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2.8.2024

"The filmmakers pulled it off, receiving a long and spirited standing ovation."

Lake Placid News
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2.7.2024

"highlight(s) the vulnerability of Vermont dairy farms and the stress on the families who run them"

The Commons
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2.1.2024

Interview with WCAX alongside film partner Farm First

WCAX
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1.22.2024

Underdog tells story of VT farmer, dog musher, dreamer

The Sun
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10.11.2023

Aaron's Interview on SF's KWMR Radio

KWMR Radio
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8.25.2023

"pays narrative dividends through quietly observed moments"

Tallahassee Democrat
Butler's charmingly garrulous demeanor is in the face of dire circumstances is enough to win over one of his creditors...viewers will likely find that Butler wins them over too.
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8.12.2023

"a true human story...with a Maysles Brothers feel to it."

LAist
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8.11.2023

"it would be difficult to overstate just how good of a subject Doug Butler is"

Film School Radio
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8.9.2023

Doug and Tommy's Interview with Madeleine Brand on KCRW's Press Play

KCRW
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8.9.2023

A conversation with Rick Tittle on nationally syndicated SportsByline

Sports Byline Radio
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8.8.2023

"a cinematic experience"

Overly Honest Film Reviews
UNDERDOG stands out...as a reflection of humanity's core. Tommy Hyde crafts a tale that's both an homage to life and a resonating reminder that winning isn't the endgame; it's the courage to participate, the joy of the journey.
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8.7.2023

"a celebration (of) grit, humor, passion, optimism, and resilience"

KPFK Film Club
UNDERDOG is much more than an immersion into the grim realities of life on a small Vermont dairy farm. It is a celebration of the kind of grit, humor, passion, optimism, and resilience that is needed to make such a life work.
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7.31.2023

A conversation with Director Tommy Hyde and Producer Aaron Woolf

Making Movies is Hard
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2.22.2022

“a glimpse into a little-seen part of America”

FILM THREAT
Hyde’s subtlety as a filmmaker, along with the fabulous, eccentric central figure — Doug Butler — bring to mind David Lynch’s The Straight Story. Both films are remarkable for how seemingly unremarkable they are. Stick with it, and the film’s subliminal power will sneak up on you.
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2.6.2022

"a truly heartfelt documentary offering up heaping doses of melancholy and joy"

Quelle
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12.10.2021

"Dairy farmer’s Alaska sprint mushing dreams come true in new documentary UNDERDOG"

Alaska Public
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12.9.2021

"Doug Butler carries the show"

Anchorage Press
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10.28.2021

"an artful piece of narrative filmmaking"

Addison Independent
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