"As a kid, I loved the Pink Panther movies, and I loved
and Spielberg, in general," Anderson has revealed of his surprisingly mainstream influences.
"And then also there was a revival theatre in Houston, where I’m from, and that’s where I saw the Pink Panther movies and also Hitchcock, and I loved some of those.
"You know, Hitchcock and Spielberg were kind of the first two filmmakers where I was really aware, 'There is a guy who was behind of all of this who we’re not seeing.'”