Matt’s 2020 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. 

2020

New Release Reviews

  1. 1917 (2019)Jan 10
  2. Onward (2020)Mar 4
  3. Vivarium (2020)Apr 28
  4. 7500 (2020)Jun 15
  5. Relic (2020)Jul 10
  6. An American Pickle (2020)Aug 8
  7. Boys State (2020)Aug 10
  8. Sputnik (2020)Aug 12
  9. Project Power (2020)Aug 13
  10. Tesla (2020)Aug 25
  11. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020)Aug 31
  12. Love, Guaranteed (2020)Sept 4
  13. All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020)Sept 8
  14. Enola Holmes (2020)Sept 12
  15. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)Sept 25
  16. Totally Under Control (2020)Oct 12
  17. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)Dec 2
  18. The Midnight Sky (2020)Dec 10
  19. The Lie (2020)Dec 31
Film Festival Coverage

Indy Film Festival 2020

  1. IFF2020: The Last Christmas Party (2020) – Aug 19
  2. IFF2020: Hum (2020)Aug 21
  3. IFF2020: Climate of the Hunter (2019)Aug 21

Heartland Film Festival 2020

  1. HIFF2020: In Case of Emergency (2020)Oct 7
  2. HIFF2020: All for My Mother (2019)Oct 8
  3. HIFF2020: Song Without a Name (2019)Oct 10
  4. HIFF2020: 76 Days (2020)Oct 11
Non-New Release Reviews

  1. Dracula (1931)Mar 19
  2. The Mummy (1932)Mar 26
  3. Godzilla (1954)Aug 7
  4. King Kong (1933)Aug 25
  5. Mothra (1961)Sept 11
  6. Mothra vs Godzilla (1964)Sept 14
  7. Rodan (1956)Sept 16
  8. No Sleep October: The Mist (2007)(Guest Essay on MidwestFilmJournal.com) – Oct 14
  9. Fail Safe (1964)Oct 30         

Podcast Episodes

Obsessive ViewerWeekly Movie/TV Reviews and Discussions

  1. OV322 – Palm Springs (2020) & The Old Guard (2020) – Fekkes’ COVID Experience, Mulan and the Rise of PVOD, The Green Mile, and BowfingerAug 9
  2. OV323 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 2: Tokyo Story (1953) & Network (1976) – Indy Film Fest 2020 Preview, Ben’s Happy Valley Essays, and Yes God YesAug 19
  3. OV324 – Desert One (2020) & Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump (2020) – AMC Has Reopened, Will We See Tenet?, The Stand CBS All-Access Release Date – Sept 1
  4. OV325 – The Social Dilemma (2020) & The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) – RIP Chadwick Boseman, The Batman, Dune, The Great Hack, The Social NetworkSept 21
  5. OV326 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 3: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) & 8 1/2 (1963) – Heartland Film Festival 2020 Preview, and Extended Patreon Clip (Feels Good Man & Possessor)Oct 4
  6. OV327 – HIFF2020: 76 Days (2020), In Case of Emergency (2020), Belly of the Beast (2020), and When My Time Comes (2020)Nov 2
  7. OV328 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 4: Rear Window (1954) & Vertigo (1958) – Heartland Film Fest Hitchcock Night, Awards Season 2020, Picture Character, Sophie Jones, and The Outside StoryNov 11
  8. OV329 – The Friday the 13th Franchise (1980-2009)– Nov 13
  9. OV330 – Love and Monsters (2020) – Songbird trailer, I Think You Should Leave, Aunty Donna, The Return of LOSTPoint Nov 18
  10. OV331 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 5 – JFK (1991) & Mulholland Drive (2001) – Elliot Page, Warner Bros Movies on HBOMaxDec 5
AnthologyThe Twilight Zone, Black Mirror and Classic Sci-Fi

  1. Bonus Ep 46 – 8 (The Twilight Zone 2019 S02E06)Aug 13
  2. Special Ep 4 – Interview with A Small Town writers Tananarive Due and Steven BarnesDec 31
Tower JunkiesA Stephen King Podcast

  1. 048 – Novel – The Stand (Complete & Uncut): Book I – Captain Trips: June 16 – July 4Oct 29
  2. 049 – Novel – The Stand (Complete & Uncut Novel): Book II – On the Border: July 5 – September 6Nov 12
  3. 050 – Novel – The Stand (Complete & Uncut Novel): Book III – The Stand: September 7 – January 10Nov 19
  4. 051 – TV – The Plague + The Dreams (The Stand (1994) Eps 1-2) Miniseries – Nov 27
Podcast Guest Appearances