Ron Underwood

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Season 05 | Episode 03

Ron Underwood


Director Ron Underwood (Tremors, City Slickers) discusses a few of his favorite westerns with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Pearl Harbor (2001)
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Speechless (1994)
Heart and Souls (1993)
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
City Slickers (1991)
Tremors (1990) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Tourist Trap (1979) – David DeCoteau’s trailer commentary
The Seduction (1982)
Puppet Master (1989)
The Boondock Saints (1999)
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)
Capricorn One (1977) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Panic In The Streets (1950) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Back When We Were Grownups (2004)
Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020)
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Red River (1948) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Johnny Guitar (1954) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Searchers (1956)
Seven Samurai (1954) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
The Magnificent Seven (1960) – Jesus Treviño’s trailer commentary
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Westworld (1973) – Ed Neumeier’s trailer commentary
Futureworld (1976)
Cat Ballou (1965) – Glenn Erickson’s review
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
The Pawnbroker (1964)
Billy The Kid Versus Dracula (1966) – Charlie Largent’s review, the movie’s inclusion in the TFH Misfits
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966) – The movie’s inclusion in the TFH Misfits
Near Dark (1987) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Once Upon A Time In The West (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Take A Hard Ride (1975)
The Birds (1963) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Valley of Gwangi (1969) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s review
20 Million Miles To Earth (1957) – Sam Hamm’s trailer commentary
Mighty Joe Young (1949) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
King Kong (1933)
The Big Country (1958) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Blazing Saddles (1974) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Thelma and Louise (1991)
True Grit (1969) – Stuart Gordon’s trailer commentary
Sullivan’s Travels (1941) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Myra Breckinridge (1970) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
True Grit (2010)

Other Notable Items

Ben Affleck
Pioneer Town International Film Festival
Jason Momoa
Jack Palance
Chuck Connors
Pino Donaggio
Charles Band
David Schmoeller
Morgan Fairchild
Andrew Stevens
University of Las Vegas, Nevada
David Wyler
William Wyler
The American Cinematheque
Helen Slater
Billy Crystal
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Bill Henderson
John Wayne
John Ford
Howard Hawks
Montgomery Clift: A Biography by Patricia Bosworth (2004)
Walter Brennan
Zoot Suit play by Luis Valdez (1981)
Tiburcio Vásquez
Joan Crawford
Mercedes McCambridge
Sterling Hayden
Natalie Wood
The Searchers: Making of an American Legend book by Glenn Frankel (2014)
Denzel Washington
Yul Brynner
Eli Wallach
Akira Kurosawa
Anthony Quinn
Walter Mirisch
Elmer Bernstein
Steve McQueen
Charles Bronson
James Coburn
Robert Vaughn
William Talman
Lee Marvin
Jane Fonda
Rod Steiger
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Nat King Cole
Stubby Kaye
Keith Carradine
John Carradine
Kathryn Bigelow
Sergio Leone
Lee Van Cleef
Ennio Morricone
Bernard Herrmann
James Franciscus
Ray Harryhausen
Willis O’Brien
RKO Pictures
Longstreet TV series (1971-1972)
Mr. Novak TV series (1963-1965)
Jerome Moross
Richard Pryor
Robert Redford
Paul Newman
Katharine Ross
“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” song by Burt Bacharach
Elvis Costello
Kim Darby
The Coen Brothers
Jeff Bridges
True Grit novel by Charles Portis (1968)

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