Tag Archives: Red State

Kevin Smith continues to evolve with a contribution to the horror anthology “Holidays”

It’s no secret whatsoever that I’m a pretty big Kevin Smith fan, which is something I’ve said more than once on this site. Perhaps to some degree that’s why I’m so delighted by his recent foray into horror/genre work, but I’d also make the argument that Smith is exercising new[...]

Kevin Smith: “Mallrats 2” represents the rare 90’s movie reunion

As a pretty big fan of filmmaker Kevin Smith, I tend to be inclined to support whatever project he’s interested in making, be it a new movie, a new podcast, or anything in between. Even so, I was initially a bit confused as to why Smith was looking to follow[...]

Spotlight on the underrated Michael Parks in ‘Tusk’

Whenever articles are written about the best veteran actors in Hollywood, one particular name is always unjustly excluded. That name? Well, Michael Parks of course. The man has always been a respected character actor in the industry (especially earlier on in his career), but up until the last few years[...]

The 84th Academy Awards: If I had been a voter

Once again today I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that potentially I could do this once a week[...]

Kevin Smith: As under appreciated a filmmaker as the industry has

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to do something a little bit different than usual. Rather than simply look at someone who’s got a film coming out this week, I wanted to highlight someone who I feel is one of the most under appreciated filmmakers in the business. It’s[...]

Kevin Smith’s “Red State” proving to be Sundance’s hottest ticket

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Sundance Film Festival kicked off last night with four film screenings, including the showing of “Sing Your Song,” a documentary about Harry Belafonte’s social activism. But most of the chatter coming out of Park City has revolved around Kevin Smith’s latest film, “Red State,” which will hold[...]

Kevin Smith gets go ahead for “Red State”

BY STAFF Director Kevin Smith has tweeted some messages today stating that he finally has the go ahead to shoot “Red State” this summer. He tweeted, “I talk about lots of stuff I wanna do that either happens years later or never happens at all. Happy to report RED STATE is[...]

Kevin Smith asks ‘Cop Out’ co-star to ‘Hit Somebody’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL It pays to be an NHL.com reporter when you are sitting down in front of director Kevin Smith. The avid hockey fan might just reveal a choice casting nugget while promoting his latest film. That’s what happened when “Cop Out” director Smith was interviewed yesterday by NHL.com staff writer[...]