Archive for August 26th, 2005

Mallrats

Even if you don’t like his films, you have to admire director Kevin Smith’s Hollywood sensibilities. As budgets skyrocket towards the heavens, Smith is able to make entertaining and engaging films for less than most mainstream film’s advertising budgets. His first film, “Clerks,” cost nothing to make. When Gramercy Pictures offered him $6 million to write and direct “Mallrats,” Smith asked them why. Read the rest of this entry »

Venom

After the town freak Ray Sawyer is killed in a freak accident involving voodoo related material, local teens’ bodies soon start piling up. A few of the teens decide to visit a friends house in the swamps of Louisiana to find out if she knows what’s going on, but they soon realize that Ray is possessed by evil spirits of murderers and evil souls and worser. Read the rest of this entry »