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A podcast for film lovers! Join us each week for an in-depth discussion of two new films (or TV series), plus filmmaker interviews and special episodes. Here is where you can connect with us: Homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca || Twitter: @AwesomeFridayCa || Facebook: Awesome Friday || Instagram: @AwesomeFridayCa || YouTube: Awesome Friday || Email: Contact Us If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us via Patreon or Ko-Fi, and please visit the blog at AwesomeFriday.ca for more reviews and features.

A podcast for film lovers! Join us each week for an in-depth discussion of two new films (or TV series), plus filmmaker interviews and special episodes. Here is where you can connect with us: Homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca || Twitter: @AwesomeFridayCa || Facebook: Awesome Friday || Instagram: @AwesomeFridayCa || YouTube: Awesome Friday || Email: Contact Us If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us via Patreon or Ko-Fi, and please visit the blog at AwesomeFriday.ca for more reviews and features.

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United States

Description:

A podcast for film lovers! Join us each week for an in-depth discussion of two new films (or TV series), plus filmmaker interviews and special episodes. Here is where you can connect with us: Homepage: https://awesomefriday.ca || Twitter: @AwesomeFridayCa || Facebook: Awesome Friday || Instagram: @AwesomeFridayCa || YouTube: Awesome Friday || Email: Contact Us If you like what you hear, please consider supporting us via Patreon or Ko-Fi, and please visit the blog at AwesomeFriday.ca for more reviews and features.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 82: Troll & Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

12/4/2022
Greetings programs! We're breaking down two new Netflix releases this week on the show. First, we look at the Norwegian kaiju film Troll and then the new stop-motion adaptation of Pinocchio by director Guillermo del Toro. Join us, and then be sure to check out this episode's homepage for streaming links, our star ratings, and all of our other content. CONNECT WITH US: Matthew@SmatthewAFSimon@TemporaryPenAwesomeFriday.ca@AwesomeFridayCa Awesome Friday@AwesomeFridayCaAwesome FridayContact...

Duration:01:01:43

Episode 81: Andor (reprise), Spirited, & The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

11/27/2022
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...

Duration:00:53:54

Episode 80: Bullet Train & TÁR

11/20/2022
Greetings, programs, and welcome to another week on the Awesome Friday Podcast. In this episode, we dive into the neon-lit, glossy action comedy Brad Pitt spectacle Bullet Train and a tour de force performance from Cate Blanchett in Todd Field's TÁR. Join us! Be sure to visit the homepage for this week's episode, where you can find JustWatch powered streaming links, our ratings, and all of our other content: https://awesomefriday.ca/2022/11/podcast-bullet-train--tar/ Once again, this week,...

Duration:00:55:41

Episode 79: Don't Worry Darling & The Wonder

11/13/2022
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. After listening, be sure to visit this episode's page for JustWatch-powered streaming...

Duration:00:52:14

Episode 78: Weird: The Al Yankovic Story & Enola Holmes 2

11/6/2022
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. Every week it looks like there are more listeners joining us, so if you are new here, we want to say welcome! If you aren't new, we want to say welcome back! We're glad you're here. If you like what...

Duration:00:44:43

Episode 77: Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities

10/30/2022
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! Be sure to visit this episode's homepage for our ratings, streaming links,...

Duration:01:15:01

Episode 76: Raymond & Ray & Decision to Leave

10/23/2022
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. Join us! Every week it looks like there are more listeners joining us, so if you are new here, we want to say...

Duration:00:59:22

Episode 75: Marvel's Werewolf by Night & All Quiet on the Western Front

10/16/2022
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. You’ll find streaming links powered by JustWatch, as well as our ratings and all our other content at this episode's homepage:...

Duration:01:04:26

Episode 74: VIFF 2022 Top Fives w/ Dakota from Contra Zoom

10/11/2022
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! Be sure to visit...

Duration:01:25:52

Episode 73: VIFF 2022: Viking & Triangle of Sadness

10/9/2022
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. Be sure to visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-powered streaming links, our ratings, and all of our other content. Join us! CONNECT WITH...

Duration:00:57:47

Episode 72: Blonde & Star Wars: Andor

9/25/2022
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! JustWatch-powered streaming links, our ratings, as well as all of our other content and a complete list of where you can listen to this episode are available at...

Duration:01:00:00

Episode 71: Blank & Moonage Daydream

9/18/2022
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. When you're done listening to the episode, be sure to head to AwesomeFriday.ca, where you will find streaming links for each film (powered by JustWatch),...

Duration:00:47:00

Episode 70: Pinocchio & Saloum

9/11/2022
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! Be sure to visit AwesomeFriday.ca for this...

Duration:00:50:43

Episode 69: Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. & Three Thousand Years of Longing (w/ special guest host Rachel Ho!)

8/28/2022
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, 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...

Duration:01:02:42

Episode 68: Alienoid & She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

8/21/2022
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. There are streaming links powered by JustWatch as well as all of our other content on this episode's homepage. Join us! CONNECT WITH US: Matthew@SmatthewAFSimon@TemporaryPenAwesomeFriday.ca@AwesomeFridayCa Awesome Friday@AwesomeFridayCaAwesome FridayContact UsSUPPORT: We want to say...

Duration:00:56:24

Episode 67: Day Shift & Fall

8/14/2022
Greetings, programs, and welcome to our latest episode! This week on the Awesome Friday Podcast, we're breaking down the latest Netflix release, Day Shift starring Jamie Foxx and Dave Franco, and the new young-women-trapped-in-a-place horror movie Fall. One of these movies we really liked. Listen to find out which! Be sure to visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-powered streaming links to each title, our ratings, and all of our other content. Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your...

Duration:00:44:02

Episode 66: Lightyear & Prey

8/7/2022
Greetings, programs, and welcome to another episode of the Awesome Friday Podcast. This week we're talking about two new Disney releases: First, the latest Pixar Studios animated feature, Lightyear, followed by Prey director Dan Trachtenberg's prequel to the 1980s action horror classic Predator. Be sure to visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch powered streaming links for each title, plus all of our other content! Join us! SUPPORT: We want to say thanks for listening to all our...

Duration:00:48:08

Episode 65: Nope & Not Okay

7/31/2022
Greeting programs! This week on the podcast we are discussing Jordan Peele's latest directorial effort, the UFO horror thriller Nope, and Quinn Shephard's indictment of influencer culture Not Okay. Join us for this discussion of two thematically linked films, something we totally planned for. Honest. Also: Head over to this episode's homepage for JustWatch powered streaming links and all of our other content. SUPPORT: We want to say thanks for listening to all our listeners, new and old;...

Duration:00:49:14

Episode 64: Vengeance & The Gray Man

7/24/2022
Greetings programs! This week on the podcast, we’re talking about BJ Novak’s feature directorial debut Vengeance, and the Russo Brothers helmed $200 action blockbuster The Gray Man, starring Chris Evans and Canada’s Ryan Gosling. Check out this episode's homepage for streaming links, review scores, and all of our other content. Join us! SUPPORT: PatreonKo-FiCONNECT WITH US: Matthew@SmatthewAFSimon@TemporaryPenAwesomeFriday.ca@AwesomeFridayCa Awesome Friday@AwesomeFridayCaAwesome...

Duration:00:52:30

Episode 63: Games: Neon White & Medal of Honour

7/21/2022
Welcome back, friends to a new episode of the games podcast! This week I wax lyrical about the splendours of 'Neon White', before trying to convince you of its link to EA's 'Medal Of Honor' reboot from 2010. Enjoy! Visit this episode's homepage to find a full listing of where you can listen to Awesome Friday as well as all of our other content: Neon White & Medal of Honor at AwesomeFriday.ca CONNECT WITH US: Matthew@SmatthewAFSimon@TemporaryPenAwesomeFriday.ca@AwesomeFridayCa Awesome...

Duration:00:23:18