loader from loading.io

OV313 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 16 (Netflix Spotlight) - Unicorn Store, The Little Hours, Search Party, and Tiger King

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

Release Date: 04/10/2020

OV332 - 2020 Year in Review – Best Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats show art OV332 - 2020 Year in Review – Best Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

2020 is finally over and we’re here with The Obsessive Viewer’s 2020 Year in Review episode! It’s our annual episode where Tiny, Mike, and myself share our movie viewing stats for the year and our top ten favorite movies lists. So join us as we bid adieu to the shit storm that was 2020 and hope for a better 2021.

info_outline
OV331 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 5 - JFK (1991) & Mulholland Drive (2001) - Elliot Page, Warner Bros Movies on HBOMax show art OV331 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 5 - JFK (1991) & Mulholland Drive (2001) - Elliot Page, Warner Bros Movies on HBOMax

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In this episode, Ben and I continue our journey through Roger Ebert’s Great Movies list with reviews of Oliver Stone’s JFK (1991) and David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive (2001). We also discuss the recent Elliot Page news and the surprising news regarding Warner Bros and HBOMax.

info_outline
OV330 - Love and Monsters (2020) - Songbird trailer, I Think You Should Leave, Aunty Donna, The Return of LOSTPoint show art OV330 - Love and Monsters (2020) - Songbird trailer, I Think You Should Leave, Aunty Donna, The Return of LOSTPoint

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In this episode, Kyrsten and I review the new monster-pocalypse Dylan O’Brien film, Love and Monsters! We also catch up on some things we’ve been watching, discuss the potential tastelessness of the upcoming COVID-themed thriller, Songbird, and finally return to our LOSTPoint series where we watch episodes of LOST and the Canadian police show Flashpoint. 

info_outline
OV329 - The Friday the 13th Franchise (1980-2009) show art OV329 - The Friday the 13th Franchise (1980-2009)

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In honor of Mike’s birthday coinciding with Friday the 13th, he and I cracked open the new Scream Factory Friday the 13th blu-ray collection and shared our thoughts on the franchise title by title.

info_outline
OV328 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 4: Rear Window (1954) & Vertigo (1958) - Heartland Film Fest Hitchcock Night, Awards Season 2020, Picture Character, Sophie Jones, and The Outside Story show art OV328 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 4: Rear Window (1954) & Vertigo (1958) - Heartland Film Fest Hitchcock Night, Awards Season 2020, Picture Character, Sophie Jones, and The Outside Story

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In this episode, Ben and I continue our journey through Roger Ebert’s Great Movies list with a special Heartland Film Festival edition of our review series. We discuss two Hitchcock films on the list that were part of Heartland’s lineup of special drive-in screenings. First, we review 1954’s Rear Window and then follow it with 1958’s Vertigo.

info_outline
OV327 - HIFF2020: 76 Days (2020), In Case of Emergency (2020), Belly of the Beast (2020), and When My Time Comes (2020) show art OV327 - HIFF2020: 76 Days (2020), In Case of Emergency (2020), Belly of the Beast (2020), and When My Time Comes (2020)

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

Recorded October 15, 2020: In this episode, Tiny and I review some of the stuff we watched at the 29th Annual Heartland Film Festival! We covered the documentaries 76 Days, In Case of Emergency, Belly of the Beast, and When My Time Comes. We also touch on The Comey Rule, All In: The Fight for Democracy, When My Time Comes, and more.

info_outline
OV326 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 3: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) & 8 1/2 (1963) - Heartland Film Festival 2020 Preview, and Extended Patreon Clip (Feels Good Man & Possessor) show art OV326 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 3: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) & 8 1/2 (1963) - Heartland Film Festival 2020 Preview, and Extended Patreon Clip (Feels Good Man & Possessor)

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

Recorded September 22, 2020: In the latest installment of our Ebert’s Great Movies Review Series, our newly promoted recurring co-host Ben Sears joins me to discuss the classic horror/German Expressionist film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2020) and the Frederico Fellini film 8 ½ (1963) from Ebert’s “Great Movies” list. We also chat about the upcoming Heartland Film Festival,

info_outline
OV325 - The Social Dilemma (2020) & The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) - RIP Chadwick Boseman, The Batman, Dune, The Great Hack, The Social Network show art OV325 - The Social Dilemma (2020) & The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020) - RIP Chadwick Boseman, The Batman, Dune, The Great Hack, The Social Network

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In this episode, Tiny and I review the newly released documentary The Social Dilemma and McG’s sequel The Babysitter: Killer Queen. We also discuss Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing and his legacy, COVID-19 check-ins, The Batman and Dune trailers and more.

info_outline
OV324 - Desert One (2020) & #Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump (2020) - AMC Has Reopened, Will We See Tenet?, The Stand CBS All-Access Release Date show art OV324 - Desert One (2020) & #Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump (2020) - AMC Has Reopened, Will We See Tenet?, The Stand CBS All-Access Release Date

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In this episode, Tiny and I review the newly released documentaries Desert One and Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump. We also discuss AMC Theaters’ reopening, Tenet’s upcoming release, and The Stand CBS All-Access release date announcement. Note: This episode was recorded before news broke of Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing. We will cover it in the next episode.

info_outline
OV323 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 2: Tokyo Story (1953) & Network (1976) - Indy Film Fest 2020 Preview, Ben's Happy Valley Essays, and Yes God Yes - Guest: Ben Sears show art OV323 - Ebert's Great Movies Part 2: Tokyo Story (1953) & Network (1976) - Indy Film Fest 2020 Preview, Ben's Happy Valley Essays, and Yes God Yes - Guest: Ben Sears

The Obsessive Viewer - Weekly Movie/TV Review & Discussion Podcast

In the latest installment of our Ebert’s Great Movies Review Series, our contributor and friend Ben Sears joins me to discuss the Yasujirō Ozu masterpiece Tokyo Story (1953) and Sidney Lumet’s prescient satire Network (1976) from Ebert’s “Great Movies” list. We also chat about Indy Film Fest, currently underway virtually, Ben’s thoughts on Yes, God, Yes and more.

info_outline
 
More Episodes

OV313 - cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 16 (Netflix Spotlight) - Unicorn Store, The Little Hours, Search Party, and Tiger King

In the midst of a global pandemic and stay at home orders all over the country, I am coping by watching movies and podcasting about them as if they were part of a Film Festival. Here is my coverage of cOVid-19 Film Festival Day 16: Netflix Spotlight (April 2, 2020). For the spotlight review, Tiny calls in to talk about Tiger King with me in a spoiler review.

This week’s stinger comes from our Patreon-exclusive Vlog: COVID-19: Vlog 2 - TV Shows in Quarantine & I Can't Grow a Beard - March 30, 2020

Timestamps

  • Show Start – 00:24
  • News - 03:21 

cOVid-19 Film Festival - 09:45

Netflix Spotlight - 10:04

  • Search Party (2014) - 10:44
  • The Little Hours (2017) - 18:17
  • Unicorn Store (2017) - 25:16

Spotlight Screening: Tiger King - 35:11

  • Closing the Ep - 1:10:57
  • Stinger: COVID-19: Vlog 2 - 1:12:52
  • Pre-Recorded Outro - 1:13:54

Matt’s Recent Reviews

Contributor Ben Sears’ Recent Reviews

Related Links

Episode Homepage: http://www.obsessiveviewer.com/OV313