Matt’s 2019 Archive

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. 

2019

New Release Reviews

Non-New Release Reviews

Podcast Episodes

Obsessive ViewerWeekly Movie/TV Reviews and Discussions

  1. OV266 – 2018 Year in Review – Best and Worst Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats
  2. OV267 – Bonus Ep – Escape Room, Mike’s 400th Movie Night, and Random Thoughts on Film Criticism
  3. OV268 – The Upside – If Beale Street Could Talk, Neal Brennan’s 3 Mics, Free Solo, and the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer
  4. OV269 – Glass – Leslie Jones and Ghostbusters 2020, Faith-Based Movies, Dog Movie Trailers, and Farting at the Gym
  5. OV270 – FYRE (Netflix) & Fyre Fraud (Hulu) – Bryan Singer Atlantic Expose, QB1: Beyond the Lights, and On the Basis of Sex
  6. OV271 – Oscars 2019 Nominee Rundown
  7. OV272 – Oscars 2019 Snubs and Awards Show History
  8. OV273 – Bonus Ep – Isn’t It Romantic
  9. OV274 – Alita: Battle Angel – The 2019 Oscars, Rotten Tomatoes Made Idiots Mad, Jussie Smollett Controversy
  10. OV275 – Captain Marvel – Leaving Neverland, The Shield, Celebrity College Admission Scandal, LOTR on Prime, and Idris Elba on SNL
  11. OV276 – Us – Extended Potpourri: Apollo 11, Queer Eye, Fifty Shades Freed, Fantastic Beasts 2, and Strange Days
  12. OV277 – “Winterfell” & “A Night of the Seven Kingdoms” (Game of Thrones S08E01-02) Spoiler Reviews
  13. OV278 – Avengers: Endgame (Spoiler Review), Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Reaction, and Disney’s Release Date Announcements
  14. OV279 – “The Long Night” & “The Last of the Starks” (Game of Thrones S08E03-04) Spoiler Reviews
  15. OV280 – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile – Sonic Movie Trailer, Captain Marvel, Weird City, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint
  16. OV281 – Bonus Ep – Long Shot, Poms, and More Thoughts on Avengers: Endgame
  17. OV282 – “The Bells” & “The Iron Throne” (Game of Thrones S08E05-06) Spoiler Reviews
  18. OV283 – Pokemon: Detective Pikachu – Too Much to Watch, Disney+, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint
  19. OV284 – Booksmart & Ma – Onward teaser, The Twilight Zone, and TV Show Swap: LOSTPoint
  20. OV285 – HBO’s Chernobyl – Dark Phoenix, Bodyguard, Fargo, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and The X-Files
  21. 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
  22. OV287 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter One – Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown
  23. OV288 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Two – Kill Bill Vol 1, Kill Bill Vol 2, and Death Proof
  24. OV289 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Three – Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight
  25. OV290 – Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood – Regal Unlimited, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, ACS: Impeachment Announced, and Tenet Teaser
  26. OV291 – Extended Potpourri – Spider-Man: Far From Home, Stuber, Blockers, Buzzfeed Unsolved: Supernatural, Cats Trailer, and LOSTPoint
  27. 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
  28. OV293 – Toy Story 4 & The Farewell – AMC A-List v Regal Unlimited, Upcoming Movies: Joker, Jojo Rabbit, Motherless Brooklyn, Cats
  29. OV294 – Bonus Ep – Rapid Response (2019)
  30. OV295 – It: Chapter Two – Disney+ & Apple TV+, The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars Storytelling
  31. OV296 – Ad Astra – Shane Gillis v SNL, Joker and Aurora, Beautiful Boy, and Everything is Horrible and Wonderful (Harris Wittels Memoir)
  32. OV297 – HIFF2019: Part I – Whelm – Filmmaker and Special Guest Interviews: Brendan Fraser, A New Christmas, Philophobia, Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story, My Beautiful Stutter, Foster Boy, and More
  33. OV298 – HIFF2019: Part II – Award Winners – Press Junket Interviews: House of Champions, Man Camp, Syndrome K, Moonlight Sonata, Ernie & Joe, We Shall Not Die Now, Standing Up Falling Down, Samir, and Going Attractions
  34. OV299 – The Lighthouse – For All Mankind, Dickinson, See, The Morning Show, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, In Fabric, Marriage Story, Just Mercy, and Netflix’s The King
  35. OV300 – Lady and the Tramp (2019) – Disney Plus Preview: Encore!, Forky Asks a Question, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Marvel’s Hero Project, The Imagineering Story, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, Spark Shorts
  36. OV301 – Extended Potpourri – Disney+ Launch, The Boys, Brittany Runs a Marathon, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Joker, El Camino, Tag, Shameless, We Shall Not Die Now, Standing Up Falling Down, Always in Season, and Summer Night
  37. OV302 – Knives Out – HIFF2019 Final Red Carpet Recordings: Greener Grass, Samir, House of Champions, International Falls, Last Year at the Crossing, The Garden Left Behind, and Moonlight Sonata
  38. OV303 – The Report & Marriage Story – Dickinson, Servant, Truth Be Told, Unbelievable, and Little Women
  39. OV304 – IFJA 2019 Award Winners & Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Non-Spoiler)
  40. OV305 – Cats (Non-Spoiler) & Parasite – Don’t Think Twice, Acting in Independent Films, and Improv Comedy – 
AnthologyThe Twilight Zone, Black Mirror and Classic Sci-Fi

  1. Special Ep – Podcast Relaunch, The Twilight Zone (2019) Super Bowl Teaser and New Trailer, and Listener Email
  2. 047 – The Whole Truth (The Twilight Zone S02E14)
  3. 048 – The Invaders (The Twilight Zone S02E15)
  4. 049 – A Penny for Your Thoughts (The Twilight Zone S02E16)
  5. 050 – Twenty Two (The Twilight Zone S02E17)
  6. 051 – The Odyssey of Flight 33 (The Twilight Zone S02E18)
  7. 052 – Mr. Dingle, the Strong (The Twilight Zone S02E19) + Beyond (Science Fiction Theatre S01E01)
  8. 053 – Static (The Twilight Zone S02E20) + Time is Just a Place (Science Fiction Theatre S01E02)
  9. 054 – The Prime Mover (The Twilight Zone S02E21) + No Food for Thought (Science Fiction Theatre S01E03)
  10. 055 – Long Distance Call (The Twilight Zone S02E22) + Out of Nowhere (Science Fiction Theatre S01E04)
  11. 056 – A Hundred Yards Over the Rim (The Twilight Zone S02E23) + Y.O.R.D. (Science Fiction Theatre S01E05)
  12. 057 – The Rip Van Winkle Caper (The Twilight Zone S02E24) + Stranger in the Desert (Science Fiction Theatre S01E06)
  13. 058 – The Silence (The Twilight Zone S02E25) + The Brain of John Emerson (Science Fiction Theatre S01E07)
  14. 059 – Shadow Play (The Twilight Zone S02E26) + Shadow Play/Grace Note (The Twilight Zone 1985 S01E23)
  15. Bonus Ep 24 – Metalhead (Black Mirror S04E05)
  16. Bonus Ep 25 – Black Museum (Black Mirror S04E06)
  17. Bonus Ep 26 – Bandersnatch (Black Mirror Interactive Movie)
  18. Bonus Ep 27 – The Comedian (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E01)
  19. Bonus Ep 28 – Nightmare at 30,000 Feet (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E02)
  20. Bonus Ep 29 – Replay (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E03)
  21. Bonus Ep 30 – A Traveler (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E04)
  22. Bonus Ep 31 – The Wunderkind (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E05)
  23. Bonus Ep 32 – Six Degrees of Freedom (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E06)
  24. Bonus Ep 33 – Not All Men (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E07)
  25. Bonus Ep 34 – Point of Origin (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E08)
  26. Bonus Ep 35 – The Blue Scorpion (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E09)
  27. Bonus Ep 36 – Blurryman (The Twilight Zone 2019 S01E10)
  28. Bonus Ep 37 – The Twilight Zone (2019) Season 1 Review
Tower JunkiesA Stephen King Podcast

  1. 021 – Special Ep – Podcast Relaunch and State of the Podcast
  2. 022 – News – Pet Sematary (2019) Trailer #2 Reaction/Rant, The Stand on CBS All-Access, and The Dark Tower on Amazon Prime
  3. 023 – TV – Harvest, Filter, and The Queen (Castle Rock S01E05-07)
  4. 024 – TV – Past Perfect, Henry Deaver, and Romans (Castle Rock S01E08-10)
  5. 025 – News – Amazon’s Dark Tower Pilot Casting Announcement + Castle Rock Season 2 Cast and Plot Details
  6. 026 – Novel – Pet Sematary
  7. 027 – Movie – Pet Sematary (1989)
  8. 028 – News – Lisey’s Story Adaptation, Castle Rock Recasting, The Dark Tower Casting, The Outsider First Look, It: Chapter Two Trailer, If It Bleeds Announced
  9. 029 – Movie – Pet Sematary (2019)
  10. 030 – Novel/TV – The Tommyknockers + The Tommyknockers (1993) Miniseries
  11. 031 – Commentary Track – It: Chapter One (2017)
  12. 032 – Movie – It: Chapter Two (2019)
  13. 033 – Novella/Movie – In the Tall Grass (2019)
  14. 034 – Novel – The Institute
  15. 035 – Novel – The Shining
  16. 036 – Movie – The Shining (1980)
  17. 037 – TV – The Shining (1997) Miniseries
Podcast Guest Appearances

  1. The Nerds You’re Looking For – Ep 222 – #BagsofShit | Top 10 Favorite Films of 2018 – Jan 6
  2. You’re Gonna Love This or Not – Ep 5 – Short Circuit 2 – May 17
  3. Between Science and Superstition – Chat w/ Matt of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Sept 5
  4. Submitted For Your Approval – S03E11: Still Valley – Sept 8
Totals
Film Writing: 24 
  • OV: 23
  • Guest Reviews: 1
Podcast Episodes: 85
  • OV: 40
  • Anthology: 28
  • Tower Junkies: 17
Guest Appearances: 4
  • The Nerds You’re Looking For1
  • You’re Gonna Love This or Not1
  • Between Science and Superstition1
  • Submitted For Your Approval1
Grand Total: 113