LAKE MICHIGAN MONSTER – REVIEW

https://youtu.be/Xz6JggR66L4 Review by EJ Argenio, NRFTW Contributor and Correspondent The depths of the unknown, murder, vengeance and some light-hearted mayhem give birth to the sci-fi indie comedy Lake Michigan Monster. Following the unexpected death of his “associate”, the whimsically mischievous Seafield, played by writer-director Ryland Brickson Cole Tews, assembles a team of “tactical experts” with … Continue reading LAKE MICHIGAN MONSTER – REVIEW

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

Rebuilding a Country While Managing a Flea Circus – Nipponia Nippon – Fukushima Rhapsody

https://youtu.be/K2s8IP-f0xw Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog It has been almost nine years since the tsunami and nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan that displaced countless citizens and irradiated much of the surrounding area. Since then, numerous reconstruction and decontamination projects have been undertaken in an attempt to restore the … Continue reading Rebuilding a Country While Managing a Flea Circus – Nipponia Nippon – Fukushima Rhapsody

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

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

Episode 614: Top 5 Movies of 2019

https://youtu.be/9ywkZnWMLzY Hosted By Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode Jason Godbey and EJ Argenio give their top 5 movie recommendations from 2019 including See You Yesterday, The Lighthouse, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and more. No Rest for the Weekend is now live on Patreon. Support us there and receive our e-book, … Continue reading Episode 614: Top 5 Movies of 2019

Satan & Adam- Now on Netflix

Review by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions Here's a review for one you may have missed. Satan & Adam is a documentary about Adam Gussow and how he met and came to play the blues with a man who calls himself Mister Satan. The story begins in 1986 when a young Adam … Continue reading Satan & Adam- Now on Netflix