J. McVay shares his 10 favorite films of 2018. He also revisits a few documentaries from the Tribeca Film Festival that really deserve distribution and looks ahead to some films out in 2019 he and his colleagues caught at the festivals this year.
J. McVay and Jackie Soller on Pawel Pawlikowski’s movie, ‘Cold War.’ Plus some favorite 1st Person segments and BTR Live Studios performances. And we revisit our discussion of ‘Phantom Thread,’ our first movie review of 2018.
Rabbi Avram Mlotek revisits 2018 w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Mary Queen of Scots.’ And a sneak preview of The Dirty Nil’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw discuss ‘Roma,’ ‘Vox Lux,’ and ‘Creed II.’ And a preview of Coco Verde’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
John Bolton hasn’t listen to Khashoggi tape. World on track for catastrophic climate change. Manafort met with Assange. And Dogs aren’t exceptional? Also, J. McVay & Charles Hinshaw on ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ & a preview of Bilge Rat’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Shoplifters,’ ‘Widows,’ and ‘The Favourite.’ And a sneak preview of The World’s Greatest Detective’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby chats w/ Dr. Jonathan Fader about performance psychology. Winston & J on the new movie, ‘Jonathan.’ And a sneak preview of Farao’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby chats w/ Luisa Díez about her anthropological view of comedy. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?.’ And a sneak preview of The Underhill Family Orchestra’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Rena, Matt, and J on Trump’s rhetoric & responsibility. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, Burning.’ And a sneak preview of Adeline Hotel’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2018 New York Film Festival. Thoughts on streaming services’ potential effects on movie making and movie going. A sneak preview of Jane Church’s BTR Live Studio session.
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.
J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller on ‘A Star Is Born.’ J and Charles Hinshaw on ‘Private Life.’ Plus a preview of Joanna Teters’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session
Kavanaugh, SCOTUS, and the Senate w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘The Old Man & The Gun.’ A performance from Spooky Cool’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Bryan Bruchman interviews Kyle Hurst about Big aLICe Brewing Co. Jackie and J. discuss new movie, ‘All About Nina.’ A performance from A Deer A Horse’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews Dan Lerner about positive psychology. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘White Boy Rick.’ A performance from Navy Gangs’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Tennis umpires may boycott Serena Williams. Movie props we’d like to own. $1100 iPhones. Norma Macdonald… ugh. Film chat on ‘Searching.’ Preview of dumb’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session
Trump official pens anonymous op-ed. The Kavanaugh SCOTUS hearings. Colin Kaepernik’s Nike deal. Film chat on ‘The Little Stranger.’ Preview of Neighbor Lady’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session
Our 2018 Fall Movie Preview. Also, performances from The Black Black’s and Pearl Charles’ upcoming BTR Live Studio sessions.
We discuss ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘Madeline’s Madeline,’ and ‘Skate Kitchen.’ Also, a preview of Kittel and Co.’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Unite The Right 2 & Covering White Supremacists w/ Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, & J. McVay. Winston Cook Wilson & J. on ‘We The Animals.’ Charles Hinshaw and J. on ‘BlacKkKlansman.’ A performance from Benjamin Jaffe’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews Starheal Astrology’s Amy Tripp. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘Night Moves On.’ A performance from Spouse’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Our favorite action and/or spy movies. Movie discussions about ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and ‘Mission: Impossible - Fallout.’ A performance from The Beths’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby and J. McVay. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on ‘The Captain.’ A performance from Colatura’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby and J. McVay on Trump’s summit with Putin. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on Eighth Grade.’ A performance from Powersnap’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby speaks with comedian Alingon Mitra. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Sorry To Bother You.’ John Knefel on the grim future for voting rights. A performance from Buck Meek’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw on sequels to ‘The Incredibles,’ ‘Sicario,’ and ‘Jurassic World.’ John Knefel on the the need for radical measures by Dems in the upcoming fight over SCOTUS. A performance from The Rizzos’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby speaks with Selena Coppock about her book, feminism, politics, and more. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Leave No Trace.’ John Knefel on the Supreme Court’s recent decision on gerrymandering. A performance from Lanz’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
‘Bulls**t or Legit’ w/ Matt Ruby & Rex Sorgatz. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Izzy Gets The F*ck Across Town.’ John Knefel on Trump’s Child Hostages. A performance from Trace Mountain’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby and J. McVay on Trump’s rebalancing of relationships with the G7 and North Korea. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Hereditary.’ John Knefel on the GOP’s war on voting. A performance from Yazan’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
‘Bulls**t or Legit’ w/ Matt Ruby & Rex Sorgatz. Jacqueline Soller, Bryan Bruchman, and J. McVay on ‘Hearts Beat Loud.’ John Knefel on the enduring love of Republicans for Trump. A performance from Varsity’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby speaks with Lubaina Choudhury, a natural healing expert. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.’ John Knefel on the Trump administration rescinding TPS. A performance from NADINE’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Deadpool 2.’ John Knefel on the Trump administration creating closer ties with Saudi Arabia and Israel. A performance from Oracle Room’s recent BTR Live Studio session.
Our 2018 Summer Movie Preview. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Cargo.’ A performance from Tracy Bonham’s recent BTR Live Studio session.
Favorite performances, directors, and more from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay on ‘Racer and the Jailbird.’ John Knefel on Trump’s reactionary foreign policy. A sneak preview from Language’s BTR Live Studio session.
Favorite films from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Tully.’ John Knefel on Michelle Wolf’s WHCD performance. A sneak preview from Holly Miranda’s BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews comedian/writer Dan Shaki about his working on a sitcom with Nate Bargatze and Jerrod Carmichael. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Disobedience’ and ‘Duck Butter.’ Molly Knefel on Democratic jobs policy. A performance from Operator Music Band’s BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews Amy Bennett, founder of The Greene Grape. Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Rider.’ John Knefel on what Trump should do in Syria. A performance from Alice Boman’s BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews Doc Kelley about FluxBuddha. Winston Cook-Wilson on ‘You Were Never Really Here’ and ‘A Quiet Place.’ Molly Knefel on liberal reactions to so-called “political correctness.” A performance from IDLES’ BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby and Rex Sorgatz discuss MISINFO in recent events and culture. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Unsane.’ Molly Knefel on adult reactions to Parkland teens.
Matt and Rena discuss the March For Our Lives and calls to repeal the 2nd Amendment. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Isle Of Dogs.’ John Knefel on John Bolton. A preview of Meklit’s BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews Rex Sorgatz, author of ‘The Encyclopedia of Misinformation.’ Winston Cook-Wilson on ‘The Death Of Stalin.’ Molly Knefel on Cynthia Nixon and celebrity politics. A preview of Cheekface’s BTR Live Studio session.
Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Thoroughbreds’ and ‘A Wrinkle In Time.’ Molly Knefel on Betsy DeVos and “reform.” A preview of Sur Back’s BTR Live Studio session.
Twitter Moments w/ Matt Ruby. Charles Hinshaw on ‘Red Sparrow.’ John Knefel on racism at CPAC. A preview of Renata Zeiguer’s BTR Live Studio session.
Oriana Leckert on the return of Gothamist. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Annihilation.’ Molly Knefel on the student survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, FL. A preview of Bell’s Roar’s BTR Live Studio session.
Rena and Matt on the kids from Parkland, Florida. Jacqueline Soller on 'Black Panther.’ John Knefel on how Trump’s bans are working. A preview of QTY’s BTR Live Studio session.
Torah Talk, Pt 3 with Matt Ruby and Charles Gould. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Icarus.’ Molly Knefel on controversial op-eds at the NY Times. Spotlight on the City: Portland.
Matt Ruby and Charles Gould on whether Trump is winning. Charles Hinshaw on ‘A Fantastic Woman.’ John Knefel on conspiratorial thinking and actions of conservatives. Sneak preview of Anna Burch’s BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby and Charles Gould on changes to Facebook. Jacqueline Soller on ‘Strong Island.’ Molly Knefel on how Oprah won’t save us in 2020. Sneak preview of The Royal They’s BTR Live Studio session.
Jacqueline Soller & Charles Hinshaw on Oscar noms and 2017 favorite films. John Knefel on marijuana legalization as an issue for presidential contenders. Sneak preview of Shana Falana’s BTR Live Studio session.
Twitter Moments with Matt Ruby. Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Post.’ John Knefel on Hawaii’s false alarm for apocalypse by push alert. Sneak preview of Benjamin Cartel’s BTR Live Studio session.
Rena Karefa-Johnson and Matt Ruby on the closing of Rikers and Oprah for President. Charles Hinshaw on ‘Phantom Thread.’ John Knefel on Trump’s domestic crackdowns. Sneak preview of Pow Pow Family Band’s BTR Live Studio session.
Jacqueline Soller & Charles Hinshaw on ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi.’ Molly Knefel on the looming 2018 midterm elections. Sneak preview of Peter Oren’s BTR Live Studio session.

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