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Merry Christmas (in a handful of days)! Celebrate the holidays with the 2nd season finale of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! This time we’re talking about our favorite Christmas movies! Stick around for a great potpourri section where we talk about the Interstellar teaser.
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Each month this year I’ve chosen a director to re-examine. Pre-blog January was my Quentin Tarantino month. February was Kevin Smith and March was James Cameron. Coming off of my exhausting James Cameron month, I wanted something a little safer. I wanted to watch the work of a director who knew how to tell a story properly in an appropriate amount of time.
There were some gaps in John Hughes’ filmography that I wanted to get to, so I chose him. Considering how prolific a filmmaker as John Hughes was, it was tempting to watch a bunch of movies he wrote and produced in addition to the ones he directed. But, in the interest of time, I chose to just stick with what he directed. What follows is my re-education of the work of John Hughes. Continue reading
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