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The Watchlist: Wonka

Who's the best Wonka? Laura and Russ take on this sweet challenge
Thu 14 Dec 2023


Bible reference(s): Matthew, Mark, Luke, John


The extraordinary character from Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory returns to the big screen with Timothy Chalamet (Willy Wonka) at the forefront. How does he compare to Johnny Depp and Gene Wilder?

And what about Hugh Grant as... an Oompa Loompa? Does that even work?

Dive in with Laura and Russ as they look at WONKA through the lens of Faith.

Russ & Laura answer the big questions about this film of the world's most well known chocolatier.

  • Is this one good for families?
  • Does the film have any agendas?
  • Most importantly, Russ and Laura answer the questions of which of these films was their favourite.

We've got a lot of ground to cover!

So many shows, so little time. At least it feels like it. Between all the different streaming platforms and the blockbuster movies coming to cinema trying to get audiences back in a post-COVID world, we are spoilt for choice on screen – and yet, still “have nothing to watch”.

Deciphering all the voices in entertainment and how to think about the themes raised in movies, TV, and streaming is tough: enter our new podcast The Watchlist.

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