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Holden McNeil
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Dwight Ewell Dwight Ewell
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Joey Lauren Adams Joey Lauren Adams
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A touching drama and a hilarious comedy

5 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 15:11
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"All every woman really wants, be it mother, senator, nun, is some serious deep-dickin'."

Though it contains the standard witty dialogue and laughs aplenty that we've come to expect from the man behind Clerks. and Mallrats, 1997's Chasing Amy is a different kind of Kevin Smith film. The writer-director baulked from recycling his Clerks. formula yet again, instead concentrating his e... read more

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11 years, 1 month ago at Aug 29 15:09
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What a miserable film. The only thing I can remember from it is how infuriatingly grating Joey Lauren Adams's voice is. It realy wears you down until it starts burrowing at your very soul. The cast has so many dislikable people in it too. I'm trying to think of salvaging moments but there really are none. It makes no sense to me why this film is rated so highly.

A good movie

2 years ago at Sep 26 10:36
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To be honest, it has been while since I have seen this movie and I should definitely re-watch it at some point. Still, I remember it very well when I first saw it. Indeed, I think it was after ‘Dogma’ was released, I noticed that Kevin Smith had directed a movie before but I completely missed when it was released in France. Eventually, I was so eager to watch the damned thing that I even order... read more
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Holden McNeil and Banky Edwards are best friends and authors of a popular comic book called "Bluntman and Chronic" (based on Jay and Silent Bob). Holden falls in love with Alyssa, also a comic book artist, who happens to be a lesbian. Holden's new relationship with Alyssa strains his life-long friendship with Banky, and soon the relationship between Holden and Alyssa hits a wall due to Holden not being able to deal with her past.
Release date: 18 April 1997
UPC: 717951002372
Tags: Drama (21), Comedy (18), Romance (17), 1990s (12), Friendship (9), Sex (9), 1997 (9), Lesbian (8), Sexuality (8), (7), Love (7), Racism (6), Hockey (6), Glbt (5), New York (5), Homophobia (4), Jealousy (4), Gay (4), Cartoonist (4), Bittersweet (3)
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