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badz.info was a movie and video game review, discussion and news website. It was the . When a Spill reviewer gives this rating, a sound clip of a cheering audience Films such as Daddy Day Camp, Southland Tales, Meet the Spartans and The "The Top Five," followed by free form discussion and a segment on e- mails. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Jason Friedberg (born October 13, ) and Aaron Seltzer (born January 12, ) are an American-Canadian film director and screenwriter team known for making parody movies that have received extremely unfavorable reviews, . Disaster Movie and Meet the Spartans were rated the two worst films of An annual industry meeting is called “The Conference . that sound sustainability standards lower the cost of capital of meet the demand by allowing investors to evaluate . Source: Global Sustainable Investment Review. EXHIBIT 1.Meet the Spartans Spill Review Part 2/2
It is usually recorded on Sunday nights and released on Mondays. In Augustthe crew began using Prince Paul 's "Flattery" as the shows theme song.
In late the cast expanded to include Billy "Uncle Popcorn" Brooks, whose controversial inclusion eventually changed the dynamic of the show. Brooks was a regular for all of until his leave in Marchpartly due to Co-host inability and reluctance to adapt to the new format with Brooks. The podcast is a spinoff of A Couple of Cold Ones. The show does not have a fixed topic, although it often deals with film, internet videos, current political events, celebrity gossip, black issues, personal anecdotes and humor.
The purpose of the show is to "talk bullshit," and it is defined by a stream of consciousness style. The podcast has numerous running gags and recurring elements including the show's mascot, Goatsey. An imaginary bipedal goat, Goatsey helps lead to the intro, in which the crew shouts the show name and plays "Get to the Choppa" by Austrian Death Machine. The latter part of the show includes "Fuck Yo Thoughts," the show's e-mail section, a reference to a quotation by Don "Reverend X" Vincent, one of the show's running gags.
Traditionally, this is the longest of the Spill podcasts, with no set length. It sometimes runs approximately three or even four hours. Because of these long running times, "Let's Do This" is often split into two segments, with Part 1 released on Wednesdays and Part 2 on Thursdays. The Spill Call-in Show: A recurring live podcast in which Korey takes calls from members of the community and answers their questions.
The show is always posted with a chatroom where listeners themselves can interact and comment on the live show as well. The recording of the audio portion of the show is sometimes posted later in the week as its own podcast so even those who missed the live show can listen to it. The show has no set release dates, and it typically runs an hour to an hour and a half, but its length varies significantly. Previous shows included a live-animated video feed that accompanied the audio, but the current show is audio only.
The show is broadcast live on the website, typically on Saturday afternoons.
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However, unlike their normal reviews, they go more in detail about the movie's or TV show's plot. The show would normally only take place during the airings of a television show such as Breaking Bad or The Walking Dead. Hosted by Korey and run by Cyrus with occasional guest appearances of the Co-hostthis podcast serves to discuss the entertainment news stories of the day. These stories are typically collected by Cyrus and pulled from the areas of movies, television and video games.
The Daily Spill runs Monday through Thursday. On specific days there are various deviations to the podcast's formula. At the end of the Tuesday podcast Cyrus gives an overview of the week's home releases.
On Wednesday the duo dedicates a segment to answering user questions. The Thursday edition of the podcast sees the addition of the "Trending Trailers" feature, in which recently released movie trailers are briefly discussed. The hosts struggled for the first few weeks to solidify a format and title, eventually landing on "Let's Play This". However, due to Co-host and fans complaints that it was too similar to "Let's Do This", a call was put out to the fans to come up with a new name.
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After a lengthy suggestion period, the name "The Loading Bar" was chosen, both for its reference to the aggravating loading times most gamers are familiar with, and for its alcoholic connotations "loaded" and "bar". The show often features community members as "fan experts" on video game titles, and it is the only other podcast on the site that has accompanying video reviews as well.
Unlike the film reviews, which are created in a cartoon style, the video game reviews are created in a pixel art style, similar to a bit console game.
In addition to audio reviews of the latest games, The Loading Bar also released a twice a month "Email and BS Show" in which they would answer questions from the fans.
Also, most weekdays The Loading Bar posted "Happy Hour" videos, which are video playthroughs of the first hour of a current or classic video game. On May 23,facing increasing pressure due to Spill and Hollywood. Jason and Jeff went on to found the video game review website Rage Selectthe spiritual successor to the Loading Bar, frequently inviting former members onto their podcast.
After Billy's departure from Lets Do This in Marchdue to fan backlash and other conflicts, Billy and Korey began their own show. Alan appears in the background providing more calm and subtle talk, in opposition to Korey and Billy's more rambunctious and joking nature. The show's style is similar to that of LDT, but runs on more fan driven discussion.
Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer
The show's topics come from the Spill. While originally the two had left the name of the podcast up to the fans, they soon got frustrated with the ethnocentric and race-driven title suggestions, after specifically asking the fans to refrain from racial or stereotypical titles. The show is uploaded every Thursday. On May 23, the podcast was canceled by Korey. A weekly podcast that reviews the latest in video home releases. Expanding upon Cyrus' written reviews and taking the place of the defunct Blu Tuesday podcast, "Remote Viewing" features site critic Cyrus, writer Brian Salisbury and "tech guru" Luke Mullen as they review and comment on recent DVD and Blu-ray releases, both from a critical and technical standpoint.
The show began in a monthly format, but due to fan enthusiasm and the numerous films covered in any given episode it was later expanded to be weekly. The show also features an ongoing contest in which the hosts will announce keywords during the podcast. When those keywords appear somewhere on the site typically in one of the comment sectionsfans can write in and win a copy of a recently reviewed film.
It is typically released on Tuesdays. On May 23, Remote Viewing was announced to be canceled on the official Facebook page. Salisbury and Cox later went on to make a spiritual successor podcast on their own site OneOfUs. It was the only podcast to regularly feature guest stars.
The guests were numerous and included people in various creative industries as well as other people from the website. The show was split into volumes and subdivided among them into stand-alone issues. The show, like Let's Do This! It was also the only podcast that seems to be subject to any level of editing. Each episode was concluded by a now ironic collective cry of "Long live the League!
It was typically released on Fridays. On April 5,Cyrus and Leon announced that LEOG would be coming to an end due to dwindling popularity and that discontinuing the podcast was not an executive decision by Hollywood.
The name is a pun on Blu-ray Discs and was selected after a fan contest to choose the title. Its running time was usually 30 to 45 minutes long. After weeks of falling ratings, fan complaints about content and length, and a conflict of interest with their weekly written Blu-ray and DVD reviews, Korey and Carlyle announced that Blu Tuesday had been cancelled.
Shootin' The Shit was a podcast in which all of the Spill crew talked about some random news. It has not been done in years, but was never officially cancelled. Spill Dot Con[ edit ] Spill Dot Con is the annual spill convention that began ina weekend long event that takes place over many venues with activities that range from live music acts in rapper Del the Funky Homosapien performedto live art shows.
The convention also features panels, both featuring guests and the Spill crew. While Spill Dot Con offers large number of events and panels, the convention is a lot more laid-back and "down to earth" than most conventions of this size. The convention noticeably grows larger every year, with being the largest gathering in the convention's history.
The laid-back nature means that Spill Dot Con is mainly a get-together and fan appreciation party for Spill. The members get a chance to hang out with the Spill Crew during special shows and parties and mingle with their fellow fans. Spill community members also submit crude fan films which feature in-jokes known to fans to "the first annual Spill.
The films are screened for the audience, typically at the Alamo Drafthouse in downtown Austin. The winning 'films' from the and festivals were both submitted by Spill member Stephan, with his entries "Goatsey Come Home" and "Spill Noir," while the and festivals were won by The Projectionist, with his entries "The Book of Korey" and "28 Reviews Later.
However, in the late afternoon of December 20,hollywood. About an hour after the site was taken down, Coleman sent out a tweet saying that he was going to find out what was going on. Unfortunately, due to the sudden shutdown, no final reunion podcast with Korey, Cyrus, Leon, Co-Host, and Carlyle was recorded. The final podcast to be released on the site an episode of "Let's Do This!!!!! After the shutdown[ edit ] Main article: The website launched in July and contains six shows: Robert Cargilland Tony Guerrero.
Under aliases, with the exception of Coleman, they reviewed movies as animated versions of themselves or in uncut audio reviews, maintaining their personas in weekly podcasts.
The website was owned by Hollywood. Stylistically, the site strived to maintain a "down-to-earth vibe. Their final review was for the Disney film Saving Mr. Founder Korey Coleman posted on his Facebook page that he cannot share details regarding the shutdown but that he has mostly made peace with "past events" and "everything is fine".
He also received funds via a successful Kickstarter to start a new website that will be a spiritual successor to Spill. History The Reel Deal was the precursor to Spill. The show featured a cast of rotating members discussing and reviewing movies, along with other topics. Spliced in between these discussions were skits that parodied popular movies and current topics.
MIVA owned the website, handling the marketing, design and logistics of the site, leaving Korey and the other members of Spill. While the creative team has grown and expanded over the years, Coleman was involved in the animation process. With the exception of Korey Coleman, they used aliases on the site due to legal issues.
Reviews usually included two or more of the critics, though some included Korey on his own. Co-Host previously rarely appeared in ensemble reviews, but in and began to take a more active role on the site as former reviewer "Carlyle" Ain't It Cool News writer Christopher Robert Cargill left the site to pursue his writing career. List of critics Spill Crew from left to right: Korey Coleman - voiced by himself The creator of the site and main host.
His character is known for his gregariousness, narcissism, often changing his opinions to better suit his co-host's either Cyrus or Co-host on Daily Spillwomanizing, quick temper, and edgy jokes. He strives to maintain humor in reviews and podcasts, and commonly ends reviews with jokes about other ways a film could play out.
After the site's shutdown, Coleman, accompanied by his good friend Martin Thomas formally known as Leonformed a new site entitled Doubletoasted. Cyrus - voiced by Chris Cox Seemingly the most nerdy and overly cynical of the group and often very eager to express his insecurities on air, his character is fond of pop culture, puns and internet ephemera, such as LOL Cats and memes. Although the most professional and reliable member of the Spill crew, he is an opinionated critic with an unbridled love for Joss Whedon, a tendency to drink, and is a parody of an atheist critical of organized religion though he has stated that his real-life counterpart is agnostic.
Leon - voiced by Martin Thomas The eldest and most level-headed critic of the group, his involvement became very limited since the later restructuring of Spill. His character shares Cyrus' love of comic books and pop culture. A short stint of spoiling movies resulted in him earning the supervillain moniker "The Spoiler. His age was often the subject of their recurring jokes. After the site's shutdown, he went on to be a prominent co-host on Coleman's next endeavor Doubletoasted.
He is the most passionate of the crew and often fairly criticized for not being able to objectively review the newest iterations of his favorite movie franchises i. He is known for his rambunctious and crass sense of humor. He is considered Latino as his components were manufactured in Mexico although his builder is Japanese. His presence on the site had increased sinceand he became as involved as the other three critics. Although he became as prominent as the other members of the main crew, it was a running joke that he was the only member of the crew to not receive a character card that would show his rating for a film in the video reviews.
Despite fan outcry, Co-Host has not reappeared on any further web enterprise after the site's shutdown. During the late October Halloween-related shows on Doubletoasted. A reconfigured animated toaster made from scrap parts of Co-Host Whether this will be a one-off appearance or a long term one has yet to be established.
Robert Cargill The most successful of the Spill crew since departing.
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Formerly appearing on film reviews and podcasts, he was known for his often passionate opinions and the tendency to "name-drop" celebrity friends, such as Ain't It Cool webmaster Harry Knowles earning him the superhero moniker 'The Name Dropper'. His involvement in the site, specifically the film reviews, began to decrease dramatically in late and throughout as he began to focus more on his writing career, specifically the horror film Sinister which he co-wrote with Scott Derrickson.
During this time, his sole involvement with the site was appearing weekly on the podcast A Couple of Cold Ones. He retired from that podcast and Spill. Carlyle's last review appearance to date was in the review for the film Just Go With It. He still appeared occasionally on the site as a special guest. Hereprised his role in the video review for his film Sinister.
As a result of his partnership with Derickson, and his love of the superhero genre, Cargill most recently co-wrote the high-profile Marvel Studios film Doctor Strange. Edie - The only female member of the crew. She only appeared in a select few film reviews, usually with just Korey or Korey and another member of the "Spill Crew".
Korey and other members would often jokingly make passes at her. She left the site officially in June Brian Salisbury - voiced by himself The Film School Rejects critic, who had previously co-hosted the Remote Viewing podcast, started to gain prominence in by appearing in several audio reviews as a brief replacement for Cyrus.
Salisbury did fill-in reviews from time to time and was known on the site for sharing Cyrus' love of witty puns. On May 23,Salisbury was laid off of Spill. Review system Each Spill crew member gives their own rating, so it is not uncommon for there to be more than one rating stated for a film.
At the end of each review, the critics give their ratings. A cumulative score is then posted on the site itself. The rating system is based on means of seeing the movie, from most to least expensive and engrossing, except the highest and lowest ratings. Each film is judged on its own merits, taking into account a multitude of factors including but not limited to its perceived audience, the time of year it is released, its marketing campaign, etc.
Ratings are conveyed in the videos reviews only by showing a picture of the reviewer and their rating written underneath and a sound similar to a cash register with a few exceptions, detailed below. To date, Co-Host does not have a rating card due to the current redesign the site and characters are undergoing. However, in recent reviews his rating is listed, but the newer reviews do not have pictures of the critic above the rating. Commonly assumed to be a standard 5-star system, the Spill.
They are as follows: The Spill Crew usually withholds this rating, only awarding it to a movie that they find flawless or exceptionally outstanding. The film is very enjoyable, above average quality.
The crew finds these films excellent, but not necessarily flawless. It is a "mid-level" rating, and the Spill reviewers often modify the review depending on the specific flaws or strengths of the film — e. The film has little redeeming value, regardless of its audience.
Unlike all ratings above it, "Some Ole Bullshit" recommends against watching the film at any price. Unlike "Some Ole Bullshit," it is actively enthusiastic against the film. A sound clip similar to the theme from Psycho then plays. The rating is also known as "Fuck This Movie!! Notably, Spill's review of Vampires Suck consists entirely of Korey saying, "Fuck you" and displaying the accompanying rating.
As of December 21,Little Fockers became the first film to receive a collective rating of "Fuck you! Inappropriate Comedy was deemed to be even worse than a Fuck You! Podcasts In addition to unedited movie review and discussion segments, the website also releases five weekly podcasts and one unscheduled podcast.
All podcasts are conducted fairly casually, and the hosts occasionally get drunk over the course of the show. A Couple of Cold Ones: It is Spill's oldest podcast, debuting in Januaryand it focuses mainly on film. Originally, it was hosted by Korey and Carlyle, though Leon was added as a third host in November In JuneCarlyle left the show, essentially the last remaining part of his involvement in the site as a whole, to pursue opportunities as a novelist and screenwriter, leaving Korey and Leon as the sole hosts.
Korey originally had planned for Leon to replace him, but later changed his mind. This proved fortuitous, as mere months later Carlyle decided to retire from the show. Segments include discussion on weekly box office rankings, "The Top Five," followed by free form discussion and a segment on e-mails and tweets submitted by members of the site.
It is usually recorded on Sunday nights and released on Mondays.