Members of the Overthinking It community: we’re very excited to re-introduce you to The Overview, our series of alternative commentary tracks to your favorite movies.
What’s The Overview, you might be asking? Well, it’s like having the Overthinking It writers in your living room watching a movie with you, providing witty and insightful banter, but without the need to squeeze us onto your sofa, feed us popcorn and beer, and explain to your significant other why these Internet People have showed up to talk over a movie while you watch it.
After some back-end retooling, we’re now able to offer the entire catalog of 11 titles for sale for the first time ever, all at the low price of $2.99:
- Casino Royale
- The Dark Knight
- The Dark Knight Rises
- Die Hard
- The Fast and the Furious
- Ghostbusters 2
- Independence Day
- The Karate Kid
- Starship Troopers
- Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- They Live
Each commentary track is a DRM-free MP3 download. You just need your own copy of the movie and a way to play our audio track alongside the movie. We provide instruction on how to sync up our audio track with your copy of the movie.
We love The Overview because we see this as the best way of sharing the core Overthinking It experience with all of you. Overthinking It started as a bunch of college friends watching movies together while trading witty banter, snark, and insights; sometimes in a competitive one-upsmanship way, but always aiming to amuse each other by reaching a deeper understanding of pop culture. We were having smarter fun together then. We want to have smarter fun together, now, with all of you.
Still not convinced? Try The Overview for free! We’re offering our Overview of the vampire coming of age classic Twilight at no charge. We’ve even had people tell us they enjoyed listening to the commentary track without even watching the movie. Based on that feedback, we think we’re doing something right. Download it now!
To help us celebrate the re-launch of The Overview, we have three things to ask of you:
- If you’ve purchased and enjoyed The Overview in the past, we would really appreciate it if you wrote a comment on this post to let people know what you watched and what you enjoyed about it.
- Whether or not you’ve CONSUMED The Overview before, let us know what movies you’d like us to give The Overview treatment to. The original Star Wars Trilogy is a likely candidate, as is Batman Begins (so we can round out the entire Christopher Nolan trilogy). But we’re open to anything (not just genre movies from the 80’s and 90’s) as long as we enjoy it and have something interesting to say about it!