Ep 131 // 20yr Film Retro: 1999 In Review / ‘Parasite’

Premiere DateOct 11, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:11 START /// 20yr Film Retro: 1999 In Review (w/ J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, & Charles Hinshaw)
01:48 Reviewing the films we previously covered in this series
03:14 Our number 5 picks
08:57 Our number 4 picks
14:00 Our number 3 picks
21:34 Our number 2 picks
29:09 Our number 1 picks
35:09 Runners Up (numbers 6 10)
37:25 Favorite Performances
43:53 Overall impressions of 1999 and how movies have changed since then /// END
56:00 1st Person: Harmony // Missing A Childhood Haunt
58:39 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Parasite’
59:55 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
79:10 “We Don’t Gotta Lotta Time” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Color Collage
83:18 Outro / Credits
84:08 Finish.

Jacqueline Soller, Charles Hinshaw, and J. McVay close out their series of segments on films from 1999 by discussing their favorite films and performances of that year, as well as discussing their thoughts on the year overall and how movies have changed since then. Among the films discussed:

  • American Movie
  • Any Given Sunday
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Boys Don’t Cry
  • Cruel Intentions
  • Election
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Fight Club
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • The Green Mile
  • The Insider
  • Magnolia
  • Man On The Moon
  • The Matrix
  • Office Space
  • Run Lola Run
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley
  • The Thomas Crown Affair
  • Toy Story 2
  • The World Is Not Enough
  • The Virgin Suicides

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the new movie, ‘Parasite,’ directed by Bong Joon-ho, which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year — out now from Neon.

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