Red State – Can Kevin Smith Redefine Indie Filmmaking Again?

This post over at Live for Films with a great pic of John Goodman got me going on Kevin Smith again, but let’s start with a pic.

 

This is not John Goodman, so click to see John Goodman

 

I am loving the Red State of the Union podcasts with Kevin Smith (part of the SModcast network).  It is much more than just a way to promote his latest film.  It is a film making clinic in which he brings in different people who have worked on this film and talks about the film making process.  The passion expressed by his coworkers bolsters my excitement for this movie.

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Kevin Smith surprises me by having something more to say

Kevin Smith, writer and director of such movies as Chasing Amy, Jersey Girl and Mallrats (still my favourite) has always had a lot to say, which is reflected by the amount of dialogue that can be found in his movies.  Over the years Kevin has found other outlets for his voice, allowing him to say more and more (or in some cases say the same thing more often).

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