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2019 Top 10… So Far (Special Episode)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, film-critic Josh Bell joins me to discuss our favorite movies of 2019… so far. With only one movie that made both of our lists, it’s a great conversation about a whole lot of movies that you should check out if you haven’t yet.

Rocketman – Initial Reactions (Special Episode)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, host David Rosen and his parents Rich and Sunny talk about their thoughts on the Elton John biopic Rocketman during their car-ride home from the theater. Elton John has been a regular customer of our family’s record shop Wax Trax Records for the last few years so he is a major part of our lives, and we were very excited for this movie.

Top 10 Movie Monsters (Special Episode)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host Ryan Daugherty and I get into the Godzilla: King of the Monsters spirit by discussing our Top 10 Favorite Movie Monsters! Breaking from the regular show format, we instead opt for a Top 10 list style episode in which we each list off our Top 10 from Alien’s Xenomorph to Pan’s Labrynth’s Pale Man and from King Kong to Godzilla himself.

To Dust – Shawn Snyder Interview (Special Episode)

On this special episode we follow up Episode 60’s conversation about To Dust with an interview with the film’s writer/director Shawn Snyder. To Dust is Shawn’s first feature and won the Audience Award at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. It’s also one of my favorite movies of the year so far so it was an honor to have him on the show as we got into the films and directors that inspired him and his film.

Avengers Endgame – Initial Reactions (Special Episode)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, David Rosen, friend of the show Ryan Daugherty (on his first trip to Las Vegas) and 3 of his friends just decided to turn on the recorder on the ride back to their hotel after catching an 11am screening of Avengers Endgame, the conclusion (yeah right) of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A full, super-sized episode on Avengers Endgame will be up on Monday, April 29th, but for now, listen to a bunch of dorks excitedly recount their first reactions.

Vox Lux Part 2 (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On this Special Episode, we follow up our 53rd episode on Vox Lux with another conversation about one of the most polarizing movies of 2018. On Episode 53, Josh Bell and I had a regular puzzle pieces talk about Brady Corbet’s film about a pop singer played by Natalie Portman, and now, Kris Krainock joins me to discuss in detail why he thinks Vox Lux is such an interesting and important movie.

Invaluable – Ryan Meade Interview (Special Episode)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, I got a chance to interview Ryan Meade, the director of Invaluable, a new documentary on The Evil Dead and its art director Tom Sullivan. Any fan of Evil Dead (and we’re huge fans here on the show) needs to see this film as it sheds all kinds of new light on the making of the films, as well as giving a long overdue spotlight to Tom Sullivan. We also discuss Evil Dead’s inspirations and films that have been inspired by Evil Dead.

91st Academy Awards Predictions (Special Episode)

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, Kris Krainock joins me to discuss our predictions, as well as our picks and movies we think were left out of this year’s Oscar Nominations. For the sake of time we only did 9 categories (which kind of makes us worse than the Academy themselves who were planning on not showing all the categories on the air this year)… But we’re only doing this episode out of obligation anyway.

Serenity Part 2 (Featuring Joe Black)

On this Special Episode, we follow up our 46th episode on Serenity with another hour long conversation about what is sure to be the craziest movie of 2019. My conversation with Kristen Lopez was a perfect regular episode, but when friend of the show Joe Black said that he non-ironically loved this crazy movie, I had to do another episode.

Most Anticipated Movies of 2019 (Special Episode)

On this Special Episode of Piecing It Together, I’m joined by returning co-hosts Ryan Daugherty and Chad Clinton Freeman to discuss all the movies we’re most looking forward to in 2019. Surprisingly out of 30 picks (ten each) we only had three overlaps, so clearly, there are a lot of movies we’re looking forward to this year including super-hero films, WTF films, A24 films and plenty more.