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How Kevin Smith And Mel Gibson Could Have Directed Good Will Hunting
Fifteen years have passed since Good Will Hunting opened, and to celebrate Boston Magazine spoke with the Damon and Affleck about the movie that—among many other accomplishments—briefly made the Boston accent sexy. Amid the more surprising bits of behind the scenes information the pair shared were a couple of the other directors that had been offered the movie, namely Kevin Smith and Mel Gibson.
Kevin Smith Wants Clerks 3 In Theaters By 2014
In an interview with Good Day L.A., a local Los Angeles morning program, Smith opened up about his successful podcast network, his plans to do the hockey drama Hit Somebody as a mini-series, and his hope to have Clerks 3 released by 2014 … to neatly coincide with the 20th anniversary of the original Clerks
Kevin Smith Plans Clerks 3 As His Final Film
Kevin Smith has spent more than a year now promising that he was almost done with filmmaking, and that the hockey movie Hit Somebody would be his last film-- or maybe two films, depending on which day you asked him. But with recent news that Hit Somebody will be made as a miniseries for television instead
5 Directors Who Should Pull A Ridley Scott And Return To Their Own Pasts
So if it worked for Ridley, why not other directors? Everyone has a director they love who's seemed off their game in recent years, and we came up with 5 who don't just need a change of pace, but who need to get back to what they focused on in their younger years. Check out our suggestions below, and let us know of your own picks for directors who need to revisit their own pasts in the comments
Kevin Smith Partnering With Phase 4 Films For SModcast Distribution Deal
“SModcast Pictures will be taking your show on the road this year, as we apply our Red State touring model to the indie flicks made by you,” Smith writes. “I honestly cannot wait to start finding flicks to take out on the road. Live action, animation, big budget, micro-budget, comedy, drama, horror -- I want you to send ‘em all to SMacquisitions@phase4films.com! Come join the circus!”
Kevin Smith's Hit Somebody Won't Be Split Into Two Movies After All
For those not keeping score, Hit Somebody tells the story of a Canadian farm boy who discovers he has a special talent for hockey violence. He eventually goes pro, but becomes dissatisfied with his job of slamming the crap out of people on the ice; he wants some of the glory, maybe to actually score a goal for once. If it all sounds vaguely familiar, it's because Hit Somebody is an adaptation of the Warren Zevon song of the same name.
Kevin Smith: Live From Behind May Be Coming To A Theater Near You
Kevin Smith is well known for sharing thoughts and opinions on his work and life with his many devoted fans. He’ll be doing just that in Kevin Smith: Live From Behind Featuring “Jay and Silent Bob Get Old,” a nationwide event that's set to be broadcast to theaters all over the country next February
Kevin Smith Lashes Out At Independent Spirit Awards For Red State Snub
The Independent Spirit Award nominations came out a few days ago, and there weren't too many surprises, with buzzed-about indies such as Another Earth and The Artist receiving nominations. One person who wasn't pleased with the noms, however, is filmmaker/full-time podcaster Kevin Smith, who took to Twitter earlier this week to lambast the Spirit awards for not nominating anyone from his horror film Red State.
Kevin Smith Offered Ten Grand To Review New Jersey Filmmaker's Movie
Given how active Smith is on Twitter and various other online media, I'll be very surprised if he doesn't respond in some manner, whether he takes up Riffel's offer or not. Ignoring the ethical issues of reviewing something in exchange for money -- even money for charity -- it's a clever way of grabbing people's attention.
John Goodman Boards Robert Zemeckis' Flight With Denzel Washington
Can’t get enough Goodman? Boy, are you in luck. The actor currently can be seen in Kevin Smith’s Red State. He also has two films heading to theaters before the end of the year in Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist and Stephen Daldry’s anticipated Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close opposite Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. He’s currently shooting Ben Affleck’s Argo, and will be heard in multiple animated features
Kevin Smith's Red State Coming To On Demand In Sept., DVD Six Weeks Later
The vast majority of folks don't frequent film festivals and aren't journalists, so Red State remains sight-unseen for most. If you've been wondering what all the hubbub's about, Red State will finally be available for your curious eyeballs right in your own living room this fall. The flick will hit On Demand September 1st, a full six weeks before bowing on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download on October 18th.
Kevin Smith's Hit Somebody Will Be Split Into Two Movies
They don't have a direct quote from Smith, but the filmmaker said he eventually realized the story had gotten too big to fit into a single film, and at one point considered turning it into an HBO series before finally going for the two-part solution. The story of a "Canadian farm boy" whose particular talent is beating people up on the ice
Red State Gets A Profane And Violent Red Band Trailer
A trailer with this much profanity and violence is pretty much the only way to accurately depict Red State, a movie that's an odd combination of the slangy, curse-laden dialogue we expect from Smith and the shoot 'em up violence that concludes the film
Kevin Smith's Red State Coming To VOD Labor Day Before October Theatrical Release
The October theatrical release is still happening, but it's going to be a one-night-only kind of thing, a virtual recreation of the Red State tour in which a Q&A-- livestreamed from wherever Smith winds up talking-- follows the movie screening
Kevin Smith Adds An Intro To His Red State Teaser
Back in December, Kevin Smith said Merry Christmas by releasing a teaser for his upcoming foray into the horror realm, Red State, but apparently he felt that it wasn’t good enough on its own so he slapped an intro on there and rereleased it