Matt Olien's Movie Reviews | Prairie Public Broadcasting

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.

Matt says this film is special.


Aug 27, 2020

Matt doesn't recommend this violent film, noting a lack of meaningful depth

"An Easy Girl"

Aug 24, 2020

Matt likes this one, but says be aware of the mature content.

"The Go Gos"

Aug 14, 2020

It’s a look at the revolutionary journey of the first successful, all-female band to write their own songs, play their own instruments and score No.1 hits.


Aug 11, 2020

“Relic” is the new horror film from director Natalie Erika James.

"Da 5 Bloods"

Jun 26, 2020

Four African American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam.


Jun 13, 2020

Not their best, but another thumbs-up for Pixar.

"The the game is now broken -- and fighting back."


May 21, 2020

A hit play becomes a movie.