Ep 133 // New York Film Festival 2019, part 2 / ‘The Lighthouse’

Premiere DateOct 25, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:15 START /// fav performances, directors, and more at the 2019 New York Film Festival (w/ J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, & Charles Hinshaw)
02:04 Our favorite lead performances
13:15 Our favorite supporting performances
28:00 Our favorite overall casts
30:38 Our favorite directors
34:11 Other things that impressed us (cinematography, editing, screenplay, scene/moment, etc)
43:30 Final thoughts on the festival (internationalism and characters crossing borders) /// END
47:38 1st Person: Doug // On Life In The Shelter System
54:20 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘The Lighthouse’
55:43 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
68:41 “Like Envy” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Weeping Icon
73:22 Outro / Credits
74:10 Finish.

Jacqueline Soller, Charles Hinshaw, and J. McVay all attended the recently concluded 2019 New York Film Festival and share their thoughts on their favorite performances, directors, and more. Among them:

Alan Alda, Pedro Almodóvar, Luàna Bajrami, Kantemir Balagov, Antonio Banderas, Noah Baumbach, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Robert DeNiro, Laura Dern, Adam Driver, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Koji Fukada, Adèle Haenel, Vlad Ivanov, Lee Jeong-Eun, Scarlett Johansson, Bong Joon Ho, Song Kang-ho, Ray Liotta, Luca Marinelli, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Noémie Merlant, Roee Messinger, Al Pacino, Vasilisa Perelygina, Joe Pesci, Corneliu Porumboiu, Céline Sciamma, Martin Scorsese, Albert Serra, Park So-Dam, Choi Woo-shik, Cho Yeo-jeong, Diao Yi’nan

American Trial: The Eric Garner Story, Beanpole, A Girl Missing, The Irishman, Marriage Story, Martin Eden, Motherless Brooklyn, Pain and Glory, Parasite, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Sibyl, The Whistlers, The Wild Goose Lake

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the new movie, ‘The Lighthouse,’ directed by Robert Eggers and starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe — out now from A24.

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