Beyond The Mat changed all that. But the concept of 'kayfabe' was still ingrained in the business. [5] He shot footage for the film over a span of three to five years. Ryan and Natascha left the show in Vegas, but have seemingly continued at least a musical relationship. Betty Broderick’s four children are split when it comes to their mother. Beyond the Mat is a 1999 American documentary film directed, written, produced and narrated by Barry W. Blaustein. Everyone here would like her…if they spoke with her on any topic other than my dad. Beyond the Mat is a 1999 American documentary film directed, written, produced and narrated by Barry W. Blaustein. According to Distractify, Kim has repeatedly denied requests for her mother to be released from prison. "[6], Beyond the Mat was released in theaters in the United States in March 2000. [2] Although he was once one of the more famous wrestlers in America, performing in front of tens of thousands of fans, he is now wrestling in small-town venues. "[5], After viewing the film, McMahon removed all advertising for it from WWF broadcasts. In diary excerpts, Broderick called her ex the “sickest” man alive. [9] The film was later released on DVD, including extra footage and cast interviews. [23], In 2007, Jim Bell, the former Vice President of Merchandising for the WWF who featured in the film, was sentenced for trying to defraud the company almost $1 million dollars from 1998 to 2002 through illegitimate kickbacks. The tracks include five original songs, in addition to five covers from their previous “Listen To Your Heart” performances. Then, experience a psychic mediumship session as Fleur connects each person with a loved one in the spirit world. Dead. Betty Broderick's four children are split when it comes to their mother: Two of them would like to see their mother released when she is eligible for parole in 2032. “She’s a nice lady. [8] An unrated director's cut edition dubbed Special Ringside Edition was released on DVD in March 2004.

“But along the way she got lost.

[21] Jake is doing well and enjoying his new found sobriety, although he was diagnosed with skin cancer, for which he has undergone successful treatment. In the meantime, they are quarantining separately.

Unfortunately though, like many fan-made projects, they tend to be sloppy, overlong, and self-indulgent. [1][5], Jake Roberts has stated that he was informed the film would be used to help children, but that never transpired. Broderick’s parole was most recently denied in 2017 and again in 2010. "[2], The film was named Best Documentary at the Cinequest Film Festival, and was also nominated by the Director's Guild Association for best documentary and best director. Blaustein showed us wrestlers at every level, from stars at the top of their game to those chewed up and spat out by the industry. Despite Blaustein's natural ability for humour, when he showed Vince McMahon his final cut of the documentary, the boss wasn't laughing. When Barry Blaustein's Beyond the Mat was released in theatres nationally, it was received with praise by those who felt it painted the wrestling industry with a new, deeper brush that allowed for viewers to truly get a feel for the danger and the passion of those within the buisness. In 2014, she wrote a book about her mother and the killings, titled Betty Broderick, My Mom. You continue to repeatedly attack and destroy. [18][19] This is documented in the film The Resurrection of Jake the Snake. Betty Broderick’s Children Today: Where Are They Now? According to various wrestling news reports, as well as his own MySpace page, Roberts was placed in a 14-week voluntary rehab program by WWE as of December 10, 2007.

Based on the Newbery-winning children's books, this animated film follows a young boy who runs away to an island to rescue and befriend a baby dragon. [1] As a result, Lions Gate Films, the film's distributor, considered filing a lawsuit for restraint of trade.