Category: Piecing It Together

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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The Mitchells Vs The Machines (Featuring Josh Stifter)

On the 182nd episode of Piecing It Together, filmmaker Josh Stifter joins me to talk about Sony Pictures Animation’s latest, The Mitchells Vs The Machines, out now on Netflix. It’s one of the most fun movies of the year so far, and a real film lovers film. Puzzle pieces include Be Kind Rewind, Little Miss Sunshine, 2001 and Lady Bird.

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May 2021 Trailers (Special Episode)

On this special episode, Jason Harris joins me again to talk about some upcoming movies. We use the usual puzzle pieces format on some trailers for movies that are coming out in May 2021. This month’s episode includes Mainstream, Wrath Of Man, The Paper Tigers, Oxygen, Spiral: From The Book Of Saw, The Woman In The Window, Profile, Army of the Dead and Cruella.

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The Lord Of the Rings Trilogy (Featuring Josh Bell & Jason Harris)

On the 9th installment of our Missing Pieces series, Josh Bell and Jason Harris from Awesome Movie Year join me to talk about Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings. This crossover episode follows up the Awesome Movie Year episode on the 2003 Best Picture Winner, The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King. After rewatching the whole trilogy, the three of us thought this epic series would make a perfect entry in the Missing Pieces series looking at films that inspired them, and films they inspired.

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Godzilla Vs Kong (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 181st episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me to talk about my most awaited movie of my life, Godzilla Vs Kong! The epic matchup that was first teased in the 60s with King Kong Vs Godzilla is finally here in full popcorn blockbuster fashion, and what a glorious sight it is. It was also my first time back to the theater in a year so I was extra excited. Puzzle pieces include Ant-Man and the Wasp, the Fast & Furious series, Rampage and Pacific Rim.

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In The Earth (Featuring Amy Smith)

On the 179th episode of Piecing It Together, film critic Amy Smith from the Film For Thought Podcast joins me to talk about the latest and possibly weirdest movie from weird movie guy Ben Wheatley. It’s one of the first films to get made after the Covid-19 pandemic and taps into the anxiety we’re all still feeling a little bit. Puzzle pieces include Annihilation, Midsommar, Contagion and It Comes At Night.

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The Empty Man (Featuring Darryl Armstrong)

On the 177th episode of Piecing It Together, Darryl Armstrong from Rise Up Daily and the CyberShorts Film Festival joins me to talk about a movie that’s already proving to be a modern cult classic, The Empty Man. “Dumped” in theaters during the pandemic by a studio that had no idea what to do with it, The Empty Man is a big horror movie with a lot of interesting, if somewhat messy ideas. Puzzle pieces include Seven, Alien, Kill List and The Happening.

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April 2021 Trailers (Special Episode)

On this special episode, Jason Harris joins me again to talk about some upcoming movies. We use the usual puzzle pieces format on some trailers for movies that are coming out in April 2021. This month’s episode includes Shiva Baby, Concrete Cowboy, Thunder Force, Voyagers, Moffie, Stowaway and Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse.

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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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The Father (Featuring Robert Yaniz Jr.)

On the 176th episode of Piecing It Together, Robert Yaniz Jr. joins me to talk about the heartbreaking puzzle box that is Florian Zeller’s The Father. Featuring an Academy-Award nominated performance by Anthony Hopkins, it’s a stunning and disorienting portrait of dementia that places you in the shoes of its protagonist. Puzzle pieces include Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Memento, mother! and Relic.

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