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

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