This week, Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay share their thoughts on some of their favorite action and/or spy movies. Among them: Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Goldeneye, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Mad Max: Fury Road, Mission: Impossible, North By Northwest, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Spy Game, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, True Lies.
Also, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the newly released movie, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, directed by Desiree Akhavan and starring Chloë Grace Moretz, John Gallagher Jr., Jennifer Ehle, Sasha Lane, and Forrest Goodluck.
Then Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay discuss the recently released movie, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, and Rebecca Ferguson.
Along the way, we’ll also hear from a woman named Mairead about overcoming her fears as a child; and we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by New Zealand band, The Beths, from an episode of BTR Live Studio set to be released next week.
Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.
Favorite films from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on mid90s.’ John Knefel on Mitch McConnell’s targeting of the poor. A sneak preview of The Duke of Surl’s BTR Live Studio session. | listen