Bizzarro e Fantastico (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, many time returning co-host Kris Krainock comes back to talk about his own new film, Bizzarro e Fantastico. It’s a thoughtful and funny meditation on death that he shot on a recent trip to Europe. We get into some puzzle pieces and the process of making this 30 minute short.

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Breaking It Apart 10 – Friday The 13th Series (Featuring Tyler)

On the 10th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, I’m joined by Tyler from the podcasts Not Just New Movies and The 5Cast to talk about what I’ve always considered to be the best of the classic slasher movie franchises, Friday The 13th. We talk about a bunch of the entries in the long running series, the great fan films that are inspired by the originals, and some other classics that have been inspired by these films and its iconic killer, Jason Vorhees.

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On The Rocks (Featuring Jason Harris)

On the 152nd episode of Piecing It Together, Jason Harris joins me to talk about the first Sofia Coppola movie we’ve covered on the podcast: the light, breezy On The Rocks. A reunion with Bill Murray (star of Coppola’s celebrated Lost In Translation), it’s a fun time, even if we both maybe wanted a little something more. Puzzle pieces include The Daytrippers, Annie Hall, Easy A and My Father The Hero.

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The Forty-Year-Old Version (Featuring Rosa)

On the 151st episode of Piecing It Together, Rosa from Latinx Lens joins me to talk about Rhada Blank’s fantastic feature debut The Forty-Year-Old Version. A story about reinvention, aging, success and hip-hop, it’s one of the freshest debuts of the year. Puzzle pieces include Do The Right Thing, Inside Llewyn Davis, Losing Ground and Dave.

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Breaking It Apart 9 – The Thing (Featuring Troy Howarth and Tony Strauss)

On the 9th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, I’m joined by Weng’s Chop’s Tony Strauss and Troy Howarth, the author of Assault On The System: The Nonconformist Cinema of John Carpenter to talk about the 1982 classic The Thing. This influential horror classic wasn’t a hit when it was released, but has gone on to be considered one of the ultimate films when it comes to paranoia, suspense and horrific practical effects.

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