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My Favorite Discoveries of 2021

15 films

Here’s a list of films I screened in 2021 that aren’t new releases but they were new to me and…

  • Licorice Pizza
  • Nobody
  • Pig
  • Candyman
  • Red Rocket

My Favorite Movies of 2021 (released in ‘21)

17 films

Here’s a list of my favorite movies released in 2021. I wish I got to see more new releases and…

  • The Exorcist
  • The Searchers
  • Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
  • The Great Silence
  • Mad Max

Influences for CREEPSHOW’s “Meter Reader” episode

9 films

When I first read John Esposito’s timely and terrifying “Meter Reader” script I thought “How the HELL are we gonna…

  • Repulsion
  • Carnival of Souls
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • Poltergeist
  • Angel Heart

Influences for CREEPSHOW’s “Familiar” episode

8 films

When showrunner/EP Greg Nicotero invited me back to do more episodes for the new season of CREEPSHOW he prefaced it…

  • Creepshow
  • Creepshow 2
  • Delicatessen
  • Evil Dead II
  • The Blob

Influences for CREEPSHOW’s “Pipe Screams” episode

7 films

While “The Right Snuff” was a bit of a big swing for the series, going outside it’s usual realm of…

  • Creepshow
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Andromeda Strain
  • Silent Running
  • Dark Star

Influences for CREEPSHOW’s “THE RIGHT SNUFF” episode

8 films

When I read Paul Dini & Stephen Langford’s script for THE RIGHT SNUFF, immediately I thought it would be a lot…

  • 48 Hrs.
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Sorcerer
  • Shakedown


12 films

Hey gang, Considering my new film POINT BLANK wears its influences on its sleeve like a corsage, I thought I’d…

  • Nine to Five
  • After Hours
  • Brazil
  • Game of Death
  • A Clockwork Orange


18 films

Someone asked if I would make a list of the films that were either in my head or my subconscious…

  • The Nice Guys
  • Green Room
  • Elle
  • Train to Busan
  • La La Land

Joe's favorite 2016 movies

33 films

My favorite 2016 movies...first 10-11 are in kind of an order, the rest are ones I really enjoyed this year.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • Prisoners
  • Stories We Tell

Top movies of 2013

20 films

Here's a short compilation of the movies I loved this year. In order from my favorite film (WOLF OF WALL…

  • Die Hard
  • Oldboy
  • GoodFellas
  • Bound
  • Léon: The Professional

The EVERLY list

46 films

Here is a list of films I'm watching closely as "research" for my new film EVERLY. Might be the film's…