Taking It Down 127: Belfast and Five Days At Memorial

Taking It Down is the Alabama Take's pop culture discussion podcast. Be sure to use the timestamps for the segments.

Taking It Down returns this week and as always starts by awarding the Done Up Real Good Listener of the Week as a thank you to a listener for their input (2:48). Then it’s some short discussion on how much time we’ll give to the upcoming HBO show House of the Dragon (3:52), Amazon Prime’s The Rings of Power (6:57), and Disney+’s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (8:17). Next, Adam talks about watching South Park celebrate a long run (10:57) before shifting gears to discuss some of the movie Belfast as it recently became available on HBO Max (13:51). He gives his spoiler-free thoughts on Belfast to explain why it works so well as a movie. Finally the two hosts discuss the urgent, frightening, and well-paced drama on Apple TV+ Five Days at Memorial, which is based on the true events in a hospital in New Orleans just after Hurricane Katrina (20:03). But it’s more than just trauma porn, right?

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