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Countdown review: Watered down Final Destination for millennials

elizabeth lail, countdown
You see this face a lot throughout Countdown

“Final Destination... but make it woke”.

This is most likely the main mission statement that came from director Justin Dec’s initial brainstorming session with the team behind new horror Countdown.

The premise is similar, when your time’s up, it’s up - only this time teens and 20-somethings aren’t scared of getting on a plane or crossing a road, their fear is fuelled by a mysterious app called