Review: ‘Clerk’ – Documentary about the life/career of indie film-maker/podcaster Kevin Smith

The documentary Clerk from director Malcom Ingram (Small Town Gay Bar, Out To Win) explores the life and career of filmmaker and multi-hyphenate Kevin Smith.

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First look and release date for Kevin Smith’s ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Part 2

Kevin Smith has released the first look image and release date for Part 2 of his animated Netflix show Masters Of The Universe: Revelation. The five episodes which formed Part 1 were released on Netflix in July 2021 with the last five episodes (Part 2) due to be released November 23rd 2021.

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Kevin Smith documentary ‘Clerk’ gets release date.

The documentary Clerk from director Malcom Ingram (Small Town Gay Bar, Out To Win) explores the life and career of filmmaker and multi-hyphenate Kevin Smith. The film which had its premiere in March at SXSW and will now get a digital release on November 23rd 2021 thanks to a distribution deal with 1091 Pictures (The Last Blockbuster). Continue reading

Kevin Smith’s ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ will pay homage to 80s cinema

Kevin Smith and Mattel Television upcoming animated series “Masters of the Universe: Revelation,”  will serve as a direct continuation to the animated series from the 1980s.

“Part 1” of the series will feature five episodes that are all premiering on July 23, and Smith revealed on Twitter over the weekend that each one pays tribute to a 1980s classic.


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Trailer for ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Netflix anime show from Kevin Smith

Showrunner Kevin Smith has today given us our first taste at Masters of the Universe: Revelation; the upcoming Netflix Original anime series created by Smith and based upon the characters of Masters of the Universe in a collaboration between Netflix and Mattel Television. The series is produced by Powerhouse Animation Studio and is the third series produced by the studio after Castlevania and Seis Manos. Smith is joined by four writers; Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock), Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Diya Mishra (October Faction) and Tim Sheridan (The Death and Return of Superman). The trailer was released as part of the ‘Netflix Geeked’ event.

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New film book ‘Kevin Smith’s Secret Stash: The Definitive Visual History’ details announced

Insight Editions have released details of a new film ‘coffee table’ book titled ‘Kevin Smith’s Secret Stash: The Definitive Visual History‘ which will of-course explore the life and career of film-maker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma, Chasing Amy, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back). The book features a foreword from Smith’s longtime friend and co-star Jason Mewes as well as testmonials/writing from Smith’s longtime producer Scott Mosier; director J.J. Abrams; actors Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Seth Rogen and Justin Long; and Smith’s wife Jennifer Schwalbach-Smith and daughter Harley Quinn Smith, among others. Details were released during an interview for io9.

Kevin Smith's Secret Stash

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First look at ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Netflix anime show from Kevin Smith

Entertainment Weekly has today given us our first look at Masters of the Universe: Revelation; the upcoming Netflix Original anime show-run by Kevin Smith and based upon the characters of Masters of the Universe in a collaboration between Netflix and Mattel Television. The series is produced by Powerhouse Animation Studio and is the third series produced by the studio after Castlevania and Seis Manos. Smith is joined by four writers; Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock), Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Diya Mishra (October Faction) and Tim Sheridan (The Death and Return of Superman).

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Prequel comic-book for ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Netflix series Announced

IGN has today revealed details of a prequel comic book tie-in Masters of the Universe: Revelation; the upcoming Netflix Original anime series created by Smith and based upon the characters of Masters of the Universe in a collaboration between Netflix and Mattel Television.  The comic series is being released by indie label Dark Horse Comics.

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Music Reveal for ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Netflix anime show from Kevin Smith

Showrunner Kevin Smith has today given us our first taste at Masters of the Universe: Revelation; the upcoming Netflix Original anime series created by Smith and based upon the characters of Masters of the Universe in a collaboration between Netflix and Mattel Television. The series is produced by Powerhouse Animation Studio and is the third series produced by the studio after Castlevania and Seis Manos. Smith is joined by four writers; Marc Bernardin (Castle Rock), Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Diya Mishra (October Faction) and Tim Sheridan (The Death and Return of Superman).

In an instagram post he revealed a tease of the shows music from Composer Bear McCreary

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Review: The Lookalike (2014)

From director Richard Grey and writer Michele Davis-Gray, The Lookalike is a gritty noir thriller starring Justin Long (also a Producer on the film), Gillian Jacobs, John Corbett & Steven Bauer.

This plays like any other drug deal gone bad, mixed-morals thriller. I did however find the plot baffling and hard to follow at times. The screenplay seems to assume you will figure out the back story as you go along as there are no real exposition scenes at the start of the film. It uses that old device of introducing us gradually to the characters intertwining tales; but this has been done better by others many times before.

Justin Long playslookalike1 Holt, the socially-conscious flatmate of drug dealer Joe who sparks up a romance with junkie Lacey (Gillian Jacobs); but as the story develops we see there is more to this interaction than meets the eye. Long turns in his usual quirky performance. Continue reading