Joe Dante

Joe Dante is a lifelong film buff who turned his obsession into a career. He got his start cutting trailers for Roger Corman and later directed the hit movie Gremlins, as well as Gremlins 2: The New Batch, for producer Steven Spielberg. His feature films include The Howling, Innerspace, Matinee, Small Soldiers, The ‘burbs, The Hole and the zom-com Burying the Ex. His TV directing work includes the HBO film The Second Civil War, the Masters of Horrors titles, episodes of Eerie, Indiana (which he helped create), CSI: NY, Hawaii 5-0 and Salem.

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Talks

In Memoriam: Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin, Michael Cimino, David Bowie and More

By Filmmakers | December 21, 2016

In Memoriam: Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin, Michael Cimino, David Bowie and More

Alex Cox, Joe Dante, James Marsh, Alex Winter and more remember some of the cinematic greats who passed away during 2016.

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Curtis Hanson

By Filmmakers | September 21, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Curtis Hanson

Joe Dante, Allison Anders, Rod Lurie and more pay tribute to the late director of such classics as L.A. Confidential and Wonder Boys.

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin

By Filmmakers | June 20, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin

Joe Dante, Martin Donovan, Ben York Jones, Victor Levin and more pay tribute to the late great actor and ardent cinephile.

Joe Dante (Gremlins) Talks with Max Landis (Me Him Her) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Joe Dante | March 24, 2016

Joe Dante (Gremlins) Talks with Max Landis (Me Him Her) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

A conversation between a directing great and Hollywood's most prolific (and outspoken) young screenwriter.