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FILM FRAK PODCAST 37: 2020 Catch-Up Part 4

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Welcome to episode 37 of the Film Frak Podcast 

Are you frakkers ready for another round of Film Frak Video Podcasting?

We haven’t done a show “real” since early June so it’s time to catch up on some 2020 releases we’ve been screening.

This episode we open with a chat about the Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti romantic time loop comedy PALM SPRINGS. We follow that with 2 Netflix originals. The immortal super-heroes flick starring Charlize Theron, THE OLD GUARD and Spike Lee’s latest DA 5 BLOODS...

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Film Frak Comfort Food Podcast: Episode 3 – The Terminator vs Terminator 2: Judgement Day

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There’s a storm coming Frakkers,

Film Frak Adam and Jon continue their Comfort Food Flicks series with something a little different.

In Episode 3 we throw down about a subject that has torn them apart since we met. We are going to try and answer one of the most argued questions in the history of cinema, which is the superior film THE TERMINATOR (1984) or TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY

Listen, and understand! Film Frak is out there! We can’t be bargained with. We can’t be reasoned with. We don’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And we absolutely will not stop… ever, until we have an answer!

Every cinema lover ha...

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The Rise of the Synths (2020)

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Screening as part of the 2020 Perth Revelation Film Festival’s COUCHED online line-up from July 9th-19th. To purchase tickets, see schedules and additional information visit the official page HERE 

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THE RISE OF THE SYNTHS (2020)

A review by Adam Lovett

Writer/Director: Ivan Castell
Starring: John Carpenter, Carpenter Brut, Power Glove, Gunship, Miami 1984, Stallone 80, Gost

Nostalgia. In 2020 it’s a term that tends to be assigned as criticism. A shorthand for derivative, vapid art aimed at an audiences arrested development. Living in the past and achieving entertainment value only for those cursed by it. So, before I even begin this review let me just confess that around the neon soaked virtual halls of Film Frak the word “nostalgia” is not a negative in and of itself...

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FILM FRAK Comfort Food Podcast: Episode 1

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Welcome too a new format with FILM FRAK Comfort Food Podcast: Episode 1.

We listened to your feedback and now it’s time to take your good advice.

We’re excited to announce our first ever retro podcast. What better place to launch during these “unprecedented” times of global turmoil and isolation than with a list of our Comfort Food Flicks.

Different from Favourites these are like the Chicken Soup of cinema to us. The films Jon and Adam turn to in challenging times to escape into the magical world of moving pictures. Movies we know inside out that have become part of our DNA. They are more like old friends at this point there to make us smile and remind us why we are addicted to the medium.

This pil...

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FILM FRAK PODCAST 36: 2020 Catch-Up Part 3

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Welcome to episode 36 of the Film Frak Podcast

 We are continuing in the new format and having an absolute blast.

2020 has offered us enough back log that it’s taken 3 full episodes over 2 hours each to catch up. Despite the obvious shortage of fresh titles we are still cherry picking the titles we “want” to talk about.

This week we dig into:

 THE VAST OF NIGHT (click here to watch trailer)

PROXIMA  (click here to watch trailer)

TRIP TO GREECE  (click here to watch trailer)

DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS  (click here to watch trailer)

BLOOD MACHINES  (click here to watch trailer)

THE LODGE  (click here to watch trailer)

THE PLATFORM aka EL HOYO  (click here to watch trailer)

CALM WITH HORSES  aka THE SHADOWS OF VIOLENCE (click her...

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FILM FRAK PODCAST #35: 2020 Films Catch-Up – Part 2

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Welcome to Episode 35 of the Film Frak Podcast

We’re back with our second episode in moving pictures. Man is this more fun than audio only. Loving the audience interaction.

We always wanted a TV show to chat movies. This is like we have a real Cinema Review show now, just with more swearing than networks allowed growing up.

Continuing to try and fill in the blanks from January to June this time round we chat:

VFW (click here to watch trailer)

AFTER MIDNIGHT (click here to watch trailer)

THE WAVE (click here to watch trailer)

BIG TIME ADOLESCENCE (click here to watch trailer)

BUFFALOED (click here to watch trailer)

GUNS AKIMBO (click here to watch trailer)

TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG (click here to watch trailer)

ONWARD (click h...

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FILM FRAK PODCAST #34: 2020 Films Catch-Up

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Welcome to Episode 34 of the Film Frak podcast.

That’s right! It happened!
Film Frak has entered a brave new virtual age. The dawning of sight and sound broadcasting on a global scale with Jon in New Hampshire and Adam in Perth.

For this premiere video episode we pack in all the cinephilic (cinephalic?) banter you’ve come to expect but with an added obstacle beyond the obvious camera thing. For A/V reasons Adam & Jon must try not talk over each other in the Zoom studio. No small ask.

So what are our smiling frakking hosts talking about on camera today anyway? Looking back at a few 2020 titles we have escaped into during these “unprecedented times”

NOT FOR RESALE (Click here to view trailer)
CAPONE (Click here to view trailer)
EXTRACTION ...

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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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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: 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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