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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 196 – Netflix Picks (Raiders! & Contact) – Moana, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 trailer, Silence trailer, and CMA Country Christmas

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OV196 – Netflix Picks (Raiders! & Contact) – Moana, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 trailer, Silence trailer, and CMA Country Christmas

This week, Matt and Tiny do another Netflix Picks episode wherein they review a random title from their Netflix list. This time around, the guys chose each other’s pick. For Matt, Tiny chose the 1997 Robert Zemeckis movie Contact. For Tiny, Matt chose the 2015 documentary Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made. For potpourri, Tiny talks about the trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Silence and his viewing of the CMA County Christmas special while Matt reviews the latest Disney animated film Moana. Continue reading

Heartland Film Festival 2015: Movie Review – Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015)

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  • Documentary Feature / USA
  • Directors: Jeremy Coon, Tim Skousen
  • Featured Subjects: Chris Strompolos, Eric Zala, Jayson Lamb, Angela Rodriguez

This review is part of my coverage of 2015’s Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis. Click here for more of my coverage of the festival. You can find my coverage of other Indianapolis area film and TV events here.

Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made tells the story of three kids in 1982 who set out to create a shot for shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark in Mississippi. The project lasted seven years and all that was left to film was one crucial scene. Now over thirty years later, the men have reunited to complete their remake of Steven Spielberg’s iconic movie.

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