The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 69 – Guest TV Spots, Robin Williams Movies, TMNT and More Sound Issues

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OV69 – Guest TV Spots, Robin Williams Movies, TMNT and More Sound Issues

This week, we discuss TV Guest Spots. We start off running the gamut of some of Friends’ most memorable guest stars and from there we keep pretty close to the sitcom genre for the most part.

For Potpourri, we talk about some of Robin Williams’ performances we’ve revisited over the last week. We discuss TMNT and differ on Nebraska.

We had sound issues again this week! I apologize and hope it isn’t too distracting.

Runtime: 1:44:45 

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 68 – Summer of Sandler Part III – 2005-2009 with Mike’s Brother!

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OV68 – Summer of Sandler Part III – 2005-2009 with Mike’s Brother!

It’s Part 3 of our Summer of Sandler series! Unfortunately, this episode is marred with technical difficulties. About 8 minutes into the episode, there’s a chopping sound that persists throughout the episode. We apologize and hope it’s not too distracting.

On the bright side, we were joined by Mike’s brother Kevin for this episode! It was a delight to have him in the studio with us and look forward to bringing him back at some point in the future.

Runtime: 1:40:50

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 67 – TV Bottle Episodes, Obvious Child, Roku 3 and Scream on TV

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OV67 – TV Bottle Episodes, Obvious Child, Roku 3 and Scream on TV

This week the guys take a look at the time honored television tradition that is the “Bottle Episode.” They share some of their favorites (and not so favorite) cost-cutting, self-contained television episodes.

In the potpourri section, Matt shares his thoughts on the movie Obvious Child, Tiny talks about his new Roku 3 and Mike tries to make sense of the latest Scream TV series news.

Also included in the episode is a promo for Papa’s Basement Podcast. Check the show out at http://inpapasbasement.com.

Runtime: 1:32:43

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 66 – Extended Potpourri – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Snowpiercer, I Origins and The Imposter

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OV66 – Extended Potpourri – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Snowpiercer, I Origins and The Imposter

In this extended potpourri episode, Mike and Tiny deal with a severely sleep deprived Matt as the guys discuss Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Snowpiercer, Kevin Smith, Life Itself and many more topics.

Runtime: 1:34:25

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 65 – Summer of Sandler Part II – 2000-2004

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 OV65 – Summer of Sandler Part II – 2000-2004

The guys are back for the second installment of their Summer of Sandler series where they examine the career of Adam Sandler and ask the unanswerable question of whether or not the Sandman is actually funny or a product of youthful perception.

In Part 2, the guys discuss Little Nicky, Mr. Deeds. Punch-Drunk Love, Eight Crazy Nights, Anger Management, 50 First Dates and Spanglish.

The discussion ran long so there is no Potpourri this week, but check back next week for an extended potpourri episode.

Runtime: 1:26:21

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Decade Reviews – Elephant (2003) – Reviewed 6/9/04 & 7/24/14

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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 here, follow me on Twitter here and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, lets talk about Elephant. Continue reading

Apes Franchise Review: Part VIII – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has been out for a week now and I’m finally getting around to reviewing it. You can find an index of my Apes reviews here and also follow me on Twitter, like the blog on Facebook and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, let’s close out my Franchise Review of Planet of the Apes with one final review.

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Decade Reviews – Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) – Reviewed 6/8/04 & 7/17/14

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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 here, follow me on Twitter here and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, lets talk about Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 64 – OV B-Roll – Lone Survivor, Star Wars, Prisoners, Bates Motel, The Zero Theorem

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OV64 – OV B-Roll – Lone Survivor, Star Wars, Prisoners, Bates Motel, The Zero Theorem

The guys had to take the week off from recording but Matt headed into their studio and awkwardly recorded some intros for several clips the show has accrued in its “B-Roll.”

In this collection of clips (mostly recorded in January and March of 2014), the guys discuss the propaganda in Lone Survivor. They debate the ending of Prisoners. They also discuss accents, Bates Motel, The Wolf of Wall Street, Star Wars and The Zero Theorem. Enjoy.

Runtime: 1:37:07

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Apes Franchise Review: Part VII – Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is now upon us and I have but one more review to write before I can rush out to the theater. You can find an index of my Apes reviews here and also follow me on Twitter, like the blog on Facebook and check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, here’s my review of 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Continue reading