FILMFRAK Interview Special: IN SATURN’S RINGS Starring Director Stephen van Vuuren

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FILMFRAK Interview Special: IN SATURN’S RINGS Starring Director Stephen van Vuuren

FilmFrak’s Adam & Jon both share not only an obsession with cinema but also a passion for science and astronomy. The chance to view the technological wonder that is this new documentary IN SATURN’S RINGS and interview its Director Stephen Van Vuuren was a highlight of the job.

As you will see from the answers below Stephen is an educated and thoughtful filmmaker, musician and photographer who has, to quote the official website: “directed, produced and/or shot over twenty feature and short narrative, documentary, experimental and animation films that have screened at numerous festivals and in cyberspace”

We hope you glean as much from this interview as we did doing it and that you all make sure to ...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#24: AVENGERING ANIMALS

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 24

Episode 24 of the FilmFrak Podcast comes with a big, flashing neon SPOILER WARNING tag.

We read your comments. We saw the text messages. We received your emails. Today we finally answer the question that’s been on the lips of millions of film lovers the last week…Did Adam and Jon like Avengers?

So it is that this mighty month of May Film Frak Adam & Jon assembled to discuss all things Infinity War. It gets loud, it gets excited and yes it was impossible to discuss this epic without swimming in a pool of spoilers.

Fear not though, for those who have not yet witnessed the cosmic Thanos dance, just skip to the 1 hour and 8-minutes mark to avoid us ruining some of the films...

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FilmFrak Jon’s Marvel Rankings

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FilmFrak Jon’s Marvel Rankings

By: Jon Caron

Ever since I can remember, the numerous characters of the Marvel universe have been a giant part of my life. I’ve gone on countless adventures with these fictional beings that have shaped the way I view the real world and what could be possible in the infinite cosmos that we take for granted as we casually drift through it with our eyes forward, instead of up into the vast wonderment of it all. These heroes and villains, which make up this fantastical universe have gone through many iterations, changing throughout the years, dying, being reborn, finding love and losing it.

Part of what makes Marvel so wonderful, is their understanding of what makes a character great...

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The Neverending Story FilmFrak Podcast Special: Starring Tami Stronach

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The Neverending Story FilmFrak Podcast Special: Starring Tami Stronach

Life is filled with pleasant surprises and one of the rarest and also most spirit lifting is when childhood icons grow into real life adult’s worthy of their fictional counterparts. Tami Stronach, best known as the Childhood Empress in the 1984 fantasy classic THE NEVER ENDING STORY was one such treasure.

Grounded and charming Tami is an absolute jewel as she happily gushes right along with Adam & Jon about all things Fantasia. The magic of childhood, the gift of imagination and following your heart. We reminisce, we explore life from the 80’s to the present and beyond.

So give it a listen and feel no shame with guilt free nostalgi...

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FilmFrak Interview Special: The Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage interview starring Shahin Sean Solimon

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FilmFrak Interview Special: The Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage interview starring Shahin Sean Solimon

Shahin_Sean_Solimon_Actor_Director_SinbadThank you for taking the time for this email interview. As my knowledge is limited, I would like to start at the beginning with a snapshot of your childhood and formative years? Can you share a little of what shaped you as an individual? -FilmFrak Adam-  

Shahin Sean Solimon: You are very welcome, thanks for having me. I was raised in FL with a great adoptive Amercian family. My adoptive father, George, taught me a lot about film and the arts. One summer he took me to see Star Wars on it’s second run in theaters and I was hooked. I had to make films if it was the last thing I did...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#23: A Quiet Place for Dogs

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 23

After a slow start to 2018 the quality cinema is starting to flow. Getting serious. Dedicated to being as current as possible for you, our dear listeners this is why a sleep deprived Jon and Adam attended a double bill the morning before the show just so we could give you the low down on what’s in cinemas this week…well that and we really love films.

So what did we see you may ask? Well this episode FilmFrak’s Adam & Jon chat:

  • ISLE OF DOGS
  • A QUIET PLACE
  • DEATH OF STALIN
  • READY PLAYER ONE
  • PACIFIC RIM 2
  • THE LAST MOVIE STAR
  • GOLDSTONE
  • BORG VS MCENROE

Until next month, as always we encourage all feedback and thank you for listening.

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The Martial Arts Kid FilmFrak Podcast Special: Starring T.J. Storm

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The Martial Arts Kid FilmFrak Podcast Special: Starring T.J. Storm

T.J. Storm may not be a household name but you’ve most definitely appreciated the man’s work without knowing it. He’s an actor, martial artist, stuntman and dancer. He also does motion capture and voice work for films and video games.

Among his acting credits are Maginty in Punisher: War Zone. He’s worked with Udo Kier & Bridgette Nielsen in Doomsday and made an appearance in A Month of Sunday’s from 2001 starring Rod Steiger, Sally Kirkland, Michael Pare, Dee Wallace and Jamie Farr.

As a motion capture artist he’s suited up for the likes of Avatar, Deadpool, Captain America: Civil War, JJ’s Star T...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#22: Phantom Annihilation

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 22

We do our best to catch you all up on our cinema adventures as we return for our first regular show of 2018. It’s time to chat about what we have seen in the last 3 months and take a snapshot of the year to date.

So far there have been 2 films that could potential be in the running to make our year end list. A few massive disappointments that fail to meet there potential and some serviceable entertainment. Which is which. You will have to listen to find out…or look at the list below and deduce the answers.

This episode FilmFrak’s Adam & Jon chat:

  • Red Sparrow
  • Black Panther
  • Annihilation
  • Phantom Thread
  • Paddington 2
  • Ple...
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FILMFRAK EXCLUSIVE: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA INTERVIEW WITH ALEXANDER NEVSKY

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FILMFRAK EXCLUSIVE: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Interview with Alexander Nevsky

It’s easy to compare the career trajectory of Russian superstar bodybuilder come Actor, Producer, Writer Alexander Nevsky as following in the footsteps of the Austrian Oak himself Arnold Schwarzenegger.

A household name in his native Russia with all his films since his breakout role in MOSCOW HEAT screening theatrically. The Former Mr. Universe has also authored 9 books on fitness and written hundreds of articles on the subject. Studying English at UCLA along with acting at the famed Lee Strasberg Theater Institute Nevsky has just wrapped work on his 11th feature film MAXIMUM IMPACT.

FilmFrak was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to c...

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FILMFRAK EXCLUSIVE: THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF ANSE AND BHULE IN NO-MAN’S LAND INTERVIEW WITH BARRY HUNT

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FilmFrak Exclusive: THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF ANSE AND BHULE IN NO-MAN’S LAND Interview with Barry Hunt

In 2018 FilmFrak is proud to continue to play a part in introducing the world to new and emerging filmmaking talents that operate in the “no man’s land” outside of the established system.

For our premiere interview of the year it’s a pleasure to present our readers to Barry Hunt. Making his cinematic Directorial debut with the post-apocalyptic underground feature film THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF ANSE AND BHULE IN NO-MAN’S LAND Hunt is a stylistic creator that has delivered a contemplative and personal work that remains true to its intentions and avoids feeling familiar in the genre.

 Below we discuss the process of getting t...

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