On the 1st episode of a new side series of Piecing It Together called Missing Pieces, Adam Wells joins me to discuss 2013’s This Is The End from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. With the Coronavirus bringing an end to Hollywood’s planned release schedule for the rest of the year, This Is The End is a fitting way to kick off a look back at movies that were released before the creation of our podcast! Along with the usual puzzle pieces treatment, we also look to see if there are any movies that came after This Is The End that it may have inspired. Puzzle pieces include Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Ghostbuster, Evil Dead 2 and Pineapple Express.
Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back
On the 116th episode of Piecing It Together, Chad Clinton Freeman joins us (two in a row!) to talk about the latest in his beloved DC Extended Universe of films, the Harley Quinn solo movie Birds Of Prey. Following up on the disaster that was Suicide Squad, Birds Of Prey sees a newly single Harley Quinn getting into all kinds of crazy adventures in an uneven but fun comic book movie. Puzzle pieces include Tank Girl, Deadpool 2, Joker and Kill Bill.
On the 115th episode of Piecing It Together, Chad Clinton Freeman joins us to talk about one of his favorite filmmakers, Guy Ritchie and his new film The Gentlemen. A return to his crime film roots, The Gentlemen is a sometimes problematic but always fun classic crime romp. Puzzle pieces include Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Sexy Beast, Seven Psychopaths and The Player.
On the 113th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black and Adam Wells return to the podcast for a conversation about all things Kevin Smith, touching on lots of moments from throughout his View Askewniverse right up until the brand new Jay & Silent Bob Reboot. We recorded this back when the film was toured around the country and it’s now finally out on VOD. Puzzle pieces include O Brother Where Art Thou?, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, Dumb & Dumber 2 and of course… Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back.
On the 99th episode of Piecing It Together, Kris Krainock (our resident Stanley Kubrick expert) joins me for Doctor Sleep, the 40 years later sequel to the classic horror film The Shining. Based on a recent novel from Stephen King, Doctor Sleep and director Mike Flanagan tries to answer questions you probably never had about The Shining and expands the mythology in all kinds of new ways. Puzzle pieces include Ready Player One, It Chapter 1 & 2, The Frighteners and the Twilight series.