Podcast: Andor (reprise), Spirited, & The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Andor, Spirited, & The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Greetings, programs, and welcome to a very special Awesome Friday Podcast. This week we’re covering three things: First, we’re headed back to Ferrix to revisit Andor, which might be the best Star Wars thing in a long while. Following that, we’re kicking off the holiday season with a look at Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell in AppleTV+’s new holiday musical Spirited, and then a quick trip out to Knowhere for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. This episode is jam-packed, so what are we waiting for?

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Podcast: Don’t Worry Darling & The Wonder

Don't Worry Darling & The Wonder

Greetings programs! This week on the show, we have a Florence Pugh doubleheader.  First, we look at the now-streaming Don’t Worry Darling by director Olivia Wilde.  When it was released, this one was laden with controversy, but is it a good movie?  Only one way to find out! Following that, we have the new Netflix release, The Wonder, from Sebastien Lelio, who previously won an Oscar for A Fantastic Woman. 

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Podcast: Weird: The Al Yankovic Story & Enola Holmes 2

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story & Enola Holmes 2

“Greetings, programs, and welcome to the Awesome Friday Podcast for November 6th 2022! This week we’re diving into two new streaming releases: The Roku Channel Original” Weird: The Al Yankovic Stor” starring Daniel Radcliffe, and the Netflix Original” Enola Holmes 2″ starring Millie Bobby Brown. “Greetings, programs, and welcome to the Awesome Friday Podcast for November 6th 2022! This week we’re diving into two new streaming releases: The Roku Channel Original “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” starring Daniel Radcliffe, and the Netflix Original “Enola Holmes 2” starring Millie Bobby Brown. 

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Podcast: Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities

Greetings, programs, and welcome to a very special episode of the podcast. This week instead of our usual two things, we are reviewing one or eight, depending on your perception of the universe.   Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities is an 8-episode horror anthology that is now out on Netflix, and we are looking at all eight episodes. We both have strong feelings about them; listen in to find out what they are!  

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Podcast: Raymond & Ray & Decision to Leave

Raymond & Ray & Decision to Leave

Greetings Programs! This week on the podcast, Matt and Simon take a look at a pair of wayward bothers in the new AppleTV+ release Raymond & Ray and the Cannes Film Festival Best Director winning Decision to Leave from the great Park Chan-wook. Will there be hot takes? Only one way to find out! Find links to listen (and JustWatch powered streaming links for each movie) below.

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Podcast: Werewolf by Night & All Quiet on the Western Front

Werewolf by Night & All Quiet on the Western Front

Greetings programs! This week the Awesome Friday Podcast is back with a look at two new streaming titles. First up is the latest Marvel experiment, the Halloween special Werewolf by Night. Following that, we look at the new adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front, produced by Netflix.

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Bonus Podcast: VIFF 2022 Top Fives w/ Dakota from Contra Zoom Pod!

VIFF Five Favourites w/ Contra Zoom

Greetings programs! We’re back after just a few days with a special bonus wrap-up episode for the 2022 Vancouver International Film Festival. This episode is also a joint episode with our friends Contra Zoom, Dakota from that show and Matthew are breaking down their five favourites from the festival together, and the episode will be going out on both of our feeds!

Surprisingly our top five lists only share one film in common, and you’ll have to listen to find out which! Below you’ll find JustWatch-powered streaming links for each movie and where to listen to both our show and Contra Zoom.

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Podcast: VIFF 2022: Viking & Triangle of Sadness

Viff 2022: Viking & Triangle of Sadness

Greetings programs! This week on the podcast, we’re looking at two films that played as part of the 2022 Vancouver International Film Festival. First up is Canadian director Stéphane Lafleur’s new high-concept comedy Viking. Then we take a closer look at Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or winning satire of wealth and privilege Triangle of Sadness.

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Podcast: Blonde & Star Wars: Andor

Blonde & Andor

Greetings programs! This week on the podcast, we are looking at the divisive new Marilyn Monroe movie Blonde, starring Ana de Armas as the titular blonde bombshell, before moving on to the latest entry in the Star Wars franchise, Andor. We spend half the episode swooning over one of these; listen to find out which!

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Podcast: Blank & Moonage Daydream

Blank & Moonage Daydream

Greetings, programs, and welcome to another edition of the Awesome Friday Podcast.  This week Matt and Simon take a look at the new high-concept indie thriller Blank and the new documentary about the life and art of David Bowie, Moonage Daydream.  One of these movies is one of the best movies of the year, so listen closely to find out which!

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Podcast: Pinocchio & Saloum

Pinnochio & Saloum

Greetings programs! We’re back after a two-week break with two new movies, one hot off the presses from the largest media conglomerate in history and the other finally seeing wide release after a successful festival run last year. First up is Robert Zemeckis’ live-action remake of Disney’s Pinocchio, followed by the Senegalese action horror movie Saloum. One of these movies we really didn’t like, listen to find out which and then watch the other!

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Matthew joins the MovieRob Minute Podcast to talk Die Hard minutes 31 through 35!

MovieRob Minute: Die Hard

I’m a bit late posting this, but this month I joined my friend MovieRob on his minute-by-minute podcast to talk about the action classic Die Hard! For those unfamiliar with the concept, each episode of the show covers one minute of the movie. I joined Rob to speak about minutes 31 through 35 -a great villain scene with the legend Alan Rickman.

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Podcast: Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul & Three Thousand Years of Longing (w/ special guest co-host Rachel Ho)

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. & Three Thousand Years of Longing

Greetings, programs, and welcome to this week’s episode of the Awesome Friday podcast! This week we’re taking a closer look at two new films: first up, the satire of southern baptist megachurches from first-time director Adamma Ebo, Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. Which stars the electric duo of Sterling K. Brown and Regina Hall. Following that we have the latest from Mad Max creator George Miller, the modern fairy tale Three Thousand Years of Longing starring the inimitable Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba.

This week Simon is away, so once again, I’m joined by award-winning Toronto-based critic and friend of the show Rachel Ho!

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Podcast: Alienoid & Marvel’s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Alienoid + She-Hulk

Greetings programs! This week on the podcast, we’ve got two exciting titles for you. First up is the South Korean science fiction epic Alienoid, then the latest Marvel series, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.

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