2004 in film, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Primer

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew continue their cinematic journey through the 21st century, on this occasion focusing on the films of the year 2004.

As well as a wider look at the movies released in that year, Andrew and Adam discuss their picks from the year in detail: Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Shane Carruth’s Primer.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a conversation about Da 5 Bloods and the films of Spike Lee.

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Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro to 2004 movies – (0:25 – 03:44)

Prestige pictures and the Oscars – (03:45 – 21:58)

Arthouse and indie releases – (21:59 – 37:27)

Blockbusters and the box office – (37:28 – 52:52)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – (52:53 – 91:23)

Primer – (91:24 – 133:07)

Wrap-up – (133:08 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Before Sunset, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Fahrenheit 9/11, Million Dollar Baby, National Treasure, Primer, The Aviator

2003 in film, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Elephant

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew continue their cinematic journey through the 21st century, on this occasion focusing on the films of the year 2003.

As well as a wider look at the movies released in that year, Andrew and Adam discuss their picks from the year in detail: Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Gus Van Sant’s Elephant.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a look at the movies from the year 2004.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro to 2003 movies – (0:25 – 10:23)

Prestige pictures and the Oscars – (10:24 – 21:03)

Blockbusters and the box office – (21:04 – 34:37)

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 – (34:38 – 71:12)

Elephant – (71:13 – 116:28)

Wrap-up – (116:29 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): City of God, Elephant, Finding Nemo, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, School of Rock

The films of Damien Chazelle, and The Eddy

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss the films of Damien Chazelle, and The Eddy, a new Netflix series which Chazelle directed the first two episodes for.

Chazelle has grown into one of the most successful and interesting filmmakers working in Hollywood today, enjoying colossal success both critically and commercially at a very young age.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a discussion of the films of the year 2003.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 06:38)

The Eddy – (06:39 – 27:22)

Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench and Whiplash – (27:23 – 69:08)

La La Land – (69:09 – 84:49)

First Man – (84:50 – 104:56)

Final thoughts – (104:57 – 105:52)

Wrap-up – (105:53 – end)

Note – Movies and TV shows discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): First Man, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench, La La Land, The Eddy, Whiplash

Normal People, and the films of Lenny Abrahamson

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People, and the films of Lenny Abrahamson, who directed the show’s first six episodes.

An Academy Award nominee for Room, Abrahamson has been a familiar name in his native Ireland for a number of years, but continues to see his profile grow globally, with the sensation that is Normal People being just the latest notable entry in his career.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a discussion of Netflix mini-series The Eddy, and the films of director Damien Chazelle.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 01:35)

“Movie directors” working in TV – (01:36 – 14:02)

Overview of Lenny Abrahamson’s filmography – (14:03 – 25:00)

General thoughts about Abrahamson’s movies – (25:01 – 45:33)

Introduction to Normal People – (45:34 – 54:28)

Specificity vs Universal resonance – (54:29 – 71:32)

How Normal People works as an adaptation – (71:33 – 79:26)

Star-making performances – (79:27 – 84:18)

Portrayal of romance, love, an intimacy – (84:19 – 100:50)

Final thoughts – (100:51 – 106:00)

Wrap-up – (106:01 – end)

Note – Movies an TV shows discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Adam & Paul, Frank, Garage, Normal People, Room, The Little Stranger, What Richard Did

Netflix recommendations for the quarantine age

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew put together an extensive list of recommendations for Netflix, catering to listeners from around the world.

With 45 films in total, Adam and Andrew cover everything from Date Night options, to documentaries, along with more general lists for subscribers across the globe, including in the U.S., and in the UK and Ireland.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a discussion about Normal People, and the films of Lenny Abrahamson.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

  • Intro: (0:25 – 07:59)
  • Andrew’s Date Night recommendations: (08:00 – 25:13)
    • Set It Up (8:04 – 11:01)
    • Always Be My Maybe (11:02 – 13:57)
    • Sleeping With Other People (13:58 – 17:05)
    • About Time (17:06 – 20:31)
    • Mr. Right (20:32 – 25:13)
  • Andrew’s Documentary recommendations: (25:14 – 42:18)
    • Amy and Oasis: Supersonic (25:14 – 31:42)
    • Sunderland Til I Die and Cheer (31:43 – 39:22)
    • Jiro Dreams of Sushi (39:23 – 42:18)
  • Adam’s picks for Netflix globally: (42:19 – 61:41)
    • Private Life (44:16 – 47:35)
    • I Lost My Body (47:36 – 50:16)
    • Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond (50:17 – 55:26)
    • Shirkers (55:27 – 58:35)
    • Blue Jay (58:36 – 61:31)
  • Adam’s picks for Netflix in the UK and Ireland: (61:42 – 97:50)
    • Thunder Road (62:00 – 65:02)
    • Apollo 11 (65:03 – 68:25)
    • The Miseducation of Cameron Post (68:26 – 71:51)
    • mid90s (71:52 – 76:13)
    • Three Identical Strangers (76:14 – 79:35)
    • Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (79:36 – 83:29)
    • Mistress America (83:30 – 86:45)
    • Long Shot (86:46 – 90:25)
    • Support the Girls (90:26 – 93:01)
    • Faces Places (93:02 – 97:50)
  • Andrew and Adam’s picks for Netflix in the US: (97:51 – 177:24)
    • The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer (97:51 – 106:05)
    • Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool and Searching for Sugar Man (106:06 – 111:34)
    • The End of the Tour (111:35 – 116:18)
    • Krisha (116:19 – 120:14)
    • Blue Valentine (120:15 – 125:34)
    • Free Fire (125:35 – 128:48)
    • Moon (128:49 – 133:27)
    • Burning (133:28 – 138:24)
    • The Invitation (138:25 – 141:24)
    • Train to Busan (141:25 – 144:37)
    • The Spectacular Now (144:38 – 150:13)
    • American Honey (150:14 – 156:36)
    • The Florida Project (156:37 – 162:45)
    • Hell or High Water (162:46 – 166:10)
    • 20th Century Women (166:11 – 168:45)
    • Green Room (168:46 – 171:50)
    • Frances Ha (171:51 – 175:29)
    • The Other Guys (175:30 – 177:24)
  • Wrap-up – (177:25 – end)

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, and the cinema of Céline Sciamma

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew are joined by Jordan Snyder to have a long-promised, extended discussion about Portrait of a Lady on Fire.

Diving deep into a film that has been one of the most celebrated and acclaimed of the past six months or so, the conversation touches on screen portrayals of romance, the filmography and style of director Céline Sciamma, the magnetic lead performances of Noémie Merlant and Adéle Haenel, and much more.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a special episode on streaming recommendations for the quarantine age.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 02:27)

Why are we still talking about Portrait of a Lady on Fire? – (02:28 – 06:43)

Who is Céline Sciamma? – (06:44 – 15:30)

The incredible lead performances of Merlant and Haenel, and conveying love on screen – (15:31 – 47:13)

Standout scenes and quotes – (47:14 – 64:36)

Key themes and various endings (WITH SPOILERS) – (64:37 – 93:14)

Wrap-up – (93:15 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Girlhood, In the Mood for Love, Persona, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Rear Window, Tomboy, Water Lilies

2002 in film, Catch Me If You Can, Punch-Drunk Love

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew continue their cinematic journey through the 21st century, on this occasion focusing on the films of the year 2002.

As well as a wider look at the movies released in that year, Andrew and Adam discuss their personal favorites from the year in detail: Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can and Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch-Drunk Love.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a conversation with special guest Jordan Snyder about Portrait of a Lady on Fire.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro to 2002 movies – (0:25 – 16:01)

Prestige pictures and the Oscars – (16:02 – 44:44)

Blockbusters and the box office – (44:45 – 51:51)

Honorable mentions – (51:52 – 65:20)

Catch Me If You Can – (65:21 – 93:01)

Punch-Drunk Love – (93:02 – 135:23)

Wrap-up – (135:24 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): About Schmidt, Adaptation, The Bourne Identity, Catch Me If You Can, Chicago, Far From Heaven, Insomnia, The Pianist, Punch-Drunk Love

A comprehensive guide to basketball movies

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew are joined by Ti Windisch to discuss basketball movies

After focusing on baseball last week, the deep dive into sports movies continues with the spotlight shifting to basketball in this episode.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a conversation about the films of 2002.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 6:01)

Relationship to basketball and basketball movies – (6:02 – 15:42)

Overall impressions of how basketball comes across in movies – (15:43 – 27:27)

Coach Knows Best: Hoosiers, Coach Carter, Blue Chips, The Way Back – (27:28 – 68:40)

The Player’s Journey: He Got Game, Love & Basketball – (68:41 – 102:07)

Basketball and Comedy: White Men Can’t Jump, Semi-Pro, Space Jam – (102:08 – 138:48)

Society Through the Prism of Basketball: Hoop Dreams, Lenny Cooke – (138:49 – 166:59)

Top-5 lists – (167:00 – 169:06)

Wrap-up – (138:53 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Blue Chips, Coach Carter, He Got Game, Hoop Dreams, Hoosiers, Lenny Cooke, Love & Basketball, Semi-Pro, Space Jam, White Men Can’t Jump

Exploring the history, quality, and themes of baseball movies

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew are joined by returning guest Jordan Treske to discuss baseball movies.

With a void in both sports and new movie releases at present, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at when those two things intersect. In the first of two sports-themed episodes, the focus is on America’s pastime, and its varied portrayals on screen.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a conversation about basketball movies

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 5:02

Relationship to baseball movies, and why they’re so pervasive – (5:03 – 15:54)

Honorable mentions – (15:55 – 21:43)

Baseball as American nostalgia: Field of Dreams, The Natural – (21:44 – 57:56)

Baseball and the Rom-Com: Bull Durham, Major League, Take Me Out to the Ball Game – (57:57 – 98:34)

The modern baseball movie: Moneyball, Everybody Wants Some!! – (98:35 – 135:34)

Top-3 lists – (135:35 – 138:52)

Wrap-up – (138:53 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Bull Durham, Everybody Wants Some!!, Field of Dreams, Major League, Moneyball, The Natural, Take Me Out to the Ball Game

2001 in film, Ocean’s Eleven, Y Tu Mama Tambien

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew explore the movies of the year 2001.

As well as a wider look at the movies released in 2001, Andrew and Adam discuss their personal favorites from the year in detail: Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven and Alfonso Cuaron’s Y Tu Mama Tambien.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for a conversation about baseball movies.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple PodcastsCastboxGoogle PodcastsOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher.

Alternatively, all of our podcasts will also be available to listen to online at our Anchor.fm profile.

Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 3:26)

Baseball and Basketball movie episodes coming up – (3:27 – 7:09)

Overview of 2001 as a movie year – (7:10 – 43:44)

Honorable mentions – (43:55 – 48:27)

Ocean’s Eleven – (48:28 – 86:22)

Y Tu Mama Tambien – (86:23 – 119:45)

Y Tu Mama Tambien WITH SPOILERS – (119:46 – 134:11)

Final thoughts on 2001 – (134:12 – 135:25)

Wrap-up – (135:26 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): A Beautiful Mind, Mulholland Drive, Ocean’s Eleven, The Royal Tenenbaums, Training Day, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Zoolander