Matt Hurt is the creator of ObsessiveViewer.com. He also created, hosts, and produces The Obsessive ViewerAnthology, and Tower Junkies podcasts. He is a member of the Indiana Film Journalists Association and lives in Indianapolis with his cat Pizza Roll. 


2013

New Release Movie Reviews

  1. Trance (2013)Apr 10
  2. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)May 26
  3. Room 237 (2012)Jul 1
  4. Man of Steel (2013)Jul 26
  5. Fruitvale Station (2013)Aug 1
  6. The Purge (2013)Oct 9

Non-New Release Movie Reviews

  1. The Strangers (2008)Oct 2
  2. The Collector (2009)Oct 6
  3. The Collection (2012)Oct 7
  4. Double Feature: Blue Valentine (2010) & Take This Waltz (2011)Feb 15
  5. Double Feature: Mean Girls (2004) & Easy A (2010)Apr 25
  6. Double Feature: 13 Going on 30 (2004) & 17 Again (2009)May 20
  7. Double Feature: Recount (2008) & Game Change (2012)Jul 8
  8. Double Feature: The Godfather (1972) & Apocalypse Now (1979)Jul 18

TV Reviews

  1. Doctor Who – 706 – “The Bells of Saint John”Mar 31
  2. The Walking Dead – 316 – “Welcome to the Tombs”Apr 2
  3. Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)May 3
  4. House of Cards – Season 1May 18

Bates Motel


  1. Bates Motel – 101 – “First You Dream, Then You Die”Mar 19
  2. Bates Motel – 102 – “Nice Town You Picked, Norma”Mar 27
  3. Bates Motel – 103 – “What’s Wrong with Norman?”Apr 3
  4. Bates Motel – 104 – “Trust Me”Apr 12
  5. Bates Motel – 105 – “Ocean View”Apr 17
  6. Bates Motel – 106 – “The Truth”Apr 24
  7. Bates Motel – 107 – “The Man in Number 9”May 1
  8. Bates Motel – 108 – “A Boy and His Dog”May 10
  9. Bates Motel – 109 – “Underwater”May 15
  10. Bates Motel – 110 – “Midnight”May 27

Under the Dome


  1. Under the Dome – 101 – “Pilot”Jun 26
  2. Under the Dome – 102 – “The Fire”Jul 3
  3. Under the Dome – 103 – “Manhunt”Jul 10
  4. Under the Dome – 104 – “Outbreak”Jul 17
  5. Under the Dome – 105 – “Blue on Blue”Jul 25
  6. Under the Dome – 106 – “The Endless Thirst”Jul 31
  7. Under the Dome – 107 – “Imperfect Circles”Aug 7
  8. Under the Dome – 108 – “Thicker Than Water”Aug 14
  9. Under the Dome – 109 – “The Fourth Hand”Aug 21
  10. Under the Dome – 110 – “Let the Games Begin”Aug 29
  11. Under the Dome – 111 – “Speak of the Devil”Sept 5
  12. Under the Dome – 112 – “Exigent Circumstances”Sept 12
  13. Under the Dome – 113 – “Curtains”Sept 19

Blu-Ray Reviews

  1. Alien Anthology CollectionMar 29
  2. Halloween – 35th Anniversary EditionOct 17
  3. Bond 50: Blu-Ray Collection UnboxingMar 3
  4. Bond 50: Part I – Dr. No (1962) & From Russia With Love (1963)Mar 20
  5. Bond 50: Part II – Goldfinger (1964) & Thunderball (1965)Apr 26
  6. Bond 50: Part III – You Only Live Twice (1967) & On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)May 29
  7. Bond 50: Part IV – Diamonds Are Forever (1971) & Live and Let Die (1973)Jun 28
  8. Bond 50: Part V – The Man With the Golden Gun (1974) & The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)Jul 19
  9. Bond 50: Part VI – Moonraker (1979) & For Your Eyes Only (1981)Dec 4

Editorials/Features

  1. Franchise Review: Die HardMar 4
  2. Filmography Review: Kevin Smith Part IMar 6
  3. Filmography Review: Kevin Smith Part IIMar 7
  4. Filmography Review: Kevin Smith Part IIIMar 7
  5. Filmography Review: James Cameron Part IApr 4
  6. Filmography Review: James Cameron Part IIApr 5
  7. Filmography Review: John HughesMay 13
  8. Adaptation Reviews: The ShiningJun 21
  9. Adaptation Reviews: CarrieOct 21
  10. Remake Review: A Nightmare on Elm StreetOct 31
  11. 4 Days of Blood: Part I – Found Footage FestOct 26
  12. 4 Days of Blood: Part II – The Horrors of SpaceOct 28
  13. 4 Days of Blood: Part III – An Infection of Zombie MoviesOct 29
  14. 4 Days of Blood: Part IV – Ghoulish Netflix Instant RecommendationsOct 31
  15. How Netflix Could Revolutionize the Way Television WorksFeb 13
  16. The Toby Theater and Beyond the Infinite (Kubrick on the Big Screen)Feb 18
  17. Bates Motel and the Horror Genre on TelevisionFeb 20
  18. How I Met Your Mother (Where will it go from here?)Mar 8
  19. Is Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar Being Positioned for the 2015 Oscar Race?Mar 9
  20. The Office (Cracking the foundation of the happiest couple on television)Mar 11
  21. Sons of Anarchy: My Problem With FX’s Outlaw Soap OperaMar 14
  22. The Walking Dead (Rising from Mediocrity, Shambling into Greatness)Mar 22
  23. Happy Endings, TV’s Most Overlooked Sitcom, Returns TonightMar 29
  24. How Jurassic Park Confirmed My Hatred of 3DApr 18
  25. How Facebook Ruined Your HIMYM Finale…May 14
  26. The Office – My Top Ten Favorite EpisodesMay 16
  27. Should 24 Live Another Day?May 22
  28. Television’s Most Annoying CharactersJun 7
  29. The Obsessive Viewer’s Favorite Pilot EpisodesJun 13
  30. The Dos and Don’ts of Adapting Stephen KingJun 17
  31. Ka is a Wheel – How I Would Adapt The Dark TowerJun 19
  32. Could Under the Dome Be the Next Lost?Jun 20
  33. What I Want from the Under the Dome TV SeriesJun 23
  34. The Most Tragic Television MomentsJul 15
  35. The Obsessive Viewer Fall 2013 TV PreviewAug 19
  36. Pitching “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers” to Christopher NolanSept 4
  37. Trilogy Time: The Obsessive Viewer Team on the Star Wars Saga!Sept 22
  38. Favorite How I Met Your Mother EpisodesSept 23
  39. Belated Emmys Wrap UpSept 27
  40. Addressing the Allegations of Sexism in HBO’s The NewsroomSept 30
  41. Subverting the Horror GenreOct 24
  42. How I Met Your Spinoff – Why I’m Looking Forward to HIMYDNov 21
  43. Mr. White and Detective Mackey: Two Anti-Heroes, Two FinalesNov 25
  44. OV’s 2013 Holiday Buying Guide – The Best Blu-Rays & DVDs for Every Obsessive ViewerDec 16