Movie Review: Annabelle (2014)

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Before The Conjuring, there was Annabelle. After The Conjuring, there was a rush to capitalize on its success. Hence, a year later, we have Annabelle. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 77 – OV Live – Shocktober in Irvington with J.P Leck and Billy & Brandon Watch Movies

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OV77 – OV Live – Shocktober in Irvington with J.P Leck and Billy & Brandon Watch Movies

Recorded Live at The Irving Theater on Friday, October 17th, 2014, the guys (joined by Greg Lenz from We Are Libertarians) bring Shocktober to Indianapolis’ historic Irvington district. Shocktober in Irvington included short horror films from J.P. Leck and the gang from Billy and Brandon Watch Movies. Each screening was followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers, raffling of prizes and live podcasting.

All proceeds from this event were donated to the Irvington Historical Society.

Runtime: 1:46:52

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Movie Review: The Conjuring (2013)

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TV Review: Boardwalk Empire – 507 – “Friendless Child”

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Movie Review: Urban Legend (1998)

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After Scream resurrected the slasher genre in 1996, studios quickly jumped on the bandwagon and produced teen slashers to capitalize on the craze. For the most part, these movies were cheap imitations, utilizing the same techniques and dialogue as Scream and populating the cast with TV teen drama actors. 1998’s Urban Legend is no different. In fact, it was perhaps the most shameless Scream rip-off of the era. Continue reading

Decade Reviews – The Last Picture Show (1971) – Reviewed 6/16/04 & 10/12/14

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A decade ago, I was a teenager in high school. I had my first job at my local movie theater and used my newfound disposable income to get a Netflix subscription.

Over the summer of 2004, 17/18 year old Matt wrote 21 movie reviews and posted them on IMDb. Recently, I dug up these reviews and decided to revisit each movie and evaluate how my tastes have changed over the last decade.

So for each of these posts, I will write a present-day review and then copy/paste the original review after. Then I’ll compare the two and give a summary at the end. You can find all the reviews herefollow me on Twitter here and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, lets talk about The Last Picture Show.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 76 – Remake This – Horror, Gone Girl, The Walking Dead and This is Where I Leave You

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OV76 – Remake This – Horror, Gone Girl, The Walking Dead and This is Where I Leave You

The guys each put forth horror movies that they’d like to see remade. Mike offers his thoughts on hypothetically remaking Sleepaway Camp and The Exorcist. Tiny imagines a world with proper Dracula and It remakes. Matt revisits 90s slasher movies and digs up Final Destination and Urban Legend.

For potpourri, the guys share their thoughts on gone Girl, some Shocktober viewings, and This is Where I Leave You.

Runtime: 1:37:40

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TV Review: Boardwalk Empire – 506 – “Devil You Know”

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Movie Review: This is Where I Leave You (2014)

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Family dysfunction movies are a dime a dozen. What will set a good one apart, however, is great chemistry and an engaging story. Shawn Levy‘s “This is Where I Leave You” has both and includes a lot of charm. Continue reading

TV Review: Boardwalk Empire – 505 – “King of Norway”

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