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Ranking The Films Of Kevin Smith Post “Jay And Silent Bob Reboot”

Last week, Kevin Smith released Jay and Silent Bob Reboot as a two night special through Fathom Events. The movie is a lot of fun and very much in the wheelhouse of Smith fans. To celebrate that release, as well as the upcoming further unveiling of the film through a Roadshow style release, complete with Smith Q&a’s after, I’m going to be updating my list of the filmmaker’s best work to date. This flick is another quality effort of his, though really just meant for the fans, as well as Smith himself. Still, if you get a chance to check it out, it’s well worth your time… The film is, obviously, a sequel to Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, while being a bit of a rebook/remake as well. In fact, it’s also a satire of how Hollywood reboots all intellectual property these days.
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‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Review: Kevin Smith Gets Introspective

A lot happens in eighteen years. Look at Kevin Smith. While his daughter was born two years prior to Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, fatherhood had only begun. Then he moved away from the View Askewniverse (with varying success), started a podcasting career, and suffered a heart attack that sparked weight loss and the overdue mending of burnt bridges. So while Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob’s (Smith) first journey to Hollywood wielded them as immature idiots with so little character development that an entire shoehorned subplot about cat burglars was added for hollow drama alongside the lowbrow antics, a more mature Smith couldn’t just go back to that well. These characters now needed to add substance to their own story.

I was skeptical when Jay and Silent Bob Reboot was announced because a majority of diehard fans probably did want more of the same: misogyny and gay jokes.
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‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Review: A Crude Nostalgia Trip for Kevin Smith Super Fans Only

‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Review: A Crude Nostalgia Trip for Kevin Smith Super Fans Only
You already know if you want to see a movie called “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,” but in the unlikely event that anyone out there is still on the fence about buying a ticket for this Charlie Kaufman-esque belly flop back into the depths of the View Askewniverse, it might help to know that Kevin Smith’s latest bit of self-mythologizing starts with a proud nod to “Clerks II.”

The scene begins with the feds surrounding a New Jersey chicken shack called “Cock Smokers,” and ends with Jay (Jason Mewes’ perma-stoned alter-ego) rehashing an old bit that involves him tucking his penis between his legs in tribute to the serial killer from “The Silence of the Lambs.” Yes, “Goodbye Horses” plays on the soundtrack. It’s a callback to a sight gag from a sequel that was already dependent on viewers’ familiarity with a different movie the first time around,
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‘Big Mouth’: The 1st 21 Netflix episodes ranked worst to best, including ‘The Planned Parenthood Show,’ ‘My Furry Valentine’

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‘Big Mouth’: The 1st 21 Netflix episodes ranked worst to best, including ‘The Planned Parenthood Show,’ ‘My Furry Valentine’
All right my dudes and lady dudes, stop quoting Guy Bilzerian’s law commercials because “Big Mouth” has now returned for its third season! To celebrate this great occasion, along with Netflix’s decision to renew the show through season six, we’re taking a look back at the show’s greatest episodes from the first two seasons and ranking all 21 of them from worst to best.

The show centers on a group of pre-teens who are being clobbered on all sides by puberty on both a physical level and an emotional one. The two main characters are Nick Birch (Nick Kroll) and Andrew Glouberman (John Mulaney), who are best friends but at different stages of puberty. It’s not kicking in for Nick, who still hasn’t even had a growth spurt, while it’s hit Andrew like a freight train. The effects of this include an early mustache and his own hormone monster,
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‘Big Mouth’: All 21 episodes from 1st seasons ranked worst to best

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‘Big Mouth’: All 21 episodes from 1st seasons ranked worst to best
All right my dudes and lady dudes, stop quoting Guy Bilzerian’s law commercials because “Big Mouth” has now returned for its third season! To celebrate this great occasion, along with Netflix’s decision to renew the show through season six, we’re taking a look back at the show’s greatest episodes from the first two seasons and ranking all 21 of them from worst to best.

The show centers on a group of pre-teens who are being clobbered on all sides by puberty on both a physical level and an emotional one. The two main characters are Nick Birch (Nick Kroll) and Andrew Glouberman (John Mulaney), who are best friends but at different stages of puberty. It’s not kicking in for Nick, who still hasn’t even had a growth spurt, while it’s hit Andrew like a freight train. The effects of this include an early mustache and his own hormone monster,
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Jay and Silent Bob Reboot TV Trailer: All Roads Lead Back to Hollywood

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Jay and Silent Bob Reboot TV Trailer: All Roads Lead Back to Hollywood
Kevin Smith is finally releasing Jay and Silent Bob Reboot this week. We now have a new clip and poster from the highly anticipated sequel. Not many people expected Smith to ever deliver on the promise of another Jay and Silent Bob movie, but after suffering a major heart attack in early 2018, the writer/director has been on a mission to get things done, and quickly. Smith was so excited to start working on the project that he even started the editing process on the weekends between shoots, which means everything was done fairly quickly and very efficiently.

The new Jay & Silent Bob spot shows off some previously seen footage, along with Avengers: Endgame star Chris Hemsworth, who stopped by for a cameo. He appears in the new footage right next to Iron Bob, which is Kevin Smith's tribute to Thor's good buddy Tony Stark. We even get to see
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Taylor Swift’s 8 Craziest ‘SNL’ Sketches (Videos)

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Taylor Swift’s 8 Craziest ‘SNL’ Sketches (Videos)
Saturday Night Live” has given Taylor Swift the opportunity to show off her comedic skills, and she has knocked it out of the park time after time. Check it out.

“Roomies” — A romantic evening on the sofa, watching television with his girlfriend (Nasim Pedrad) is what Bennett (Andy Samberg) hoped for. And all was going planned… until her roomie (the bestest Bff in the universe) showed up.

“SNL Digital Short: Firelight” — Talk about beauty and the beast! In this “Twilight” spoof, Swift’s teen girl falls for Phillip Frank (Bill Hader), a new guy at school who has green skin… and bolts in his neck.

“Scared Straight: Lorenzo and Skeet Devlin” – Swift and Kenan Thompson play ex-cons from the Scared Straight program who try to scare kids busted for joyriding by using plots from “The Sound of Music,” “Top Gun” and “Back to the Future.”

“Bunny Business” – The soundtrack from
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Big Mouth Spinoff Human Resources Ordered at Netflix — Watch Teaser

Big Mouth Spinoff Human Resources Ordered at Netflix — Watch Teaser
The world of Big Mouth is opening wider. As announced Thursday during the show’s panel at New York Comic Con, Netflix has ordered a new animated series titled Human Resources, “a workplace comedy set in the world of the monsters from … Big Mouth.”

For the uninitiated, Big Mouth — which returns for its third season on Friday — follows a group of hormonal youngsters as they navigate the most confusing time in anyone’s life: puberty. For better or worse, their feelings manifest as interloping monsters, resulting in ludicrous characters like the Hormone Monster, the Depression Kitty and even the Shame Wizard.
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‘SNL’ Under Fire for Julian Castro Omission, Lack of Latinx Casting

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‘SNL’ Under Fire for Julian Castro Omission, Lack of Latinx Casting
After the casting controversy leading into its current season, “Saturday Night Live” is now under fire for a lack of Latinx casting that was made even more apparent during its 45th season premiere.

The issue was highlighted by one of the series’ political sketches that excluded Democratic presidential candidates Julián Castro. The sketch in question featured impressions of nine of the other candidates (out of the full 19), with two of the candidates played by celebrity guests instead of “SNL” cast members.

But the Castro omission was especially glaring as the sketch took up over 10 minutes of airtime, featured “SNL” co-head writer Colin Jost in a rare sketch appearance, and included a Marianne Williamson impression (from “SNL” newcomer Chloe Fineman), despite Williamson failing to qualify for the last Democratic presidential candidate debate.

It led to discussions on Twitter about “SNL’s” patterns of erasure from other comedians:

The erasure of Julian
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‘Miracle Workers’: TBS Anthology Comedy Series Rounds Out Season 2 Cast

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‘Miracle Workers’: TBS Anthology Comedy Series Rounds Out Season 2 Cast
Exclusive: Tony Cavalero (The Righteous Gemstones), Jessica Lowe (Wrecked), Peter Serafinowicz (The Tick) and Jamie Demetriou (Fleabag) are set to recur in the upcoming second season of TBSMiracle Workers comedy anthology series. Additionally, Lolly Adefope, who recurred as Rosie in season 1, will return for season 2 as a series regular, and Fred Armisen, Anna Drezen, Miles Robbins, Kerri Kenney, Jon Daly and Zeke Nicholson are set to guest star in the upcoming season.

Created by Simon Rich (Man Seeking Woman), season two of Miracle Workers will be a medieval story about friendship, family and trying not to be murdered. Centered on a group of villagers in the dark ages trying to stay positive in an age of inequality and fake news, the installment will feature series regulars Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan, Karan Soni, and Jon Bass returning in new roles and facing new challenges.

Cavalero will play Ted Carpenter,
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Big Mouth Returns This October, So Get Ready to Relive Your Pubescent Nightmares

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If you've missed experiencing the intense secondhand embarrassment that comes with watching Netflix's Big Mouth, never fear - season three of the animated tween comedy is set to premiere on Oct. 4! The show revealed the season's release date on Aug. 21, along with a poster of Maury throwing up "the shocker" hand sign, so it's safe to say this upcoming season will be as raunchy as ever.

Season three of the incredibly inappropriate Emmy-nominated series will once again feature the vocal talents of cocreator Nick Kroll (who voices about 27 different characters), John Mulaney, Maya Rudolph, Jason Mantzoukas, Jordan Peele, Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate, and Jessi Klein. The show will pick up after the events of the February special, "My Furry Valentine," in which raging hormones caused several relationships to veer sharply off-course. It will also address the changes from season two, which saw Andrew (Mulaney), Nick (Kroll), Jessi (Klein), and
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‘Masters Of Doom’: Eduardo Franco & Patrick Gibson To Star In USA Network Pilot; Four More Cast

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‘Masters Of Doom’: Eduardo Franco & Patrick Gibson To Star In USA Network Pilot; Four More Cast
Eduardo Franco (Booksmart) and Patrick Gibson (The Oa) are set as the leads in USA Network’s Masters of Doom pilot, a drama based on David Kushner’s nonfiction book, from James and Dave Franco’s Ramona Films, The Gotham Group and Ucp. John Karna (Valley of the Boom), Jane Ackermann (Neptune) and Siobhan Williams (Deadly Class) round out the series regular cast. Peter Friedman (Succession) is set to recur, and Rhys Thomas has been tapped to direct.

Written and executive produced by WGA Award winner Tom Bissell (Gears of War), Masters of Doom is the true story of two computer geniuses in an obscure corner of America who, along with a group of rebellious misfits, created one of the biggest franchise hits of the ’90s, the video game Doom. Franco and Gibson play best friends who became bitter rivals, as they created a video
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Emmys 2019: Inside the Post-Show Parties

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Emmys 2019: Inside the Post-Show Parties
After the final awards were presented at the 71st Primetime Emmys, television’s biggest stars and execs headed off for final toasts to this year’s festivities. Things kicked off at the Governors Ball and didn’t end until the wee hours at parties throughout Los Angeles.

Here, Variety gives you the inside details on all the hottest after-parties …

The Governors Ball

L.A. Live Event Deck

The annual post-Emmys Governors Ball brought a who’s who of talent to the L.A. Live Event Deck immediately after Sunday’s awards telecast.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge was mobbed the moment she hit the party, with well-wishers congratulating her for “Fleabag” taking home nearly all of the major comedy award statuettes. The same was true for John Oliver, who held court near the back of the party after his multiple wins for “Last Week Tonight.”

“Russian Doll” collaborators Amy Poehler and Natasha Lyonne
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Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen Remind Everyone of Their Longtime Love at the Emmys

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Natasha Lyonne had a big night at the 2019 Emmys, and she had her man right by her side. Fred Armisen and Natasha arrived arm in arm at the award show on Sept. 22 and reminded everyone of their longtime love. Natasha was nominated for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for Russian Doll, and the show was also nominated for outstanding comedy series. With the cameras panning to Natasha and her now-viral clap during the show, viewers took to Twitter to share how they just realized the two are a couple. Natasha and Fred recently celebrated their five-year anniversary, as Elle reported they were first linked together at an Emmys party in 2014, and they make one cute comedic couple years later. Check out photos of Natasha and Fred at the Emmys ahead.

Related: The Orange Is the New Black Cast Is Dripping in Glamour at the Emmys
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The Orange Is the New Black Cast Is Dripping in Glamour at the Emmys

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Orange Is the New Black may be over, but on Sunday, the beloved cast had a glamorous reunion at the Emmy Awards in La. Laverne Cox, Dascha Polanco, and Natasha Lyonne (who was accompanied by boyfriend Fred Armisen) swapped their orange Litchfield jumpsuits for some beautiful ensembles, and honestly, we almost forgot what they looked like out of costume.

Laverne, who was joined by Aclu lawyer Chase Strangio, stands to make history tonight as the first-ever transgender actress to win an Emmy. The 35-year-old actress is nominated for outstanding guest actress in a drama series for her role as Sophia Burset in Oitnb. While on the red carpet, Laverne told E! News that she hopes to raise awareness on the upcoming Us Supreme Court case that will decide "whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to cases of anti-lgbt discrimination." "A lot of people aren't talking about
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NBC Buys Gay Father-Son Comedy From Writer Nick Lehmann & Matt Hubbard

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Exclusive: NBC has put into development Like Son, Like Father, a half-hour comedy from writer Nick Lehmann, Forever creator Matt Hubbard and Universal TV.

Written by Lehmann, Like Son, Like Father, centers on Nick, an out and proud gay man, who finds himself in the unenviable position of assuming the role of his newly outed father’s gay mentor and new roommate.

Lehmann executive produces with Hubbard. Universal TV is the studio.

In the last four months, Lehmann has acquired over 90k followers across his social platforms from his comedic videos and tweets, totaling over 100k followers and millions of views. He co-created, wrote, directed, produced, and starred in the YouTube series I’m Not Crazy. Lehmann graduated from Northwestern’s University prestigious theatre and writing program and is a multi-hyphenate — he writes, acts, directs, and is a comedian. The project reunites him with Hubbard, with
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Netflix Movie ‘Sorta Like A Rock Star’ Adds Cast Including Rhenzy Feliz, Carol Burnett & Fred Armisen

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Netflix Movie ‘Sorta Like A Rock Star’ Adds Cast Including Rhenzy Feliz, Carol Burnett & Fred Armisen
Exclusive: Five-time Golden Globe winner Carol Burnett (The Carol Burnett Show), Fred Armisen (Portlandia) and Rhenzy Feliz (Runaways) are among cast to join Auli’i Cravalho (Moana) in Netflix movie Sorta Like A Rock Star.

Rising actor Feliz will star opposite Cravalho in the story of a teenage girl who, despite her difficult circumstances, is preternaturally optimistic about the world. She often helps those around her, resulting in strong bonds with a disparate group of outsiders in her community, until she faces a devastating loss and must confront her own challenges.

Also starring, we can reveal, are Justina Machado (One Day At A Time), Judy Reyes (Claws), Gerald Isaac Waters (Angie Tribeca), Taylor Richardson (Slender Man), and Anthony Jacques (Atypical).

Director Brett Haley’s (Hearts Beat Loud) feature, which begins shoot next month, is an adaptation of Matthew Quick’s (Silver Lining’s Playbook) novel of the same name.

Producers
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Big Mouth gets a season 3 trailer, complete with Queer Eye crossover

With season 3 of Big Mouth set to arrive on Netflix next month, the streaming service has released a new trailer for the adult animated comedy series which features a guest appearance from Queer Eye’s Fab Five – Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, and Jonathan Van Ness; watch it here…

Big Mouth is a 10-episode, half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg (Family Guy) about the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty.

Comedian John Mulaney lends his voice to the character of Andrew, while Kroll voices many including best friend Nick. Maya Rudolph, Jason Mantzoukas, Jordan Peele, Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate and Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Schumer) are among those who lend their voice to the series.

Big Mouth season 3 arrives on Netflix on October 4th.

The post Big Mouth gets a season 3 trailer, complete with Queer Eye crossover appeared first on Flickering Myth.
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Hormones Are Raging In This Red-Band Trailer For Netflix's Big Mouth Season 3

Netflix’s adult-themed animated Big Mouth is coming back for its third season next month, and today we have a red-band trailer to share with you that is filled with all kinds of teenage hormone-fueled grossness.

Big Mouth comes from the mind of Nick Kroll and it’s inspired by his and Andrew Goldberg’s childhood. It centers on a group of friends and their hormone monsters as they navigate adolescence, human sexuality, and coming of age. It’s a super raunchy show and while it’s an authentic approach to dealing with Puberty, it’s not for everyone.

Audiences have seemed to enjoy this animated series so much that Netflix recently renewed it for three more seasons and it will continue to follow the hormonal adventures of Nick (Nick Kroll), Andrew (John Mulaney), Jessi (Jessi Klein), Missy (Jenny Slate) and Jay (Jason Mantzoukas) as they continue to grow up.
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Watch ‘Big Mouth’ Tease ‘Queer Eye’ Crossover in New Trailer

Watch ‘Big Mouth’ Tease ‘Queer Eye’ Crossover in New Trailer
The always angry, anxious, confused and horny teens of Big Mouth return in the new trailer for the animated series, which also teases a cheeky crossover with another Netflix hit, Queer Eye. The show returns to the streaming service for its third season October 4th.

The clip opens with Jessi (Jessi Klein) learning about the wonders of masturbation and the orgasm on a Price Is Right-style game show called “Do the Thing!!” and the trailer only gets more ridiculous from there. Nick (Nick Kroll) finds himself in the throes of some very toxic masculinity,
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