Ep 123 // 20yr Film Retro: ‘American Movie’ / ‘Luce’

Premiere DateAug 16, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:15 START /// 20yr Film Retro: ‘American Movie’ w/ J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, & Charles Hinshaw
02:24 Did you see this when it came out?
02:55 What was your take on it? Does it hold up? Has it been influential?
24:10 Have the people involved in the film been successful since then?
25:37 Do you think the movie will continue to stand the test of time?
27:27 Favorite scenes or elements / wrapping up /// END
34:28 1st Person: Kristen // On Being Wrongfully Accused
39:14 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Luce’
40:38 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
52:38 “Stone” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Lapêche
57:06 Outro / Credits
57:57 Finish.

J. McVay is joined by Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw to continue an ongoing project in which they look back on movies from 1999 to discuss how they hold up 20 years later. Fourth in the series: ‘American Movie,’ directed by Chris Smith.

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the recently released movie, ‘‘Luce,’ directed by Julius Onah and starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer, and Tim Roth — out now from Neon.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Brooklyn band Lapêche, 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…

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