Category Archives: Movie Episode

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 296 – Ad Astra – Shane Gillis v SNL, Joker and Aurora, Beautiful Boy, and Everything is Horrible and Wonderful (Harris Wittels Memoir)

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OV296 – Ad Astra – Shane Gillis v SNL, Joker and Aurora, Beautiful Boy, and Everything is Horrible and Wonderful (Harris Wittels Memoir)

In this episode, Tiny and I review Ad Astra. We also discuss some controversies surrounding Joker, the Shane Gillis/SNL fiasco, Beautiful Boy, Stephanie Wittels-Wachs’ heartbreaking memoir about her brother, Parks & Rec writer Harris Wittels.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 049 – OV B-Roll – “Patre-onnn a Tangent” – Movies That Made Us Cry, The Office, Comedy Bang Bang, Heaven’s Gate Cult, and Tiny’s Confessionals – September 24, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 295 – It: Chapter Two – Disney+ & Apple TV+, The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars Storytelling (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV295 – It: Chapter Two – Disney+ & Apple TV+, The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars Storytelling (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

In this episode, Fekkes and I review It: Chapter Two. We also debate the merits of single entry franchise storytelling in the era of peak TV/storytelling, Disney+ trailers, Apple TV+, and the “Streaming Wars.”

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 048 – OV B-Roll – “Ve(ry)nice, Italy” – Getting Even, Fekkes’ LEGO Rebuild Status, Afternoon Beers, and Farming Simulations – September 18, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 294 – Bonus Ep – Rapid Response (2019)

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OV294 – Bonus Ep – Rapid Response (2019)

In this bonus episode, Tiny and I review Rapid Response, a documentary about the origin and evolution of motorsport medical science. It’s an interesting documentary currently in theaters that we both recommend.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 046 – OV B-Roll – “Holler West 6” – Youth Group, Tiny’s Bank Info and First Movie Obsession, Meniscus Tears, and Dog Trophies – September 10, 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 292 – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Good Boys (Non-Spoiler), The Matrix 4 News, and Sony v Disney: Spider-Man and the MCU (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV292 – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Good Boys (Non-Spoiler), The Matrix 4 News, and Sony v Disney: Spider-Man and the MCU (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

 

In this week’s episode, Kyrsten and I record on-location from her apartment to review Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Kyrsten also briefly shares her thoughts on Trump: An American Dream and I try to explain one of Stephen King’s most controversial scenes. Then, in a separate recording, Tiny and I discuss Good Boys (non-spoiler), the recent news regarding The Matrix 4, and this week’s news regarding Disney, Sony, and Spider-Man.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 043 – OV B-Roll – “On-Location!” – Sleep Apnea?!, Anthropomorphizing Animals, Mortality, and Half-Assed Hypotheticals – August 11, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 290 – Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood – Regal Unlimited, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, ACS: Impeachment Announced, and Tenet Teaser (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV290 – Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood – Regal Unlimited, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, ACS: Impeachment Announced, and Tenet Teaser (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

This week, Fekkes and I review Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. We also briefly talk about Regal Unlimited, Hobbs & Shaw, and more.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 041 – OV B-Roll – “LEGO Devastation” – Mental Health Talk, Our Tarantino LEGO Wish Lists, Friends/Pottery Barn, Stranger Things 3 – August 7, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 289 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Three – Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV289 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Three – Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

Recorded July 23, 23019: In preparation for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Fekkes and I are embarking upon a 3-part Quentin Tarantino retrospective leading up to the new film’s release. In this installment, Fekkes and I share our thoughts on Inglourious Basterds (2009), Django Unchained (2012), and The Hateful Eight (2015).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 039 – OV B-Roll – “Desert Island Filmography” – Game of Thrones & Star Wars, Knives Out Trailer, The Art of Self Defense, and MCU: Phase 4 – July 23, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 288 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Two – Kill Bill Vol 1, Kill Bill Vol 2, and Death Proof (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV288 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Two – Kill Bill Vol 1, Kill Bill Vol 2, and Death Proof (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

Recorded July 3, 2019: In preparation for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Fekkes and I are embarking upon a 3-part Quentin Tarantino retrospective leading up to the new film’s release. In this installment, Fekkes and I share our thoughts on Kill Bill Vol 1 (2003), Kill Bill Vol 2 (2004), and Death Proof (2007).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 038 – OV B-Roll – “Fantasy Movie and TV Projects” – Fekkes’ Travel Bucket List, Lady Gaga Concert, and The Walking Dead Comics – July 3, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 287 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter One – Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV287 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter One – Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

Recorded April 3, 2019: In preparation for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Fekkes and I are embarking upon a 3-part Quentin Tarantino retrospective leading up to the new film’s release. In this installment, Fekkes and I share our thoughts on Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), and Jackie Brown (1997).

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 286 – Franchise Fatigue and Extended Conversation – Child’s Play (2019), Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Tenebrae (1981), and Mike’s Son’s First Theater Experience (Featuring: Mike White)

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OV286 – Franchise Fatigue and Extended Conversation – Child’s Play (2019), Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Tenebrae (1981), and Mike’s Son’s First Theater Experience (Featuring: Mike White)

In this laid back, extended conversation episode, Mike and I cover a wide range of topics including his son’s first movie theater experience, the ridiculous Twitter meltdown of @RareHorror, life in the streaming era, and more. We also review the new Child’s Play and briefly discuss Tenebrae and Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 036 – OV B-Roll – “List Anxiety vs Spoiler Culture” – Half-Asleep Alexa Story, 6 Years of Podcasting, and Digital vs Physical Tease – July 2, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 284 – Booksmart & Ma – Onward teaser, The Twilight Zone, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV284 – Booksmart & Ma – Onward teaser, The Twilight Zone, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

This week, Kyrsten and I review Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart and Blumhouse’s new thriller, Ma. We also discuss The Twilight Zone’s toxic masculinity episode, Not All Men and continue our TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint project by discussing season 1, episodes 8 & 9 of LOST (Confidence Man & Solitary) and Flashpoint (Never Kissed a Girl & Planets Aligned).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 032 – OV B-Roll – “Fuck the Snail” – Patreon Shop Talk, Root Beer Floats, Twilight Zone Hypotheticals, and a Scary Snail-ario – June 1, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 283 – Pokemon: Detective Pikachu – Too Much to Watch, Disney+, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV283 – Pokemon: Detective Pikachu – Too Much to Watch, Disney+, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

This week, Kyrsten and I review the first-ever live action Pokemon movie, Detective Pikachu. We also continue our TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint project by discussing season 1, episodes 6 & 7 of LOST (House of the Rising Sun & The Moth) and Flashpoint (Attention Shoppers & He Knows His Brother).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 031 – OV B-Roll – “Miltank Titties” – Zefron v Topher Grace, TV Shows That Disappointed Kyrsten, Acting Hypotheticals, and Penicillin Will Kill Us – May 18, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 281 – Bonus Ep – Long Shot, Poms, and More Thoughts on Avengers: Endgame (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV281 – Bonus Ep – Long Shot, Poms, and More Thoughts on Avengers: Endgame (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

It’s a bonus episode twofer! In this special bonus episode Tiny and I review Long Shot in my car after a screening. Then, as if that wasn’t enough, Kyrsten and I talk about Poms and her reaction to Avengers: Endgame!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 280 – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – Sonic Movie Trailer, Captain Marvel, Weird City, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV280 – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – Sonic Movie Trailer, Captain Marvel, Weird City, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

This week, Kyrsten makes her triumphant return to the podcast after taking an extended theatre sabbatical. In this episode, we catch up with her, discuss the Sonic the Hedgehog trailer and backlash, and touch on Captain Marvel and the YouTube original series Weird City. We also review Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

Finally, we continue our TV Show Swap Project by reviewing episodes 4 and 5 from the first seasons of LOST (Walkabout & White Rabbit) and Flashpoint (Asking for Flowers & Who’s George?).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 029 – OV B-Roll – “The Enjoyment Police” – Kyrsten is Back, Hypothetical Questions, and Kyrsten Changes the Rules – May 4, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 278 – Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Review), Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Reaction, and Disney’s Release Date Announcements

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OV278 – Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Review), Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Reaction, and Disney’s Release Date Announcements

Recorded April 30, 2019 – All Tiny and I are doing in this episode is going full spoilers in our review of Avengers: Endgame! Then, as an added bonus, I share my thoughts on the new Endgame-spoiling trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home and the latest Disney release date news.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 027 – OV B-Roll – “Pretty Cray Balls” – LivePD, The Rise of Skywalker – Apr 30, 2019

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