Tag: The Nice Guys

The Kid Detective (Featuring Josh Bell)

On the 165th episode of Piecing It Together, I’m joined again by Josh Bell from Awesome Movie Year to talk about my favorite movie that I’ve seen so far this year… The criminally underrated The Kid Detective. Released to theaters only amid the pandemic and finally out on VOD, it stars Adam Brody as a guy who used to be the town’s cute kid detective, now faced with his first real, grown-up murder case. Puzzle pieces include The Big Lebowski, Inherent Vice, Under The Silver Lake and Mystery Team.

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Dragged Across Concrete (Featuring Chad Clinton Freeman)

On the 58th episode of Piecing It Together, Chad Clinton Freeman is back again to talk about S Craig Zahler’s controversial Dragged Across Concrete. Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn star as a couple of racist cops who lose their job after being filmed using excessive force during an arrest. To provide for their families they hatch a plan to rob drug dealers and things go wrong, fast. Puzzle pieces include Trespass, The Dark Knight, The Nice Guys and Training Day.

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Breaking It Apart 1 – The Big Lebowski

On the 1st episode of a special episode series called Breaking It Apart, co-host Kris Krainock and I take a look not at a new movie and what movies inspired it, but at a classic movie and what movies were inspired BY it… And the first one we’re doing is the cult classic Coen Brothers’ film The Big Lebowski. The Dude. Walter. Donny. The Jesus. The Nihilists. Bunny. So many classic characters in such a beautifully complicated yet ridiculous story that blends dark comedy, modern film noir and stoners. The Big Lebowski has inspired countless films, and on this first Breaking It Apart special episode, we get into a bunch of them and what makes this film and the Coen Brothers themselves so special. Puzzle pieces include The Nice Guys, Observe and Report, Brick and In Bruges.

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