Ep 119 // 20yr Film Retro: ‘Fight Club’ / ‘Midsommar’

Premiere DateJul 19, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:11 START /// 20yr Film Retro: ‘Fight Club’ w/ J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, & Charles Hinshaw
05:07 Did you see this when it came out?
05:50 What was your take on it then?
08:29 What’s your take on it now? Does it hold up? Has it been influential?
11:00 What stands out now that didn't stand out then? / vs. ‘American Beauty’ / the effect of Columbine / 9/11 & terrorism / portrayal vs. endorsement
31:35 Have the people involved in the film been successful since then?
38:35 Do you think the movie will continue to stand the test of time?
42:27 Favorite scenes or elements / wrapping up /// END
46:28 1st Person: Grace // On Her Phobia of Noodles
50:31 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Midsommar
51:58 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
75:34 “A Volar” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Juan Wauters
80:06 Outro / Credits
80:57 Finish.

J. McVay is joined by Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw to continue a new ongoing project in which they look back on movies from 1999 to discuss how they hold up 20 years later. Second in the series: ‘Fight Club,’ directed by David Fincher.

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the recently released movie, ‘Midsommar,’ directed by Ari Aster and starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper, and Will Poulter — out now from A24

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Queens, New York artist Juan Wauters, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…