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Join hosts Matt, Tiny and Mike as they talk about their love of movies and television in the podcast version of ObsessiveViewer.com. Each episode covers a different topic as well as discussions on what the hosts are currently watching and thoughts on upcoming releases.

Join hosts Matt, Tiny and Mike as they talk about their love of movies and television in the podcast version of ObsessiveViewer.com. Each episode covers a different topic as well as discussions on what the hosts are currently watching and thoughts on upcoming releases.
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Join hosts Matt, Tiny and Mike as they talk about their love of movies and television in the podcast version of ObsessiveViewer.com. Each episode covers a different topic as well as discussions on what the hosts are currently watching and thoughts on upcoming releases.

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English


Episodes

OV271 - Oscars 2019 Nominee Rundown (Special Patreon Guest: Ben Sears)

2/8/2019
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This week, Tiny and I welcome special guest Ben Sears to the show! Ben is a patreon supporter who is known for his photography, going to elementary school (for a time) with Tiny, and paying us to be a guest on the podcast! In this special episode, we rundown this year’s Oscar nominees! Enjoy. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 017 - OV B-Roll - “Lavish Praise Upon Us” - Patreon Supporter Ben, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Oscar Snubs, and Kanopy - Feb 2,...

Duration:02:07:39

OV270 - FYRE (Netflix) & Fyre Fraud (Hulu) - Bryan Singer Atlantic Expose, QB1: Beyond the Lights, and On the Basis of Sex

1/31/2019
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This week, Tiny and I review the Hulu and Netflix documentaries FYRE and Fyre Fraud. But first, we discuss the news regarding the latest Bryan Singer allegations. Later, in Potpourri, we talk about the documentary series QB1, RBG movie On the Basis of Sex, and briefly touch on Tiny’s rewatch of The Shield. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 016 - OV B-Roll - “Should Past Top Ten Lists Be Revised?” - Tiny’s Trailering, Work Shopping OV Projects, Bumblebee, The...

Duration:01:50:42

OV269 - Glass - Leslie Jones and Ghostbusters 2020, Faith-Based Movies, Dog Movie Trailers, and Farting at the Gym (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

1/26/2019
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This week, Fekkes and I review M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film, the trilogy ending Glass. We also discuss the latest regarding the announcement of a new Ghostbusters movie, and chat about faith-based movies, trailers for A Dog’s Way Home, A Dog’s Journey, What Men Want, and Little. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 015 - OV B-Roll - “Tweetin’ ‘Round the World” - Fekkes’ Harassment, Remembering Heath Ledger, Oscar Nominations Hot Take, Podcasts in Prison, and...

Duration:01:56:44

OV268 - The Upside - If Beale Street Could Talk, Neal Brennan's 3 Mics, Free Solo, and the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer

1/19/2019
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This week, Tiny and I review the Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart comedy/drama The Upside. But first, we share some good news regarding Mike and myself, share a promo for a new podcast from our friends at Geeking in Indiana’s Family of Podcasts, and go through some news items. Later, in Potpourri, we talk about If Beale Street Could Talk, Neal Brennan’s 3 Mics comedy special, and Free Solo. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 014 - OV B-Roll - Tiny’s Birthday, IMDb...

Duration:01:53:57

OV267 - Bonus Ep - Escape Room, Mike's 400th Movie Night, and Random Thoughts on Film Criticism

1/14/2019
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In this bonus episode, Mike and I review the new horror/thriller movie, Escape Room. We also talk about Mike’s latest milestone in his long-running Movie Night tradition, amateur film criticism, and then we end the episode with a bunch of tangents. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 013 - OV B-Roll - Mike’s DVD Trunk, Buying Physical vs Digital, The Current Era of Video Renting, and “Mike Watched Adult Movies as a Kid” - Jan 5, 2019 Timestamps 00:2702:11...

Duration:01:31:00

OV266 - 2018 Year in Review – Best and Worst Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats

1/10/2019
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Happy 2019 and welcome to The Obsessive Viewer’s 2018 Year in Review episode! It’s our annual episode where Tiny, Mike, and myself share our movie viewing stats for the year, our top ten favorite movies list, and otherwise just nerd out about our year in movies and life! So buckle in and prepare yourself for the episode we always looking forward to and enjoy! Timestamps 00:3002:5006:43 Year in Review - Stats - 08:46 09:4414:4519:0025:0534:32 48:4553:121:02:461:04:42 Year in Review -...

Duration:03:29:18

OV265 - Roma - All Summers End, Big Mouth Season 2, The Ranch Season 5, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Private Life, Aquaman, and Robert Zemeckis

12/31/2018
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In our final episode of 2018, Tiny and I review the new Alfonso Cuaron movie, Roma. Then, in our potpourri segment, I share my thoughts on the coming of age movie, All Summers End and season 2 of Big Mouth while Tiny shares his thoughts on The Ranch season 5. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 012 - OV B-Roll - Tiny’s Progress, Movie Related Goals For 2019, Mission Impossible Fallout, Hotel Artemis, and “How Many Movies Should Be In Our Top Movies List?” - Dec...

Duration:01:37:56

OV264 - Bonus Ep - Aquaman, The American Meme, and Kevin Spacey's Let Me Be Frank (Featuring Robert Fekkes)

12/28/2018
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In this bonus episode, Fekkes and I review the new DCEU movie, Aquaman, determine it’s place within the DCEU, and discuss the future of DC movies. We also talk about the insanely bizarre Kevin Spacey YouTube video, “Let Me Be Frank” that was posted on Christmas Eve, discuss Star Wars Episode IX news, and I share my thoughts on the Netflix doc The American Meme. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 011 - OV B-Roll - Fekkes’ Collection, Favorite Bonus Features on...

Duration:01:54:48

OV263 - Welcome to Marwen - Bohemian Rhapsody, Blindspotting, Movie Theater Etiquette, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring Kyrsten Lyster)

12/25/2018
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This week, Kyrsten and I review the new Robert Zemeckis movie, Welcome to Marwen and then we offer mini-reviews of Bohemian Rhapsody, and Blindspotting. I also share a harrowing theater experience. We also check in with each other on our TV show swap segment LOSTPoint. In this week’s segment, we discuss Flashpoint (S01E02-03 - First in Line & The Element of Surprise) and LOST (S01E02-03 - Pilot Part 2 & Tabula Rosa). This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 010 - OV...

Duration:01:52:35

OV262 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - The Mule, Cam, Cheap Thrills, Silent Night Deadly Night, and Mandy (Patreon Selection)

12/20/2018
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This week, Mike and I review Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Mandy (as a special Patreon Review). We also discuss A-List and Letterboxd (as per usual), and Mike’s Ten Years of Shock list. For potpourri, we rapid-fire talk Creed II, Hereditary, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Cam, Silent Night Deadly Night, The Mule, and Cheap Thrills. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 009 - OV B-Roll - Mike’s Process, The Favourite Isn’t Really On Our Radar, Ralph...

Duration:02:11:51

OV261 - Hold the Dark - Avengers: Endgame Trailer, The Tale, Green Book, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Letterboxd Film Club

12/15/2018
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This week, Tiny and I review the latest Jeremy Saulnier movie, Hold the Dark. We also discuss the Avengers: Endgame trailer, Kevin Hart’s Oscar debacle, and Tiny and Kyrsten vying for the title of Matt Hurt Movie Theater Companion. For Potpourri, we talk about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2,The Tale, and Green Book. This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 008 - Tiny’s Planning, Movies From 2018 We Still Need To See, BlacKkKlansman, The Grinch, and “Weird Flex...

Duration:01:57:37

OV260 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Creed II, Instant Family, Finders Keepers, The Lion King trailer, and Facebook Live Police Chases (Featuring Robert Fekkes)

12/4/2018
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This week, Fekkes and I go in depth with our review of the latest Wizarding World movie, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. In Potpourri, we talk about the documentary Finders Keepers, Creed II, and Instant Family. Timestamps 00:273:10The Lion King11:49 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - 17:21 Non-Spoiler -17:30Spoiler Review -44:26 Potpourri - 1:07:48 Finders Keepers (2015)1:08:04Creed II (2018)1:15:57Instant Family (2018)1:27:34 1:34:15Stinger: Fekkes on Police...

Duration:01:42:00

OV259 – Movie Theater Potpourri – Widows, Overlord, A Star is Born, First Man, Detective Pikachu trailer, Dear David movie, and Help Name Our New TV Swap Segment (Featuring Kyrsten Lyster)

11/27/2018
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This week, Kyrsten and I discuss the movies we’ve watched recently in the theater. Movies we discuss include Widows, Overlord, A Star is Born, and First Man. We also began our TV show swap project tentatively titled “Matt Introduces Kyrsten to the Best TV Show and Kyrsten Shows Matt a TV Show.” In this week’s segment, we watch and discuss Flashpoint (S01E01 - Scorpio) and Lost (S01E01 - Pilot Part 1). Timestamps 00:3302:1003:5809:50Detective Pikachu12:36Dear David16:39 Movie Theater...

Duration:02:38:28

OV258 – Extended Potpourri – RIP Stan Lee, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Born Strong, House of Cards, Bob's Burgers, Solo: A Star Wars Story, NYPD Blue and more

11/21/2018
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This week, Tiny and I settle in for a good, old-fashioned Extended Potpourri episode. We discuss Stan Lee’s passing, the 10th anniversary of The Shield’s series finale, the obnoxiousness of Bill Maher, and a bevy of movies and shows we’ve been watching. Timestamps 00:2701:0707:50 Extended Potpourri - 20:40 The Shield21:36NYPD Blue24:17Born Strong (2017)29:04House of Cards37:39Bob’s Burgers51:40The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)57:46Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)1:06:32I Love You, Beth...

Duration:01:36:53

OV257 – Letterboxd Potpourri – Halloween, Last Flag Flying, Mid90s, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Changing Lanes, The Walking Dead Movie Trilogy, and Breaking Bad Movie News

11/16/2018
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This week, Tiny and I pick movies from each other’s Letterboxd diaries for discussion in an extended Letterboxd-edition of potpourri. We also talk about AMC A-List, news of the Breaking Bad movie, and more. Timestamps 00:2802:4803:41 Letterboxd Potpourri - 23:36 Changing Lanes (2002)25:52Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)36:00Mid90s (2018)50:54Last Flag Flying (2017)1:03:20Halloween (2018)1:11:09 1:23:54Stinger: Website Upgrades- 1:25:32 1:29:56 Related Links Help Support the...

Duration:01:32:34

OV256 – Bad Times at the El Royale – The Oath, The Haunting of Hill House, and The Old Man and the Gun (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

11/11/2018
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This week, Fekkes and I review the new Drew Goddard movie, Bad Times at the El Royale. We also discuss movie theater food and etiquette, and talk about The Oath, The Haunting of Hill House, and The Old Man & the Gun. Timestamps 00:2601:0705:1516:0019:57 Bad Times at the El Royale - 27:37 31:1349:45 Potpourri - 1:10:17 The Oath (2018)1:11:57The Haunting of Hill House1:15:10The Old Man & the Gun (2018)1:19:31 1:33:37Stinger: Star Wars News -1:35:27 1:38:49 Related Links Help Support the...

Duration:01:41:27

OV255 – OV Live – Shocktober in Irvington 5 with Elsewhere World, Trebor Media, Amateur Hour Productions, Synapshot Media, 5 After 5 Productions, and Fair Creek Films

10/30/2018
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Recorded October 12th, 2018: It’s the 5th annual Shocktober in Irvington! This year we returned to Playground Productions Studio in Irvington where we were fortunate enough to screen 5 films from local filmmakers. Included in this year’s lineup were films from Elsewhere World, Trebor Media, Amateur Hour Productions, Synapshot Media, 5 After 5 Productions, and Fair Creek Films! Timestamps 00:2801:4522:12 Shocktober in Irvington 2018 - 29:28 - 30:3031:52Animals36:39Sleep Paralysis45:21The...

Duration:02:07:52

OV254 – HIFF2018: Part IV – Care to Laugh Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Emanuel, Live the Stream, Bullitt County, Howard, On Her Shoulders, Alone in the Game, Thunder Road, Bathtubs Over Broadway, Radium Girls, and Tre Maison Dasan

10/22/2018
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In part 4 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, I review the closing night film Care to Laugh, interview the filmmakers, and then Kyrsten and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival on the awards night red carpet! Timestamps 00:2801:4006:23Care to Laugh11:17 Heartland Film Red Carpet 2 - 34:21 Arbella Studios'Emanuel36:25Live the Stream43:44Bullitt County49:02Howard54:24On Her Shoulders59:25Alone in the GameThunder Road1:06:02Bathtubs...

Duration:01:44:15

OV253 – HIFF2018: Part III – The Samuel Project Review and Filmmaker Interviews: When Jeff Tried to Save the World, Palace, Fiddlin', Film School Africa, Live the Stream, Bullitt County, Miss Arizona, and A Thousand Miles Behind

10/19/2018
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In part 3 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Tiny and I review the beautifully funny and earnest The Samuel Project, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival! Timestamps 00:2801:22 Heartland Film Red Carpet 1 - 10:17 When Jeff Tried to Save the World13:12Palace17:57Fiddlin’26:37Film School Africa30:07Live the Stream33:47Bullitt County41:03Miss Arizona50:00A Thousand Miles Behind56:15 The Samuel Project Review - 1:08:50 1:36:36...

Duration:01:40:35

OV252 – HIFF2018: Part II – Crime + Punishment Review and Filmmaker Interviews: A Thousand Miles Behind, Fiddlin', Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, River Runs Red, Seeing is Believing, The Samuel Project, The Turn Out, Time Well Spent, and Wake.

10/15/2018
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In part 2 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Kyrsten and I review the sobering documentary Crime + Punishment, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival! Timestamps 00:2600:52 Heartland Film Press Junket 2 - 05:12 A Thousand Miles Behind05:12Fiddlin’14:37Manry at Sea22:28Easterseals Disability Film Challenge30:37River Runs Red40:02Seeing is Believing: Women Direct47:33The Samuel Project58:10The Turn Out1:08:39Time Well...

Duration:02:05:31