2021

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. 

2021


  1. Freaky (2020)Jul 26
  2. Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) – Sept 16

Podcast Episodes


Obsessive ViewerWeekly Movie/TV Reviews and Discussions

  1. OV332 – 2020 Year in Review – Best Movies of the Year and Viewing StatsJan 25
  2. OV333 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 6 – Yojimbo (1961) and Le Samourai (1967) – Tenet (2020), Dazed and Confused (1993), Alex Garland’s Men, and Master of None Season 3 AnnouncedJan 31
  3. OV334 – 2021 Golden Globe Nominees + Interview with The Swerve filmmaker Dean KapsalisFeb 12
  4. OV335 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 7 – Ikiru (1952) and Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962) – Lisey’s Story on AppleTV+, Malcolm & Marie (2021), The Outsider, and Grown Ups 2 (2013)Feb 26
  5. OV336 – WandaVision – Guest: Dustin Mattingly of As Good As It GetsMar 12
  6. OV337 – The Last Blockbuster (2020) + South Park Pandemic & Vaccination Specials – Allen & Farrow, The Great North, The Mandalorian, Snyder Cut Reviews, and WandaVision – Mar 16
  7. OV338 – Oscars 2021 Nominee Rundown – Mar 23
  8. OV339 – Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) – Mar 29
  9. OV340 – Godzilla vs Kong (2021) & Shiva Baby (2021) – The Father (2020), The Little Things (2021), and Superstore – Apr 7
  10. OV341 – Q: Into the Storm (2021) – Shang-Chi Trailer, Voyagers, Infinite Train, Invincible, Promising Young Woman, and Matt Returns to the TheaterApr 22
  11. OV342 – Bonus Ep – Mortal Kombat (2021)Apr 25
  12. OV343 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 8 – The Circus (1928), The Searchers (1956), and Paths of Glory (1957) – The Last Dance, Small Axe, and Indy Film Fest 2021: Welcome to Monterey (2021), and Comedy Shorts BlockMay 6
  13. OV344 – Extended Potpourri – Mike’s Kickstarter, Nomadland, Nobody, Together Together, Venom 2 Trailer, Spiral: From the Book of Saw, The Conjuring 3May 14
  14. OV345 – A Quiet Place Part II (2021) & Cruella (2021) – Indy Film Fest 2021, Inspector Ike, All Alone in April, The Catch, and Ben’s First Press ScreeningMay 28
  15. OV346 – Black Widow (2021) – Fear Street Part One: 1994, and F9: The Fast SagaJul 9
  16. OV349 – Old (2021) – Mythic Quest and Star Wars: The Clone Wars Jul 27
  17. OV350 – CODA (2021) & Candyman (2021) – Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer, Eternals, and MCU FatigueSept 6
  18. OV351 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 10 – 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Solaris (1972), and Dog Day Afternoon (1975) – The Matrix Resurrections Trailer, and RIP Michael K WilliamsSept 13
  19. OV352 – Malignant (2021) – 30th Heartland Film Festival Announcements and Heartland Horror – Guest: Sam Watermeier (Midwest Film Journal)Sept 20
  20. OV353 – Cry Macho (2021) & Dear Evan Hansen (2021) – Emmy Awards and Snubs, Paranormal Activity 7, and a Busy October at the MoviesSept 27

AnthologyThe Twilight Zone, Black Mirror and Classic Sci-Fi

  1. Bonus Ep 47 – A Human Face (The Twilight Zone 2019 S02E07)Feb 9
  2. Bonus Ep 48 – A Small Town (The Twilight Zone 2019 S02E08)Feb 26
  3. Bonus Ep 49 – Try, Try (The Twilight Zone 2019 S02E09)Mar 9
  4. Bonus Ep 50 – You Might Also Like (The Twilight Zone 2019 S02E10)Mar 11
  5. Bonus Ep 51 – The Twilight Zone (2019) Season 2 ReviewMar 22
  6. 065 – Two (The Twilight Zone S03E01) + Marked ‘Danger’ (Science Fiction Theatre S01E11) Mar 25
  7. 066 – The Arrival (The Twilight Zone S03E02) + Hour of Nightmare (Science Fiction Theatre S01E12) Apr 1
  8. 067 – The Shelter (The Twilight Zone S03E03) + One Hundred Years Young (Science Fiction Theatre S01E13)Apr 8
  9. 068 – The Passersby (The Twilight Zone S03E04) + The Strange Doctor Lorenz (Science Fiction Theatre S01E14)Apr 15
  10. 069 – A Game of Pool (The Twilight Zone S03E05) + A Game of Pool (The Twilight Zone 1985 S03E20)Apr 22
  11. 070 – The Mirror (The Twilight Zone S03E06) + The Frozen Sound (Science Fiction Theatre S01E15)Apr 29
  12. 071 – The Grave (The Twilight Zone S03E07) + The Stones Began to Move (Science Fiction Theatre S01E16) May 6
  13. 072 – It’s a Good Life (The Twilight Zone S03E08) + It’s Still a Good Life (The Twilight Zone 2002 S01E31)May 13
  14. Bonus Ep 52 – Leah (Solos S01E01)May 21
  15. 073 – Deaths-Head Revisited (The Twilight Zone S03E09) + The Lost Heartbeat (Science Fiction Theatre S01E17)May 24
  16. Bonus Ep 53 – Tom (Solos S01E02)May 25
  17. 074 – The Midnight Sun (The Twilight Zone S03E10) + The World Below (Science Fiction Theatre S01E18)May 30
  18. Bonus Ep 54 – Peg (Solos S01E03)Jun 1
  19. 075 – Still Valley (The Twilight Zone S03E11) + Barrier of Silence (Science Fiction Theatre S01E19)Jun 7
  20. Bonus Ep 55 – Sasha (Solos S01E04)Jun 8
  21. Bonus Ep 56 – Jenny (Solos S01E05)Jun 15
  22. Bonus Ep 57 – Nera (Solos S01E06)Jun 22
  23. Bonus Ep 58 – Stuart (Solos S01E07)Jun 29
  24. 076 – The Jungle (The Twilight Zone S03E12) + The Negative Man (Science Fiction Theatre S01E20) –
  25. 077 – Once Upon a Time (The Twilight Zone S03E13) + Dead Reckoning (Science Fiction Theatre S01E21) –
  26. Special Ep 5 – Halfway Through the Zone: Revisiting “One for the Angels” with Victor Gamboa (The Outer Limits Podcast) –

Tower JunkiesA Stephen King Podcast

  1. 052 – TV – The Betrayal + The Stand (The Stand (1994) Eps 3-4) MiniseriesJan 8
  2. 053 – TV – The End + Pocket Savior + Blank Pages (The Stand (2020) Eps 1-3) MiniseriesJan 22
  3. 054 – TV – The House of the Dead + Fear and Loathing in New Vegas + The Vigil (The Stand (2020) Eps 4-6) MiniseriesFeb 11
  4. 055 –TV – The Walk + The Stand + The Circle Closes (The Stand (2020) Eps 7-9) MiniseriesFeb 19
  5. 056 – Novella/Movie – Hope Springs Eternal – Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption + The Shawshank Redemption (1994)Mar 20
  6. 057 – Novel/Movie – Misery + Misery (1990)Mar 26
  7. 058 – Novel – LaterApr 30
  8. 059 – Novel – Lisey’s StoryMay 27
  9. 060 – TV – Bool Hunt + Blood Bool (Lisey’s Story Eps 1-2)Jun 4
  10. 061 – Nonfiction – On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftJun 11
  11. 062 – TV – Under the Yum-Yum Tree + Jim Dandy (Lisey’s Story Eps 3-4)Jun 25
  12. 063 – Novella – Summer of Corruption – Apt PupilJul 2
  13. 064 – TV – The Good Brother + Now You Must Be Still (Lisey’s Story Eps 5-6)Jul 9
  14. 065 – TV – No Light, No Spark + Lisey’s Story (Lisey’s Story Eps 7-8)Jul 16
  15. 066 – Novel – Needful ThingsAug 12
  16. 067 – Movie – Needful Things (1993) Aug 27
  17. 068 – Novel – Billy SummersSept 3
  18. 069 – Short Stories – L.T.’s Theory of Pets + All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Everything’s Eventual) – Guest: Kim C (The Year of Underrated Stephen King Podcast)Sept 10
  19. 070 – Novella/Movie – Fall From Innocence – The Body + Stand By Me (1986)Sept 21

  20. 071 – Movie – Creepshow (1982)Sept 28


Podcast Guest Appearances

  1. The Outer Limits Podcast – The Architects of Fear: RevisitedApr 2
  2. The Year of Underrated Stephen King – 69. Constant Reader Interview (Matt from Tower Junkies!)Sept 2