Film Junk is a movie blog and podcast based in Toronto, Canada. Since 2005 we’ve been providing a daily dose of film news, reviews, and commentary, all presented with an honest, fun-loving and sarcastic edge. Covering the art house to the mainstream and everything in between, the site continues to grow in leaps and bounds, so be sure to add us to your daily travels around the web!
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Sean is a Computer Science graduate and a part-time writer who is perpetually plugged in to pop culture. Video game programmer by day, he enjoys pondering and writing about movies and media in his spare time. Sean is the webmaster and editor of Film Junk, and he also co-hosts the Game Junk Podcast and occasionally contributes to The Documentary Blog.
Jay is a film school graduate who has been making his own movies ever since he was a kid. His first feature length film, a documentary called Beauty Day, is now available on DVD. He also directed a short horror film called Colore Non Vedenti, and is currently in production on his next documentary How to Build a Time Machine. Jay writes for Film Junk, co-hosts the podcast, and produces and edits all of our video content. He also runs The Documentary Blog.
Frank is a computer science grad and former movie theatre employee who regularly co-hosts the Film Junk podcast and as well as the Game Junk podcast and Ball Junk podcast. He first appeared on Film Junk Episode #223 and became a regular after Episode #296. He also wrote a Previously on LOST column during the show’s final season.
Greg is a broadcasting graduate who made a name for himself as “The Gasman” on 97.7 HTZ FM. His love of film brings him to the Toronto International Film Festival every year, but his hatred for Toronto’s sports teams causes him grief every time he sets foot in T Dot. Greg hosts the Ball Junk Podcast and was a fairly regular co-host of the Film Junk Podcast from Episode #96 through to #411.
Reed Farrington aka Darth Nameless is a mysterious personality within the Film Junk Universe. He is an obsessive collector, particularly of all things Star Trek, and is a huge science-fiction fan. In addition to starring in the hit Film Junk short films The Running Tunnel and Colore Non Vedenti, Reed now also co-hosts an infrequent non-movie-related podcast with Jay called Cantankerous. He also previously wrote a Star Trek column called Treknobabble. Check out a video tour of his house!
Shannon is a rabid cinema fan, and has been reviewing movies for over two years. Her work has appeared in print in The Kansas City Star and KC Magazine, and on multiple online outlets. She also runs a pop culture site called Frothygirlz.com, and participates in a weekly podcast called Almost Locals Only. She loves horror films, South Korean cinema, and art house fare, but she ends up covering most of the mainstream stuff. She is a mom of two, and an instrument wielding Dental Hygienist, so if you don’t play nice in the comments section she’ll come after you with her sickle scaler! She is a member of the Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the Online Film Critics Society, and has covered SXSW and Fantastic Fest film festivals.
Other Contributors (Past and Present)
- Charlotte Cook
- Joe DiCanio
- Curt Dwyer
- Daniel Feit
- Colin George
- Dax Gordine
- Andrew Hoculik
- Josh Ligairi
- Kasper F. Nielsen
- Aaron O’Banion
- Matt Paprocki
- Corey Pierce
- Mike Reilly
- Adam Volk
- Aaron Weiss
For additional information on the history of the website and podcast including various running jokes, check out the Official Film Junk Glossary!