Tag: Citizen Kane

Mank (Featuring M.N. Miller)

On the 156th episode of Piecing It Together, M.N. Miller from Ready Steady Cut joins me to talk about David Fincher’s Mank, out now on Netflix. The story of Herman J. Mankiewicz, writer of the classic 1941 Orson Welles film Citizen Kane and his struggle for credit in Hollywood. Puzzle pieces include Hail Caeser!, Can You Ever Forgive Me, Trumbo and of course, Citizen Kane.

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I’m Thinking Of Ending Things (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 143rd episode of Piecing It Together, Kris Krainock joins me to follow-up our discussion about Charlie Kaufman’s novel Antkind with some more Charlie Kaufman… His new Netflix Original I’m Thinking Of Ending Things. Yes, things get weird… But I think we do a pretty good job of navigating the weirdness. Puzzle pieces include No Country For Old Men, The Cable Guy, Eraserhead and The Shining.

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Garden State (Featuring The Lady-Wan)

On the 4th episode of Missing Pieces, The Lady-Wan from the Screen Fix Podcast joins me to talk about 2004’s Garden State. Zach Braff swings for the fences with a story he wrote, directed, produced and starred in (not to mention putting together an all-timer soundtrack), and it definitely paid off at the time… But the film and star’s reputation has taken a hit in recent years. We discuss whether it still works. Puzzle pieces include The Graduate, American Beauty, Dazed & Confused and Annie Hall.

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