October 27, 2008
Five Favorite Films with Kevin Smith
RT spoke to Smith for his five favorite films ever, and followed up with an interview about dealing with the MPAA and the process of creating the Zack and Miri universe.
July 30, 2007
Frank Miller Faults Weinsteins for Sin City 2 Delay
While sitting on a Comic Con panel, Frank Miller was asked about the hold-up on Sin City 2. (Numerous times, probably.) And it looks like the celebrated author / artist / filmmaker is laying the blame solely at the feet of the Weinstein brothers.
July 20, 2007
Kevin Smith Wants Rosario Dawson for Porno
After becoming well and truly smitten with Rosario Dawson on the set of "Clerks 2," it seems that Kevin Smith wants the actress to play the lead in his next comedy "Zack and Miri Make a Porno."
April 30, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: Two Hours With Kevin Smith
Some journalists are lucky to get 15 minutes with a director; RT-UK hit the jackpot of good fortune when "Clerks 2" director Kevin Smith agreed to a two-hour long kick back, foul-mouthed, rollicking good time chat, so awesome that we're presenting it in not one, not two, but five daily installments! Click here to start reading.
April 6, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: Kevin Smith's Horror Project Revealed
Rotten Tomatoes UK can exclusively reveal that Kevin Smith's next project - a horror movie - is called "Red State". Up until now Smith has revealed little about the film other than the fact it's a horror movie and it'll be decidedly less joke-y than his back-catalogue. But, in addition to the title, Smith was keen to give us a head's up on the plot of the film.
January 3, 2007
Kevin Smith Fulfills His Bruce Willis Dream, Appears in "Die Hard 4"
If you're MySpace friends with "Clerks" man Kevin Smith, you already know that the uber fanboy is a ginormous Bruce Willis fan (OMG he's online now!)...and now, the writer-director-turned-actor has announced he's fulfilled a lifelong dream by joining Bruno in the upcoming "Live Free or Die Hard."
July 27, 2006
Kevin Smith Moonlights as a Film Critic, Sitting in for Ebert
Richard Roeper will have a few guest hosts to work with while good ol' Roger Ebert recovers from recent surgery, and it looks like he'll have a fun time with episode #1. Writer/director/movie-geek Kevin Smith will be stopping by to share his thoughts on some new releases. (No, not "Clerks 2.")
July 24, 2006
Comic-Con 2006: Kevin Smith on The Green Hornet and His TV Plans
Kevin Smith got a taste of San Diego's traffic during Comic-Con this past Saturday when he was delayed for his scheduled panel in the afternoon. It went on with Rosario Dawson filling in for Smith, which was entertaining in and of itself, but for those who lined up for hours in the sweltering heat just to see him, it certainly was disappointing.
July 24, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Passes $300M; "Lady" Stumbles
Johnny Depp made this weekend's four new releases walk the plank as his megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest became the first film of the year to spend three consecutive frames at number one and zoomed past the $300M mark in record time.
July 13, 2006
Angelina Jolie Visiting "Sin City"?
After her work in "Sin City," "The Rundown," and "Clerks 2," (and that ONE scene in "Alexander"!) there's probably not a more movie-geek-friendly mega-hottie than Ms. Rosario Dawson. And now she's spilling some beans on "Sin City 2" AND her participation in the Rodriguez / Tarantino flick "Grind House." (She ALSO informs us that "SC2" will star ... Angelina Jolie??)
June 29, 2006
Silent Bob Talks about Matt Damon & "Star Trek"
Not long ago we shared a widely-reported piece of gossip indicating that new "Star Trek" producer J.J. Abrams wanted to cast Matt Damon in the role of Captain Kirk. Turns out Damon's old buddy Kevin Smith is as skeptical as I am...
June 19, 2006
"Clerks II" Getting Some Premature Critical Love
After screening at Cannes to an eight-minute standing ovation, "Clerks II" is beginning to garner precious positive reviews from print and online critics, who have given Kevin Smith's latest film an 88% Unofficial Tomatometer rating.
June 9, 2006
Three "Clerks 2" One-Sheets!
Fans of Kevin Smith and his View Askewniverse already have July 21st re-circled on their calendars, but Mr. Smith is really good about keeping the fans entertained during their wait. Over at his Silent Bob Speaks blog, you'll find behind-the-scenes video clips, several humorous essays, and (now) a trio of "Clerks 2" posters.
May 30, 2006
CANNES: So, When Can I See These Movies?
For those of you who have been following Rotten Tomatoes' coverage of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, one major question may have crossed your mind: When will I get to see these movies? Well, some of them will be screened in the coming months, but for many others, their status is still up in the air.
May 24, 2006
Kevin Smith Answers Some Reader Mail
Say what you will about rascally filmmaker Kevin Smith, but you sure can't accuse the guy of ignoring his fans. IGN FilmForce is hosting a pair of entertaining video clips in which the "Clerks"-maker answers a bunch of goofy questions from loyal fanboys.
April 3, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Clerks 2
Dante, Randall, Jay, and (apparently) the whole gang is back in Kevin Smith's "Clerks 2," which sees the crew move over from convenience store service to fast food hell. Featuring a bunch of the original cast members and a few newcomers (including the painfully beautiful Rosario Dawson), the flick doesn't open until August, but you can check the brand-new trailer right here!