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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. 

2022

New Release Reviews

  1. See for Me (2022)Jan 7
  2. Scream (2022)Jan 16
  3. Death on the Nile (2022)Feb 10
  4. Marry Me (2022)Feb 11
  5. Uncharted (2022)Feb 19
  6. The Batman (2022) Feb 28
  7. Turning Red (2022)Mar 9
  8. The Adam Project (2022)Mar 10
  9. Deep Water (2022)Mar 17
  10. Memory (2022)May 4
  11. Gone in the Night (2022)Jul 11
  12. Don’t Make Me Go (2022)Jul 15
  13. Nope (2022)Jul 20
  14. Summering (2022)Aug 11
  15. Day Shift (2022)Aug 11
  16. Fall (2022)Aug 16
  17. Glorious (2022)Aug 16
  18. Clerks III (2022)Sept 8

Guest Writing on Other Outlets

  1. Midwest Film Journal: Requiem for Randy: Deconstructing Scream 2’s Most Shocking Scene – Jan 13
  2. The Movie State: Japan’s Warrior Filmmaker: The Films of Akira Kurosawa – Throne of Blood Feb 28
  3. The Movie State: Japan’s Warrior Filmmaker: The Films of Akira Kurosawa – Sanshiro Sugata – Mar 3
  4. The Movie State: Japan’s Warrior Filmmaker: The Films of Akira Kurosawa – The Most Beautiful – Mar 8
  5. The Movie State: Japan’s Warrior Filmmaker: The Films of Akira Kurosawa – Sanshiro Sugata Part Two – Mar 23
  6. Midwest Film Journal: Bats on the Brain: Batman BeginsMar 24
  7. The Movie State: Japan’s Warrior Filmmaker: The Films of Akira Kurosawa – No Regrets for Our YouthApr 1
  8. The Movie State: Japan’s Warrior Filmmaker: The Films of Akira Kurosawa – One Wonderful SundayApr 8
  9. Midwest Film Journal: It’s Gonna Be Bay: The IslandApr 19

Podcast Episodes


Obsessive ViewerWeekly Movie/TV Reviews and Discussions

  1. OV361 – 2021 Year in Review – Best Movies of the Year and Viewing StatsJan 13
  2. OV363 – Scream (2022)Jan 20
  3. OV371 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 13 – Dr. Strangelove (1964), Persona (1966), and The Godfather (1972)Jun 10
  4. OV372 – The Northman (2022) & Jurassic World: Dominion (2022) – Happiness (1998), and Lightyear (2022) – Guest: Sam Watermeier (Midwest Film Journal)Jun 17
  5. OV373 – The Black Phone (2022) & Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022) – Guests: Andy Carr (Odd Trilogies Podcast) & Brent Leuthold (Awake In the Dark)Jun 25
  6. OV374 – Stranger Things 4, Vol. 1 (Patreon Reviews)Jun 30
  7. OV375 – Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) & Hustle (2022) – Jul 7
  8. OV376 – Nope (2022) & Don’t Make Me Go (2022) Jul 22
  9. OV377 – Vengeance (2022) & Prey (2022) – Guests: Andy Carr (Odd Trilogies Podcast) & Joe Shearer (Medium Cool Podcast and Midwest Film Journal)Aug 5
  10. OV378 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 14 – The Red Shoes (1948), The Godfather Part II (1974), and Dark City (1998)Aug 12
  11. OV379 – Fall (2022) & Day Shift (2022)Aug 19
  12. OV380 – Extended Potpourri – The Terminal List, House of the Dragon, Downton Abbey, The Rehearsal, Uncharted, Glorious, Severance, and Not OkayAug 26
  13. OV381 – Ebert’s Great Movies Part 15 – M (1931), The Color Purple (1985), and Magnolia (1999) Sept 15
  14. OV382 – Clerks III (2022) & Blonde (2022) – Guests: Sam Watermeier (Midwest Film Journal) and Joe Shearer (Medium Cool Podcast and Midwest Film Journal Contributor) Sept 22

AnthologyThe Twilight Zone, Black Mirror and Classic Sci-Fi

  1. 076 – The Jungle (The Twilight Zone S03E12) + Negative Man (Science Fiction Theatre S01E20)Jun 15
  2. Special Ep 005 – Halfway Through The Twilight ZoneJun 29
  3. 079 – A Quality of Mercy (The Twilight Zone S03E15) + The Strange People at Pecos (Science Fiction Theatre S01E23) Jul 15
  4. 080 – Nothing in the Dark (The Twilight Zone S03E16) + Dead Storage (Science Fiction Theatre S01E24)Jul 25
  5. 081 – One More Pallbearer (The Twilight Zone S03E17) + The Human Equation (Science Fiction Theatre S01E25)Jul 30
  6. 082 – Dead Man’s Shoes (The Twilight Zone S03E18) + Dead Woman’s Shoes (The Twilight Zone 1985 S01E09) + Dead Man’s Eyes (The Twilight Zone 2002 S01E08)Aug 11
  7. 083 – The Hunt (The Twilight Zone S03E19) + Target Hurricane (Science Fiction Theatre S01E26)Aug 18
  8. 084 – Showdown with Rance McGrew (The Twilight Zone S03E20) + The Water Maker (Science Fiction Theatre S01E27) – Aug 25
  9. 085 – Kick the Can (The Twilight Zone S03E21) + The Unexplored (Science Fiction Theatre S01E28)Sept 2

Tower JunkiesA Stephen King Podcast

  1. 075 – Palaver – The Dark Tower Books I-III – Guest: Kim C (The Year of Underrated Stephen King Podcast) – Jan 10
  2. 076 – Novella/Short Story – A Winter’s Tale – The Breathing Method + The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands May 1
  3. 077 – Short Stories – Finn (Scribd Exclusive) + I Know What You Need (Night Shift) & The Raft (Skeleton Crew)May 26
  4. 078 – Short Stories – The Jaunt & Survivor Type (Skeleton Crew) – Guest: Kim C (The Year of Underrated Stephen King)Jun 23
  5. 079 – Novel – Carrie Jul 14
  6. 080 – Movie – Carrie (1976)Aug 10

Podcast Guest Appearances

  1. Java with Jessica: Episode 0.5 – The TestJun 4
  2. Java with Jessica: Episode 1: The Burger Chef MurdersJun 15
  3. The Year of Underrated Stephen King: 96. The Women of Stephen King Pt. 2 (Matt from Tower Junkies!)Jun 18