On the 96th episode of Piecing It Together, Isaac Vanegas from The Broken Mug Podcast joins me to discuss the Kumail Nanjiani / Dave Bautista / Uber team-up action comedy Stuber. Is it a great movie? Not exactly. Was it hilarious? Not really. Did it have a lot of awesome action? Not particularly… But hey, it wasn’t that bad. Puzzle pieces include Lethal Weapon, Crank, Collateral and I Love You Man.
On the 19th episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host Kris Krainock and I discuss Skyscraper, the new action movie from The Rock that definitely doesn’t have Die Hard as a puzzle piece. Just kidding, of course it does, it’s the first one we discuss, but the movie absolutely wears its inspirations on its sleeve with The Rock needing to find a way to scale and enter a burning super-tower to rescue his family from terrorists. It’s ridiculous, it’s fun (but maybe not as fun as we’d have liked), and it made for a great conversation about action movies in general. Puzzle pieces (other than Die Hard) include The Dark Knight, King Kong, The Rock and True Lies.