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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 82 – OV Remix – The Nolan Retrospective in Chronological Order (Sept. 2013)

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OV82 – OV Remix – The Nolan Retrospective in Chronological Order (Sept. 2013)

On Sept. 11, 2013, Matt, Mike and Tiny recorded their “Christopher Nolan Retrospective.” Matt edited it in the style of Memento, putting individual discussions into reverse chronological order and splicing a general discussion about Nolan in between each discussion.

Later this week, we are releasing our Interstellar review. In honor of that episode, we’re re-releasing our Nolan Retrospective in chronological order. There’s also a teaser for our Interstellar review at the end. Continue reading

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 26 – Into the Vault I – The Godfather, Pulp Fiction & Back to the Future

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Here’s the latest ep of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! We were originally going to have Chris Spangle from We Are Libertarians on to discuss the Fall TV season but due to technical issues on our end, we had to bump him to next week.

Instead, we introduced a new concept to the show that we look forward to doing once per season. We were flying by the seat of our pants while we figured out, on the air, how to do it. Nevertheless, we had a lot of fun recording it and we hope you enjoy listening to it!

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 23 – Interview with The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’s John Dugan

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I’m excited about this week’s episode. It’s a little different from what we usually do. John Dugan (who played Grandpa in the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre as well as Texas Chainsaw 3D) was nice enough to speak to us about his experiences in the business and life in general. It was a fun chat and I hope you like it.

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The Month in Movies: September 2013

I am really late with this but, alas, here is my breakdown of the movies I watched in September.

I had 11 viewings last month and was fully prepared to go on the defensive. I was going to talk about how the TV season really destroyed my chance of watching many movies, not to mention the additional time I put into getting the podcast out every week.

Then I looked through my records and, as it turns out, September 2013 was my best September on record. It’s not saying much considering it’s only 11 viewings. But I’m pleased. Read on for my analysis of the month. Continue reading

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 17 – Christopher Nolan Retrospective Part 2 – 2005-1998

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After a long and stressful day, the latest episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast is finally available!

This is Part 2 of our 2-part Christopher Nolan Retrospective. Part 1 debuted last week and gave us some of our best feedback yet.

These episodes are special as they are edited in a very unique way. In an effort to honor Christopher Nolan we edited this podcast in reverse like Memento.

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 15 – Christopher Nolan Retrospective Part 1 – 2012-2006

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I’ve finally unleashed Episode 15 of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast upon the internet. This is the first part of a two-part “Summer Season Finale” episode where we discuss everything Nolan-related. We made an interesting choice with the editing. If you’re a Memento fan, you’ll appreciate it. I hope. Part 2 can be found here!

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Streaming Saturday: The Avengers (2012)

Marvels-The-AvengersRelease Date: May 4th, 2012

Director: Joss Whedon

Writer: Joss Whedon

Stars: Robert Downey Jr.Chris EvansChris HemsworthMark RuffaloScarlett JohanssonJeremy RennerSamuel L. JacksonClark Gregg Continue reading

The Kevin Smith Retrospective – Part III

Here’s the 3rd and final part of my Kevin Smith Retrospective. I’ll just cut to the chase. Here are links to Part I and Part II in case you missed them. Enjoy and follow the blog on Facebook and Twitter, if you haven’t already.
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The Kevin Smith Retrospective – Part II

Yesterday I posted the first of three posts revisiting Kevin Smith’s movies. Today I’m here with part two, wherein I discuss Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Jersey Girl.

This section was interesting because I had only seen two of the movies once before and I’ve never been a huge fan of Jay and Silent Bob as characters. I was eager to see how time affected my perspective of these movies.

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The Kevin Smith Retrospective – Part I

After hearing the news that Kevin Smith will make Clerks 3 before retiring, I decided to revisit his movies. So here is the first of three parts examining his filmography. I’m only including the ones he wrote and directed, so Cop Out won’t be included. Let’s get started.
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Trailer Tuesday: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013)

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This week’s Trailer Tuesday is for this Friday’s Oz the Great and Powerful. It’s directed by Sam Raimi and stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Zach Braff.

I’ve got mixed feelings about this one. I think Raimi did a great job bringing Spider-Man to life (Spider-Man 2 is still one of my favorite comic book movies) but I’m still very jaded after Spider-Man 3. I also tried watching The Quick and the Dead a while ago and couldn’t get past the camera work. 

Oz could potentially get me into Raimi’s camp. The visuals look absolutely stunning and the cast is very strong. I feel like James Franco gets a lot of undue heat. In terms of his off screen life, sometimes I can’t tell if he’s eccentric or just wants to be eccentric. But I think 127 Hours proved not only that he has range but that he can carry a movie.
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A Good Day to Marathon a Franchise

A week before seeing A Good Day to Die Hard, I bought the Die Hard 25th Anniversary Collection on blu-ray. I was eager to rewatch the franchise before heading to the theater. So that’s exactly what I did.

I watched all 5 Die Hard movies in a 24 hour span.

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The Month in Movies: February 2013

I’m a little late but here’s a breakdown of my movie watching habits for February.

Total Viewings: 30
First Viewings: 15
Theater Viewings: 2
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Oscar Picks and Predictions 2013

Here’s a quick rundown of my picks for tonight’s Oscars. I’m running a pool with my friends and I have it set up includes a point system. Each category gets their nominees ranked in reverse order. The top choice gets the most points in the category. The bottom choice gets a 1. Once all the awards are given, the points are tallied and the winner gets the money.
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Trailer Tuesday: Trance (2013)

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Release dates
March 27th (UK) / April 5th (US)

Danny Boyle is one of my favorite filmmakers working today and I’m very excited about Trance.
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