “I Will Not Read Your F***ing Script” piece for The Village Voice
Rian Johnson
The Daniel Waters podcast episodes
J.J. Abrams
George Miller
Quentin Tarantino
Tony Scott
John Huston
Steven Spielberg
Cinespia screenings at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Martin Scorsese
Sylvester Stallone
Sugar Ray Leonard
Michael Ballhaus
Michael Chapman
TFH Guru Guillermo del Toro
Michael Bay
Francis Ford Coppola
Gordon Willis
Masaki Kobayashi 
Akira Kurosawa
Alex Gardner
Nicholas Roeg
David Lynch
Rory Kinnear 
Gaspar Noé 
Michael Mann
Al Pacino
Russell Crowe
Dante Spinotti
Eric Roth 
David Fincher
Miami Vice TV series (1984-1989)
Gerard Butler
Lars Von Trier
Nicole Kidman
Mauro Fiore
James Caan
The Cannes Film Festival
Robert Redford
Jason Robards 
David Shire
William Goldman
Martin Balsam 
Jane Alexander
Bob Woodward
Howard Dean
Cliff Robertson
Bruce Willis
Moonlighting TV series (1985-1989)
Jan de Bont
Michael Kamen
Reginald VelJohnson
Alexander Godunov
Jeb Stuart
Matthew Michael Carnahan 
John McTiernan
Samuel L. Jackson
Arnold Schwarzenegger
The Fox Plaza
Ingmar Bergman
Tim Burton
Max Von Sydow
Liv Ullmann
The Criterion Collection
New World Pictures
The Coen Brothers
Sam Raimi
Nicolas Cage
William Forsythe
John Goodman
Ethan Coen’s (fake) review of Joel Coen’s Macbeth
Alan Rudolph
TFH Guru Allison Anders
TCL Chinese Theaters

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