You Truly Can Go Home Again – Clerks III

I fully admit that I'm a Kevin Smith fanboy. From the moment I first saw Clerks in college (one of the first DVDs I ever bought, right after Fight Club and Reservoir Dogs), I was hooked. The humor, the observations on late Gen-X/early Millennial disillusionment, the overly abundant amount of stoner jokes, they all hit … Continue reading You Truly Can Go Home Again – Clerks III

How Many Ways Can You Say “Thank You?” – Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Part of the reason I started this blog is so I could give people an honest, unfiltered opinion on movies, wholly removed from your standard critics, who largely fit into two categories. Basically they're either funded by the studios and their parent companies to generate pull quotes for advertising, or they're high falutin types who … Continue reading How Many Ways Can You Say “Thank You?” – Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Living Just Enough for the City – Blindspotting

I had an odd observation while watching an advance screening of the new film, Blindspotting with my girlfriend last night. Earlier this year, through MoviePass, we got to attend an advance screening of Flower, which reminded me of Kevin Smith's debut, Clerks, in that the joke about a girl sucking 37 dicks was essentially the main character trait of … Continue reading Living Just Enough for the City – Blindspotting

Kevin Smith’s Signature Joke Becomes a Movie Premise – Flower

In his 1994 debut, Clerks, writer-director-actor-my hero Kevin Smith started his most famous running gag. During a frank discussion about sex, Dante Hicks and his girlfriend Veronica have a fight because Veronica claims a moral high ground, as she's only had sex with three men as opposed to Dante's 12 women. However, the punchline is that … Continue reading Kevin Smith’s Signature Joke Becomes a Movie Premise – Flower