April, 2019 Update - Final changes signed off
Thank you all so much for your support, and your patience, on this project!
The final changes to the book have been approved by everyone! This is great news... this... Read more
Update - Welcome to 2019!
I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday. I can honestly say the only downside to it being 2019 is that we didn't get the audio and print books... Read more
Nov, 2018 Update - Audiobook rerecords, Print Book tweaks, and more
Hello everyone, and thank you for your support (and your patience) for the Underrated Movies We Recommend book!
We are as frustrated with the delays on this project as many... Read more
August, 2018 Book Update
Hello and happy Thursday, August 9 everyone.
I am sorry for the lack of updates. I know previously Marjorie gave an update including the passing of my father this... Read more
May, 2018 Update
Unfortunately, due to a personal tragedy, we had a few weeks without progress on this.... Read more
April Update - eBook updated, audio soon!
Hello all and THANK YOU for your support of our project and your patience while we have worked hard to get everything as near to perfect as humanly possible!
There... Read more
January, 2018 Update
While school was out and some businesses closed, we have been continuing to work hard on the book... Read more
The eBook is away! Audiobook next, then Print copies!
All Kickstarter backers who are due an eBook (everyone $10 and up!) -- the eBook is sent!
It is now available through your BackerKit account. You must have answered the... Read more
Sep, 2017 Update: eBook Ready! Hear an audiobook preview tomorrow night LIVE.
Thank you for your patience! We have been working very hard of late and are really excited -- the text, the proofreading, the layout--we're done!
We are waiting on... Read more
Exciting update! - The Proof Copies are in! Audiobook being recorded!
I apologize for a bit of delinquency on the updates. We have been very close to some exciting news I am now finally able to share.
We have in our... Read more
July 2017 Update--Update Shipping Addresses, Please
We have a big update for August!
But for now please remember--if you're getting a physical delivery (postcards, T-Shirts, physical books) please update your shipping address at backerkit.com We... Read more
June, 2017 Update
Time to start updating your mailing addresses! Do so at BackerKit.com
If you are a backer who was to receive any physical items (T-shirts, postcards, prints, or the book itself)... Read more
March 1 Update
Hello everyone and thank you for your support!
As promised here is March’s monthly update on our project!
One of the biggest questions we are getting is about updating shipping... Read more
Feb 1, 2017 Update
Hello everyone and thank you for your support!
As promised here is the monthly update on our project!
We are still on track for our goal of the eBook being... Read more
Update 40: Happy New Year! Status Update and List of Remaining To-Dos
We at Now Playing hope you and yours had a very happy 2017!
As we enter the New Year we wanted to update you on the progress of our... Read more
Update #39: Art, Accidents, Editing, and Rewards
Hello everyone! Thank you for backing our project and we apologize for the lack of updates recently.
Truthfully, we had hoped to post an announcement with a major update and... Read more
Update #38 - Digital Colorist Sean Forney Joins Underrated Movies we Recommend!
Everyone - thank you for your support of our UNDERRATED MOVIES book -- and for your patience while we bring this project to a very happy conclusion! All of us... Read more
Update #37 - Art Update - Artist Tom Beland joins the project!
Hello everyone and, once more, thank you for your support of our project! There is still a lot of activity going on as we move ever closer to publication!
First,... Read more
Update #36 -- The book is written! Full list of movies!
Hello everyone! I hope you are well and had a happy holiday (that holiday stretching to include Valentine's Day).
It has been a while since our last update, but that... Read more
Update #35 - John Carpenter! A bonus for all backers.
Let me apologize for the time since our previous update. With the finalization of the book and two of our biggest retrospectives ever(Tarantino and Star Wars) going simultaneously,... Read more
Update #34 - Book Update & Xanadu Reward
Hello again from all of us at Now Playing!
We wanted to post an update to let you know the second Kickstarter Exclusive Podcast Review -- Xanadu -- has been... Read more
Update #33 - Book Status Report
Hello all and thank you again for supporting this campaign!
We wanted to just give you an update on the writing of the book:
*Most of the contracts are done... Read more
Update #32 - Please Check your SPAM Folder
In the few minutes since Update #31 we've received a large number of e-mails stating the digital rewards were not received. In 100% of these cases, the e-mails were sent.... Read more
Update #31 - Book Progress, Movie Changes, Digital Rewards
To start, let us once again express our extreme gratitude to everyone who backed this project and made it such a success! Through all the work we're doing to deliver... Read more
Update 30: Digital Reward Delivery Has Begun
Hello again, backers! Once more let us thank you for your pledge that allows us to take Now Playing to the next level - a hardcover book of 125 movie... Read more
Update 29: FINAL CALL for surveys
Thank you again for your support of the Now Playing book Underrated Movies We Recommend.
We wanted to remind everyone there's just TWO DAYS LEFT to fill out... Read more
Update 28: Just 10 Days Left For Surveys
Just a note to all backers -- there are just 10 days left to fill out your BackerKit surveys!
We're excited that 93% of our backers have answered the surveys,... Read more
Update 27: Surveys 80% Returned, Work Continues
Hello all and thank you for your support of Now Playing's first book! We say that at the start of each of these updates because we are continually aware... Read more
Update 26: BackerKit Add-On Hiccup - Art Prints -- MAY NEED TO RESUBMIT SURVEY
We noticed something a bit crazy when the add-ons of "art prints" spiked. Somehow there was an error in the BackerKit set-up that showed those as free. That was... Read more
Update #25 - BackerKit Surveys Coming! Check your e-mail!
Hello all. We have great news -- our BackerKit is set up and the surveys are being mailed out starting today. These surveys are very important as it allows us... Read more
Update #24: BacketKit Updates
We've seen the messages about waiting for the surveys. We are still working for BackerKit approval on the surveys. We ask that you please bear with us because we want... Read more
Update #23: BackerKit Information and Stretch Goals
Hello again Kickstarter Backers!
We wanted to send you this update with a couple pieces of information:
First - Kickstarter has finished processing all payments. The bad news is we... Read more
Update #22: The Waiting Game, and Work Begins
Hello Kickstarter Backers! We wanted to post an update to just let you know what has been happening with the project you brought to life -- Underrated Movies We Recommend! ... Read more
Update #21: The Campaign is Over...Now What?
Thanks to your amazing support we are funded! We want to update you on what's next, when you can expect your rewards, etc. Basically...what's next?
First, it's important to... Read more
Update #20: SUCCESS! Thank you all!
Bugnuts! That's the only word to describe the last 30 days at Now Playing. Our little podcast always felt blessed to have such devoted listeners, but the outpouring of love... Read more
Update #19: Final Campaign Update - JUST 5 HOURS LEFT! 4 more movies revealed!
To everyone who has come out to support us and this campaign, thank you so much! This entire campaign has surpassed our expectations, and it's all because of you... Read more
Update #18 - Thank You All! 24 Hours to Go! One last reward? *6* More Movies Revealed!
Yesterday we crossed so many milestones:
Over 1,000 backers!
Over $100,000 pledged!
It is absolutely amazing. We are filled with the deepest gratitude for everyone who has supported this campaign... Read more
Update #17: STRETCH GOAL REACHED! REWARDS UNLOCKED! Thank you all!
All, this will be a very short note as it's the second update today.
We just want to take a moment and again express our extreme gratitude to everyone... Read more
Update #16 - $90,000 raised - Audiobook a Go! 4 More Movies Revealed!
This morning the Kickstarter campaign for Now Playing Podcast's first book: Underrated Movies We Recommend has raised over $90,000.
All four of us are astonished and humbled by... Read more
Update #15 - $9,000 to go! 3 More Days! 4 More Movies Revealed!
Over the weekend we watched as you generous backers jumped on board. In three days more than $10,000 was pledged to this campaign! We are all stunned and humbled. The... Read more
Update #14 - Under $19,000 to Go! More Movies!
Everyone thank you again for your support! The #ABuckForNowPlaying has brought in a lot of support and it adds up! We are less than $19,000 away from Stretch Goal... Read more
Update #13 - New Movies, #ABuckForNowPlaying
Wow, what an incredible 24 hours for our project! Thank you to everyone who has supported us, be it through a pledge, or as a social media advocate for the... Read more
Update #12 -- Last Week, New Milestone! Spread the word!
Hello everyone and thank you to all backers of Underrated Movies We Recommend!
As of now we have 7 days (and a handful of hours) remaining in our Kickstarter... Read more
Update #11 - Over $60,000 Raised! New Movies Revealed, plus more information
Thank you for a tremendous weekend! Not only did Now Playing Podcast listeners make our bonus review of They Live iTunes #1 most downloaded TV/Movie Audio Podcast Episode (and... Read more
Update #10 - Another Milestone Reached, More Movies Revealed!
To everyone who has pledged and helped spread the word about this project Thank You All! This campaign has not lost any momentum since passing our base goal to... Read more
Update #9 - Over Halfway to Stretch Goal #1 -- nearly $50,000 raised!
Thank you to the 465 generous backers who have pushed our campaign just $490 shy of the $50,000 mark! You are an incredible group and we appreciate your excitement... Read more
Update #8 - Minor Change to Rewards
Sorry for 2 updates in one day so we promise to make this quick!
We noticed the problem that those who donated $250 to pick a book review could not... Read more
Update #7 - eBook 100% Funded, New Rewards to Help Us Reach Stretch Goal #1
You rock! Everyone who has helped spread the word about this project and everyone who has pledged...you have now officially made this project a success! In our 9th day... Read more
Update #6 - Over 90% to Base Goal, almost 40% to Stretch Goal 1!
Hello all. Thanks to you we had another astounding day of pledges!
Now Playing - Underrated Movies We Recommend has now surpassed 90% of our original goal to write... Read more
Update #5 - Over 80% Raised, 3 New Titles Revealed, and Stretch Goal #1!
First and foremost, all of us at Now Playing want to thank you for supporting this project! If you've pledged or if you've just shared it with your friends... Read more
Update #4 - 70% to Goal - 2 More Titles Revealed!
While Hollywood celebrated Oscar gold last night, we at Now Playing had our celebration today, for our Kickstarter has just passed the 70% mark!
From all of us, Arnie, Jakob,... Read more
Update #3 - Over 60% to Goal!
Thank you all for your generous support of the first Now Playing book -- Underrated Movies We Recommend! Thanks to you we have blasted past 60% of our goal... Read more
Update #2 - Artwork and need your help to succeed!
Once again, Thank You from all of us at Now Playing for your pledge!
We wanted to share something special with everyone today. Yoni Limor, the artist who provided... Read more
Update #1 - Over halfway to our goal in 24 hours!
From all of us at Now Playing, Thank you! In one day we have raised over 50% of the money we need to take this project from a dream... Read more