kevin smith

Today we celebrate every toker, smoker, and joker who ever had the mantle of responsibility thrust upon them in film, and rank them based on the success they experienced navigating their various situations.


The problem with Tusk unfortunately is not that its absurd premise can’t make a decent movie, it’s that Smith doesn’t have a screenplay to support more than, let’s say, 30 minutes of screen time.


Before I go into this week’s entry, I need to admit something that may alienate people right away, or at the very least, make my case a lot harder to establish — I hated “Donnie Darko.” Okay, “hate” is a strong word. Probably too strong, but I think the movie is a bunch of loosely […]


Movie Review: Red State


Movie Review: Cop Out

by Eric Melin on February 26, 2010

in Print Reviews

It makes sense that the man who directed such iconic films as “Clerks” and “Dogma”—which constantly reference movies from the 1980s—would be behind the lens on “Cop Out,” a throwback tribute to the buddy cop movies of the same era. What doesn’t make sense is that “Cop Out” is completely devoid of the inspired and […]