This Iconic Line Fixed A Major Problem In 'Dazed And Confused' | Richard Linklater Interview

Matthew McConaughey as David Wooderson in Dazed and Confused / Director Richard Linklater
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Richard Linklater’s latest film “Hit Man,” starring Glen Powell and Adria Arjona, is now available to stream on Netflix, and the legendary writer-director sat down with us to discuss the making of his (sort of based on a true story) film, and his career. We dive into his process of working with actors, finding chemistry on screen, the prospects of a “School of Rock” sequel, and an incredible story about Matthew McConaughey’s iconic “Dazed and Confused” line. 

It’s our first full show back from our hiatus, so we also take some time to discuss what we’ve been watching, Disney’s new “Star Wars” series “The Acolyte,” and we celebrate the incredible influence of Scott Wampler following his passing. 

Timestamps (approx. only)

  • 00:00:00 - Intro
  • 00:07:16 - Richard Linklater Interview - ‘Hit Man’
  • 00:38:25 - ‘Hit Man’ Review
  • 00:42:41 - This Summer Movie Season Is ‘Just Fine’
  • 00:51:31 - New Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Series ‘The Acolyte’ Reactions
  • 00:54:13 - What We’ve Been Watching
  • 01:04:14 - Remembering Scott Wampler
  • 01:15:44 - Outro

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Gabriel Kovacs
Video Producer & Podcast Lead

Gabe studied Film & Photography at Webster University. He currently spends his free time looking like a fool trying to play Ice Hockey (a recently acquired hobby), playing video games, and watching every movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Dwayne, if you're reading this...he sends his love.