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Kevin Smith’s Secret Stash Book Candidly Chronicles The Life And Career Of The Clerks Filmmaker

The voice of Kevin Smith is probably more prominently and frequently heard than any other filmmaker working today. Aside from becoming an influential writer/director thanks to his sensational Sundance-selected comedy “Clerks,” the growth of geek culture, the popularity of comic books, and the rise of podcasting as a popular medium paved the way for Smith […]

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The Morning Watch: The Sound of Being Deaf in ‘Sound of Metal’, ‘Clerks’ Retrospective with Kevin Smith & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Sound of Metal created the […]

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Harvey Weinstein Refused to Pay Kevin Smith Royalties for ‘Clerks’

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein is now in a correctional facility, facing 23 years in prison in addition to pending Los Angeles charges, and documentarian Malcolm Ingram has made a film about one of Weinstein’s success stories, Kevin Smith. However, telling Variety that “You can’t tell this fairytale story without mentioning the monster,” he opened up […]

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After Oscar Win, Taika Waititi Eyes a Gory, Psychedelic Hollywood Satire Starring Jude Law

After winning the Oscar for Best Adapted screenplay for his Nazi satire “Jojo Rabbit,” Taika Waititi has reportedly signed on to co-write, executive produce, and direct some episodes of a limited series from Showtime, “The Auteur.”The series, which is still in development, would see Waititi adapting the psychedelic graphic novel of the same name by […]

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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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Kevin Smith Is Once Again Developing A ‘Mallrats’ Sequel But Isn’t Sure If ‘Clerks III’ Will Be First

You really shouldn’t shit on a guy that miraculously recovered from a major, life-threatening heart attack and went on to make a film that is one of the most personal of his career. But when that guy is Kevin Smith and the film is “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” you can’t just give him a […]

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‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Clerks, ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Added to National Film Registry

“Purple Rain,” “Clerks,” “She’s Gotta Have It,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Amadeus,” “Sleeping Beauty,””Boys Don’t Cry” and “The Last Waltz” are among this year’s additions to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.The list also includes 1944’s “Gaslight,” starring Ingrid Bergman in an Oscar-winning performance; the 1955 film noir “The Phenix City Story,” based […]

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