This is the post screening Q/A for Red State. Do not listen unless you have already seen the movie and/or hate yourself.
So $140 later (two tickets for the wife and myself), I have seen Red State and listened to director Kevin Smith rehash everything he tweeted in the last few months.¬† I love the guy to death but unless he’s with a film next year, I’ll be skipping out on what has become a yearly Q/A.¬† [...]
This movie is important. Plain and simple. But not that simple. There are a lot of things working against Masked and Anonymous, not the least of which is that it was written and directed by the co-creator of Seinfeld, Larry Charles (Religulous). After all, why on earth should we listen to a professional comedian about the state of world affairs? And it certainly doesn‚Äôt help that there was virtually no marketing campaign and that it was released opposite the arthouse juggernaut, Le Divorce. It‚Äôs also an uber-politically active (or socially active, depending on how you take it) movie ‚Äì never the best blockbusters. The cast list is more than impressive, but you wouldn‚Äôt be wrong to call Masked and Anonymous ‚Äúpreachy.‚Äù It preaches its head off. But it says things that need to be said. More on that after the jump!