In part 4 of our coverage of the 27th Heartland Film Festival, I review the closing night film Care to Laugh, interview the filmmakers, and then Kyrsten and I interview several filmmakers who have films screening at this year’s festival on the awards night red carpet!
Recorded Live at Indy PopCon 2017 – This year at Indy PopCon, Tiny and I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Justin Purvis, the creator of a highly addictive and fun card game based around movie knowledge aptly named MovieBuff! We had a blast playing the game and talking with Justin and really hope you enjoy the episode. For more info on MovieBuff, check out MovieBuffGame.com and follow them on Facebook. 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 →
Recorded November 27th, 2016 – We were invited back once again to Starbase Indy for another panel! This year, Mike George (from Starbase Indy) was on-hand once again to lead this year’s panel. This year we talked about Development Hell with some examples of movie sequels and passion projects that never got off the ground. Continue reading →
Indy PopCon 2016 has come and gone and we were there, once again, all three days! This year was a lot of fun and once again we met a ton of really cool people and got to meet up with our old Con friends as well.
This is the second of two PopCon episodes. In this episode, we reflect on 2016’s PopCon and share the recordings we created at the booth at this year’s convention. This year we asked people: If you could remake, reboot, or revive any movie, show or franchise, what would it be and why? Continue reading →
In this special episode of the podcast, Tiny and I chat with Michael Goldburg and Dave Chan, the men behind comedy/horror short film What’s Eating Dad?, which will be the opening short for our Shocktober in Irvington event on October 16th. In the episode, the guys tell us about the Film Festival circuit, behind the scenes info about the short, and their upcoming con-man comedy feature Sure-Fire. Continue reading →
In a special episode of the podcast, Matt chats with Kate Chaplin. Kate is a filmmaker who just wrapped filming on Wig’d Out here in Indianapolis. She’s also the host of Kate’s Take, a great podcast where she discusses how films have influenced her life. For Potpourri, Matt and Kate discuss LOST. Stay tuned after the outro to the episode for a LOST spoiler discussion segment. Continue reading →
Coming at you a little early in the week, here’s the latest episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! This is a very special episode of the show as we broke down the Oscar nominees with the help of friends from 7 other podcasts! Timestamps and links can of course be found below and in the show notes/lyrics page of the episode on your mp3 player.
I am very proud of how this episode turned out and I want to thank all the awesome shows who helped us out with it!
Had several issues after my first viewing last week. Those issue are mostly still present, but I enjoyed it a bit more the second time. Still not as good as the Chapter One, and obviously not as good as the book. But I'm okay with the finished product.
Tons of archival footage and a really interesting look at the evolution of medical services in motorsports. There's a unique resonance for me since I'm from Speedway, where the Indy 500 is ran. Even though I've never been a racing fan, per se, I do admire what goes into the sport. This is an interesting look at an aspect of it that is easily o […]
Hobbs & Shaw delivers exactly what you would expect from it. It's mindless action with some shoe-horned in character moments that don't really land all that well. The action is fun and intricate enough to hold your attention. The buddy comedy shtick that The Rock and Statham attempt is pretty over exaggerated on both their parts. It gets tired […]
I loved it. The casting was perfect and I loved the way the movie incorporated flashbacks. The set pieces are much bigger than Chapter One. But the connection among the Losers is what stands out the most and is done really well. There are some issues here and there and some nits to be picked by those of us who love the book so much. I have some issues with t […]