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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 266 – 2018 Year in Review – Best and Worst Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats

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

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!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 265 – Roma – All Summers End, Big Mouth Season 2, The Ranch Season 5, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Private Life, Aquaman, and Robert Zemeckis

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

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 27, 2018

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 264 – Bonus Ep – Aquaman, The American Meme, and Kevin Spacey’s Let Me Be Frank (Featuring Robert Fekkes)

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

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 Blu-Ray/DVD, DJ Matty Fresh on the 1s and 2s, and “Should We Abandon Our Physical Media?” – Dec 26, 2018

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 263 – Welcome to Marwen – Bohemian Rhapsody, Blindspotting, Movie Theater Etiquette, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring Kyrsten Lyster)

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

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 B-Roll – Kyrsten’s Presence, Family Christmas Traditions, Favorite Christmas Gifts, and “What Christmas Movie Would We Program for 24 Hours on Christmas Day?” – Dec 22, 2018

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 262 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – The Mule, Cam, Cheap Thrills, Silent Night Deadly Night, and Mandy (Patreon Selection)

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

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 Breaks the Internet, The Christmas Chronicles, yes and “Matt Has Little to No Improv Skills” – Dec 17, 2018

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 261 – Hold the Dark – Avengers: Endgame Trailer, The Tale, Green Book, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Letterboxd Film Club

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

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 Patreon, But Okay”

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 260 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Creed II, Instant Family, Finders Keepers, The Lion King trailer, and Facebook Live Police Chases (Featuring Robert Fekkes)

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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)

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.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 259 – 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)

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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)

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).

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 258 – 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

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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

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.

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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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