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Join hosts Matt, Tiny, and Mike as they talk about their love of movies and television. Each episode covers a specific topic (be it genre, trope, movie or show) and then ends with a "Potpourri" section where the hosts discuss what they've been watching lately or are looking forward to watching in the future. Past topics include Nickelodeon in the 90s, Notable Movie Theater Experiences, TV One Season Wonders, TV Dads, War Movies, Car Movies, and Teen Coming of Age Movies. The hosts also do occasional retrospective episodes that have covered the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, the career of Adam Sandler, and the entire Halloween film franchise, to name a few. The podcast also features occasional interview episodes and live recorded episodes from Indianapolis conventions like Indy PopCon, and Starbase Indy. The podcast also hosts a live event every October in Indianapolis celebrating the horror genre and local filmmakers called Shocktober in Irvington.

Join hosts Matt, Tiny, and Mike as they talk about their love of movies and television. Each episode covers a specific topic (be it genre, trope, movie or show) and then ends with a "Potpourri" section where the hosts discuss what they've been watching lately or are looking forward to watching in the future. Past topics include Nickelodeon in the 90s, Notable Movie Theater Experiences, TV One Season Wonders, TV Dads, War Movies, Car Movies, and Teen Coming of Age Movies. The hosts also do occasional retrospective episodes that have covered the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, the career of Adam Sandler, and the entire Halloween film franchise, to name a few. The podcast also features occasional interview episodes and live recorded episodes from Indianapolis conventions like Indy PopCon, and Starbase Indy. The podcast also hosts a live event every October in Indianapolis celebrating the horror genre and local filmmakers called Shocktober in Irvington.

Location:

Indianapolis, IN

Description:

Join hosts Matt, Tiny, and Mike as they talk about their love of movies and television. Each episode covers a specific topic (be it genre, trope, movie or show) and then ends with a "Potpourri" section where the hosts discuss what they've been watching lately or are looking forward to watching in the future. Past topics include Nickelodeon in the 90s, Notable Movie Theater Experiences, TV One Season Wonders, TV Dads, War Movies, Car Movies, and Teen Coming of Age Movies. The hosts also do occasional retrospective episodes that have covered the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, the career of Adam Sandler, and the entire Halloween film franchise, to name a few. The podcast also features occasional interview episodes and live recorded episodes from Indianapolis conventions like Indy PopCon, and Starbase Indy. The podcast also hosts a live event every October in Indianapolis celebrating the horror genre and local filmmakers called Shocktober in Irvington.

Language:

English


Episodes

OV326 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 3: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) & 8 1/2 (1963) - Heartland Film Festival 2020 Preview, and Extended Patreon Clip (Feels Good Man & Possessor)

10/3/2020
OV326 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 3: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) & 8 1/2 (1963) - Heartland Film Festival 2020 Preview, and Extended Patreon Clip (Feels Good Man & Possessor) Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link Recorded September 22, 2020: In the latest installment of our Ebert’s Great Movies Review Series, our newly promoted recurring co-host Ben Sears joins me to discuss the classic horror/German Expressionist film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2020) and the...

Duration:01:33:29

OV325 - The Social Dilemma (2020) & The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) - RIP Chadwick Boseman, The Batman, Dune, The Great Hack, The Social Network

9/20/2020
OV325 - The Social Dilemma (2020) & The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) - RIP Chadwick Boseman, The Batman, Dune, The Great Hack, The Social Network Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In this episode, Tiny and I review the newly released documentary The Social Dilemma and McG’s sequel The Babysitter: Killer Queen. We also discuss Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing and his legacy, COVID-19 check-ins, The Batman and Dune trailers and more. This week’s stinger comes...

Duration:02:08:46

OV324 - Desert One (2020) & #Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump (2020) - AMC Has Reopened, Will We See Tenet?, The Stand CBS All-Access Release Date

9/1/2020
OV324 - Desert One (2020) & Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump (2020) - AMC Has Reopened, Will We See Tenet?, The Stand CBS All-Access Release Date Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In this episode, Tiny and I review the newly released documentaries Desert One and Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump. We also discuss AMC Theaters’ reopening, Tenet’s upcoming release, and The Stand CBS All-Access release date announcement. Note: This episode was recorded before...

Duration:01:35:45

OV323 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 2: Tokyo Story (1953) & Network (1976) - Indy Film Fest 2020 Preview, Ben's Happy Valley Essays, and Yes God Yes - Guest: Ben Sears

8/19/2020
OV323 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 2: Tokyo Story (1953) & Network (1976) - Indy Film Fest 2020 Preview, Ben's Happy Valley Essays, and Yes God Yes - Guest: Ben Sears Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In the latest installment of our Ebert’s Great Movies Review Series, our contributor and friend Ben Sears joins me to discuss the Yasujirō Ozu masterpiece Tokyo Story (1953) and Sidney Lumet’s prescient satire Network (1976) from Ebert’s “Great Movies” list. We also...

Duration:01:47:18

OV322 - Palm Springs (2020) & The Old Guard (2020) - Fekkes' COVID Experience, Mulan and the Rise of PVOD, The Green Mile, and Bowfinger

8/9/2020
OV322 - Palm Springs (2020) & The Old Guard (2020) - Fekkes' COVID Experience, Mulan and the Rise of PVOD, The Green Mile, and Bowfinger Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, Fekkes makes his return to the podcast for a review of Palm Springs and The Old Guard. We also discuss Fekkes’ experience having COVID-19, Disney’s decision regarding Mulan and the future of cinemas and round out the episode with some Potpourri. This week’s stinger comes from our...

Duration:01:47:51

OV321 - Extended Potpourri - Midway, The Gentlemen, The War of the Worlds, The Vast of Night, Inside Out, Popstar, and Alfred Hitchcock

7/30/2020
OV321 - Extended Potpourri - Midway, The Gentlemen, The War of the Worlds, The Vast of Night, Inside Out, Popstar, and Alfred Hitchcock Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, Tiny returns to The Obsessive Viewer for an extended potpourri wherein we discuss several movies (as well as book tangents) and touch on some entertainment news that has popped up recently. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 086 - OV B-Roll - “All the Things...

Duration:01:24:22

OV320 - Relic (2020) & The Rental (2020) - Mike's Post-Surgery Viewing, Friday the 13th Blu-Ray Announcement, and Horror Conventions in a Pandemic

7/22/2020
OV320 - Relic (2020) & The Rental (2020) - Mike's Post-Surgery Viewing, Friday the 13th Blu-Ray Announcement, and Horror Conventions in a Pandemic Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, Mike joins me to review IFC Midnight’s new releases Relic and The Rental. We also chat about Mike’s recovery from nose surgery, the newly announced Scream Factory Friday the 13th Blu-ray collection, and the ill-advised Days of the Dead convention. This week’s stinger comes...

Duration:01:55:50

OV319 - Roger Ebert's Great Movies Part 1: Duck Soup (1933) & After Hours (1985) - The Painter and the Thief, 13 Reasons Why, and Sunshine - Guest: Ben Sears

7/17/2020
OV319 - Roger Ebert's Great Movies Part 1: Duck Soup (1933) & After Hours (1985) - The Painter and the Thief, 13 Reasons Why, and Sunshine - Guest: Ben Sears Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In our inaugural Ebert’s Great Movies Review Series episode, our contributor and friend Ben Sears joins me to discuss the Marx Brothers’ Duck Soup (1933) and Martin Scorsese’s After Hours (1985) from Ebert’s “Great Movies” list. For Potpourri, we discuss the documentary The...

Duration:01:47:14

OV318 - The Vast of Night & The King of Staten Island - Da 5 Bloods, The Wrong Missy, and AMC Theaters' Reopening Plans - Guest: Ben Sears

6/21/2020
OV318 - The Vast of Night & The King of Staten Island - Da 5 Bloods, The Wrong Missy, and AMC Theaters' Reopening Plans - Guest: Ben Sears Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, our contributor and friend Ben joins me to review the retro sci-fi film, The Vast of Night and the new Judd Apatow film The King of Staten Island. We also talk about drive-in movies and AMC’s plans to reopen. For Potpourri, we discuss the Netflix films Da 5 Bloods and The Wrong...

Duration:01:55:11

OV317 - Becky (2020) & Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street - Schitt's Creek, Kim's Convenience, and Scott Pilgrim

6/12/2020
OV317 - Becky & Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street - Schitt's Creek, Kim's Convenience, and Scott Pilgrim Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, Mike joins me to review the new thriller on VOD, Becky and the Shudder exclusive documentary Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 070 - OV B-Roll - “Goopy Lovefest” - Behind the Podcast Curtains, Dream Me-Time Double Features, That 70's...

Duration:01:46:32

OV316 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 74 (Netflix Spotlight) - The Lovebirds and Community Seasons 2-5

5/31/2020
OV316 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 74 (Netflix Spotlight) - The Lovebirds and Community Seasons 2-5 Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Kyrsten joins me to talk about Community Seasons 2-5 and for a feature review of The Lovebirds, both are currently available to stream on Netflix. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 068 - OV B-Roll - “Front Ponytails” - Avatar: The Last Airbender, Encino Man...

Duration:01:40:38

OV315 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 39 (cOVid Potpourri) - Middleditch & Schwartz, Mike Birbiglia's The New One, John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch, Community, and Richard Jewell

4/30/2020
OV315 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 39 (cOVid Potpourri) - Middleditch & Schwartz, Mike Birbiglia's The New One, John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch, Community, and Richard Jewell Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In the midst of a global pandemic and stay at home orders all over the country, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. In this episode, Kyrsten joins me as we review 2019’s Richard Jewell and the...

Duration:01:34:26

OV314 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 20-38 (Sci-Fi Showcase) - The Adjustment Bureau, Next, Minority Report, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Code 8, Vivarium, The X-Files, and Devs (Guest: Ben Sears)

4/27/2020
OV314 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 20-38 (Sci-Fi Showcase) - The Adjustment Bureau, Next, Minority Report, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Code 8, Vivarium, The X-Files, and Devs (Guest: Ben Sears) Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In the midst of a global pandemic and stay at home orders all over the country, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. Here is my coverage of cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 20-38: Sci-fi...

Duration:01:54:18

OV313 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 16 (Netflix Spotlight) - Unicorn Store, The Little Hours, Search Party, and Tiger King

4/10/2020
OV313 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 16 (Netflix Spotlight) - Unicorn Store, The Little Hours, Search Party, and Tiger King In the midst of a global pandemic and stay at home orders all over the country, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. Here is my coverage of cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 16: Netflix Spotlight (April 2, 2020). For the spotlight review, Tiny calls in to talk about Tiger King with me in a spoiler review. This week’s...

Duration:01:16:45

OV312 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 6 (Mike’s Picks) - The Head Hunter, Little Monsters, Horror Noire, and Freaks

4/3/2020
OV312 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 6 (Mike’s Picks) - The Head Hunter, Little Monsters, Horror Noire, and Freaks Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link In the midst of a global pandemic and stay at home orders all over the country, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. Here is my coverage of cOVid-19 Film Festival day 6: Programmed by Mike White. For the spotlight review, Mike calls in to talk about Freaks with...

Duration:01:13:57

OV311 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 4 & 5 (Amazon Prime Weekend) - Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, Never Surrender, Thunder Road, and HBO's Watchmen

3/25/2020
OV311 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Days 4 & 5 (Amazon Prime Weekend) - Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, Never Surrender, Thunder Road, and HBO's Watchmen COVID-19 is sweeping the nation. So, naturally, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. Here is my coverage of day 4 & 5: Amazon Prime Weekend. For the spotlight review, Tiny calls in to talk about HBO’s Watchmen with me in a non-spoiler and spoiler section. This week’s stinger is an outtake...

Duration:02:02:15

OV310 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Opening Night and Day 1 - Crawl, The Year of Spectacular Men, Outbreak, The Edge of Seventeen, and Contagion

3/20/2020
OV310 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Opening Night and Day 1 - Crawl, The Year of Spectacular Men, Outbreak, The Edge of Seventeen, and Contagion Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link COVID-19 is sweeping the nation. So, naturally, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival Here is day 1. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive Vlog: COVID-19 Vlog 1 - Crawl (2019) & Theaters Close - March 17,...

Duration:01:16:05

OV309 - Extended Potpourri - Coronavirus/COVID-19, Devs, Dave, Kan Kan Cinema, The Warrant, The Way Back, The Outsider, Mythic Quest, McMillions (Guest: Ben Sears)

3/13/2020
OV309 - Extended Potpourri - Coronavirus/COVID-19, Devs, Dave, Kan Kan Cinema, The Warrant, The Way Back, The Outsider, Mythic Quest, McMillions (Guest: Ben Sears) Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, frequent guest and OV contributor Ben Sears joins Tiny and me to discuss several topics in an Extended Potpourri episode. Topics include: Devs, Dave, The Outsider, McMillions, The Way Back, Mythic Quest, The Warrant, Fail Safe, and more. This week’s stinger...

Duration:01:29:15

OV308 - Post-Oscars 2020 & Extended Potpourri - The Witcher, Gretel and Hansel, Terminator: Dark Fate, Downhill, Fantasy Island, Mike Birbiglia's The New One, and Zombieland Double Tap

2/20/2020
OV308 - Post-Oscars 2020 & Extended Potpourri - The Witcher, Gretel and Hansel, Terminator: Dark Fate, Downhill, Fantasy Island, Mike Birbiglia's The New One, and Zombieland Double Tap Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, Tiny and I reflect on this year’s Oscar ceremony, which we were both pleased with. We then discuss several topics in an Extended Potpourri segment. Topics include: The Witcher, Gretel and Hansel, Terminator: Dark Fate, Downhill, Fantasy...

Duration:01:26:10

OV307 - Oscars 2020 Nominee Rundown (Guest: Ben Sears)

2/5/2020
OV307 - Oscars 2020 Nominee Rundown (Guest: Ben Sears) Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts StitcherDirect Download Link This week, Ben joins me to rundown the 2020 Oscar Nominees! We also commiserate on Joker’s success, Star Wars’ whatever, and some of the snubs from this year’s Academy Awards. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 057 - OV B-Roll - “AARP Movies for Grown Ups” - For Sama, Letterboxd Conversations, Bradley Cooper on Netflix - January 23,...

Duration:02:26:57