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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This week on the show we’re finally catching up with Martin Scorsese’s epic meditation on American sin, Killers of the Flower Moon, and the latest entry in the 70-year-strong giant monster franchise, Godzilla Minus One.
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Just a few days ago at the behest of some rather prominent film makers [Kodak struck a deal with Hollywood to keep producing film stock](https://awesomefriday.ca/2014/07/awesome-kodak-makes-deal-with-hollywood-to-keep-film-alive/). A great move to keep film,alive in a time when digital is taking over.
Now Martin Scorsese has written a statement supporting the deal which you should totally read.
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The Oscars are tomorrow! We’ll be live blogging them for the third year running and last year it was fun to have my thoughts out there ahead of time, so I’m going to lock myself into a few predictions again.
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2013 was a good year for the movies. It had its ups and downs, but in the end there was a pretty good crop of films and more than a few great ones.
I’ve already revisited the films I was most looking forward to and the films I liked the least and now it is time to look at the films I liked best.
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Martin Scorcese was at the Marrakech Film Festival last week and served as jury president. Before he left he did a Q&A with a local film school and, among other answers, he all but announced his retirement.
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There’s plenty of reasons to be excited about _The Wolf of Wall Street_: Scorsese directed, DiCaprio, Hill, and McConaughey starring, I mean what else could you ask for? And here’s two new posters. Hurrah!
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Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have made some great films together and it looks like they may have made another. Here’s the second trailer for _The Wolf of Wall Street_.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese working together? That alone is enough to get my butt in a seat these days. A new trailer for their next film together, The Wolf of Wall Street, has been release. Let’s watch!
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So let me get this straight: Robert de Niro is starring in a film about a former mobster now in witness protection with his family, who are obviously dysfunctional, and is directed by Luc Besson and executive produced by Marton Scorcese?
Yeah, I’m down with that. Let’s watch.
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