Tag: Alien

Prey (Featuring Brian Skutle)

On the 252nd episode of Piecing It Together, Brian Skutle from Sonic Cinema joins me to talk about Dan Trachtenberg’s Prey, a prequel to the Predator set in the world of the Commanche people in the 1700s. Is it the best sequel that ever came from the Predator series? Yeah, probably. Puzzle pieces include Alien, Apocalypto, The New World and The Jungle Book.

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Double Feature (Featuring Chad Clinton Freeman)

On the 226th episode of Piecing It Together, I’m joined by Chad Clinton Freeman for a special kind of episode… It’s both a Piecing It Together of the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre (now available on Netflix), and a Breaking It Apart of 1974’s original The Texas Chainsaw Massacre from Tobe Hooper. We’d wanted to cover the original for a long time and the new one gave us the perfect opportunity to do this special episode like we did a few years back for Halloween. Puzzle pieces include that 2018 Halloween, as well as The Evil Dead, The Hills Have Eyes and Psycho.

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The Matrix Trilogy (Featuring Josh Bell)

On the 11th installment of our Missing Pieces series, Josh Bell from Awesome Movie Year joins me to talk about The Wachowski Sisters’ ground-breaking sci-fi series The Matrix Trilogy on the eve of the new entry, The Matrix Resurrections. We just did an episode of Awesome Movie Year on the original and after rewatching the others in preparation for the new sequel thought these films would make for a great entry in the Missing Pieces series looking at films that inspired them, and films they inspired.

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Antlers (Featuring Riley Cusick)

On the 212th episode of Piecing It Together, Riley Cusick joins me to discuss Scott Cooper’s Antlers. One of both of our most anticipated movies of 2020 until it was delayed multiple times due to the pandemic, the horror film ended up being not exactly what we wanted it to be, but pretty good anyway. Puzzle pieces include Alien, Poltergeist, True Detective and Werewolf Movies.

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Breaking It Apart 7 – Jaws (Featuring Caitlin Kennedy)

On the 7th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, Caitlin Kennedy joins me for the 45th anniversary of the original summer blockbuster – Jaws. Steven Spielberg’s shark classic redefined the movies and still feels fresh today. Puzzle pieces include Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Alien and of course, Sharknado .

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Breaking It Apart 3 – Frankenstein

On the 3rd episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, co-host Chad Clinton Freeman and I discuss the 1931 classic Frankenstein! This film and its creature have not only influenced hundreds of films, but pop culture in general. The hardest part of this episode was narrowing down all the movies we had to choose from! Puzzle pieces include Chappie, Edward Scissorhands, Alien, and Ex-Machina.

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