Tag: KEVIN SMITH

Kevin Smith Doubles Down On His Belief That Martin Scorsese Made ‘The Biggest Superhero Movie Ever’

Kevin Smith has discovered the ultimate bar argument: who would win in a fight, Jesus or Superman? Last week, the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot writer and director shared his two cents on Martin Scorsese’s belief that Marvel movies are “not cinema,” telling Yahoo! that, actually, Marty made the “the biggest superhero movie ever,” 1988’s […]

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Kevin Smith Knows Why DC TV Shows Do Better Than DC Movies

DC currently has the highest grossing movie in the world, with the gritty stand-alone spin-off Joker raking in the riches, despite fears that it would inspire copycat violence. But their films don’t always work out. For every Aquaman or Wonder Woman there’s a Justice League or a Suicide Squad, the latter which made money despite […]

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Kevin Smith Unveils The ‘Jay & Silent Bob Reboot’ Take On Tony Stark In An ‘Iron Bob’ Clip

Kevin Smith is leaving no nerd stone unturned in Jay & Silent Bob Reboot, as one would expect from the guy who’s possibly watched Avengers: Endgame about 8,000 times by now. Smith is even to the point where he more than suggested that Martin Scorsese helmed “the biggest superhero movie ever” (in response to Marty […]

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We Talked Weed With Kevin Smith Then Smoke-Tested His Three New Strains

Legendary indie filmmaker Kevin Smith has officially thrown his backward baseball cap and oversized trenchcoat into the weed game, teaming up with California-based cannabis processor Caviar Gold for three luxurious high-THC high-CBD strains in a promotion for Smith’s newest film, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The strains, Snoochie Boochies, Berzerker, and Snoogans — a hybrid, […]

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Kevin Smith Believes Martin Scorsese Actually Made ‘The Biggest Superhero Movie Ever’

Martin Scorsese grumpily made headlines (and James Gunn sad) last week when he compared the Marvel Cinematic Universe to theme parks, adding, “It isn’t the cinema of human beings trying to convey emotional, psychological experiences to another human being.” To some Marvel fans, the kind who sound like Rodney Dangerfield when Avengers: Endgame isn’t at […]

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Kevin Smith Says WWE Uninvited Him And Jason Mewes From Smackdown After They Were On AEW Dynamite

Last week, as you probably remember, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes appeared on the debut episode of AEW Dynamite. They sat in the front row for the entire show, and were interviewed by Chris Van Vliet about their upcoming movie Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, which features Chris Jericho, in a short segment that also […]

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Kevin Smith Says Harvey Weinstein Called Him About Making ‘Dogma 2’ A Week Before The Scandal Broke

Kevin Smith is making the rounds to promote Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, his latest film as well as his latest roundelay with the characters played by Jason Mewes and himself. As he’s wont to do, he’s telling stories — including a chilling one about one of the people who made his career: Harvey Weinstein, […]

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Kevin Smith Spoofs ‘Batman V. Superman’ In The First ‘Jay And Silent Bob Reboot’ Clip

Say what you will about the quality of Kevin Smith’s recent movies, but he must be a cool guy to work for, because Jay and Silent Bob Reboot has an impressive cast for a film that’s only getting a limited release. Outside of the titular duo, played by Jason Mewes and Smith, there’s also Ben […]

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The ‘Jay And Silent Bob Reboot’ Poster Includes A Tribute To A Marvel Legend

If you look closely in the trailer for Kevin Smith’s Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, you’ll notice that Brodie Bruce (played by Jason Lee, reprising his role from Mallrats and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back) is wearing a shirt with Stan Lee’s face in it. This is one of two tributes in the movie […]

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Kevin Smith Criticized A Weight Loss Ad For Using His Infamous ‘Jorts’ Image Without Permission

Getty Image Following his “massive” heart attack last year, Kevin Smith lost over 50 pounds and became an ambassador for Weight Watchers. He did not, however, do Keto, despite what an online advertisement claims. The Jay and Silent Bob Reboot director and star took to his Instagram to call out a fake ad, showing before-and-after […]

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Kevin Smith Revealed He’s Making A ‘He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe’ Anime Show For Netflix

Mattel Kevin Smith is busy. On top of being the ever-stoked king of comic book and nerd culture, the filmmaker and wit has his Jay and Silent Bob reboot — entitled Jay and Silent Bob Reboot — out in October. On Sunday he revealed another project: He’s rebooting He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, […]

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Kevin Smith Confirms The Existence Of The ‘Justice League’ Snyder Cut, But There’s A Catch

Warner Bros. Last April, Justice League‘s original director, Zack Snyder, confirmed what his fans had long suspected and clamored for: a so-called “Snyder Cut” of the film exists. Despite this fact, as well as the recent turnover at Warner Bros., the Joss Whedon-less version of the failed DC Comics tentpole is all there is. The […]

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Kevin Smith Reveals Which Role Matt Damon Will Be Reprising In ‘Jay And Silent Bob Reboot’

Lionsgate Though not as obvious as his longtime creative partnership with Ben Affleck, Kevin Smith has worked with Affleck’s fellow Good Will Hunting actor and scribe Matt Damon on numerous occasions. For starters, there’s the wildly weird fact that Smith is credited as a co-executive producer on the Oscar-winning film, but the obvious contender is […]

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Kevin Smith Has Ended His Feud With A Famous Actor He Once Called ‘Soul Sucking’ To Work With

Warner Bros. Pictures The thing about action-comedies is that maybe two percent of them are good — Cop Out falls into the other 98 percent. The 2010 film, starring Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, and Seann William Scott, received miserable reviews, didn’t make back its $55 million budget, and led to a falling out between Willis […]

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The Most Expensive Scene In ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Contained Almost No Special Effects

Marvel Studios From the climactic battle in the ruins of the team’s destroyed complex to pretty much any shot involving time travel, Avengers: Endgame is chock-full of special effects-driven shots that probably cost Marvel Studios (and Disney) at least a snapped universe’s worth of money. Despite the obviousness of this, however, directors Joe and Anthony […]

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Kevin Smith Shares What His Biggest Regret Was When He Thought He Was Going To Die

SABAN Last February, director Kevin Smith suffered a “massive” heart attack that nearly killed him. He has since recovered, though, and not only lost a ton of weight, but made another movie, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (check out the first trailer here). Still, despite his good fortune, Smith believed he was going to die […]

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Kevin Smith Will Host A Live Reading Of His Never-Made ‘Clerks III’ Script For A Charitable Cause

Getty Image Whenever he’s not too busy working on the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, writer and director Kevin Smith is ruining (or improving) Stranger Things, defending his oeuvre and all kinds of other things on socail media. His latest bit? Announcing a special live reading of his unproduced Clerks III script for a charitable […]

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Kevin Smith Made A Can’t-Unsee Comparison Between Millie Bobby Brown And His ‘Jay And Silent Bob’ Co-Star

NETFLIX It’s been — and will continue to be — an eventful year for Kevin Smith. Not only does he have a new movie, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, coming out this fall, his script for Mallrats made an appearance in one of the year’s top-grossing movies, Captain Marvel. (Also, he celebrated the 10-year anniversary […]

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