Kevin Smith’s Mooby’s Restaurant becomes reality for LA Pop-Up

‘Mooby the Golden Calf’ is a fictional children’s television character created by writer/director Kevin Smith which is the figurehead of a fictional fast food chain that is featured throughout the View Askewniverse, most notably in the films Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back and Clerks II and more recently appeared again in 2019’s Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Moobys set for Jay & Silent Bob Reboot

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Review: The Ghost of Peter Sellers (2018)

The Ghost of Peter Sellers is an incredibly personal and yet entertaining look back at the ill fated Peter Sellers production of ‘Ghost in the Noonday Sun’.

In September 1973 Sellers embarked on the production of a 17th Century pirate comedy in Cyprus for Columbia Pictures; ‘Ghost in the Noonday Sun’. Sellers lost confidence with the film as soon as production began and desperately tried to sabotage it; firing the Producers in the first week and then setting his sights on his friend, the Director, Peter Medak (who had previously had 3 back-to-back successes; most notably ‘The Ruling Class’ in 1972 with Peter O’Toole). The film would change his career forever. Continue reading

Review: Better Than Love (2019)

Better Than Love is the debut from writer/director Ted Carney; co-written by Tim Schaff. The film stars Andrew Lawrence, Alexandra Rodriguez, DeRon Brigdon, Lily Berlina & Matthew Lawrence. 

“19-year-old Jon’s (Andrew Lawrence) hopes of escaping the suburban ghetto get derailed when his drug-hustling childhood friend is incarcerated. Jon’s loyalty challenges his morality as he ascends to benevolent “Kingpin” of his neighborhood. Jon develops a relationship with a beautiful recovering addict, AJ (Alexandra Rodriguez). Everything comes to a halt when Jon suffers a severe accident. Jon’s physical and emotional pain leads him to a new romance, with OxyContin. Unable to track down AJ, Jon falls into the deep hole of addiction. Caught between love and death, Jon tries to save everyone but himself.”

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Review: Chasing Leia (2020) – a short film about fandom and addiction.

Chasing Leia is the short film debut from writer/director Henry Wentworth; who also appears in the film. The story follows Billie (Harry Wight); a recovering addict as he battles with his addiction and inner demons with the aid of his group of friends; who are all members of the local comic book/pop culture geek community.  

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Saw Reboot ‘Spiral’ Trailer Released

After being leaked on Reddit – the trailer for the new SAW reboot from Chris Rock has been officially released with Lionsgate under the title ‘Spiral – From The Book of Saw’. The film stars Chris Rock and Samuel L Jackson and is being directed by Franchise favourite Darren Lynn Bousman who directed Saw II, Saw III and Saw IV.

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Review: Creation (Short)

Review by Rita Mwanza


Creation is a short film by Ruggero Dalla Santa. A naked man in empty white room with a laptop begins to learn that what he wants is not always what he needs. Human desire is perfectly captured as Adam uses his unlimited control to build his world. Adam continues to create his own world, perfected in his image. All of this is gone almost instantaneously Continue reading

Jay & Silent Bob Reboot HMV Exclusive BluRay – Review

Written, directed, edited by and starring Kevin Smith – ‘rebooting’ his 2001 comedy Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; Smith has described Jay & Silent Bob Reboot as “literally the same fuсking movie all over again”. It is the seventh film in the View Askewniverse. The film also stars Jason Mewes, Harley Quinn Smith and features many cameos including Jason LeeBrian O’HalloranBen Affleck , Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon. The film is now out on DVD, BluRay and VOD in UK – including this exclusive limited edition Blu-Ray release from HMV (Region 2 UK release). 

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Review: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017), and the final episode of the nine-part “Skywalker saga“.

The film is directed by J.J. Abrams; returning to the saga after producing the first film of the Disney era trilogy, The Force Awakens in 2015.

The film’s cast includes Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams.


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Review: Long Lost (2018)

Long Lost; from writer/director Erik Bloomquist stars Adam Weppler as Seth, a young man invited to spend a long weekend at a Connecticut mansion with his long lost millionaire half-brother Richard (Nicholas Tucci) who, along with his enigmatic live-in girlfriend Abby (Catherine Corcoran), ‘lead Seth down a psychosexual rabbit hole wherein luxury and temptation are intermingled with treachery and taboo’.

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