Two years after kicking off his True North trilogy with Tusk, Kevin Smith is back with his second instalment, Yoga Hosers. The film premiered at Sundance at the start of the year, and is set to hit cinemas in the US this summer. Continue reading
Over the years, the section has launched classics like Saw, The Blair Witch Project, and Super Troopers, and more recent hits like It Follows, The Guest, and The Babadook. Now the 2016 Sundance Midnight line-up has been announced, revealing the first nine films for the festival, topped by Kevin Smith’s anticipated Yoga Hosers. Continue reading
Oh man. This is almost too good to be true. Kevin Smith took to Twitter and Facebook yesterday to reveal not one, not two, not three, not even four, but potentially five upcoming projects over the course of the next two years!
Five! Time to get excited, folks. The renowned writer-director had previously hinted that he might stop directing after ten films. But Tusk has reignited things for him, and he’s lining up projects left, right, and centre. Continue reading
Founded just seven years ago, production and sales company XYZ Films has quickly established itself as one of the leading producers in genre entertainment, with recent efforts including The Raid and its sequel, Justin Benson’s award-winning Spring, and Kevin Smith’s sophomore horror, Tusk. Now the company has announced that it has already put together its first horror anthology, Holidays, with Kevin Smith high up on the list of directors for one of the segments.
Deadline reports that XYZ has partnered with John Hegeman’s newly-launched genre label, Distant Corners Entertainment, to produce the feature-length anthology, which is already in production. Continue reading
The early reviews out of Toronto have been all kinds of promising, and with the film’s US release date fast approaching, A24 has launched the first featurette, taking a look at how Tusk started out life as a discussion on SModcast 259 and made it to the big screen, by way of #WalrusYes. The people spoke, and Smith listened.
Kevin Smith brings his comedic chops to a disturbing new milieu in this Canuck-baiting chiller about a popular podcast host who descends into straight-up madness when he heads north of the 49th parallel.