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Awesome Friday Podcast

Author: Matthew Simpson & Simon Best

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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.caTwitter: @AwesomeFridayCaFacebook: Awesome FridayInstagram: @AwesomeFridayCa YouTube: Awesome Friday Email: Contact UsIf 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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Greetings Programs!  This week on the show, we're diving into a heady French Science Fiction film, La Bete (The Beast), starring Lea Seydoux and George MacKay, which will be in Canadian cinemas this week.  Then we move on to the latest entry in the legendary Monsterverse, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.    We have a lot to say about each of them, so let's dive in!  Join us!BONUS CONTENT:     This week's bonus discussion explores some interesting topics, including a formative animated film from Matthew's childhood and some movies that were big swings and misses that we still appreciate. We hope you like it! Remember, all paid Patreon supporters get access to the bonus show, and support starts at just $2 CAD per month. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/april-14-15-big-102438452SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Find JustWatch-powered links to everywhere you can buy, rent, or stream these movies digitally at this episode's homepage.  The links update as availability updates, so be sure to bookmark the page and come back later if they're not yet available in your area. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/04/podcast-the-beast-godzilla-x-kong-the-new-empire/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings, programs! This week, we're finally taking on Dune Part Two, alongside Dev Patel's directorial debut, the action movie Monkey Man. Join us!BONUS CONTENT:     Patreon supporters, be sure to check out this week's exclusive bonus episode. We start out by asking if there is a certain film you'd like to hear re-scored by a certain composer, and we go to all kinds of places from there! If you're not already a supporter, it starts at just $2 Canadian per month!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/april-7th-bonus-101973386SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     As always, check out this week's episode homepage for JustWatch-powered links to all the places you can buy, rent, or stream each of these movies.  The links update dynamically as availability changes, so be sure to check back often if there are no links presently or if you don't see a service you subscribe to. You'll also find our star ratings and all of our other episodes. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/04/podcast-dune-part-two-monkey-man/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings, programs! We're back after a two-week hiatus! This week, we're talking about something a little different: 1989s Road House and 2024s Road House.  The former is an 80s action classic with big hair, cheesy dialogue, and throat rips and then the latter is an update that tests the limits of how much Jake Gyllenhaal can carry a movie. Join us!BONUS CONTENT:     Greetings patrons! We're back after a two-week break with a new bonus episode! This week, we have a special guest, Dakota Arsenault, host of the Contra Zoom Podcast. We get into a few topics with him, including movies with the score played live, home video packaging, and the best remakes. As always, we greatly appreciate every one of you who is listening to this bonus round, and if you have answers to our questions here, please leave them in the comments!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/march-24th-bonus-101071880SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-powered links to everywhere you can buy, rent, or stream each of these movies.  The links automatically update as availability changes, and if you use the links you'll help us keep making the show.  So please do!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/03/podcast-make-remake-roadhouse/  CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs! Join us for a discussion about Jonathan Glazer's academy award nominated The Zone of Interest and Johan Renck's Adam Sandler starring existential sci-fi drama Spaceman. It's a good discussion, and we hope you enjoy it!BONUS CONTENT:     On this week's Patreon supporter bonus episode, Matthew saw Dune Part Two and then hijacked the whole show to talk about it.  Simon also asks about movies and shows that we were expecting to not like but ended up loving, which is a fun discussion for reasons you may not expect. All Patreon supporters get access to the bonus show, and support starts at as little as $2 CAD per month, a bargain!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/march-3rd-bonus-99691980 SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-F EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Be sure to go to this week's episode homepage where you will find our ratings for each film as well as JustWatch-powered links to where you can buy, rent, or stream the movies we've talked about.  Use these links and help us keep the lights on, and if there aren't any offers, check back later as they update as availability changes.  This also applies to any other movies we've covered,  simply search up the episode we covered them on a find the same JustWatch links. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/03/podcast-the-zone-of-interest-spaceman/ CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
This week on the show, we're looking at the new Shakespeare-adapted rom-com Anyone But You and the new live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender.  Listen to find out how they each hold up!BONUS CONTENT:     This week, Matthew & Simon went on an actual trip to an actual cinema to see Christopher Nolan's film Tenet in 70mm, so that ended up being the major topic of discussion in this week's bonus round, as well as more talk about Mr Nolan and his filmography.  All of our Patreon supporters get access to this episode and all of our bonus episodes, and access starts at as little as $2 CAD per month.  Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/february-25-in-99292465SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-powered links to all the places you can buy, rent, or stream each of these titles. Use those links and help us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/02/podcast-anyone-but-you-avatar-the-last-airbender/ CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs!  We're back after a week away and talking about the new outer space set thriller I.S.S. and then catching up with France's official submission for the Best International Feature Oscar, The Taste of Things.  Our opinions are both the same and different about both of these movies, and one them garnered a pretty specific reaction from Matthew. Join us!    BONUS CONTENT:     This week for your bonus episode, Simon and I talk first about films from our childhood that don't really hold up despite the nostalgia we may have attached to them, and then move on to films that are missing from our personal canon that may otherwise be embarrassing to admit.  All Patreon supporters get access to all bonus episodes, and support starts at just $2 CAD per month.   We'd love it if you consider joining. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/february-18th-up-98794330SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     As always this week's homepage has JustWatch-powered links to where you can buy, rent, or stream these films. If you use those links, we get a small referral, and we'll be eternally grateful.  You'll also find our star ratings and all our other content, so please be sure to check those out!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/02/podcast-i-s-s-the-taste-of-things/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs! This week on the show, we're catching up with the last CDEU film, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and then we move on to Jason Statham's new action movie, The Beekeeper. Both of these movies are more fun than you think; join us to find out why!BONUS CONTENT:     This week's bonus chat has us discussing our favourite against-type performances, among other things.  Join us on Patreon for as little as CAD $2 per month!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/february-4th-98000437SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Head to this weeks episode homepage to find JustWatch-powered links that will show you all the places you can buy, rent, or stream these movies.  Use those links and help us keep the bills paid!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/02/podcast-aquaman-and-the-lost-kingdom-the-beekeeper/   CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs! It's that time of year when the Oscar nominees are 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 don't, so listen to see if you agree with Matthew, Simon or both.  Join us!BONUS CONTENT:     Staying on theme with the Academy Awards, we look back at the best picture winners of our lifetimes and try to choose a favourite, and then attempt to pick out the year that makes us each say, "Wait, that film won best picture? Really?"It's a fun conversation, so join us! All Patreon supporters get access, starting at as little as CAD 2 per month. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-28th-97403284SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     On this week's episode homepage, you'll find both Matthew & Simon's Oscar Ballots, so you can hold them to account when the day comes.   You will also find JustWatch-powered links on the episode homepage for all ten Best Picture nominees. Seven of the ten are available now, but the links will update as availability changes, so check back frequently. Use those links to watch the films and help us keep the lights on!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/podcast-the-2024-academy-awards-nominations/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
This week on the show, we're covering the just-released thriller Eileen, starring Thomasin McKenzie and the incomparable Anne Hathaway, which Matthew first saw at Sundance 2023, and then finally follow up with Taika Waititi's latest sports underdog story Next Goal Wins. BONUS CONTENT:     This week's bonus episode, available to all paid Patreon supporters, starts with a discussion of how one successful thing can influence the entire media landscape and carries on -a little rambly- from there.  Support starts from just $2 CAD per month, a bargain!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-21st-97000116SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     This week's episode homepage, as per usual, has JustWatch-powered links that will tell you where you can buy, rent, or stream the films we covered. If you use these links you'll be helping us keep the site running and the show going, so please do that if you want to watch the films!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/podcast-eileen-next-goal-wins/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Episode 135: Echo & Lift

Episode 135: Echo & Lift

2024-01-1601:04:50

Greetings programs!  Join us this week as we look closer at the new Marvel Cinematic UNvierse series Echo and then the new F Gary Gray heist film Lift, which stars Kevin Hart.  We liked one of these things more than the other. Listen to find out which! ,BONUS CONTENT:     This week's bonus chat has us talking once again about formative cinematic experiences.  It's a bit free-form, but it was a fun conversation.  Alll Patreon supporters can listen, and support starts at as little as $2 Canadian per month!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-14th-96618549SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Over on this episode's homepage, you'll find links powered by JustWatch that will tell you where you can buy, rent, or stream each of these movies.  If you use those links, it helps us keep the lights on at AwesomeFridayHQ, so we please ask that you do! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/podcast-echo-lift/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs! This week, we're diving into the world of the Hunger Games with the new prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and then taking a look at Span's entry for the Best International Feature award at this year's Oscars, The Society of the Snow. BONUS CONTENT:     On this week's Patron Bonus Round, we discuss some of the movies we received as Christmas gifts this year, leading to a talk about Tremors 2, Thelma & Louise, and It Follows.  This episode is available to all patrons, and you can join our Patreon for as little as $2 Canadian a month!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/january-7th-dvd-96115910 SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-F EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Visit this week's episode homepage where you'll find our ratings and also JustWatch-powered links to all the places you can buy, rent, or stream each of the movies we discuss. Using those links helps us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ and we appreciate each and every person who does!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2024/01/the-hunger-games-the-ballad-of-songbirds-and-snakes-the-society-of-the-snow/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9
Greetings programs!  There is no bonus round this week, but our regular episode is double-sized, and we tackle all of our favourites of the year.  We each made a list of a dozen films; we tackled all of them, with our absolute favourites coming last. We've had an excellent year making the show, and we want to thank everyone who has listened.  We're looking forward to spending 2024 talking about movies with you!EPISODE HOMEPAGE:On this episode's homepage, you will find a JustWatch-powered link to everywhere you can digitally buy, rent, or stream each of the films.  These links will update as availability changes, so check back often!https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/our-favourite-films-of-2023/ CONNECT WITH US: Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9
Greetings programs! This week, we tackle the latest capital-C content from Netflix in Leave The World Behind and then the first new collaboration between Paul Giamatti and Alexander Payne in nearly twenty years, the 1970s and Christmas set The Holdovers.Join us!BONUS CONTENT:     This week, our Patreon supporters can hear us talk about our favourite background jokes in movies, as well as our top three Ebenezer Scrooge portrayals. It only costs CAD 2$/ month to join our Patreon, and we'll love you forever if you do. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/december-17th-94865453SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Visit this episode's homepage for our ratings, all of our previous episodes and content, and JustWatch-powered links to where you can stream each of these movies.  These links will update as availability changes, so make sure to check back often!  Also, if you use these links, that will also help us keep the lightbulbs around Awesome Friday HQ lit.Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/podcast-leave-the-world-behind-the-holdovers/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
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. BONUS CONTENT:     This week's Patreon bonus episode has Simon asking for our dream Star Wars pitches and Matthew asking about which movies we won't be able to pass up on physical media.  Join us for that for as little as $2 Canadian per month!  Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/december-10th-94458138SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Remember to visit this episode's homepage for JustWatch-Powered links to where you can stream each movie which updates as their availability changes. You'll also find out star ratings and  all of our other content.Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/podcast-killer-of-the-flower-moon-godzilla-minus-one/ CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9
Greetings, patrons!  This week, we're covering the 2023 Whistler Films Festival, one of the most interesting festivals in the Pacific Northwest because it so often features great Canadian content.   We're covering our usual two films, both playing as part of the fest.  First up is the new Canadian relationship drama The Burning Season and then Todd Haynes' new Natalie Portman & Julianne Moore starring drama May December.  Whistler Film Festival:The online portion of this year's Whistler Film Festival runs from now until December 17th, 2023. There are a lot of great films to watch!Link: https://www.whistlerfilmfestival.com/browse/2023#view=onlineBONUS CONTENT:     This week's bonus episode for Patreon supporters has us discussing formative experiences with video gaming, and as Warner Brothers continues their campaign of destroying their own reputation by deleting content, we talk about content we own digitally and which we'd be saddest to lose. All patrons get access, and support starts at just CAD $2 per month!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/december-3rd-94048924 SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Visit this week's homepage for our ratings and for JustWatch-powered links to all the places you can stream these films.  If you follow those links to watch that will help us keep the lights on here at AFHQ.  Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/12/podcast-wff-2023-the-burning-season-may-december/    CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9
This week on the show, we're reviewing the latest video game film adaptation, Five Nights at Freddy's, and the latest from superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Jawan. Also, join us for this week's bonus show, free for all listeners!Join us!BONUS CONTENT:     This week's bonus show is a long one, in which we have an extended discussion of Loki, followed by Simon asking why is The Lost World: Jurassic Park (and indeed, every sequel to Jurassic Park) not as good as Jurassic Park, and Matthew -having just found some old DVDs he thought lost- asking what old copies of movies would we like to find in a box somewhere?It's a fun discussion, and we have made it free for all listeners!  If you like what you hear on this show, consider joining our Patreon, and you'll get lots more like it.Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-26th-is-93587538SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     This week's homepage features JustWatch-powered links to where you can stream, rent, or buy each of these films.  Use those links, and you'll be helping us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ.  Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-five-nights-at-freddys-jawan/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9
This week on the show, join us as we talk about Anatomy of a Fall, one of the best courtroom dramas in recent memory, and the latest MCU entry, The Marvels.  BONUS CONTENT:     This week on the bonus show, Simon asks about the film scores we love and the best one of the century so far, and Matthew asks about movies we have blind-bought and ended up loving.  All Patreon supporters get access to the bonus, and this week's episode will be available to everyone else starting on November  27th. Listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-19th-93234428SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     As always, please visit this week's episode homepage for JustWatch-powered streaming links.  These links will tell you where you can buy, rent, or stream the films we cover and update as availability changes, so check back if you don't see a link you like because using them helps us keep the lights on at Awesome Friday HQ. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-anatomy-of-a-fall-the-marvels/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs!  This week's show sees us taking on the newest David Fincher movie, The Killer and the new Godzilla TV series from AppleTV+, Monarch: Legacy of Monsters.  Join us!STRIKE NOTE:            The 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes have both ended, with the unions winning virtually everything they had asked for.  Solidarity!BONUS CONTENT:     This week Simon asks if there are any stone-cold classic films that we just don't connect with, and Matthew asks what our favourite giant monster movies are!  The bonus episode is available to all of our Patron supporters, and support costs as little as $2 CAD per month.  Listen to the bonus show, and join us, here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-12th-we-92788444SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Find JustWatch-powered links to where you can watch each of these titles, and if you use those links you'll help us keep the lights on.  You'll also find our star ratings and all of our other content. Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-the-killer-monarch-legacy-of-monsters/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
Greetings programs!  This week, we're taking on two films new to Disney+: Kenneth Branagh's latest Poirot mystery, A Haunting in Venice, and the new Awkwafina & Sandra Oh starring comedy Quiz Lady.   STRIKE NOTE:            This episode was produced during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films being discussed here wouldn't exist.BONUS CONTENT:     Patreon supporters this week get an extra half-hour discussion in which Simon asks what our all-time favourite Warner Brothers movies are, and Matthew asks what our favourite long (3+ hour) movies are.  Support starts at just $2 CAD a month!Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/november-5th-of-92406355SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     Find JustWatch-powered streaming links for each film on this episode's homepage.  Use those links to watch them and help us keep the lights on! Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/11/podcast-a-haunting-in-venice-quiz-lady/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9
Greetings programs!  We're back after an impromptu hiatus!  To make up for it we're talking about three films on the show: Emma Seligman's Bottoms, Chloe Domont's Fair Play, and David Yates's Pain Hustlers.  Join us!STRIKE NOTE:            This episode was produced during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Without the labour of the writers and actors currently on strike, the films being discussed here wouldn't exist.   BONUS CONTENT:     On this week's patron bonus episode, Matt asks Simon to name a film that he didn't expect to like, and turned out to love, and Simon asks Matt to recast any film on his DVD shelf with Brad Pitt.  Join us for that, for as little as $2 CAD / month. Link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/october-29th-in-91908554    SUPPORT:             Patreon    Ko-Fi  EPISODE HOMEPAGE:     This episode's homepage features JustWatch-powered streaming links for each title, which are updated as film availability is updated.  Use these links to stream, rent, or buy the movies and help us keep the lights on at AFHQ!Link: https://awesomefriday.ca/2023/10/podcast-bottoms-fair-play-pain-hustlers/CONNECT WITH US:        Awesome Friday: https://awesomefriday.ca        Matthew: https://stretched.ca/ Simon: https://temporarypen.com/ SHOW LINKS:  Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/awesome-friday/id480100293 Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/18daf305-2c59-4718-bd5c-0dc393173353 Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/en/show/2775782 Goodpods: https://goodpods.app.link/ulvugeHonjb Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hd2Vzb21lZnJpZGF5LnBvZG9tYXRpYy5jb20vcnNzMi54bWw IHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/85390621/ Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes480100293/the-awesome-friday-movie-podcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4kwPQGeBvVFVtewkCbrbA9 Meanwhile, relax and enjoy your flight. 
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