Tag: Black Swan

Cruella (Featuring Gerald From Two Peas On A Podcast)

On the 184th episode of Piecing It Together, Gerald from Two Peas On A Podcast joins me to discuss Disney’s latest attempt to create an origin story from one of its infamous villains, Cruella. It’s far from perfect, but it turns out that this fun, upbeat film is one of the studio’s better attempts at turning cartoons to live action. Puzzle pieces include Maleficent, Joker, Birds of Prey and Superman.

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Nocturne (Featuring Chad Clinton Freeman)

On the 148th episode of Piecing It Together, Chad Clinton Freeman and I are welcomed to the Blumhouse, with our look at one of their four new movies available this month on Amazon Prime, Nocturne. The story of twin sisters competing at a prestigious music school where things turn sinister and supernatural. Puzzle pieces include Black Swan, Shine, Whiplash and Scream.

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The Invisible Man (Featuring Robert Yaniz Jr.)

On the 119th episode of Piecing It Together, Robert Yaniz Jr. from the Crooked Table Podcast helps me kick off year 3 of our podcast by looking at The Invisible Man. This modernized take on the classic Universal Monster movie from Blumhouse and director Leigh Whannel is totally surprising and does the long tradition of monsters proud. Puzzle pieces include Terminator 2, Ex Machina, Sleeping With The Enemy and Gone Girl.

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Vox Lux (Featuring Josh Bell)

On the 53rd episode of Piecing It Together, Josh Bell joins me again for Vox Lux, Brady Corbet’s polarizing look at the life of a pop star (played as a young girl by Raffey Cassidy and as an adult by Natalie Portman) whose life and career is marred by tragedy. A difficult movie, but a fascinating one, Josh and I fall on totally different ends of the spectrum of opinions on the film which makes for a great conversation. Puzzle pieces include A Star Is Born, We Need To Talk About Kevin, mother! and Dogville.

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