I was a big fan of Kevin Smith’s Jay and Silent Bob Reboot last year, and now that it’s available on Amazon Prime highly recommend it. But one thing that sucks about the home release, whether it be digital, DVD, or Bluray, is that it doesn’t have a commentary track. Well, Smith has rectified that now, and it’s something his fans will want to check out.
Smith has completed a full commentary for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot while in quarantine, and he’s made it available for free on Youtube. Say what you want about Smith, but he’s always been someone who stays in close contact with his loyal fanbase. After years away from the View Askewniverse characters that made him so popular, it only made sense that he provide a full breakdown of the movie and what went into the star-studded comedy.
If you don’t know the plot, basically Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Smith) make another trek out to Hollywood to stop yet another film adaptation of their comic book alter egos, only this time with the knowledge that Jay has a daughter out in the world. Special guest stars include Ben Affleck, Jason Lee, Chris Hemsworth, Melissa Benoist, Justin Long, and just about everybody who ever appeared in a Kevin Smith movie.
The film has quietly broken a number of box office records ever since it opened last October, appealing almost exclusively to Smith’s fans who loved the 2001 predecessor Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. It’s totally a fan-service movie, so check it out if you’re someone who maybe fell out of love with Smith’s stuff in recent years.