Tag: The Beach Bum

Red Rocket (Featuring Jay Ledbetter)

On the 217th episode of Piecing It Together, film critic Jay Ledbetter joins me for a wild one… Sean Baker’s latest Red Rocket is about a fading porn star played by Simon Rex who tries to start over. He just may be the worst character in any movie this year, and the film is fascinating. Puzzle pieces include Good Time, Lolita, American History X and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

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Jungle Cruise (Featuring Chauncey Telese)

On the 197th episode of Piecing It Together, Chauncey Telese from LA Podfidential joins me to go on a Disney jungle adventure with The Rock and Emily Blunt in the new film Jungle Cruise. Based on the classic Disney ride, it’s a movie that has no confusion about what kind of movie it’s trying to be. Puzzle pieces include The Mummy, Anaconda, Indiana Jones and The Lost City of Z.

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The Beach Bum (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 55th episode of Piecing It Together, Joe Black joins me to discuss Harmony Korine’s latest piece of cinematic insanity, The Beach Bum, starring Matthew McConaughey, Isla Fisher and Snoop Dogg. Joe called this unconventional but hilarious stoner-comedy “the feel great movie of the decade,” and he just might be right. Puzzle pieces include Arthur, Freddy Got Fingered, Tropic Thunder and Young Adult.

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