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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 Friday: Iko Uwais in G.I. Joe, Sony & Marvel’s Spider-Powered Divorce, That New Batsuit Smell, & More

Posted by Matthew on September 07, 2019
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Iko Uwais / The Raid

Dear readers,

Yes, both of you. Here’s a new experiment to get me writing a bit again. Sans the time to write up each bit of movie news there is (guys there is so much news every week, it’s nuts) I’m going to try to keep a digest on a weekly basis. Hopefully this works and hopefully you like it. Let’s hop right to it, shall we?

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Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ movie has a director

Posted by Matthew on July 12, 2018
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Good news everyone! The Black Widow movie finally has a director.

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Review: ‘Ant-Man & The Wasp’ delivers big with small stakes

Posted by Matthew on July 08, 2018
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The first Ant-Man is a good film. Immediately following Avengers: Age of Ultron is was light, funny, full of great performances, and had refreshingly small, personal stakes. Ant-Man & The Wasp continues these traditions: it’s a light, funny movie with some great performances, smaller, more personal stakes, and it immediately followed Avengers: Infinity War which had literal end-of-the-entire-universe stakes. Is this new entry in the Marvel experiment good though? Yes, yes it is! Is it better than the last one? Well… maybe?

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Jessica Jones Season 2 gets Episode Titles and Awesome Pulp Art Posters

Posted by Matthew on March 07, 2018
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The second season of Jessica Jones is debuting this week on Friday and in advance the names of the episodes have been announced via some awesome pulp art. Each episode gets its own dime store detective novel cover and each one is pretty awesome.

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Review: Thor Ragnarok

Posted by Simon on November 10, 2017
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I really miss the sci-fi movies of my childhood. Big, colourful, often funny, always exhilarating; so much fuel for imaginary spaceship battles around my bedroom. I’m sure much of this comes from older eyes and wearier brains, but I find sci-fi these days to be too bland, too unwilling to risk shapes and ideas. The resurgence of Star Wars has taken big steps back to the fantasy side of sci-fi, and Guardians Of The Galaxy got close with its amazing ship design and snappy script, but I often felt myself seeking more of the fun.

Well, not any more. We’ve known for a while that Thor Ragnarok would be colourful and funny – director Taika Waititi’s What We Do In The Shadows is one of my all-time favourite comedies – but what I was not prepared for was Ragnarok having so much more. Far from being all-out comedy, it’s a meaty, gorgeous slice of sci-fi bliss.

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Latest ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ posters don’t suck!

Posted by Matthew on June 21, 2017
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Also, did you know Iron Man is in this movie? Iron Man is in this movie. Let’s take a look!

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The new ‘Spider-Man’ game looks kinda great

Posted by Matthew on June 14, 2017
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I’m tentatively excited about a game. That hasn’t happened in a while. Let’s take a look.

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The first ‘Black Panther’ poster is also here

Posted by Matthew on June 12, 2017
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I was in such a rush to post the trailer that I forgot to post the poster. So let’s take a look!

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Awesome: The first ‘Black Panther’ trailer is here!

Posted by Matthew on June 12, 2017
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Yes, I am a couple days behind on this but I was out of town. In any event the first trailer for Black Panther is here and it is 🔥. Let’s watch!

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ gets two good new trailers and two terrible new posters

Posted by Matthew on May 24, 2017
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Your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is coming to theatres for the third first time in under two months which means the marketing is about to kick into high gear. Today we got a new trailer (which is pretty good!) and two new posters (which are pretty awful!). Let’s take a look.

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Iron Fist Season One Review: I Don’t Have A Good Pun To Tell You To Skip It (If You Haven’t Decided To Already)

Posted by Matthew on March 28, 2017
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I finally finished watching the first season of Marvel’s latest Netflix series Iron Fist. Spoiler alert: it is not a good show.

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The Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked, 2016 Catch Up Edition

Posted by Matthew on February 17, 2017
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We’re continuing to shake off the dust around here at Awesome Friday HQ, and one easy way to do that is to update the Marvel Fanboy Marvel Cinematic Universe Rankings. Last year there were two additions to the canon of films, Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange. Each were good, but where do they fit? Let’s take a look.

Last time I did this I grouped the films into three categories, this time I’m doing a straight up ranking. Feel free to agree or disagree with me. In fact, I encourage it.

Now let’s get to it.

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Marvel Announced Ant-Man Sequel, ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’, for 2018 + 3 New Movies for 2020

Posted by Matthew on October 08, 2015
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Paul Rudd + Evangeline Lily

Holy crap, Marvel has updated their film schedule again with a sequel to Ant-Man titled Ant-Man and The Wasp. This will be the second film with a heroine’s name in the title (Captain Marvel has been rescheduled, more on that in a moment) which is a good thing. This also makes 2017, 18, 19, and 20 all 3 Marvel movie years, which is nuts.

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Jessica Jones Teaser: Kinda Funny!

Posted by Matthew on September 28, 2015
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Jessica Jones

Netflix has a new teaser for the upcoming Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ Let’s take a look!

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