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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (Featuring Phil A)

On the 10th installment of our Missing Pieces series, Las Vegas hip-hop mainstay Phil A returns to the podcast to talk about 2016’s music mockumentary Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping starring the Lonely Island. One of the funniest movies of last decade, it’s filled with memorable funny songs and performances and was a great movie to rediscover for this series.

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Breaking It Apart 8 – Bill & Ted’s Double Feature (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 8th episode of the special episode series called Breaking It Apart, Joe Black joins me to discuss Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. Starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves as two of the most lovable idiots in cinema history, we take a Missing Pieces style approach and look both at the films that inspired these two movies, and the movie they inspired.

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This Is The End (Featuring Adam Wells)

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.

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Yesterday (Featuring James Anderson)

On the 92nd episode of Piecing It Together, James Anderson joins me to talk about the Danny Boyle film Yesterday, about a world in which everyone forgets The Beatles existed. Everyone except one man, who just so happens to know how to play their tunes and pretends they’re his. Puzzle pieces include Big, Across The Universe, Forrest Gump and Bohemian Rhapsody.

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A Star Is Born (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 43rd episode of Piecing It Together, new co-host Joe Black and I discuss one of the biggest movies of 2018, A Star Is Born. This is the 4th version of this classic story of one star’s ascent while her mentor goes down in flames, and quite frankly, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper knock it out of the park. Puzzle pieces include Crazy Heart, Once, and Lady Gaga’s actual career.

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