Chasing amy commentary download

Jason lee, who had made his debut in mallrats, makes a star turn in chasing amy as banky edwards, one of the cocreators of the comic book bluntman and chronic. It is the third film in smiths view askewniverse series the film was originally inspired by a brief. Not only is chasing amy a huge step forward for smith, but it is one of 1997s best films. With ben affleck, joey lauren adams, ethan suplee, scott mosier. Listen to mistakes were made 1999 commentary youtube. Kevin smiths third film, chasing amy, finds the director maturing in all aspects of his filmmaking.

Clerks had been overpraised, mallrats had been overbashed. Everythings going good for them until they meet alyssa, also a comic book artist. Smith raised eyebrows when he recorded the running commentary for the laserdisc, as he started it by saying, this is a laserdisc, and id like to take a moment to say fuck dvd. In an ingenious new ploy, he has recorded a commentary for clerks ii that will be available for free download on itunes, encouraging. I never liked the whole, banky is in love with holden thing, i agree with you guys, such a copout. Rock music, lyrics, and videos from joliet, il on reverbnation. Cult comicbook artist holden ben affleck falls in love with fellow artist alyssa joey lauren adams, only to be thwarted by her sexuality, the disdain of his best friend banky jason lee, and his own misgivings about himself. Find all 26 songs in chasing amy soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Cult comicbook artist holden ben affleck falls in love with fellow artist alyssa joey lauren adams, only to be thwarted by her sexuality, the disdain of his best friend banky jason lee.

Chasing amy official trailer hd holden mcneil is a new jersey comic book writer who is roommates with his best friend and professional partner, artist banky edwards. Apr 12, 2010 anyway, chasing amy, which i saw in the theater, is this weeks nominee, and spoiler alert. Chasing amy is a 1997 american romantic comedydrama film written and directed by kevin smith. Though not every studio released titles on it yet, a lot of stores had alrea. For kevin smith, the view from the convenience store is still askew. To be honest i do not understand how on a quarter million dollar budget, it made a bit over twelve million. Back in 1997, all of our dorky interests, from comic books to video games, remained hidden, far from the prying eyes of the american mainstream. At that point, smith and mosier start to pitch a sequelalternate version of chasing amy titled chasing amy 2. The film is about a male comic artist who falls in love with a lesbian, to the chagrin of his best friend. To us, the unapologetic fanboy smith had emerged as something of a nerd culture shakespearethe best of us, a man who. Holden opens the comic and flips through it he shakes his head. The other person no longer feels the same way about you, but you will spend the rest of your right regretting this decision that you can never change. Chasing amy is a 1997 film about a comicbook artist who falls for a fellow comicbook artist, but his hopes are crushed when he discovers shes a lesbian.

We see the last page, where holden in comics form says where ever you are, alyssa, im sorry. Chasing amy and the toxic nerd masculinity of the 90s. The commentary continues to careen from the technical to the ridiculous in true smith fashion, including a sequence where the director cries real tears as he thanks mosier for helping him get his vision. Chasing amy news kevin smith is now a vegetarian, thanks chris pratt for prayers. Chasing amy is a 1997 american romantic comedydrama film written and directed by kevin smith and starring ben affleck, joey lauren adams, and jason lee. And the acting and script, while very good all around, is not without its. In mallrats 1995, jason lee banky chasing amy, brodie mallrats has an exgirlfriend, played by shannon doherty, thats seen wearing a degrassi jacket, to which brodie jason lee lays claim of his ownership of said jacket. I also used to love listening to that commentary track, what a time in ben afflecks life, just captured so perfectly on an audio commentary of all things. Although smart for its time, the movie has not aged particularly well, and subsequent films from other directors have dealt more intelligently with the. From the movie chasing amy, it means when you dump someone who was perfect for you for a reason that you eventually realize was not worth ending the relationship for. I see chasing amy instead as one of the more realistic love stories ive ever seen on film.

When chasing amy was rereleased to dvd, and the running commentary reused, smith filmed a special introduction in which he apologized for the comment, and attributed it to jason mewes. Mar 22, 20 chasing amy deleted scenes criterion laserdisc duration. The third time is always supposed to be the charm, so we were able to approach chasing amy from a very liberated position. Chasing amy is the third installment in the new jersey trilogy from award winning writerdirector kevin smith clerks, mallrats, dogma. Ending spoiler for chasing amy 1997, plus mistakes, quotes, trivia and more. Chasing amy 1997 was the third film in what smith referred to as his new jersey series, films set at least partly in the garden state and featuring the jay and silent bob characters. Kevin smiths romantic comedy chasing amy, now almost two decades old, was a big deal for my generation of nerds. While not as jammedpacked with features like the clerks bluray, chasing amy has a bunch of gems. The best part of the chasing amy diner scene is jay. Listen to trailer music, ost, original score, and the full list of popular songs in the film.

Chasingamy 0 points 1 point 2 points 1 month ago my dog got the fuck sprayed out of him a few months back. Additionally, one admirable quality of the plot is the universal appeal without gratuitous violence or sexual innuendo, which is often excessive in. Kevin smith, who wrote and directed the moviethe third installment in his jersey trilogymakes these characters intense and funny. Commentary by kevin smith images 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21. Writerdirector kevin smith took on the increasingly rocky terrain of 1990s love and desire in the low budget, ultracontemporary romantic comedy chasing amy 1997, the final film in his new jersey trilogy. Chasing amy by kevin smith ben affleck, joey lauren adams. Always an enthusiastic raconteur and commentator his commentaries on the original clerks, mallrats and chasing amy laserdiscs are. The directors commentary chasing amy 1997 commentary. At the time of its release, on april 4, 1997, the movie earned praise as a love. The great lost commentary track for chasing amy sequart.

Chasing amy is the third installment in writerdirector kevin smiths new jersey trilogy, which began with the sundance and cannes film festival award winning comedy clerks and with the teen comedy mallrats. Kevin smiths romantic comedy chasing amy aimed to be equal parts charming and abrasive, sexual and political. My complicated feelings about chasing amy newnownext. Director kevin smith, producer scott mosier, actors ben affleck and jason mewes, associate producer robert hawk, miramax executive jon. The film is about a male comic artist affleck who falls in love with a lesbian woman adams, to the displeasure of his best friend lee. Though holden is aware of alyssas sexuality, he cannot stop himself from falling in love with her. Chasing amy deleted scenes criterion laserdisc duration. That does not mean that the film is bad or accomplishes nothing. Cult comic book artist holden ben affleck falls in love with fellow artist alyssa joey lauren adams, only to be thwarted by her sexuality, the disdain of his best friend banky jason lee, and his own misgivings about himself. How it is billed a comedy, or even a dark comedy, is beyond my comprehension. Kathie lee, tom hanks, sean connery, burt reynolds snl duration. I was very insecure about girlfriends pasts when i wrote chasing amy. Chasing amy deleted scenes criterion laserdisc youtube. Kevin smith writerdirector chasing amy is the third film by writerdirector kevin smith aka silent bob.

Feb 21, 2011 a little test bankie gives holden to prove a point. Chasing amy dvd criterion collection signed by kevin. He tells her he finally had something more personal to say. Chasing amy was originally released as a criterion collection laserdisc. Chasing amy is the third installment in the new jersey trilogy from awardwinning writerdirector kevin smith clerks, mallrats, dogma. The plot of chasing amy is so intricately written, whenever the movie appeared to end, it instead built up from previous events and into more intense struggles between each individual character. Kevin smith and jason mewes explain why clerks was in black and white duration. Holden replies jokingly, commenting towards his weird obsession. Chasing amy is a 1997 american romantic comedydrama film written and directed by kevin. May 11, 1997 chasing amy isnt going to singlehandedly save romantic comedy, but smith clerks has made the only romantic comedy in quite a while that acknowledges, even celebrates, the fact that love. It was generally wellreceived, winning two awards at the 1998 independent spirit awards best screenplay for smith and best supporting actor for jason lee. The films plot follows alyssa jones, a lesbian as she embarks on a friendship with holden mcneil, played by ben affleck. The new audio commentary from smith and producer scott mosier is typical of view askew production commentaries.

Its about a modestly experienced guy whose ego and insecurities wont allow him to fully embrace this girl he loves since shes obviously been around the block and back. Chasing amy 1997 commentary with director, kevin smith, producer scott mosier, stars ben affleck and jason mewes and producers. Jun 15, 2011 chasing amy, whose inception i would love learn about from smith is a film which, like the characters, makes you want to smoke during or afterwards. Chasing amy chasing amy is the third installment in the new jersey trilogy from awardwinning writerdirector kevin smith clerks, mallrats, dogma. Kevin smiths chasing amy is the third film in the view askewniverse series. This month marks the 20th anniversary of kevin smiths chasing amy, a classic in the lesbianfallsforastraightguy oeuvre. Chasing amy is not a comedy in my humble opinion, but rather it is something more. Chasing amy soundtrack music complete song list tunefind. Aug 16, 2016 kevin smiths romantic comedy chasing amy, now almost two decades old, was a big deal for my generation of nerds. Chasing amy 0 points 1 point 2 points 1 month ago my dog got the fuck sprayed out of him a few months back.

This movie came out in 1997, when dvd was just starting to appear on the market. Moreover, these are major plot points in the subsequent films, whereas the aftermath here is merely what it is a short aftermath which has nothing to do with the events of jasbsb, but is only there to give the viewer closure on the emotionally open ending of chasing amy. The romantic drama features a rich and layered screenplay, a confident aesthetic, and a searing lead performance. Apr 24, 2017 this month marks the 20th anniversary of kevin smiths chasing amy, a classic in the lesbianfallsforastraightguy oeuvre. Comic book store day a pile of comic books are on a shelf next to myriad others. But i guess he won in the end because i had to drag the skunks corpse out of my hard after. Amy was a much more personal script for smith than mallrats, a story fundamentally about being intimidated by a girlfriends sexual past. Chasing amy is a 1997 film written and directed by kevin smith.

Oh, what a lovely tea party the making of jay and silent bob strike back duration. Some film companies transfer the audio commentary of the laserdisc release of a film on to the dvd rather than creating a new one. In a twist on the conventional boymeetsgirl love story, the unexpected relationship between heterosexual holden and lesbian alyssa. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he. Chasing amy is a romantic comedy about people who write comic books for a living, and whose most passionate conversations can center on the sex lives of archie and jughead.

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