Kindergarten Cop – Ivan Reitman Series

This podcast we continue our look inside the filmography of director Ivan Reitman, and take a dive into his collaborations with the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger! As voted on by our listeners, this weeks film is the second collaboration between the two with 1990’s Kindergarten Cop. We are joined by local comedian and all around man about town Zach Dresch to discuss the cult comedy and why it has the lasting impact that it does! 

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Kindergarten Cop is a 1990 family, action comedy starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as undercover cop John Kimble who is tasked with uncovering the identity of a kindergarten student in relation to a violent criminal. When Kimble’s partner is unable to perform the task of portraying an undercover Kindergarten teacher, Kimble must step in as the fish out of water and learn what it really means to be a father (and shoot some bad guys). The film co-stars Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, and Linda Hunt. 

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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