Tag: Independence Day

F9: The Fast Saga (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 189th episode of Piecing It Together, filmmaker Joe Black joins me to talk about the latest in the long running Fast & Furious series, F9: The Fast Saga. We both share a love of these ridiculous, over-the-top movies, so this had been easily one of our most awaited movies of the year. Puzzle pieces include Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Independence Day, Sharknado and Pulp Fiction.

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Breaking It Apart 9 – The Thing (Featuring Troy Howarth and Tony Strauss)

On the 9th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, I’m joined by Weng’s Chop’s Tony Strauss and Troy Howarth, the author of Assault On The System: The Nonconformist Cinema of John Carpenter to talk about the 1982 classic The Thing. This influential horror classic wasn’t a hit when it was released, but has gone on to be considered one of the ultimate films when it comes to paranoia, suspense and horrific practical effects.

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Breaking It Apart 7 – Jaws (Featuring Caitlin Kennedy)

On the 7th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, Caitlin Kennedy joins me for the 45th anniversary of the original summer blockbuster – Jaws. Steven Spielberg’s shark classic redefined the movies and still feels fresh today. Puzzle pieces include Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Alien and of course, Sharknado .

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Featuring Chad Clinton Freeman & Ryan Daugherty)

On the 65th episode of Piecing It Together, Chad Clinton Freeman and Ryan Daugherty join me for a nerdy extravaganza in our conversation about Godzilla: King of the Monsters. The third chapter in Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse features tons of monster-on-monster action, and a lot of rain. Puzzle pieces include Batman V Superman, The Happening, Kaiju Big Battel and the Independence Day series.

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Breaking It Apart 6 – Superman: The Movie

On the 6th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, our resident DC and Superman expert Chad Clinton Freeman joins me to discuss Superman: The Movie. Long before Chad became obsessed with Batman V Superman, the original Superman movie was part of a wave of films that basically invented what modern blockbusters would become. Puzzle pieces include Captain Marvel, Prometheus, Ghostbusters and Disaster Movies.

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The Predator (Featuring Ryan Daugherty)

On the 28th episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host Ryan Daugherty and I discuss Shane Black’s continuation of the classic alien hunter sci-fi horror action series Predator with… The Predator! It’s a straight up sequel and not a reboot or something so I wonder why the didn’t just call it Predator 3… I just thought of that… Anyway it’s a mess of a movie but a fun mess and we had a blast talking about it. Puzzle pieces include Aliens Vs Predator 2 (because if you’re going to emulate a movie from the franchise why not aim low?), Alien Covenant, Independence Day and Con Air.

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