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“Lost on Purpose” now available for rent or download!

“Lost on Purpose,” an indie film starring C. Thomas Howell, is now available for direct download to rent or buy!

It was released October 6. Get it here:

Lost on Purpose
Lost on Purpose

The film has been making the rounds at several festivals this year.

It was funded through Kickstarter. Here’s the info on the project:

Lost On Purpose stars Jane Kaczmarek (of Malcolm in the Middle), James Lafferty (of One Tree Hill), Aaron Hill (of Greek), C Thomas Howell (of The Outsiders), Dale Dickey (of Winter’s Bone), Jeremy Ratchford (of Cold Case) and Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer.

For more information, check out the LOST ON PURPOSE FACEBOOK PAGE or the film’s OFFICIAL WEBSITE.


Tommy in The Amazing Spider-Man

Question: How many movies have you been in?
Answer: About 120

Question: Do you know EVERYBODY in the film industry or what?
Answer: (Sure seems like it – some folks Tommy has said he pals with are Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Matthew Gray Gubler)

Question: What movie was more fun to shoot? The Outsiders or The Hitcher?
Answer: The Hitcher wasn’t “fun” but it was awesome!

Question: What’s your dream role?
Answer: I’d like to play (Nikola) Tesla

Question: If you could act with anyone (dead or alive) who would it be?
Answer: James Dean

Question: Is there an Actor/Actress you’d like to work with that you haven’t yet?
Answer: Kate Beckinsale

Question: Of all the films you’ve made, which is your favorite?
Answer: Many for different reasons.

Question: What went wrong with Hitcher 2?
Answer: Cast/script/direction

Question: Were the Little Round Top battle scenes fun to shoot as it was to watch? #Gettysburg
Answer: Amazing experience!

Question: Which was more fun to shoot, that night or soul man 🙂
Answer: Soulman but That Night is a better film.

Question: The Outsiders…or Red Dawn? I couldn’t choose.
Answer: Both good, but Outsiders

Question: How did you like working on Mutant Vampire Zombies from the Hood?
Answer: Hated it!

Question: Did u ever do a LOVE scene in a movie if yes which one?
Answer: Get a film i did called Payback and get back to me…

Question: Talking of The Hitcher. Have you seen the remake starring Sean Bean?
Answer: No… Heard negative things…

Question: Was the water cold when you jumped into it in Secret Admirer?
Answer: Hell yes!

Question: What did you like most about the role of “Mark Watson”.. #soul man
Answer: It was nice to do a comedy!

Question: Hi! Do you have any recomendations of 80s movies to wach that you were in?
Answer: That Night (early 90’s)

Question: Any other film recommendations from the 80s?
Answer: Secret Admirer?

Question: Tommy weren’t parts of Tank filmed here in Tennessee?? If so do you remember where?
Answer: No Georgia

Question: No don’t stop man. You’re a great actor, long list of great roles *a few iffy films* and Southland rocks. Many loyal fans.
Answer: Show me an actor that has worked for 35 years and I’ll show you some iffy films!

Question: how come you ain’t in the trailer for Spiderman? What’s up with that?
Answer: I have a small role…

Question: Do you ever get tired of ppl asking you about the work of other actors just b/c you’ve worked with them?
Answer: No…

Question: Hi Tommy, what was it like working with Rudger? 🙂
Answer: Creepy! 😉

Question: Just read that you’re in Camel Spiders. True? Hate spiders but if it’s a Tommy flic Im there!
Answer: Don’t waste you’re time!

Question: Would you ever want to act/write/direct a movie about the rodeo?
Answer: Yes!

Question: What’s your favorite Adam Sandler movie? Do you like Big Daddy?
Answer: Happy Gilmour!

Question: Did you have fun working with Lewis & Dushku on That Night? Love the movie! 😉
Answer: Lewis and I struggled. Loved ED!

Question: So Tommy, When are ya gonna be working with Quentin Tarantino?
Answer: I hope soon. Mad respect for him!

Question: Do you ever sit back and watch the movies you were in?
Answer: Only when I punish my kids!

Question: Why were there 2 directors for The Genesis Code?
Answer: I replaced him..

Question: Is The Genesis Code based on the novel?
Answer: No!

Question: How about James Dean? It seems a lot of young actors of your time were a slight bit inspired by him. Thoughts? 🙂
Answer: James Dean is one of my favorites… Imagine the work that he would’ve been responsible for!

Question: Who’s really the better volleyball player, you or Peter Horton?
Answer: He had experience but I had youth!

Question: I’ve never seen Jailhouse, just discovered it will be shown soon on “Chiller”. Should I watch? It looks good!
Answer: It’s pretty interesting… I like the film.

Question: Watching red dawn I always wondered what was in the deer blood cup #notsobad
Answer: Hershey’s chocolate and food coloring!

Question: Hey, that volleyball film with you and Courtney Thourne Smith (Side Out) on tv! Should I watch. I go to the expert 🙂
Answer: Yes it’s fun

Question: do you think it’s important to have films w/ social issues like @fatkidmovie? or should movies just be entertaining?
Answer: Clearly both! Messages as well as pure entertainment are important for film and viewers!

Question: Camel Spiders?? i can’t believe im watching this shit and recording it
Answer: That movie is horrible! Should’ve asked… Lol

Question: Don’t know if you’ve been asked this already, but did you see “Dark Shadows?” if so, what did you think of it?
Answer: I liked it…

Question: Where was “Escape” filmed? The scenery is gorgeous.
Answer: Thailand!!!

Question: You are my main motivation to see the new Spiderman movie 🙂
Answer: I have a small but poignant role…
Question: I heeeeard….that your char in Spiderman is named “Ray”. REALLY?? Yer kiddin. 3 for 3, boss! (also his character’s names in Longmire and Home Invasion)
Answer: Lol right?!

Question: So yay or nay on “Restitution”? 😉
Answer: Yay

Question: How old were you when you filmed The Hitcher?
Answer: 17 ish

Question: The Jailhouse? Yes or No?
Answer: That’s a strong performance if I do say so myself.

Question: Are you going to appear in other marvel movies?
Answer: Hope so

Question: How long did you film spiderman for? Love ya in it by the way!
Answer: 2 weeks

Question: I really like the trailer for Escape. Can’t wait until it’s available. Looks good!
Answer: Its a good lil film

Comment: Love that Danny Boyle has organized the opening ceremony of the Olympics! Might be my fav director!

Question: Do you watch your own movies?
Answer: No… Not really

Question: Have you seen any Mel Brooks movies? (Robin Hood: Men In Tights, Spaceballs…)
Answer: Blazing Saddles and Frankenstein are my fav Mel Brooks films

Question: Did Brian Austin Greene ever annoy you, when you were filming Kid?
Answer: No… Good guy

Question: Was R. Lee Ermey intimidating when you were filming Kid? Sorry, I love that movie.
Answer: No he was cool

Question: Chilly Christmas comes out tom. on DVD , Netflix. Saw the trailer today looks funny, the kids will dig it.
Answer: It’s s good movie for the little ones

Question: I loved the movie Tank. Did you like that one?
Answer: I had fun

Question: Is Jeff Daniels one of the best actors you’ve ever worked with? Are you a civil war buff?
Answer: Yes and yes…

Question: Any talk about making The Last Full Measure, reprising Thomas Chamberlain?
Answer: That is currently my biggest regret in my career. That’s a crime if it isn’t made…

Question: Drew Barrymore is cool right? and pretty? =)
Answer: Yes very cool

Question: did u do your own stunts in “side out”?
Answer: Everything but the burning high fall!

Question: Did you like playing in Camel Spiders…
Answer: No

Question: How was wearing that mustache in Gettysburg?
Answer: Ahh… the chops were awesome!
Question: It didn’t itch at all. Or get in the way when you ate??
Answer: Had to work it, man!!

Question: Okay so last night I watched a movie called that night with @CThomasHowell in it and may I say that’s the best movie I’ve ever watched!
Answer: That Night is one of my favorite movies that I’ve done. Glad you enjoyed it. Thx for watching.
Question: you’re very welcome! What other movies have you done that you have really enjoyed?
Answer: The Hitcher Gettysburg A little movie out now called Escape that’s good…

Question: I read you did voice acting for the new animated Justice League movie. I can’t wait to see it when it comes out this summer.
Answer: The rumors are true

Question: Have you been back to Gettysburg since you made the movie?
Answer: Been a while

Question: You worked with both Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen, right? Who was more fun to work with?
Answer: Charlie!

Question: Has anyone ever called you Bianchi on the street? It’s an original shout out 🙂
Answer: Lol no

Question: That Night?
Answer: It’s a very under rated movie… One of my favs. Just check it out…. Eliza Dushku’s first film. With Me and Juliet Lewis

Question: hey so what do you think of the movie That Night? Is it worth a watch?
Answer: that’s a GREAT film. One of my favorites…

Question: Hillside is a classic movie. You played Bianchi so well. Great metamorphosis of the character!
Answer: That’s an underrated movie… I like it a lot

Question: Any thoughts about going back for another film on your Gettysburg character?
Answer: I want to bring back Tom Chamberlain (Gettysburg and Gods and Generals) and do The Last Full Measure

Question: would you say that Gettysburg is your favourite film you’ve done?
Answer: No, but a great experience

Question: Spend much time with good ol Tommy Berenger??
Answer: no cuz he was a part of the south and we shot our stuff after theirs..

Question: Where can I get a “making of” documentary for Far Out Man?
Answer: doesn’t exist

Question: in the movie soul man how long did it take for the tanning pills to wear off lol XD
Answer: Oh… It was at least a solid 30 mins of scrubbing everyday! Lol

Question: Am I the only one that likes the sequel of The Hitcher more than the first one?
Answer: YES

Question: Which brother did you prefer working with, Charlie Sheen or Emilio Estevez??
Answer: Charlie
Question: Oh my ya cant choose omg … thats like choosing ya fave child omg lol
Answer: Charlie’s my boy. End of story.

Question: I wanna watch one of your movies what do u recommend not outsiders, red dawn, or granview, soul man saw those
Answer: That Night

Question: about to watch the hitcher!! Any comments?
Answer: You ready to give up fries?

Question: I’m about to watch Nickel and Dime. Any comments?
Answer: I like that little movie… We had fun!

Question: Thomas, you don’t die in Cat 5 do you!!!
Answer: My character or my performance!?