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Writer:
J.M. Kenny (written by)
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Release Date:
14 November 1999 (USA) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Scott Mosier ... Himself - Producer

Kevin Smith ... Himself - Writer and Director

James Jacks ... Himself - Producer

Ben Affleck ... Himself - 'Shannon'

Jason Mewes ... Himself - 'Jay'

Jason Lee ... Himself / Brodie

Walter Flanagan ... Himself - 'Fanboy' (as Walt Flanagan)

Bryan Johnson ... Himself - 'Steve-Dave'

Directed by
J.M. Kenny 
 
Writing credits
J.M. Kenny (written by)

Produced by
J.M. Kenny .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ira Newborn (musical score)
 
Film Editing by
Wes Rubinstein  (as Wes M. Rubinstein)
 
Makeup Department
Roger C. Mariani .... hair stylist
Roger C. Mariani .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Colleen A. Benn .... executive in charge of production: Universal Studios Home Video
Michelle Montanez .... production manager: Universal Studios Home Video
 
Sound Department
Justin Dickson .... sound
Derek Luff .... post-production: Wild Woods, Inc.
Paul Schremp .... post-production: Wild Woods, Inc.
Troy Tatzko .... post-production: Wild Woods, Inc.
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Fox .... camera (as Joseph E. Fox)
 
Editorial Department
Dean Chu .... post-production: Shapeshifter
Michael Ruiz .... post-production: Going Postal Productions
 
Other crew
Nedra Bolden .... assistant: Ms. Benn
Allen Manning .... designer: still archives
 
Thanks
Ben Affleck .... special thanks
Steven Blewett .... special thanks: Universal (as Steve Blewett)
Jeff Cava .... special thanks: Universal
Jim Chaparas .... special thanks: Universal
John Edell .... special thanks: Universal
Bette Einbinder .... special thanks: Universal
Walter Flanagan .... special thanks (as Walt Flanagan)
Bruce Hancock .... special thanks: Universal
James Jacks .... special thanks (as Jim Jacks)
Bryan Johnson .... special thanks
Jason Lee .... special thanks
David Martin .... special thanks: Image + Sound
Jason Mewes .... special thanks
Scott Mosier .... special thanks
Vincent Pereira .... special thanks
Jeff Sakson .... special thanks: Universal (as Jeffrey Sakson)
Kevin Smith .... special thanks
 

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USA:21 min
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Not A Bad Documentary For A DVD, 2 July 2006
Author: blackdragon200981 from United States

This featurette happens to be on the Mallrats Collector's Edition and the 10th Anniversary edition DVDs.

The title of this documentary basically says it all, its a View Askew look back with most of the people who were involved with the movie.

Its broken up into about four Chapters: 1. They Wanted To Make a Smart Porky's, which explains the films origins.

2.Snootchie Bootchie Nootchies, which talks about how difficult it was to get Jason Mewes In Mallrats.

3. A Friend Who's Making A Movie, which is more or less a Kevin Smith love fest where most of the cast and crew talk about how great Kevin is.

And finally 4. Critic's Schmitics, which talks about the films Post Production and critical and box office crumble.

This is a pretty interesting doc where its just a sit down with some of the people from the cast and some of the crew, talking about how the film was made and how it fell apart upon release. Though along the line, this becomes a problem. There are way to many talking head interviews and very few of the subjects haven't been said to the public, most of the info that is being said in the documentary is stuff that we have already heard before. But still, if you're a fan of Kevin Smith (like I am) you'll like the featurette, and its a good way to kill 21 minutes.

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