Tag: Bombshell

The Eyes of Tammy Faye (Featuring Darryl A. Armstrong)

On the 204th episode of Piecing It Together, Darryl Armstrong joins me to talk about The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a look at the life of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Directed by one of my favorite comedy personas Michael Showalter, it’s a film that basically hinges on a big central performance by Jessica Chastain. Puzzle pieces include Citizen Kane, Boogie Nights, Leap of Faith and Bombshell.

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Bombshell (Featuring Heidi Kyser)

On the 108th episode of Piecing It Together, journalist Heidi Kyser joins me to talk about Bombshell, the story of Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson and sexual harassment at Fox News. It’s a heavy topic but Jay Roach managed to balance the incredibly accurate performances from the likes of Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman with a story that needed to be told. Puzzle pieces include Vice, The Post and Broadcast News.

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