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Jessica Jones Season 2 gets Episode Titles and Awesome Pulp Art Posters

Posted by Matthew on March 07, 2018
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The second season of Jessica Jones is debuting this week on Friday and in advance the names of the episodes have been announced via some awesome pulp art. Each episode gets its own dime store detective novel cover and each one is pretty awesome.

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Review: Thor Ragnarok

Posted by Simon on November 10, 2017
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I really miss the sci-fi movies of my childhood. Big, colourful, often funny, always exhilarating; so much fuel for imaginary spaceship battles around my bedroom. I’m sure much of this comes from older eyes and wearier brains, but I find sci-fi these days to be too bland, too unwilling to risk shapes and ideas. The resurgence of Star Wars has taken big steps back to the fantasy side of sci-fi, and Guardians Of The Galaxy got close with its amazing ship design and snappy script, but I often felt myself seeking more of the fun.

Well, not any more. We’ve known for a while that Thor Ragnarok would be colourful and funny – director Taika Waititi’s What We Do In The Shadows is one of my all-time favourite comedies – but what I was not prepared for was Ragnarok having so much more. Far from being all-out comedy, it’s a meaty, gorgeous slice of sci-fi bliss.

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Latest ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ posters don’t suck!

Posted by Matthew on June 21, 2017
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Also, did you know Iron Man is in this movie? Iron Man is in this movie. Let’s take a look!

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The new ‘Spider-Man’ game looks kinda great

Posted by Matthew on June 14, 2017
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I’m tentatively excited about a game. That hasn’t happened in a while. Let’s take a look.

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The first ‘Black Panther’ poster is also here

Posted by Matthew on June 12, 2017
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I was in such a rush to post the trailer that I forgot to post the poster. So let’s take a look!

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Awesome: The first ‘Black Panther’ trailer is here!

Posted by Matthew on June 12, 2017
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Yes, I am a couple days behind on this but I was out of town. In any event the first trailer for Black Panther is here and it is 🔥. Let’s watch!

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ gets two good new trailers and two terrible new posters

Posted by Matthew on May 24, 2017
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Your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is coming to theatres for the third first time in under two months which means the marketing is about to kick into high gear. Today we got a new trailer (which is pretty good!) and two new posters (which are pretty awful!). Let’s take a look.

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Iron Fist Season One Review: I Don’t Have A Good Pun To Tell You To Skip It (If You Haven’t Decided To Already)

Posted by Matthew on March 28, 2017
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I finally finished watching the first season of Marvel’s latest Netflix series Iron Fist. Spoiler alert: it is not a good show.

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The Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked, 2016 Catch Up Edition

Posted by Matthew on February 17, 2017
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We’re continuing to shake off the dust around here at Awesome Friday HQ, and one easy way to do that is to update the Marvel Fanboy Marvel Cinematic Universe Rankings. Last year there were two additions to the canon of films, Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange. Each were good, but where do they fit? Let’s take a look.

Last time I did this I grouped the films into three categories, this time I’m doing a straight up ranking. Feel free to agree or disagree with me. In fact, I encourage it.

Now let’s get to it.

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Marvel Announced Ant-Man Sequel, ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’, for 2018 + 3 New Movies for 2020

Posted by Matthew on October 08, 2015
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Paul Rudd + Evangeline Lily

Holy crap, Marvel has updated their film schedule again with a sequel to Ant-Man titled Ant-Man and The Wasp. This will be the second film with a heroine’s name in the title (Captain Marvel has been rescheduled, more on that in a moment) which is a good thing. This also makes 2017, 18, 19, and 20 all 3 Marvel movie years, which is nuts.

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Jessica Jones Teaser: Kinda Funny!

Posted by Matthew on September 28, 2015
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Jessica Jones

Netflix has a new teaser for the upcoming Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ Let’s take a look!

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The Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked, Ant-Man Edition

Posted by Matthew on August 10, 2015
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It’s been a while since I made one of these lists! There have been two new Marvel films since last time so it’s time to see where they fit into the mix. I rewatched all the Marvel films in the lead up to Avengers: Age of Ultron so the films are still pretty fresh in the mind.

While the movies here are ranked from worst to best, I’m also grouping them into three categories: The ok ones, the good ones, and the great ones. If you’re wondering why there’s no “bad” category it’s both because I still enjoy the “ok” ones and because I can still appreciate the bad ones for the development of characters, story, and themes that run through the entire MCU (even if they’re pretty thin at times). Also also, it’s an exercise in being less negative.

Anyway, let’s get on with this.

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Deadpool Trailer: Daddy Needs To Express Some Rage

Posted by Simon on August 04, 2015
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After the shaky handicam version was leaked during Comic-Con, the Deadpool trailer has now been tidied up and released in all its redband, NSFW glory. And it looks good. Here it is!

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Daredevil Review: Too Long, But Pretty Good Anyway

Posted by Matthew on April 21, 2015
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Daredevil

I’ve finally seen all of Daredevil, the first of Marvel’s (current) 5 Netflix shows. So here’s a quick rundown of what I thought of all 13 episodes. TL;DR version? I liked it, but I didn’t love it. Also, this review will contain spoilers. I’ll keep it to a minimum but it is just not going to be possible to avoid them all, and since I like it enough to recommend you watch it, well, … you’re warned anyway.

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Another New Fantastic Four Poster!

Posted by Matthew on April 21, 2015
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Fantastic Four

Hot on the heels of the kinda promising trailer from yesterday is an incredibly photoshopped poster! Let’s take a look!

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