An Evening with Kevin Smith

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An Evening with Kevin Smith
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Written by Kevin Smith
Directed by J.M. Kenny
Starring Kevin Smith
Jason Mewes
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Paul Apel
Alan Baral
Lisa Blond
Running time Disc 1: 128 min
Disc 2: 97 min
Distributor Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Release
Original release 2002
Chronology
Followed by An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder

An Evening with Kevin Smith is a DVD featuring question and answer sessions that the comedian and filmmaker Kevin Smith held with his fans at various American colleges in 2001/2002. The colleges were: Clark University, Cornell University, Indiana University, Kent State University and University of Wyoming. During the sessions, Smith answers questions regarding his movies, as well as his life. He discusses how he got started in the movie industry, how different films came about, his friendship with Jason Mewes, and his relationship with the media, fans, and various other celebrities.

The film features numerous comedic stories from smith’s life at that point in his early 30’s. Smith first unearthed stories such as his relationship with Warner Bros. and their famously unreleased “superman lives”. The story became the basis for a 2016 documentary. The story smith tells involves producer jon peters wanting to include elements of generic blockbuster cliché in smith’s script, these include superman fighting a large mechanical spider, a story point later included in peter’s box office bomb The Wild Wild West.

Another story smith recalls is of when he first met his future wife whilst promoting Dogma in 1999 and the birth of his daughter that same year. Smith tells of how he was physically injured the night he first slept with his wife, a fact he never told her until a full year into their marriage.

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