Episode 12: Good Time and The Fighter (2010)

Episode 12 of The Film Buds Podcast will cover the thrilling new crime drama Good Time, then will jump back in time to do a retro review of another film about brothers, David O. Russell’s The Fighter (2010). Later we’ll tackle new trailers for You Were Never Really Here starring Joaquin Phoenix (Her), and Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, as well as give our thoughts on the newly-announced Iraqi version of American Sniper. There will also be some mail questions (Thefilmbudspodcast@gmail.com), and our picks of the week!

Good Time

This film follows Connie (Robert Pattinson) who, after a bank robbery gone wrong, goes on a desperate attempt to break his younger brother out of prison. It’s a thrilling film about people in harsh times who can’t seem to find a way out. Good Time is directed by Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie, and also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight) and Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips).


The Fighter

Directed by the acclaimed David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle), The Fighter tells the true story of boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and his brother Dicky (Christian Bale). It follows the troubled lives of the two men as they try to help each other find success and satisfaction. It also stars Amy Adams (Arrival) and Melissa Leo (Prisoners).


P.S. Have any questions or comments for us? Want to have them read on the show? Send us your thoughts at Thefilmbudspodcast@gmail.com!!!

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