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.

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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

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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.

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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

Top 3 Jake Gyllenhaal performances

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew dive into the career and movies of actor Jake Gyllenhaal, with the help of special guest Jordan Treske.

Along with exploring Gyllenhaal’s persona, and his status as a movie star, Adam, Andrew, and Jordan dive deep on their personal favorite performance and movies he’s starred in.

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 year 2001 in cinema, with a particular focus on Y Tu Mama Tambien and Ocean’s Eleven.

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Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 2:18)

Why Jake Gyllenhaal, and what makes him interesting as a movie star? – (2:19 – 14:36)

What are Gyllenhaal’s strengths as a performer? – (14:37 – 21:10)

Honorable mentions – (21:11 – 42:01)

Prisoners – (42:02 – 55:59)

Nocturnal Animals – (56:00 – 69:14)

Wildlife – (69:15 – 80:51)

Zodiac – (80:52 – 97:01)

Nightcrawler – (97:02 – 116:00)

Enemy – (116:01 – 131:11)

What next for Gyllenhaal? – (131:12 – 137:35)

Wrap-up – (137:36 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Brokeback Mountain, Donnie Darko, Enemy, Nightcrawler, Nocturnal Animals, Okja, Prisoners, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Source Code, Wildlife, Zodiac

The films of Jacques Demy: Lola, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew dive into the films of French New Wave director Jacques Demy, with the help of special guest (and Andrew’s brother) Jordan Snyder.

Along with touching on some of Demy’s foundational films such as Lola, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, and The Young Girls of Rochefort, the Snyders’ shared love of Damien Chazelle’s La La Land means it also features prominently in the conversation thanks to its own Demy tributes and influences.

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 Treske about the career of Jake Gyllenhaal.

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Running order:
Intro – (0:25 – 1:59)
Why Jacques Demy? – (2:00 – 4:53)
Introduction to Demy, and the French New Wave – (4:54 – 11:57)
The world and themes of Demy’s films – (11:58 – 18:55)
Lola – (18:56 – 39:03)
Lola with SPOILERS – (39:04 – 45:55)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg – (45:56 – 68:25)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg with SPOILERS – (68:26 – 75:10)
The Young Girls of Rochefort, and its relationship with La La Land – (75:11 – 98:14)
Demy’s lost Hollywood career – (98:15 – 103:36)
Final thoughts on Demy – (103:37 – 106:11)
Jordan’s recommendation – (106:12 – 108:32)
Wrap-up – (108:33 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): La La Land, Lola, Model Shop, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort

2000 in film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and In the Mood for Love

Adam and Andrew dive deep into the movie year that was 2000, and highlight their personal favorite films from that calendar year.

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew begin their cinematic journey through the 21st century to date, starting with the films of the year 2000.

As well as a wider look at the movies released in the year of the millennium, Andrew and Adam discuss their personal favorites from the year in detail: the Coen brothers’ O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood for 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 Lola, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort, and the cinema of Jacques Demy.

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Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 5:50)

Overview of the movies of 2000 – (5:51 – 43:51)

Andrew’s pick: O Brother, Where Art Thou? – (43:52 – 74:57)

Adam’s pick: In the Mood for Love – (74:58 – 108:40)

Wrap-up – (108:41 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Cast Away, Erin Brockovich, Gladiator, In the Mood for Love, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Requiem for a Dream

Top-10 movies of 2019

Adam and Andrew offer up their final thoughts on the movies of 2019, by picking their favorite films of the year.

In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew reveal their respective top-10 lists for the movies of 2019 in a spoiler-free podcast.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week for the first part of a wider discussion of the films of the 21st century, beginning with the year 2000, and featuring In the Mood for Love and O Brother, Where Art Thou?

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Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 5:17)

Honorable mentions – (5:18 – 19:19)

The Irishman – (19:20 – 30:19)

Pain and Glory – (30:20 – 35:13)

The Farewell – (35:14 – 43:37)

Knives Out – (43:38 – 51:41)

Transit – (51:42 – 56:18)

The Lighthouse – (56:19 – 69:13)

Bait – (69:14 – 78:28)

Midsommar – (78:29 – 94:31)

Little Women – (94:32 – 109:22)

Marriage Story – (109:23 – 124:49)

Parasite – (124:50 – 129:27)

Portrait of a Lady on Fire – (129:28 – 139:46)

Uncut Gems – (139:47 – 148:41)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – (148:42 – 169:23)

Wrap-up – 169:24 – end

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Bait, The Farewell, The Irishman, Knives Out, The Lighthouse, Little Women, Marriage Story, Midsommar, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Pain and Glory, Parasite, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Transit, Uncut Gems

Parasite, and a crash course on the cinema of Bong Joon-ho

Adam and Andrew react to Parasite’s historic Oscar win, unpack what’s made the movie such a sensation, and dive deep into Bong Joon-ho’s filmography.

In the third episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew dive deep on Parasite, and the wider variety of Bong Joon-ho’s directorial 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 about Parasite and the films of Bong Joon-ho.

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Running order:

Intro – (0:25 – 07:52)

Bong and Parasite’s big night at the Oscars – (07:53 – 32:18)

What is Parasite about? – (32:19 – 45:26)

The universality of Parasite‘s themes (45:27 – 57:05)

Balancing tone and jumping across genres (57:06 – 66:54)

(SPOILERS FROM THIS POINT ON!)

Extended thoughts with spoilers (66:55 – 90:54)

Ending and overall thoughts: (90:55 – 115:09)

Crash Course: The hallmarks of Bong: (115:10 – 120:32)

Barking Dogs Never Bite: (120:33 – 123:26)

Memories of Murder: (123:27 – 131:37)

The Host: (131:38 – 136:28)

The Mother: (136:29 – 139:01)

Snowpiercer: (139:02 – 144:42)

Okja: (144:43 – 129:00)

Wrap-up: (129:01 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Barking Dogs Never Bite, Dunkirk, Memories of Murder, Uncut Gems, Parasite

On a screen near you…Uncut Gems – Episode 2

Adam and Andrew break down the Safdie Brothers’ latest frenetic New York masterpiece, Uncut Gems.

In the second episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew dive deep on the Safdie Brothers’ Uncut Gems.

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 Parasite and the films of Bong Joon-ho.

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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 – (0:25 – 4:30)

Why should people watch Uncut Gems? – (04:31 – 13:26)

What is Uncut Gems about? – (13:27 – 20:28)

Adam Sandler goes dramatic again (20:29 – 47:49)

(SPOILERS FROM THIS POINT ON!)

The world of Uncut Gems (47:50 – 87:05)

Building unbearable tension (87:06 – 95:12)

Ending and overall thoughts: (95:13 – 107:37)

Recommended further viewing: (107:38 – 116:17)

Wrap-up: (116:18 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): A Serious Man, Dunkirk, Hard Eight, Uncut Gems, You Were Never Really Here

An introduction through movies – Episode 1

Singin' in the Rain

Get to know Adam McGee and Andrew Snyder, the hosts of Captured on Celluloid!

In the first episode of your new favorite movie podcast, Adam and Andrew give a taste of what you can expect from the podcast in the future, and offer an extensive guide to why cinema is important to them, and which movies act as touchstones for different moments in their lives.

If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell) and come back next week for a discussion about Uncut Gems.

You can find Captured on Celluloid on Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, 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 – 10:28)

Why is film important to Adam and Andrew? – (10:29 – 22:07)

What’s the first movie Adam and Andrew saw in a cinema? – (22:08 – 34:46)

What was the film that opened up Adam and Andrew’s eyes to the power of cinema? (34:47 – 53:54)

If they could only watch one movie for the rest of their lives, what would Adam and Andrew choose? (53:55 – 67:58)

What movies would Adam and Andrew most like to see again with a fresh pair of eyes? (67:59 – 84:35)

Wrap-up: (84:36 – end)

Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Before Sunset, La La Land, Memento, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie, Singin’ in the Rain, Taxi Driver, The Departed, The Empire Strikes Back, The Lion King, Vertigo