Given the caliber of talent in front of and behind the camera, it’s a wonder why Sam Raimi’s The Gift starring Cate Blanchett isn’t talked about more. It’s doubly odd that it’s often ignored considering this is one of the few times where Keanu Reeves plays a character who is completely irredeemable. Sam (@samshotfirst) and his guest Drew Dietsch (@DrewDietsch) discuss everything that makes this film worth seeking out, from a phenomenal performance from Cate Blanchett, to the convincing against-type turn from Keanu, to the Stephen King vibes found throughout.
Imagine Timecop 2 if it didn’t have time travel but dancing instead.
An underrated gem from 1999 takes a new perspective on rom-coms.
We go to Telluride, Sweden, and the future in this episode!
Three guests, three topics, all for your listening pleasure.
Grant, Hepburn, and Stewart, all in one movie? We do not object!
Maybe Pocahontas’ missing nose will make you forget about how old she actually was in real life.
It’s a Cool World and we’re just visiting and want to leave, thanks!
Don’t sleep on this one.
You think it’s hot outside? Check out this anime!
Once Upon a Time… in Leonardo DiCaprio’s film debut.