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SXSW 2021: Clerk (2021) Review

From a film about a guy who was "not even supposed to be here today", 27 years later Kevin Smith is, for better or worse, still here. Clerk is a documentary that takes a Quick Stop down memory lane. Malcolm Ingram's film is a

EIFF 2016: The Overview

And that's it. You don't need to put up with any more of my constant babbling (well, for a few days anyway). EIFF 2016 has come and gone, and what a fantastic 70th year it was for the festival. Kevin Smith (plus wife, Jen, and daughter,…

EIFF 2016: Holidays (2016)

Remember when horror anthology movies were few and far between? Now it feels as if we get another one every month. Holidays is one such film, bringing to you a selection of holiday-based tales from the likes of Adam Egypt Mortimer, Kevin…

EIFF 2016: Yoga Hosers (2016)

The second film in writer-director Kevin Smith's planned True North trilogy (with Tusk being the first and Moose Jaws being the third), Yoga Hosers is a marked step up from his previous outing. Although I enjoyed parts of Tusk, especially…

EIFF 2016 – Coming Attractions

Yes, as you may have noticed already, it's that time of year again. The time when Edinburgh is abuzz with movie screenings, movie audiences, and us pesky reviewers being as nice or nasty as each film seems to demand. And it's a special…

4.3.2.1 (2010)

4.3.2.1 doesn't do itself any favours with the way it, almost from the very beginning, puts itself up for comparison with great movies like Pulp Fiction and Go. Thankfully, the movie does well enough to sit comfortably in such esteemed…

Red State (2011)

The latest movie from writer-director Kevin Smith is, for those of you who have remained unaware, something radically different from anything that he’s done before. Described by some (including Smith himself) as a horror movie, I would…

Empire Big Screen

Empire Magazine’s ambitious efforts to create a glossy and endearingly unique film festival arrived last weekend under the guise of Empire Big Screen. Billed as a live movie event that promised to bring Hollywood to London, hordes of eager…

Cop Out (2010)

Kevin Smith, never one to shy away from incurring the wrath of the masses (e.g. the material that provided the basis for the great Dogma, his enjoyable sequel to Clerks that had fans baying for blood even before seeing it . . . . . . and…