Tag: Anomalisa

Annette (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 202nd episode of Piecing It Together, Kris Krainock joins me to talk about Leos Carax and Sparks’ bizarre new musical Annette starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard. Love it or hate it… You’re not gonna find a weirder movie this year. Puzzle pieces include Tommy, Eraserhead, The Saddest Music In The World and a bunch of Charlie Kaufman films.

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Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets (Featuring David Quinones)

On this special cross-over episode, I’m joined by David Quinones for a conversation we had on our Bird Road Podcast about the fascinating 2020 film, Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets. Filmed to look like the closing day in the life of a Las Vegas bar and its regulars (but actually a scripted narrative film), Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets provided us the perfect opportunity to reminisce on our 20s when we spent nearly every night in bars like this. We also get into a bunch of puzzle pieces including Cinema Verite, Another Round, Last Night at the Alamo and Anomalisa.

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Antkind: A Novel (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 137th episode of Piecing It Together, we do something that we’ve never done before… Cover a book! But it’s not that surprising that I’d want to talk about Charlie Kaufman’s first novel on the show, considering he’s the writer of my favorite movie Adaptation and a number of other films I love. Joining me is returning co-host Kris Krainock who did a great job of filling in the literary gaps with some puzzle pieces I’d have never been able to come up with unless I had another decade or two to read some more books… Did I mention I’m a slow reader?

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