Wayne Kramer

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Season 06 | Episode 16

Wayne Kramer

Writer / Director

Writer/Director Wayne Kramer (Running Scared, The Cooler, Pawn Shop Chronicles) discusses a few of his favorite films with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

A History Of Violence (2005)
Lord Of War (2005)
The Cooler (2003)
Running Scared (2006)
Mindhunters (2004)
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
Videodrome (1983)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The Exorcist (1973)
The Howling (1981)
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
A Serbian Film (2010)
An American Werewolf In London (1981)
Wolfen (1981)
…And Justice For All (1979)
Eye of the Devil (1966)
The Omen (1976)
The Reptile (1966)
Piranha (1978)
Explorers (1985)
Small Soldiers (1998)
Don’t Look Now (1973)
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1972)
Puppet on a Chain (1970)
Chinatown (1974)
The Two Jakes (1990)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Last Tango In Paris (1972)
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Deep Throat (1972)
Live And Let Die (1973)
The Godfather (1972)
The Last Emperor (1987)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Straw Dogs (1971)
Blow Out (1981)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Ida (2014)
Innerspace (1987)
Spartacus (1960)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The Warriors (1979)
Crossing Over (2009)
Streets Of Fire (1984)
48 Hours (1982)
The Driver (1978)
Southern Comfort (1981)
Deliverance (1972)
Time Bandits (1981)

Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
The Last Temptation Of Christ (1988)
Scream of Fear a.k.a. Taste of Fear (1961)
Burnt Offerings (1976)
And Soon The Darkness (1970)
Cat People (1982)
Cat People (1942)
American Gigolo (1980)
Dog Eat Dog (2016)
Body Double (1984)
Dressed To Kill (1980)
Chariots Of Fire (1981)
State and Main (2000)
Day for Night (1973)
The State of Things (1982)
Hardcore (1979)
Scarface (1983)
Hooper (1978)

Other Notable Items

James Bond
Viggo Mortensen 
Nicolas Cage
Maria Bello
Jerry Goldsmith
Renny Harlin
Ehren Kruger
Philip Castle 
John Barry
John Alcott 
Malcolm McDowell
Roddy McDowall 
Darryl F. Zanuck
Elisabeth Brooks
Nelson Mandela
Sidney Lumet
Al Pacino
J. Lee Thompson
Gregory Peck
Hammer Film Productions
Pino Donaggio
Brian De Palma
Nicolas Roeg
John Barry
Stelvio Cipriani
Piero Piccioni
Ennio Morricone
The Hollywood Bowl
The Royal Albert Hall
Thriller TV series (1960-62)
The Twilight Zone TV series (1959-1964)
Jack Nicholson
The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood book by Sam Wasson (2020)
Vilmos Zsigmond
Gunnar Hansen
Marilyn Burns
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Marlon Brando
Gato Barbieri
Vittorio Storaro
Bernardo Bertolucci
Maria Schneider
Roman Polanski
Ruth Gordon
The Academy Awards
Gloria Hendry
Sam Peckinpah 
William Holden
Warren Oates
Ernest Borgnine
Jerry Fielding 
Quentin Tarantino
Roger Avary
The Video Archives Podcast
Walter Hill
Powers Boothe
Nick Nolte 
Harrison Ford
Paul Walker
James Horner
A Walter Hill Film book by Walter Chaw (2023)
Kino Lorber
Keith Carradine
George Miller
Film Review
American International Pictures
Warner Brothers 
Barbara Boyle
Samuel Z. Arkhoff
Mel Gibson
Perry King
Brian May
Maurice Jarre 
William Friedkin
Linda Blair
Lee J. Cobb
Ellen Burstyn
William Peter Blatty
The Exorcist Legacy book by Nat Segaloff (2023)
Max von Sydow
Jason Miller
Susan Sontag
Karen Black
Oliver Reed
Dick Smith
Ed Begley Jr.
Paul Schrader
Giorgio Moroder
David Bowie
Nastassja Kinski
John Heard
Annette O’Toole
Wim Wenders 
Deborah Shelton
Melanie Griffith
Vera Farmiga
Michelle Pfeiffer
Adam West
Burt Reynolds

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