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.
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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