Larry Karaszewski

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Season 06 | Episode 25

Larry Karaszewski


Screenwriter & TFH Guru Larry Karaszewski discusses a few of the screenwriters that made him with fellow screenwriter Josh Olson and friend of the WGA Joe Dante.


Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Problem Child (1990)
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
The Godfather Part I (1972)
The Godfather Part II (1974)
Patton (1970)
Captain EO (1986)
Tetro (2009)
Twixt (2011)
The Conversation (1974)
Dementia 13 (1963)
The Rain People (1969)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
The Rainmaker (1997)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
JFK (1991)
Nixon (1995)
Salvador (1986)
Stardust Memories (1980)
Real Life (1979)
Modern Romance (1981)
The Great McGinty (1940)
The Lady Eve (1941)
Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
The Apartment (1960)
Ball Of Fire (1941)
Ninotchka (1939)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Midnight (1939)
Hold Back The Dawn (1941)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Rebel Without A Cause (1955)
Philadelphia (1993)
Never Too Young To Die (1986)
The Lost Man (1969)
Heathers (1988)
Joe (1970)
Serpico (1973)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Man On The Moon (1999)
Raw Deal (1986)
Mandingo (1975) 
Drum (1976)
The Graduate (1967)
What’s Up, Doc? (1972)
The Day Of The Dolphin (1973)
Catch-22 (1970)
To Die For (1995)
Last Summer (1969)
Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
The Swimmer (1968)
Horse Feathers (1932)
Duck Soup (1933)
A Night At The Opera (1935)
Monkey Business (1952)
A Day At The Races (1937)
Network (1976)
The Hospital (1971)
Altered States (1980)
Return Of The Ape Man (1944)
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Marty (1955)
Middle Of The Night (1959)
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
Melvin And Howard (1980)
All The President’s Men (1976)
She Said (2022)
Spotlight (2015)
Tár (2022)
North By Northwest (1959)
West Side Story (1961)
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1967)
Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)
Big Eyes (2014)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
The Leopard (1963)
Rocco And His Brothers (1960)
Taking Off (1971)
The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie (1972)
Belle de Jour (1967)
Phantom Of Liberty (1974)
Cooley High (1975)
Badlands (1973)
Magnum Force (1973)
Women Talking (2022)
The Smugglers (1968)
Dawn Of The Dead (1978)
Martin (1976)
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
The World Of Henry Orient (1964)
Paper Moon (1973)
Ordinary People (1980)
Gambit (1966)
Spider-Man (2002)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Chinatown (1974)
The Last Detail (1973)
Shampoo (1975)
The Last Man On Earth (1964)
Creature From The Haunted Sea (1961)
Nashville (1975)

Other Notable Items

The ongoing WGA strike
The Blake Masters podcast episode
The Ike Barinholtz podcast episode
The Titus Welliver podcast episode
The Scott Alexander podcast episode
Stanley Kubrick
The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences
New World Pictures
The New World Pictures Podcast
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Warren William
Paramount Pictures
James L. Brooks
TFH Guru Dana Gould’s Hanging With Doctor Z talk show (2021- )
The Cannes Film Festival
Charlie Kaufman
Quentin Tarantino
Stanley Kubrick
Akira Kurosawa
Francis Ford Coppola
Val Kilmer
Billy Wilder
TFH Guru Jack Hill
Warner Brothers
Mario Puzo
Bram Stoker
John Grisham
Jeffrey Toobin 
The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story miniseries (2016)
Oliver Stone
Donald Sutherland
Woody Allen 
Mel Brooks
Albert Brooks
Monica Johnson
Ed Wood
Rudy Ray Moore
Larry Flynt
Morris Day
Preston Sturges
Charlie Chaplin
Charles Brackett
I.A.L. Diamond
Curtis Hanson
Mitchell Leisen
Mr. Chow
Frank Pierson
Mad Magazine (1952- )
Althea Flynt
Daniel Waters 
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
John Stamos
Gene Simmons
Sidney Poitier
Joanna Shimkus
Norman Wexler
Tony Clifton
Bob Zmuda 
Andy Kaufman
Arnold Schwarzenneger
Darren McGavin
Buck Henry
Eleanor Perry 
Frank Perry
Blue Pages novel by Eleanor Perry (1979)
Polly Platt
Peter Bogdanovich
Richard Benjamin
Carrie Snodgress
Paula Prentiss
The Marx Brothers
George S. Kaufman
Bert Kalmar
Harry Ruby 
Harpo Marx
Chico Marx
Kitty Carlisle
Alan Jones
Paddy Chayefsky
Clint Eastwood
Lee Marvin
Tom Waits
Bo Goldman 
Miloš Forman
Howard Hughes 
Melvin Dummar 
William Goldman
Adventures In The Screen Trade memoir by William Goldman (1983)
O.J. Simpson
Richard Nixon
Edward Norton
The Great Gatsby novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
Ernest Lehman
Clifford Odetts
The USC Libraries Scripter Awards 
Margaret Keane
Walter Keane
Suso Cecchi d’Amico
Vittore De Sica
Luchino Visconti
Michelangelo Antonioni
Jean-Claude Carrière
Luis Buñuel
Cesare Zavattini
Rafael Azcona
Álex de la Iglesia
Jorge Guerricaechevarría
Eric Monte
What’s Happening!! TV series (1976-1979)
Good Times TV series (1974-1979)
Terrence Malick
George A. Romero
David Mamet
Nunnally Johnson 
Alvin Sargent 
Robert Towne
The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood book by Sam Wasson (2020)
Robert Altman
Joan Tewkesbury
Johnnie Cochran
Robert Morse

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