Podcast Category: Breaking It Apart

Thief (Featuring David Quinones)

On the 12th installment of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, I’m joined by David Quinones to talk about Michael Mann’s classic debut, 1981’s Thief. The film just celebrated its 40th anniversary, and it’s so easy to see its influence (as well as Michael Mann’s in general) on so many crime films that have come since. Puzzle pieces include Drive, Good Time, The Score and Gigli.

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Breaking It Apart 11 – King Kong (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 11th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, I’m joined by Kris Krainock for an episode on everyone’s favorite overgrown ape, King Kong. This episode on the 1933 original was supposed to be recorded last year after its 77th anniversary, but was delayed after Covid-19 put a monkey wrench in our plans. But now we’re finally getting to it on the eve of the new Godzilla Vs Kong film. Puzzle pieces include Godzilla, Jurassic Park, Anaconda and Shadow of the Vampire.

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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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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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Breaking It Apart 8 – Bill & Ted’s Double Feature (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 8th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, Joe Black joins me to discuss Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. Starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves as two of the most lovable idiots in cinema history, we take a Missing Pieces style approach and look both at the films that inspired these two movies, and the movie they inspired.

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