Parasite, K-Pop, and K-Dramas have reached the U.S. as part of Hallyu, an official Korean effort to expand cultural influence. Suzie Hyun-jung Oh joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to decode the zeitgeist in hopes of understanding films like Snowpiercer, A Train to Busan, The Burning, A Taxi Driver, etc. For more, visit prettymuchpop.com. Hear bonus content for this episode at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life network and is curated by openculture.com. Sponsor: Visit sunbasket.com/pretty and use promo code pretty to get $35 off healthy, delicious meal deliveries.
Episode #20: What You're Streaming - Oscar or Not? with Suzie Oh
O.C.C.: Oscar Category Completist
With theaters closed and so many movies being watched at home, Jake's joined by streaming enthusiast Suzie Oh to talk through some of the most popular titles in different categories of content, whether they're currently Oscar-Eligible and what kind of eligibility exceptions the Academy might make this year in light of the current disruption. Documentary Mini-Series Tiger King (Netflix) - 04:05 McMillions (HBO) - 16:50 Feature Documentaries After Truth (HBO) - 21:56 The Scheme (HBO) - 35:47 Festival-Bought Features The Platform (Netflix) - 25:40 (brief mild spoiler, in-episode warning) Streaming Originals The Banker (Apple TV+) - 32:11 Spenser Confidential (Netflix) - 33:37 Theme song is Inevitable Hope by RKVC.