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Kevin Smith (Filmmaker)

  • Film

    August 1, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Fact: Pop Songs Always Give Brilliant Parenting Advice

    I'm not sure who thought to film the fabulous display of parenting that is documented in the video below, but after watching this hot mess for exactly two minutes and 39 seconds, I've decided there's nothing quite as disturbing as a six-year-old rapping about how he can make my "booty pop." I refus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette Is Coming October 28

    First off, did you know that Alanis Morissette's trillion-selling smash album Jagged Little Pill turned 17 years old this summer? That means that the album itself is old enough to do some of the illicit things mentioned on the album, depending of course on its state of residency. Jagged has sold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Spike Jonze's Top 9 Music Videos

    There's no doubt that Spike Jonze is an enigma of a director and artist. He's worked in all types of mediums: he filmed bullriders at the Astrodome, changed the world of skateboard videography, and visually recreated the brilliance of Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are. Plus, he's made us al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    A Showcase Of Silly Industrial Dancing

    In addition to our job duties as in-house bartender and beard hygienist, we're Houston Press' resident goth music expert, and industrial music falls under our purview because of that. It's sort of like how Joshua Norton got to be Emperor of the United States, but he also had to take on Protector of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Jay and Silent Bob Get Old at the Alamo Drafthouse

    For the past two and a half years, Jay and Silent Bob AKA Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes have been producing a podcast featuring disturbing, vulgar and obscene tales of yore. "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" is something of a traveling circus, taped before a live studio audience across the world, and tonig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Ten Movies You Won't Get Into at Sundance

    ​The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in Park City, Utah. The venerable fest enters its 33rd year with many once again questioning the organizers' commitment to independent film. Recent incarnations have debuted underground fare from art houses like Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Top 10 Musician Movie Cameos

    Rocks Off has no idea why Mick Jagger might prefer Performance to Ned Kelly.​Over recent years, Rocks Off has been repeatedly surprised by the quality performances of musicians in films. Naturally, there are some duds in the mix; even Mick Jagger himself, who starred in 1970's Ned Kelly, disow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Kevin Smith And Scott Mosier's Smodcast Live At The Alamo Drafthouse

    "NO PHOTOS ALLOWED!!" he's shouting​The West Oaks Alamo Drafthouse is a cool place with a lot of great screenings, festivals, and events constantly going on, and it's a good thing, because its location is terrible.Not only is it a good 45 minutes from anywhere, but the theater itself is tucked aro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Dave Chappelle and Other Memorable Celebrity Airplane Freak-Outs

    Victoria Osteen: No Dave Chappelle​Because celebrities are better than regular people and therefore fly a lot, it's only natural that the friendly skies are occasionally subjected to the inexplicable fame-fueled freakout.The latest famous person to go bananas at 30,000 feet was comedian Dave ... More >>

  • Film

    May 20, 2010

    A Decade Makes a Comeback

    Paying homage to the '80s, from Hot Tub Time Machine to MacGruber.

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2010

    Kevin Smith

    The director behind Clerks and Mallrats makes it big

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