Red State Reviews, Interviews & More

'Clerks III': Kevin Smith Won't Use Kickstarter Or Indiegogo To Fund Sequel...

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Divisive writer-director Kevin Smith recently sat down for an interview with KCRW’s Kim Masters for this week’s episode of The Business, and, as is his style, spoke in great detail about film and, more specifically, his (supposedly) final movie, Clerks III.  Even more specifically, Smith noted that he will not go the crowdfunding route,...

ScreenCrave's Top 20 Films of 2011

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2011 was the year of the indie. The majority of adaptations and blockbusters all fell completely flat, and numerous big studio dramas were missing that something special. Normally I'm one to say that every year is a great year, but this is no There Will be Blood Vs. No Country for Old Men, or even Moon Vs. Inglourious Bastards. That being said, the end of...

Kevin Smith Launches Public Tirade Against Independent Spirit Awards For...

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Kevin Smith is an outspoken guy—between his Twitter account and his podcasting network (let alone his scatologically-inclined films), Smith isn’t afraid to publicly lash out at those he feels have wronged him, whether it’s Bruce Willis, an airline that won’t accommodate heavyset passengers, or just random folks who snipe at him on Twitter.  Despite that history of loquacious lashing,...

Comic-Con 2011: Kevin Smith Talks Red State - Reminds Me Why I Love My Job

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Earlier this year at Sundance Film Festival, Kevin Smith shocked everyone with his film Red State (the camera is finally off the sticks! And there are no talking heads in this bad-boy), as well as with his own personal, live performance that went along with it. Some people called it a stunt, some people questioned why he had called "the auction" when he had no intent on...

Kevin Smith Offers a Taste of Hit Somebody and His Working Process

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Writer/Director/Producer/Actor/Podcaster/Stoner/Twitter Aficionado Kevin Smith is currently on his nationwide tour with his latest film Red State, and has been talking about how his next film Hit Somebody will be his last. When asked about John Goodman's role in the next film via Twitter, Smith spoke well of Goodman's role...

Kevin Smith's 'Red State' Manages To Offend The Westboro Baptist Church

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Wow.  Say what you will about the guy’s decision to auction off the distribution rights to his new horror film Red State to himself at Sundance, but you’ve got to give Kevin Smith one thing—if Red State is able to offend the Westboro Baptist Church (those lovely religious protestors of “God Hates F*gs, God Hates Israel, God Hates the Army, God Hates...

Kevin Smith Screens Red State for NYPD as a 'Sorry' for Cop Out

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Giving back to those you mocked! If there's one thing Kevin Smith is good at, it's owning up to his past and makings amends (we'll see how that goes with distributors for his next film). This time around he's got to say sorry to the NYPD for his portrayal of them in his last film Cop Out. Smith announced today that he will be giving the New York Police Department...

Watch: Melissa Leo in This Red State Clip

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After its premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, Kevin Smith's latest film Red State really caught the attention of main stream audiences. People want to know what it is. Who is in it? And how the story plays out. We can't reveal everything, but you can definitely read our review of the film for our opinion on it. If you need something that's more visually...

Kevin Smith Red State Tour Dates and Ticket Info

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Are you excited to see the most talked about film to come out of the Sundance Film Festival?! If so, this news is for you! Kevin Smith, the director and distributor of the upcoming horror flick Red State has announced the info for his Red State U.S.A. Tour. If you attend, not only will you see the movie, but you'll also get to hear Smith speak...

Sundance 2011 Video: Kevin Smith At Red State Premiere - Changing Indie...

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It's clear, that Kevin Smith's Red State is the film that everyone's talking about out at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Not only was the film itself worth talking about, but so was Smith's performance at the premiere/would-be-auction that was supposed to take place at the event. Though the film is a thriller that takes on the touchy subject of religious...

Kevin Smith's Red State Tour Dates!

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Kevin Smith announced that he will be taking his new film Red State on the road to share with selected audiences before its official release on October 19, 2011.  The tour will include live a Q&A with Smith and the film's villainous star, Michael Parks.  Smith is trying to implement a new means of movie distribution which cuts out the middleman and increases profit margin by relying...

Breaking! Kevin Smith to Self Distribute Red State!

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Update: Checkout ScreenCrave's Red State Review, the live blog of the "sale" of the film, and news regarding the distribution of the movie by Kevin Smith himself!*** Tonight at the Sundance premier of Kevin Smith's Red State, after weeks of hyping a public auction of distribution rights inside the theater immediately following the screening, with speculation...

Sundance 2011: Kevin Smith's Red State - From the Theater Review!

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***Also Update: Check out the live blog of the "sale" of the film, and news regarding the distribution of the movie by Kevin Smith himself!*** It's here! Kevin Smith has kept his latest project under tight wraps (that is, unless you listen to his podcast or follow him on twitter, in which case you know more about it than 90% of press outlets), and everyone has been chomping...

Sundance 2011: Kevin Smith's Red State Auction Live From the Eccles With...

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Update:Video Added! Watch the event below... Also Checkout ScreenCrave's Red State Review, and news regarding the distribution of the movie by Kevin Smith himself!*** Holy Hell!  We just finished the screening of Kevin Smith's Red State, and was that a shocker!  Now, immediately following the premier, he's holding a...

Sundance 2011 Preview: What are we excited for?

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The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this Thursday in Park City, Utah!  We here at ScreenCrave are sending a band of intrepid reporters and cinephiles to bring you the news, reviews, hype, and stories from the independent film world's premier event!  With a record number of submissions, and a festival lineup jam packed with the most promising and challenging features, shorts, and...

Red State Posters: The Father, Caleb, and The Sons

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Kevin Smith continues to release posters for his upcoming film Red State, while helping those who are less fortunate. Three posters from the film labeled, The Father, Caleb, and The Sons, have debuted online and they join The Virgin which we posted a few weeks ago. The newbies appeared on various websites that placed winning bids on the one sheets with the proceeds...

Character Poster for Kevin Smith's Red State Shows The Virgin

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Update: Posters for The Father, Caleb, and The Sons have been released. Check them out now! Kevin Smith has mixed promotion with charity for his upcoming film Red State. The director unveiled the first poster for the film after a group of generous fans pledged $1,000 to The Wayne Foundation in under 30 minutes. The foundation's goal is to stop child rape...

Kevin Smith's Red State Grows With Leo, Gallner, Mulroney, and More!

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A couple of weeks ago we learned that Kevin Smith's upcoming film Red State would star a familiar face attached to an unrecognizable name. The guy is Michael Parks, and he's just one of the many actors who'll be involved with the film. According to The Wrap, 90 percent of Hollywood is talks to co-star in State including Dermot Mulroney or is...

Comic-Con 2010: Kevin Smith Red State Casting!

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Tonight at Comic-Con, Kevin Smith casually mentioned a new bit of casting info for his upcoming film Red State. It's this guy, in the above photo! You've seen him in some cool movies, but you don't know his name, because you don't pay attention, unless they're giant movies stars. Call yourself a fan of movies, will you... Check it out after the jump to find out this...