Episodes

Thunderheart

In this episode we talk about Thunderheart, a movie where Val Kilmer gets involved in a struggle for fundamental rights on a reservation. It is one of the best movies we have seen so far on this show. Laurel talks about this article on the show: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/3614594/A-solitary-man.html Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains

After a long hiatus, we’re back, and we’re talking about The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains, a made-for-TV movie about a man who quite literally DOES NOT BREAK A SINGLE CHAIN. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

We watched Kiss Kiss Bang Bang this week. Val Kilmer really delivers as Gay Perry in this fast-paced, dialogue heavy mashup film. We talk about how women are treated in Hollywood, Shane Black’s direction, and the logical progression of the verticality of Val Kilmer’s hair.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The Saint

In this episode we talk about 1997′s Russian democracy fantasy film The Saint. We learn to never let dogs loose in an orphanage and that Laurel knows an extensive amount of information about melodrama. We hate this movie. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

MacGruber

In the fifth episode of Kilmercast, Laurel and Cameron discuss 2010′s MacGruber, a film that elicits laughter and groans of pain in equal measure for basically everyone involved. Topics discussed include the history of Saturday Night Live films, action films, jokes about sexual orientation and whether those jokes are okay, and Kristen Wiig’s amazing performance. Also Chekhov’s celery-in-the-butt. Podcast: Play in new…

Kilmercast Episode 4: Batman Forever

On this week’s episode Cameron and Laurel talk about the 1996 classic Batman Forever, which might be one of the worst films ever made. They discuss why Jim Carrey thinks he can get away with this, the reasons that this movie might be so awful, and make the inevitable comparisons between this and the Nolanverse films. Show notes: Laurel was totally…

Kilmercast Episode 3: Top Gun

This episode was all about Top Gun. We talked about Tom Cruise’s boyishness, the Cold War, the awfulness of singing naval airmen, and how boring this movie about plane fighting manages to be. There are some significant upgrades in this episode — we have segments, a new microphone for Laurel, and even some outside audio. There is a trigger warning in the opening…

Kilmercast Episode 2: Willow

In this episode we talked about the film Willow. Sadly, due to a recording error there is +/- 20 minutes missing from the middle. However, we still managed to have a great episode! Podcast: Play in new window | Download