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Awesome News: Saturn Awards, Creative Emmy Awards, Kung Fury, AppleTV+, Disney+, and more!

Posted by Matthew on September 21, 2019
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Kung Fury

Another week gone by, another literal ton of news to go over. Welcome to the third edition of Awesome News! This week we cover the Hugo Award and Creative Emmy Awards winners, Hailee Steinfeld joins Hawkeye, AppleTV+ launch date and price, Disney+ full launch day roster, a feature length Kung Fury is still happening, Michael Fassbender is working with Taika Waititi, and new movies from Funko Pops (yes, really) and M Night Shyamalan. No word on a collaboration between those two. Yet.

Anyway let’s get to it.

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Trailer Roundup, VIFF 2019 Edition: Jojo Rabbit, Just Mercy, The Lighthouse, and more!

Posted by Matthew on September 16, 2019
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That’s right folks, the Vancouver International Film Festival is just around the corner. Here’s a special edition of the trailer roundup just focussing on films we’re excited to see at the festival.

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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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Bubbles, the movie about Michael Jackson’s Chimpanzee friend, is headed to Netflix.

Posted by Matthew on May 18, 2017
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Netflix continues it’s shopping spree for weird movies. Today they bought Bubbles, which is a movie about Michael Jackson. But wait, it gets better:

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