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Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Joey Lauren Adams,
Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.
The teenager Jarod invites his best friends Travis and Billy-Ray to have a foursome with a thirty-eight year-old woman. While driving to meet the woman, Travis hit a car parked on the road. When they meet the woman, she gives spiked beer to them and they pass out. When the three friends wake up, they find that they are trapped in the fundamentalist Five Points Trinity Church of the infamous Pastor Abin Cooper and that they will be killed. Meanwhile the church is under siege by ATF agents led by Agent Joseph Keenan that have been ordered to destroy the terrorist cell. Will the teenagers be saved by the agents of the law enforcement agency? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The megaphone John Goodman uses when announcing his team's arrival is actually from Kevin Smith's home where he would use it to communicate with his pets and family. Smith thought that it looked professional enough and that Goodman's character might pick it up on the way as "a sort of last minute, oh 'sh--t' sorta thing." See more »
(at around 1h 13 mins) At the end of Cooper's paraphrase of the opening of the seven seals, he throws his arms above his head. He then slowly lowers them- twice. First in an over-the-shoulder shot of actor John Goodman, and again in the next shot, a frontal shot of the good preacher. See more »
In the closing credits: 'Almost this entire cast will return in HIT SOMEBODY Coming over the boards in 2012.' Also: 'To take the edge off RED STATE go listen to hours of funny for free at smodcast.com "There's so many to choose from!"' See more »
OK. So after reading the other reviews and deciding to watch this based
on the positive reports, I feel compelled to offer a more realistic
First of all, this is not the masterpiece it's made out to be. A lot of
Kevin Smith fanboys seem reluctant to give him a bad review.
So here we go, it's a bit of a mess really. It seems to be getting a
lot of praise for switching genres but honestly, it just comes across
as confused. Yes, the performances are pretty good and some of the
camera work is exceptional (the escape/chase scene is noteworthy) but
overall it's almost like three films in one. This might sound like a
good thing but not the way it's presented here.
And as for everybody trying to get clever over the title, the meaning
is pretty clear to me. It refers to both the political and the
government angle that the authorities can lock any suspected terrorist
up for an indefinite time. A la communist/red states.
Overall, some good performances, memorable dialogue and decent
cinematography fail to save this confused mess.
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