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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 213 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (featuring Mike!), and Shocktober Tickets on Sale Now

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OV213 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (featuring Mike!), and Shocktober Tickets on Sale Now

In this special on-location episode, I discussed Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (#Privates) with former full-time host, Mike White! We review Pirates, talk about Johnny Depp, Power Rangers ads, and The Dark Tower trailer some more. Continue reading

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 158 – Extended Potpourri – Locke, 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Goldbergs, The Other Side of the Door, The Brothers Grimsby, Spy, and The Overnight

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OV158 – Extended Potpourri – Locke, 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Goldbergs, The Other Side of the Door, The Brothers Grimsby, Spy, and The Overnight

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Mike’s on Spring Break and decided to drop by for an Extended Potpourri! We rant about Fuller House, talk about my strange emotional viewing of Locke, talk about some early 2016 horror movies, some comedies from last year and this year and more! Continue reading

Adaptations & Remakes: Ender’s Game [Obsessive Friends: Mike]

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Source Material: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

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Set in Earth’s future, young Ender Wiggin is trained and groomed to become the leader of Earth’s military attack against the alien “Buggers.” Ender is put through a series of tests that include several intense battles in zero gravity rooms. Ender’s final test is to display his tactical genius in a simulation against the Buggers, but is it really just a game? Writer’s note: Ender’s Game has been published in several different editions with more covers than I can count. The picture above is the version of the cover of the Ender’s Game book that I read. Continue reading

DVD Review: All Hallows’ Eve [Obsessive Friends: Mike]

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Since 2009’s Trick R Treat, horror audiences have been treated to a resurgence of anthology movies. V/H/S and it’s superior sequel were successful movies, and a breath of fresh air from the Paranormal Activity movies dominating theaters every year. The anthology format serves horror well. Where several horror movies struggle to pack 90 minutes with scares, segments in a horror anthology can back out to the frame story before tension wavers. Even a weak segment reaps the benefits of a mostly successful group of shorts. When the work is cohesive and the scares are quick and fun, anthologies thrive. Continue reading

A Farewell to Roger Ebert by Mike White [Obsessive Friends: Mike]

Today the entertainment world mourns the loss of its most prolific and beloved critic. Roger Ebert died yesterday after a lengthy battle with cancer. Knowing I couldn’t do the man proper justice, I asked my friend (and fellow blogger at Geek is the New Pop) Mike White to share a few words on Ebert’s passing. Below is what he had to say… Continue reading