We Heart Hartnett
By Patrick (H) Willems
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The internet's premiere Josh Hartnett podcast! "We Heart Hartnett" follows hosts Patrick Willems, Matt Torpey, and Jake Torpey as they explore the filmography of one of the most beloved actors of the past 20 years, movie by movie.
||ExplicitWild Horses||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..||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNotes On Our Josh Journey So Far (w/ Chris Decerbo)||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...||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPenny Dreadful Season 3 (w/ Andy Webb)||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...||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPenny Dreadful Season 2||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,...||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPenny Dreadful Season 1||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,...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitParts Per Billion||For the third time, Josh Hartnett 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....||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Lovers||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...||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStuck Between Stations||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...||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGirl Walks Into a Bar||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...||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBunraku||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...||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitI Come With the Rain||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...||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAugust||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!...||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit30 Days of Night||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?...||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitResurrecting the Champ||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..||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Black Dahlia (w/ Comfort Clinton)||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,...||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLucky Number Slevin (w/ Siddhant Adlakha)||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..||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMozart and the Whale (w/ Mary Willems)||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...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSin City||“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...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWicker Park (w/ Chris Decerbo)||Warning: this week our Josh Hartnett podcast transforms into a Coldplay podcast (We Crave Coldplay?), which is unavoidable when discussing Paul McGuigan’s seminal 2004 romantic thriller, Wicker Park. We’re joined by longtime friend and the...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHollywood Homicide||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..||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit40 Days and 40 Nights||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...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlack Hawk Down (w/ Scott Thomas)||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...||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitO||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...||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPearl Harbor||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..||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTown & Country||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....||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlow Dry (w/ Mike Curran)||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...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHere On Earth||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...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Virgin Suicides||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...||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Faculty||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..||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHalloween H20: 20 Years Later||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...||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0 - Why Josh Hartnett?||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..||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I can't believe someone decided to make a podcast about the films of Josh Hartnett. This may be the greatest podcast since This American Life.
Dreams (in small doses) do come true
Have you ever been walking and thought to yourself “What’s it like to be Josh Hartnett?” Well I don’t know that answer but what I do know is that this podcast is hilarious, witty, and intelligent. This is a must listen podcast for anyone that wants an enjoyable laugh.
I Heart We Heart Hartnett
The hosts are a delight. The subject is an angel on earth. What’s not to heart?