Tag: No Country For Old Men

Fatman (Featuring Jason Harris)

On the 159th episode of Piecing It Together, Jason Harris returns to the show to talk about probably the darkest take on Santa Claus ever, Fatman. Starring Mel Gibson as angry old Saint Nick and Walton Goggins as the man hired by a bad kid to kill him… It’s a wild ride. Puzzle pieces include No Country For Old Men, Death To Smoochy, Problem Child and North.

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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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Bloodshot (Featuring Sean Malloy)

On the 123rd episode of Piecing It Together, Sean Malloy, a guy who knows a thing or two about action movies stops by to talk about Vin Diesel’s latest attempt at an action franchise, Bloodshot. Based on the Valiant Comic, the film opened the weekend the Coronavirus closed all theaters, which combined with abysmal reviews dashed any hopes of a new cinematic universe. But we covered it anyway. Puzzle pieces include Deadpool, Universal Soldier, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

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How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Featuring Ryan Daugherty)

On the 47th episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host Ryan Daugherty and I discuss the newest entry in the wildly popular animated series How To Train Your Dragon. Concluding the trilogy, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a movie I went into without really knowing the world, but I had a great time anyway (and Ryan helps me along the way). Puzzle pieces include Avatar, Pokemon, Dragonheart and the Before Trilogy..

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mid90s (Featuring Kris Krainock)

On the 35th episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host Kris Krainock and I discuss a24’s mid90s, the directorial debut from Jonah Hill. mid90s is a slice of life… 1990’s skateboarder life to be precise. With virtually no known actors except Lucas Hedges, it shows the life of a young kid as he tries to make friends with a bunch of skaters. The authenticity on screen is somewhat of a nostalgia overload, but Jonah Hill does an amazing job of balancing it into a touching, funny film. Puzzle pieces include Kids, Clerks, Barry Lyndon and the NES Classic.

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Bad Times at the El Royale (Featuring Ryan Daugherty)

On the 33rd episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host Ryan Daugherty and I discuss Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale. Ryan and I are obsessed with Goddard’s Cloverfield series so we jumped at the chance to cover this mystery about a group of strangers who converge on an old motel located on the California-Nevada border… And while we weren’t The Cloverfield Paradox level disappointed, we didn’t exactly love our stay at the El Royale. Puzzle pieces include every Quentin Tarantino movie, Lost, Smokin’ Aces, and No Country for Old Men.

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (Featuring Chad Clinton Freeman)

On the 17th episode of Piecing It Together, co-host Chad Clinton Freeman and I discuss Sicario: Day of The Soldado. As tensions mount at the Mexico / Texas border, the US Government decides to treat the Mexican cartels as terrorists allowing them to get extra dirty. Along the way we sort of lose the point of the first Sicario… As well as that absolute modern classic’s main star, director, cinematographer and composer… But we still have Josh Brolin and Benecio Del Toro playing bad-asses and a script from Taylor Sheridan! Puzzle pieces include No Country For Old Men, Children of Men, Desierto and Desperado.

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