Matt’s 2021 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. 

2021

New Release Reviews

Film Festival Coverage

Indy Film Festival 2021

Heartland Film Festival 2021

Non-New Release Reviews

Podcast Episodes

Obsessive ViewerWeekly Movie/TV Reviews and Discussions

  1. OV332 – 2020 Year in Review – Best Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats – Jan 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 Announced – Jan 31
  3. OV334 – 2021 Golden Globe Nominees + Interview with The Swerve filmmaker Dean Kapsalis – Feb 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 Gets – Mar 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 Theater – Apr 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 Block – May 6
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 Review – Mar 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. 073 – Deaths-Head Revisited (The Twilight Zone S03E09) + The Lost Heartbeat (Science Fiction Theatre S01E17) – May 19
  15. Bonus Ep 52 – Leah (Solos S01E01) – May 21
  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 27
  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 3
  20. Bonus Ep 55 – Sasha (Solos S01E04) – Jun 8
  21. 076 – The Jungle (The Twilight Zone S03E12) + The Negative Man (Science Fiction Theatre S01E20) – Jun 10
  22. Bonus Ep 56 – Jenny (Solos S01E05) – Jun 15
  23. 077 – Once Upon a Time (The Twilight Zone S03E13) + Dead Reckoning (Science Fiction Theatre S01E21) – Jun 17
  24. Bonus Ep 57 – Nera (Solos S01E06) – Jun 22
  25. Special Ep 5 – Halfway Through the Zone: Revisiting “One for the Angels” with Victor Gamboa (The Outer Limits Podcast) – Jun 24
  26. Bonus Ep 58 – Stuart (Solos S01E07) – Jun 29
  27. Special Ep 6 – Halfway Through the Zone: – Jul 1
  28. Special Ep 7 – Halfway Through the Zone: – Jul 8
Tower JunkiesA Stephen King Podcast

  1. 052 – TV – The Betrayal + The Stand (The Stand (1994) Eps 3-4) Miniseries – Jan 8
  2. 053 – TV – The End + Pocket Savior + Blank Pages (The Stand (2020) Eps 1-3) Miniseries – Jan 22
  3. 054 – TV – The House of the Dead + Fear and Loathing in New Vegas + The Vigil (The Stand (2020) Eps 4-6) Miniseries – Feb 11
  4. 055 – TV – The Walk + The Stand + The Circle Closes (The Stand (2020) Eps 7-9) Miniseries – Feb 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 – Later – Apr 30
Podcast Guest Appearances

  1. The Outer Limits Podcast – The Architects of Fear: Revisited – Apr 2