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Podcast: The Beast & Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

The Beast & Godzilla x Kong

Greetings Programs!  This week on the show, we’re diving into a heady French Science Fiction film, La Bete (The Beast), starring Lea Seydoux and George MacKay, which will be in Canadian cinemas this week.  Then we move on to the latest entry in the legendary Monsterverse, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.    We have a lot to say about each of them, so let’s dive in! 

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Home Video: The 2024 Canadian Screen Award Nominees and Where to Buy, Rent, or Stream Them

12th Canadian Screen Awards

It’s nearly time again for the Canadian Screen Awards, which will take place from May 28th to 31st, 2024. This year’s crop of nominees represents stellar Canadian filmmaking.

Last year saw some changes in the acting categories. Last year, they were made gender-neutral (and the number of nominees increased to eight). This year, they have been separated into awards for comedy and drama, still with eight nominees each. The awards for Best Adapted and Best Original Screenplays, Best Director, and the John Dunning Award for Best First Feature have all been expanded to allow up to six nominees as well.

The big story this year is, of course, BlackBerry, which garnered 17 nominations -shattering the previous record, but there are a ton of great films nominated this year and many of them are available to watch.

So, without further ado, here are 37 films nominated across the major categories and where you can buy, rent, or stream them!

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Podcast: Make/Remake: Roadhouse (with Dakota Arsenault)

Roadhouse & Roadhouse

Greetings, programs! We’re back after a two-week hiatus! This week, we’re talking about something a little different: 1989s Road House and 2024s Road House.  The former is an 80s action classic with big hair, cheesy dialogue, and throat rips and then the latter is an update that tests the limits of how much Jake Gyllenhaal can carry a movie.

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Podcast: I.S.S. & The Taste of Things

ISS & The Taste of Things

Greetings programs!  We’re back after a week away and talking about the new outer space set thriller I.S.S. and then catching up with France’s official submission for the Best International Feature Oscar, The Taste of Things.  Our opinions are both the same and different about both of these movies, and one of them garnered a pretty specific reaction from Matthew. 

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Podcast: Oscars Special: The 2024 Academy Awards Predictions & Preferences

96th Academy Awards

Greetings programs! It’s that time of year, the Oscar Nominees have been announced! This week, we’re breaking down our preferences and predictions for (almost) every category of the 96th Academy Awards. Some of our choices line up, and some of them don’t, so take a listen to see if you agree with Matthew, Simon or both.  

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Podcast: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes & The Society of the Snow

Podcast: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes & The Society of the Snow

Greetings programs! This week, we’re diving into the world of the Hunger Games with the new prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and then taking a look at Span’s entry for the Best International Feature award at this year’s Oscars, The Society of the Snow.

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