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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[...]

“Red State” by Kevin Smith: Review

HollywoodNews.com: There is something almost heartbreaking about seeing a popular filmmaker finally getting the chance to make his or her passion project, only to watch said film turn out to be an utter wreck and completely irrelevant both to cinema and to the subject matter that it pertains to discuss.[...]

Kevin Smith teases “Red State” VOD, unique theatrical plan

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When it comes to Kevin Smith news, there’s no better source than Kevin Smith, himself. The “Clerks” writer-director has made himself remarkably transparent over the years, conversing with fans and media members on Twitter, establishing a network of well-downloaded podcasts, launching his own (free) radio station[...]

Kevin Smith’s Sundance horror “Red State” goes to … Kevin Smith?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “It’s a bait and switch. He never intended to sell the movie.” So writes HitFix’s Drew McWeeny about Kevin Smith’s “Red State,” which was supposed to auction its distribution rights immediately after its Sundance premiere on Sunday night but, instead, will be released via Smith’s own[...]

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[...]

Kevin Smith’s “Red State” gets a disturbing teaser trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kevin Smith has been teasing his latest picture, “Red State,” for some time now on his own network of Web sites and social media outlets. Now, we’re getting our first look at the film … and it looks like NOTHING Smith has done prior. That’s good,[...]

Kevin Smith releases “Red State” poster, raises charitable funds

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Kevin Smith continues to use Twitter to promote his next picture, “Red State,” and this time he did it for a very good cause. Smith, who posts at @ThatKevinSmith, told his followers this afternoon that he’d release a new “Red State” poster if they pledged $1000[...]

“Breakfast Club” reunion in NYC tonight, followed by Kevin Smith panel discussion

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Crank up Simple Minds and get ready to describe the ruckus. Four members of John Hughes’ original “Breakfast Club” will take the stage tonight at the Paris Theatre in New York City for a 25tht Anniversary screening of the film, followed by a post-screening panel discussion.[...]

Miramax to cut 80 jobs

Miramax will be closing the New York and Los Angeles offices of the movie studio costing 80 people their jobs. This comes at a point where they still have 6 movies waiting to get picked up for distribution, among them “Last Night,” “The Debt,” and “The Tempest.” This is a[...]