In part 2 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, Kyrsten and I review the sobering documentary Crime + Punishment, and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival!
This week, Kyrsten joins me for an Extended Potpourri in which we discuss A Simple Favor, The Spy Who Dumped Me, The Meg, Searching, and Columbus. We also talk about Nathan for You and we made each other watch an episode of The Twilight Zone and Teen Wolf, respectively.
This week, I am joined by Fekkes to review Vanilla Sky for one of our patreon supporters! We also talk about 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Happytime Murders, the latest news about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and more.
Back by popular demand, my friend Kyrsten returns to the podcast to review The Rock’s summer blockbuster Skyscraper. We also discuss recent news regarding James Gunn, and have a conversation about toxic fandom.
This week, frequent guest Robert Fekkes returns to the podcast for a review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. We also discuss AMC’s new MoviePass killer program A-List, Mindhunterseason 1, Sicario 2, the recent trip we took to Vegas and more.
In this episode, I welcome Robert Fekkes back to the podcast for a double review of Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League. We also discuss the latest of the sexual assault scandals in Hollywood, and wrap up the podcast with a potpourri section covering The Incredibles 2 teaser, and the Hulu Original documentary Too Funny to Fail.
In this episode, recorded on Halloween night, I welcome Robert Fekkes back to the podcast to review Denis Villenueve’s Blade Runner 2049. We also discuss the recent sexual assault scandals in Hollywood, and wrap up the podcast with a potpourri section covering The Deuce season 1 and Master of None season 2. Continue reading →
In this episode, Fekkes and I review Alien: Covenant and then Tiny and I review Hulu’s Batman & Bill documentary. We also pay tribute to Sir Roger Moore, and briefly discuss The Emoji Movie’s trailer. For potpourri, we talk about Dimension 404, Fantastic Beasts, and A Case of You. Continue reading →
Recorded 2/21/17 – In this special episode of the podcast, we welcome back Tony Troxell along with the creators of the incredibly fun movie pitching party game Buy the Rights! We talk about the creation of the game, the joys of Kickstarter, and we play the game on the show! Continue reading →
In this week’s episode, Matt and Tiny welcome local blogger and podcaster Tony Troxell to the show to discuss Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in both a non-spoiler review and a spoiler review. Also included in the episode is a special edition of “Mike’s Pine Tree Perfume”, where former full-time host Mike White calls in his mini review of Rogue One! Continue reading →
I can't remember the last time I was so invested in 2/3s of a movie only to find myself struggling so hard to hold my interest in its final act. But such is the life of the audience member of an M. Night Shyamalan movie. As harsh as it may sound, there's no denying that Shyamalan is one divisive and mercurial filmmaker. The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable […]
Split holds up very well. I was concerned that my fondness for it was based solely on the ending. Fortunately, I was invested in the story and really stunned by McAvoy's performance. He was incredible. My full review can be found on ObsessiveViewer.com.
David's arc through the movie and how it impacts his home life shows Night's growth as a storyteller when compared to the troubled marriage subplot of The Sixth Sense. In that movie, Bruce Willis' character is coming to terms with himself and his relationship in a different way. The problem is that the subplot was 100 percent pigeonholed by th […]
The Upside is a pretty middle of the road comedy that's fairly inoffensive, if unimaginative in its execution. It's a remake of the 2011 French film The Intouchables. It premiered at TIFF in 2017 and finally got a wide theatrical release now in 2019. I haven't seen The Intouchables, so I can't compare the two. But The Upside is hard to na […]
I went into Free Solo wondering what could possibly possess a person to climb anything without ropes or harnesses. It is a lifestyle that I am so far away from, I simply can't fathom it. And right off the bat, the documentary addresses this question in the form of an interview that Free Solo's subject, Alex Honnold, was in on television. His ration […]