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    How Kevin Smith's 'Comic Book Men' Serves as a Requiem For the 'Clerks' Era

    The AMC reality show offers bittersweet insight into another time in Kevin Smith fandom and in indie film.

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    Phase 4 Films Acquires 'Bindlestiffs': First Film for New Kevin Smith Label

    Phase 4 Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to writer-director Andrew Edison's high school comedy "Bindlestiffs." This is the first film released under the new "Kevin Smith's SModcast Pictures Presents" banner.

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    Slamdance Winner 'Bindlestiffs' Goes to Phase 4 & Kevin Smith's SModcast Pictures

    The high-school comedy "Bindlestiffs" from writer-director Andrew Edison has gone to Phase 4 Films for North American distribution. The film debuted at Slamdance (where it won the Audience Award for Best Feature Narrative) and is currently at SXSW.

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    Life After Sundance: Distribution and Marketing for the 99 Percent

    Sundance selected 110 features from 4,042 submissions for its 2012 U.S. and World Dramatic and Documentary Competition lineups. Based on the festival's history, it's fair to say that less than 40 of those films will be acquired by established, full-service film distributors. At bes...

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    Kevin Smith Decides He Does Need Distributors After All, SModcast Pictures Inks Deal With Phase 4 Films

    “We’re starting over. It’s not just about making the movie, it’s about releasing the movie. True independence is not about handing your work over to some jackass,” Kevin Smith proclaimed to a room full of distributors last year at the Sundance Film Festival, follow...

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    Kevin Smith Now Says 'Hit Somebody' Will Be One Big Movie, Aiming To Start Shooting In June

    If there is one guy who should have made a New Year's resolution to stay off Twitter in 2012, it's Kevin Smith. But people love his stream of consciousness tweets even if they lack the soundbyte awesomeness of fellow social media lover, Kanye West. Smith loves to talk, and he's kicked of...

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    Indiewire's Greatest Hits: The Top 10 News Stories from 2011

    The indie world has been on a wild ride this year. Lars von Trier and Hilary Swank engaged in questionable behavior; Woody Allen and Kevin Hart had huge hits at the indie box office. Below are the top ten most viewed stories on Indiewire this year:

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    Kevin Smith Throws Himself A Pity Party On Twitter After 'Red State' Gets Shut Out Of Indie Spirit Award Nominations

    Dear Kevin Smith, how’s it going, buddy? We’ve been following you on Twitter and couldn’t help but notice you had a rough go of it yesterday with those Indie Spirit Award nominations. No love for Michael Parks, John Goodman or Melissa Leo for "Red State"? That’s tou...

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    Morning Pour: Links 11/7/11

    Morning Pour is your daily stop for quick links, news commentary and trend-spotting. Here are your ten topics for November 7, 2011:

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    Directors Hating on Other Directors: Cronenberg vs. Shyamalan, Burton and Green vs. Smith

    Thank you, Flavorwire, for reminding us of the dark side of creative genius. In "The 30 Harshest Filmmaker-on-Filmmaker Insults In History," Flavorwire reveals the competitive, nasty side of many beloved filmmakers. Bigmouth Kevin Smith is a dart magnet: but he gives as good as he gets.

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