FILM

J. R. “Bob” Dobbs & the Church of the SubGenius
Sandy K. Boone, 2019

RENT AND PURCHASE (ALPHABETICAL)

AMAZON PRIME
Apparently still available to those who purchased between approximately October 2020–May 2021…
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B08KGZQXJ3/
or
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08KH12MBC/

APPLE TV
https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/id1534974786

FANDANGO NOW
https://www.fandangonow.com/details/movie/MMV3255F284DEB9BDA0C83105480A2C7600E

HULU
TBD

KANOPY
https://www.kanopy.com/product/jr-bob-dobbs-and-church-subgenius

NETFLIX
TBD

VUDU
https://www.vudu.com/content/movies/details/J-R-Bob-Dobbs-and-the-Church-of-the-SubGenius/1489015

YOUTUBE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Odg2iR-rRL0


KICKSTARTER PLEDGE REWARDS
Distributed.

DVD / BLURAY / VHS / SUPER-8 / ETC.
Distributed.

OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
In progress. Some report that using a VPN to ‘be’ in the United States does the trick.


TRAILERS AND DIRECTOR INFO

Festival Trailer (2019-05-20)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H051cMWTsU

Festival Trailer (2019-03-01)
https://vimeo.com/320887505

Director’s Statement
http://filmschoolradio.com/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-director-sandy-k-boone-and-church-co-founder-dr-philo-drummond/

Sandy K. Boone (twitter)
https://twitter.com/SandyKBoone1


AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

Award This! Pop Culture Documentary (Nominated)
Award This!, Tustin, CA (2021)

Best Documentary Feature – Dziga Vertov Award
BLOW-UP International Arthouse Film Fest, Chicago, IL (2019)

Best International Documentary Award
Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, Melbourne (2019)

Grand Jury Prize, Texas Feature Film
Dallas International Film Festival, Dallas, TX (2019)

Visions
SXSW Film Festival, Austin, TX (2019)


REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS (REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL)

THE REMINDER (2021-02-11)
https://www.thereminder.com/dining/movieguide/what-im-watching-a-movie-that-might-offend-some/

JAMIE ZAWINSKI (2021-01-11)
https://www.jwz.org/blog/2021/01/recent-movies-and-tv-9/

FILM THREAT WATCH PARTY (2020-11-13)
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/802158738
https://twitter.com/FilmThreat/status/1327416056428650496
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–fd5-jTejk

FILM THREAT PODCAST LIVE (2020-11-09)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wB3A99RAas8

FILM SCHOOL RADIO (2020-11-07)
http://filmschoolradio.com/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-director-sandy-k-boone-and-church-co-founder-dr-philo-drummond/

FILM THREAT (2020-11-06)
https://filmthreat.com/news/praise-this-watch-party-for-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

CHURCH OF SATAN (2020-10-28)
https://twitter.com/ChurchofSatan/status/1321557745007435778

WE ARE CULT (2020-10-26)
http://wearecult.rocks/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius

PATCH (2020-10-20)
https://patch.com/new-jersey/montclair/calendar/event/20191020/664102/film-screening-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius

ROCK 1053 (2020-10-20)
https://rock1053.iheart.com/content/2020-10-20-new-releases-october-20-26/

KILLER MOVIE REVIEWS (2020-10-17)
https://www.killermoviereviews.com/movie/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

AUSTIN CHRONICLE (2020-10-16)
https://www.austinchronicle.com/events/film/2020-10-16/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

BATTLE ROYAL WITH CHEESE (2020-10-16)
https://battleroyalewithcheese.com/2020/10/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

THE COSMIKS (2020-10-16)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rpPwyfOgW0

CREATORS (2020-10-16)
https://www.creators.com/read/screener/10/20/love-and-monsters-and-jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-a-good-teens-and-creatures-movie-and-a-deep-dive-into-a-glorious-fake-cult

D MAGAZINE (2020-10-16)
https://www.dmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/2020/10/how-to-watch-dallas-native-cooper-raiffs-film-debut-starting-today/

GIZMODO (2020-10-16)
https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-church-of-the-subgenius-documentary-examines-the-cu-1845340426?IR=T

REASON (2020-10-16)
https://reason.com/2020/10/16/reviews-love-and-monsters-and-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

RUN & PEE (2020-10-16)
https://runpee.com/indie-documentary-review-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD (2020-10-16)
https://womenandhollywood.com/weekly-update-for-october-16-women-centric-directed-and-written-films-opening/

CRITICAL BLAST (2020-10-15)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7wF9bHucWk

MONTCLAIR PATCH (2020-10-14)
https://patch.com/new-jersey/montclair/bob-dobbs-coming-montclair-church-subgenius-documentary

SCREEN ANARCHY (2020-10-14)
https://screenanarchy.com/2020/10/review-jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-illuminating-trip-down-a-rabbit-hole.html

UNSEEN FILMS (2020-10-13)
http://www.unseenfilms.net/2020/10/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-church-of-subgenius.html

CINEMAJAW (2020-10-10)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYIT4N1i4Tw

CENTRAL TRACK (2020-09-28)
https://www.centraltrack.com/documentary-on-dallas-wildest-religion-earns-wide-release/

BOING BOING (2020-09-26)
https://boingboing.net/2020/09/26/slack-is-back-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-trailer-drops.html

COMING SOON (2020-09-25)
https://www.comingsoon.net/movies/trailers/1149911-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-trailer-revealed

SCREEN ANARCHY (2020-09-22)
https://screenanarchy.com/2020/09/exclusive-jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-trailer-debut.html

SELIG FILM NEWS (2020-06-21)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WpxqD5SGUs

CONNECT SAVANAH (2019-12-03)
https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/church-of-the-subgenius-hits-the-sav/Content?oid=13642999

CALGARY HERALD (2019-11-23)
https://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/local-arts/in-bob-we-trust-documentary-follows-strange-history-of-the-church-of-the-subgenius

FILM THREAT (2020-10-16)
https://filmthreat.com/reviews/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

MOVIEWEB (2020-09-24)
https://movieweb.com/jr-bob-dobbs-church-of-the-subgenius-trailer/

THE LAST THING I SEE (2019-07-22)
https://www.thelastthingisee.com/2019/07/jr-bob-dobbs-and-church-of-the-subgenius.html

FANTASIA THE TALKSHOW (2019-07-21)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXwCqwZ12g8

AISLE SEAT (2019-07-20)
https://aisleseat.com/church-of-subgenius.html

KQED (2019-05-28)
https://www.kqed.org/arts/13858239/now-playing-profiles-in-near-religious-obsession-at-docfest

FILM INQUIRY (2019-05-22)
https://www.filminquiry.com/ten-melbourne-documentary-film-festival-2019/

EXTRAVAGANT BEHAVIOR (2019-05-16)
http://www.extravagantbehavior.com/2019/05/16/j-r-bob-dobbs-church-of-the-subgenius/

BEYOND CHRON (2019-05-15)
https://beyondchron.org/18th-s-f-docfest-preview/

MELBOURNE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (2019-05-??)
https://www.cinemanova.com.au/films/mdff-jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subge

D MAGAZINE (2019-04-12)
https://www.dmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/2019/04/this-documentary-tells-the-true-story-of-dallas-weirdest-cult/

VARIETY (2019-03-21)
https://variety.com/2019/film/reviews/j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-review-1203165370/

KUT (2019-03-15)
https://www.kut.org/post/documentary-explores-texas-born-church-thats-been-running-joke-40-years

TEXAS STANDARD (2019-03-15)
https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/documentary-explores-the-texas-born-church-thats-been-a-running-joke-for-40-years/

CULT NEWS 101 (2019-03-14)
https://www.cultnews101.com/2019/03/jr-bob-dobbs-and-church-of-subgenius.html

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER (2019-03-14)
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/jr-bob-dobbs-church-subgenius-1194822

AUSTIN360 DOT COM (2019-03-13)
https://www.austin360.com/entertainmentlife/20190313/sxsw-review-jr-bob-dobbs-and-church-of-subgenius-is-true-tale-of-texas-weirdos

HOUSTON CHRONICLE (2019-03-11)
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/movies/article/SXSW-An-offbeat-Texas-Church-gets-its-13677950.php

THE DAILY TEXAN (2019-03-10)
https://www.dailytexanonline.com/church-of-the-subgenius-documentary-bobbs-film-retro-cult-following

SCREEN ANARCHY (2019-03-10)
https://screenanarchy.com/2019/03/sxsw-2019-review-jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-exploring-a-texas-prank-cult-thats-ins.html

WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD (2019-03-09)
https://womenandhollywood.com/sxsw-2019-women-directors-meet-sandy-k-boone-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

AUSTIN CHRONICLE (2019-03-08)
https://www.austinchronicle.com/screens/2019-03-08/bow-down-and-pay-up-for-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

FIRST SHOWING (2019-03-05)
https://www.firstshowing.net/2019/first-trailer-for-j-r-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius-doc/

INDIEWIRE (2019-03-05)
https://www.indiewire.com/2019/03/jr-bob-dobbs-church-of-the-subgenius-trailer-sxsw-1202048692/

STATESMAN (2019-03-05)
https://www.statesman.com/entertainmentlife/20190318/sxswhaaa–5-films-from-fest-that-kept-it-weird

WE ARE MOVING STORIES (2019-01-17)
http://www.wearemovingstories.com/we-are-moving-stories-films/2019/1/17/jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius


UNDATED (alphabetical)

FILM FREEWAY
https://filmfreeway.com/SandyKBoone

IMDB
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7007520/

LETTERBOXD
https://letterboxd.com/film/jr-bob-dobbs-and-the-church-of-the-subgenius/

ROTTEN TOMATOES
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jr_bob_dobbs_and_the_church_of_the_subgenius

SPINNING IMAGE
https://www.thespinningimage.co.uk/cultfilms/displaycultfilm.asp?reviewid=13079

SLACKING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM
http://subgeniusmovie.com/


THE CHURCH OF THE SUBGENIUS
http://subgenius.com

DOBBS.TOWN
dobbs.town

This page updated 2021-07-24

J. R. "Bob" Dobbs