'The Rise of Skywalker' is on Disney+ as part of Star Wars Day, so it's a good time to have a look through at some of these little details.
Kevin Smith might have liked Avengers: Endgame more than anyone else in the world.
While we wait for that long-in-gestation live action He-Man movie, Netflix is rebooting the classic 80s cartoon for the 2020s.
Smith made headlines back in 2014 when he shared a tearful selfie from the ultra-secretive Star Wars: The Force Awakens set.
The cult-favourite auteur says he stopped caring what anybody thought about him.
Kevin Smith has confirmed that Zack Snyder's cut of Justice League exists, and he wants Warner Bros to release it.
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Pictured with his wife and daughter, he wore his trademark hockey shirt and backwards baseball cap, but looked stunningly trim, having lost a massive 32lbs.
<strong>UPDATE: </strong>After taking us through his harrowing journey of having a heart attack, Kevin Smith has finally returned home and is now a vegetarian. The fanboy of all fanboys and one-half of the iconic cult duo of <em>Jay and Silent Bob</em>, took to Twitter to let everyone know that he is feeling good. “Home again, home again, jiggety-jig!” he said. “Home is where the heart is and the heart is feeling good! It's actually getting more blood flow and oxygen than it has in a long time. So…
No one berates Chris Pratt in front of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn and gets away with it.
Smith, 47, was rushed to hospital after falling ill following a stand-up comedy show at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California.
Kevin Smith says he intends to donate all future residuals from his Miramax and The Weinstein Company-produced films to the organization Women in Film, following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct made against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. “My entire career is tied up with the man,” Smith said in the latest episode of his podcast, Hollywood Babble-On. “”It’s been a weird f–ing week.
The 90s cult comedy icons, played by Smith and Jason Mewes, are coming back to screens for the first time in over a decade.
In a ceremony emceed by noted fanboy Kevin Smith, Lee was saluted by the likes of actors Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson in Avengers and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther), Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, as well as former Spider-Man writer and Spawn creator Todd McFarlane.
Lisa Spoonauer, who played Caitlin Bree in the 1994 film “Clerks,” has died, the film’s director Kevin Smith said Tuesday. “Devastated to report that #LisaSpoonauer, who played Caitlin in #clerks, has passed away,” Smith wrote. Smith went on to recall how, after a night of open auditions, he failed to find the “perfect Caitlin Bree,” so he dropped in at an acting class at Brookdale Community College to scout for talent.
Played by Smith and his longtime cohort Jason Mewes, drug-dealing duo Jay and Silent Bob were the one constant thread connecting Smith’s first five films: 1994’s ‘Clerks,’ 1995’s ‘Mallrats,’ 1997’s ‘Chasing Amy,’ 1999’s ‘Dogma,’ and 2001’s ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.’ Whilst this last film was meant to close the book on Smith’s ‘Askewniverse’ (named for his production company of the time, View Askew), the characters later returned again in Smith’s 2006 film ‘Clerks II,’ plus little-seen 2013 animation ‘Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie’ from director Steve Stark. Whilst Smith has mainly focused on podcasting in recent years, in between making oddball indie movies ‘Tusk’ and ‘Yoga Hosers’ and directing episodes of TV’s ‘The Flash’ and ‘Supergirl,’ the writer-director has also been making efforts to return to his earlier days with plans for both a third ‘Clerks’ and a ‘Mallrats’ TV series.
Kevin Smith has had a difficult relationship with film critics over the years, but recently decided to make nice ahead of the release of ‘Yoga Hosers’ - his latest film. Smith has decided to tackle that criticism head-on, and “take it as a man” as he puts it, on his podcast Hollywood Babble-On. On camera, co-host Ralph Garman read excerpts from the most brutal reviews to Smith for the first time.
You wouldn’t think that an ultra-low brow comedy about a duo of teenage convenience store clerks and yoga enthusiasts who do battle with an army of Nazi sausages could in any way result in a bracing attack of ‘the feels’ – but you might be surprised. Yahoo Movies invited Harley Quinn Smith, co-lead of ‘Yoga Hosers’ and daughter of director Kevin Smith, to interview her father on the eve of the film’s US theatrical release, and both parties were tearful by the end. In the interview, Smith Jr. only managed to ask her father a single question – to name his favourite actor he’d ever worked with.
During an interview on Geeking Out, an AMC show hosted by Kevin Smith, ‘Zombieland’ writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick talk about the cult movie as they make the stark revelation that legendary actor Bill Murray wasn’t meant to be in the movie - instead it was thought that the late Patrick Swayze would fill the cameo role. The likes of Jean-Claude Van Damme were allegedly approached and all of them turned it down, so they asked one of the film’s stars Woody Harrelson for ideas.
It seems that the only way that we can hope to deter the more repugnant trolls hiding behind their computer screens is to shame them one by one. Sure, it’ll take a while, but director Kevin Smith appears up to the challenge. Yesterday, Smith took one particularly loathsome keyboard warrior and eviscerated him for truly vile remarks he decided to make about an innocuous picture posted by his daughter, actress Harley Quinn Smith.