Can't Get Enough of Keanu

Can't Get Enough of Keanu

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“Can’t Get Enough of Keanu” follows hosts Patrick Willems, Matt Torpey, and Jake Torpey as they explore the filmography of the ageless and inimitable movie star, Keanu Reeves. A new series from the folks who brought you “We Heart Hartnett.”


Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (w/ Adam Lance Garcia)
Oct 14 • 149 min
This week’s episode is a beefy one: Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991). Adam Lance Garcia (WIRED) joins us to discuss the second installment in the adventures of Ted Theodore Logan (Keanu) and Bill S. Preston Esq. (Alex Winter). We crush Twitter beef,…
Point Break (w/ Michael Curran)
Oct 7 • 147 min
The prodigal son returns! Lost scion and Philly jawn Michael Curran joins us to discuss Point Break (1991), Kathryn Bigelow’s action masterwork about two men obsessed with each other: Fresh-faced agent Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) and the sexily charismatic…
Tune in Tomorrow…
Oct 1 • 117 min
This week’s ep is about Tune In Tomorrow (1990). What to say here? It’s an adaptation of the somewhat autobiographical novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa, but set in New Orleans in 1951. Keanu plays Martin, a young radio writer…
I Love You to Death
Sep 23 • 109 min
This week’s episode is I Love You to Death (1989). Inspired by a true story, philanderer and Italian stereotype Joey Boca (Kevin Kline) cannot keep the sausage in his pants, breaking the heart of his dedicated wife Rosalie (Tracy Ullman). Thus a murder…
Parenthood
Sep 16 • 128 min
It’s 1989 and we’re talking Parenthood, the Ron Howard dramedy that arguably birthed Steve Martin’s current reputation as suburban America’s humorously exasperated white-haired dad. Gil (Martin) is just trying to be the best dad he can be, but his…
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (w/ Griffin Newman)
Sep 9 • 106 min
Y’all were waiting for it: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989). We’re joined by special guest Griffin Newman (The Tick) as a proselytizer for all things Bill and Ted. Two San Dimas simpletons must time travel to avoid flunking their history exams or…
Dangerous Liaisons
Sep 3 • 118 min
This week: we enter the lascivious intrigue-laden world of 18th century French aristocracy with Dangerous Liaisons (1988). Bored socialites John Malkovich and Glenn Close enact psychosexual revenge on various friends and family in an attempt to navigate…
The Prince of Pennsylvania
Aug 27 • 113 min
This week, Keanu gets an extremely dumb haircut and decides to kidnap his coal-mining dad (Fred Ward) in 1988’s The Prince of Pennsylvania. Patrick, Jake, and Matt try to diagnose where this movie went wrong, while also covering important topics like…
Permanent Record
Aug 20 • 108 min
This week, Patrick, Jake, and Matt do their best to keep the mood light while discussing 1988’s Permanent Record, a movie that deals with the difficult subject of teen suicide. Keanu is Chris, the wacky best friend who gets thrust into the lead role when…
The Night Before
Aug 13 • 107 min
This week it’s 1988’s The Night Before. Winston Connelly (Keanu) wakes up in an alley wearing a dirty tuxedo and must recollect how he got there, and where the heck is his prom date, Tara Mitchell (Lori Loughlin)?!! AND the police chief is her DAD?!!!…
Toy Story 4
Aug 5 • 121 min
This week: part 4 of the Toy Quartet. The toys have learned to die, what’s left but to learn how to live? Our boy is Canadian action figure Duke Caboom, and the tragicomic figure of Forky sparks a theological discussion. Choose life.
Always Be My Maybe (w/ Sophia Park)
Jul 29 • 142 min
This week: we warp forward to 2019 again to cover the Netflix original romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, starring Ali Wong and Randall Park. Childhood friends Sasha (Wong) and Marcus (Park) have not spoken to each other since some friend-ruiningly…
Youngblood
Jul 23 • 96 min
This week: Keanu is in this movie for like a collective minute and a half, so we HAD to watch 1986’s intensely homoerotic “Youngblood.” Hunks and hockey and following your dreams is the formula here, another disappointingly disjointed attempt at a teen…
River’s Edge
Jul 16 • 111 min
This week: part 2 in what will be known henceforth as “The 1986 Trilogy,” the surprisingly solid and underseen River’s Edge. Inspired in part by the 1981 murder of Marcy Renee Conrad, it tells a tale of anomie and moral turpitude among a group of teens in…
Flying / Dream to Believe / Teenage Dream
Jul 9 • 112 min
This week: we warp back in time to cover 1986’s Flying, AKA Dream to Believe, AKA Teenage Dream, wherein young gymnastics hopeful Robin (Olivia d’Abo) tries to make her local team despite a prior knee injury and living in dreary Buffalo, NY! Our boy is in…
John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum
Jul 2 • 107 min
This week, Patrick, Jake, and Matt reach the end of the John Wick trilogy, with JOHN WICK CHAPTER 3: PARABELLUM, Keanu’s biggest hit in years. They discuss the evolution of the franchise, how it manages to keep topping itself, Keanu’s place in the…
John Wick Chapter 2 (w/ Siddhant Adlakha)
Jun 25 • 137 min
This week: John Wick is back, and so is guest Siddhant Adlakha (Polygon, Village Voice). He joins Patrick and the Brothers Torpey to discuss the second installment in the Wick saga, as well as important topics like Hannah Montana, Indian film censorship,…
John Wick
Jun 17 • 115 min
The journey through Keanu’s career begins, unexpectedly, with a look at one of his more recent iconic roles: the grieving, dog-loving murder machine: John Wick. In the show’s inaugural episode, Patrick, Jake, and Matt revisit Chad Stahelski’s modern…
Episode 0 - Can’t Get Enough of Keanu
Jun 17 • 28 min
They’re back! Finally! Patrick, Jake, and Matt reunite for a brief introductory episode to answer the important questions: what is this podcast, why are they doing it, and most importantly…why Keanu Reeves?
The Big Emotional Final Episode
Nov 20, 2018 • 131 min
It’s the final episode of We Heart Hartnett (for now), so that means it’s time for Big P and the Brothers T to finally answer the most important questions: what are Josh’s best and worst movies? What sort of films do we want to see him in? What did we…
Josh’s Short Films, TV Appearances, & Commercials
Nov 13, 2018 • 131 min
It’s the penultimate episode of We Heart Hartnett! This week, Patrick, Jake and Matt, having watched all of Josh’s feature films, dig deeper, discussing his short films, TV appearances, and even his TV commercials. It’s the final level of obsessive…
6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain
Nov 5, 2018 • 124 min
After months filled with twists and turns, ups and downs, this week the podcast finally reaches the end of Josh Hartnett’s filmography…or at least his most recent movie. Patrick, Jake, and Matt hit the slopes to discuss the snowboarding survival drama 6…
Oh Lucy!
Oct 30, 2018 • 133 min
After weeks and months of frustration and disappointment, Patrick, Jake and Matt FINALLY arrive at the movie they’ve been waiting almost a year for. It’s time for OH LUCY! the best film Josh has made in a long, long time. Beyond an in-depth discussion of…
The Ottoman Lieutenant
Oct 23, 2018 • 111 min
This week, Josh travels back to World War I in what might be the lowest-grossing movie of his career: The Ottoman Lieutenant. But other than this boring movie, we cover such important topics as: which host is the Gollum of the group, the MTV Movie Awards…
Wild Horses
Oct 16, 2018 • 107 min
Matt is back! And just in time to talk about the modern western crime drama WILD HORSES, written directed by Robert Duvall. The movie is bad and boring, so a lot of time is spent discussing other topics, such as: nu-metal, the VOD film market, and our…
Notes On Our Josh Journey So Far (w/ Chris Decerbo)
Oct 9, 2018 • 105 min
If you’ve never listened to this show before, do not start with this episode. This week, Matt is out of town, so Jake and Patrick take a break from their Josh Journey to reflect on the past year of the show. Somehow past guest Chris Decerbo convinced them…
Penny Dreadful Season 3 (w/ Andy Webb)
Oct 2, 2018 • 137 min
This week Andy Webb, the biggest Penny Dreadful fan we know, joins us to close out our coverage of the show. Does it stick the landing? Does our boy Josh continue to wolf out? These questions are answered among the many tangents such as our pitch for…
Penny Dreadful Season 2
Sep 24, 2018 • 128 min
Penny Dreadful continues! This week Patrick (who is audibly sick) and the Brothers Torpey continue their quest through everyone’s favorite gothic horror drama in which Josh Hartnett plays a werewolf. It’s an eventful season, featuring witches, throat…
Penny Dreadful Season 1
Sep 18, 2018 • 129 min
After several years making obscure indie movies few people have seen, Josh Hartnett returns to the mainstream. But this time…he’s on the small screen. This week we kick off our 3-episode run covering the prestige Showtime gothic horror series, Penny…
Parts Per Billion
Sep 11, 2018 • 108 min
For the third time, Josh is back together with Rosario Dawson and Alexis Bledel in a movie that can best be described as a watered-down, worse version of Contagion. There’s romance, drama, and a pandemic sweeping across the United States. In this episode…
The Lovers
Sep 4, 2018 • 120 min
This week: our boy Josh heads backward AND forward in time, to the bottom of the ocean and all the way to India, in a time travel adventure romance called The Lovers. The movie isn’t good, but hey, at least Josh met his now-wife Tamsin Egerton on set. Big…
Stuck Between Stations
Aug 27, 2018 • 103 min
Another episode, another movie 99% of our listener have never heard of! This week we’re discussing Stuck Between Stations, a sort of War on Terror-era Before Sunrise, in which Josh lends his star power to a project made by some of his high school friends.…
Girl Walks Into a Bar
Aug 21, 2018 • 100 min
This week Josh Hartnett takes another big filmmaking risk with Girl Walks Into a Bar, the very first movie made exclusively for internet distribution. And in a special treat, friend of the podcast Justin Quizon (Benview on Spielberg) calls in to tell us…
Bunraku
Aug 14, 2018 • 117 min
After a week away so Jake could go on his honeymoon, we’re back to talk about Josh Hartnett’s crazy fantastical stylized action movie, Bunraku, which definitely features the best trampoline fight in film history. It’s amazing that this move got made.…
I Come With the Rain
Jul 30, 2018 • 101 min
We’re now officially in the latter, less mainstream half of Josh Hartnett’s career, and this week we encounter the strangest movie he’s made yet: the Asian art house crime thriller I Come With the Rain. Patrick, Jake, and Matt dig deep into the movie and…
August
Jul 24, 2018 • 113 min
The lyrics to our Josh Hartnett birthday song Happy birthday Happy birthday We want to wish Josh Hartnett a happy birthday Happy birthday to Josh Hartnett We’re watching your movies because we heart you So have a Happy Hartnett birthday! Also in this…
30 Days of Night
Jul 17, 2018 • 124 min
It’s the end of an era: this week we reach the end of the Hollywood portion of Josh Hartnett’s career, with the 2007 horror movie 30 Days of Night. It’s a movie that raises many questions, like: is cinematographer Jo Willems related to Patrick? What’s up…
Resurrecting the Champ
Jul 10, 2018 • 119 min
There have been a lot of bad movies covered on this podcast, so we’re thrilled to announce that this one…is actually pretty good. We’re talking about Resurrecting the Champ, the 2007 drama about boxing and journalism. Listen to the relief in our voices as…
The Black Dahlia (w/ Comfort Clinton)
Jul 3, 2018 • 127 min
This week Patrick, Jake, and Matt are joined by actress Comfort Clinton (Billions), and together they deal with their frustration about Brian De Palma’s film adaptation of The Black Dahlia. They debate the quality of Hilary Swank’s performance, and…
Lucky Number Slevin (w/ Siddhant Adlakha)
Jun 25, 2018 • 129 min
We’ve finally arrived at our most anticipated episode! And maybe…the most controversial? Film critic Siddhant Adlakha joins Patrick and the Brothers Torpey to explore Josh Hartnett’s second collaboration with director Paul McGuigan: Lucky Number Slevin.…
Mozart and the Whale (w/ Mary Willems)
Jun 18, 2018 • 122 min
Patrick’s sister Mary joins the podcast this week for the ultimate sibling episode, as four friends who all went to high school together discuss one of the most obscure movies of Josh’s career. It’s Mozart and the Whale, a romantic comedy about autism…
Sin City
Jun 12, 2018 • 113 min
“Really?” you ask, “You’re covering a movie in which Josh only appears for four minutes?” You’re damn right. This week we’re discussing Sin City, the 2005 Frank Miller/Robert Rodriguez joint that altered the history of comic book adaptations, and which…
Wicker Park (w/ Chris Decerbo)
Jun 4, 2018 • 105 min
Warning: this week our Josh Hartnett podcast transforms into a Coldplay podcast, which is unavoidable when discussing Paul McGuigan’s seminal 2004 romantic thriller, Wicker Park. We’re joined by longtime friend and the world’s #1 Wicker Park fan, Chris…
Hollywood Homicide
May 28, 2018 • 107 min
This week, Josh Hartnett teams up with Hollywood legend Harrison Ford for a buddy action comedy that it turns out…is mostly about real estate. Patrick, Matt, and Jake attempt to solve the movie’s many script problems while also reading some iTunes…
40 Days and 40 Nights
May 21, 2018 • 90 min
As we reach the era of Josh Hartnett: Movie Star, we travel back to the weird world of early-2000s sex comedies. This week we’re talking about 40 Days and 40 Nights, the sex comedy about Josh Hartnett not having sex, which is a much weirder movie than we…
Black Hawk Down (w/ Scott Thomas)
May 15, 2018 • 116 min
This week we’re talking about a movie that’s actually good! Our boy Josh Hartnett joins an all-star ensemble cast for the Oscar-winning war film Black Hawk Down. We’re joined by our good friend, actor Scott Thomas to explore important topics like the…
O
May 7, 2018 • 102 min
This week we travel back to that era when Hollywood couldn’t stop turning the works of Shakespeare into hip movies for teens. And our main man Josh Hartnett got caught up in the action! We’re chatting all about the 2001 film O, an adaptation of Othello so…
Pearl Harbor
May 1, 2018 • 136 min
We Heart Hartnett: DELUXE EDITION. We needed two hours to cover this three-hour movie. We’ve finally reached one of the biggest movies of Josh Hartnett’s career, the moment he officially became a movie star. It’s the much-maligned Michael Bay romantic…
Town & Country
Apr 23, 2018 • 86 min
Josh’s string of stinkers continues with 2001’s Town & Country, a “comedy” about wealthy old people having affairs that somehow cost $100 million, took 2 years to make, and ended up being one of the biggest flops in box office history. Listen in as we…
Blow Dry (w/ Mike Curran)
Apr 16, 2018 • 100 min
We’ve got a guest! Cartoonist, writer, actor, and longtime friend Mike Curran joins us to discuss this quirky British comedy in which Josh Hartnett was inexplicably cast as Alan Rickman’s son. Join us as we discuss a screenplay mangled by the studio,…
Here On Earth
Apr 10, 2018 • 99 min
This week Josh gets caught up in a love triangle for the ages in the 2000 romantic drama HERE ON EARTH, co-starring with Chris Klein and Leelee Sobieski. Did we like this movie(spoilers: no)? Was Josh good (spoilers: yes)? Did it contain the most…
The Virgin Suicides
Apr 3, 2018 • 89 min
Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to Trip Fontaine! This week we cover Sofia Coppola’s debut film, about a bunch of sisters in the 1970s, the boys who love them, and also a lot of death. But most importantly, Josh Hartnett very nearly steals the entire…
The Faculty
Mar 27, 2018 • 95 min
This week we’re talking about the first movie Josh Hartnett was ever cast in and his second movie released in 1998. That’s right, it’s The Faculty. Can writer Kevin Williamson do for sci-fi what he did for horror with Scream? How does Robert Rodriguez…
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Mar 21, 2018 • 85 min
We’re kicking off our podcast with a landmark film in cinema history: the return of Jamie Lee Curtis to the Halloween franchise, but more importantly, the first film role of the man himself, Josh Hartnett. Listen as Patrick, Matt, and Jake discuss their…
Episode 0 - Why Josh Hartnett?
Mar 20, 2018 • 26 min
We assume most people are wondering why, of all the potential topics for a podcast, we’re making one about Josh Hartnett. So we made a special, short intro episode to explain that! Here, Patrick, Matt, and Jake sit down for a quick chat about how this…