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The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo (2013)

Not Rated | | Short, Biography | 12 January 2013 (UK)
Actor Jason Mewes and filmmaker Kevin Smith set out on a quest to hunt down a rare Star Wars figure, as way of distracting Jason from his drug withdrawals.

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Christopher Downie
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Credited cast:
Chris Bain Chris Bain ... Jason Mewes / Jay
Elgin Bathgate Elgin Bathgate ... Junkie
Git 'em Steve Dave Git 'em Steve Dave ... Pissed off caller (as Git 'Em Steve Dave)
Christopher Downie Christopher Downie ... Walt Flanagan
Jack Fox Jack Fox ... Ben Affleck / Holden McNeil
Mark Frost Mark Frost ... Kevin Smith / Silent Bob
Brett Murray Brett Murray ... Bryan Johnson
Dale R. Murray Dale R. Murray ... Brian 'BQ' Quinn (as Dale Murray)
Brian O'Halloran ... Brian O'Halloran
Kevin Pender Kevin Pender ... Drug Dealer
Kit Prakkamakul Kit Prakkamakul ... Ming Chen
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Actor Jason Mewes and filmmaker Kevin Smith set out on a quest to hunt down a rare Star Wars figure, as way of distracting Jason from his drug withdrawals.

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Kickin' it, Old Schooll!

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Short | Biography

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2013 (UK) See more »

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The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo See more »

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Trivia

The first scene filmed was the opening scene where Kevin (Mark Frost) discovers Jason (Chris Bain) has been abusing heroin. Bain has commented that he was nursing a severe hangover during this scene which he claims assisted his performance. See more »

Goofs

Lighting stand visible in Comic-book store basement shots. See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits 'Kevin and Jason will return in The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Undercover Lover' Kevin Smith has included similar credits in his films. See more »

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References Dogma (1999) See more »

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I Sell Comics
Written by 'Walt Flanagan (I)' & Courage My Love
Performed by Courage My Love
Courtesy of Auld Reekie Media (UK)
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unsuspectingly charming...
5 June 2013 | by seethestars83See all my reviews

Get Greedo is a film that demonstrates the talent and scope of writer/direction/musician/costar, Christopher Downie. He gives the fans a film that fills in the often told story of best friends Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, as Jason struggles with drug addiction and maintaining the greatest relationship he's ever known.

The film hooks you from the first note, rather than waiting to get into the intense topic, or burying the lead. The acting of Chris Bain (Jason Mewes) and Mark Frost (Kevin Smith) starts out strong and maintains throughout the film. Downie's inclusion of the idiosyncrasies of his real life subjects is an added bonus for fellow Smith fans and shows how much he cares for his characters.

The script was enjoyable with unsuspected bits of humor. Downie's writing shines in the third act with a twist that pulls at the heartstrings. I am left feeling affected and even uplifted by the film. The subject matter well understood and brilliantly written makes it an enjoyable watch for all.


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