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Eternals (Featuring James Anderson)

On the 211th episode of Piecing It Together, James Anderson joins me to talk about the movie that Marvel is resting the next who knows how many years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on, Chloe Zhao’s Eternals. Luckily, it doesn’t matter whether it’s actually good or not, because Marvel can’t fail. Puzzle pieces include Alien Covenant, Interview With A Vampire, Ancient Aliens and Zack Snyder’s DC movies (sorry, not sorry).

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In The Earth (Featuring Amy Smith)

On the 179th episode of Piecing It Together, film critic Amy Smith from the Film For Thought Podcast joins me to talk about the latest and possibly weirdest movie from weird movie guy Ben Wheatley. It’s one of the first films to get made after the Covid-19 pandemic and taps into the anxiety we’re all still feeling a little bit. Puzzle pieces include Annihilation, Midsommar, Contagion and It Comes At Night.

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April 2021 Trailers (Special Episode)

On this special episode, Jason Harris joins me again to talk about some upcoming movies. We use the usual puzzle pieces format on some trailers for movies that are coming out in April 2021. This month’s episode includes Shiva Baby, Concrete Cowboy, Thunder Force, Voyagers, Moffie, Stowaway and Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse.

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The Father (Featuring Robert Yaniz Jr.)

On the 176th episode of Piecing It Together, Robert Yaniz Jr. joins me to talk about the heartbreaking puzzle box that is Florian Zeller’s The Father. Featuring an Academy-Award nominated performance by Anthony Hopkins, it’s a stunning and disorienting portrait of dementia that places you in the shoes of its protagonist. Puzzle pieces include Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Memento, mother! and Relic.

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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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The Platform (Featuring David Quinones)

On the 122nd episode of Piecing It Together, David Quinones joins me to talk about yet another movie that critiques Capitalism (I’m sensing a theme here), Netflix’s The Platform. It’s a crazy movie about a 300 story prison in which prisoners must survive by scavenging from a levitating food platform that travels down from the top to the bottom. Puzzle pieces include Snowpiercer, mother!, The Machinist and Cube.

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Parasite (Featuring David Quinones)

On the 114th episode of Piecing It Together, my buddy David Quinones from Bird Road Podcast joins me to talk about possibly the most talked about movie of 2019, Parasite. Bong Joon-ho’s timely social satire about two families on different sides of the wealth gap surprised everyone and has been cleaning up awards over the last couple months. Puzzle pieces include Us, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Eating Raoul and mother!

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Uncut Gems (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 109th episode of Piecing It Together, Kris Krainock joins me for the first episode of 2020, a movie that was probably my #1 most anticipated of 2019… Uncut Gems. After the Safdie Brothers blew my mind with their film 2017 film Good Time, they return with an anxiety inducing story set in the NYC diamond district starring Adam Sandler. Puzzle pieces include Punch Drunk Love, Requiem For A Dream, Boiler Room and California Split.

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Midsommar (Featuring Josh Bell)

On the 71st episode of Piecing It Together, film-critic Josh Bell joins me for one of the most anticipated movies of the year, Ari Aster’s sophomore effort, Midsommar. It’s an insane trip into the Swedish countryside filled with lots of strangeness and an excellent central performance by Florence Pugh. Puzzle pieces include mother!, Dogville, The Witch and the films of Wes Anderson.

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Climax (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 54th episode of Piecing It Together, Kris Krainock joins me to talk about Gaspar Noe’s head-trip of an experience, Climax. A dance troupe in France decides to follow-up their most recent rehearsal with a little laid back dance party, but someone spiked the sangria and all hell breaks loose. Puzzle pieces include mother!, Suspiria, Possession and Event Horizon.

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