Greetings, programs and welcome back to the show! This week we are looking at two 2023 releases now available on demand. First up is the new screen-set film Missing starring Storm Reid, and the Hindi language action thriller Pathaan starring Shah Rukh Khan!
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Greetings programs! This week on the show Matthew and Simon dig into the latest meme-turned-movie Cocaine Bear and the Canadian Screen Award Best Picture nominee, Brother. One of these films is really good and the other … well, you’ll have to listen to find out!
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Greetings Programs! This week on the show we look at a Canadian festival darling, Chandler Levack’s I Like Movies, as well as the recent Berlinale debut Inside starring Willem Dafoe. There’s a lot to talk about, especially when it comes to what works for one viewer vs another. Join us!
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Greetings programs and welcome to this week’s episode of the show. This week is all Disney all the time as we are slightly late to the part on Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania but also slightly early to the party for The Mandalorian Season 3, of which we have seen the first two episodes.
Additionally, starting this week we have bonus content for our Patreon supporters.
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Typically, whenever we record a podcast, there’s a solid 15-30 minutes of us talking about random things that go unrecorded, and more than a few people have told us that they’d like to hear those conversations too. Well, now you can!
Greetings programs! This week on the show Matthew and Simon take a look at the new M. Night Shyamalan movie Knock at the Cabin and the new Netflix release We Have a Ghost. There are many opinions in this one, so listen and let us know what you think!
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Greetings programs! This week Rachel & I take a look at two new streaming releases. First up is Prime Video’s new rom-com Somebody I Used To Know starring Alison Brie and directed by her husband, Dave Franco. After that, we look a the new AppleTV+ original Sharper, a thriller about grifters and con artists grifting and conning one another.
Click through to see where you can listen, our ratings, and JustWatch-powered streaming links.
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Greetings programs! This week we’re talking about the newly released Korean Sci-Fi film JUNG_E which just dropped on Netflix, and the not-so-newly released Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which just dropped on Disney+.
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Greetings programs! You’ve all been good so here’s a bonus episode of the podcast in which Rachel Ho and Matthew break down a few great titles from this year Sundance Film Festival.
This was Matthew’s first year attending the festival and Rachel’s second, and it was a pretty good year if these six films are any indication.
Join us as we take a look at Still, Fair Play, The Pod Generation, Eileen, Magazine Dreams, and Infinity Pool.
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Greetings, programs, and welcome back to the show! This week we dive into two 2023 releases. First, we’ll discuss the new Netflix rom-com You People, starring Jonah Hill, Lauren London, Eddie Murphy, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Second, we’ll catch up with the Blumhouse-produced killer robot doll movie M3gan!
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Greetings programs! This week on the show, we’re catching up with two more 2022 films, the IFC Midnight produced Shudder exclusive Burial and the latest film in the Shrek franchise, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. One of these movies is a little more divisive than the other here at Awesome Friday HQ; listen to find out which!
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Greetings programs! You’re reading this correctly, a second episode this week! I was given access to the entire first season of the new HBO series The Last of Us, an adaptation of the PlayStation video game franchise of the same name. Joining me to speak about it is my friend Shaurya Chawla, who has not only seen the whole series but, unlike me, has played the game.
In this episode, we will give some brief thoughts on the whole of season one, followed by a more in-depth discussion of the premiere episode of the series, which has just finished airing on HBO. We keep the first half spoiler free, but there are some details in the back half.
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Greetings, programs, and welcome to a special episode of the Awesome Friday Podcast! This week Matthew, Simon, and Rachel get together and discuss their favourite movie moments of 2022. This episode is replete with spoilers for every movie we discuss, so if you haven’t seen something, please be mindful of segments you may want to skip or maybe bookmark this one and come back later.
Either way, this is the first time that Simon and Rachel have been in a (virtual) room together, and it was a ton of fun to record. All told, we have fifteen moments from twelve films. Here is where you can find those twelve films to stream and our previous coverage of them if applicable. Join us!
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Greetings programs! Welcome to our first episode of 2023. Now that Simon is back from holiday (and caught up!) it’s time for us to talk about our favourite movies of 2022! Get yourself comfy for this longer episode; it turns out it’s hard to keep discussions of excellent films brief!
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Greetings, programs, and welcome to our final episode of 2022! We usually post on Sundays, but since you have been good, we’re dropping this one on Christmas Eve. This week we’re joined again by Rachel Ho of Contra Zoom Podcast, Exclaim.ca, and others as we talk about The Banshees of Inisherin (one of the year’s best) and Avatar: The Way of Water (another movie we have seen!) as well as a brief discussion about Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.
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Greetings programs! This week Rachel and I are speaking about the 2022 Whistler Film Festival. This is my third year covering Whistler, and Rachel flew out to attend in person! We’ll be talking about several films, but in particular, two Canadian releases: Diaspora from director Deco Dawson, about a young Ukrainian immigrant living in Winnipeg and Polaris from director Kirsten ‘KC’ Carthew, about a young girl surviving in a frozen post-apocalypse.
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