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‘Tusk’ Trailer: Kevin Smith Delivers His Most Disturbing Film To Date

Kevin Smith has become known in the world of geekdom as someone with a profound love for storytelling and creativity, regardless of the subject matter. His latest, Tusk, finds the man who gave the world Clerks offering up one of the darkest and most unique stories to hit the silver screen in quite some time.

Last night, Smith stood in front of a packed Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con International for his annual Q&A session when the man responsible for Jay and Silent Bob surprised those in attendance with the very first trailer for Tusk. The film, …

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Watch The Retro Trailer For ‘Out of Print’

If romance for dying technology is in vogue, then Julia Marchese’s upcoming film Out of Print will be the big talk of the festival circuit for film historians and movie buffs alike. The film’s tag on its Kickstarter page calls it “a film about a weird and wonderful double feature revival theater dedicated to 35mm & cinema since 1978–and why it still matters.”

Based on the film’s wonderfully retro trailer it will prove to be so much more. The film focuses on the legendary New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles and the undying love of its fans and filmmaker …

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Kevin Smith’s Krampus Film Is Now Called ‘Anti-Claus’

Kevin Smith told the world in 2013 that he was going to work on bringing Clerks 3 to life, but before production begins on that sequel he has one more original story to tell.

You’ve probably heard by now that Kevin Smith is releasing a new film this fall titled Tusk. The film, which tells the story of a man who is slowly becoming a walrus, is based off a podcast (or Smodcast) which Smith recorded years prior with longtime producer and friend Scott Mosier. Smith has again revisited his bank of podcasts with Mosier for his new feature, …

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Gerard Way Has Recorded A Song For Kevin Smith’s Next Film

My Chemical Romance may be a part of music history at this point, but former frontman Gerard Way is moving forward with plans to release solo material in the near future. Today, filmmaker Kevin Smith revealed via Twitter that Way has recently completed work on an original track that will serve as the closing song for Smith’s upcoming film Tusk. No word yet on when we can expect to hear the song.

You can view Smith’s original tweet at the end of this post.

It’s likely we will see at least a trailer for Tusk before the end of …

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What The Film!? – The Superman Movies That Almost Were

What The Film!? is a weekly column exclusive to Under The Gun Review that brings to light the general fuckery Hollywood hoped you’d never notice. Written by Dane Sager, this column shows no mercy to films that try to pull the proverbial wool over our eyes. If you know a film with major plot holes or those that make you scratch your eyes out, tell us! Email utgjames@gmail.com with the subject “What The Film” and we’ll try to get your suggestion featured on the site.

The Superman Franchise:
The Superman Movies That Almost Were
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Kevin Smith Finishes 137-Page ‘Clerks III’ Script

View Askew fans, rejoice! The return (and end) of your beloved convenience store employees is approaching faster than you know.

While the rest of us were busy trying to plan the perfect Mothers Day Sunday, Director Kevin Smith was typing away in his California home on what will become final feature film. After months of teasing, not to mention the one-time thought of turning it into a Broadway production, Smith completed his script to Clerks III and quickly took to Twitter to spread the news. He tweeted, “IT IS ACCOMPLISHED! First draft of CLERKS III is 137 pages. Plays like …

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MOVIE REVIEW: Jay And Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie

Film: Jay And Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie
Starring: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith
Directed by: Steve Stark

Jay and Silent Bob have returned to the big (and eventually small) screen in an all-new and crude animated adventure titled Jay And Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie. Animated by Steve Stark, the film is currently playing in theaters, clubs, and venues around the country as part of a promotional tour hosted by Kevin Smith and Jay Mewes.

Based on a script by Smith, but brought to life by Stark and Mewes, Jay And Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie

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HOLY SH!T: Director Kevin Smith Tells A Story About Pierce The Veil

It’s not every day that one of our favorite filmmakers releases a podcast featuring a story about one of the most highly covered artists on UTG, but that never-before-realized dream became reality yesterday when Director Kevin Smith mentioned Pierce The Veil on the 99th episode of Jay And Silent Bob Get Old.

Let’s back up for a moment: If you’re not up to speed on Kevin Smith’s podcast empire, you should probably spend some time clicking around this website. Smith and his community of podcasters release hours of free material every week, including the often chart-topping Jay And

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HOLY SH!T: “Clerks 3″ Headed To The Stage, Plot Details Revealed

Kevin Smith may be ending his film career after next year’s Hit Somebody, but new information surfacing today reveals his most beloved characters still have another story to tell.

Speaking with EW this week, Smith revealed he is in the very early stages of development for Clerks 3, a forthcoming production he plans to take to the stage in 2014. The play, which would see release twenty years after the original became the talk of Sundance, would ideally star the cast from Smith’s films, but discussions are still underway:

Have you had any recent discussions — formal or

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Thoughtful tweets from celebrities for 9/11

It has been 10 years since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, however, the memory of that day still lives on in many of our hearts today. Celebrities from Anderson Cooper, Lil Wayne and Lea Michele took to twitter today to share thoughts on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

New York native Lea Michele was in high school when the attacks happened, and the “Glee” star looked back on how the city has grown in the past 10 years. “NYC is one of the most strong & beautiful places in the world. I feel so blessed & proud today to …

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“Red State” Hitting Theaters ONE NIGHT ONLY, VOD Out Now

Kevin Smith’s Red State has been making waves in the press since Smith “bought” the film for himself for $20 at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The film is Smith’s first horror movie and has spent the majority of the year being toured around the country, accompanied by Smith, and playing in huge theaters to crowds of 1500+ that paid $60 a ticket (Smith performed Q & As with every screening).

Now that the dust from the film’s tour has settled, Smith’s next wave of DIY distribution has taken effect. Earlier this week, Red State made its’ way onto nearly …

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REASONABLE REMAKES: Weekend At Bernie’s

Under The Gun is continuing our efforts to bring you more original and engaging content this week with the continued deubut of our latest feature, REASONABLE REMAKES. Written by film-nerd Justin Proper, this column aims to highlight Hollywood’s forgotten gems and spark debate.

You see, we’ve grown tired of Hollywood rehashing ideas we’re old enough to remember. Why remake something the majority of the planet still remembers and loves deeply when there are tons of films that deserve a chance to be as great as modern technology and skill can make them? If you agree, this column is for