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The Movies That Made Me

Trailers From Hell

Filmmakers and entertainers discuss the movies that inspired them. Hosted by Oscar nominated screenwriter and TFH Guru Josh Olson. The Movies That Made Me is recorded live at Patio 7 in the historic Crossroads of the World complex in Hollywood and...Show More

1:27:47 | Jun 18th

Our first producer! Simpson (Pose, The People VS OJ, Crazy Rich Asians) takes us on a stroll through movies he first discovered on VHS.

1:00:17 | Jun 11th

Live at Maltin Fest. 5/12 World renowned critic picks one movie he wishes more people knew from every decade of the past century.
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1:16:35 | Jun 4th

Comedian Dana Gould returns to talk about movies that everyone assumes are terrible, but which turn out to be amazing.

1:37:43 | May 28th

We put on our snap brim hats as Actor Thomas Jane takes us on a deep dive into classic French Crime movies.

1:16:39 | May 21st

Will Menaker and Matt Christman of Chapo Trap House run us through their favorite movies that are great in spite of their terrible politics.

54:59 | May 14th

Recorded LIVE at Monsterpalooza, writer/director Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious, Upgrade) joins Josh and Joe on stage to talk practical effects, the longterm benefits of film versus digital, and more.

1:18:33 | May 7th

Former trailer editor/Beloved TFH Guru/Filmmaker Brian Trenchard-Smith discusses the movies that made him from Bond and beyond!

1:10:59 | Apr 30th

Legendary voice actor, Billy West (Futurama, Space Jam, Looney Tunes: Back in Action) takes Josh and Joe on an epic journey into the realm of animation and the cinematic masterpieces that inspired him.

1:11:49 | Apr 23rd

Director and long time TFH guru Allan Arkush strolls down memory lane and the movies that made him.

1:22:59 | Apr 16th

Famed comic book artist Stephen Bissette (Swamp Thing)

1:05:49 | Apr 9th

Part 2 of Scott Alexander's stroll through his comedy faves.

1:03:39 | Apr 2nd

Scott Alexander takes us on a walk through great comedies of the 70s, and then some!

1:05:27 | Mar 26th

Writer/Director Alex Cox (Sid & Nancy, Repo Man) graciously stops by the TFH studios to discuss portrayals of nuclear war and the apocalypse on film and TV with Josh & Joe.

1:30:41 | Mar 19th

Legendary director and Trailers From Hell guru John Landis visits with Josh and Joe about his favorite musicals... sort of.

1:01:43 | Mar 12th

Robert D. Krzykowski (writer/director of The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then Bigfoot) talks about movies that tap into American myth-making.

1:26:43 | Feb 26th

Legendary artist and production designer William Stout takes us on an epic journey through a few of his cinematic favorites.

1:04:17 | Feb 19th

Illustrator, cartoonist, and Shemp afficianado Drew Friedman joins us to discuss his most profound seminal cinematic influences.

1:08:25 | Feb 12th

Legendary indie comics creator Gilbert Hernandez sits with Josh and Joe to discuss some of the more offbeat movies that made him.

1:14:21 | Feb 5th

The writer/director of Mandy joins us to talk about his favorite futuristic fascist police state movies, and changes the way we think about strawberries.

1:03:31 | Jan 29th

Katt Shea (Poison Ivy, Stripped to Kill, the upcoming Nancy Drew) sits down with Josh and Joe to talk about Lina Wertmuller.

1:27:13 | Jan 22nd

Peter Ramsey (Spider Man: Into The Spiderverse) joins Josh and Joe to discuss movies he loves that he wishes more people knew.

1:15:59 | Jan 15th

The exceptionally talented Director/Writer/Producer Karyn Kusama (Destroyer, The Invitation, Girlfight) drops by the Crossroads of the World to discuss the movies of Michael Ritchie with Josh and Joe.

1:34:01 | Jan 8th

Living legend William Friedkin joins Josh and Joe to discuss the movies that made him.

1:05:19 | Dec 18th, 2018

The legendary drive-in movie critic joins us to discuss some of the movies he never gets to talk about. From Pat Boone to pig-fucking, this one has it all!

1:32:37 | Dec 11th, 2018

The many buckets of James Adomian

1:05:07 | Dec 4th, 2018

Screenwriter Larry Karaszewski brings in some old movie ads from his local newspaper to discuss the movies that made him.

1:25:13 | Nov 27th, 2018

Director and cinematographer Ernest Dickerson sits with Josh and Joe to discuss some of the movies, filmmakers and genres that have inspired him over the years, and the curse of teal!

1:19:01 | Nov 20th, 2018

Director and cinematographer Caleb Deschanel sits with Josh and Joe to discuss some of the movies and filmmakers who have inspired him over the years.

1:08:39 | Nov 13th, 2018

Investigative journalist Mark Ebner takes our title seriously and walks Josh and Joe through the movies that actually made him!

1:08:05 | Nov 6th, 2018

Ron Perlman sits with Josh and Joe to discuss some of his favorite movies that couldn't possibly get made today.

1:15:59 | Oct 30th, 2018

Filmmaker Mick Garris walks us through his favorite rock and roll movies.

55:53 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Robert Forster talks to Josh and Joe about his career. Special added bonus - Josh reveals one of Hollywood's biggest secrets: Where do people keep their Oscars?

1:19:01 | Oct 16th, 2018

Cinespia founder John Wyatt runs us through a list of movies that should be better known than they are.

1:06:07 | Oct 9th, 2018

Comedian Jonah Ray (Mystery Science Theater 3000) discusses 5 movies you must never talk through, and 5 movies you HAVE to talk through with Josh and Joe.

1:11:35 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, Bubba Ho-Tep, John Dies At The End) discusses the non-horror movies that made him.

58:35 | Sep 25th, 2018

Live from Son of Monsterpalooza! Writer/Director Fred Dekker (The Predator) discusses his favorite man in a rubber suit monsters with Josh and Joe.

1:24:15 | Sep 18th, 2018

Writer/Director Keith Gordon (The Chocolate War, A Midnight Clear, Homeland) discusses his 10 favorite politically themed movies with Josh and Joe.

1:16:16 | Sep 11th, 2018

Comedians and hosts of The Dollop podcast, Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take Josh on a march through history, discussing their favorite history-based movies.

1:05:11 | Sep 4th, 2018

Screenwriter Daniel Waters (Heathers, Batman Returns, Hudson Hawk) walks Josh and Joe through 10 movies that he saw at very important moments in his life. An autobiography through film.

1:10:35 | Aug 28th, 2018

Director Uwe Boll (Postal, Assault on Wall Street, Rampage) talks about his 10 favorite movies with Josh and Joe.

55:23 | Aug 21st, 2018

Writer/Director Allison Anders (Gas Food Lodging, Grace of My Heart, Four Rooms) sits down with us to talk about two of her favorite directors, Ida Lupino and Anthony Mann.

1:24:45 | Aug 14th, 2018

Writer/Director Adam Rifkin (The Last Movie Star, The Dark Backward, Director’s Cut) discusses his favorite movies about movies with Josh and Joe.

1:26:53 | Aug 7th, 2018

Legendary comedian and filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait chats with Josh and Joe about his undying love for the live action movies Disney made in the early 70s.

1:05:11 | Jul 31st, 2018

Actress Illeana Douglas (Cape Fear, Ghost World, Grace of My Heart) sits with Josh and Joe to talk about her 10 all time favorite movie scenes.

1:15:51 | Jul 24th, 2018

Comedian Dana Gould (Stan Against Evil) sits down with Josh and Joe to talk about his top 10 favorite movies.

48:31 | Jul 10th, 2018

Director Miguel Arteta (Beatriz At Dinner, The Good Girl, Duck Butter) joins us to discuss his love for the movies of Russ Meyer.