My Spy- Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

https://youtu.be/rs_GQ3nsYDM Review by EJ Argenio, NRFTW Contributor and Correspondent While it may be hard to embrace because of the months and weeks spent in lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the season of summer is officially in full swing. A time of year better known for BBQ’s, beaches and large outdoor celebrations, … Continue reading My Spy- Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

Brooklyn Film Festival’s 23rd Edition: TURNING POINT Announces Award Winners:

This comes to us via the Brooklyn Film Festival Brooklyn, NY (June 8, 2020) – Brooklyn Film Festival’s 23rd edition: TURNING POINT (aka Relearn How to be Human), which in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic began showing films for free online on Friday, May 29th and wrapped up Sunday, June 7th,  announced the winners … Continue reading Brooklyn Film Festival’s 23rd Edition: TURNING POINT Announces Award Winners:

We Are One: A Global Film Festival- Day Three: Annecy Shorts [Four Seasons]

Review by William J. Hammon, Creator of I Actually Paid to See This blog The final day of the Annecy showcase features a quartet of films set around the four seasons. Written and directed by Pierre-Luc Granjon and Antoine Lanciaux, this French-Canadian series funded by the National Film Board of Canada is a fairy tale told in … Continue reading We Are One: A Global Film Festival- Day Three: Annecy Shorts [Four Seasons]

Episode 705: Indie Film Reviews

https://youtu.be/757elipnpJA Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode we review films we first learned about at the Soho International Film Festival: Limerence (review by Jason Godbey), Auggie (review by EJ Argenio), and The Incoherents (reviewed by Andrew Sweatman). Be sure to follow us here or subscribe to us on YouTube or your favorite podcast … Continue reading Episode 705: Indie Film Reviews

The Ghost Who Walks: A Well-Directed, Intense Indie Action Film

https://youtu.be/QRXlx7IF5c4 Review by Andrew Sweatman, Senior Editor, Arthouse Garage “Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?” Many arguments have been sparked by this age old question, but the question itself is an interesting one because it attempts to deconstruct the holiday movie and explore the relationship between art and big cultural touchstones like Christmas. A movie … Continue reading The Ghost Who Walks: A Well-Directed, Intense Indie Action Film

Episode 701: Winter Film Awards 2020 Recap

https://youtu.be/36RGgA0ToYk Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions This year the NRFTW team attended the Winter Film Awards in New York City. Correspondent Kayla Vera spoke with some of the filmmakers in attendance and NRFTW contributors William J. Hammon, EJ Argenio, and Andrew Sweatman review the films Daddy Issues and Nipponia Nippon: … Continue reading Episode 701: Winter Film Awards 2020 Recap

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