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Shutter Island #1; Avatar Passes $700 Million

On a weekend notable mostly for the fact that Avatar crossed the $700-million mark, Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island remained in first place for the second consecutive week despite falling 46 percent from last weekend. The...

Smith: 'Cop Out Is Tribute To Late Dad'

KEVIN SMITH signed on to direct new comedy COP OUT as a tribute to his late father.The filmmaker's latest release stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as a pair of detectives on the hunt for...

Tax Trouble Prompts Smith To Abandon Fan-funded Movie

Director KEVIN SMITH has been forced to abandon plans to accept fan donations to fund his movie RED STATE because tax issues have turned the innovative idea into a "nightmare".The filmmaker first detailed his hopes...

Movie Reviews Cop Out

Critics, who often seem to be on a best-friend basis with writer-director Kevin Smith, have turned on him. There's hardly a decent review of Cop Out among all of them appearing today. And some of...

Kevin Smith Berates Critics

Kevin Smith has blasted critics of his latest movie 'Cop Out'. The 39-year-old director took to his twitter page to berate those who failed to find the funny side of the comedy film, which stars...

Smith Slams 'Money-grabbing' Wife Speculation

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has laughed off speculation his wife only married him for his money, insisting she's "insanely frugal" with the couple's cash.The Clerks director wed Jennifer Schwalbach Smith in 1999 and they share a...

Smith Tv Killed A Couple Of Dicks Title

Writer-director Kevin Smith has disclosed that his upcoming movie Cop Out lost its original title, A Couple of Dicks , because the major TV networks threatened not to run ads for it before 9 00...

Smith Plans Hockey Movie Based On Zevon Song

Director KEVIN SMITH is planning to honour late rocker WARREN ZEVON by turning one of his songs into a new movie.Smith is working on a screenplay for Hit Somebody, which was penned by writer Mitch...

Smith: 'Fat People Are Hated'

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH is convinced overweight people face discrimination in America - because there is a lot of "fat hate out there".The Clerks director was left fuming earlier this month (Feb10) when he was booted...

Smith: 'I'll Never Fly Southwest Again'

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH has vowed never to fly the unfriendly skies with budget U.S. airline Southwest again after he was asked to leave a plane on Saturday (13Feb10) because he was too fat.The Clerks director...

Southwest Bosses Apologise To Smith

Bosses at U.S. airline Southwest have apologised to moviemaker and actor KEVIN SMITH for kicking him off a plane bound for Burbank, California on Saturday (13Feb10) - because of his size.The heavyweight director had boarded...

Smith Fights Airline Over 'Too Fat' Jibe

Heavyweight filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has challenged bosses of a top U.S. airline to prove he was "too fat" for a flight at the weekend (13Feb10) - and vowed to donate $10,000 (£6,250) to charity if...

Kevin Smith Too Fat To Fly

Kevin Smith has been kicked off a plane - for being too fat. The 39-year-old director-and-actor - who played Silent Bob in his 'Clerks' movies and who has battled his weight for years - usually...

Director Smith Booted Off Flight Over Weight

Heavyweight filmmaker KEVIN SMITH was left fuming on Saturday (13Feb10) after he was asked to disembark a U.S. flight because he was "too fat".The star and director of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back boarded...

Smith Gives In To Movie Censors Over A Couple Of Dicks

Director KEVIN SMITH has been forced to change the name of his new BRUCE WILLIS cop comedy because studio bosses felt A COUPLE OF DICKS would lead to marketing issues.The Clerks filmmaker wanted to use...

Why Kevin Smith Agreed To Change Title Of His Movie

Kevin Smith agreed to change the title of his latest movie to Cop Out , after learning that his previous title, A Couple of Dicks , would face the same sort of rejection by TV...

Kevin Smith Forced To Change Title Of A Couple Of Dicks

Writer-director Kevin Smith says that Warner Bros. has forced him to change the title of his upcoming Tracy Morgan-Bruce Willis comedy A Couple of Dicks. In a message posted Tuesday on Twitter, Smith said, "While...

Willis Intimidated Smith

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has branded BRUCE WILLIS the "most intimidating" actor he's ever worked with.Director Smith recruited the actor for his upcoming cop movie A Couple of DICks and the pair sparked speculation of a...

Kevin Smith Praises Pot

Kevin Smith says smoking marijuana makes him a better filmmaker.The 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' director-and-writer has smoked cannabis-laced cigarettes up to three times a day since Hollywood funnyman Seth Rogen introduced him to...

Smith's New Success Is Down To Rogen's Weed Diet

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH has credited actor SETH ROGEN - and a newfound love of marijuana - with pulling him out of a creative downturn.The Clerks director was uninspired and unsure where his career was headed...

Smith's Shock At Fan's Tattoo Tribute

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH is still in shock over a superfan who stripped down to his underwear and asked him for an autograph - so he could have the director's signature tattooed on his bum.The Clerks...

Smith To Stage Labor Day 'Tweet-athon'

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH is planning to spend Labor Day (07Sep09) 'tweeting' fans.The cult Clerks and Jersey Girl director admits he's been training for a marathon Twitter.com session for weeks - and fans can ask him...

Unchivalrous Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith fled when a mugger approached him - leaving Alanis Morissette to fend for herself.The film director was walking in Los Angeles with the singer-and-actress after they had been working on 1999 movie 'Dogma'...

Smith Failed To Protect Morissette

Filmmaker KEVIN SMITH's attempts to woo ALANIS MORISSETTE collapsed - he acted like a coward when they were approached by a would-be robber.The screenwriter had just finished shooting 1999 movie Dogma with the singer when...

Willis Denies 'Feud' With Dicks Director Smith

BRUCE WILLIS has brushed off rumours of a feud with Hollywood filmmaker KEVIN SMITH - after the director reportedly lashed out at a recent event for their new film A COUPLE OF DICKS.Willis was noticeably...

Smith 'Blasts Willis At Dicks Wrap Party'

Hollywood filmmaker KEVIN SMITH sparked rumours of a feud with BRUCE WILLIS by reportedly launching into a rant about the actor after he failed to show at an event for their new film A COUPLE...

Smith 'Blasts Willis At Dicks Wrap Party'

Hollywood filmmaker KEVIN SMITH sparked rumours of a feud with BRUCE WILLIS by reportedly launching into a rant about the actor after he failed to show at an event for their new film A COUPLE...

Smith Offended Garner With Affleck Gags

Director KEVIN SMITH got on the wrong side of his CATCH AND RELEASE co-star JENNIFER GARNER - after he ridiculed her husband BEN AFFLECK when he visited the set.Smith, who is a longtime pal of...

Smith Loves New Captain Kirk

Moviemaker KEVIN SMITH knows the secret behind the success of the new STAR TREK movie - newcomer CHRIS PINE. The J. J Abrams' blockbuster has beamed up to the top of the global box office following...

Halloween Fails To Scare Up Box-office Business

Halloween, which came on a Friday night this year, gave the box office the willies, as the usual Friday-night dating crowd searched out other entertainment. (The last time Halloween fell on a Friday -- in...

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