Kicking the Tweets

Ep69: LET'S BE Five-year Olds

Not only is Let's Be Cops one of summer 2014's worst movies, it's also the topic of our hottest discussion yet! Join Ian, Matt, Graham, and Denitsa as they talk through their survivor's guilt, and become an accessory to ear-murder as Matt karate-chops our roundtable in half!

Also, Ian plugs some amazing upcoming events in Chicagoland, including Tommy Wiseau live at The Music Box (Wednesday and Thursday), The Girls of Sin City 2 at Naperville's Hollywood Palms Cinema (Friday through Sunday), and Dave Canfield hosting Deliverance at Studio Movie Grill Wheaton (next Tuesday)!

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Ep68: Round Robin

To cope with what has become a too-common occurrence in 2014, the KtS Podcast offers up this round-table tribute to Robin Williams. Join Ian, Graham, Denitsa, and Matt, as they share their experiences of joy, frustration, and admiration for a great talent who left us too soon.

We reference a few things in the chat that are worth spotlighting here. First is the WTF Podcast episode in which Marc Maron interviewed Williams a few years ago. Second is a beautiful piece on Williams' passing, written by Dann Gire of the Daily Herald.

Lastly, here's the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255. Someone's always there to listen, if you have nowhere to turn.

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Ep67: Crossing GUARDIANS

Episode 67 of the KtS Podcast propels you into a realm of alien worlds and unfathomed adventure! That's right, we're talking Guardians of the Galaxy today, along with the greater Marvel Cinematic Universe, and whether or not movies deserve to be discussed as art (strap in for that one!).

On a related note, check out's Content Editor Brian Tallerico on a recent episode of Radiogirl, where he discusses the roles and responsibilities of film critics!

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The KtS Podcast gets unseasonably festive with a discussion of Joe Swanberg's slice-of-life indie, Happy Christmas. Join Ian and Matt as they talk twenty-something movie tropes, degrees of realism in filmmaking, and the unexpectedly delightful trio of Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, and Melanie Lynskey!

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Ep65: 'Splaining LUCY

Instead of retiring at 65, The KtS Podcast rockets into senility with a trippy round table discussion of Luc Besson's Lucy! In a shocking turn of events, Ian hasn't seen the film and must rely on Matt and Denitsa's off-kilter endorsements to help make up his mind. Will celestial flash drives, telekinetic car chases, and melting-face airplane episodes do the trick? Tune in and find out!

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