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Kevin Smith Talks the DNA of ‘Mallrats’, Which He Had to Rediscover for ‘Mallrats 2’

With Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, writer and director Kevin Smith dug back into his interconnected series of comedies known as the View Askewniverse. The movie felt like a farewell of sorts to characters from Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, but instead, Smith seems to be reinvigorated to […]

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‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Panel Got Meta as Kevin Smith Presented Clips [Comic-Con 2019]

It wouldn’t be Comic-Con without a panel from filmmaker, television director, comic writer, and pop culture influencer Kevin Smith. However, this year didn’t just have the Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy and Dogma director gabbing away and telling showbiz stories. At Comic-Con, the Kevin Smith Reboots Hall H panel debuted some clips for the filmmaker’s forthcoming […]

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Kevin Smith Confirms ‘Jay and Silent Bob’ Reboot, Starts Pre-Production

Kevin Smith has launched pre-production on his long-promised “Jay and Silent Bob” reboot with Jay Mewes and producer Jordan Monsanto.Smith, who first announced the project in August, 2017, made the announcement in Jan. 1 tweet: “Spent the first day of 2019 having a #JayAndSilentBobReboot pre-pre-production meeting.”Smith and Mewes made their film debut in the 1994 […]

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Criterion: ‘Princess Bride,’ Hal Ashby’s ‘Shampoo,’ Brian De Palma & More Highlight October Releases

Inconceivable! A mainstream, populist romantic comedy fantasy adventure film by Rob Reiner in the Criterion Collection? It’s happening, 1985’s “The Princess Bride” is coming to the esteemed Criterion Collection in October. Granted not all Criterion releases are formalist, chin-scratching, slow cinema longreads (jk)—Criterion released, Michael Bay‘s “The Rock,” Kevin Smith‘s “Chasing Amy,” “RoboCop” and most […]

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‘Clerks’ Director Kevin Smith is Recovering from a Massive Heart Attack

Over the weekend, we almost lost a beloved director who has become an influential voice in the world of geekdom through a media empire that spans film, television and podcasts. Kevin Smith, best known for directing the indie comedy Clerks and building his own movie universe with films like Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma and Jay […]

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