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FilmFrak: The Podcast#12: ABANDON HOPE

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We’re back for our second show of 2017 and it’s one that will go down in history. This episode we go off script to singlehandedly solve all of Hollywood and society’s problem regarding diversity and quality representation.

If the sheer genius of our wisdom beholden upon humanity isn’t enough to make you listen we also discuss a slew of new releases starting with the creature feature LIFE. Then it’s onto the horror of GET OUT, THE VOID, THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, DEVIL’S CANDY and THE LOVE WITCH. Finally we cover 20TH CENTURY WOMEN, LOGAN, KONG: SKULL ISLAND and I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE. There is even talk of the retro EVILD DEAD 2/ARMY OF DARKNESS screening hosted by Jon himself.

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

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LOGAN (2017)

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Director: James Mangold
Written By: Scott Frank, Michael Green & James Mangold
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E Grant, Eriq La Salle

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“Nature made me a freak. Man made me a weapon. And God made it last too long.”

LOGAN is the nihilistic tale of a mythic warrior’s savage redemption. Told with restraint to allow for understated character moments, a low-fi approach also means minimal CG and more practical FX. Spectacle is controlled for broader impact than just surface level thrills. This thing carries legitimate emotional and thematic weight, LOGAN has gravitas. Things matter.

The thematic component of this film is appropriately modulated. Lean enough to prime the audience without condescending...

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