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Joe Dante

A Conversation With Joe Dante

For over four decades Joe Dante has been one of America’s most prolific film directors. Emerging from Roger Corman‘s cadre of talented filmmakers in the late 1970s, he quickly established himself as a versatile director who could...

John Landis on The Bitch and the Baked Potato

John Landis is one my favorite guys to comment on anything, because as I’ve mentioned before, he does so with such unabashed and enthusiastic glee, whether it’s slasher flicks or just plan unadulterated schlock. Here he discusses...

Joe Dante and a World Before Giant Insect...

Yes, I’m such a commentary geek that I like commentary on everything: including trailers. Here’s director Joe Dante taking us through the trailer for Them! (which we posted last year as part of 32 Days of Halloween), which was a...

Stuff: They Saved Hitler’s Brain: The...

I am now officially happy as hell. Jon and Al Kaplan, the batshit crazy yet brilliant duo behind Silence!, the Silence of the Lambs musical, are doing the songs and book for They Saved Hitler’s Brain, being remade as a sci-fi musical...

Headsup: DVD Horror Thrillers To Murder For

Demon Seed. Dr. Harris (Fritz Weaver) is justly proud of his creation, the super computer Proteus IV (voiced by Robert Vaughn). However, Dr. Harris doesn’t anticipate that a learning thinking machine might develop a will of its own...

Joe Dante vs. From Hell It Came

If I could embed this one without commentary, it would make a great trailer bit for 32 Days of Halloween. But even though it seems it must play with commentary, that's still worthy: Joe Dante's take on this killer anthropomorphic tree flick...

Trailers From Hell: Directors vs. Classic...

Joe Dante has apparently taken it upon himself to bring together classic movie trailers and get directors (mostly directors, Sam Hamm is in there too and I think he's a scribe/producer) to provide commentary over them.