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A satirical and side-splitting look at the hilariously misguided pursuit of fame.
5/5

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Steve W. Thompson’s short mockumentary is a riotous journey into the absurd world of fame-hungry pop duo Alex and Frankie, brilliantly portrayed and written by Frankie LaPace and Alexandra Nader. As the duo prepares for a supposedly sold-out arena, the film unravels the flamboyant, ego-centric, and entitled antics behind the scenes, delivering a satirical take on the often ludicrous pursuit of celebrity.

Thompson’s clever direction captures the essence of parody with hilarious “behind-the-scenes” footage, offering a comedic commentary on the fame game. LaPace and Nader’s performances are a standout, bringing to life characters that are both outrageous and endearing, making the audience root for their misguided ambitions.

The film’s success lies in its sharp wit and campy humor, creating a comedy that not only entertains but also satirizes the entertainment industry’s excesses. Despite facing a significant setback, the duo’s unwavering positivity becomes an additional layer of humor, highlighting the absurdity of their situation.

Thompson’s mockumentary is a delightful ball of laughs from start to finish, leaving audiences wanting more of Alex and Frankie’s outrageous antics, making it a strong contender for expansion into a wider series. A brilliantly executed parody, this comedy showcases the absurdity of the fame game with charm and infectious humor.

Brief Synopsis

Alex and Frankie, two aspiring singer/songwriters, prepare for what they think is a sold-out performance at the Barclay’s Center. As a camera crew follows their every move leading up to the big show, they soon realize the venue isn’t exactly what they were hoping for.
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Credits

Director(s): Steve W. Thompson
Writer(s): Alexandra Nader, Frankie LaPace
Cast: Alexandra Nader, Frankie LaPace
Producer(s): Alexandra Nader, Frankie LaPace, Steve W. Thompson
Director of Photography: Ian Kosmaczewski
Animation: White Rhino Digital

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Runtime: 6 min

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People of the Pop

A satirical and side-splitting look at the hilariously misguided pursuit of fame.
5/5

Review

Steve W. Thompson’s short mockumentary is a riotous journey into the absurd world of fame-hungry pop duo Alex and Frankie, brilliantly portrayed and written by Frankie LaPace and Alexandra Nader. As the duo prepares for a supposedly sold-out arena, the film unravels the flamboyant, ego-centric, and entitled antics behind the scenes, delivering a satirical take on the often ludicrous pursuit of celebrity.

Thompson’s clever direction captures the essence of parody with hilarious “behind-the-scenes” footage, offering a comedic commentary on the fame game. LaPace and Nader’s performances are a standout, bringing to life characters that are both outrageous and endearing, making the audience root for their misguided ambitions.

The film’s success lies in its sharp wit and campy humor, creating a comedy that not only entertains but also satirizes the entertainment industry’s excesses. Despite facing a significant setback, the duo’s unwavering positivity becomes an additional layer of humor, highlighting the absurdity of their situation.

Thompson’s mockumentary is a delightful ball of laughs from start to finish, leaving audiences wanting more of Alex and Frankie’s outrageous antics, making it a strong contender for expansion into a wider series. A brilliantly executed parody, this comedy showcases the absurdity of the fame game with charm and infectious humor.

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Brief Synopsis

Alex and Frankie, two aspiring singer/songwriters, prepare for what they think is a sold-out performance at the Barclay’s Center. As a camera crew follows their every move leading up to the big show, they soon realize the venue isn’t exactly what they were hoping for.
People of the Pop Short Comedy Film

Credits

Director(s): Steve W. Thompson
Writer(s): Alexandra Nader, Frankie LaPace
Cast: Alexandra Nader, Frankie LaPace
Producer(s): Alexandra Nader, Frankie LaPace, Steve W. Thompson
Director of Photography: Ian Kosmaczewski
Animation: White Rhino Digital

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Genre: ,
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Language:
Year:
Runtime: 6 min
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