This week Matt welcomes friend and frequent guest Fekkes to the podcast to fill in for Tiny, who had to work late. In the episode, Matt and Fekkes discuss Roland Emmerich’s latest movie, Independence Day: Resurgence. For Potpourri, they share their thoughts on The Lobster, Central Intelligence, and Matt reflects on turning 30 with a viewing of Jurassic Park.
This week we welcome frequent guest Robert Fekkes to talk about the positives and negatives of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, discuss the fan v critics battle surrounding the movie, and debate the merits of Zack Snyder’s style and overall career. This episode also includes a special clip from Mike giving his immediate thoughts on the movie. For Potpourri, we talk about the Ghostbusters trailer, Zootopia, and the Mustang documentary A Faster Horse. Continue reading →
In this special bonus episode of the podcast, Matt chats with frequent guest Robert Fekkes about the recent onslaught of movie trailers we’ve been getting. For Potpourri, Fekkes talks about the zombie movie Maggie and we chat about one of my favorite movies, Sunshine. Finally, I give my review of Sisters. Continue reading →
This week Tiny and I welcome our friend Robert Fekkes back for his 6th appearance on the podcast! This time, we talked about Ridley Scott’s latest film The Martian. In potpourri, we discuss Sicario, the lackluster Age of Ultron Blu-ray release, the fall TV season, Better Call Saul season 1, and horror movie The Den. Continue reading →
Our friend and frequent guest Robert Fekkes joins Tiny and I for a discussion about comedy sequels. We cover Dumb and Dumber To, Meet the Fockers, Next Friday, Horrible Bosses 2 and more. For potpourri, we talk about HBO’s Ballers, Foxcatcher, and Ask Me Anything. Continue reading →
This week Tiny and I welcome our friend Robert Fekkes back to the podcast for a review of the new Poltergeist remake with Sam Rockwell. We also talk about the latest Indy PopCon news, rumors about Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel news, and more! Continue reading →
This week, our friend Robert Fekkes joins us for a discussion highlighting our favorite College Movies. Also in the episode, we talk about the latest indie horror hit It Follows, Scientology documentary Going Clear, Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy and more! Continue reading →
Friend of the show Robert Fekkes (from our Interstellar episode) fills in for Mike to talk about Jupiter Ascending, the latest Avengers trailer, the peril of video game movies, The Walking Dead, The Man in the High Castle, The Last Man on Earth and more. Continue reading →
This week, friend of the show (and friend of the hosts) Robert Fekkes joins the guys to talk in depth about Christopher Nolan’s latest movie, Interstellar. Find back episodes of the podcast at http://ovpodcast.com and let us know what you think of the movie by tweeting us: @ObsessiveViewer, @ObsessiveTiny, @IAmMikeWhite.
I can't remember the last time I was so invested in 2/3s of a movie only to find myself struggling so hard to hold my interest in its final act. But such is the life of the audience member of an M. Night Shyamalan movie. As harsh as it may sound, there's no denying that Shyamalan is one divisive and mercurial filmmaker. The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable […]
Split holds up very well. I was concerned that my fondness for it was based solely on the ending. Fortunately, I was invested in the story and really stunned by McAvoy's performance. He was incredible. My full review can be found on ObsessiveViewer.com.
David's arc through the movie and how it impacts his home life shows Night's growth as a storyteller when compared to the troubled marriage subplot of The Sixth Sense. In that movie, Bruce Willis' character is coming to terms with himself and his relationship in a different way. The problem is that the subplot was 100 percent pigeonholed by th […]
The Upside is a pretty middle of the road comedy that's fairly inoffensive, if unimaginative in its execution. It's a remake of the 2011 French film The Intouchables. It premiered at TIFF in 2017 and finally got a wide theatrical release now in 2019. I haven't seen The Intouchables, so I can't compare the two. But The Upside is hard to na […]
I went into Free Solo wondering what could possibly possess a person to climb anything without ropes or harnesses. It is a lifestyle that I am so far away from, I simply can't fathom it. And right off the bat, the documentary addresses this question in the form of an interview that Free Solo's subject, Alex Honnold, was in on television. His ration […]