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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 212 – Pets in Movies – Bloodline Season 2, Victor Frankenstein, Logan, and the Official OV Mascot Revealed

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OV212 – Pets in Movies – Bloodline Season 2, Victor Frankenstein, Logan, and the Official OV Mascot Revealed

In this episode, Tiny and I discuss some of our favorite pets in movies to commemorate Tiny’s new dog Gizmo. For potpourri, we talk about Bloodline, Logan, Victor Frankenstein, and one of my fan theories for The Office. We also announce the winner of our official OV mascot voting. Continue reading

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 187 – Detective Movies – Blair Witch, The Night Of, Bosch season 1, and Green Room

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OV187 – Detective Movies – Blair Witch, The Night Of, Bosch season 1, and Green Room

This week, Matt and Tiny discuss the latest Dark Tower TV news before sharing some of their favorite Detective Movies. Then, for potpourri, they share their thoughts on Bosch season 1, HBO’s limited series The Night Of, Adam Wingard’s Blair Witch, and Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 184 – Raunchy Comedies – Bloodline Cancelled, Star Trek Discovery Delay, Harley and the Davidsons, and Black Mirror

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OV184 – Raunchy Comedies – Bloodline Cancelled, Star Trek Discovery Delay, Harley and the Davidsons, and Black Mirror

This week, Matt and Tiny discuss the “raunchy comedy” subgenre after discussing news of Bloodline being cancelled by Netflix and Star Trek Discovery’s delay. Then, for potpourri, they talk about Harley and the Davidsons, and Black Mirror. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 180 – Changed Opinions – Star Trek Beyond, Bad Moms, and The Future of Water

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OV180 – Changed Opinions – Star Trek Beyond, Bad Moms, and The Future of Water

This week, Matt and Tiny discuss some of the movies and shows they’ve changed their opinions on over the years. For Potpourri, Matt shares his thoughts on Bad Moms and Star Trek Beyond while Tiny talks about The Future of Water. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 171 – Workplace Comedies – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Nice Guys, and Conspiracy

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OV171 – Workplace Comedies – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Nice Guys, and Conspiracy

This week Matt and Tiny discuss some of their favorite movies and TV shows set in or around a workplace environment. For Potpourri, Matt shares his brief reviews of The Nice Guys and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, while Tiny talks about HBO Films’ 2001 WWII drama Conspiracy. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 169 – Abandoned TV Shows – Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Goosebumps, Star Trek Beyond trailer, Dunkirk filming, John Carpenter producing Halloween, Netflix and Disney

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OV169 – Abandoned TV Shows – Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Goosebumps, Star Trek Beyond trailer, Dunkirk filming, John Carpenter producing Halloween, Netflix and Disney

This week Matt and Tiny discuss TV shows they never finished. Specifically, they discuss what pushed them away and what would bring them back. They also talk about the latest Halloween news, Christopher Nolan’s next movie, and a big announcement from Netflix in their news segment. For Potpourri, Matt reviews Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and Goosebumps, while Tiny shares his thoughts about the latest Star Trek Beyond trailer. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 161 – Sick Day Viewings – Battlestar Galactica Season 1, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Stagecoach (1939), and Idris Elba in The Dark Tower

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OV161 – Sick Day Viewings – Battlestar Galactica Season 1, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Stagecoach (1939), and Idris Elba in The Dark Tower

This week Tiny and I talk about the things we watch when we’re sick. We discuss the differences between the things we watched during sick days as kids versus the things we watched as teenagers and now as adults. For Potpourri, Tiny talks about Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, while I share my thoughts on season 1 of Battlestar Galactica. Also included in this episode is a rant about racists complaining about The Dark Tower and a clip of me talking about 1939’s Stagecoach. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 56 – One Night Party Movies, Godzilla and That Awkward Moment

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OV56 – One Night Party Movies, Godzilla and That Awkward Moment

In this episode, the guys examine the genre of (mostly teen) party movies that take place over one night. Matt has formulated a theory about these movies and how they reflect life as a teen in the decade the movie depicts. 6 movies are covered, depicting 6 decades.

Also in the episode, Mike disliked Godzilla. Tiny recommends a documentary about polygamist Mormons. And Matt gets under Mike’s skin with a proclamation about Star Wars before declaring his love for romcom That Awkward Moment.

Runtime: 2:01:44

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 55 – Car Movies – Days of Thunder, Fast Five, Drive, Vanishing Point

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OV55 – Car Movies – Days of Thunder, Fast Five, Drive, Vanishing Point

In anticipation of the local (to Matt and Tiny) running of the Indianapolis 500, the guys take a look at the vast cinema showroom of Car Movies.

In the episode, Tiny offers up Days of Thunder, Christine and Ronin for discussion. Mike talks about his feelings toward Drive, the Fast & Furious franchise and Talladega Nights. Finally, Matt shares his feelings toward Vanishing Point, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Love the Beast and The Dukes of Hazzard.

Runtime: 1:44:55
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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 54 – Nostalgia TV, Comedy Bang Bang and Halloween 3 News

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OV54 – Nostalgia TV, Comedy Bang Bang and Halloween 3 News

This week the guys dig deep to share their most nostalgic television titles. Matt awkwardly shares his affection for the CHiPs theme music, while Mike and Tiny share their love of All That and Goosebumps, respectively.

For Potpourri, Mike breaks the good news that Halloween 3 is in the works. Tiny implores Matt to indulge his love of rom-coms and watch I Give it a Year. Matt gives high praise to Scott Aukerman and Comedy Bang Bang (both the show and the podcast).

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 52 – Summer Blockbusters, Star Wars Casting, and Spider-Man Review

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OV52 – Summer Blockbusters, Star Wars Casting, and Spider-Man Review

This week the guys usher in the Summer movie season with a discussion about Summer Blockbusters. Mike shares how movies influenced his life-changing summer of 1999. Tiny shares his creepy affection for Will Smith. And Matt pays homage to a couple Spielberg classics before disrespecting them with a defense of Transformers.

For Potpourri, Tiny talks about the latest Star Wars Episode VII news. Mike shares his thoughts on Oculus and Matt shares his disappointment with Transcendence.

BONUS! There’s a special bonus Amazing Spider-Man 2 review after the Potpourri section. It’s spoiler-free, for your listening pleasure! Enjoy. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 51 – Guilty Pleasure TV, Need for Speed, Kill Your Darlings and The Americans

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OV51 – Guilty Pleasure TV, Need for Speed, Kill Your Darlings and The Americans

This episode was recorded March 25th. The guys share some of their Guilty Pleasure TV shows. Shows discussed include a bevy of “reality” series as well as the likes of pro wrestling, Prison Break and Glee.

For Potpourri, the guys talk about Need For Speed, Oblivion, the trailer for God’s Not Dead, Kill Your Darlings and more.

There’s also a surprise appearance by Mike’s brother Kevin in a “deleted scene” from OV43, the Guilty Pleasure Movies episode.

Runtime: 1:20:03

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 50 – Religion in Movies, Godzilla Footage, The Raid 2 and Sorkin’s Apology

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OV50 – Religion in Movies, Godzilla Footage, The Raid 2 and Sorkin’s Apology

For our 50th episode we took a look at religion’s role in cinema. We covered God on Trial, The Passion of the Christ, Rosemary’s Baby, Ben-Hur, The Mist and several more movies. Not to mention, we also discussed recent religious releases Noah, God’s Not Dead and Heaven is For Real.

For this week’s Potpourri section, we debated the merit in watching leaked Godzilla footage, analyzed Aaron Sorkin’s apology for The Newsroom and, finally, we discussed the failures of The Raid 2.

Thank you for downloading our 50th episode! We’ve got some great stuff planned for our next 50. And the 50 after that.

Runtime: 1:37:44 

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 48 – Gap Movies Part II

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This week we’re giving you a special 2-part episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! For this episode, we each chose a movie we haven’t seen yet but the other two have. Mike chose 2001: A Space Odyssey, Tiny chose A Nightmare on Elm Street and I picked The Karate Kid.

In part one, we tell why we haven’t seen our gap movies and share our expectations for when we see it.

Part two was recorded 3 weeks later and includes our reviews of our gap movies. We hope you like it.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 47 – Gap Movies Part I

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This week we’re giving you a special 2-part episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! For this episode, we each chose a movie we haven’t seen yet but the other two have. Mike chose 2001: A Space Odyssey, Tiny chose A Nightmare on Elm Street and I picked The Karate Kid.

In part one, we tell why we haven’t seen our gap movies and share our expectations for when we see it.

Part two was recorded 3 weeks later and includes our reviews of our gap movies. We hope you like it.

Don’t forget to rate us and review us on iTunes as well!

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