Author Archives: Matt Hurt

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 257 – Letterboxd Potpourri – Halloween, Last Flag Flying, Mid90s, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Changing Lanes, The Walking Dead Movie Trilogy, and Breaking Bad Movie News

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

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.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 256 – Bad Times at the El Royale – The Oath, The Haunting of Hill House, and The Old Man and the Gun (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

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

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.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 255 – OV Live – Shocktober in Irvington 5 with Elsewhere World, Trebor Media, Amateur Hour Productions, Synapshot Media, 5 After 5 Productions, and Fair Creek Films

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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

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!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 254 – 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

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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

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!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 253 – 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

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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

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!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 252 – 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.

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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.

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!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 251 – HIFF2018: Part I – The Bikes of Wrath Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Amy & Sophia, Grateful, Hiroshima Carp Theater, Nathan’s Kingdom, Palace, Phil’s Camino, Saints Rest, and Spare Room

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OV251 – HIFF2018: Part I – The Bikes of Wrath Review and Filmmaker Interviews: Amy & Sophia, Grateful, Hiroshima Carp Theater, Nathan’s Kingdom, Palace, Phil’s Camino, Saints Rest, and Spare Room

In part 1 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Kyrsten and I review the uplifting documentary The Bikes of Wrath, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 250 – IMDb Top 250 Picks (Rear Window and The Elephant Man) – Venom, Forged in Fire, Life Itself, Aquaman Trailer, and James Gunn’s Suicide Squad 2

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OV250 – IMDb Top 250 Picks (Rear Window and The Elephant Man) – Venom, Forged in Fire, Life Itself, Aquaman Trailer, and James Gunn’s Suicide Squad 2

To commemorate our 250th episode, Tiny and I each selected a movie from the IMDb Top 250 for us to review. Tiny chose The Elephant Man for me and I chose Rear Window for him. We also discuss the latest news regarding James Gunn, the DCEU, Venom, Life Itself, This is Us, and more.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 249 – Extended Potpourri – A Simple Favor, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Columbus, Searching, The Meg, Nathan for You, Teen Wolf, and The Twilight Zone (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV249 – Extended Potpourri – A Simple Favor, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Columbus, Searching, The Meg, Nathan for You, Teen Wolf, and The Twilight Zone (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

This week, Kyrsten joins me for an Extended Potpourri in which we discuss A Simple Favor, The Spy Who Dumped Me, The Meg, Searching, and Columbus. We also talk about Nathan for You and we made each other watch an episode of The Twilight Zone and Teen Wolf, respectively.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 248 – Vanilla Sky (Patreon Selection) – The Happytime Murders, AI: Artificial Intelligence, Guardians Vol 3 on Hold, and more (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

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OV248 – Vanilla Sky (Patreon Selection) – The Happytime Murders, AI: Artificial Intelligence, Guardians Vol 3 on Hold, and more (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

This week, I am joined by Fekkes to review Vanilla Sky for one of our patreon supporters! We also talk about 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Happytime Murders, the latest news about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and more.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 247 – Letterboxd Potpourri – Slender Man, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Crazy Rich Asians, ET at the Artcraft Theatre, 2001: A Space Odyssey in IMAX, AMC A-List, and Compiling Top 100 Lists

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OV247 – Letterboxd Potpourri – Slender Man, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Crazy Rich Asians, ET at the Artcraft Theatre, 2001: A Space Odyssey in IMAX, AMC A-List, and Compiling Top 100 Lists

This week, Mike and I chat about a bunch of things including AMC A-List, Letterboxd, The Artcraft Theatre in Franklin Indiana, seeing 2001: A Space Odyssey in IMAX, my method for compiling my top 100 favorite movies list, and we eventually do a couple rounds of Letterboxd Potpourri.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 246 – Movie Theater Potpourri – BlacKkKlansman, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Eighth Grade, Sorry to Bother You, Incredibles 2, and Isle of Dogs (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV246 – Movie Theater Potpourri – BlacKkKlansman, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Eighth Grade, Sorry to Bother You, Incredibles 2, and Isle of Dogs (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

 

Kyrsten returns to the podcast to discuss several movies we’ve seen in the theater together recently. We also talk briefly about Robin Williams, a major OV milestone, and our cringe years.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 245 – Tron: Legacy (Patreon Selection) – MoviePass May Be Slowly Dying, 13 Reasons Why, Meticulous Letterboxd Lists and AMC A-List Spreadsheets

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OV245 – Tron: Legacy (Patreon Selection) – MoviePass May Be Slowly Dying, 13 Reasons Why, Meticulous Letterboxd Lists and AMC A-List Spreadsheets

This week, Tiny and I finally make good on a Patreon promise to review Tron: Legacy. We also discuss the career of Kevin Hart, the state of comedy today, 13 Reasons Why, A-List spreadsheets, MoviePass’ potential death, and more!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 244 – Skyscraper – James Gunn Fired From Guardians 3, Toxic Fandom, and Die Hard is an Action Movie (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV244 – Skyscraper – James Gunn Fired From Guardians 3, Toxic Fandom, and Die Hard is an Action Movie (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

Back by popular demand, my friend Kyrsten returns to the podcast to review The Rock’s summer blockbuster Skyscraper. We also discuss recent news regarding James Gunn, and have a conversation about toxic fandom.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 243 – Letterboxd Potpourri – Sorry to Bother You, The Post, Blockers, Lady Bird, The Last Time You Had Fun, 61*, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, and The Shape of Water

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OV243 – Letterboxd Potpourri – Sorry to Bother You, The Post, Blockers, Lady Bird, The Last Time You Had Fun, 61*, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, and The Shape of Water

 

This week, Tiny and I pull up our Letterboxd profiles and ask each other about the movies we’ve logged recently.

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