Recorded 2/7/17 – This week, Tiny and I chose random titles from each other’s queues. For Tiny, I chose Victoria and Tiny chose In the Loop for me. We discuss the movies and also receive another Pine Tree Perfume check-in from Mike, who shares his disdain for The Bye Bye Man. And, for Potpourri, we talk about The Abyss, Hidden Figures, The People v. OJ Simpson, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. Continue reading →
This week, Matt and Tiny review the random titles streaming on their Netflix Queues (assigned in OV163). Tiny discusses his feelings toward ESPN’s 30 for 30 doc, The Prince of Pennsylvania, while Matt fills a gap with a first-ish viewing of Wayne’s World and the heartbreaking and heartwarming documentary Autism in Love. Then, Mike’s call-in segment gets an official title and theme music as he calls in his thoughts on The Huntsman: Winter’s War. Finally, for potpourri, Tiny reviews Adam McKay’s The Big Short, and Matt shares his thoughts on Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book and season 2 of Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Continue reading →
This week Tiny and I discuss a rundown of some recent movie news and trailers before we share some of our favorite TV show “one season wonders”, those television series that never found their audience and ended up cancelled after one season. Shows discussed include Firefly, Freaks and Geeks, Studio 60, Andy Richter Controls the Universe and more. We also get a call-in from Mike with his review of The Jungle Book! Continue reading →
I really loved this movie. It's beautiful, joyful, and bittersweet. The musical numbers and dance sequences are really energetic and impressively choreographed. The ending is very moving in a way that I really wasn't expecting and the chemistry between Gosling and Stone is phenomenal. Loved it.
Holy shit, this movie was an abomination. The trailer presents a Christmas Carol style movie about a grieving man. But the actual movie is much more disturbingly cruel and is actually self-aware enough to comment on how cruel it's being. But it's still presented as a feel good holiday drama. This is a really perplexing and offensively terrible movi […]
Funny, endearing, and depicts change within a group dynamic in such an earnest way. Mike Birbiglia handles an ensemble cast of characters so well and gives each character their own dimension and motivations. Really dug the movie.
In this special MEGASIZED episode, we review Netflix’s latest movie, The Discovery and then we get into an extended potpourri section. In potpourri, we discuss Sicario, Get Out, Power Rangers, The Secret Life of Pets, The Belko Experiment, Logan, and much more. Join the OV Facebook Group! You can donate to the podcast via PayPal here! Support The Obsessive V […]