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Awesome News: Catch Up Edition #2

Posted by Matthew on December 10, 2019
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Still playing catchup on the news as real-life continues to suck up all my free time. Here’s some Robocop news, some ill-advised biopic news, some invisible news, and some batman news. All good things!

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Awesome News: Catch-up Edition #1

Posted by Matthew on December 06, 2019
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The presses have been offline for a while thanks to real life, but real life didn’t stop news from happening. Here are a few of the stores we found interesting or exciting while we were sleeping.

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Awesome News: Disney+ Marvel Show news, Parasite News, Christian Bale news, and more!

Posted by Matthew on November 18, 2019
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Life is busy folks so I am running way behind. Here’s a smattering of the news from the past 10 days and I promise to do my best to keep on schedule.

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Awesome News: James Bond, More Batman Casting, and more CGI doing terrible things.

Posted by Matthew on November 09, 2019
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Daniel Craig tells off a reporter (and rightly so), more Fantastic Beasts are coming, The Batman is potentially gaining a villain and a butler. These are just a few of this weeks stories. Let’s dive right in.

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Awesome News: Getting out of the Star Wars, Going Back into the Spider-Verse

Posted by Matthew on November 02, 2019
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There has been more than a few big news stories this week and I barely know where to begin. Let’s dive right in!

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Awesome News: Kevin Feige ascends, Kingsman 3 is happening, Pedro Pascal in Wonder Woman, Michelle Monaghan in The Craft, and more!

Posted by Matthew on October 26, 2019
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Taron Egerton

Oh hey again, it’s the weekly news roundup. Do you like Disney, Marvel, or DC? How do you feel about reboots? Let’s take a look!

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Awesome News: ‘The Batman’ casting updates! Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin! ‘Matrix 4’ is happening and NPH has a part! John Cho was injured!​

Posted by Matthew on October 19, 2019
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Neil Patrick Harris

Welcome to the news for the week of 19 October 2019. It feels like most of the big news is casting news and that The Matrix 4 is a real thing that is really happening. Sam Raimi is in back and the director’s chair and so is Robert Eggers.

All in all,​ it’s been a good week! Let’s take a look!

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Awesome News: Lost Scorsese films, new musicals, a reunion, a spinoff, and more!

Posted by Matthew on October 12, 2019
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Robert-Forster

All the news that is news or at least all the news that I found interesting. That’s called "curation" folks. Let’s dive right into what was going on this week, shall we?

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Awesome News: Jordan Peele is making more movies, Martin Scorsese has opinions about movies, Tom Holland maybe saved a movie​, and more.

Posted by Matthew on October 05, 2019
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Kenneth Branagh as Poirot

There wasn’t a ton of news I found totally interesting this week but Jordan Peele making more movies and Martin Scorsese having opinions about movies are certainly interesting tidbits. Let’s take a look.

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VIFF Review: Feminist Live Reads ‘Some Like It Hot’ has women playing men playing women (and totally rocks it)

Posted by Simon on October 01, 2019
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Feminist Live Reads: Some Like It Hot / VIFF 2019

Sitting comfortably alongside VIFF for a number of years, Feminist Live Reads reaches through the fourth wall to give an even more intimate experience to the moviegoer set. And their love letter tonight to ‘Some Like It Hot’ was part live theatre, part jazz performance, all brought together by some of the most versatile women you’ll ever hear tearing through Billy Wilder’s electric script.

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Awesome News: Spider-Man is back in the MCU, Kevin Feige Takes to the Stars War, VIFF 2019 is in full effect, the return of the trifecta, and more!

Posted by Matthew on September 28, 2019
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Spider-Man

There really is a whole lot of news each week, isn’t there? This week has seem some pretty big bombs drop such as Kevin Feige working on a Star Wars, VIFF starting up, Jurassic World 3 casting news, Jason Bateman directing news, Phoebe Waller-Bridge gets a truck load of cash from Amazon news, Batman news, Wes Anderson news, and Spider-man is back in the MCU news. Let’s dive right in!

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Heads up Vancouver: VIFF is coming!

Posted by Matthew on September 22, 2019
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Vancouver International Film Festival

Greetings local film lovers. The 2019 Vancouver International Film Festival is back for it’s 38th year and I will be attending again. I’m excited to immerse myself in the cinema of the world again and I’ll be reviewing films as I see them.

I’m also bringing you a sneak peak at some of the films, you can look for reviews of White Lie, Ursula Rydingsvard: Into Her Own, Assholes: A Theory coming up this week before the festival.

If you want to keep an eye on all the my coverage this year you can check out the VIFF 2019 tag here on Awesome Friday!. In the mean time consider joining the festival, there are a ton of great films playing and you can get tickets at the VIFF webpage.

Also, as always, if you like what you’re reading please consider becoming a patron and helping me keep doing it. Or at least click an ad or two. Every bit helps.

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See you at the movies!

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Awesome News: Saturn Awards, Creative Emmy Awards, Kung Fury, AppleTV+, Disney+, and more!

Posted by Matthew on September 21, 2019
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Kung Fury

Another week gone by, another literal ton of news to go over. Welcome to the third edition of Awesome News! This week we cover the Hugo Award and Creative Emmy Awards winners, Hailee Steinfeld joins Hawkeye, AppleTV+ launch date and price, Disney+ full launch day roster, a feature length Kung Fury is still happening, Michael Fassbender is working with Taika Waititi, and new movies from Funko Pops (yes, really) and M Night Shyamalan. No word on a collaboration between those two. Yet.

Anyway let’s get to it.

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Watch Jurassic World Short Film ‘Battle at Big Rock’ Now!

Posted by Matthew on September 16, 2019
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Battle at Big Rock

Remember we let you know that there would be a new short film based on Jurassic World coming from Colin Trevorrow this past weekend? Well it’s here and you can watch it now!

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Awesome News: Joker Wins Big at Venice, Rian Johnson Wants More Knives Out, HBO wants more Gemstones, and more

Posted by Matthew on September 14, 2019
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Joker

Hello again Awesome Friday readers. I’m glad you’ve both stuck around! It’s been another week and here are the highlights. And maybe some low-lights, depending who you are asking.

Just kidding they’re all highlights. There’s even a new dinosaur movie for you to watch this weekend!

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