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Kevin Smith Named Guest Critic On Ebert And Roeper

Writer-director-actor Kevin Smith, who famously tangled last week with ABC-TV critic Joel Siegel after Siegel showily walked out on a screening of Smith's Clerks II, is set to become a film critic himself next week....

Smith's 10,000 Credits Assailed

Kevin Smith's marketing gimmick to give an end-credit to the first 10,000 people on MySpace.com who linked their "friends list" to the Clerks II website, has been roundly criticized by award-winning L.A. Weekly columnist Nikki...

Scrubs Duo Take On Fletch

ZACH BRAFF is to step into comedy legend CHEVY CHASE's shoes and star in a new prequel of the 1980s movie franchise FLETCH. BILL LAWRENCE, the creator of TV comedy SCRUBS, has been signed up...

Dawson Left Red-faced At Comic-con

SIN CITY star ROSARIO DAWSON was left feeling like "a total dork" at Sunday's (23JUL06) Comic-Con comic book convention in California when she was called upon to fill-in for an absent KEVIN SMITH. The actress...

Smith Delighted By Clerks Sequel Response

Director KEVIN SMITH is delighted by the mediocre reviews for his new movie CLERKS II, because they remind him of the feedback he has received from lovers. The maverick film-maker is happily settled down with...

Kevin Smith Says He Expected Nc-17 Rating For Clerks Ii

Director Kevin Smith said Saturday that he had been prepared to fight the MPAA's ratings board if Clerks II had received an NC-17 rating. "I was getting ready to have the jihad of all jihads...

Pirates' Treasure Grows

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest outran every film in history to the $300-million mark over the weekend as it piled up an additional $35 million to bring its total to $321.7 million according...

Pirates Still Sailing The High Seas On Top Of The Us Box Office

JOHNNY DEPP's record-breaking PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequel is still afloat at the top of the US box office for a third week, plundering efforts from a string of new releases. DEAD MAN'S CHEST hauled...

Smith Slams Singer's Superman For Not Being Gay Enough

Comic book fan and movie-maker KEVIN SMITH has hit out at BRYAN SINGER's new SUPERMAN RETURNS blockbuster - because the Man of Steel isn't "gay enough." Smith wrote a script for an aborted Superman project...

Movie Reviews: Clerks Ii

Joel Siegel, the ABC critic who famously walked out of a screening of Kevin Smith's Clerks II, announcing aloud that it was the first time he had done so in 30 years of reviewing, will...

Kevin Smith Stings Back

Director Kevin Smith, who once said that being named by Bob and Harvey Weinstein to write and direct The Green Hornet was like a "dream come true," now says he wants no part of the...

Abc Critic Siegel And Director Kevin Smith Clash Over Clerks Ii

Today's (Wednesday) New York Post prints director Kevin Smith's online rant over ABC critic Joel Siegel's noisy departure from a press screening of Smith's Clerks II. According to the newspaper's "Page Six" column, Siegel rose...

Mewes Becomes Womaniser After Rehab

Recovering drug addict JASON MEWES has turned his penchant for scoring drugs into a penchant for scoring women. The CLERKS star has battled drug and alcohol addiction for years and finally became clean in 2003....

Smith Denies Affleck Feud

LATEST: Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has hit out at reports he is furious with good friend BEN AFFLECK for failing to cast him in his new film. The JERSEY GIRL director insists he was only kidding...

Affleck Refuses To Miss Out On Smith Film

BEN AFFLECK insisted on making an appearance in KEVIN SMITH's upcoming CLERK's sequel, after the cult director pointed out the movie would be the first he'd made in a decade that didn't feature the actor....

Mewes Credits Affleck With Recovery

Recovering drug addict JASON MEWES has heaped praise on MALLRATS co-star BEN AFFLECK for helping him when he was at an all-time low. Mewes called Affleck and asked for help when he was hooked on...

Smith Offers Pal Mewes Sobriety Rewards

Cult movie maker KEVIN SMITH has promised to revisit his JAY AND SILENT BOB franchise if the film's star, JASON MEWES, stays away from drugs. Mewes, who pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and a...

Damon's Kirk Casting In Doubt

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has cast doubt on speculation MATT DAMON is being lined up to fill WILLIAM SHATNER's shoes as the new CAPTAIN KIRK. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director JJ ABRAMS reportedly wants Damon to play...

Affleck Moans To Smith

BEN AFFLECK is struggling with his directorial debut GONE, BABY, GONE so much he has called up old friend and film-maker KEVIN SMITH for advice. Affleck has appeared in six Smith movies, including CHASING AMY,...

Smith Wants Cameo In Affleck Film

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has blasted his friend BEN AFFLECK for failing to cast him in his directional debut GONE, BABY, GONE. Affleck is currently filming the mystery drama in his native Massachusetts and upset Smith...

Smith's Brokeback Ordeal

Hollywood director KEVIN SMITH's personal experience of anal problems makes him watch BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN in a whole new light. The CHASING AMY film-maker regularly suffers from haemorrhoids and after one bout left him with particularly...

Smith Thrilled With Clerks Ii

KEVIN SMITH insists the forthcoming sequel to his 1994 cult comedy CLERKS is the best movie he has ever made. After a mixed response to his last film, 2004 romantic comedy JERSEY GIRL, Smith has...

Stars Consider The 'F' Word In Provocative New Film

Rapper ICE-T, crooner PAT BOONE and ALANIS MORRISETTE are among the stars featuring in a provocative new documentary all about the 'F' word. The eclectic trio will join DREW CAREY, porn star RON JEREMY and...

Richie Stunned By Bathroom Sex Claims

Socialite NICOLE RICHIE is fuming after director KEVIN SMITH told an audience of university students she had drunken sex in a bathroom with former drug addict actor JASON MEWES. Smith made the claim during a...

No Daredevil For Affleck?

BEN AFFLECK has reportedly dropped out of the DAREDEVIL sequel because the film won't be as dark as he'd like it to be. Affleck was hoping best pal and comic book superfan KEVIN...

Smith Champions Brokeback

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has lavished praised on ANG LEE's cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, hailing HEATH LEDGER a "genius". The CLERKS director was moved to tears watching Ledger and JAKE GYLLENHAAL's doomed love affair in...

Smith Considers Revisiting Dogma With Morissette As God

Cult movie-maker KEVIN SMITH is secretly working on plans for a sequel to quirky film DOGMA and he hopes to persuade ALANIS MORISSETTE to reprise her role as God. The beloved director has posted...

Smith Quits Fletch Film

LATEST: Cult movie maker KEVIN SMITH has reportedly quit the planned FLETCH WON film after spending years fighting for pal JASON LEE to play the reporter created in the 1980s by CHEVY CHASE. The...

Smith 'Not Talented' Enough For Green Hornet

KEVIN SMITH backed out of directing the new movie version of comic book classic THE GREEN HORNET, because he's "not talented enough". The cult movie maker has adapted the storyline for the big screen,...

Smith Still Fighting For Lee As Fletch

LATEST: Cult movie-maker KEVIN SMITH is holding out for JASON LEE to recreate bumbling private detective IRWIN 'FLETCH' FLETCHER in his long-awaited sequel to the 1980s CHEVY CHASE films. Internet reports suggest ZACH BRAFF...

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