TFH Presents

The Movies That Made Me

with your hosts Josh Olson & Joe Dante

Pandemic Parade 8

Season 03 | Episode 28

Pandemic Parade 8

A New Hope

Right now, in this galaxy… featuring Lloyd Kaufman, Brad Simpson, Gilbert Hernandez, Grant Moninger and Blaire Bercy.

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Show Notes:

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Mondo Keazunt (1955)
The Human Tornado (1976)
Gigot (1962)
The Hustler (1961)
How to Commit Marriage (1969)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Touch of Evil (1958)
The Last Man On Earth (1963)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
The Omega Man (1971)
I Am Legend (2007)
Panic In Year Zero! (1962)
Dogtooth (2009)
The Entity (1983)
Shelf Life (1993)
The Killers (1964)
The Next Voice You Hear… (1950)
Donovan’s Brain (1953)
Talk About A Stranger (1952)
Julius Caesar (1950)
They Saved Hitler’s Brain (1968)
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
The Jerk (1979)
Kings Row (1942)
Santa Fe Trail (1940
Bedtime For Bonzo (1951)
The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (19468)
Point Blank (1967)
House of Wax (1953)
Black Shampoo (1976)
A History Of Violence (2005)
Return To Oz (1985)
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) 
The Anderson Tapes (1971)
Psycho (1960)
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Drums Along The Mohawk (1939)
Stagecoach (1939)
3:10 To Yuma (1957)
Man of the West (1958)
What’s Up, Doc? (1972)
Experiment In Terror (1962)
Pride of the Yankees (1942)
That Darn Cat! (1965)
Eight Men Out (1988)
61* (2001)
Soul of the Game (1996)
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Marriage Story (2019)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
The Godfather Part II (1974)
Murder Most Foul (1964)
Murder, She Said (1961)
The Hypnotist (2001)
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Robin Hood (1973)
War of the Worlds (2005)
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Angels In The Outfield (1951)
Trolls World Tour (2020)
Onward (2020)
Tenet (2020)
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Frogs (1972)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Vertigo (1958)
Laura (1944)
Last Tango In Paris (1973)
Stand By Me (1986)
The Goonies (1985)
E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)
Leon The Professional (1994)
Paper Moon (1973)
His Girl Friday (1940)
The Exorcist (1973)
Logan (2017)
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Downhill Racer (1968)
Prime Cut (1972)
The Candidate (1972)
Smile (1975)
Fletch (1985)
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Lord of the Flies (1963)
Gremlins (1984)
WarGames (1983)
Little Darlings (1980)
Time Bandits (1981)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
The Plague Dogs (1982)
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
Attack The Block (2011)
Critters (1986)
Battle: Los Angeles (2011)
Hunt For The Wilderpeople (2016)
Jojo Rabbit (2019)
The Earthling (1980)
Boy (2010)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
The In-Laws (1979)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Airplane! (1980)
The Terminator (1984)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Rain Man (1988)
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Green Book (2018)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Baby Driver (2017)
The World of Henry Orient (1974)
12 Monkeys (1995)
Live Die Repeat a.k.a. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
The Flesh and Blood Show a.k.a. Asylum of the Insane (1972)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
The Lunchbox (2013)
Squirm (1976)
Machete (2010)
B.C. Butcher (2016)
Cry Uncle! (1971)
Rocky (1976)
Guess What We Learned in School Today? (1970)
Joe (1970)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Red State (2011)
The Snake Pit (1948)
The Women (1939)
The Women (2008)
A Little Night Music (1977)
A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982)
Terror Firmer (1999)
Powwow Highway (1989)
Heathers (1988)
Sex, Lies And Videotape (1989)
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

Other Notable Items

The Hollywood Food Coalition
Akira Kurosawa
Jackie Gleason
Gene Kelly
Charlie Chaplin
Buster Keaton
Amazon Prime 
Turner Classic Movies
Orson Welles
Lupe Vélez
Bernard Herrman
Roy Webb
Tim Holt 
Tim Holt comic series (1948-1954)
The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (1952-1957)
The Adventures of Bob Hope comic series (1950-1968)
I Am The Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali TV series (1977)
Audie Murphy  comic books 
Paul Giammati
Ray Milland
Richard Bakalyan
Yorgos Lanthimos
Barbara Hershey
Paul Bartel
Leonard Maltin
Nancy Reagan
James Whitmore
Lew Ayres
Billy Gray
Kurt Kasznar
Walter Slezak
Bela Lugosi
David Bradley
Charlton Heston
David Lynch
Joseph Cotten
Sandra Locke
Lee Marvin
Charles Bronson
George Kennedy
The American Cinematheque
New Line Cinema
Michael Cimino
Walter Murch
Fairuza Balk
Martin Balsam
Murder, She Wrote TV series (1984-1996)
Joey Cramer
Alfred Hitchcock
John Ford
Anthony Mann
Criterion Collection
Harvey Kuenn
Felipe Alou
Don Drysdale
Experiment In Terror novel by The Gordons (1962)
TFH Guru John Sayles
Roger Marris
HBO
Delroy Lindo
Satchel Paige
Mykelti Williamson
Josh Gibson
The Save the Cat Moment in screenwriting
Three’s Company TV series (1977-1984)
Margaret Rutherford
Miss Marple
Anna Biller
William Wellman
Miss Marple
Andy Devine
Disney
Steven Spielberg
Gene Barry
Anne Robinson
Mission Tiki Drive-In
Christopher Nolan
IMAX
Harvey Keitel
TFH Guru Larry Karaszewski
Courtney Love
Mike De Luca
Tatum O’Neal
Peter Bogdanovich
Ryan O’Neal
Alvin Sargent
Howard Hawks
Linda Blair
Mercedes McCambridge
Academy Awards
Madeline Kahn
James Mangold
Michael Ritchie
Walter Matthau
Jackie Earle Haley
Anthony Quinn
James Coburn
Deborah Baxter
Matthew Broderick
Kristy McNichol
Lindsay Lohan
Jodie Foster
The Alamo Drafthouse
Joe Cornish
TFH Guru Edgar Wright
J.G. Ballard
The Day of the Triffids novel by John Wyndham (1951)
John Boyega
Taika Waititi
Sam Neill
Ricky Schroder
William Holden
Marty Feldman
Gene Hackman
The Universal Frankenstein series
Stop The Planet of the Apes. I Want To Get Off! in “A Fish Called Selma”, an all-time episode of The Simpsons (1996)
James Whale
Tom Cruise
Dustin Hoffman
Peter Sellers
Paula Prentiss
Tom Bosley
Angela Lansbury
Pandemic Parade 5: The Quest For Peace 
Preston Sturgess
TFH Guru Allan Arkush
Danny Trejo
Robert Rodriguez
Troma Films
Sergei Prokofiev
Harry Shearer’s Le Show radio program (1983- )
Peter and the Wolf score (1936)
Kato Kaelin
OJ Simpson
Bebe Rebozo
Richard Nixon
Allen Garfield
John G. Avildsen
Mark Fuhrman
The Cannon Group, Inc.
Norman Wexler
Ingmar Bergman
Yale University Film Society
After Life TV series (2019- )
Ricky Gervais
Wes Craven
Kevin Smith
The Innocence Files TV series (2020)
George Cukor
Meg Ryan
Winona Ryder
Woody Allen
The Midnight Gospel TV series (2020- )
BoJack Horseman TV series (2014-2020)
Phil Hendrie
New Line Cinema
New World Pictures
Patrick Henry
Robert Shaye
Roger Corman
Laurel and Hardy
The Three Stooges
Tons of Fun
Alex Gibney
Charlotte Kaufman
The Jinx TV miniseries (2015)
Andrew Jarecki
Jonathan Wacks
John Ford
Marlon Brando’s Sacheen Littlefeathe “The Godfather” Oscar speech
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, “This Land Is Your Land”

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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.