TFH Presents

The Movies That Made Me

with your hosts Josh Olson & Joe Dante

Pandemic Parade 4: The Crackdown

Season 03 | Episode 19

Pandemic Parade 4: The Crackdown

The saga continues, featuring Adam Rifkin, Robert D. Krzykowski, John Sayles, Maggie Renzi, Mick Garris and Larry Wilmore with special guest star Blaire Bercy from the Hollywood Food Coalition.

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Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Key Largo (1948)
I Don’t Want to Talk About It (1993)
Camila (1984)
I, the Worst of All (1990)
The Wages of Fear (1953)
Le Corbeau (1943)
Diabolique (1955)
Red Beard (1965)
Seven Samurai (1954)
Ikiru (1952)
General Della Rovere (1959)
The Gold of Naples (1959)
Bitter Rice (1949)
Pickup On South Street (1953)
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Viva Zapata! (1952)
Panic In The Streets (1950)
Yellow Sky (1948)
Ace In The Hole (1951)
Wall Street (1987)
Women’s Prison (1955)
True Love (1989)
Mean Streets (1973)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The Abyss (1989)
The China Syndrome (1979)
Big (1988)
Splash (1984)
The ’Burbs (1989)
Long Strange Trip (2017)
Little Women (2019)
Learning To Skateboard In A War Zone (If You’re A Girl) (2019)
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
Vera Drake (2004)
Winter’s Bone (2010)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
The Man Who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot (2018)
Lonely Are The Brave (1962)
Breakin’ (1984)
Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
UHF (1989)
R.L. Stine’s Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
25th Hour (2002)
The Last Detail (1973)
Last Flag Flying (2017)
Killing Them Softly (2012)
A Simple Plan (1998)
Deathtrap (1982)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Strange Days (1995)
Miracle Mile (1989)
The Secret World of Arrietty a.k.a. Arrietty (2010)
Forbidden World (1982)
The Last Movie Star (2018)
War and Peace (1966)
War and Peace (1956)
The Omega Man (1971)
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959)
Woodstock (1970)
Chinatown (1974)
The Day of the Locust (1975)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Dr. Strangelove (1964)
A Boy And His Dog (1975)
Harold and Maude (1971)
King Kong Escapes (1967)
Sleepwalkers (1992)
God Told Me To (1976)
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
It’s Alive (1974)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Q The Winged Serpent (1982)
Dead Ringers (1988)
A History of Violence (2005)
The Brood (1979)
Nightmare Cinema (2019)
To Die For (1995)
6 Underground (2019)
A Dangerous Method (2011)
Host a.k.a. Virtual Obsession (1998)
The Power and the Glory (1933)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Great McGinty (1940)
Christmas In July (1940)
The Lady Eve (1941)
Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
The Great Moment (1944)
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947)
Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
The Manhandlers (1974)
Duck Soup (1933)
Monkey Business (1931)
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Mahogany (1975)
Seven Up! (1964)
7 Plus Seven (1970)
21 Up (1977)
28 Up (1984)
35 Up (1991)
42 Up (1998)
49 Up (2005)
63 Up (2019)
From Russia With Love (1963)
Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger (1964)
Dina (2017)
Love Happy (1949)
The Big Store (1941)
The Court Jester (1956)

Other Notable Items

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Maria Luisa Bemberg
Marcello Mastroianni
Gabriel García Márquez
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Yves Montand
Frank Sinatra
Charles Bronson
Charles Vanel
Véra Clouzot
Akira Kurosawa
Toshiro Mifune
Takashi Shimura
Roberto Rosselini
Vittorio De Sica
Silvana Mangano
Sophia Loren
Samuel Fuller
Joseph MacDonald
Richard Widmark
Jean Peters
Thelma Ritter
Darryl F. Zanuck
J. Edgar Hoover
William A. Wellman
John Ford
Elia Kazan
Gregory Peck
John Russell
Harry Morgan
Anne Baxter
Kirk Douglas
Michael Douglas
Gene Evans
Ray Teal
Jan Sterling
Audrey Totter
Sheree North
Nancy_Savoca
Annabella Sciorra
Steven Spielberg
Douglas Trumbull
Richard Dreyfuss
Terri Garr
Melinda Dillon
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Ed Harris
Vilmos Zsigmond
James Bridges
Jane Fonda
Tom Hanks
Myrna Loy
Claire Trevor
Key Largo play by Maxwell Anderson (1939)
Edward G. Robinson
Wolf Hall book series by Hilary Mantel
The Mirror and the Light novel by Hilary Mantel (2020)
Thomas Cromwell
Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power miniseries (2015- )
Amanda Vickery
Babylon Berlin TV series (2017- )
Nancy Drew
My Brilliant Friend TV series (2018- )
Carol Dysinger
Unorthodox miniseries (2020)
Call The Midwife TV series (2012- )
David Miller
Dalton Trumbo
Jerry Goldsmith
Walter Matthau
Gena Rowlands
George Kennedy
Bill Raisch
The Fugitive TV series (1963-1967)
John Huston
The Man Who Would Be King short story by Rudyard Kipling (1888)
Michael Caine
Sean Connery
Humphrey Bogart
Clark Gable
Robert Redford
Paul Newman
Shakira Caine
Jay Levey
“Weird Al” Yankovic
Victoria Jackson
Michael Richards
Kevin McCarthy
Spike Lee
Hal Ashby
Randy Quaid
Otis Young
Jack Nicholson
The Last Detail novel by Darryl Ponicsan (1970
Last Flag Flying novel by Darryl Ponicsan (2005)
Richard Linklater
Robert Towne
Brad Pitt
Sam Raimi
Sidney Lumet
Hammer Films
Peter Cushing
Christopher Lee
Kathryn Bigelow
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995-1996)
Studio Ghibli
The Borrowers novel by Mary Norton (1952)
Burt Reynolds
TFH Guru Adam Rifkin
Daniel Waters
Andrei Tarkovsky
Sergei Bondarchuk
King Vidor
Audrey Hepburn
Henry Fonda
Nikita Khrushchev
The Criterion Channel
The Aero Theatre
The Egyptian Theatre
Boris Sagal
Charlton Heston
I Am Legend novel by Richard Matheson (1954)
Harry Belafonte
Anthony Zerbe
Martin Scorsese
Thelma Schoonmaker
The Big Goodbye book by Sam Wasson (2020)
The Kid Stays In The Picture memoir by Robert Evans (1994)
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls book by Peter Biskind (1998)
Frank Yablans
Hawk Koch
Howard Koch
John Schlesinger
Al Pacino
Francis Ford Coppola
Faye Dunaway
Ruth Gordon
Bud Cort
TFH Guru Mick Garris
“Ready or Not” by The Fugees
“Bodicea” by Enya
Lauryn Hill
Kathy Bates
Ozark TV series (2017- )
Jason Bateman
Laura Linney
Julia Garner
Ron Perlman
ICM Partners
Narcos TV series (2015-2017)
The Sopranos TV series (1999-2007)
The Untouchables TV series (1959-1963)
J. Carrol Naish
TFH Guru Larry Cohen
Miklós Rózsa
Bernard Herrmann
Frank Cordell
Tony Lo Bianco
Michael Moriarty
John P. Ryan
David Cronenberg
Jeremy Irons
Andy Kaufman
Tony Clifton
The Judge TV miniseries (2001)
Happy Town TV series (2010)
Freud TV series (2020)
Marvin Kren
Michael Bay
Sense8 TV series (2015-2018)
The Wachowskis
Preston Sturges
P.G. Sturges
Amazon Prime
Kanopy
Hoopla Digital
Billy Wilder
Rex Harrison
Joel McCrea
Larry Wilmore
The Marx Brothers
W.C. Fields
Diana Ross
Billy Dee Williams
Richard Pryor
Billie Holiday
Michael Apted’s Up series
James Bond
Robert Shaw
Ian Fleming
Daniel Craig
Sundance Film Festival
Hulu
Danny Kaye
“Someday We’ll Be Together” by Diana Ross and The Supremes

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About the Podcast

Filmmakers and entertainers discuss the movies that inspired them. Hosted by Oscar nominated screenwriter and TFH Guru Josh Olson and TFH Fearless Leader Joe Dante.

The Movies That Made Me is recorded live in Hollywood and engineered by film composer Don Barrett.

About The Host

Josh Olson was the only student in his second grade class to see The House That Dripped Blood. Many years later, he wrote and directed the no-budget horror film, INFESTED, a brutal assault on The Big Chill, with zombies. He went on to write the screenplay for A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE and was nominated for the WGA, BAFTA and Academy Awards for Best Screenplay. He kept losing to Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, but that’s okay.

He has written features and TV shows with Harlan Ellison, Walter Hill, Slash, Willie Nelson, and Mick Jagger. His Village Voice essay “I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script” became an internet phenomenon, getting upwards of five million hits.

The ten-part audio drama BRONZEVILLE which he wrote, starring Laurence Fishburne, Larenz Tate, Tracee Ellis Ross, Omari Harwicke and Tika Sumpter was a popular and critical hit, and is currently being developed for TV. He and John Brancato (THE GAME) recently wrote and sold the feature spec TRIGGER WARNING, which is being produced by Thunder Road.