OV381 – Ebert's Great Movies Part 15 – M (1931), The Color Purple (1985), and Magnolia (1999) The Obsessive Viewer – Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In this episode, we continue our journey through Roger Ebert’s “Great Movies” list with reviews of M, The Color Purple, and Magnolia! We also discuss Robert Zemekis, Pinocchio, and the recent passing of Jean-Luc Godard.

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Mic Info

  • Matt: ElectroVoice RE20, RØDEcaster Pro II, (Processing: DeEsser, High Pass Filter, and Master Compellor enabled) – Recorded in the Living Room
  • Tiny: Samson Q2U via USB in Google Meet
  • Ben: Earthworks ICON via USB in Google Meet


  • Show Start – 00:28
  • Robert Zemekis and Pinocchio07:25

Ebert’s Great Movies – 14:43

  • M (1931)21:37
    • Spoiler Review – 41:25
  • The Color Purple (1985) – 59:39
    • Spoiler Review – 1:18:03
  • Magnolia (1999) 1:36:44
    • Spoiler Review – 1:55:44

Our Picks for Part 16 – 2:25:17

  • Closing the Ep – 2:32:10

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