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Kevin Smith Reveals He's Buying New Jersey Movie Theater, Announces Next Film

Kevin Smith is one busy guy. Not only has he directed many films over the last few decades, but he also has multiple podcasts, owns a comic book shop, created a successful pop-up restaurant, and more. This week, the director revealed that he's now buying the movie theatre from his childhood. The actor took to Instagram to announce his purchase of the New Jersey theater and revealed he's making a new movie that will be filmed at the location.
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Kevin Smith buys the NJ movie theater that inspired him as a kid

Filmmaker Kevin Smith is buying the movie theater that made him fall in love with filmmaking. The 52-year-old Red Bank, New Jersey, native is purchasing the Atlantic Moviehouse in Atlantic Highlands, where his father brought him as a child, sometimes allowing him to cut school for the experience. The filmmaker, who announced the news on Instagram, is expected to close the deal on the property, which he will co-own with his wife, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith and other business partners, on Sept. 14. His plans on renovating the 250-seat interior of the theater, already renamed SModcastle Cinemas, involve erecting a mural in...
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The History of the Death of Superman in Film, From Kevin Smith to ‘Dawn of Justice’

In the eighty years since his debut, Superman's been a part of many classic stories. All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly depicted the Man of Steel grappling with mortality while performing amazing feats. Superman: For All Seasons by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale not only provided insight into the early days of Superman but also served as the direct inspiration for Smallville. And currently, Clark Kent is fighting for his life in the "Warworld Saga" in Phillip Kennedy Johnson's Action Comics run, which can basically be boiled down to "Superman does John Carter."
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VIDEO: Kevin Smith breaks down running backs heading into fall camp

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Watch running backs coach Kevin Smith break down his group heading into fall camp at Tuesday's media day. Fall practices begin on Friday. Christopher Stock has covered the Miami Hurricanes since 2003 and can be reached by e-mail at stock@insidetheu.com and on Twitter @InsideTheU.
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Kevin Smith Shared The ‘One Thing’ That Life Taught Him In A Side-By-Side Birthday Photo Comparison

Kevin Smith never thought that he’s see the age of 52. In 2018, he suffered an enormous heart attack, and since that time, he’s committed to clean eating (very little eating at all, actually) and fitness habits galore. The director will talk up a storm (he even told us, “I have to be able to prove to myself that I’m not an animal”) about his hiking and fasting regime, and here we are with Kevin Smith celebrating his birthday.
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Ronny Jackson endorses US Senate candidate Kevin Smith

CONCORD, N.H. — In the Republican race to take on Sen. Maggie Hassan, challenger Kevin Smith is picking up the endorsement of a congressman and former White House official. Rep. Ronny Jackson served as Chief Medical Advisor to former President Donald Trump, and prior to that appointment as Physician to the President for both Trump and former President Barack Obama.
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Kevin Smith: Clerks III Happened Because of Jay & Silent Bob Reboot Blu-ray Sales

When movies like Tremors disappointed at the box office, the U.S. home video market -- then bolstered by thousands of brick-and-mortar video rental stores -- came to the rescue. It used to be fairly common for movies to make more money at Blockbuster Video than they did in movie theaters, launching cult classics and the occasional franchise. And, according to indie filmmaker Kevin Smith, even without video stores to bolster the numbers, Jay & Silent Bob Reboot did so well on Blu-ray and DVD that it convinced Lionsgate to fund Clerks III.
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