Category archives: Entertainment

Top Ten Greatest Singers

Music is a funny thing, it can invoke so many emotions and bring back memories in an instant.  Music research at Harvard has even been linked to helping patients recover from cardiac procedures.  But there are certain singers out there who have made such an impression on their global audience that they will forever be immortalized in musical history.

Top Ten Recipes From Top Chef

Are you an avid fan of the hit series Top Chef (now fast approaching double figures in terms of series)?  Have you always agreed with what Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, and Padma Lakshmi had had to say about the contestants and their recipes? Well don’t worry about what they have to say, as we have sifted through the episodes and got what we think are the Top Ten Recipes from the show.

Top Ten Movies to Watch With Home Theater

So you have gone out against your better half’s advice and bought the biggest, baddest, home theater system in the market?  With enough surround sound to fully immerse you in the movie and have you reaching for the popcorn immediately?  Or in most cases piss the neighbours off so much that they stop talking to you and ignore your morning greetings. But what are the close action classic’s or ground breaking movies out […]

Top Ten US Masterchef Recipes

Not All About the F-Bomb Did you enjoy the 2010 series of MasterChef (we rated this the best cooking show format back in August 2009)with Gordon Ramsey ramming abuse down the television set like sausage meat into the submucosa (commonly known as the sausage casing)?  Well it was not all swearing and under cooked fish, oh no, there were actually some pretty good dishes cooked during the first season. Unleash the Inner […]

Top Ten Celebrity Douchebags

The definition of a Douchebag is as follows: Douche.bag: or simply douche, is considered to be a pejorative term. The slang usage of the term originated in the 1960s. The term usually refers to a person, usually male, with a variety of negative qualities, specifically arrogance and engaging in obnoxious and/or irritating actions, most often without malicious intent.  – Source: Wikipedia

Top Ten Movies That Should Be In 3D

With all the 3D movies coming out these days it does make us think about some of the great movies that could have been done (and maybe still can be done) in 3D.   Whilst this list might be slightly bias to our own tastes it could be the start of something big….maybe the movie producers will listen to The Quick Ten and start re-producing some of the below movies.  Or maybe […]

Top Ten Worst Movie Trailers Ever Made

From unrealistic volcanoes to human tornadoes, gingerbread mutants to ginger mullets, behold the most pathetic previews of all time. Forget the voiceover man’s subterranean growl, these terrible trailers are NOT coming to a cinema near you…

Top Ten Movie Sex Scenes

They have been the steamiest moments on the silver screen since movies first began way back in 1878 with “The Horse In Motion”.  Some have caused so much controversy that the scenes were wither cut or the movie not played in some countries.  But what movies have had the most memorable sex scenes?

Top Ten Successful Actors That Can't Act!

It happens to us all, we sit there watching a movie and wonder to ourselves, “how can that actor possibly be successful when they are so shit?”. Well this Top Ten list looks at those very actors who constantly grace the silver screen with their below average acting. Are The Quick Ten a little jealous? Yes and we must admit we have to give credit where credit is due because […]

Top Ten Tracks From The Hospital Records Podcast 2009

It’s not often you find a podcast that is truly brilliant and has you coming back for more every single time.  But Tony Colman and the crew at Hospital Records continue to deliver the goods week in week out within the realms of drum n bass. We enjoy the Hospital Records podcast so much here at The Quick Ten we thought we would honor it by breaking down the Top Ten tracks that have been played during the Podcasts […]

Top Ten Movie Twists

I’m sure we all have those annoying friends that either smugly say “they knew the twist five minutes into the movie” or tell you the twist just before you go to see the movie.  However if you have managed to make it through the trials and tribulations of movie twists then I’m sure you can appreciate this top ten list. The below are truly unique and brilliant twists in a world that […]

Top Ten Comedy TV Series of 2009

2009 has been a great year for comedy with some really unique series coming to the forefront. Some classics have managed to stay in the top ten purely based on their brilliance and down right willingness to abuse anyone and everyone. You can rest assure that the recommendations below caused a bit of a stir in the office and it took us a while to come up with the final […]

Top Ten Blockbuster Movies of 2009

Welcome to the very first post for this special little category of “The Quick Ten Recommends”. We aim to bring you the best of the best or worst of the worst depending on the type of recommendation. So to kick things off we thought we would start with the  Top Blockbuster Movies of 2009 as voted and recommended by the team at The Quick Ten. The recommendations were based on […]

Top Ten War Movies

Let’s face it there have been some shocking War movies in the past 10 years with the worst for me being Wind Talkers.  With the exception of Saving Private Ryan it seems that the best war movies made were before the laziness of CGI really took hold of the industry.  So what war movies made our top ten list?  Number 1 might be a little controversial but for me it ticks […]

Top Ten Movie Sequels

So often the great work done by the first movie is completely ruined by the inadequacies of the second.  Poor scripts, one dimensional characters, and loads of explosions to try and make up for the lake of story lines.  But who has got it right?  What are the best movie sequels ever made?

 
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