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OV411 - 2023 Year in Review - Best Movies of the Year and Viewing Stats

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

Release Date: 01/18/2024

OV423 - Monkey Man (2024) & Girls State (2024) show art OV423 - Monkey Man (2024) & Girls State (2024)

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I give a solo featured review of Dev Patel’s directorial debut, Monkey Man in both a non-spoiler and spoiler section. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I give a non-spoiler review for the new documentary, Girls State on AppleTV+. I also share some thoughts on the new Joker: Folie à Deux trailer, Kevin Smith’s upcoming movie, the new Drew Goddard Matrix news, and more.   Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 04:07 Feature Review Monkey Man (2024) - 23:39 Spoiler - 45:40 Secondary Review Girls State (2024) - 1:08:24   Closing the Ep - 1:27:02...

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OV422 - Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (2024) & Upgraded (2024) - Guest: Brent Leuthold show art OV422 - Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (2024) & Upgraded (2024) - Guest: Brent Leuthold

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I’m joined by my friend Brent Leuthold for a feature review of Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. We also discuss the latest Alex Garland news and an Amazon Prime Video pricing mistake. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I give a non-spoiler review for the recent Amazon Prime romantic comedy, Upgraded.   Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 05:24   Feature Review Godzilla x Kong - 28:52 Spoiler - 58:11   Secondary Review Upgraded - 1:15:55   Closing the Ep - 1:28:03 Patreon Clip - 1:29:09   Related...

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OV421 - Immaculate (2024) & Road House (2024) show art OV421 - Immaculate (2024) & Road House (2024)

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I ride solo for a feature review of Michael Mohan’s Immaculate in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. I also share my thoughts on the Late Night with the Devil AI controversy and the new trailer for Bad Boys: Ride or Die. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I give a non-spoiler review for Doug Liman’s Road House remake. Finally, for potpourri, I share my thoughts on The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993).   Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 03:36   Feature Review Immaculate - 12:34 Spoiler - 41:42   Secondary...

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OV420 - Love Lies Bleeding (2024) & You'll Never Find Me (2024) - Guests: Brent Leuthold and Joe Shearer show art OV420 - Love Lies Bleeding (2024) & You'll Never Find Me (2024) - Guests: Brent Leuthold and Joe Shearer

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I’m joined by Brent Leuthold for a feature review of Rose Glass’s Love Lies Bleeding in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. We also discuss recent A24 news, Neve Campbell and Scream 7, and more. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I’m joined by Joe Shearer to review the new Shudder film, You’ll Never Find Me. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 Pre-review Conversation - 02:35 News - 04:33 Feature Review Love Lies Bleeding - 23:46 Spoiler - 53:43 Brent Outro - 1:16:53 Secondary Review Joe Intro - 1:18:52 You’ll Never Find Me - 1:21:39 Spoiler - 1:52:23 ...

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OV419 - Imaginary (2024) & Oscars 2024 Potpourri - Guests: Sam Watermeier and Joe Shearer show art OV419 - Imaginary (2024) & Oscars 2024 Potpourri - Guests: Sam Watermeier and Joe Shearer

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I am joined by Sam Watermeier for a feature review of Blumhouse’s Imaginary in non-spoiler and spoiler sections. And in lieu of a secondary review this week, I am joined by Joe Shearer to discuss the 96th Academy Awards ceremony. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 Pre-review Conversation - 03:28 Feature Review Imaginary - 23:40 Spoiler - 50:07 Sam Outro - 1:29:04 Secondary Section Joe Intro - 1:30:34 Oscars Conversation - 1:32:28   Closing the Ep - 2:22:47 Patreon Clip - 2:25:44 Related Links   Follow Us on Social Media  |...

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OV418 - Dune: Part Two (2024) & Spaceman (2024) show art OV418 - Dune: Part Two (2024) & Spaceman (2024)

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, Tiny and I review the highly anticipated Dune: Part Two in a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. And for this week’s secondary review, I share my thoughts on the Adam Sandler sci-fi drama Spaceman, currently on Netflix. In lieu of a potpourri section, Tiny and I talk a bit about Shōgun on FX/Hulu, my 24 rewatch, Aquaman 2, and the Zatoichi Criterion box set. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 Pre-review Conversation - 04:46 Feature Review Dune: Part Two - 17:30 Spoiler - 1:01:39 Secondary Review Spaceman - 1:36:46  Closing the Ep - 1:47:25 Patreon...

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OV417 - Drive-Away Dolls (2024) & Monolith (2024) - Guests: Brent Leuthold and Joe Shearer show art OV417 - Drive-Away Dolls (2024) & Monolith (2024) - Guests: Brent Leuthold and Joe Shearer

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I’m joined by guest Brent Leuthold to review the new Ethan Coen film Drive-Away Dolls in a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. And for this week’s secondary review, Joe Shearer joins me for a review of Monolith. For potpourri, Joe and I cover a bunch of rapid fire titles. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 Brent’s Thoughts on Dune Part Two - 07:11 Feature Review Drive-Away Dolls - 16:35 Spoiler - 40:04 Secondary Review Joe Intro - 59:40 Monolith - 1:06:22 Spoiler - 1:34:35 Potpourri Joe: Ordinary Angels - 1:47:49 Joe: The Greatest Night in Pop -...

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OV416 - Madame Web (2024) & Players (2024) show art OV416 - Madame Web (2024) & Players (2024)

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I review the new film Madame Web in a non-spoiler and spoiler review. For this week’s secondary review, I share my non-spoiler thoughts on Netflix’s new romcom, Players. For potpourri, I talk up Masaki Kobayashi’s 1962 samurai film, Harakiri.   Timestamps   Show Start - 00:28 News - 04:38   Feature Review   Madame Web - 20:36 Spoiler - 41:49   Secondary Review   Players - 1:07:33   Potpourri   Harakiri (1962) - 1:17:24   Closing the Ep - 1:28:49 Patreon Clip - 1:30:58   Related Links   ...

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OV415 - Extended Potpourri - Role Play (2024), Fast X (2023), John Woo, Peacemaker, 24, and the Death of Peak TV show art OV415 - Extended Potpourri - Role Play (2024), Fast X (2023), John Woo, Peacemaker, 24, and the Death of Peak TV

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, Tiny and I discuss some recent news before we dive into an Extended Potpourri in which we discuss Role Play (2024), Fast X (2023), the Hong Kong work of John Woo, and whether or not the age of Peak TV is dead. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 09:36 Extended Potpourri  Tiny: Peacemaker Season 1 - 20:36 Matt: Role Play (2024) - 26:48 Tiny: Fast X (2023) - 31:10 Matt: A Better Tomorrow (1986) - 37:00 Matt: A Better Tomorrow II (1987) - 39:19 Matt: The Killer (1989) - 42:23 Tiny: The Flash (2023) - 43:36 Matt: Bullet in the Head...

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OV414 - Argylle (2024) & The Beekeeper (2024) - Guest: Nick Rogers show art OV414 - Argylle (2024) & The Beekeeper (2024) - Guest: Nick Rogers

The Obsessive Viewer - Movie Review Podcast

This week, I’m joined by Nick Rogers () to review Argylle in a non-spoiler and spoiler review. Then, in our secondary review, we discuss David Ayer’s The Beekeeper. For Potpourri, Nick shares his thoughts on the long running Sniper franchise while I share my thoughts on the new coming of age film, Fitting In.   Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 08:35 Featured Review Argylle - 26:22 Spoiler Review - 45:37 Secondary Review The Beekeeper - 1:06:10 Spoiler Review - 1:13:43 Potpourri Nick: The Sniper Franchise - 1:25:07 Matt: Fitting In (2024) - 1:33:00 ...

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Welcome to The Obsessive Viewer’s 2023 Year in Review episode! It’s our annual episode where Tiny, Mike, and I share our movie viewing stats for the year and our top ten favorite movies lists.

 

Timestamps

 

  • Show Start - 00:28
  • Thoughts on Our Years - 07:15

 

Stats and Stat Tracking

 

  • Mike’s 2023 Viewing Stats - 17:58
  • Tiny’s 2023 Viewing Stats - 21:52
  • Matt’s 2023 Viewing Stats - 25:56

 

  • Memorable Theater Experiences - 33:28

 

  • Mike’s 2023 Letterboxd Stats - 42:48
  • Tiny’s 2023 Letterboxd Stats - 45:38
  • Matt’s 2023 Letterboxd Stats - 49:01

 

Honorable Mentions and Movies We Missed

 

  • Movies We Missed - 55:17
  • Honorable Mentions - 59:46

 

Top Tens of 2023

 

  • Numbers Ten to Six - 1:07:34
  • Numbers Five to Two - 2:03:35
  • Our Number Ones - 2:58:19
  • The Obsessive Viewer Movie Of the Year 2023 - 3:17:40

 

  • 2024 Movies We’re Looking Forward To - 3:20:00
  • 2024 Viewing Goals - 3:24:45

 

  • Closing the Ep - 3:29:23
  • Patreon Clip - 3:31:06

 

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Matt’s Top Ten of 2023

  1. Godzilla Minus One
  2. Barbie
  3. Dream Scenario
  4. The Holdovers
  5. Talk to Me
  6. Oppenheimer
  7. John Wick: Chapter 4
  8. Poor Things
  9. Thanksgiving
  10. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Tiny’s Top Ten of 2023

  1. The Holdovers
  2. Oppenheimer
  3. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  4. Barbie
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
  6. Nyad
  7. Extraction 2
  8. Maestro
  9. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Theives
  10. Sly

Mike’s Top Ten of 2023

  1. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  2. The Holdovers
  3. Godzilla Minus One
  4. Air
  5. Barbie
  6. The Iron Claw
  7. Scream VI
  8. Talk to Me
  9. John Wick: Chapter 4
  10. Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

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Mic Info

  • Matt: ElectroVoice RE20 into RØDEcaster Pro II (Firmware: 1.3.3 BETA)
  • Mike: Blue Snowball via USB in Google Meet
  • Tiny: Samson Q2U via USB in Google Meet

 

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