TV & Film

A weekly comedic podcast in which two massive film buffs countdown a topic from 10-1 while throwing shade at the other’s list.

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September 29, 2020

Top 10 Villain Comeuppances

Countdown #287

 

This week the guys celebrate the very best (or worst depending on your point of view) villain comeuppances in film. Those scenes in which the most terrible or awful of villains finally get what's coming to them - be it something permanent tattooed on their body, a sincere scaring which will set them straight, or being torn to pieces in a zombie attack. 

 

Yes, these are the fist pumping, "Yessss!" moments that the guys have had when watching a villain fall. Though Wayne may be "Yessss!"ing just a little harder than Paul, based on how vindictive and, frankly, disturbing his list becomes.

 

Find out just how disturbing, as The Countdown continues ...

 

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The countdown of Paul's favoutite films of all time continues! This time he has long time podcasting buddy and all round "fine" guy, Dan, from the Netflix N Swill podcast on to talk their 80th to 71st favourite films.

 

Dan is generally a hard man to please, so just to hear him talk about ten films without referring to them as fine is amazing all on its own, while Paul is getting increasingly heady about his choices as he moves higher through his list. So settle in, grab a drink and be prepared to spill some while laughing at some of those choices, as The Countdown continues ...

 

Please thank Dan for coming on the show (and spending ages ordering his top 100 favourite films) by checking out his and Caleb's show at https://www.netflixnswill.com/

 

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Wayne needs a week to catch up on ... well, whatever it is Wayne does with his COPIOUS amounts of free time, so it's up to Paul to generate a review for all of you good listeners. And, of course, he goes for the sequel to one of his favourite films of the last decade, Train to Busan. This one is called Peninsula, or if you live in North America, Train to Busan PRESENTS Peninsula (just in case you had zero idea what this film actually was).

 

Can Peninsula deliver the goods like its predecessor? Will Paul get any kind of thank you from the film-makers for again sprucing their wears hard across the podcast world? And would Wayne have actually liked it?
 
Learn the answers to all these questions and more, as The Countdown continues ...
 
Peninsula SPOILER-FREE Review : 0:00 - 10:29
Peninsula SPOILER-FILLED Discussion: 10:29 - 15:05  

Final Thoughts Including Potential Spoilers: 15:05 - 15:56

 

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September 22, 2020

Top 10 Illogical Movie Scenes

Countdown #286

 

In this Countdown, Wayne tries to channel his long ago lost sense of movie-related logic in order to talk about things which are illogical, while Paul struggles with the logic behind ordering such a list. In other words, the guys are talking the Top 10 (Most) Illogical Movie Scenes

 

And when all is said and done, there is just the one crossover involving a film which only one of the guys publicly acknowledges. But rest assure there's plenty enough snark and umbrage for all - including Steven Spielberg, Toy Story, and Christopher Nolan - as The Countdown continues ...

 

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September 19, 2020

Mulan (2020) review

Warning: There are SPOILERS for this film and the 1998 version throughout this review.

 

Disney recently tested the Covid-soured waters of the world by releasing their brand new $200 million adaptation of the beloved animated classic, Mulan, on both Disney+ and to theatres where it was safer to do so. And the result...

Well, let's just say, neither Wayne nor Paul were all that impressed. And that's despite the lack of songs!

 

Find out if Mulan is worth $30 to stream, as The Countdown continues ...

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Countdown #285

 

This week the guys sneak into #FilmTwitter territory to countdown the very best films from second time directors.
 
Of course there have been many amazing debuts over the years, but popular opinion would have it that most directors suffer from a significant sophomore slump when they release their second film.
 
But not these film-makers. Paul and Wayne unveil an impressive array of sophomore films - some of which rank among their very favourite films of all time.
 
Why DIDN'T Speilberg make these lists? How many suburbs have really stupid names in Perth, Western Australia? And exactly how does one pronounce "sophomore"?
 
Learn the answers to all these questions and more - hopefully amid a bunch of laughs - as The Countdown continues ...
 
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So after the listeners banded together to force Wayne to watch those most righteous dudes, Bill and Ted, go on their first EXCELLENT adventure, Wayne then quietly checked out their Bogus Journey ... and hated it.
 
Which meant Paul was full of trepidation when he talked his co-host into Facing The Music with Bill and Ted. But is Wayne pleasantly surprised? And which film does he think is the best in the series?
 
Find out as The Countdown continues ...
 
Time Stamps:
 
Bill and Ted Face the Music SPOILER-FREE Review : 0:00 - 13:23
Bill and Ted Face the Music SPOILER-FILLED Discussion: 13:23 - 24:25 
Final Thoughts Including Potential Spoilers: 24:25 - 24:42
 
 

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September 8, 2020

Top 10 Hateable Heroes

Countdown #284

 

In this edition of The Countdown, the guys are honing in on those heroes (or protagonists) who aren't all they're cracked up to be. In fact, rather than be paragons of virtue and inspiration, these stuck up, smarmy, jack-asses are at best contemptible and at worst reprehensible. In other words, they're among the Top 10 Hateable Heroes in film.

 

Listen in as Wayne returns to his roots to stretch the brief beyond what was ever discussed, while Paul can't get a quote from one of his favourite movies correct, while the guys argue what said quote means. And in between all this, there's the usual banter, shrill laughter, and as Jason from the Binge Movies Podcast puts it, "deeply problematic humour"! 

 

So come revel in the problematic as The Countdown continues ...

 

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September 5, 2020

Tenet FULL Review

The guys return with their FULL Tenet review after both having seen it twice! This one is resplendent with spoilers throughout, so skip listening to this until you've seen the film, but know you can go back and listen to the previously released no spoiler review safely. (No, really. We completely promise it gives nothing away.)

 

Will the boys' thoughts on the film have changed after both seeing it twice? And just how many - if any - questions from Wayne will Paul answer satisfactorily?
 

Find the answers to these questions and more as The Countdown continues ...

 

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Countdown #283

 

This week the boys get their TV antennae on to talk the very best shows of yesteryear, specifically, the 20th Century! 

 

What shows have stood the test of time for the boys? Is Wayne all over sitcoms as most would predict? or does he have some sly surprises in store? And just how many "out-there" Aussie television shows will Paul squeeze on his list?

 

Find out as The Countdown continues ...

 

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