Tag: Eighth Grade

Turning Red (Featuring Daniel Howat)

On the 229th episode of Piecing It Together, Daniel Howat from Next Best Picture joins me to talk about Pixar’s latest, Turning Red! It’s a fun movie about a a teen who turns into a giant panda whenever her emotions get the best of her… A story that anyone can relate to. Puzzle pieces include Teen Wolf, Lady Bird, Eighth Grade and PEN15.

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Bo Burnham: Inside (Featuring Jason Harris)

On the 187th episode of Piecing It Together, Jason Harris from Awesome Movie Year joins me to talk about Bo Burnham’s new comedy special Inside. We’ve never covered a comedy special before, but this unique piece that Burnham made by himself during the pandemic feels more like an experimental feature film than a comedy special. Puzzle pieces include Eighth Grade, Slacker, The Social Dilemma and Synecdoche New York.

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Searching (Featuring Jacob Tiranno)

On the 30th episode of Piecing It Together, we are joined by first-time co-host Jacob Tiranno of ChasingCinema.com to talk about Searching, the newest in a unique style of movie that unfolds completely on computer screens. While normally a gimmick like this would seem like something that would get old quick, a great story and top notch performances by John Cho and Debra Messing keep it interesting and exciting. Puzzle pieces include The Social Network, Gone Girl, Memento and Up.

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Eighth Grade (Featuring Jason Harris)

On the 25th episode of Piecing It Together, first time co-host Jason Harris and I discuss Eighth Grade, the sometimes hilarious, sometimes heart-felt new film from A24. The film from comedian and first time writer/director Bo Burnham follows 13 year old Kayla as she deals with Eighth Grade, growing up in today’s world and the always scary onset of High School, all while continuing to grow her YouTube video series. Puzzle pieces include Welcome to the Dollhouse, American Pie, Ingrid Goes West and The Squid & The Whale.

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