The Whale

In 2012, playwright Samuel D. Hunter produced a dramatic play called, “The Whale.” It’s about a reclusive morbidly obese man named, Charlie trying to reconcile with his daughter for five days straight. The play caught Darren Aronofksy’s attention to adapt it as an independent film. He handpicked Brendan Fraser upon seeing a trailer for “Journey […]

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American Psycho

In 1991, author/screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis published a book titled, “American Psycho.” The story focuses on Patrick Bateman living a double life as a Wall Street investor and serial killer. Nine Years Later a film adaptation starring Christian Bale was released in 2000. (same year Requiem for a Dream came out) It received positive reviews […]

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Mallrats

After Kevin Smith earned praise for his directorial debut known as “Clerks,” his next film focuses on two best friends Brodie & Quint fed up with their girlfriends breaking up. Hilarity Ensues as they endure surreal moments, conflicted on what they want to do in their futures and last but not least interacting with a […]

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Clerks II

After “Jersey Girl” earned mixed reviews and bombed at the box office, Kevin Smith returns to his roots developing another installment of the View Askewniverse bringing back his old pals in a sequel to “Clerks” & “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” titled, “Clerks II” Released in 2006, (same year Borat came out) the sequel […]

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

After Kevin Smith released the controversial film “Dogma” he developed his next project focusing on Jay and Silent Bob as the main stars set within the View Askewinverse. Their main mission is to travel to Hollywood to stop production of a superhero film called, “Bluntman and Chronic.” The premise I’m referring to is “Jay and […]

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Clerks

Inspired by Richard Linklater’s independent film, “Slacker,” then-unknown Kevin Smith pursued his career in filmmaking. His first film, “Clerks” is loosely based on his job as an employee at a convenience store in New Jersey. In order to obtain a stable budget, Kevin maxed out his credits cards, support from his friends, parents and sold […]

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