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FRAKKING FAVOURITE 20 FILMS OF 2017

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Adam & Jon’s Frakking Favourite Films of 2017

2017 saw us Frakkers hit a groove in our second year of recording the show. Our simple vision of sharing a hyperactive passion for films in an unedited freestyle chat expanded beyond our own insular desires.

Thanks to unforeseen listeners who liked our “enthusiasm” and reached out this year we had the honor of interviewing a treasure trove of talent. From impossible realities like cult master Larry Cohen to martial arts legends of our VHS obsessed childhoods like Don ‘The Dragon” Wilson and Cynthia Rothrock. Upcoming head kickers and stunt daredevils like Brahim Achabbakhe to ignore the odds creators who forge their own destiny like Jino Kang...

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A RECKONING FilmFrak Podcast Special: Starring Andrew David Barker

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Author, Screenwriter and Director Andrew David Barker

A RECKONING FilmFrak Podcast Special: Starring Andrew David Barker

FilmFrak moves into the future with our premiere Skype Video Podcast Interview.

This interview special we are joined from across the pond by the talented Author, Screenwriter and Director Andrew David Barker.

It was an absolute pleasure having a natter to the filmmaker of the lost 2011 work A RECKONING (Discussed on Episode 19 of the FilmFrak podcast). A gifted cinephile excited about craft, interpretation and all that film can achieve, we talk about realizing your artistic vision only to lose out on the industry commerce side…but this is no tale of woe, it’s about working hard for your dreams and following your inspiration to a life of creation.

A RECKONING announces...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#20: THREE BILLBOARDS AND A LADYBIRD

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FilmFrak Podcast 20: Three Billboards and a Ladybird

Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 20

It’s our final FilmFrak Podcast episode for 2017 and it’s an epic. Our biggest show ever with 19 titles to enthusiastically gush, puke or shrug at while tactfully and sometimes not so artfully navigating spoilers.

It’s been a stellar year for FilmFrak. Jon and I want to thank all our listeners. Every. Single. One. You make it all possible rewarding us with your support. No audience. No show. It’s that simple. Well maybe that’s not completely true. We do love the sound of our own voices.,,,anyway, thank you.

We’re excited for you to all join us again in late January when we return with our Frakking Favourites of 2...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast #19: THOR BRAWL IN RAGNAROK

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Welcome to FilmFrak Podcast 19.

October arrived with an abundance of must-see titles but many were limited release only and didn’t make it to our eyeballs yet. Priorities skewed as the frakkers followed the siren call of Horrortober with Jon consuming 27 horror movies and Adam managing 22. (You can check out our Halloween Horror recommendations here) Thankfully  it was a month of quality over quantity and what we did catch offers much to discuss.

This episode FilmFrak’s Jon and Adam talk:

  • THOR: RAGNAROK
  • BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99
  • JAWBONE
  • AFTERMATH
  • SUBURBICON
  • 1922

We also include a compendium review for the 2011 Underground existential last man on Earth indie A RECKONING to accompany our upcoming interview with ...

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THE MARTIAL ARTS KID FILMFRAK PODCAST SPECIAL: Starring Cynthia Rothrock

FilmFrak interviews Cynthia Rothrock
FilmFrak interviews Cynthia Rothrock

FilmFrak interviews Cynthia Rothrock

THE MARTIAL ARTS KID FILMFRAK PODCAST SPECIAL: Starring Cynthia Rothrock

The beautiful, wise and deadly Cynthia Rothrock honors us in conversation as our special guest in another FilmFrak exclusive.

Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s in the days of VHS and Cinemax there was only one kickass female martial arts heroine in the same league as the likes of Van Damme or Seagal and that was the mighty Cynthia Rothrock.

The Five-time undefeated World Karate Champion with a black belt in multiple disciplines began her screen career starring in the Hong Kong actioner YES, MADAME opposite Michelle Yeoh in 1985...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#18: It’s the Mother of all Blade Runners

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 18. This episode Jon and Adam talk:

  • BLADE RUNNER 2049
  • AMERICAN MADE
  • IT
  • GERALD’S GAME
  • MOTHER!
  • JEEPERS CREEPERS 3
  • KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRLE
  • GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS
  • THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD

Same as last month we also include some compendium reviews, this time it’s PAYING MR McGETTY (2017) MARTIAL ARTS KID (2015) to go with our exclusive interviews with martial stars Don ‘The Dragon” Wilson and Cynthia Rothrock along with film scorer Etcetera.

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

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THE KING COHEN FILMFRAK PODCAST SPECIAL: Starring Larry Cohen & Steve Mitchell

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KING COHEN FILMFRAK PODCAST SPECIAL: Starring Larry Cohen & Steve Mitchell

Dreams like this singular moment are why we got into the podcast game and launched FilmFrak in the first place. Today we are humbled to present our conversation with the filmmaking legend Larry Cohen. In a maverick career that spans decades his writing and Directing credits include cult classics like THE STUFF, IT’S ALIVE, Q: THE WINGED SERPENT, MANIAC COP and many more. Providing ample material for a documentary we also speak to Steve Mitchell Director of current festival circuit darling KING COHEN.

We hope you enjoy listening as we chat with Mr Larry Cohen about his filmmaking career and Steve Mitchell abo...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#17: GOOD TIMES WITH LUCKY LOGAN

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 17

Tune in for big news this month!

You may have heard the rumblings on TMZ and read rumors at The Hollywood Reporter about the future of the show. Well this episode the FilmFrak boys put the gossip to rest by confirming on air that we are now in the business of offering exclusive interviews along with all the other usual antics. Want to know who we have lined up for the coming weeks/months? Well you will just have to listen to the show to find out…or you can just expect us to blurt it all out social media sometime real soon.

It’s only been 3 weeks since we last chatted but that doesn’t mean we didn’t get some quality viewing in among all the other excitement...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#16: WAR FOR THE APES OF DUNKIRK

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 16

In an attempt to thrust the audience into a totally immersive sensory experience of a singular moment in history your two intrepid cinema podcasters stumbled into the studio early Saturday morning…too early Saturday morning to record what will be remembered as the episode where Jon and Adam agree on relatively everything. While there is a lack of spitfires shot in 70mm while strafing, no apes on horseback and the total absence of a civilian navy heading to the rescue all those things and  more are discussed.

We open the show with the snowbound murder/mystery WIND RIVER then we gallop towards THE DARK TOWER. Next we go into the military zone for DUNKIRK, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES and VALERIAN...

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FilmFrak: The Podcast#15: THE BABY DRIVER COMES AT NIGHT

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Welcome to Film Frak: The Podcast 15

This month Jon & Adam return to the microphone with the enthusiasm of Adrian Cronauer. June satisfied on tyre burning cinematic expectations and managed some surprise jewels too so obviously the Frakers were eager to tell you all about their adventures in moving pictures.

The episode begins with Edgar Wright’s latest BABY DRIVER then it’s onto Sofia Coppola’s BEGUILED. Followed by IT COMES AT NIGHT, ALL EYEZ ON ME, 47 METERS DOWN, BRIMSTONE, RAW, THEIR FINEST, WILSON, THE MUMMY and CHiPs.

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

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