Adam McKay

For the season 5 season finale, Writer/Director/Producer Adam McKay returns to the podcast to discuss movies from his favorite year of cinema… 1987.

The Movies That Made Me will return with Season 6 in January. Happy Holidays! Thank you for listening!

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Tin Men (1987)
Billy Jack (1971)
The Menu (2022)
Boyz N The Hood (1991) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Menace II Society (1991)
Straight Out Of Brooklyn (1991)
Do The Right Thing (1989) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
School Daze (1988)
The Swarm (1978) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Squeeze (1987)
Squeeze Play (1979) – Lloyd Kaufman’s trailer commentary
Diner (1982)
Robocop (1987) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
The Evil Dead (1983) – Fede Alvarez’s trailer commentary
Evil Dead II (1987) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary, Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Broadcast News (1987)
Raising Arizona (1987)
The Princess Bride (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
This Is Spinal Tap (1984) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Straight Story (1999) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
She’s Gotta Have It (1986)
Wings Of Desire (1987)
House Of Games (1987)
Homicide (1991)
Oleanna (1994)
Wall Street (1987)
Nixon (1995)
The Big Short (2015)
Goodfellas (1990) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
On The Waterfront (1954) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
A Face In The Crowd (1957) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The China Syndrome (1979) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Network (1976) – Chris Wilkinson’s trailer commentary
Dr. Strangelove (1964) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Fountainhead (1949)
Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011) 
Atlas Shrugged: Part II (2012) 
Atlas Shrugged: Part III (2014)
The Misfits (1961)
Out Of The Blue (1980)
Withnail & I (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Walker (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Predator (1987) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Predator 2 (1990)
Top Gun (1986) 
Commando (1985) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Terminator (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
My Dinner With Andre (1982)
The Karate Kid (1984) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
The Last Emperor (1987) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Planes, Trains And Automobiles (1987)
Over The Top (1987)
Masters Of The Universe (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)
Road House (1989)
Barfly (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Angel Heart (1987)
Less Than Zero (1987)
The Dead (1987)
Hope And Glory (1987)
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Housekeeping (1987)
Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
Radio Days (1987)
Infested (2002)

Other Notable Items

The Krass Brothers 
Adam’s very honest fake Chevron ad
Chapo Trap House
Matty Rich
Spike Lee
“Fight The Power” song by Public Enemy (1989)
Michael Keaton
Barry Levinson
Bonanza TV series (1959-1973)
“Good Thing” by Fine Young Cannibals (1987)
Sam Raimi
Steven Bochco
Cheers TV series (1982-1993)
James L. Brooks
William Hurt
Holly Hunter
Albert Brooks
Nightline TV series (1980- )
Owen Burke
Richard Dreyfuss
Danny DeVito
Barbara Hershey
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure novel by “S. Morgenstern” (secretly William Goldman) (1987)
Rob Reiner
David Lynch
Spike Lee-Michael Jordan “Mars Blackmon” Nike commercial campaign
Robert Goulet
The NBA
Richard Pryor
Sidney Poitier
TFH Guru Ernest Dickerson
The Wire TV series (2002-2008)
Peter Falk
John Singleton
David Mamet
Josh’s “I Will Not Read Your F*%!ing Script” Village Voice article (2009)
David Mamet’s “Why I Am No Longer A Brain Dead Liberal” Village Voice article (2008)
Our friends (and sponsors) at Movies Unlimited
Oliver Stone
Alan Greenspan
Michael Douglas
Liar’s Poker memoir by Michael Lewis (1989)
The Big Short book by Michael Lewis (2010)
Michael J. Fox
Family Ties TV series (1982-1989)
Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan
Gary David Goldberg
Adam’s Death At The Wing podcast (2021)
Rod Serling
Emmett Till 
Playhouse 90 TV series (1956-1960)
The Twilight Zone TV series (1959-1964)
Waiting For Lefty play by Clifford Odets (1935)
The Fountainhead novel by Ayn Rand (1943)
Bill Maher
Jill Sobule
Hyperobject Industries
Gary Cooper
Joseph McCarthy
Patricia Neal
Alex Cox
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Carl Weathers
Jesse “The Body” Ventura
“Long Tall Sally” song by Little Richard (1957)
Paul Wellstone
Paul Tsongas
Bugs Bunny
Michael Dukakis
Shane Black
John Hughes
John Candy
Steve Martin
Paul Power
Ted Lasso TV series (2020- )
Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty TV series (2022- )
The Cannon Group, Inc.
Sylvester Stallone
“Winner Takes It All” song by Sammy Hagar (1987)
Dustin Hoffman
Meryl Streep
Rob Lowe
Sam Elliott
Ritz Five theater in Philadelphia
John Huston
James Joyce
Christine Lahti
Woody Allen
Hank Paulson

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Luca Guadagnino

Director Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name, Bones and All) discusses a few of his favorite films with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Bones And All (2022)
A Bigger Splash (2015)
Suspiria (2018)
Call Me By Your Name (2017)
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Amarcord (1973) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Jason And The Argonauts (1963) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
After Hours (1985) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Nashville (1975) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Dan Perri’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review 
Journey To Italy (1954)
Empire Of The Sun (1987)
The Flower Of My Secret (1995)
The Last Emperor (1987) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
1900 (1976)
Last Tango In Paris (1972) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Psycho (1960) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Suspiria (1977) – Edgar Wright’s U.S. and international trailer commentaries, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Veronika Voss (1982)
Lola (1981)
The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Sunset Boulevard (1950) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Naked Spur (1953) – Allison Anders’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
101 Dalmatians (1961)
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Pinocchio (1940)
The Last Temptation Of Christ (1988)
The Age Of Innocence (1993)
Silence (2016)
Kundun (1997)
Hail Mary (1985)
The Passion Of The Christ (2004)
Blue Velvet (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Eraserhead (1977) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Fanny And Alexander (1982)
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Almayer’s Folly (2011)
La Captive (2000)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Fury (1978)
Rosemary’s Baby (1968) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary, Oren Pelli’s trailer commentary
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, TFH’s 30th anniversary celebration
The Exorcist (1973) – Oren Pelli’s trailer commentary
Teorema (1968)
Harold And Maude (1971) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Matinee (1993) – Illeana Douglas’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review, Glenn Erickson’s review
Challengers (2023)

Other Notable Items

Pier Paolo Pasolini 
Federico Fellini
Martin Scorsese
Rainer Werner Fassbender
Roberto Rosselini
Francois Truffaut
Jean-Luc Godard
Jacques Rivette
Eric Rohmer
Ingrid Bergman
George Sanders
Steven Spielberg
Pedro Almodovar
Bernardo Bertolucci
John Byrne
David Byrne
Talking Heads 
Peter O’Toole
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Dario Argento
The Universal Monsters
Our friends at Movies Unlimited
Anthony Mann
Rod Taylor
Martin Scorsese
Mel Gibson
David Lynch
The Venice Film Festival
Isabella Rosselini
Alfred Hitchcock
Dennis Hopper
Frederick Elmes
Dino De Laurentiis
Ingmar Bergman
Chantel Akerman
The 2022 Sight And Sound Poll
Ida Lupino
Catherine Breillat 
The Criterion Collection
Brian De Palma
John Cassavettes
Phoebe Cates
Laura Betti
Zendaya
Mike Faist
Josh O’Connor

This list is also available on Letterboxd and Movies Unlimited.

Bear McCreary

Composer Bear McCreary discusses a few of his favorite movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Wolf Man (1941) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s Wolf Man movie power rankings
Host (2020)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, TFH’s 30th anniversary celebration
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Total Recall (1990)
Robot Monster (1953) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Cat-Women Of The Moon (1953)
The Man With The Golden Arm (1955) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
The Ten Commandments (1956) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary
The Swarm (1978) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Batman (1989)
Dick Tracy (1990)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003) – Mike Schlesinger’s trailer commentary
Chinatown (1974) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary
The Professor And The Madman (2019)
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Do The Right Thing (1989) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly (1966) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K reviews
Conan The Barbarian (1982)
Robocop (1987) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K reviews
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (1982)
Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1985)
Battle Beyond The Stars (1980) – Neil Marshall’s trailer commentary
The Name Of The Rose (1986)
Glory (1989)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
The Magnificent Seven (1960) – Jesus Treviño’s trailer commentary
The Great Escape (1963) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review and 4K Blu-ray review
Bridge On The River Kwai (1957) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Torn Curtain (1966)
Animal House (1978) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s retrospective reviews
Funny Farm (1988)
Spies Like Us (1985)
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ’Burbs Mania
My Son Hunter (2022)
Back To The Future (1985)
Gandhi (1982)
The Natural (1984)
Star Wars (1977)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Ghostbusters (1984)
The Blues Brothers (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s essay
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, TFH’s Shark Attack At The Hero Complex Gallery
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Once Upon A Time In The West (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Psycho (1960) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Omen (1976) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Godfather Part II (1974) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review
The Godfather Part III (1990) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review
Frankenstein (1931) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s review
The Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)
A History Of Violence (2005)

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power TV series (2022- )
Amazon Studios
Zack Stentz
Fred Allen
TFH Guru Guillermo del Toro
YouTube
TikTok
Vine
The Try Guys
Nickelodeon
The Rob Savage podcast episode
Jerry Goldsmith
The Internet Movie Database
Elmer Bernstein
John Williams
Aaron Copland
Bernard Hermann
Thriller TV series (1973-1976)
Arthur Morton
Shirley Walker
John Carpenter
Danny Elfman
Batman: The Animated Series TV series (1992-1995)
Orson Welles
Outlander TV series (2014- )
What We Do In The Shadows TV series (2019- )
Robby The Robot
Carol Heather Goldsmith
Gremlins: Secrets Of The Mogwai TV series (TBD)
Star Wars franchise
Andy Kaufman
Richard Donner
Mel Gibson
Sean Penn
Bronzeville series (2017- )
Laurence Fishburne
Larenz Tate
Alan Silvestri
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Joe Lynch
Peter Jackson
The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (2001-2003)
Howard Shore
Battlestar Galactica TV series (2004-2009)
Spike Lee
Chuck D.
“Fight The Power” song by Public Enemy (1989)
“The Ecstasy of Gold” theme by Ennio Morricone (1967)
Basil Poledouris
USC Cinema School
John Milius
Star Trek: The Original Series TV series (1966-1969)
“Ilia’s Theme” by Jerry Goldsmith (1979)
Robert Wise
James Horner
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Nicholas Brietel
Jodie Foster
John Sturgess
Nicholas Britell
Alfred Hitchcock
TFH Guru John Landis
Peter Bernstein
Universal Pictures
The Academy Awards
Charlie Chaplin
Carl W. Stalling
Robert Davi
Robert Zemeckis
Bob Gale
The Indiana Jones franchise
Steven Spielberg
“Barry’s Kidnapping” theme by John Williams (1977)
Sergio Leone
Tim Burton
Federico Fellini
Nino Rota
Hayao Miyazaki
Joe Hisaishi
Pino Donaggio
Bob Dylan
Francis Ford Coppola
Carmine Coppola
The Godfather Saga miniseries (1977)
David Cronenberg

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Aaron Stewart-Ahn

Aaron Stewart-Ahn, writer of Mandy (yes… THAT Mandy), discusses a few of his favorite films with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Mandy (2018)
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ’Burbs Mania
Explorers (1985)
The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Cyborg (1990)
Masters Of The Universe (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Down Twisted (1987)
Rumble In The Bronx (1996)
Green Book (2018)
Hellraiser (1987)
Nemesis (1992)
Heat (1995)
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind a.k.a. Warriors of the Wind (1984)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Star Wars (1977)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Dune (1984)
Blue Velvet (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Waterworld (1995)
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, TFH’s 30th anniversary celebration
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Do The Right Thing (1989) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Minari (2020)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Southside With You (2016)
Until The End Of The World (1991)
The Florida Project (2017)
Burying The Ex (2015) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review, Joe Dante Meets The Press
Orlando (1992)
Morvern Callar (2002)
Runaway Daughters (1994)
Kundun (1997)
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003) – Mike Schlesinger’s trailer commentary
Babe: Pig In The City (1998)
Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1982) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
2046 (2004)
Chungking Express (1994) – Quentin Lee’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
In The Mood For Love (2000)
Days Of Being Wild (1990)
A Grin Without A Cat (1977)
La Jetée (1962)
12 Monkeys (1995) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
Sans Soleil (1983)
Night Of The Living Dead (1968) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
Poetry (2010)
Oldboy (2003)
Burning (2018)
Oasis (2002)
Atlantics a.k.a. Atlantique (2019)
Pinocchio (2022)
King Kong (1933)
Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)
The Shining (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary

Other Notable Items

DreamWorks Animation
The Panos Cosmatos podcast episode
David Cronenberg
Aaron’s “The Viewing” episode of Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities TV series (2022)
Aaron’s serialized podcast Marvel’s Thor: Metal Gods (2019-20)
Brian Keene 
Jay Edidin
Yoon Ha Lee
Josh’s podcast series Bronzeville (2017-2021)
Albert Pyun
New World Pictures
TFH Guru Marshall Harvey
Jean-Claude Van Damme
He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe TV series (1983-1985)
The Cannon Group, Inc.
Mattel
Terrence Malick
Neuromancer novel by William Gibson (1984)
Olivier Gruner
Albert Pyun’s wife Cynthia Curnan (say hello on her linked Facebook page!)
Heat 2 novel by Michael Mann and Meg Gardiner
Hayao Miyazaki
TFH Guru Roger Corman
David Lynch
Dennis Hopper
Sting
Spike Lee
Martin Scorsese
Lee Isaac Chung
Transformers TV series (1984-1987)
Rodney King
Tika Sumpter
Wim Wenders
Warner Brothers
Sean Baker
Horace and Pete TV series (2016)
Louis CK
Alan Alda
Steve Buscemi
Steven Soderbergh
George Lucas
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Sally Potter podcast episode
Tilda Swinton
Derek Jarman
Orlando: A Biography novel by Virginia Woolf (1928)
Lynne Ramsay
Showtime
Sub Pop Records
Melissa Matheson
The Dalai Lama
Philip Glass
Roger Deakins
Michael Eisner
Thelma Schoonmaker
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Bob Dylan
George Miller
Chris Noonan
Noah Baumbach
Jackie Chan
Amazon.com
Wong Kar-wai
Chris Marker
Che Guevera
Fidel Castro
Jim Broadbent
Lee Chang-dong
Park chan-wook
New Line Cinema
Monster manga (1994-2001)
TFH Guru Guillermo del Toro
Ari Aster
Netflix
Mati Diop
Fatima Al Qadiri
Old Enough! TV series (1991)
TFH Guru Ernest Dickerson

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David Kajganich

Writer/producer/showrunner David Kajganich discusses a few of his favorite films with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

All The Fine Young Cannibals (1960)
Badlands (1973)
Bones And All (2022)
A Bigger Splash (2015) 
Suspiria (2018)
Deathdream (1974) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Porky’s (1981)
A Christmas Story (1983)
Black Christmas (1974) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Murder By Decree (1979) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things (1972)
Black Vengeance a.k.a. Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness
Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975) 
The Last Wave (1977) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World (2003)
What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Dressed To Kill (1980) – Dennis Cozzalio’s Criterion review
The Last Picture Show (1971) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary
The Hitcher (1986)
The Man Who Would Be King (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Fat City (1972) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Wise Blood (1979)
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Annie (1982)
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray and Criterion Blu-ray reviews
L’Avventura (1960)
The Devils (1971) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary
Tommy (1975) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Come And See (1985) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Pursuit of Loneliness (2012)
Valley of Love (2015)
Gerry (2002)
The Shooting (1966)
Safe (1995)
Silent Light (2007)
Amour (2012)
Trash Humpers (2009)
Man Bites Dog (1992)

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
TFH Guru Luca Guadagnino
The Titanic
“You Want It Darker” song by Leonard Cohen (2016)
MGM
United Artists
Bones & All novel by Camille DeAngelis (2016)
Timothée Chalamet
Bob Clark
“The Monkey’s Paw” short story by W.W. Jacobs (1903)
Alan Ormsby
Leslie Uggams 
Tennessee Williams
Shelley Winters
Richard Kiel
Elvis Presley
Stanley Kubrick
Phoebe Cates
David Cronenberg
John Carpenter
Andrei Tarkovsky
Peter Weir
Masterpiece TV series (1971- )
Richard Chamberlain
Brian De Palma
Robert Harmon
Rutger Hauer
John Huston
TFH Guru John Sayles
Jodie Foster
Brooke Smith
Ken Russell
Vanessa Redgrave
Oliver Reed
Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia
Warner Brothers
Elem Klimov
Laurence Thrush
Anton Chekhov
Guillaume Nicloux
Isabelle Huppert
Gerard Depardieu
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Gus Van Sant
Monte Hellman
Todd Haynes
Julianne Moore
Carlos Reygadas
Michael Haneke
Harmony Korine
The New Beverly Cinema
Dynasty TV series (1981-1989)

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Daniel Clowes

Celebrated cartoonist and screenwriter Daniel Clowes discusses his favorite formative films with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Baxter (1989)
Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1966) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Ghost World (2001) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Art School Confidential (2006)
Help! (1965) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Gone With The Wind (1939)
Mudhoney (1965) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers! (1968)
Common Law Cabin (1967)
Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls (1970) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Seven Minutes (1971)
Black Snake (1973)
An American Werewolf In London (1981) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
Lady In A Cage (1964) – Darren Bousman’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
The Wild One (1953)
Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Dementia a.k.a. Daughter Of Horror (1955) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray reviews
Eraserhead (1977) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Touch Of Evil (1958) – Howard Rodman’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Carnival Of Souls (1962) – Mary Lambert’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Devil’s Messenger (1961)
Night Tide (1961) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Devil Dog: The Hound Of Hell (1978)
Bad Ronald (1974)
The President’s Analyst (1967) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Troublemaker (1964)
Three Days Of The Condor (1975) – Don Coscarelli’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
The Graduate (1967) – Neil LaBute’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review 
The D.I. (1957)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Robocop (1987) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
Pete Kelly’s Blues (1955)
Sunset Boulevard (1950) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Sin In The Suburbs (1964) 
Confessions Of A Young American Housewife (1974)
Warm Nights And Hot Pleasures (1964)

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
Noah Van Sciver 
Love And Rockets comic book series by the Hernandez Brothers 
Russ Meyer
Golden Apple Comics in Los Angeles
Kitten Natividad
Federico Fellini
P.T. Barnum
Dan’s Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron graphic novel (1993)
Dan’s Eightball comic book series (1989-2004)
Jackie Moran
Bobby Driscoll
John Waters
Jay C. Flippen
Philip Carey
Piccadilly Circus
James Caan
Marlon Brando
Jeff Corey
Ann Sothern 
Olivia de Havilland 
The “Hagsploitation” subgenre
Walter Grauman
Luther Davis 
Ed McMahon
Marni Nixon
Julie Andrews
George Antheil
William C. Thompson
Ed Wood
Angelo Rossitto
Bruno VeSota
John Parker
Adrienne Barrett
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Henry Mancini
Orson Welles
George A. Romero
The Twilight Zone TV series (1959-1964)
Dennis Hopper
Curtis Harrington
Val Lewton
Dabney Coleman 
Kenneth Anger
Bad Ronald novel by Jack Vance (1973)
Scott Jacoby
Mannix TV series (1967-1975)
The University of Chicago
The Compass Players
Nichols and May
Severn Darden
Theodore J. Flicker
Arte Johnson 
Paramount Pictures
David Mamet
Godfrey Cambridge
Walter Burke 
J. Edgar Hoover
William Daniels
American International Pictures
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 
Phil Spector
Jack Webb
Dragnet TV series (1951-1959)
Stanley Kubrick
Emergency! TV series (1972-1979)
Bobby Troup
Julie London
You’re My Girl album by Jack Webb (1958) 
Dragnet 1967 TV series (1967-1970)
Art Gilmore
Frank Morgan
TFH Guru Dana Gould
Chuck Norris
Harry Morgan
MeTV
Dragnet radio series (1949-1957)
The Cock ‘n’ Bull restaurant in Los Angeles
Broderick Crawford 
Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Tex Avery
Mad Magazine’s Dragnet parody, “Dragged Net”
Larry David
Curb Your Enthusiasm TV series (1999- )
Johnny Carson
Joseph W. Sarno
Dan’s The Complete Eightball 1-18 collection
Pussey! comic serial/graphic novel by Dan (1995)
Peter Bagge

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Sally Potter

Filmmaker Sally Potter (The Roads Not Taken, Ginger & Rosa, Orlando) discusses a few of her favorite movies with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Orlando (1992)
Look At Me (2022)
The Roads Not Taken (2020)
Singin’ In The Rain (1952) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
On The Town (1949)
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Whisky Galore! (1949) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
8 ½ (1963) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (1953)
Jules and Jim (1962) – Michael Peyser’s trailer commentary
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) – Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Persona (1966)
On The Waterfront (1954) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)
Citizen Kane (1941) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Third Man (1949) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Come And See (1985) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Cranes Are Flying (1957) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
I Am Cuba (1964)
Empire State (1965)
Wavelength (1967)
King Kong (1933)
Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
Pather Panchali (1955)
Aparajito (1956)
The World of Apu (1959)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Rocco And His Brothers (1960) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Duck Soup (1933) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Party (2017)
Stairway To Heaven a.k.a. A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
Gone To Earth a.k.a. The Wild Heart (1950) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Misfits (1961)
Blow-Up (1966) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
Sony Pictures Classics
Telluride Film Fest
Javier Bardem
Ealing Studios 
Gene Kelly
“Good Morning” song from Singing In The Rain (1952)
André Bazin
Sergei Eisenstein
Montage in cinema
The Lumière Brothers
Orson Welles
Graham Greene
The Academy Museum
Gregg Toland
Robert Krasker
Carol Reed
David O. Selznick
Trevor Howard
Joseph Cotten
Stanley Donen
Elem Klimov
Aleksei Rodionov
Tilda Swinton
The Russian Film School
Sergey Urusevsky
Mikhail Kalatozov
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Dorothea Lange
Andy Warhol
Michael Snow
Chantel Akerman
The ongoing climate crisis (and how to help)
Satyajit Ray
Charlie Chaplin
Ravi Shankar
Subrata Mitra
The Marx Brothers
The French New Wave
Michael Powell 
Emeric Pressburger 
Jack Cardiff
David Niven
Marilyn Monroe
Montgomery Clift
Clark Gable
Michaelangelo Antonioni

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Lucky McKee

Writer/Director Lucky McKee discusses a few of his favorite movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Tár (2022)
Speed Racer (2008)
The Matrix (1999)
Gloria (1980) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Old Man (2022)
Don’t Breathe (2016)
Avatar (2009)
Band of the Hand (1986)
May (2002)
The Piano (1993)
The Crying Game (1992)
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return Of The Jedi (1983)
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack Of The Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith (2005)
The Dark Crystal (1982) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Cockfighter (1974) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary
Days of Heaven (1978)
Sweetie (1989)
The Power of the Dog (2021)
Do The Right Thing (1989) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
A History Of Violence (2005)
Se7en (1995)
Straw Dogs (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review, Joe Dante’s review
Straw Dogs (2011)
The Wild Bunch (1969) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Joe Dane’s review
The Getaway (1972) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid (1973) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s review
The Woman (2011)
Peeping Tom (1960) – Allison Anders’s trailer commentary
Psycho (1960) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Stairway To Heaven a.k.a. A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
Mad Love (1935) – Rick Baker’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp (1943)
The Red Shoes (1948) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Black Narcissus (1947) – Neil LaBute’s trailer commentary
The Tales of Hoffman (1951)
The Age of Innocence (1993) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Small Back Room (1949)
I Know Where I’m Going! (1945)
Scarface (1932) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Underworld (1927)
The Salvation Hunters (1925)
A Place In The Sun (1951) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
An American Tragedy (1931)
The Scarlet Empress (1934) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Shanghai Express (1932)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Baby Face (1933) – Michael Schlesinger’s trailer commentary
Boys Don’t Cry (1999)
A Woman Under The Influence (1974)
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
Husbands (1970) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Faces (1968)
A Child Is Waiting (1963)
Electronic Labyrinth (1967)
THX 1138 (1971)
Les Mistons a.k.a. The Mischief Makers (1957)
Men (2022)
Ex Machina (2014) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Annihilation (2018)
Snatched (2017)

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
Todd Field
The Wachowskis
Stephen Lang
Salem TV series (2014-17)
Michael Mann
Cate Blanchett
Crime Story TV series (1986-88)
Lionsgate
The AMC Sunset 5 theater in Los Angeles
The Hardy Boys
Tom Sawyer
Marcel Proust
Andrew Wyeth
President Joe Biden
The Criterion Collection
Jane Campion
Indiana Jones
Michael Nyman
Holly Hunter
Monte Hellman
Terrence Malick
Sam Neill
USC Film School
John Cassavettes
Top of the Lake TV series (2013-17)
Sam Peckinpah
Susan George
John D. MacDonald
Walter Hill
Peter Bogdanovich
Michael Powell 
Martin Scorsese
Emeric Pressburger 
The TLA theater in Philadelphia
Peter Lorre
Johannes Vermeer
Josef von Sternberg 
Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich & Josef Von Sternberg At Paramount, 1930-1935 Blu-ray box set
F.W. Murnau
Alfred Hitchcock
Charlie Chaplin
The Hayes Code
Ernst Lubitsch
Barbara Stanwyck
Kimberly Peirce
The Looney Tunes
Eddie Brandt’s Saturday Matinee video store in North Hollywood
That’s All Folks: The Art of Warner Bros. Animation book (1990)
HBO Max
Buck Henry
Gena Rowlands
Masters of Horror series (2005-2007)
TFH Guru Roger Corman
TFH Guru Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro Cabinet Of Curiosities TV series (2022)
George Lucas
Francois Truffaut
Ted Turner
Alex Garland
Rory Kinnear 
Devs limited series (2020)
Jack Ketchum
Nirvana
Lucio Fulci
“The Mind and the Matter” episode of The Twilight Zone (1961)
Shelley Berman
Our second Scott Adkins podcast episode
Amy Schumer
Goldie Hawn

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Tobias Lindholm

Writer, director, show runner Tobias Lindholm discusses a few of his favorite movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Tobias Lindholm

 

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Good Nurse (2022)

1917 (2019) – Dennis Cozzalio on the films of 2109

Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary

Another Round (2020)

The Hunt (2012)

A Hijacking (2012)

A War (2015)

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)

Beat Street (1984)

Style Wars (1983)

*Saturday Night And Sunday Morning (1960)

The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner (1962)

Pretty Woman (1990) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary

*Klute (1971) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review

*A Woman Under The Influence (1974)

*One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary

The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings

*The Verdict (1982)

Tar (2022)

The Celebration (1998)

*Sea Of Love (1989)

Clockers (1995)

Taxi Driver (1976) – Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary

M (1931)

*Se7en (1995)

Citizen Kane (1941) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review

Silence of the Lambs (1991) – Allan Akush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion and 4K Blu-ray reviews

Heat (1995)

Under Fire (1983)

*The Idiots (1998)

*L’Enfant (2005)

Rosetta (1999)

Benny’s Video (1992)

East of Eden (1955) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary

Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

United 93 (2006)

Captain Phillips (2013)

Thirteen Lives (2022)
Reptilicus (1961)

The Trapped 13: How We Survived the Thai Cave (2022)

 

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!

Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Jessica Chastain

Eddie Redmayne

Borgen miniseries (2010-11)

Todd Pfeiffer 

Jim Jarmusch

Thomas Johnston 

The Coen Brothers

Jean-Luc Godard

Francois Truffaut

Alan Sillitoe

The kitchen sink realism movement 

Dogme 95

John Cassavettes

David Fincher

Mindhunter TV series (2017-2019)

Alan J. Pakula

Jody Lee Lipes

Jane Fonda

Donald Sutherland

Peter Falk

Gena Rowlands

Noah Emmerich 

SAG
Jack Nicholson

Paul Newman

Cate Blanchett

Mogens Rukov

Thomas Vinterberg 

The Paprika Steen podcast episode

Sidney Lumet

David Mamet

Our pals at Movies Unlimited!

Richard Price

The New York Yankees

Samuel L. Jackson

Ellen Barkin

“Sea of Love” by Phil Phillips (1959)

“Sea of Love” cover by Tom Waits (1989)

Hannibal Lecter

Kevin Spacey

Morgan Freeman

Gwyneth Paltrow

Brad Pitt

Michael Mann

Nick Nolte

Joanna Cassidy

Bodil Jørgensen

Lars von Trier 

The Kingdom: Exodus miniseries (2022)

Peter Aalbæk Jensen

The Swedish Film Institute

The Dardenne Brothers

Michael Haneke

The Sundance Film Festival Screenwriters Lab

Quentin Tarantino

Paul Greengrass

Tom Hanks

Ron Howard

Viggo Mortensen

Reptilicus novelization by Dean Owen (1961)

Thai Cave Rescue limited series (2022)

Scott Adkins Returns!

Iconic action star Scott Adkins (Accident Man, The Debt Collectors, Undisputed and the upcoming John Wick 4) returns to discuss a few of his favorite comedies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Day Shift (2022)
John Wick (2014)
Accident Man (2018)
Accident Man: Hitman’s Holiday (2022)
Deadpool (2016)
RRR (2022)
The Evil Dead (1981) – Fede Alvarez’s trailer commentary
Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn (1987) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary, Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Army Of Darkness (1992)
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Snatched (2017)
Snatch (2000)
Citizen Kane (1941) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Pink Panther (1963) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
A Shot In The Dark (1964) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Dumb And Dumber (1994)
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Bad Trip (2020)
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)
Airplane! (1980) – Glenn Erickson’s trailer commentary
Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary
Zero Hour! (1957)
Nuts (1987)
High Noon (1952) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Groove Tube (1974)
Tunnel Vision (1976)
Can I Do It… ’Till I Need Glasses? (1977)
Hot Shots! (1991)
Top Secret! (1984)
Time Bandits (1981) – Chris Wilkinson’s trailer commentary
Zardoz (1974) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Monty Python’s The Life Of Brian (1979) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ’Burbs Mania!
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Step Brothers (2008)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Stan and Ollie (2018)
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Aliens (1986) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
Our previous Scott Adkins podcast episode
Our JJ Perry podcast episode
TFH Guru John Sayles
Sony Pictures
Monty Python
Ray Stevenson
Sam Raimi
The Three Stooges
Video nasties
Bruce Campbell
Elvis Presley
Webber Douglas Academy Of Dramatic Art
Alec Guinness
Goldie Hawn
Amy Schumer
The Ike Barinholtz podcast episode
John Cassavetes
Walter Hill
The Pink Panther film series
Peter Sellers
Inspector Jacques Clouseau
Herbert Lom
Jim Carrey
Jeff Daniels
The Farrelly Brothers
In Living Color TV series (1990-1994)
Saturday Night Live TV series (1975- )
Eric André
Jackass TV series (2000-2001)
Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker
TFH Guru Jon Davison
Christopher Lee
Leslie Nielsen and his infamous fart machine
Police Squad TV series (1984)
Barbara Streisand
Lloyd Bridges
Jeff Bridges
Sea Hunt TV series (1958-1961)
Terry Gilliam
Sean Connery
Robin Hood
John Cleese
Tom Hanks
The American Cinematheque
Yuen Woo Ping
Stephen Chow
Sarah Chang
Will Ferrell
John C. Reilly
I’m Alan Partridge TV series (1997–2002)

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Alex Winter

Actor / Filmmaker Alex Winter joins Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss movies featuring a cog in the machine – the individual struggling to exist within the system.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s Bill and Ted character power rankings
Bill And Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)
Bill And Ted Face The Music (2020)
The Game (1997)
Showbiz Kids (2020)
The Panama Papers (2018)
Zappa (2020)
200 Motels (1971)
Modern Times (1936)
Metropolis (1927) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Avatar (2009)
Things To Come (1936) – Jesus Trevino’s trailer commentary
M (1931)
M (1951)
The Last Laugh (1924) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Brazil (1985)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness
City Lights (1931)
Goin’ Down The Road (1970)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Young And The Damned (1950)
Shock Corridor (1963) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
The Naked Kiss (1964)
Stroszek (1977)
Even Dwarves Started Small (1970)
Ikiru (1952) – Glenn Erickson’s trailer commentary
Living (2022)
Up (2009)
L’idiot (1951)
The Life of Oharu (1952)
Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary
Alphaville (1965) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Contempt (1963) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
La Jetée (1962)
12 Monkeys (1995) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Goodbye to Language (2014)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
If… (1968)
The Hospital (1971) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary,  Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Dr. Strangelove (1964) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickon’s Blu-ray review
Lolita (1962) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Seven Beauties (1975)
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Swept Away (1974)
Swept Away (2002)
Network (1976) – Chris Wilkinson’s trailer commentary
Kate Plays Christine (2016)
Christine (2016)
S.O.B. (1981) 
A Face In The Crowd (1957) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Sweet Smell of Success (1957) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Parallax View (1974) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Social Network (2010)
Three Days Of The Condor (1975) – Don Coscarelli’s trailer commentary
Deliverance (1972) – Neil LaBute’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Monty Python’s Life Of Brian (1979) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Monty Python’s The Meaning Of Life (1983)
Crimes Of The Future (2022)
Confess, Fletch (2022)
Dead For A Dollar (2022)
RRR (2022)
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ‘Burbs Mania!
A Day At The Races (1937) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
The YouTube Effect (2023)

Other Notable Items

Our new home at the Airwave Media podcast network!
TFH Guru Allan Arkush’s My Favorite Movie Year: 1975 podcast episode
TFH Guru Larry Karaszewski
Abbott and Costello
Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon 
John Brancato
Diana Serra Cary
Frank Zappa
PMRC
Fritz Lang
Charlie Chaplin
F.W. Murnau
Tod Browning
Paramount Pictures
The Shape Of Things To Come novel by H.G. Welles (1933)
Sight and Sound magazine
Alfred Hitchcock 
Fred Astaire
Faust
Akira Kurosawa
Francois Truffaut
Joseph Losey 
Giorgio Moroder
Alloy Orchestra 
Telluride Film Festival
Monty Python
Mel Brooks
Luis Bunuel
Jean Cocteau
Oliver Twist novel by Charles Dickens (1839)
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Samuel Fuller
Werner Herzog
NYU
Pixar
The Idiot novel by Fyodor Dostoyesvky (1869)
Crime And Punishment novel by Fyodor Dostoyesvky (1866)
Notes From The Underground novel by Fyodor Dostoyesvky (1864)
Bill Nighy
Kenji Mizoguchi 
Eddie Constantine 
Andrei Tarkosvky
Matt Helm
Chris Marker 
Terry Gilliam
David Lynch
James Bond
A Clockwork Orange novel by Anthony Burgess (1962)
Stanley Kubrick
Malcolm McDowell
Lindsay Anderson
Washington University
Patrick Magee
Peter Sellers
Lina Wertmüller
Erich von Stroheim
Federico Fellini
Costa-Gavras
Madonna
Sidney Lumet
Paddy Chayefsky
George C. Scott
Robert Greene
The Watergate scandal
William Holden
Champagne Sharks podcast
Matt Christman
Aaron Sorkin
Warren Beatty
Robert Duvall
Faye Dunaway
Ned Beatty
Sid Sheinberg
Jonathan Pryce 
Robert De Niro
Brave New World novel by Aldous Huxley (1931)
1984 novel by George Orwell (1949)
Terry Jones
David Cronenberg
J.G. Ballard
Walter Hill
The L.A. Times
Kristen Stewart
Beyond Fest
The American Cinematheque in Hollywood
The Marx Brothers
The Ed Solomon podcast episode

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Ethan Hawke

Actor/writer/director Ethan Hawke discusses a few of his favorite films with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Explorers (1985) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Verdict (1982)
The Color Of Money (1986) – Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary
Nobody’s Fool (1994)
Three Faces Of Eve (1957)
Mr. And Mrs. Bridge (1990)
North By Northwest (1959)
Torn Curtain (1966)
Psycho (1960) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Frenzy (1972) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Topaz (1969)
Boyhood (2014)
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Blue Collar (1978) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
First Reformed (2017) – Glenn Erickson’s trailer commentary
Taxi Driver (1976) – Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary
The Left Handed Gun (1958)
Hombre (1967)
Hud (1963)
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
The Life And Times Of Judge Roy Bean (1972) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Buffalo Bill And The Indians, Or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Outrage (1964)
Rashomon (1950) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Sound Of Music (1965)
Thunderball (1965)
You Only Live Twice (1967) – Dana Gould’s trailer commentary
Annie Hall (1977) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
Manhattan (1979)
The Dead (1987)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The Man Who Would Be King (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Slap Shot (1977)
The Sting (1973)
Dead for a Dollar (2022)
The Long Riders (1980)
The Wild Bunch (1969) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s review
The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review 
Dead Poets Society (1989)
The 400 Blows (1959) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Outsiders (1983)
Rumble Fish (1983) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Let Him Go (2020)
Dazed And Confused (1993)
American Graffiti (1973) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
The Last Picture Show (1971) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary
Targets (1968) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Paper Moon (1973) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary
What’s Up Doc? (1972) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
The Killing Fields (1984)
The Mission (1986)
Badlands (1973)
The Apostle (1997)
Tender Mercies (1983)
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
The Last Movie Star (2017)
Sharky’s Machine (1981)
Cannonball Run (1981)
Smokey And The Bandit (1977) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Hooper (1978)
Navajo Joe (1966)
Deliverance (1972) – Neil LaBute’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
The Longest Yard (1974) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary

Other Notable Items

Paul Newman
Joanne Woodward
The Last Movie Stars docuseries (2022)
Stewart Stern 
Gore Vidal
Vincent D’Onofrio
HBO
Marlon Brando
Montgomery Clift
James Dean
Marilyn Monroe
ILM
River Phoenix
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn novel by Mark Twain (1885)
Amanda Peterson
Ethan’s novel A Bright Ray of Darkness (2021)
John Hora
Live AID concert (1985)
The Academy Awards
Lauren Bacall
Mike Leigh
The Good Lord Bird miniseries (2020)
Alfred Hitchcock
TFH Guru John Landis
Universal Pictures
Lew Wasserman
Tennessee Williams
Nine Inch Nails
Trent Reznor
Elvis Presley
Viggo Mortensen 
Peter Jackson
The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-03)
Richard Linklater
Patricia Arquette
Debra Winger
Richard Gere
Paul Schrader
Ingmar Bergman
John Wayne
Arthur Penn
Martin Ritt
John Huston
Stacy Keach
John Milius
The Coen Brothers
Robert Altman
Lionsgate Pictures
Soldier of Fortune magazine (1975- )
“Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” song by B.J. Thomas (1969)
Roy Rogers
Gene Autry 
Victoria Principal 
Audie Murphy
Randolph Scott
Warren Littlefield
Walter Hill
Elia Kazan
Star Trek: The Original Series TV series (1966-1969)
The Twilight Zone TV series (1959-1964)
Pauline Kael
S.E. Hinton
Maya Hawke
Francis Ford Coppola
Mickey Rourke
Matt Dillon
Dennis Hopper
Diane Lane
Kevin Costner
Hatfields & McCoys miniseries (2012)
Yellowstone TV series (2018- )
Aerosmith
Three Sisters play by Anton Chekhov (1901)
Bob Dylan
Jeff Bridges
Peter Bogdanovich
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Cybill Shepherd
Ryan O’Neal
Tatum O’Neal
Polly Platt
All My Friends Are Going To Be Strangers by Larry McMurtry (1972)
On The Road novel by Jack Kerouac (1957)
David Puttnam 
Roland Joffé
Columbia Pictures
Sissy Spacek
Martin Sheen
Robert Duvall
Willie Nelson
Henry Thomas
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Ben Affleck
Matthew McConaughey 
TFH Guru Adam Rifkin
Burt Reynolds
Gore Vidal

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Mick Garris

Director/TFH Guru Mick Garris discusses his favorite year in film, 1986, with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Stir of Echoes (1999)

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Fly (1958) – Jesus Treviño’s trailer commentary

*The Fly (1986) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary

The Fly II (1989)

Fuzzbucket (1986)

The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings

Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness

Alien (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings

*Aliens (1986) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

The Terminator (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary

The Brood (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Scanners (1981) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary

Fast Company (1979)

Rabid (1977) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Shivers (1975)

Crimes of the Future (1970)

Crimes of the Future (2022)

Stereo (1969)

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary

Stand By Me (1986)

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Green Mile (1999)

Apt Pupil (1998)

Mission: Impossible III (2006)

This Is Spinal Tap (1984) – John Landis’s trailer commentary

The Sure Thing (1985)

The Princess Bride (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review

When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Misery (1990) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review

*Friday The 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s Friday The 13th film and soundtrack power rankings

Scream (1996) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Leonard Part 6 (1987)

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) – Mark Goldblatt’s trailer commentary

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary

*The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

Invaders From Mars (1953) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s review

Invaders From Mars (1986)

Lifeforce (1985)

Paris, Texas (1984) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary

Breathless (1983) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary

The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ’Burbs Mania

Masters of the Universe (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary

Motel Hell (1980)

Sleepwalkers (1992) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary

*From Beyond (1986) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review

Dolls (1987)

Re-Animator (1985) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review

Maniac (1934)

Calamity Jane (1953) – Stuart Gordon’s trailer commentary

*Big Trouble In Little China (1986) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary

Explorers (1985) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

*Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)

Midnight Cowboy (1969) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

*Blue Velvet (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review

Dune (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Eraserhead (1977) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary

The Elephant Man (1980) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review

Mulholland Drive (2001) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review and 4K Criterion Blu-ray review

The Fabelmans (2022)

*Something Wild (1986) – Dennis Lehane’s trailer commentary

Working Girl (1988) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary

*Manhunter (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary

The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review and 4K Blu-ray review  

Red Dragon (2002)

Parasite (1982) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Q: The Winged Serpent (1982) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary

Blazing Saddles (1974) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s Blazing Saddles Thanksgiving

*Absolute Beginners (1986)

*52 Pick-Up (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan (1982)

*Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

Time After Time (1979) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Pearl (2022)

*The Color Of Money (1986) – Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary

The Hustler (1961) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary

Top Gun (1986)

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

*Hannah And Her Sisters (1986)

 

Other Notable Items

Mick’s previous podcast episode

David Hedison a.k.a. Al Hedison

Mike Connors a.k.a. Touch Connors

The Disney Channel

AVCO Embassy Pictures

Universal Studios

David Cronenberg

Charles Edward Pogue

Jeff Goldblum

Geena Davis

Mel Brooks

The Hollywood Theater in Los Angeles

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Hollywood

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame novel by Victor Hugo (1831)

William Malone

Different Seasons novella collection by Stephen King (1982)

Bill Warren

Tom Cruise

Ian McKellen

Rob Reiner

John Cusack

River Phoenix

Tom McLoughlin 

Ron Palillo 

Welcome Back Kotter TV series (1975-79)

Wes Craven

The Friday The 13th franchise

Daniel Waters

L.A. Film Festival

TFH Guru Illeana Douglas

TFH Guru John Landis

James Bond

Tobe Hooper

Cannon Films

L.M. Kit Carson 

Karen Black

Hunter Carson

Caroline Williams
Bill Moseley 

Dennis Hopper

Mathilda May

Bernard Quatermass 

Jean-Luc Godard

TFH Guru Roger Corman

TFH Guru Stuart Gordon

H.P. Lovecraft

Ed Naha

Jeffrey Combs

Barbara Crampton

Organic Theater Company in Chicago

Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago

Black Cat episode of Masters of Horror (2007)

Dwain Esper

Re-Animator: The Musical (2011)

Nevermore: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe one-man play (2011)

The Steve Allen Theater in Los Angeles

“Thriller” music video by Michael Jackson (1983)

Doris Day

John Carpenter

Kurt Russell

Paramount Pictures

John McNaughton

Michael Rooker

Clive Barker

Tom Towles 

Henry Lee Lucas

David Lynch

Dino De Laurentiis

Our pals at Movies Unlimited

Richard Matheson

Du-par’s restaurant in Los Angeles

Dan Hedaya

Robert Forster

The Angriest Dog In The World comic by David Lynch (1983-1992)

Steven Spielberg

John Ford

Jonathan Demme

Ray Liotta

Melanie Griffith

Brian Cox

Hannibal Lecter

Michael Mann

Spy Magazine Dino De Laurentiis article

Red Dragon novel by Thomas Harris (1981)

Tom Noonan

TCL Chinese Theaters in Los Angeles

Julien Temple

David Bowie

Ray Davies

The Kinks

John Frankenheimer

John Glover

Roy Scheider

Ann-Margret

Elmore Leonard

Cinefamily

Clarence Williams

Star Trek film series

Nicolas Meyer

Leonard Nimoy

Robert Wise

Star Trek: The Original Series TV series (1966-1969)

TFH Guru Ti West

Martin Scorsese

Tom Cruise

Paul Newman

Nicole Kidman’s AMC trailer (2021)

The Los Angeles Times

John Waters’s movie theater “anti-smoking” PSA

Michael Caine

Woody Allen

Mia Farrow

Max Von Sydow

TFH Guru Josh Olson’s My Favorite Movie Year: 1992 podcast episode

TFH Guru Allan Arkush’s My Favorite Movie Year: 1975 podcast episode

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Allan Arkush

Director/TFH Guru Allan Arkush discusses his favorite year in film, 1975, with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Rules of the Game (1939)
Le Boucher (1970)
Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)
Topaz (1969)
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary
The Innocents (1961) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
The Earrings of Madame De… (1953)
Rope (1948) – Darren Bousman’s trailer commentary
Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
The Awful Truth (1937) – Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Duck Soup (1933) – John Landis’s trailer commentary 
Going My Way (1944)
Nashville (1975) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Dan Perri’s trailer commentary 
M*A*S*H (1970)
Shampoo (1975) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Bonnie And Clyde (1967) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Nada Gang (1975)
Get Crazy (1983) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Night Moves (1975) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
Serpico (1973) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Murder On The Orient Express (1974)
Network (1976) – Chris Wilkinson’s trailer commentary
Prince of the City (1979) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Verdict (1982)
The Passenger (1975)
Suspiria (1977) – Edgar Wright’s U.S. and international trailer commentaries, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Tommy (1975) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, TFH’s Shark Attack At Hero Complex Gallery piece
Scarface (1983) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
White Line Fever (1975)  – Jonathan Kaplan’s trailer commentary
Billy Jack (1971)
Death Race 2000 (1975) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Submersion of Japan a.k.a. Tidal Wave (1975)
Big Bad Mama (1974)
Earthquake (1974) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Avalanche (1978)
Darktown Strutters a.k.a. Get Down And Boogie (1975) – David DeCoteau’s trailer commentary
Crazy Mama (1975)
Manila Models a.k.a. Cover Girl Models (1975)
Foxtrot (1976)
Summer School Teachers (1974)
The Story Of Adele H (1975)
Amarcord (1974) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
The Atomic Submarine (1959)
Rocketship X-M (1950)
Deathsport (1978)
Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Saturday matinee recap
Shadow of Chinatown (1936)
Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Mesa of Lost Women (1953)
The Death Kiss (1932)
Murder By Television (1935)
A Hard Day’s Night (1964) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
This Island Earth (1955) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The War of the Worlds (1953) – Rick Baker’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Island of Lost Souls (1932) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Things To Come (1936) – Jesus Treviño’s trailer commentary
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Forbidden Planet (1956) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary
Five Million Years To Earth a.k.a. Quatermass And The Pit (1967) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary
The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1967)
Barry Lyndon (1975) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
The Wicker Man (1973) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Duel In The Sun (1946) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Hollywood Or Bust (1956)

Other Notable Items

Jean-Pierre Melville
Claude Chabrol
Only Murders In The Building TV series (2021- )
Steve Martin
Martin Short
Chevy Chase
Michael Chapman
Edith Head
Alfred Hitchcock
Fidel Castro
Our Genndy Tartakovsky podcast episode
Our Halina Reijn podcast episode
Josh’s Best of 1992 episode
Primal TV series (2019- )
Aaron LaPlante
The Twilight Zone TV series (1959-1964)
Sam & Dave
Sha Na Na
Joey Ramone
Johnny Ramone
James Stewart
Leo McCarey 
Beulah Bondi 
The Pacific Theater in Los Angeles
The Grove
Robert Altman
Hal Ashby
Sidney Lumet
“I’m Easy” song by Keith Carradine
Lily Tomlin
Steve Earle & The Dukes
Warren Beatty
Robert Towne
Jack Warden
William Castle
Lee Grant
Tony Bill
Carrie Fisher
Julie Christie
Arthur Penn
“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” song by The Beatles (1967)
“Manic Depression” song by The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
Ross Macdonald 
Alan Sharp
Melanie Griffith
Jennifer Warren
Gene Hackman
Éric Rohmer
Dede Allen
John Cazale
Al Pacino
MGM
Ken Russell
Ann-Margret
Tina Turner
Elton John
Pete Townshend
The Who
Roger Daltry
The Fillmore East in New York
“See Me, Feel Me” song by The Who (1969)
“Summertime Blues” song by Eddie Cochrane (1959)
Bill Graham
The Rainbow Theatre in London
Peter Sellers
Steven Spielberg
TFH Guru Mick Garris
TFH Guru Adam Rifkin
L.A. Live
TFH Guru Mark Goldblatt
Robert Shaw
Richard Dreyfuss
Roy Scheider
Fred Dekker
TFH Guru Jonathan Kaplan
Paul Bartel
Jan-Michael Vincent
Kay Lenz 
Don Porter
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Sylvester Stallone
David Carradine
Lorne Green
Raymond Burr
Andrew Meyer
Marvin Miller
Rock Hudson
Mike Finnell
“What You See Is What You Get” song by The Dramatics (1971)
Richard Pryor
Colonel Sanders 
Trina Parks 
Jonathan Demme
Cloris Leachman
Arturo Ripstein
Peter O’Toole
Charlotte Rampling
Max Von Sydow
Barbara Peters
TFH Guru Amy Holden Jones
The Resident TV series (2018- )
Charles B. Griffith
Jack Rabin
Harry Alan Towers 
Sax Rohmer
George Nader
Shirley Eaton
Frankie Avalon
American International Pictures
The Gordon/Showcase Theater in Los Angeles
Abraxas Films
Ship’s Coffee Shop in Los Angeles
Cecille B. DeMille
The Academy Museum
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Hollywood High School
Drive-In Of The Damned radio trailer archive

This list is also available on Movies Unlimited and Letterboxd.

Genndy Tartakovsky

Animation legend Genndy Tartakovsky joins Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss his favorite silent sequences from great movies.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Infested (2002)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) – John Badham’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray reviews
Once Upon A Time In The West (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Birds (1963) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1966) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray reviews
Conan The Barbarian (1982)
Conan The Destroyer (1984)
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
The Party (1968) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary
The Pink Panther (1963) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
The Great Race (1965)
Sorcerer (1977) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
The Exorcist (1973) – Oren Pelli’s trailer commentary
Star Wars (1977)
The Train (1964) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Rififi (1955)
Thief (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Fixed (TBD)
The Third Man (1949) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s trailer commentary
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003) – Michael Schlesinger’s trailer commentary
Papillon (1973)
Papillon (2017)
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
The Longest Day (1962) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Thunderball (1965)
The Fast And The Furious (2001)
Joe Versus The Volcano (1990) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2022)

Other Notable Items

Nicolas Cage
Dexter’s Laboratory TV series (1996-2003)
Samurai Jack TV series (2001-2004, 2017)
Powerpuff Girls TV series (1998-2005)
Our Amber A’Lee Frost podcast episode
Primal TV series (2019- )
HBO Max
Blood, Sweat & Chrome The Wild and True Story of Mad Max: Fury Road book (2022)
Tex Avery
Hanna-Barbera
MGM
Popeye The Sailor TV series (1960-1963)
Sergio Leone
Ennio Morricone
Bernard Hermann
Clint Eastwood
John Milius
Mako
The Coen Brothers
Sam Raimi
Leon Schlesinger 
Fred Quimby 
Charles Durning
The Cinerama Dome
Blake Edwards
Peter Sellers
James Bond
Adam Sandler
Steven Spielberg
The Pink Panther
Bugs Bunny
The Inspector
Richard Williams
Tom and Jerry
The Smurfs TV series (1981-1989)
William Friedkin
The American Cinematheque
John Frankenheimer
Arthur Penn
James Caan
Alley Oop comic strip (1933- )
Calvin and Hobbes comic strip by Bill Watterson (1985-1995)
Agnes Varda
Sony Pictures
New Line Cinema
Steve McQueen
Jon Favreau
George Miller
The Mandalorian TV series (2019- )

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Halina Reijn

Writer / Director / Actor Halina Reijn discusses some of her favorite movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

RRR (2022)
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
Gothic (1986)
Warlock (1989)
Annie (1982)
Midsommar (2019) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2019 year-end movie roundup
Bambi (1942) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Annie (2014)
A Woman Under The Influence (1974)
Husbands (1970) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Opening Night (1977)
The Piano Teacher (2001) – Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Black Book (2006)
Elle (2016) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review, Dennis Cozzalio’s 2016 year-end movie roundup
The Fourth Man (1983)
Basic Instinct (1992) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Showgirls (1995)
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Fatal Attraction (1987) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
9 ½ Weeks (1986)
Fifty Shades Of Grey (2015)
365 Days (2020)
A History Of Violence (2005)
Last Tango In Paris (1972) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Chinatown (1974) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary
Marathon Man (1976)
The Abyss (1989)
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Scarface (1932) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Scarface (1983) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Face/Off  (1997)
Scent Of A Woman (1992)
And Justice For All (1979)
The Devil’s Advocate (1997)
Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Cries And Whispers (1972) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Persona (1966)
Turkish Delight (1973)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Nell (1994)
Little Man Tate (1991)
Phantom Thread (2017) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Lord of the Flies (1963) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Mean Girls (2004)
Clue (1985) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
Don’s Plum (2001)
National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)
Sixteen Candles (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Heathers (1988) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary

Other Notable Items

Our S. S. Rajamouli podcast episode
Bollywood cinema
Tollywood cinema
Pete Davidson
Kim Kardashian
Halina’s spoiler-laden Vanity Fair interview 
Ken Russell
Lord Byron
Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus novel by Mary Shelley (1818)
Dracula novel by Bram Stoker (1897) 
Gabriel Byrne 
Julian Sands
Aileen Quinn
Ari Aster
Rudolf Steiner
Ivo van Hove 
Carice van Houten
Game of Thrones TV series (2011-2019)
Man Up Film
John Cassavettes
Hamlet play by William Shakespeare (1601)
Gena Rowlands
Michael Haneke
Isabelle Huppert
Oscar Wilde
Marlon Brando
Roman Polanski
Maria Schneider
Dustin Hoffman
Laurence Olivier
James Cameron
Ed Harris
Mike Nichols
Elizabeth Taylor
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? play by Edward Albee (1962)
Al Pacino
Michelle Pfeiffer
Brian De Palma
Ingmar Bergman
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Francois Truffaut
Federico Fellini
John Carpenter
Howard Hawks
Orson Welles
Rutger Hauer
John Malkovich
Glenn Close
Stephen Frears
Robert Wise
Les Liaisons Dangereuses novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1782)
Les Liaisons Dangereuses play by Christopher Hampton (1985)
Mel Gibson
Kevin Costner
Clint Easwood
Jodie Foster
Stephen King
Daniel Day-Lewis
Agatha Christie
Leonardo DiCaprio
Tobey Maguire
Mark Lester 
John Hughes
Molly Ringwald’s New Yorker article on reassessing John Hughes
Daniel Waters

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The Best of 1992

Josh Olson shares his top 10 movies from his favorite movie year, 1992, with Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Star Wars (1977)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)
Thief (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Manhunter (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Last Of The Mohicans (1936)
The Player (1992) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Popeye (1980)
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Quintet (1979)
​HealtH (1980)
Come Back To the Five And Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Secret Honor (1984)
The Graduate (1967) – Neil LaBute’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Touch Of Evil (1958) – Howard Rodman’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Dead Alive a.k.a. Braindead (1992) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary
Meet The Feebles (1989) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001)
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
King Kong (1933)
King Kong (2005)
They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Forgotten Silver (1995)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
City On Fire (1987)
Blood And Concrete (1991)
Léolo (1992)
Un Zoo La Nuit (1987) 
One False Move (1992) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Nowhere To Run (1989)
Devil In A Blue Dress (1995) – Glenn Erickson’s Twilight Time, Powerhouse Indicator, and Criterion Blu-ray reviews
A Rage in Harlem (1991)
The Gift (2000)
Evil Dead (1981) – Fede Alvarez’s trailer commentary
Traveller (1997) 
Sling Blade (1996)
Under Siege (1992)
Passion Fish (1992)
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Gas Food Lodging (1992) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Man From Laramie (1955)
Deep Cover (1992) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid (1973) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s review
Unforgiven (1992)
A History Of Violence (2005)
The Bridges Of Madison County (1995)
Tombstone (1993) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Mystic River (2003)
J. Edgar (2011)
Changeling (2008)
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Hereafter (2010)
The Mule (2018) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2018 year-end review 
A Perfect World (1993)
Absolute Power (1997)
True Crime (1999)
Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil (1997)
Space Cowboys (2000)
Blood Work (2002)
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Flags Of Our Fathers (2006)
Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
Gran Torino (2008)
Invictus (2009)
Richard Jewell (2019)
Matinee (1993)
Husbands And Wives (1992)
Shadows And Fog (1991)

Other Notable Items

Steven Spielberg
Bill Clinton
George H.W. Bush
Ronald Reagan
The Watergate scandal
James Foley
David Mamet
Mario Bava
Giallo
Rob Reiner
Al Pacino
Jack Lemmon
Michael Theobald
Alec Baldwin
Batman
The Justice League
Michael Mann
James Caan
TCL Chinese Theatres
The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative Of 1757 novel by James Fenimore Cooper (1826)
Mark Twain’s takedown of James Fenimore Cooper
The American Cinematheque
Michael Tolkin 
Robert Altman
The Criterion Channel
Jack Lemmon
Harry Belafonte
Burt Reynolds
Army Archerd
Lyle Lovett
Greta Scacchi
Stephen Tolkin
Two Bunch Palms
Al Capone
Peter Jackson
The Lord Of The Rings trilogy (2001-2003)
Halo video game franchise (2001- )
King Kong
Godzilla
Get Back miniseries (2021)
Quentin Tarantino
Roger Avary
The Video Archives Podcast
Billy Zane
Jeffrey Reiner
The Velvet Underground
The New Beverley Cinema
Jean-Claude Lauzon 
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Roger Ebert
Gene Siskel
Siskel & Ebert & The Movies TV series (1986-2010, under various monikers)
Carl Franklin
TFH Guru Roger Corman
TFH Guru Julie Corman
David Carradine
Jason Priestley
Denzel Washington
Billy Bob Thornton
Bill Paxton
Sam Raimi
Keanu Reeves
Steven Seagal
TFH Guru John Sayles
Dale Launer 
TFH Guru Allison Anders
Kevin Smith
Steven Soderbergh
Don’t Look and It Won’t Hurt novel by Richard Peck (1972)
Brooke Adams
Ione Skye 
Fairuza Balk
Chris Mulkey 
James Brolin
TFH Guru Bill Duke
Laurence Fishburne
Jeff Goldblum
Roger Guenveur Smith 
Charles Martin Smith
Clarence Williams III
Gregory Sierra 
The Criterion Collection
David Cronenberg
William Hurt
Viggo Mortensen
Clint Eastwood
Francis Ford Coppola
J. Edgar Hoover
Leonardo DiCaprio
Blackbird miniseries (2022)
Paul Walter Hauser
Woody Allen
Jodie Foster

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Eric Kripke

Showrunner Eric Kripke (The Boys, Supernatural) joins podcast hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss a few of his favorite films.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Piranha (1978) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
My Octopus Teacher (2020)
The Evil Dead (1983) – Fede Alvarez’s trailer commentary
Evil Dead II (1987) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary, Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Meet The Feebles (1989) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary
Dead Alive a.k.a. Braindead (1992) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary
Bad Taste (1987) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
Infested (2002)
Super (2010)
Forrest Gump (1994)
The Hidden (1987) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
UHF (1989)
Fat Guy Goes Nutzoid (1986)
The Dead Pit (1989)
Batgirl (2022) – Unreleased film
The Fantastic Four (1994) – Unreleased film
His Girl Friday (1940) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Front Page (1931) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Casablanca (1942) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Rocky (1976)
Miller’s Crossing (1990) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Heathers (1989) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Network (1976) – Chris Wilkinson’s trailer commentary
Innerspace (1987)
Brazil (1985)
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (1947)
Minority Report (2002)
Dr. Strangelove (1964) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Cape Fear (1991) – Illeana Douglas’s trailer commentary
The Shining (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Bronco Billy (1980)
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

Prince Charles
Princess Diana
Queen Elizabeth II
TV Guide
A Clockwork Orange novel by Anthony Burgess
Mad Magazine
The Boys TV series (2019- )
The Boys comic book series by Garth Ennis (2006-2012)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel TV series (2017- )
Anthony Starr
Banshee TV series (2013-2016)
Jonathan Tropper podcast episode
Adam McKay
Steven Spielberg
Franklin Park Cinemas in Toledo, OH
Polly Holliday
Harry Carey Jr.
John Ford
Phoebe Cates
Hawaii Five-O TV series (2010-2020)
Sam Raimi
Scott Spiegel 
Peter Jackson
Bugs Bunny
Dr. Pimple Popper TV series (2018- )
Fangoria
James Gunn
Rainn Wilson 
Liv Tyler
Nathan Fillion
Blockbuster
Netflix
Kyle MacLachlan
Michael Nouri
Jack Sholder
Weird Al Yankovic
James Aubrey
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Our pals at Movies Unlimited
Deadwood TV series (2004-2006)
Supernatural TV series (2005-2020)
Amazon
Rosalind Russell 
Adolphe Menjou
Pat O’Brien
Howard Hawks
Ralph Bellamy
Sylvester Stallone
The Coen Brothers
Daniel Waters
TFH Guru Michael Lehmann
Christian Slater
South By Southwest Film & TV Festival
Jack Nicholson
Seth Rogen
George Carlin
Paddy Chayefsky
Ned Beatty
Rod Serling
Amazing Stories TV series (1985-1987)
The Twilight Zone TV series revival (1985-1989)
William Friedkin
Martin Scorsese
Clint Eastwood
Burt Reynolds
Tracey Walter 
Dalton Cathey
Jack Quaid
Meg Ryan
Dennis Quaid
Sid Sheinberg
Terry Gilliam
Jonathan Pryce
Katherine Helmond 
Robert De Niro
Sting
Tom Cruise
The Beacham Theatre in New York City
Stanley Kubrick
Peter Sellers
George C. Scott
Scatman Crothers
Peter Bull
Reacher TV series (2022- )

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S.S. Rajamouli

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
Netflix
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
Django
Indiana Jones
Steven Spielberg
Richard Pryor

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JJ Perry

Stuntman J.J. Perry, director of Day Shift, joins hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss his favorite action flicks.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

You Only Live Twice (1967) – Dana Gould’s trailer commentary
From Russia With Love (1963) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Day Shift (2022)
Big Trouble In Little China (1986) – Mike Mendez’s trailer commentary
The Lost Boys (1987) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Fright Night (1986) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
The Evil Dead (1983) – Fede Alvarez’s trailer commentary
Zombieland (2009)
Traffic (2000)
Spectral (2016)
Spectre (2015)
The Exorcist (1973) – Oren Peli’s trailer commentary
Enter The Dragon (1973) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
The Way of the Dragon a.k.a. Return of the Dragon (1972) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Rocky (1976)
Rocky II (1979)
Rocky III (1982)
Rocky IV (1985)
Rocky V (1990)
Creed (2015)
Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006)
The Tournament (2009)
The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
F9: The Fast Saga (2021)
Samaritan (2022)
Safe (2012)
Warrior (2011)
Police Story (1985) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Project A (1983)
Armour of God (1986)
Tango And Cash (1989)
Rapid Fire (1992)
The Killer (1989)
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
Hard Boiled (1992)
John Wick (2014)
The Matrix (1999)
Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (2003)
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Oldboy (2003)
Oldboy (2013)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
The Warriors (1979)
Bullet To The Head (2012)
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Spy (2015)
Die Hard (1988)
Star Wars (1977)
The Terminator (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
The Dead Pool (1988) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
State of Grace (1990)
Black Rain (1989)
The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
O Brother Where Art Thou? (2000)
Point Break (1991) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
John Wick: Chapter 4 (2023)
Thrilla In Manilla (TBD)

 

Other Notable Items

James Bond
Sean Connery
Robert Shaw
The Village Theater in Westwood
Ang Lee
Quentin Tarantino
Steven Soderbergh
John McTiernan
Chad Stahelski
David Leitch
Bruce Lee
Jackie Chan
Jet Li
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Steven Seagal
Chuck Norris
Walker, Texas Ranger TV series (1993-2001)
Robert Wall
The Scott Adkins podcast episode
Ryan Reynolds
Sylvester Stallone
Burgess Meredith
Carl Weathers
Jason Statham
The Boaz Yakin podcast episode
Tom Hardy
Joel Edgerton
Charlie Chaplin
Buster Keaton
The Laemmle Monica FIlm Center in Santa Monica
John Woo
Keanu Reeves
Tony Jaa
Robin Shou
Park Chan-wook
Spike Lee
Jonathan Demme
Walter Hill
Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali 
WETA Digital
Paul Feig
Jamie Foxx
Dave Franco
Snoop Dogg
The Fox Tower (a.k.a. Nakatomi Plaza)
Clint Eastwood
Jan de Bont
Toby Oliver
Netflix

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Sterlin Harjo

Sterlin Harjo, co-creator of FX’s Reservation Dogs, discusses a few of his favorite movies with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Mekko (2015)
Boy (2010)
Cool Hand Luke (1967) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Being There (1979) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
A Woman Under The Influence (1974)
Husbands (1970) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Stand By Me (1986)
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Princess Bride (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Friday (1995)
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Dead Man (1995)
Powwow Highway (1989)
Airplane! (1980) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Ghost Dog: Way Of The Samurai (1999)
Stalker (1979) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Come And See (1985) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review 
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Rashomon (1950) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Stroszek (1977)
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016)
Heartworn Highways (1976)
A Poem Is a Naked Person (2015)
Love And Fury (2020)
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (2017)
Barton Fink (1991)

Other Notable Items

TFH Guru Allison Anders
Tiffany Anders
Reservation Dogs TV series (2021- )
Taika Waititi
Dallas Goldtooth
Harlan Ellison
Frank Pierson
The Cuts With Sterlin Harjo 
Joy Harjo
Louise Erdrich
Hal Ashby
Yellowstone TV series (2018- )
Chief Dan George
Gary Farmer
Paulina Alexis
John Cassavettes
Garrett Hedlund
Peter Falk
Circle Cinema in Tulsa, OK
Gena Rowlands
Rob Reiner
Rob Schneider
Stephen King
The Ben Stiller Show TV series (1992-1995)
Oliver Stone
The “Olive Stone Land” sketch on The Ben Stiller Show
Haskell Wexler
Will Sampson
Miloš Forman
Jack Nicholson
Jim Jarmusch
Johnny Depp
William Blake
Wes Studi
Robert Stack
The Lakota People
The Powwow Highway novel by David Seals (1983)
Sweet Medicine novel by David Seals (1992)
Zahn McClarnon
Andrei Tarkovsky 
The Lincoln Center in New York City
The Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles
Akira Kurosawa
Werner Herzog
Les Blank
Leon Russell
Townes Van Zandt
Waylon Jennings
Willie Nelson
Outlaw Country
Steve Earle
Guy Clark
“Waiting Around To Die” song by Townes Van Zandt (1968)
Netflix
Heartworn Highways 40th Anniversary Soundtrack box set (2016)
“Elijah’s Church” song by Steve Earle (1976)
“Rumble” song by Link Wray & The Wraymen (1958)
Jim Thorpe
The legendary Carlisle Indian Football Team
FX

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Anita Rocha da Silveira

Writer/Director Anita Rocha da Silveira discusses a few of her favorite films with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Medusa (2022)
Switchblade Sisters (1975) – Jack Hill’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Blue Velvet (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review 
Mulholland Drive (2001) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Clueless (1995)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
All That Jazz (1979) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies (1964)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) – Darren Lynn Bousman’s trailer commentary
Last Night In Soho (2021)
Carrie (1976) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Suspiria (1977) – Edgar Wright’s American and international trailer commentaries, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Kill Me Please (2015)
Blood and Black Lace (1964) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentaries, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Suspiria (2018)
The Virgin Suicides (1999) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Somewhere (2010)
Goodfellas (1990) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Age of Innocence (1993) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974)
The Irishman (2019) – Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Get Out (2017)
Us (2019)
Nope (2022)
Rear Window (1954) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Vertigo (1958) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Brian Trenchard-Smith’s personal view, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Millennium Mambo (2001)

Other Notable Items

The Angelika Film Center in New York
The Laemmle NoHo 7 in Los Angeles
The Alamo Drafthouse in Los Angeles
David Lynch
Roy Orbison
Jane Austen
Brittany Murphy
Alicia Silverstone
Bob Fosse
Roy Scheider
Shazam
“House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals (1964)
Siouxsie and the Banshees
TFH Guru Edgar Wright
Dario Argento
Sissy Spacek
Giallo
Mario Bava
Sofia Coppola
Stephen Dorff
Chateau Marmont
Twin Peaks TV series (1990-91, 2017)
Netflix
Lorraine Bracco
Martin Scorsese
Key and Peele TV series (2012-2015)
Jordan Peele 
Alfred Hitchcock
James Stewart
François Truffaut
Jean-Luc Godard
Hou Hsiao-hsien

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Dean Fleischer-Camp

Marcel The Shell With Shoes On director/co-writer/co-editor Dean Fleischer-Camp discusses some of his favorite movies with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (2022)
Marcel The Shell With Shoes On (2010)
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) 
San Andreas (2015)
Airplane! (1980) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Ghost (1990)
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)
Beetlejuice (1988) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Batman (1989)
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Batman Returns (1992) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Ed Wood (1994)
Mars Attacks (1996)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Planet of the Apes (2001)
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
8 ½ (1963) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Westworld (1973) – Ed Neumeier’s trailer commentary
Robocop (1987) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray reviews
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Alien (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Aliens (1986) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Mummy (1932) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Night of the Living Dead (1968) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Day For Night (1973) – Neil LaBute’s trailer commentary
Small Change (1976) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary
Taking Off (1971)
Amadeus (1984) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Dirty Harry (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Ruthless People (1986)
The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad! (1988)
Paprika (2006)
Inception (2010)
Black Swan (2010)
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Minions: The Rise Of Gru (2022)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness
Piranha (1978) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Critters (1986)
Mon Oncle (1958)
Playtime (1967)
Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday (1953)
The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
Marty (1953)
Marty (1955) – J.D. Lifshitz’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Patterns (1956) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Requiem For A Heavyweight (1962)
12 Angry Men (1957)
Small Soldiers (1998)
The Dirty Dozen (1967) – Ed Neumeier’s trailer commentary
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Innerspace (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Company of Strangers (1990)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003) – Michael Schlesinger’s trailer commentary

Other Notable Items

Quentin Tarantino
Pixar
Ryan Reynolds
John Cena
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Jenny Slate
Lesley Stahl
Jerry Zucker
Tim Burton
Daniel Waters
TFH Guru Larry Karaszewski
Scott Alexander
Sam Kinison
George Miller
Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of Mad Max: Fury Road book by Kyle Buchanan (2022)
Jack Nicholson
Yul Brynner
Sigmund Freud
Federico Fellini
Love Island TV series (2015- )
Francois Truffaut
Todd McCarthy
Milos Forman
Janus Films
The Czech New Wave
Vincent Schiavelli
Eerie, Indiana TV series (1991-1992)
HBO
Whoopi Goldberg
Patrick Swayze
Satoshi Kon
Darren Aronofsky
The Chiodo Brothers
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Jacques Tati
Mr. Bean
Rowan Atkinson
Man vs. Bee miniseries (2022)
Westworld TV series (2016- )
Scenes From A Marriage miniseries (1973)
Ingmar Bergman
Berlin Alexanderplatz miniseries (1980)
Slow Horses TV series (2022- )
Gary Oldman
TFH Guru Dennis Lehane
Black Bird TV series (2022- )
The Old Man TV series (2022- )
Jeff Bridges
John Lithgow
Netflix
War And Peace novel by Leo Tolstoy (1869)
Charles Dickens
Rod Steiger
Ernest Borgnine
Martin Scorsese
George Kennedy
Jim Brown 
Richard Jaeckel
The Martin Short podcast episode
Only Murders In The Building TV series (2021- )
Steve Martin
The Los Angeles Times
Cynthia Scott
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Jenny Slate 
Nick Paley
Kermit The Frog
Isabella Rossellini
Bugs Bunny
Daffy Duck
Amblin Entertainment
Universal Pictures
Focus Features

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Mike Finnell

Producer Mike Finnell (Joe Dante’s long time producing partner) joins Josh and Joe to discuss a few of his favorite movies.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Avalanche (1978)
Airport (1970)
Earthquake (1974) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Matinee (1993) – Illeana Douglas’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Deceived (1991) 
Newsies (1992)
Milk Money (1994)
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary 
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, TFH’s 30th anniversary celebration
Explorers (1985) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Innerspace (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ’Burbs Mania
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Small Soldiers (1998)
A Matter of Life and Death (1946) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Red Shoes (1948) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Peeping Tom (1960) – Allison Anders’s Blu-ray review
The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Bambi (1942) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
King Kong (1933)
Godzilla (1954) – Don Coscarelli’s trailer commentary
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1957)
First Man Into Space (1959)
Doctor Who And The Daleks (1965)
Teenagers From Outer Space (1959) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes (1963) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Madigan (1968) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Charley Varrick (1973) – Josh Olson and Howard Rodman’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Dennis Cozzalio’s Blu-ray review
The Lineup (1958) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Dirty Harry (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary 
The Beguiled (1971) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The Beguiled (2017)
Riot In Cell Block 11 (1954) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
The Killers (1964) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Bullitt (1968) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
Closely Watched Trains (1966)
The Big Heat (1953) – Jonathan Kaplan’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Psycho (1960) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Phantom (1996)
The Cotton Club (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Great Escape (1963) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review and 4K Blu-ray review
Ben-Hur (1959) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Horror of Dracula (1958) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Hemo The Magnificent (1957)
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) – Bill Duke’s trailer commentary, John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Mole People (1956) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

TFH Guru Roger Corman
TFH Guru Allan Arkush
Rock Hudson
Mia Farrow
Bob’s Big Boy
Paul Rapp
Lewis Teague
TFH Guru Jonathan Kaplan
Tara Strohmeier 
Goldie Hawn
Newsies stage play (2011- )
Ed Harris
Melanie Griffith
Frank Marshall
Kathleen Kennedy
Rembrant
Universal Pictures
Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger
American Cinema book by Andrew Sarris (1968)
Alfred Hitchcock
Orson Welles
The Criterion Collection
Roger Livesey
Million Dollar Movie TV series (1955-1966)
Marshall Thompson
Bela Lugosi
Ed Wood
Charles B. Griffith
Don Siegel
Eli Wallach
Walter Wanger
Leo Gordon
Neville Brand
Angie Dickinson
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Richard Widmark
Henry Fonda
Jiří Menzel 
Alexander Scourby
Fritz Lang
The Warner Cinerama Theater in New York
2001: A Space Odyssey novel by Arthur C. Clarke
David Lynch
Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece by Michael Benson
Twin Peaks TV series (1990-91, 2017)
Stanley Kubrick
Otto Preminger
Steve McQueen
Lalo Schifrin
The Offer miniseries (2022)
Matthew Goode
Robert Evans
Pope John Paul II
Sharon Stone
Roger Moore
Rod Steiger
Patrick McGoohan
Paramount Pictures
David Zaslav
Baywatch TV series (1989-1999)
Baywatch Nights TV series (1995-1997)
The Mirisch Company 
NYU
Christopher Lee
Ben Turpin
Castle Films
Abbott and Costello
Woody Woodpecker
Dino De Laurentiis
Robert Armstrong
Fay Wray
Faye Dunaway
Frank Capra
Frank Capra Jr.
AVCO Embassy
Richard Carlson
Frank C. Baxter 
Bill Nye
Kevin McCarthy
Charles Haas 
Cathy Moriarty
John Goodman
The Castro Theater in San Francisco

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Mailbag

Josh Olson and Joe Dante answer fan questions and comments.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy (1955) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Monster A-Go-Go (1965) 
Infested (2002)
Straw Dogs (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review, Joe Dante’s review
Straw Dogs (2011)
Mississippi Burning (1988)
The Ghost And Mrs. Muir (1947) – Axelle Carolyn’s trailer commentary
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Bad Boy Bubby (1993) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Mummy (1932) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
The Mummy (1999)
The Howling (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Slappy And The Stinkers (1998)
Casper (1995)
Invisible Man (2020)
The Invisible Man (1933) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Robot Monster (1953) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
The Stewardesses (1969)
The Hole (2012) – Joe Dante’s US, Italian, British trailer commentaries, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Love (2015)
Cave Of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
McCabe And Mrs. Miller (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Nashville (1975) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Dan Perri’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
The Thing (1982) – Jesus Treviño’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Perfect (1985)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003) – Michael Schlesinger’s trailer commentary
Space Jam (1996)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)
RRR (2022)
Lancelot du Lac (1974)
Funeral In Berlin (1966) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Billion Dollar Brain (1967) – Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
The Exorcist (1973) – Oren Peli’s trailer commentary
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Long Wait (1954)
I, The Jury (1953)
I, The Jury (1982)
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1957)
The Room (2003)
The Apple (1980) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Beyond The Valley of The Dolls (1970) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Walk Hard (2007)
Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
Matinee (1993) – Illeana Douglas’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Shock Corridor (1963) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
The Gamma People (1956) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
The Fool Killer (1965)
Fever Pitch (1985)
Barfly (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Terminator (1984) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Back To The Future (1985)
Return To Oz (1985)
The Wizard Of Oz (1939) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
Oz The Great And Powerful (2013)
High Plains Drifter (1973) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Edgar Wright’s trailer commentary
The Student Teachers (1973) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s review
Q: The Winged Serpent (1982) – Larry Cohen’s trailer commentary

Other Notable Items

The Cinerama Dome
The Nicole Kidman AMC Theaters commercial
Sam Peckinpah
Alan Parker 
TFH Guru John Sayles
Sid Sheinberg
Universal Pictures
Stephen Sommers
Indiana Jones
Steven Spielberg
Leigh Whannell
Coronado: Stories short story collection by TFH Guru Dennis Lehane (2004)
Bill Paxton
Big Love TV series (2006-2011)
The Man With Kaleidoscope Eyes book by Tim Lucas (2022)
TFH mastermind Charlie Largent
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Gaspar Noé
Werner Herzog
Screwy Squirrel
Paul Terry
TFH Guru Mick Garris
John Carpenter
John Travolta
Jamie Lee Curtis
The Man Who Fell To Earth TV series (2022- )
Chuck Jones
Eric Goldberg 
Alfred Hitchcock’s unfinished movie Kaleidoscope
Lew Wasserman
Denzel Washington
Carl Franklin
Ezekiel ”Easy” Rawlins
Don Cheadle
Picket Fences TV series (1992-1998)
Jaws (the James Bond baddie, not the fish)
Our friends at Movies Unlimited!
Bollywood
Pachinko TV series (2022)
The LexG Movie Podcast
Luc Bresson
Ken Russell
Ed Begley
The William Friedkin podcast episode
Robert Aldrich
The Bradbury Building
TCM
TFH Guru Larry Cohen
Armand Assante
Biff Elliot
Peggie Castle
Mike Hammer 
Mickey Spillane 
Luchino Visconti
Michael Medved
Harry Medved
Russ Meyer
Roger Ebert
John Goodman
Anthony Perkins
Richard Brooks 
Ryan O’Neal
James Cameron
Michael Biehn
Robert Zemeckis
Warner Brothers
L. Frank Baum’s Oz novel series
Sam Raimi
Parker
Donald E. Westlake a.k.a. Richard Stark 
Shane Black
The Destroyer novel series by Remo Williams 
The Sheep Look Up novel by Jon Brunner (1972)
“The Screwfly Solution” short story by James Tiptree Jr. (1977)
“The Screwfly Solution” Masters of Horror episode
New World Pictures
TFH Guru Jonathan Kaplan
The Family Theater in Philadelphia
The Goldman Theater in Philadelphia

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Dennis Lehane

Author and TFH Guru Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone) joins Josh and Joe to discuss a few of his favorite movies.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness 
Home Alone (1990)
Mystic River (2003)
Shutter Island (2010)
Live By Night (2016)
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
The Drop (2014)
The Shining (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Apocalypse Now: Redux (2001)
Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (2019) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Crying Game (1992)
Diner (1982)
Sweet Smell of Success (1957) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
American Graffiti (1973) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Body Heat (1981) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Blue Velvet (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Raging Bull (1980) – Dan Perri’s trailer commentary
Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: The Special Edition (1997)
Manhunter (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Public Enemies (2009)
Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Miller’s Crossing (1990) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Blood Simple (1984) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray, Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Aliens (1986) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Once Upon A Time In America (1984)
Once Upon A Time InThe West (1969) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Heaven’s Gate (1980)
Midnight Run (1988)
Die Hard (1988)
Bull Durham (1988) – Dennis Lehane’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review 
The Dead Pool (1988) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
Days of Heaven (1978)
The Mission (1986)
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Out of the Blue (1980)
The Wanderers (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Game (1997)
The French Connection (1971) – Dennis’s trailer commentary, Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings 
The Wages of Fear (1953)
Sorcerer (1977) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Bernard Rose’s trailer commentary
Ocean’s 11 (1960) 
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
The Exorcist (1973) – Oren Peli’s trailer commentary
Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) – Eli Roth’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Stardust Memories (1980) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Manhattan (1979)
Annie Hall (1977) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Breezy (1973)
Absolute Power (1997)
True Crime (1999)
Young Frankenstein (1974) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Naked Gun (1988)
Repo Man (1984) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Sexy Beast (2000) – Dennis Lehane’s trailer commentary
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
The Others (2001)
Halloween (1978) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Alex Kirschenbaum’s Halloween film and timeline power rankings
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
Saw (2004)
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
The Conjuring (2013)
The Night of the Hunter (1955) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
True Grit (2010)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Thief (1981) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Keep (1983)
Heat (1995)

Other Notable Items

Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (2022)
The Annecy Film Festival
The Tasmanian Devil
Dennis’s novel A Drink Before the War (1994)
Dennis’s novel Gone Baby Gone (1998)
Dennis’s novel Mystic River (2001)
Dennis’s novel Shutter Island (2003)
Dennis’s novel The Drop (2014)
Stephen King
The Wire TV series (2002-2008)
Boardwalk Empire TV series (2010-2014)
Blackbird TV miniseries (2022)
Apple TV+
Joe Turkel
David E. Kelley 
James Keene
Steve Guttenberg
Daniel Stern
Ellen Barkin
Mickey Rourke
Homicide: Life on the Street TV series (1993-1999)
Barry Levinson
Quentin Tarantino
Laura Dern
David Lynch
Dennis Hopper
Dino De Laurentiis 
Peter Weir
Martin Sheen
Michael Mann
Miami Vice TV series (1984-1989)
Video Watchdog
Stanley Kubrick
The Coen Brothers
Mike Starr
Ennio Morricone
Warner Brothers
Sergio Leone
Alan Ladd Jr.
Todd McCarthy
Variety
James Woods
Robert De Niro
Yaphet Kotto
Charles Grodin
Martin Brest
Philip Baker Hall
George Gallo
Terrence Malick
Richard Gere
John Travolta
Harvey Keitel
Linda Manz
Raymond Burr
Moby-Dick novel by Herman Melville (1851)
Tony Lo Bianco 
Gene Hackman
William Friedkin
Henri-Georges Clouzot
The American Cinematheque
John Boorman
Jason Miller
Mick Jagger
Exile On Main Street album by The Rolling Stones (1972)
Steel Wheels album by The Rolling Stones (1989)
Woody Allen
The Old Man TV series (2022)
Jeff Bridges
Amy Brenneman
Clint Eastwood
Mary McCormack
The Nuart Theatre
Taron Egerton
Robert Mitchum
Charles Laughton
Lillian Gish
Robert Prosky
James Caan
Tuesday Weld 

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Note: We had two short episodes during our summer hiatus explaining said hiatus, so those are officially episodes 22-23 of Season 5.

Angus MacLane

Angus MacLane, animation veteran and director of the new Pixar adventure Lightyear, discusses his favorite movies with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Taking Off (1971)
Reign of Terror (1949)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s review
Lightyear (2022)
Toy Story (1995)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s Beyond Furious series, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Innerspace (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Mars Attacks! (1996)
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, ’Burbs Mania at TFH 
Alive (1993)
Star Wars (1977)
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
The Matrix (1999)
Alien (1979) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Aliens (1986) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Tron (1982)
The Blues Brothers (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Howard The Duck (1986) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
WALL-E (2008)
Predator 2 (1990)
Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Toy Story of Terror (2013)
Matinee (1993) – Illeana Douglas’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Robocop (1987) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s 4K Blu-ray review, Glenn Erickson’s review
The Toxic Avenger (1984) – Lloyd Kaufman’s trailer commentary
Mad God (2021)
The Movie Orgy (1968) – TFH-exclusive clip
Hard Boiled (1989)
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
The Bride With White Hair (1993) – Lee Broughton’s Blu-ray review
Akira (1988)
Hard Target (1993)
The Killer (1989)
Le Samourai (1967) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Le Cercle Rouge (1970) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Army of Shadows (1969) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
City on Fire (1987)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
True Romance (1993)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
His Kind of Woman (1951)
Spartan (2004)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Top Secret! (1984)
Heist (2001)
My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
The Iron Giant (1999)
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
Mary Poppins (1964)
The Indian In the Cupboard (1995)
Victoria (2015) – Eduardo Rodriguez’s trailer commentary
Russian Ark (2002) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Duck Butter (2018)
Duel (1971/1983) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Once Upon A Time In The West (1968) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Once Upon A Time In America (1984)
Until The End of the World (1991) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Zodiac (2007)
Manhunter (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Margaret (2011)
The Abyss (1989)
Creature From The Haunted Sea (1961) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) – Howard Rodman’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Host (2006)
The Blob (1958) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
This Island Earth (1955) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s trailer commentary
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1953) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Tarantula (1955) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

Kit Parker Films’ Noir Archive 9-Film Collection 
AMC Theaters
Chuck Jones
Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of Mad Max: Fury Road book by Kyle Buchanan
Industrial Light & Magic
LAIKA Animation
Will Vinton
Dinosaurs Attack! trading cards
Warner Brothers
Tom Jones
The Steven van Zandt podcast episode
Amblin
The Westgate Theater in Beaverton, OR
The TCL Chinese Theaters in Los Angeles
The Coronet Theater in San Francisco
The Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles
Pixar Animation Studios
Washington Square Cinemas in Tigard, OR
Ted Mahar
Alien vs. Predator Dark Horse Comics series(1989-2020)
Police Squad! TV series (1982)
Buster Keaton: A Biography by James Curtis
W.C. Fields: A Biography by James Curtis
Tonya Harding
Phil Tippett
Karel Zeman
The New Beverly Cinema 
The Rhode Island School of Design
The Avon Cinema in Providence, RI
John Woo
Jean-Pierre Melville
Quentin Tarantino
Tony Scott
Admiral James T. Kirk
Star Trek TV series (1966-1969)
Howard Hughes
Vincent Price
Robert Mitchum
Jane Russell
Raymond Burr
John Farrow
Richard Fleischer
David Mamet
Val Kilmer
Clark Greg
Ed O’Neill
Gene Hackman
Rebecca Pidgeon
Delroy Lindo
Robert Osborne
Turner Classic Movies
Columbia Noir #1 box set
George Macready
May Witty
Alfred Hitchcock
Century Northgate in San Rafael, CA
Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation 
Washington Square Cinemas in Tigard, OR
The Indian In the Cupboard novel by Lynne Reid Banks (1980)
Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, CA
Steven Spielberg
Laia Costa 
The Miguel Arteta podcast episode
Nils Frahm’s Victoria soundtrack
Wim Wenders
James Cameron
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Monte Hellman
Charles B. Griffith 
Walt Disney Pictures
Lieutenant Ellen Ripley
Thor
The Hulk
Stan Lee
Dolby Surround Sound
IMAX

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Antonio Campos

Antonio Campos, creator of the new HBO Max miniseries The Staircase, walks hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante through his favorite films noir.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Afterschool (2008)
The Devil All The Time (2020)
Rashomon (1950) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera (1996)
Raw Deal (1948) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
T-Men (1947) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
House of Bamboo (1955) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Pickup On South Street (1953) – Sam Hamm’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Naked Kiss (1964)
Reign of Terror (1949)
Detour (1945) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Scarlet Street (1945)
The House on 92nd Street (1945) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Barry Lyndon (1975) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Killing (1956) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary
Kiss of Death (1947) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Kiss of Death (1995)
Murder By Contract (1958) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Blast of Silence (1961) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary
Shock Corridor (1963) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
M (1931)
M (1951)
Lost Highway (1997)
The Nest (2020)
Code Unknown (2000)
Collateral (2004)

Other Notable Items

The Staircase TV docuseries (2004)
The Staircase TV miniseries (2022)
Samuel Fuller
Martin Scorsese
Anthony Mann
Film Forum in Los Angeles
Robert Ryan
John Alton
Richard Basehart 
William Cameron Menzies
Kim’s Video in New York City
Turner Classic Movies
Maximilien Robespierre
PRC
Monogram Pictures
Edgar Ullmer
J. Arthur Rank
Eagle-Lion Films 
CinemaScope
Reed Hadley
Louis de Rochemont
William Conrad
The Fugitive TV series (1963-1967)
Donald Ray Pollock
Richard Widmark
Henry Hathaway
Nicolas Cage
Peter Falk
Allen Baron
Larry Tucker
Paul Mazursky
The Bradbury Building
Georges Simenon
Jules Maigret
Victor Mature
Republic Pictures
Wendell Corey 
Joseph Losey 
Steve Brodie
Robert Aldrich
Mike Hammer
TFH Guru Larry Cohen
Ralph Meeker
Percy Helton
Darryl F. Zanuck
Colleen Gray
Alfred Hitchcock
The Sean Durkin podcast episode
NYU
Michael Haneke
Tom Cruise
Vince Edwards
EC Comics
Juliette Binoche
HBO Max

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Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet

Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, creators of the new Showtime series The Man Who Fell to Earth, talk to hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante about the movies that inspired them.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary 
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Amistad (1997)
Love Actually (2003)
Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007)
Blazing Saddles (1974) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s Blazing Saddles Thanksgiving
Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Bad News Bears (1976) – Jessica Bendinger’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Airplane! (1980) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
The Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Bambi (1942)
Singin’ In The Rain (1952) – John Landis trailer commentary
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) – Michael Lehmann’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
The Boy Friend (1971) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Yellow Submarine (1968) – George Hickenlooper’s trailer commentary
Captain Blood (1935)
The Thin Man (1934)
Network (1976) – Chris Wilkinson’s trailer commentary
Murder On The Orient Express (1974)
Murder By Death (1976)
Death On The Nile (2022)
Birth (2004) – Ti West’s trailer commentary
The Insider (1999)
Heat (1995)
Manhunter (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Young Frankenstein (1974) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
The Goddess (1958)
Cinema Paradiso (1988) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review and 4K Blu-ray review 
The Wizard of Oz (1939) – John Badham’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s capsule review
Broadcast News (1987)
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing 
Warlock (1989)
Honey Boy (2019)

Other Notable Items

The Man Who Fell To Earth TV series (2022- )
David Bowie
Bill Nighy
Tilda Swinton
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Sophie Okonedo
Sidney Lumet
Uma Thurman
The Regal UA East Hampton Movie Theater in East Hampton, NY
Gabby Hayes 
Robert Stack
Lloyd Bridges
Leslie Nielsen
Warner Brothers
Looney Tunes
Bugs Bunny
Mickey Mouse
Mel Brooks
The Cinerama Dome in Hollywood
The E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial score by John Williams
Steven Spielberg
Henry Thomas
Drew Barrymore
Robert MacNaughton
Joe’s “It’s A Good Life” segment of The Twilight Zone: The Movie
Mike Nichols
Buster Keaton
Betty Comden
Adolph Green
Phyllis Newman 
Amanda Green
Mr. Saturday Night Broadway play (2021- )
The Tony Awards
Gene Kelly
Adam Green
Cyd Charisse
Randall Duell 
Cedric Gibbons
Jean Hagen
Judy Holliday
Donald O’Connor
The Thin Man franchise 
Paddy Chayefsky
William Holden
Ned Beatty
Robert Duvall
Peter Finch
Faye Dunaway
Freddie Mercury
Tony Walton
Lauren Bacall 
Albert Finney
James Coco 
Hercule Poirot
Wendy Hiller
The Orient Express
Humphrey Bogart
The Sopranos TV series (1999-2007)
Jonathan Glazer
Michael Mann
Al Pacino
Miami Vice TV series (1984-1989)
Russell Crowe
Eric Roth
Kim Stanley
Salvatore Cascio 
Judy Garland
Gena Rowlands
Our friends at Movies Unlimited, the movie collector’s website!
James L. Brooks
Shirley MacLaine
Errol Flynn
Roy Forge Smith 
Terry Gilliam
Candy Clark
The Man Who Fell To Earth novel by Walter Tevis (1963)
Alma Har’el

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James Lee Hernandez & Brian Lazarte

Directors James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte discuss the movies that inspired them while making The Big Conn.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Big Lebowski (1998)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Happiness (1998)
World’s Greatest Dad (2009)
Windy City Heat (2003)
Ocean’s 11 (1960)
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Bad Boys (1995)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Munich (2005)
Fargo (1996)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Delicatessen (1991)
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
The Hole (2009) – Joe Dante’s U.S. trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s Italian trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s British trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review  
Dial M For Murder (1954) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary
Jaws 3D (1983)
Cave Of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)
U2 3D (2008)
The Pink Panther (1963) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Goodfellas (1990) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary
Children of Men (2006)
The Imposter (2012)

Other Notable Items

The Big Conn podcast (2022)
The Big Conn docuseries (2022)
Bronzeville podcast (2017-2021)
Laurence Fishburne
Larenz Tate
Eric C. Conn
McMillions docuseries (2020)
The Coen Brothers
Apple TV+ 
Elmore Leonard
James Bond
Robert Elswitt
Mark Wahlberg
William H. Macy
Nina Hartley
Bobcat Goldthwait
Robin Williams
Steven Soderbergh
The “Rat Pack”
“Ee O Eleven” song by Sammy Davis Jr. (1960)
Quentin Tarantino
Lloyd Holbrook
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark docuseries (2020)
Michelle McNamara
Damian Paletta
Arielle Ness-Cohn 
Steven Spielberg
Tom Hanks
Leonardo DiCaprio
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Wallace and Gromit
Erik Nelson
Werner Herzog 
Katy Perry
U2
The Pink Panther series
Blake Edwards
Martin Scorsese
Henry Hill
Henny Youngman 

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Eskil Vogt

Writer/director Eskil Vogt joins hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss a few of his favorite movies.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Worst Person In The World (2021)
The Innocents (2022)
The Godfather Part II (1974) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
Trust (1990)
Fight Club (1999)
Evil Dead II (1987) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Getaway (1972) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
The Getaway (1994)
Junior Bonner (1972) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Star Wars (1977)
The Limey (1999)
Point Blank (1967) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
Out of Sight (1998)
The Hunger (1983)
Providence (1977)
Blind (2014)
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
The Card Counter (2021)
First Reformed (2017) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Taxi Driver (1976) – Rod Lurie’s trailer commentary
Light Sleeper (1992)
American Gigolo (1980)
Notorious (1946) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Torn Curtain (1966)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Lolita (1997)
Deep Water (2022)
Ghost (1990)
My Life (1993)
The Dead Zone (1983) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
A History Of Violence (2005)

Other Notable Items

The Joachim Trier podcast episode
Renate Reinsve 
Ingmar Bergman
The French New Wave
Jean-Luc Godard
Francois Truffaut
John Hughes
Matthew Broderick
Hal Hartley
Sam Raimi
Peter Jackson
Stanley Kubrick
Michaelangelo Antonioni
Sam Peckinpah
Steve McQueen
George Lucas
Steven Soderbergh
Lem Dobbs
Terrence Stamp
Tony Scott
Ridley Scott
Catherine Deneuve
David Bowie
Susan Sarandon
“Bela Lugosi’s Dead” song by Bauhaus (1979)
Sir John Gielgud
Alain Resnais
The Criterion Collection
Paul Schrader
Francis Ford Coppola
Alfred Hitchcock
Ingrid Bergman
Cary Grant
Claude Rains
Leopoldine Konstantin
RKO Pictures
Adrian Lyne
Francis Bacon
Bruce Joel Rubin 
Michael Keaton
Russ Meyer
David Cronenberg
Howard Shore
Stephen King
Martin Sheen
Jeffrey Boam
Tom Skeritt
Dino De Laurentiis
Brooke Adams
Christopher Walken

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Tom Gormican

Filmmaker Tom Gormican discusses his favorite films featuring… Nicolas Cage.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)
Mandy (2018)
Pig (2021)
A History Of Violence (2005)
Lord of War (2005)
The Weather Man (2005)
Moonstruck (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Vampire’s Kiss (1988)
Con Air (1997)
Face/Off (1997)
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Adaptation (2002)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Wild At Heart (1990) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
The Wizard Of Oz (1939) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
The Wicker Man (1973) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
The Wicker Man (2006)
Being John Malkovich (1999) – Marshall Harvey’s trailer commentary
The Family Man (2000)
Joe (2013)
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Rock (1996) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Operation Mad Ball (1957)
Bell, Book and Candle (1958) – Sam Hamm’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Valley Girl (1983) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
National Treasure (2004)

Other Notable Items

Nicolas Cage
Christian Bale
Daniel Day-Lewis
Our pals at Movies Unlimited 
The Panos Cosmatos podcast episode
The Michael Sarnoski and Vanessa Block podcast episode
Viggo Mortensen
Pedro Pascal
Sharon Horgan
Tiffany Haddish
Jerry Bruckheimer
Joel Silver
Scott Rosenberg
The WGA West 
John Malkovich
Steve Buscemi
The Academy Awards
John Woo
John Travolta
Woody Woodpecker
The Coen Brothers
Spike Jonze
James Stewart
Jerry Lewis
David Lynch
The Cannes Film Festival
Willem Dafoe
Sherilyn Fenn
Game of Thrones TV series (2011-2019)
Narcos TV series (2015-2017)
Kevin Etten
Peter Bogdanovich
Frank Capra
David Gordon Green
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Werner Herzog
Michael Bay
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Sean Connery
Ed Harris
James Bond
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Richard Quine
Ernie Kovacs
Charlie Kaufman
Meryl Streep
Chris Cooper
The Daniel Waters podcast episodes
The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean (1998)
Francis Ford Coppola
Jon Voight
Lionsgate
Disney

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Mitch Watson

Emmy award winning show runner Mitch Watson discusses some of the movies he saw when he was a kid that ruined him for life.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

A History Of Violence (2005)
On The Border (1998)
Hollywood Boulevard (1976) – Jon Davison’s trailer commentary
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s Mogwai Madness celebration
E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982)
Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964)
Harold and Maude (1971) – Dan Ireland’s trailer commentary
Witchfinder General (1968) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Shampoo (1975) – Allan Arkush’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Swashbuckler (1976)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, TFH’s Shark Attack At Hero Complex Gallery
The Neverending Story (1984)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Videodrome (1983) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary
Don’t Look Up (2021)
Starship Troopers (1997)
They Live (1988)
Magic (1978)
Dead Of Night (1945) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Return To Oz (1985)
Sucker Punch (2011)
The Wizard of Oz (1939) – John Badham’s trailer commentary
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s review
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Bugsy Malone (1976) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Big (1988)
Ender’s Game (2013)
The Lego Movie (2014)
Faces of Death (1978)
I Spit On Your Grave a.k.a. Day of the Woman (1978)
The Last House on the Left (1972) – Darren Bousman’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Fitzcarraldo (1982) – Dennis Cozzalio’s Werner Herzog guide

Other Notable Items

Scooby-Doo
Duckman TV series (1994-1997)
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated TV series (2010-2013)
Harlan Ellison
All Hail King Julien TV series (2014-2017)
Big Nate TV series (2022- )
Paramount+
Netflix
Beware The Batman TV series (2013-2014)
David Cronenberg
The Institute of Oral Love in Los Angeles (a real place)
“Big Mac” McKenna
Phoebe Cates
Steven Spielberg
Eerie, Indiana TV series (1991-1992)
Super Chicken
Warner Brothers
MeTV
Pia Zadora 
KTLA Channel 5
Larry ”Seymour” Vincent
Tom Savini
The Conqueror Worm poem by Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
Charles Tyner
Paul Newman
Bud Cort
Hal Ashby
Jim Carrey
Sean Young
Robert Shaw
Geoffrey Holder
Robert Conrad
The Wild Wild West TV series (1965-1969)
Peter Boyle
Beau Bridges
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
The Three Stooges
James Woods
The Adam McKay podcast episode
Paul Verhoeven
TFH Guru Ed Neumeier
Casper Van Dien
Gabriel Byrne
Stephen Rea
Peter Medak 
John Carpenter
Anthony Hopkins
The Magic Castle
Lidsville TV series (1971-1973)
Sid and Marty Krofft
Candice Bergen
Edgar Bergen
Disney+
Walter Murch
Zack Snyder
The Oz children’s novel series L. Frank Baum
Dr. Seuss
Vincent Price
Vincent Van Ghoul
Maurice LaMarche
Johnny Depp
Alan Parker
Scott Baio
Jodie Foster
Tom Hanks
South Park TV series (1997- )
Sam Koji Hale
Doug TV series (1991-1999)
Looney Tunes
Cartoon Network

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Neal McDonough

Actor/Producer Neal McDonough discusses a few of his favorite movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Masters of the Universe (1987) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Boon (2022)
The Warrant (2020)
The Warrant: Breaker’s Law (2022)
The Cowboys (1972) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Shootist (1976) – John Landis’s trailer commentary
The French Connection (1971) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary, Dennis Lehane’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
The Sting (1973)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Minority Report (2002)
Red Stone (2021)
A History Of Violence (2005)
Greater (2016)
Unforgiven (1992)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
The Mule (2018) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2018 year-end review
Gran Torino (2008)
War And Peace (1966) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Duel (1971) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Nobody (2021)
Caddyshack (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Caddyshack II (1988)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Back To School (1986)
Stripes (1981)
Bullitt (1968) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary
True Grit (1969) – Stuart Gordon’s trailer commentary
True Grit (2010)
Miller’s Crossing (1990) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary 
Barton Fink (1991)
Tune In Tomorrow (1990)
The ’Burbs (1989) – Ti West’s trailer commentary, TFH’s ’Burbs-Mania
The Graduate (1967) – Nei LaBute’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review

Other Notable Items

Netflix
Boom Town TV series (2002-2003)
Legends of Tomorrow TV series (2016-  )
Ruve McDonough
Masters of Horror TV series (2005-2007)
John Wayne
Gene Hackman
Paul Newman
Robert Redford
Steven Spielberg
Band of Brothers miniseries (2001)
The Burden of Proof miniseries (1992)
Steve McQueen
Kevin Costner
Robert De Niro
Meryl Streep
Cinedyne Films
Syracuse University
Justified TV series (2010-2015)
Héctor Elizondo
Graham Yost 
Bruce Dern
Roscoe Lee Brown
James Stewart
Quentin Tarantino
Derek Presley
Christianity Today
David Cronenberg
John Cassavetes 
Clint Eastwood
Malpaso Productions 
William Shakespeare
Daniel Day Lewis
Paul Thomas Anderson
Roy Scheider
Robert Shaw
Richard Dreyfuss
Ilya Naishuller podcast episode 
Bob Odenkirk
Bill Murray
Ted Knight
The Mary Tyler Moore Show TV series (1970-1977)
Chevy Chase
Rodney Dangerfield
Brian Doyle-Murray
Sam Kinison
Dirty Harry film series (1971-1988)
Jeff Bridges
True Grit novel by Charles Portis (1968)
The Coen Brothers
Albert Finney
John Turturro 
Gabriel Byrne 
Jon Polito 
Charles Durning
Keanu Reeves
Peter Falk
Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter novel by Mario Vargas Llosa (1977)
Columbo TV series (1971-1978)
Cannon TV series (1971-1976)
The Rockford Files TV series (1974-1980)
Bruce Willis
Dustin Hoffman
Spencer Tracy
Humphrey Bogart
Tom Hanks
Chris Pine
Paul Giamatti
Yellowstone TV series (2018- )
Taylor Sheridan 

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Daniels

Dynamic filmmaking duo, DANIELS (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), discuss their favorite animated movies with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)
Swiss Army Man (2016)
Bottle (2010)
Hi Stranger (2016)
Robin Robin (2021)
Chicken Run (2000)
The Eagleman Stag (2011)
Noah (2014)
The External World (2011)
Interesting Ball (2014)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003)
Ghostbusters (1984) – Axelle Carolyn’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
Gremlins (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, TFH’s 30th anniversary celebration 
Beowulf (2007)
Star Wars (1977)
Wall-E (2008)
Up (2009)
Inside Out (2015)
How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)
The LEGO Movie (2014)
Speed Racer (2008) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (2018) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2018 year-in-review
Princess Mononoke (1997) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Spirited Away (2001) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Cleopatra (1970)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
Ponyo (2008)
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Paprika (2006)
Inception (2010)
Mind Game (2004)
Whiplash (2014) – Dennis Cozzalio’s Oscar postscript
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Your Name (2016)

Other Notable Items

Brian De Palma
Michelle Yeoh
Charlie Hunnam
Looney Tunes
Maya Software
Pixar
Adobe After Effects
Vimeo
Kirsten Lepore
Adventure Time TV series (2010-2018)
Marvel
Disney+
Mikey Please
Dan Ojari
Aardman Animation
Wallace and Gromit
Catch-22 novel by Joseph Heller (1961)
David Eagleman
Darren Aronofsky
David O’Reilly
The Sundance Film Festival
Everything video game by David O’Reilly (2017)
Alan Watts 
The Academy Awards
Robert Zemeckis
The Hobbit film series (2012-14)
George Lucas 
The original Star Wars trilogy (1977-1983)
Mark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Mickey Mouse
Bugs Bunny
The Annie Awards
Roger Deakins
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller 
Lawrence Kasdan
Hayao Miyazaki
Anime 
Bob Dylan
Radiohead
Billy Bob Thornton
Kishōtenketsu
Satoshi Kon
Michel Gondry
Christopher Nolan
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!

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Michael Showalter

Writer, director and actor Michael Showalter joins hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante to discuss his favorite movies.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)
The Baxter (2005)
Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)
Runaway Daughters (1994)
Clueless (1995)
Bagdad Cafe (1987)
CODA (2021)
The Long Goodbye (1973) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Do The Right Thing (1989)
Sugarbaby (1985)
City Slickers (1991)
Attack! (1956) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Paris, Texas (1984) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)
Pretty In Pink (1986)
Escape From New York (1981) – Neil Marshall’s trailer commentary
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
The Warriors (1979)
The Thing (1982) – Jesus Treviño’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Innerspace (1987) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Christine (1983)
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Annie Hall (1977) – Robert Weide’s trailer commentary
When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
The Fugitive (1993)
The Big Sick (2017) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Between The Lines (1977)
28 Days Later (2002)
The Beach (2000)
Shallow Grave (1994)
Blood Simple (1984) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s review, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review 
One False Move (1992) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
The Big Picture (1989)
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) – Bill Duke’s trailer commentary, John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Swimming With Sharks (1994)
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Nomadland (2020) – Dennis Cozzalio’s 2020 year-end list
A Fistful Of Dollars (1964) – John Badham’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
For A Few Dollars More (1965) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (1966) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray reviews
How The West Was Won (1962) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
The Big Gundown (1966)
The Wild Bunch (1969) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Joe Dante’s review
The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Tombstone (1993) – Alex Kirschenbaum’s review
Big Bad Mama (1974)
Ride In The Whirlwind (1966)
The Shooting (1966)
Old Henry (2021)
The Harder They Fall (2021)
The Power of the Dog (2021)
Hell or High Water (2016) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Nightcrawler (2014) – Joe Dante’s top 10 films of 2014
The Three Amigos (1986)
The Lost City (2022)
Magic Mike (2012)
Romancing The Stone (1984)
Blue Collar (1978) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Spoiler Alert (TBD)

Other Notable Items

The Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers podcast episode
Search Party TV series (2016-2022)
The NYU Graduate Film Program
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp TV series (2015)
Netflix
The Shrink Next Door TV miniseries (2021)
The Dropout TV miniseries (2021)
Hulu
The State TV series (1993-1995)
MTV
Sally Field
Paul Rudd
IFC
The Steven Van Zandt podcast episode
Jack Palance
Percy Adlon 
“Calling You” song by Jevetta Steele (1987)
Robert Altman
“Fight The Power” song by NWA (1989)
Marianne Sägebrecht
The Angelika Film Center in New York City
Robert Aldrich
James Mason
Michael Powell
Sam Shephard
Harry Dean Stanton
Nastassja Kinski 
Paris, Texas soundtrack by Ry Cooder (1984)
Wheel Inn in Cabazon, CA
TFH Guru Allison Anders
Wim Wenders
Molly Ringwald
John Carpenter
Kurt Russell
Lee Van Cleef
Donald Pleasence
Adrienne Barbeau
Ernest Borgnine
Isaac Hayes
Avco Embassy Pictures
David Cronenberg
Steven Spielberg
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Spencer Tracy
The Keith Gordon podcast episode
Joan Micklin Silver
Amy Irving 
Peter Riegert
David Hyde Pierce
The Roches 
Suzzy Roche 
Jeroen Krabbé
Jim Parsons
Danny Boyle
Alex Garland
Billy Bob Thornton
Carl Franklin 
Frances McDormand
M. Emmet Walsh
The Criterion Collection
The Coen Brothers
Christopher Guest
J.T. Walsh
John Cleese
Kevin Bacon
Michael McKean
Meg Ryan
Swimming With Sharks TV series (2022- )
Denis Villeneuve
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Jessica Chastain
Clint Eastwood
Eli Wallach
James Bond
Spaghetti Westerns
Sergio Leone
Ennio Morricone
Sergio Corbucci
Sergio Sollima
Giallo
TFH Guru Roger Corman
Monte Hellman
Tim Blake Nelson
Sam Elliott
Chris Pine
Ben Foster
Taylor Sheridan 
David Mackenzie
Yellowstone TV series (2018- )
1883 limited TV series (2021- )
Chevy Chase
Martin Short
Sandra Bullock
Channing Tatum
Ben Aldridge

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Daniel Waters

Accomplished screenwriter and avid movie watcher (and we mean, like, EVERY movie!), Daniel Waters breaks down his ‘Best of the Best of 2021’ list with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Drive My Car (2021)
A History of Violence (2005)
Larry Crowne (2011)
The Vanishing (1988)
Don’t Look Up (2021)
Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
Gerry (2002)
Swept Away (1974)
Swept Away (2002)
The Tender Bar (2021)
Riders Of Justice (2021)
Another Round (2020)
The Worst Person In The World (2021)
Pig (2021)
Dune (1984) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
Dune (2021)
Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
Den of Thieves (2018)
Copshop (2021)
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) – Neil Marshall’s trailer commentary
Magnum Force (1973) – Alan Spencer’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Driver (1978)
Memoria (2021)
Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
The Power of the Dog (2021)
Old Henry (2021) 
The Village (2004)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Annette (2021)
Titane (2021)
Zola (2021)
The Killing of Two Lovers (2021)
Who You Think I Am (2021)
Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar (2021)
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021)
Terminal Velocity (1994)
Bo Burnham: Inside (2021)
Eighth Grade (2018)
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Quo Vadis, Aida? (2021)
A Serbian Film (2010)
CODA (2021)
Licorice Pizza (2021)
Jaws (1975) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Nashville (1975) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary, Dan Perri’s trailer commentary, Dennis Cozzalio’s two reviews
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary
Barry Lyndon (1975) – Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review
Dog Day Afternoon (1975) – Katt Shea’s trailer commentary
Belfast (2021)
Sound Of Metal (2020)
Green Book (2018)
The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)
Macbeth (1948)
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)
The Adam Project (2022)
The Goonies (1985)
6 Underground (2019)
Moonfall (2022)
Deep Water (2022)
Apex (2021)
Out of Death (2021)
No Time To Die (2021)

Other Notable Items

Viggo Mortensen
David Cronenberg
TFH Guru Illeana Douglas
Tom Hanks
Gugu Mbatha-Raw 
Madonna
Ben Affleck
George Clooney
Liam Neeson
Mads Mikkelson
The Anders Thomas Jensen podcast episode
The Joachim Trier podcast episode 
The Michael Sarnoski & Vanessa Block podcast episode
C-SPAN
David Lynch
Great Expectations novel by Charles Dickens (1861)
Kenneth McMillan
Stellan Skarsgaard
Andrei Tarkovsky
Gerard Butler 
Frank Grillo 
Alexis Louder 
Joe Carnahan
Tilda Swinton
The Power of the Dog novel (2001)
Tim Blake Nelson
Clayne Crawford podcast episode
Robert Machoian
M. Night Shyamalan
“Podcast Set” sketch on Saturday Night Live (2022) 
Juliette Binoche
ArcLight Hollywood 
The Landmark Theatres
Mel Gibson
Sergio Leone
Kristen Wiig
Anton Chekhov 
Charlie Sheen
24 TV series (2001-2010)
The Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Los Angeles, CA
Tom Lehrer 
Mad Magazine (1952- )
Paul Thomas Anderson
Jon Peters
HAIM
Alana Haim
Van Morrison
Kenneth Branagh
“Both Sides, Now” song by Joni Mitchell (1968)
Benedict Cumberbatch
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
William Shakespeare
Orson Welles
Kathryn Hunter 
Mark Rylance
Renate Reinsve 
Ryan Reynolds
Amblin
Jonathan Tropper’s podcast episode
Banshee TV series (2013-2016)
Warrior TV series (2019- )
The Regency Village Theater
Michael Bay 
Roland Emmerich
Halle Berry
Adrian Lyne
Ben Affleck
Bruce Willis
James Bond
The Corgi James Bond 007 Aston Martin DB5

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Charles Band

Producer Charles Band discusses a few of his favorite films with hosts Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Re-Animator (1985) – Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Citizen Kane (1941) – John Landis’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Criterion Blu-ray review 
Puppet Master (1989)
Dollman (1991)
Trancers (1984)
Corona Zombies (2020)
Cannibal Women In The Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)
Frankenstein (1931) – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Sixth Sense (1999)
The Wolf Man (1941) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review, Alex Kirschenbaum’s Wolf Man power rankings
I Bury The Living (1958)  – Joe Dante’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Blu-ray review
Face of Fire (1959)
Hercules (1958)
The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad (1958) – Brian Trenchard-Smith’s trailer commentary
Jason And The Argonauts (1963) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary
King Kong (1933)
King Kong (1976) – Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Exorcist (1973) – Oren Peli’s trailer commentary
Star Wars (1977)
The Omega Man (1971)
Castle Freak (1995)
Tourist Trap (1979) – David DeCoteau’s trailer commentary
Laserblast (1978)
Crash! (1976) – David DeCoteau’s trailer commentary
Crash (1996)
Crash (2005)
The Godfather (1972) – Ernest Dickerson’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings, Glenn Erickon’s Blu-ray review
I Spit On Your Grave a.k.a. Day of the Woman (1979)
TerrorVision (1986)
The Groove Tube (1974)
Halloween (1978) – Adam Rikfin’s trailer commentary, Alex Kirschenbaum’s Halloween film and timeline power rankings, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) – Karyn Kusama’s trailer commentary
The French Connection (1972) – Dennis Lehane’s trailer commentary, Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairings
Mario Puzo’s The Godfather: The Complete Novel for Television (1977)
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
Dementia 13 (1963) – Mick Garris’s trailer commentary, Glenn Erickson’s Blu-ray review
The Shining (1980) – Adam Rifkin’s trailer commentary 
Doctor Sleep (2019) – Dennis Cozzalio’s review
Get Out (2017)
Zone Troopers (1985)
Blue Velvet (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary, Charlie Largent’s Criterion Blu-ray review 
Manhunter (1986) – Josh Olson’s trailer commentary
Barbarella (1968)
Ghoulies (1985)

Other Notable Items

Trancers film series
Confessions of a Puppetmaster: A Hollywood Memoir of Ghouls, Guts, and Gonzo Filmmaking memoir by Charles Band (2021)
Harper Collins
Adam Felber
Real Time with Bill Maher TV series (2003- )
Bill Maher
Harrison Ford
Adrienne Barbeau
Shannon Tweed
Albert Band 
Marvel Comics
KTLA TV channel
Universal Classic Monsters
Jack Kirby
Steve Ditko
Fredric Wertham 
EC Comics
MAD Magazine (1952- )
Pier Paolo Pasolini
Federico Fellini 
Louis Garfinkle
Allied Artists
Steve Reeves 
Bernhard Herrman
Ray Harryhausen
Charles H. Schneer
David W. Allen 
Ozzfest
William Shatner
The Exorcist novel by William Peter Blatty (1971)
William Castle
Rittenhouse Square Theaters Plaza in Philadelphia, PA
Comic Con
The Barbara Crampton podcast episode
José Ferrer
David Cronenberg
Richard Basehart
Dean Jagger
Chuck Connors
David Carradine
John Carradine
David Cronenberg
Cinerama Dome
Betamax
Andre Blay 
Francis Ford Coppola
Carmine Coppola
TFH Guru Jack Hill
Francis Ford Coppola Wines
Stanley Kubrick
The Shining novel by Stephen King (1977)
Jack Nicholson
The Gallagher episode of WTF with Marc Maron
The Joe Dante/John Carpenter episode of WTF with Marc Maron
The Barack Obama episode of WTF with Marc Maron
Million Dollar Movie TV series (1955-1966)
Dino de Laurentiis
Empire International Pictures 
Crédit Lyonnais
Paul De Meo
Danny Bilson
Mac Ahlberg
Helen Hunt
Debra Dion
Rick Baker
Luca Bercovici

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