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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 302 – Knives Out – HIFF2019 Final Red Carpet Recordings: Greener Grass, Samir, House of Champions, International Falls, Last Year at the Crossing, The Garden Left Behind, and Moonlight Sonata (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV302 – Knives Out – HIFF2019 Final Red Carpet Recordings: Greener Grass, Samir, House of Champions, International Falls, Last Year at the Crossing, The Garden Left Behind, and Moonlight Sonata (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

Happy Thanksgiving (to those of you in the US)! In this special double parking lot special episode, Kyrsten and I have a laid-back non-spoiler review of Knives Out and then Tiny and I go into a spoiler review of the film! Then, to close out the episode, we have the remaining Red Carpet recordings from last month’s Heartland International Film Festival!

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 054 – OV B-Roll – “What is Pepperoni?!” – Family Guy, Movies We’re Excited About, Tiny’s Work Trip to Louisville – November 13, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 301 – Extended Potpourri – Disney+ Launch, The Boys, Brittany Runs a Marathon, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Joker, El Camino, Tag, Shameless, We Shall Not Die Now, Standing Up Falling Down, Always in Season, and Summer Night

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OV301 – Extended Potpourri – Disney+ Launch, The Boys, Brittany Runs a Marathon, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Joker, El Camino, Tag, Shameless, We Shall Not Die Now, Standing Up Falling Down, Always in Season, and Summer Night

This week, Tiny and I catch up on what we’ve watched lately with an Extended Potpourri episode. In it, we discuss Disney+, The Boys, Brittany Runs a Marathon, Joker, El Camino, and much more.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 054 – OV B-Roll – “What is Pepperoni?!” – Family Guy, Movies We’re Excited About, Tiny’s Work Trip to Louisville – November 13, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 300 – Lady and the Tramp (2019) – Disney Plus Preview: Encore!, Forky Asks a Question, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Marvel’s Hero Project, The Imagineering Story, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, Spark Shorts

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OV300 – Lady and the Tramp (2019) – Disney Plus Preview: Encore!, Forky Asks a Question, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Marvel’s Hero Project, The Imagineering Story, The World According to Jeff Goldblum, Spark Shorts

This week, I fly solo for the 300th (holy crap!) episode of the podcast! In this special episode, I share my spoiler-free thoughts on the Disney Plus exclusive Lady and the Tramp remake. I also share my thoughts on several Disney Plus exclusive shows launching with the service on Nov 12th. Series reviewed include: Encore!, Forky Asks a QuestionHigh School Musical: The Musical: The SeriesMarvel’s Hero ProjectThe Imagineering StoryThe World According to Jeff Goldblum, and Spark Shorts.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 052 – OV B-Roll – “Ben’s HIFF2019 Thoughts” – AppleTV+, Movies To Catch Up On, and Pizza is Pretty – November 4, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 299 – The Lighthouse – For All Mankind, Dickinson, See, The Morning Show, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, In Fabric, Marriage Story, Just Mercy, and Netflix’s The King (Guest: Ben Sears)

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OV299 – The Lighthouse – For All Mankind, Dickinson, See, The Morning Show, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, In Fabric, Marriage Story, Just Mercy, and Netflix’s The King (Guest: Ben Sears)

This week, I welcome back our contributor Ben Sears to the podcast to review Robert Eggers’ incredible film, The Lighthouse. We also discuss some news regarding David Benioff and DB Weiss, the Game of Thrones prequel announcement, and more. For Potpourri, Ben shares his thoughts on AppleTV+ original series See, Dickinson, For All Mankind, The Morning Show, and the service itself. Then I share my thoughts on the Special Presentation screenings I attended at HIFF2019.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 052 – OV B-Roll – “Ben’s HIFF2019 Thoughts” – AppleTV+, Movies To Catch Up On, and Pizza is Pretty – November 4, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 298 – HIFF2019: Part II – Award Winners – Press Junket Interviews: House of Champions, Man Camp, Syndrome K, Moonlight Sonata, Ernie & Joe, We Shall Not Die Now, Standing Up Falling Down, Samir, and Going Attractions

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OV298 – HIFF2019: Part II – Award Winners – Press Junket Interviews: House of Champions, Man Camp, Syndrome K, Moonlight Sonata, Ernie & Joe, We Shall Not Die Now, Standing Up Falling Down, Samir, and Going Attractions

 

In part 2 of our coverage of the 28th Heartland Film Festival, I share the award winners from this year’s festival and I interview several filmmakers at the HIFF press junket!

This week’s stinger comes from my Patreon-exclusive Vlogs: HIFF2019 Vlog 3 – Always in Season (2019), Jump Shot, Whelm, Screening Mishaps – October 12, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 297 – HIFF2019: Part I – Whelm – Filmmaker and Special Guest Interviews: Brendan Fraser, A New Christmas, Philophobia, Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story, My Beautiful Stutter, Foster Boy, and More

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OV297 – HIFF2019: Part I – Whelm – Filmmaker and Special Guest Interviews: Brendan Fraser, A New Christmas, Philophobia, Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story, My Beautiful Stutter, Foster Boy, and More

In part 1 of our coverage of the 28th Heartland Film Festival, I review the 100% Indiana epic thriller, Whelm, and I interview several filmmakers and guests on the HIFF red carpets, including a quick chat with Brendan Fraser!

This week’s stinger comes from my Patreon-exclusive Vlogs: HIFF2019 Vlog 1 – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019), Red Carpet & More – October 10, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 296 – Ad Astra – Shane Gillis v SNL, Joker and Aurora, Beautiful Boy, and Everything is Horrible and Wonderful (Harris Wittels Memoir)

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OV296 – Ad Astra – Shane Gillis v SNL, Joker and Aurora, Beautiful Boy, and Everything is Horrible and Wonderful (Harris Wittels Memoir)

In this episode, Tiny and I review Ad Astra. We also discuss some controversies surrounding Joker, the Shane Gillis/SNL fiasco, Beautiful Boy, Stephanie Wittels-Wachs’ heartbreaking memoir about her brother, Parks & Rec writer Harris Wittels.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 049 – OV B-Roll – “Patre-onnn a Tangent” – Movies That Made Us Cry, The Office, Comedy Bang Bang, Heaven’s Gate Cult, and Tiny’s Confessionals – September 24, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 295 – It: Chapter Two – Disney+ & Apple TV+, The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars Storytelling (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV295 – It: Chapter Two – Disney+ & Apple TV+, The Rise of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars Storytelling (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

In this episode, Fekkes and I review It: Chapter Two. We also debate the merits of single entry franchise storytelling in the era of peak TV/storytelling, Disney+ trailers, Apple TV+, and the “Streaming Wars.”

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 048 – OV B-Roll – “Ve(ry)nice, Italy” – Getting Even, Fekkes’ LEGO Rebuild Status, Afternoon Beers, and Farming Simulations – September 18, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 294 – Bonus Ep – Rapid Response (2019)

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OV294 – Bonus Ep – Rapid Response (2019)

In this bonus episode, Tiny and I review Rapid Response, a documentary about the origin and evolution of motorsport medical science. It’s an interesting documentary currently in theaters that we both recommend.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 046 – OV B-Roll – “Holler West 6” – Youth Group, Tiny’s Bank Info and First Movie Obsession, Meniscus Tears, and Dog Trophies – September 10, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 293 – Toy Story 4 & The Farewell – AMC A-List v Regal Unlimited, Upcoming Movies: Joker, Jojo Rabbit, Motherless Brooklyn, Cats (Guest: Ben Sears)

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OV293 – Toy Story 4 & The Farewell – AMC A-List v Regal Unlimited, Upcoming Movies: Joker, Jojo Rabbit, Motherless Brooklyn, Cats (Guest: Ben Sears)

In this week’s episode, I welcome Patreon supporter, returning guest, and new contributor Ben Sears back to the podcast. We review Toy Story 4 and A24’s The Farewell. We also talk about several upcoming movies and both of our histories working in movie theaters.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 045 – OV B-Roll – “First Movie Obsessions” – The Fanatic, The Parent Trap, La Bamba, and Indie Movies – September 3, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 292 – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Good Boys (Non-Spoiler), The Matrix 4 News, and Sony v Disney: Spider-Man and the MCU (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV292 – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Good Boys (Non-Spoiler), The Matrix 4 News, and Sony v Disney: Spider-Man and the MCU (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

 

In this week’s episode, Kyrsten and I record on-location from her apartment to review Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Kyrsten also briefly shares her thoughts on Trump: An American Dream and I try to explain one of Stephen King’s most controversial scenes. Then, in a separate recording, Tiny and I discuss Good Boys (non-spoiler), the recent news regarding The Matrix 4, and this week’s news regarding Disney, Sony, and Spider-Man.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 043 – OV B-Roll – “On-Location!” – Sleep Apnea?!, Anthropomorphizing Animals, Mortality, and Half-Assed Hypotheticals – August 11, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 291 – Extended Potpourri – Spider-Man: Far From Home, Stuber, Blockers, Buzzfeed Unsolved: Supernatural, Cats Trailer, and LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

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OV291 – Extended Potpourri – Spider-Man: Far From Home, Stuber, Blockers, Buzzfeed Unsolved: Supernatural, Cats Trailer, and LOSTPoint (Featuring: Kyrsten Lyster)

In this week’s episode, Kyrsten and I spend way too much time talking about our cats before diving into reviews of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Stuber, and Blockers. We round out the episode with a conversation about Buzzfeed Unsolved: Supernatural and the latest installment of our LOSTPoint series reviewing LOST and Flashpoint.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 042 – OV B-Roll – “Fundaes with Matt & Kyrsten” – Conversations with Characters, Shipping LOSTPoint Characters, Cats, and Politics – August 3, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 290 – Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood – Regal Unlimited, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, ACS: Impeachment Announced, and Tenet Teaser (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV290 – Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood – Regal Unlimited, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, ACS: Impeachment Announced, and Tenet Teaser (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

This week, Fekkes and I review Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. We also briefly talk about Regal Unlimited, Hobbs & Shaw, and more.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 041 – OV B-Roll – “LEGO Devastation” – Mental Health Talk, Our Tarantino LEGO Wish Lists, Friends/Pottery Barn, Stranger Things 3 – August 7, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 289 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Three – Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV289 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Three – Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

Recorded July 23, 23019: In preparation for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Fekkes and I are embarking upon a 3-part Quentin Tarantino retrospective leading up to the new film’s release. In this installment, Fekkes and I share our thoughts on Inglourious Basterds (2009), Django Unchained (2012), and The Hateful Eight (2015).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 039 – OV B-Roll – “Desert Island Filmography” – Game of Thrones & Star Wars, Knives Out Trailer, The Art of Self Defense, and MCU: Phase 4 – July 23, 2019

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 288 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Two – Kill Bill Vol 1, Kill Bill Vol 2, and Death Proof (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

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OV288 – Quentin Tarantino Retrospective: Chapter Two – Kill Bill Vol 1, Kill Bill Vol 2, and Death Proof (Featuring: Robert Fekkes)

Recorded July 3, 2019: In preparation for Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Fekkes and I are embarking upon a 3-part Quentin Tarantino retrospective leading up to the new film’s release. In this installment, Fekkes and I share our thoughts on Kill Bill Vol 1 (2003), Kill Bill Vol 2 (2004), and Death Proof (2007).

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive recording: 038 – OV B-Roll – “Fantasy Movie and TV Projects” – Fekkes’ Travel Bucket List, Lady Gaga Concert, and The Walking Dead Comics – July 3, 2019

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