Category Archives: Guest Episode

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 299 – The Lighthouse – For All Mankind, Dickinson, See, The Morning Show, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, In Fabric, Marriage Story, Just Mercy, and Netflix’s The King (Guest: Ben Sears)

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OV299 – The Lighthouse – For All Mankind, Dickinson, See, The Morning Show, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, In Fabric, Marriage Story, Just Mercy, and Netflix’s The King (Guest: Ben Sears)

This week, I welcome back our contributor Ben Sears to the podcast to review Robert Eggers’ incredible film, The Lighthouse. We also discuss some news regarding David Benioff and DB Weiss, the Game of Thrones prequel announcement, and more. For Potpourri, Ben shares his thoughts on AppleTV+ original series See, Dickinson, For All Mankind, The Morning Show, and the service itself. Then I share my thoughts on the Special Presentation screenings I attended at HIFF2019.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 052 – OV B-Roll – “Ben’s HIFF2019 Thoughts” – AppleTV+, Movies To Catch Up On, and Pizza is Pretty – November 4, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 293 – Toy Story 4 & The Farewell – AMC A-List v Regal Unlimited, Upcoming Movies: Joker, Jojo Rabbit, Motherless Brooklyn, Cats (Guest: Ben Sears)

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OV293 – Toy Story 4 & The Farewell – AMC A-List v Regal Unlimited, Upcoming Movies: Joker, Jojo Rabbit, Motherless Brooklyn, Cats (Guest: Ben Sears)

In this week’s episode, I welcome Patreon supporter, returning guest, and new contributor Ben Sears back to the podcast. We review Toy Story 4 and A24’s The Farewell. We also talk about several upcoming movies and both of our histories working in movie theaters.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 045 – OV B-Roll – “First Movie Obsessions” – The Fanatic, The Parent Trap, La Bamba, and Indie Movies – September 3, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 272 – Oscars 2019 Snubs and Awards Show History (Guest: Manny Casillas)

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OV272 – Oscars 2019 Snubs and Awards Show History (Guest: Manny Casillas)

This week, I sat down with new guest Manny Casillas (Crityrion on Letterboxd) to talk about Oscar snubs throughout history, further breakdown this year’s nominees, and attempt to dig up as much dirt on Kyrsten as possible.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 271 – Oscars 2019 Nominee Rundown (Special Patreon Guest: Ben Sears)

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OV271 – Oscars 2019 Nominee Rundown (Special Patreon Guest: Ben Sears)

This week, Tiny and I welcome special guest Ben Sears to the show! Ben is a patreon supporter who is known for his photography, going to elementary school (for a time) with Tiny, and paying us to be a guest on the podcast! In this special episode, we rundown this year’s Oscar nominees! Enjoy.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 017 – OV B-Roll – “Lavish Praise Upon Us” – Patreon Supporter Ben, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Oscar Snubs, and Kanopy – Feb 2, 2019

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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 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 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 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 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 241 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – AMC A-List v MoviePass, Mindhunter Season 1, Sicario 2, and the Vegas Wager (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

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OV241 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – AMC A-List v MoviePass, Mindhunter Season 1, Sicario 2, and the Vegas Wager (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

This week, frequent guest Robert Fekkes returns to the podcast for a review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. We also discuss AMC’s new MoviePass killer program A-List, Mindhunter season 1, Sicario 2, the recent trip we took to Vegas and more.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 240 – Extended Potpourri – Tag, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool 2, A Wrinkle in Time (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV240 – Extended Potpourri – Tag, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool 2, A Wrinkle in Time (Guest: Kyrsten Lyster)

This week, I welcome my friend Kyrsten to the podcast for an extended potpourri. We discuss TagSuper Troopers 2Deadpool 2Solo: A Star Wars StoryA Wrinkle in Time, and more.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 234 – Bonus Ep – Oscar Nominations Rundown 2018 (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

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OV234 – Bonus Ep – Oscar Nominations Rundown 2018 (Guest: Robert Fekkes)

In this bonus episode, I discuss the 90th Academy Award nominations with Fekkes. It’s a discussion that turns into a wager for which my liver will never forgive me.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 230 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Discussion – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Coco, Valerian, and Amazon’s Lord of the Rings

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OV230 – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoiler Discussion – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Coco, Valerian, and Amazon’s Lord of the Rings

In this episode, I talk some more about Star Wars: The Last Jedi with the brothers Fekkes! Robert and first time guest Peter shed some light on their feelings toward Rian Johnson’s entry in the Star Wars franchise and then go on to discuss Coco, Valerian, the new Jumanji movie and more.

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