BSP Episode 248: The Ides of March

Release date

  • 10/7/2011

Columbia Pictures

Directed by

  • George Clooney

Produced by

  • George Clooney
  • Grant Heslov
  • Brian Oliver
  • Leonardo DiCaprio

Screenplay by

  • George Clooney
  • Grant Heslov
  • Beau Willimon

Based on “Farragut North” by Beau Willimon

Cast

Ryan Gosling

  • Stephen Meyers

George Clooney

  • Mike Morris

Philip Seymour Hoffman

  • Paul Zara

Paul Giamatti

  • Tom Duffy

*NOTE* Back Seat Producers will be on a bi-weekly schedule through the end of the year 

 

  • Back Seat Producers or Fanboy Smackdown?
  • A discussion about politics or will they speak of their collective love for Clooney & Gosling?
  • Ryan Gosling… a tool or a TOOL?
  • Political, but not obnoxiously so.
  • Hmmm… does atheism matter when it comes to politics?
  • Is Marisa Tomei a vampire?
  • The acting was all top shelf.
  • What about morality?  Good thing or bad thing?
  • Evan Rachel Wood… oh what a tangled web she weaves.
  • *Spoiler Spoiler Spoiler*
  • In politics, if it’s a possibility, it’s real.
  • There is a difference between what happens and what is perceived to have happened.
  • A lesson on the appearance of impropriety… take heed!
  • An autobiographical cathartic experience through film.
  • The logic of cheating.
  • You can’t con an innocent man.
  • Of course the President nominee would check his cell phone during a press conference… don’t all Presidents do that?
  • More cynical movie than All The President’s Men… and that’s a good thing.
  • This is about campaigns, not government.
  • Yes, Tony… living in a battleground state (Florida) does suck!
  • All political banter seen on Facebook must be true!

Your Producers for this episode were:

  • Tony
  • Deuce

This episode was recorded: 11/1/2012

05. November 2012 by Tony
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