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OV092 - Football Movies, Parenthood, Orange is the New Black, and Black Mirror

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

Release Date: 01/30/2015

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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OV322 - Palm Springs (2020) & The Old Guard (2020) - Fekkes' COVID Experience, Mulan and the Rise of PVOD, The Green Mile, and Bowfinger show art OV322 - Palm Springs (2020) & The Old Guard (2020) - Fekkes' COVID Experience, Mulan and the Rise of PVOD, The Green Mile, and Bowfinger

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OV321 - Extended Potpourri - Midway, The Gentlemen, The War of the Worlds, The Vast of Night, Inside Out, Popstar, and Alfred Hitchcock show art OV321 - Extended Potpourri - Midway, The Gentlemen, The War of the Worlds, The Vast of Night, Inside Out, Popstar, and Alfred Hitchcock

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

This week, Tiny returns to The Obsessive Viewer for an extended potpourri wherein we discuss several movies (as well as book tangents) and touch on some entertainment news that has popped up recently.

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In honor of this weekend’s Super Bowl, we discuss some of our favorite football movies. Listen as I (Matt) try to understand professional sports fandom while Mike and Tiny bond over their love of the game. For Potpourri, Mike talks about the end of Parenthood, Tiny shares his thoughts on Orange is the New Black and I share my love for Black Mirror.

Find back episodes of the podcast at http://ovpodcast.com and let us know what you think of the movie by tweeting us: @ObsessiveViewer@ObsessiveTiny@IAmMikeWhite.

Runtime: 1:23:46

Direct Download Link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/obsessiveviewer/OV92-FootballMovies.mp3

 

Timestamps

 

Show Start - 00:40

Football Anecdotes - 01:48

 

Little Giants - 06:50

Varsity Blues - 11:46

Friday Night Lights - 17:36

Rudy - 27:40

The Program - 35:04

The Blind Side - 37:54

Remember the Titans - 42:41

The Longest Yard - 49:30

Invincible - 51:25

Any Given Sunday - 55:04

Other Football Movies - 59:02

 

OV Potpourri - 1:04:13

 

Parenthood (Mike) - 1:04:33

Orange is the New Black (Tiny) - 1:08:46

Black Mirror (Matt) - 1:11:49

Ridley Scott’s adapting Andy Weir’s The Martian - 1:17:22

 

Show Notes

 

Cinema Rolls Podcast - Check out the episode of Cinema Rolls I was on. They’re great guys and their show is awesome. On the episode, we covered our most anticipated movies of 2015.

Explosions in the Sky - Here’s a link to Explosions in the Sky’s music on Amazon. They are awesome and their music in Friday “Night-lights” really elevated the emotion of the movie for me.

Bad Lip Reading: NFL 2015 - Check out the latest Bad Lip Reading featuring the NFL. It’s hilarious.

Summer of Sandler -Last summer we suffered through Adam Sandler’s career and discussed all of his movies. Check out our multi-episode “Summer of Sandler” retrospective.

 

Obsessive Viewer - Check out plenty of reviews of movies, TV shows and industry commentary at the blog that started it all.

Obsessive Book Nerd - Our “sister site” where you can find book reviews and commentary on the evolving world of reading.

The Secular Perspective - Check out Tiny’s side project podcast that explores the concepts of faith, religion and existence from the perspective of secular hosts.

Mike’s Band: As Good As It Gets - Check out Mike’s band and download the “Something Old E.P.” for free!

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Loudlike “Mistakes We Must Make” EP on iTunes - Our theme song is “An Eclipse of Events.” Grab Loudlike’s EP and hear the full version of our theme.

 

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