The Film Buds Podcast

The Film Buds Podcast

Episode 16: American Made and The Counselor

October 04, 2017

We fly into enemy territory with American Made then face off with the Mexican drug cartel in Ridley Scott's The Counselor (2013). Later we tackle why the Academy seems to ignore horror movies at the Oscars, potential upcoming Film Buds special episodes, our picks for the Lego Cinematic Universe, and what we think of Jared Leto starring as Hugh Hefner.


Intros: (0:00) Henry gets to teach podcasting to kids.

Review: (6:25) American Made

Retro Review: (33:01) The Counselor (2013)

News: (1:02:03) Why does the Academy usually ignore horror movies at the Oscars?

Listener Questions: (1:14:42) What the second special Film Buds show should cover, what pop culture/fantasy worlds should the Lego movies explore, and why is Jared Leto starring as Hugh Hefner in a biopic directed by Brett Ratner?

Picks of the Week: Henry - (1:28:20) The Revenant (Amazon); Braden - Columbus and Stronger (both currently in theaters)

Outros: (1:35:10) Next week is going to be an epic show!


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