Infernal Affairs vs. The Departed (w/ Andrew Ti)
The Canon #154 May 13, 2018
Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) joins Amy this week to pit the 2002 Hong Kong crime-thriller “Infernal Affairs” against it’s Scorsese-directed 2006 remake “The Departed.” They discuss the Hong Kong identity, the operatic inspiration of “Infernal Affairs,” and both films’ hidden symbolism. Plus, they compare the films’ respective criminals before making their final cases as to which film should enter The Canon. Should “Infernal Affairs” or “The Departed” go down as one of the all-time greats? Cast your vote on the Earwolf forums now!