hollywood babble-on

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An argument can be made that 2016’s most notable contribution to film history is that the eternal conversation of critic reviews versus audience reaction rose to prominence (FYI, my eyes glazed over with that phrase too…) Safe to say that it might not have been the best year for long time critic whipping boy and fanbeing cult leader Kevin Smith to release a movie about two teenage combat yoga obsessed girls from Canada which, if you haven’t heard, is currently scoring a painful 22% on Rotten Tomatoes (based on 37 reviews.)

What follows is a video of podcaster and amateur hockey jersey model Kevin Smith’s Hollywood Babble-On co-host, Ralph Garman, reading the beating that critics have given Yoga Hosers while the once loved independent filmmaker reacts. Fair warning, this can be difficult to watch. This may not be for everyone. Steady yourself before venturing any further. You will believe a fat man can cry.* (more…)

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To recap, Kevin Smith had a whole series of movies lined up for the next couple of years, and then he floated the idea of revisiting his second film, Mallrats, in a sequel. He did it via Twitter, so naturally everyone took the tease as gospel and ran with it past Excitedville all the way to Hype City. Maybe it’s our relentless obsession with nostalgia, or maybe it’s the stars aligning on the 20th anniversary of the original film, but Smith just couldn’t stop talking about Mallrats 2. The latest development: we will no longer have to wait two years for it! In a new post, Smith conformed that Mallrats 2 will be his next project. (more…)

comic book men

Lovers of Kevin Smith and his many strange ways, rejoice! For his popular television show, Comic Book Men, has been renewed by AMC for a fourth season. What’s more, the powers-that-be seem to have some faith in our favorite geeky fat-man and have ordered yet more Smith-ness to be added to the regular television line-up in the form of two new projects. (more…)