Pressure Cooker

Publisher:
CBC

Pressure Cooker

4.8/5

Critic Rating

John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are scraping by on welfare and methadone in a basement suite with John’s grandma, when they find themselves embroiled in a terrorist plot. A mysterious figure named Abe comes into their lives and introduces the couple to a shadowy world of global extremism. With Abe as their mentor and benefactor, John and Amanda hatch a plan to bomb a national holiday celebration using homemade pressure cooker devices. They have no idea that federal police are tracking their every move. Through nearly a hundred hours of surveillance footage and wiretaps, Pressure Cooker puts you in th...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Life Hacker Sep 16, 2022

"...wild enough...You’ll be a fly on the wall listening to unbelievable conversations between two dimwits trying to carry out their deadly plan, and the police who seem to be coercing them into doing it. "

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Score: 4.5

Shawn Conner • Vancouver Sun Aug 30, 2022

"Pressure Cooker podcast reveals dramatic irony of RCMP investigation, terrorism trial of Surrey couple..."

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