Tag: Joe Black

The Matrix Resurrections (Super Episode)

On the 220th episode of Piecing It Together, it’s time for another Super Episode! I’m joined by Shaurya Chawla, Joe Black, Jack Hunter, JC and Pete Abeyta to look at the return to The Matrix universe with Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix Resurrections! After covering the original Matrix Trilogy in last week’s episode, I really didn’t know what to expect with the 4th feature entry in the series and I was pretty surprised with the movie we got. Puzzle pieces include Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Inception, Minority Report and Scream.

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Licorice Pizza (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 218th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me for a look at Paul Thomas Anderson’s 9th film, Licorice Pizza. A look back at life in Hollywood in the 70s, it’s a joyful romance that exudes the feeling of being alive. It’s also my favorite movie of the year. Puzzle pieces include Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, American Graffiti, Rushmore and Almost Famous.

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House Of Gucci (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 215th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me for one of our most anticipated movies of the year, House of Gucci. Ridley Scott’s story of fashion, sex, murder and funny Italian accents didn’t quite live up to our expectations, but has a huge cast including Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto and Al Pacino. Puzzle pieces include The Godfather, The Social Network, Thelma & Louise and I Tonya.

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Copshop (featuring Joe Black)

On the 205th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black returns to the podcast for the second of two Joe Carnahan action movies we’ve gotten in one year… Copshop! Starring Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo going up against newcomer Alexis Louder, it’s a total blast and the kind of action movie we just don’t see that often anymore. Puzzle pieces include Reservoir Dogs, Assault on Precinct 13, Free Fire and Seven Psychopaths.

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Death Rider In The House Of Vampires (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 200th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black returns to the podcast for Glenn Danzig’s second movie, the absolutely ridiculous Death Rider In the House Of Vampires. It’s about a guy named Death Rider… And he goes to a house full of vampires. It’s the perfect movie to celebrate our 200th episode. Puzzle pieces include The Good The Bad & The Ugly, From Dusk Till Dawn, Bordello of Blood and Young Frankenstein.

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Godzilla Vs Kong (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 181st episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me to talk about my most awaited movie of my life, Godzilla Vs Kong! The epic matchup that was first teased in the 60s with King Kong Vs Godzilla is finally here in full popcorn blockbuster fashion, and what a glorious sight it is. It was also my first time back to the theater in a year so I was extra excited. Puzzle pieces include Ant-Man and the Wasp, the Fast & Furious series, Rampage and Pacific Rim.

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Hubie Halloween (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 147th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black returns to the podcast for a celebration of all things Halloween with Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix movie, Hubie Halloween. Yes it’s ridiculous, yes it’s silly… But it’s kind of a lot of fun. Puzzle pieces include Scooby Doo, Trick ‘R Treat, American Graffiti, and Hot Shots Part Deux.

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Southland Tales (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 6th installment of our Missing Pieces series, Joe Black joins us for the absolute mind-trip that is Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales. Is it a biblical story? Does anything make sense? Do pimps commit suicide? All of this and more are discussed on this extensive breakdown of this sort-of cult classic. Puzzle pieces include Star Wars, They Live, Demolition Man and Idiocracy.

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Greed (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 127th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me to talk about one of the last movies I watched in the theater before Coronavirus closed everything, Greed. A hilarious satire that takes down the 1%, it’s a timely movie that just came out on VOD last week. Puzzle pieces include the films of Christopher Guest, The Big Short, Vice Principals, and Bruno.

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The Way Back (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 120th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me to talk about one of his favorite actors, Ben Affleck, and his new film The Way Back. An inspirational drama from writer/director Gavin O’Connor, The Way Back tells the story of an alcoholic who finds the way to recovery through coaching a high school basketball team. Puzzle pieces include Hoosiers, Yes Man, Half Nelson and A Star Is Born.

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Revisiting Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

On this special episode of Piecing It Together, we are revisiting Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (which we covered back on episode 78), Quentin Tarantino’s ode to the golden era of Hollywood. Ever since its release the takes were coming fast and hard from every end of the spectrum. On opposite ends… Both of our guests Joe Black (who loved it) and Chad Clinton Freeman (who hated it).

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