S.S. Rajamouli

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Season 05 | Episode 31

S.S. Rajamouli

Writer / Director

S.S. Rajamouli, the writer/director of the HUGELY successful RRR (on Netflix), joins hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss some of his favorite films.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

RRR (2022)
City Lights (1931)
Ben-Hur (1959) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Braveheart (1995)
Apocalypto (2006)
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) – John Badham’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review and 4K Blu-ray review
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1966) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review and 4K Blu-ray review
Once Upon The Time In The West (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Terminator (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Conan The Barbarian (1982)
Commando (1985) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Predator (1987) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
The Abyss (1989)
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
The Lion King (1994)
Aladdin (1992)
Star Wars (1977)
Mad Max (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Pinocchio (1940)
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Snatch (2000)
Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Django Unchained (2012) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Django (1966) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Kill Bill Volume 1 (2003)
Kill Bill Volume 2 (2004)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Inglourious Basterds (2009) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Duel (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Schindler’s List (1993)
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review 
Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom (1984) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (2008)
Bustin’ Loose (1981)

Other Notable Items

Daniel Waters
Anurag Kashyap
Charlie Chaplin
Charlton Heston
Mel Gibson
Mahabharata epic poem by Vyasa  (3rd century BCE through 3rd century CE)
Clint Eastwood
Eli Wallach
Lee Van Cleef
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Arnold Schwarzenegger
James Cameron
Michael Biehn
United Artists
James Bond
Rawhide TV series (1959-1966)
Walt Disney Pictures
Robin Williams
George Lucas
The Hero’s Journey concept researched by mythologist Joseph Campbell
George Miller
The Mad Max series (1979- )
The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003)
Robert Downey Jr.
Guy Ritchie
Sherlock Holmes
Quentin Tarantino
Leonardo DiCaprio
Christoph Waltz
Jamie Foxx
Samuel L. Jackson
Franco Nero
Indiana Jones
Steven Spielberg
Richard Pryor

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