Kickstart Sunday: TROPHY HUSBAND

Happy Easter and welcome to another edition of Kickstart Sunday! This week we’d like to highlight Trophy Husband from directors Sam Rosen and Nat Bennett. This feature-length comedy revolves around a stay-at-home dad and his struggle to find his identity as


Kickstart Sunday: RENTAL

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is Daniel Moya‘s Rental, a romantic goodbye letter to the video rental store. As someone who has countless fond memories of perusing the video store for hours on end, any film that pays homage to this dying


Kickstart Sunday: LIKE LAMBS

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from writer-director Ted Marcus and producer John Kassab (12 O’Clock Boys) and their film Like Lambs. This film, shot on 35mm, takes place in an America bankrupted by corruption and greed, and


Kickstart Sunday: BOXHEAD

This week’s Kickstart Sunday comes to us from director Randall Kaplan and his upcoming feature-length animated horror film, Boxhead. It’s rare that we see an animated horror film let alone one that looks as spooky and interesting as this one so


Kickstart Sunday: HALLUCINAUT

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Daniele Auber and his trippy short sci-fi film Hallucinaut. The film revolves around a man who gets shrunk down to a microscopic level and must traverse his own life-line. With a mix


Kickstart Sunday: HERE WE ARE

American indies have been getting better and better and this week’s Kickstart Sunday pick, Here We Are, looks to continue this upward swing in the quality of independent cinema coming out of Austin. David Bellarosa writes and directs this film about an unambitious


Kickstart Sunday: Jodorowsky’s ENDLESS POETRY

In 2013 acclaimed director Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, Holy Mountain) made The Dance of Reality, a film based in part on his autobiography, depicting his days growing up in Chile. Now, his next film, Endless Poetry, is in the works that explores the latter


Kickstart Sunday: LIVING LOS SURES

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from the UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art in New York City and the upcoming documentary project Living Los Sures. More than just a restoration of the original 1984 documentary Los Sures, this multi-layered project combines short


Kickstart Sunday: RIVER OF GRASS

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Oscilloscope Laboratories and their upcoming project to digitally restore Kelly Reichardt‘s debut feature, River of Grass, from 1994. Reichardt would go on to direct such greats as Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff, and


Kickstart Sunday: VinegarSyndrome.TV

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick is not an actual movie, but a movie streaming service. Now, I know these services have been popping up everywhere recently, and we need another one like a hole in the head, but this is from



Have you ever seen those cheap martial arts DVDs in the bargain bin at the drug store that looks like an old Bruce Lee film but says “Bruce Li” at the top? Well, during the martial arts movie craze of the ’70s


Kickstart Sunday: JASON VS. MICHAEL

We don’t typically promote fan films on this feature, however this week’s Kickstart Sunday immediately stood out to me simply because I want to see this happen. Bill Gould is creating a feature-length film where horror icons Michael Myers and Jason Vorhees square


Kickstart Sunday: THE HONOR FARM

This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Karen Skloss and her upcoming thriller The Honor Farm. This film revolves around a group of friends who decide to explore an abandoned prison farm after prom and have a life-changing experience. It looks