long 15 minutes, methinks you can't add *NT*

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Posted by darrenistheman at on August 27, 2001 at 23:33:48:

In Reply to: Kevin, your 15 minutes is almost up... posted by Not a Dilettante on August 27, 2001 at 23:04:46:

: Kevin, dude. I hope you realize that you used your last "Get out of Jail
: Free" card up with Bob & Harvey with your latest fiasco.

: I was really wanting to like "Jay & Silent Bob", but not entirely
: surprised when it turned out to be another self-indulgent piece o'
: crap.

: You've made a total of four films to date, J&SB not included, do you
: really think this constitutes a body of work worthy of a retrospective?

: To recap:

: Clerks showed promise of great thinks to come.

: Mallrats wasn't that great thing, but it was a good time.

: Chasing Amy was your Mona Lisa, as long as you didn't mind the fact
: that it was visually uninspired (variations on a two-shot) and
: basically spoken in one voice.

: Dogma was, well, pretty damn bad... and it gets worse with each
: successive viewing.

: Now this... a rehash of references to all of the above with some
: topical humor (owe yeah, and how did you get so p-whipped that you
: put your modestly attractive wife in the same league with Eliza,
: Shannon and Ali....if they were a spoof on Charlies Angels, what was
: she, one of Jerry's Angels? I understand, put up, or no put out, it's
: rough.)

: Kev, take some of your own best advice. be Holden fucking McNeil
: and write something personal like Chasing Amy, but not as didactic
: or prosaic as Dogma.

: Your current path is going to lead nowhere.

: Oh, and if you and Mewes show up at my door looking to kick my ass,
: you don't stand a chance, lunchbox.

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