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Captured on Celluloid

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New releases, all-time classics, overlooked gems, visionary directors, and the business of cinema.

Adam McGee and Andrew Snyder passionately discuss all things film (and digital) through a host of fun and varied episode themes and formats.
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Top 10 movies of 2020
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew share their respective lists for their 10 favourite movies of 2020. If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week when we'll be discussing Emma Seligman's feature directorial debut, Shiva Baby. Running Order Intro (0:00-00:32) Overall reflections on the movies of 2020 (0:33-10:23) Honourable mentions (10:24-25:19) Shithouse (25:20-34:59) Ema (35:00-41:18) I’m Thinking of Ending Things (41:19-50:07) Tenet (50:08-59:52) Palm Springs (59:53-69:53) Promising Young Woman (69:54-81:40) The Vast of Night (81:41-92:50) Nomadland (92:51-101:29) Boys State (101:30-111:53) First Cow (111:53-119:29) Dick Johnson Is Dead (119:30-130:49) The Father (130:50-139:33) Wolfwalkers (139:34-151:16) Another Round (151:17-165:42) David Byrne’s American Utopia (165:43-177:09) Minari (177:10-187:25) Lovers Rock (187:26-196:47) List recaps and Wrap-Up (196:48-end)
03:19:60
May 4, 2021
Oscars preview: Predictions and picks for the 93rd Academy Awards
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew look ahead to the 93rd Academy Awards, going through key categories to make their picks for who should and will win Oscars this weekend. If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week when we'll be sharing our own best of 2020 lists.
02:21:52
April 22, 2021
The warmth and the struggle of Lee Isaac Chung's Minari
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss Lee Isaac Chung's Minari, which is one of the most acclaimed films of the past year and a multiple Oscar nominee. If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe, follow on Twitter (@CapturedOnCell), like us on Facebook, and come back next week when we'll be making picks and predictions in our comprehensive Oscars preview show. Warning: This episode contains spoilers toward the end, which are flagged in advance with a spoiler warning
01:14:34
April 16, 2021
Nomadland, and the films of Chloe Zhao
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss Oscar frontrunner Nomadland, along with the rest of director Chloe Zhao's filmography. 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 Lee Isaac Chung's Minari.
01:21:25
March 29, 2021
The joy of low budget and high concept Sci-Fi - The Vast of Night, Coherence
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss their love for low-budget and independent Sci-Fi films, with particular attention devoted to Andrew Patterson's The Vast of Night and James Ward Byrkit's Coherence. 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 Nomadland and the films of Chloe Zhao.
01:55:21
March 3, 2021
Diving deep on Judas and the Black Messiah, and some of the best performances of the year
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss Judas and the Black Messiah, directed by Shaka King. 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 Vast of Night, Coherence, and low budget sci-fi more generally.
01:04:53
February 22, 2021
Derek DelGaudio's In & of Itself, questions of identity and social norms
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss In & of Itself, the Frank Oz directed film of Derek DelGaudio's breathtaking New York stage show. 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 Judas and the Black Messiah.
01:13:48
February 11, 2021
Soul, Pete Docter's filmography, and Pixar's future under his stewardship
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss Pixar's Soul, along with the career and filmography to date of its director, Pete Docter (Monsters Inc., Up, Inside Out). 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 In & of Itself.
01:10:32
February 2, 2021
Tenet deep dive and Christopher Nolan's complicated bid to save cinema
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew are joined by Twitter's @DavidDunn21 of Teutonia World Podcast fame to dive deep on Tenet (SPOILERS), and have a wide-ranging and free-flowing conversation on Christopher Nolan's filmography more generally. 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 Soul and the films of Pete Docter.
01:55:45
January 18, 2021
Adam and Andrew's favourite pop culture of 2020 (Non-movie edition)
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew reflect on their favourite non-movie pieces of pop culture from the year 2020. 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 Christopher Nolan's Tenet. Running order: Intro: 0:00 - 06:04 American Aquarium's Lamentations: 06:05 - 19:09 The Last of Us Part II: 19:10 - 33:59 Ted Lasso: 34:00 - 56:09 Notes From an Apocalypse: 56:10 - 67:27 Somebody Feed Phil: 67:28 - 77:48 The Mandalorian: 77:49 - 87:45 The Last Dance: 87:46 - 98:45 The Strokes' The New Abnormal: 98:46 - 107:33 Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions: 107:34 - 120:48 Second Captains/Where is George Gibney?: 120:49 - 131:32 Honourable Mentions: 131:33 - 141:13 Wrap-Up: 141:14 - end
02:24:03
January 11, 2021
Steve McQueen's ground-breaking Small Axe films
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss Steve McQueen's series of Small Axe films. 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 Adam and Andrew's top-5 favourite pieces of non-movie culture in 2020. Running order: Steve McQueen's career, and the themes of Strong Axe: 0:00 - 21:50 Film v TV: 21:51 - 33:35 Small Axe: 33:36 - 98:22 Mangrove: 35:04 - 51:28 Lovers Rock: 51:29 - 74:44 Red, White and Blue: 74:45 - 89:42 Alex Wheatle and Education: 89:43 - 96:05 Wrap-Up: 98:23 - end
01:43:41
December 23, 2020
David Fincher's Mank, how it relates to Citizen Kane, and what made Welles' film so special
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss David Fincher's Mank and Orson Welles' Citizen Kane. 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 Steve McQueen's Small Axe films. Running order: Background to Mank, Citizen Kane talk: 0:00 - 59:30 Mank: 59:31 - 128:26 Wrap-Up: 129:27 - end
02:11:48
December 14, 2020
Momentous shifts in the movie industry, and the thoroughly disgusting humans of Brandon Cronenberg's films
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew react to news that Warner Bros. are shifting their entire 2021 release slate to streaming in the U.S., and discuss the films of Brandon Cronenberg. Carrying on with the brand of filmmaking long associated with the Cronenberg name, Possessor and Antiviral represent the kinds of memorable, incisive, and frequently disgusting sci-fi/horror that mean Brandon Cronenberg is undoubtedly a filmmaker worth paying attention to. 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 David Fincher's Mank and Orson Welles' Citizen Kane. Running order: Intro: 0:00 - 01:50 Warner Bros. bypassing cinemas for 2021: 1:51 - 26:58 Brandon Croneberg and Antiviral: 26:59 - 61:54 Possessor: 61:55 - 89:55 Wrap-Up: 89:56 - end
01:32:58
December 4, 2020
Exploring Richard Linklater's Before Trilogy
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew finally get around to their long awaited Before Trilogy episode. Marking some of the high points of the illustrious careers of Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Julie Delpy, the Before Trilogy is one of the greatest depictions of love, romance, and relationships ever captured 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 Brandon Cronenberg's Possessor and Antiviral. Running order: Intro: 0:00 - 04:16 Overview of Richard Linklater's filmography and the Before Trilogy: 4:17 - 22:21 Before Sunrise: 22:22 - 55:55 Before Sunset: 55:56 - 103:49 Before Midnight: 103:50 - 145:33 Wrap-Up: 145:34 - end
02:29:02
November 26, 2020
Top 5 David Fincher movies
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew focus in on the films of David Fincher, and share their respective top 5 rankings. Adam and Andrew will be discussing Fincher again following the release of Mank in the weeks ahead, so this was the perfect time to dive in and revisit the director's work up until this point. 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 Richard Linklater's Before trilogy. Running order: Intro: 0:00 - 06:36 Our relationship to Fincher's movies: 6:37 - 28:07 Se7en: 28:08 - 47:02 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: 47:03 - 68:37 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo: 68:38 - 88:43 The Social Network: 88:44 - 117:00 Zodiac: 117:01 - 143:35 What didn't make the cut, and why: 143:36 - 159:11 Wrap-Up: 159:12 - end
02:41:27
November 19, 2020
The Concert Films of David Byrne: Stop Making Sense and American Utopia
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew focus in on David Byrne's illustrious concert films. Adam and Andrew discuss Byrne and Talking Heads in a wider context, as well as focusing in on Jonathan Demme's 1984 release Stop Making Sense, and the recently released, Spike Lee-directed, American Utopia. 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 David Fincher's filmography. Running order: Intro: 0:00 - 23:41 Stop Making Sense: 23:42 - 49:48 American Utopia: 49:49 - 94:08 Wrap-Up: 94:09
01:36:27
November 6, 2020
Halloween Spooktacular: Our favourite horror movies
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew are joined by a special guest for a timely Halloween-themed episode. Along with their friend Ben Rauman, Adam and Andrew share some of their all-time favourite horror movies, and discuss some of the key questions surrounding the genre, as well as their own feelings about cinematic scares. 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 David Byrne, Stop Making Sense, and American Utopia. Warning: This episode contains some spoilers. Running order: Intro: 0:00 - 3:20 Our relationship to horror: 3:21 - 14:30 Favourite horror movies Sinister: 14:31 - 39:31 The Cabin in the Woods (SPOILERS): 39:32 - 54:16 Christine: 54:17 - 68:04 The Babadook: 68:05 - 82:42 The Witch (SPOILERS): 82:43 - 105:49 Carrie: 105:50 - 125:43 Hereditary: 125:44 - 144:38 The Shining: 144:39 - 159:16 Rosemary’s Baby: 159:17 - 179:15 Wrap-up: 179:16 - end
03:01:34
October 30, 2020
A visit to the Paddington Cinematic Universe
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew take a very welcome break from reality to discuss all things Paddington. Diving deep on the literary character that became something of a family film sensation in recent years, Adam and Andrew discuss Paddington and Paddington 2, along with what gives these movies genuine mass appeal and why they represent the kind of blockbuster fare that the world needs much more of. 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 our favourite horror movies. Warning: This episode contains spoilers! Running order: Intro - (0:25 - 01:41) Get to know Paddington - (01:42 - 34:50) Paddington - (34:51 - 61:07) Paddington 2 - (61:08 - 90:20) Wrap-up - (90:21 - end)
01:31:16
October 23, 2020
First Cow, and the films of Kelly Reichardt
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss one of the year's most critically acclaimed films, First Cow, and the wider filmography of director Kelly Reichardt. Also diving particularly deep on Old Joy and Meek's Cutoff, Adam and Andrew examine the style and themes of one of the most accomplished and interesting filmmakers working in the world of American independent cinema today. 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 Paddington (!!) movies. Running order: Intro - (0:25 - 01:41) Who is Kelly Reichardt? - (01:42 - 16:14) Old Joy - (16:15 - 57:05) Meek's Cutoff - (57:06 - 80:36) First Cow - (80:37 - 107:25) Wrap-up - (107:26 - end)
01:51:10
October 16, 2020
The films of Richard Ayoade: Submarine and The Double
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew discuss the films of Richard Ayoade. With just two feature films to his name, British independent filmmaker Ayoade has built a fascinating if compact filmography with Submarine and The Double. Adam and Andrew discuss those films in great detail, 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 conversation about First Cow, and the films of Kelly Reichardt. Running order: Intro - (0:25 - 01:56) Who is Richard Ayoade? - (01:57 - 14:25) Submarine - (14:26 - 50:03) The Double - (50:04 - 87:59) What's next for Ayoade? - (88:00 - 95:38) Wrap-up - (95:39 - end)
01:38:20
October 7, 2020
The best movies of 2020 so far, and a very weird year for cinema
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew return with their (spoiler-free) thoughts on the movies of 2020 so far. The world has been turned upside down in 2020, and the effects of that have been felt particularly keenly in the world of cinema. Adam and Andrew highlight three 2020 movies that resonated with each of them, along with offering up a more extended list of honorable mentions for the year to date. 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 Submarine, The Double, and the work of Richard Ayoade. Running order: Intro - (0:25 - 02:01) The weirdest movie year ever and the future of movies - (02:02 - 33:48) Andrew’s 3 picks from 2020 so far - (33:49 - 80:16) Boys State - (33:49 - 53:43) Palm Springs - (53:44 - 64:52) I’m Thinking of Ending Things - (64:53 - 80:16) Adam’s 3 picks from 2020 so far - (80:17 - 124:29) Tenet - (80:17 - 89:21) The Painter and the Thief - (89:22 - 94:14) Hamilton - (94:15 - 106:42) Honorable mentions - (106:43 - 122:22) Wrap-up - (122:23 - end)
02:04:15
September 25, 2020
The Fugitive, Blow Out, and how to make a great thriller
In the latest episode of Captured on Celluloid, Adam and Andrew return with thriller recommendations for each other based on a film the other hasn't seen. Starting off a new format that you'll hear more of in future episodes, Adam and Andrew discuss The Fugitive, Blow Out, and their more general thoughts on the thriller genre through the prism of those two movies. 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 Office Space, Being There, and comedies. Running order: Intro - (0:00 - 03:54) The Fugitive (With SPOILERS) - (03:55 - 42:36) Blow Out (With SPOILERS) - (42:37 - 124:29) Wrap-up - (124:30 - end) Note – Movies discussed in this episode include (in alphabetical order): Blow Out, The Fugitive
02:07:21
August 13, 2020
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. 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
02:15:51
June 14, 2020
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. 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
01:57:44
June 3, 2020
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. 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
01:47:34
May 22, 2020
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. 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 Sponsorships: off for this episode
01:48:10
May 13, 2020
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. 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)
02:59:41
May 4, 2020
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. 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
01:35:36
April 24, 2020
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. 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
02:17:31
April 17, 2020
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. 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
02:53:58
April 8, 2020
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 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
02:23:14
March 30, 2020
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 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
02:17:10
March 19, 2020
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. 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
02:19:59
March 11, 2020
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. 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
01:49:55
March 3, 2020
2000 in film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and In the Mood for Love
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. 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
01:54:08
February 25, 2020
Top-10 movies of 2019
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? 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 - 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
02:53:28
February 18, 2020
Parasite, and a crash course on the cinema of Bong Joon-ho
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. 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 – 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
02:30:46
February 11, 2020
On a screen near you...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. 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
01:58:45
February 4, 2020
An introduction through movies
Meet Adam McGee and Andrew Snyder, the hosts of your new favorite movie podcast. In the first episode of Captured on Celluloid, 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. 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
01:27:34
January 28, 2020
Trailer: What to expect from Captured on Celluloid
Another movie podcast, eh? Adam McGee and Andrew Snyder introduce Captured on Celluloid, laying out why this is a show about cinema you're going to want to listen to. Check back later in the week for Episode 1, which will be an extended introduction to the show, a guide to Adam and Andrew's thoughts on movies, and a journey through the films that were formative in them becoming the kind of people who'd start a movie podcast like this in the first place.
01:05
January 14, 2020