This week, Tiny and I review the latest M. Night Shyamalan movie, Split, with frequent guest Robert Fekkes! We also debate the merits of M. Night’s past work, and what Split means for the future of his career. We also discuss Shia LaBeouf’s livestream Trump protest, Star Wars Episode VIII’s title reveal, Patriots Day, Silence, Netflix’s The Crown, and more. Continue reading →
This week, Matt welcomes Fekkes back to the podcast to review Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them, the first entry in a planned 5-movie franchise expanding upon J.K. Rowling’s wizarding universe. They also discuss Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary, The Galapagos Affair, Pixar’s Cars 3 teaser, Marvel Studios’ new Inhumans TV show news, and more! Continue reading →
This week, Matt reviews the latest MCU movie, Doctor Strange with guest Robert Fekkes. They also talk briefly about fictional presidents, Black Mirror, Ouija: Origin of Evil, The Dark Tower delay, and more. Continue reading →
This week, Matt and Tiny review Sausage Party, discuss the Ben-Hur box office results, and round out the podcast with Potpourri covering Suicide Squad, Family Guy, and Eye in the Sky. Continue reading →
This week Matt and Tiny discuss some of their favorite TV neighbor characters after discussing some news about The Dark Tower as well as some news about MoviePass. For Potpourri, they share their thoughts on Finding Dory and 13 Hours.
Beyond Measure is Vicki Abeles‘ followup to her 2010 documentary Race to Nowhere. While her last film examined the pressure-filled lives of overworked students, Beyond Measure spotlights alternative learning methods created by students and faculty across the country to combat the outdated data-driven methods. Continue reading →
Isa Qosja‘s Three Windows and a Hanging is an emotionally jarring look into the patriarchal society of a Kosovo village rebuilding after war ravaged their community and its people. When school teacher Lushe tells a reporter that she and three other women from the village were raped by Serbian troops, the male villagers react. Continue reading →
In Keep in Touch, Colin (Ryan Patrick Bachand) tries to reconnect with a long-lost childhood crush. When he finds out she died in a car accident many years ago, he becomes infatuated with her younger sister, an aspiring musician who bears a striking resemblance to the girl he used to love. Continue reading →
In Superior, best friends Charlie and Derek set out on a two-week long bike ride around Lake Superior in the summer of 1969. The pair are weeks away from going their separate ways (college for Charlie and Vietnam for Derek), and they’re determined to make their final adventure count. Continue reading →
The Ambassador to Bern is a dramatic retelling of an incident that occurred in the aftermath of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. On August 16th, 1958, two Hungarian immigrants broke into the Hungarian embassy in Bern and took the ambassador hostage at gunpoint. This film tells a version or the story that happened on that day.
I really loved this movie. It's beautiful, joyful, and bittersweet. The musical numbers and dance sequences are really energetic and impressively choreographed. The ending is very moving in a way that I really wasn't expecting and the chemistry between Gosling and Stone is phenomenal. Loved it.
Holy shit, this movie was an abomination. The trailer presents a Christmas Carol style movie about a grieving man. But the actual movie is much more disturbingly cruel and is actually self-aware enough to comment on how cruel it's being. But it's still presented as a feel good holiday drama. This is a really perplexing and offensively terrible movi […]
Funny, endearing, and depicts change within a group dynamic in such an earnest way. Mike Birbiglia handles an ensemble cast of characters so well and gives each character their own dimension and motivations. Really dug the movie.
In this special MEGASIZED episode, we review Netflix’s latest movie, The Discovery and then we get into an extended potpourri section. In potpourri, we discuss Sicario, Get Out, Power Rangers, The Secret Life of Pets, The Belko Experiment, Logan, and much more. Join the OV Facebook Group! You can donate to the podcast via PayPal here! Support The Obsessive V […]