May 10, 2001
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View Askew has released the first Internet-only trailer for "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" (J&BSB). Enjoy.
posted by chrish (17 comments total)
Ugh. J&SBSB!
posted by chrish at 7:28 AM on May 10, 2001

You know ... now that I think about it, I am not sure why I made the announcement on MeFi. I guess I am just really excited about the movie.
posted by chrish at 7:35 AM on May 10, 2001

Urgh, makes me think of a parody of a SNL 'skit-characters-make-the-big-time' movie, just with explosions, 'fuck', and nudity. I hope it's actually better than that.
posted by darukaru at 7:40 AM on May 10, 2001

I love Kevin Smith movies and it has seemed obvious from the start that these two characters would get their own movie - haven't watched the trailer yet (no sound in work), but I can't wait to get home now....1hr 45m and counting :-)
posted by twistedonion at 7:43 AM on May 10, 2001

Kevin Smith rocks. Dogma was great but Jay and SB just don't work as major characters. Jay might be ok but I got tired of seeing Silent Bob's (Kevin's) same expressions over and over again.

That said, I look forward to anything Kevin throws at us.
posted by bondcliff at 8:16 AM on May 10, 2001

But... but... the Time! He got Morris Day and the Time! I love me some Kevin Smith.
posted by anildash at 8:34 AM on May 10, 2001

This looks great! I've been a huge Kevin Smith fan since 'Clerks' and am sorry to see him retiring the View Askew cast members. Oh well, this movie will be a blast.

And I hope the rumors about Smith doing a Fletch movie with Jason Lee as the title character are true, Jason Lee is severely under-rated...
posted by sre71 at 9:12 AM on May 10, 2001

Chrish, I'm glad you posted the link here. Good good good! Rob's happy.
posted by cCranium at 10:30 AM on May 10, 2001

It looks like a "Kevin Smith's Greatest Hits" movie. It seems like every actor is from one of his earlier movies.

That being said, I still want to see it.
posted by sauril at 10:39 AM on May 10, 2001

Side note: Rob would be much happier if the download didn't take this long.
posted by cCranium at 11:08 AM on May 10, 2001

This looks rocking. Jason Lee cannot possibly do enough movies.

Local mirror, if you can't get the 11Mb one quickly anywhere else.
posted by mathowie at 11:17 AM on May 10, 2001

I have to say, one of the weirdest movie experiences I've ever had was sitting in a theater in Red Bank, New Jersey, watching "Chasing Amy", and thinking, "okay, this scene was shot around the corner and upstairs...."; "this scene was around the corner and across the street, but damnit, the car's pointed the wrong way; that's a one way street!" I figured out later that if the female lead were a real person instead of a fictional construct, she would have been a classmate of my brother's. I'll be sorry to see the New Jersey stories end. I get a kick out of seeing the neighborhoods I grew up in (and occasionally people I know) on the silver screen.
posted by geneablogy at 1:45 PM on May 10, 2001

Beauty! I tried every one of the offered mirrors and they all took an insanely long time to get to the Save File dialog.
posted by cCranium at 1:46 PM on May 10, 2001

The original site this trailer was posted (hidden) on was Movie Poop Shoot, an Ain't It Cool News parody set up by the View Askew folks. Be warned: some... interesting imagery on the front page.
posted by toddshot at 3:47 PM on May 10, 2001

Oh, brother. Silent Bob, your 15 minutes are up. Go back to your comic books!
posted by Erendadus at 4:37 PM on May 10, 2001

Jay has a dime and a posse!
posted by roboto at 6:46 PM on May 10, 2001

Snootchie Boochies.

Finally - back to fun after the sanctimonious Dogma.
posted by owillis at 8:12 PM on May 10, 2001

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