Ask Forrest: Is Smith great?

Question: Writer-director Kevin Smith’s latest film, “Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” is about to open, and I’ve heard people argue that Smith is an excellent writer but terrible director. What do you think?

Answer: I think he’s an excellent writer and excellent director.

While it’s true that Smith isn’t the most stylish filmmaker, the majority of his pictures are entertaining. A couple — “Clerks” and “Dogma” — are downright brilliant. Thus, he’s a great director.

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