Find That Film: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
And we’re back.
Season three is mostly scheduled and we are happy to share we have several confirmed guest hosts on tap. In fact, Downtown Steve Brown joins us for our first episode of the season: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Writer/director Shane Black took out some Hollywood frustrations and created a pretty decent crime movie with this overlooked 2005 must-see.
We open at Christmastime with petty criminal Harry (Robert Downey Jr) looking for a gift. With the police in pursuit, he accidentally ducks into an audition and nails the read. Harry meets Gay Perry (Val Kilmer) at a Hollywood shindig where he’s assigned to shadow the private eye. The duo stumbles onto a murder during his first lesson. Soon they’re sucked into a convoluted plot which happens to include Harmony (Michelle Monaghan) from Harry’s past.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang will make you wish the 80s and 90s gave us more pairings of Downey jr and Kilmer. Their chemistry is almost perfect. You’ll enjoy Corbin Bernsen, Dash Mihok, Rockmond Dunbar as well. Shannyn Sossamon is nearly unrecognizable in her role.
If you like your crime drama with a little noir and comedy then go find that film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.