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?
After the jump, you’ll find podcast listings, streaming links for all three titles, and all of our other content.
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It’s Awesome Friday on a Sunday! This week we’re talking about West Side Story, which has just been released to Disney+, and the new Ryan Reynolds starring Netflix family action movie The Adam Project.
There are streaming links as well as our ratings after the jump. Join us!
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Greetings programs! This week on the Awesome Friday Movie Podcast, we take on the new Tom Hanks boy-and-his-dog-and-his-robot-post-apocalyptic-road-trip movie Finch and the most expensive movie Netflix has ever made, the Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, and Gadot adventure heist movie Red Notice. Join us!
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Rawson Marshall Thurber has had an interesting career as a director. His films aren’t terribly inventive; they often wear their influences on their sleeve and often get by on the fact that he works with charismatic casts.
His latest, Red Notice, a globe-trotting heist action movie starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot, is no different.
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If there’s a film genre with an uneven history, it’s the video game movie. Sure, there are some good movies based on video games, but not many. Free Guy, the first big release from 20th Century Studios in a post-Disney acquisition world, posits that maybe the best way to make a video game movie is not to adapt a game directly at all.
Adapting instead of the gameplay and tropes of massively multiplayer online shooters like Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto Online, the film ends up being a love letter to gaming itself rather than any game specifically.
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The new action-comedy led by Vancouver Local Ryan Reynolds has a new trailer to start promoting it ahead of it’s December 11th 2020 release date. I have no idea if that date is going to stick, but let’s take a look at the trailer anyway!
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Speaking of Vancouver Local Ryan Reynolds, he and T.J. Miller improvising is worth 6 and 1/2 minutes of your time.
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After the shaky handicam version was leaked during Comic-Con, the *Deadpool* trailer has now been tidied up and released in all its redband, NSFW glory. And it looks *good*. Here it is!
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Ok folks you asked for it: _Deadpool_ is getting his own movie. I have mixed feelings about this.
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If you’re looking to support Canadian film get out and see The Captive this weekend. Written & Directed by Canadian legend Atom Egoyan it was shot in Sudbury, Ontario in the middle of winter. It stars Vancouver’s own Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman from Toronto and Kevin Durand from Thunder Bay. It’s about a little girl who goes missing and eight years later her parents (Reynolds & the Killing’s Mireille Enos) start to get clues that maybe she’s still alive. Opens nationwide today.
Atom Egoyan has made a movie set in a remote, snow covered town about a girl who goes missing. That’s exactly the kind of movie we should be excited about Atom Egoyan directing. Seriously.
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Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges in an adaptation of a comic book I liked? I’ll buy that for a dollar! Hit the jump to watch!
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