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.

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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

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