Tonkawa Film Festival Shorts

Review by Andrew Sweatman, Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage The Tonkawa Film Festival featured an impressive and diverse block of shorts this year, with subjects ranging from corporate espionage and child bank robberies, to eldercare and domestic abuse. Many films brought intense emotion to the forefront while shining a light on social issues, and some managed … Continue reading Tonkawa Film Festival Shorts

Jay & Silent Bob Reboot- Now Streaming

https://youtu.be/xHvaWulHk5E Jay & Silent Bob Reboot (Rated R) Review by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions It’s been 26 years since writer/director Kevin Smith burst on to the indie film scene with his debut film, Clerks. In Jay & Silent Bob Reboot, he returns to the Askewniverse - the film continuity he built … Continue reading Jay & Silent Bob Reboot- Now Streaming

The Plot (And the Accent) Thickens – Schemers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfSRNXs2h1A Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog I don’t consider myself the most resourceful of people, but every once in a while, when push comes to shove, I can buckle down and pull out a small miracle or two, be it in my personal or professional life. When I … Continue reading The Plot (And the Accent) Thickens – Schemers

Daddy Issues: An Impressive Comedy Debut

Review by Andrew Sweatman, Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage Comedy is hard. That’s a major theme of the new film Daddy Issues, and it’s also an undeniable truth of the entertainment business. Actors and filmmakers have been learning that lesson since the invention of the moving picture, and stage actors knew it before that. When a … Continue reading Daddy Issues: An Impressive Comedy Debut

Doctor Sleep (Director’s Cut)

https://youtu.be/M5PsRMHCXbE Review by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions Writer/Director Mike Flanagan revisits the Overlook Hotel with his adaptation of Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep stars Ewan McGregor as one of horror’s most iconic characters, Danny Torrence. The story follows Danny as he grows from a child recovering from the … Continue reading Doctor Sleep (Director’s Cut)

The 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival

By Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On Friday, February 21, at the Cinema Village theater on 12th street in Manhattan, the Winter Film Awards kicked off its screening series. The festival boasts a wide array of films: shorts, features, documentaries, and fictional/narratives from all over the world. The opening night's program included … Continue reading The 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival

What Did Jack Do?-Now on Netflix

Review by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions Writer/Director/Producer David Lynch is a singular artist who has been making films since the 60s. His first feature, Eraserhead was released in 1977, and he’s still going strong. To even attempt to describe Lynch’s style, words like strange, weird, avant garde, and unconventional come to … Continue reading What Did Jack Do?-Now on Netflix

Tonkawa, OK to Host First Annual Film Festival

This press release comes to us from festival founder and friend of the show, James Oxford. Filmmakers from across the U.S. including Los Angeles, New Yorkand Texas will be traveling to the small town of Tonkawa to screen their films March 6 - 7, 2020 at Wilkin Hall on the Northern Oklahoma College campus. The … Continue reading Tonkawa, OK to Host First Annual Film Festival

35th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards – Viewers Guide

By William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog Awards Season is reaching its climax for 2020, this weekend features the two most significant ceremonies in the United States. The Oscars are on Sunday, February 9th, but on Saturday the 8th, it’s all about the indies, as the 35th Annual Film … Continue reading 35th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards – Viewers Guide

Once Upon a Time in Venezuela- At the Sundance Film Festival

Review by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions Recently screened at the Sundance FIlm Festival this week is a new documentary from director Anabel Rodriguez Rios. Once Upon a Time in Venezuela is an intimate portrait of  the people of the small village of Congo Mirador on Lake Maracaibo where villagers have made their … Continue reading Once Upon a Time in Venezuela- At the Sundance Film Festival