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Matt Olien's Movie Reviews

Fridays during Main Street, at 3pm CT and a repeat at 7pm CT
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Television producer Matt Olien doubles as Prairie Public's resident movie critic, and uses his background in film studies and extensive knowledge of movie history to review a current film. Stay tuned until the end, where he's quizzed with obscure Oscar trivia.

Another Oscar nomination for Renee Zellweger?

"Ad Astra"

Oct 11, 2019

A mixed review from Matt

It was a big, controversial opening weekend for “Joker.” Matt Olien is here with a review. 


Sep 20, 2019

A film from director Lorene Scafaria.

"Ready or Not"

Sep 14, 2019

An interesting blend of comedy, horror and mystery.

Not bad for horror flick ...

Matt recommends, if you're a fan of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

"The Farewell"

Aug 16, 2019

Matt recommends it highly.

"Jimmie and his best friend Mont try to reclaim the house built by Jimmie's grandfather, launching them on a poignant odyssey that connects them to their past..."

Matt recommends the new Tarantino film