Ep 174 // Best Movies of 2020 So Far + Pandemic First Watches

Premiere DateAug 7, 2020
00:00 Intro
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01:00 Favorite movies of 2020 so far… and thoughts on “moviegoing” during the pandemic
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08:45 Chuck’s 1st pick
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12:00 Jackie’s 1st pick
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14:27 J’s 1st pick
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17:30 Chuck’s 2nd pick
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20:50 Jackie’s 2nd pick
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22:55 J’s 2nd pick
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25:00 Chuck’s 3rd pick
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27:38 Jackie’s 3rd pick
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29:15 J’s 3rd pick
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31:25 Favorite 1st watches of things that came out before 2020
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32:10 Chuck’s 1st pick
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35:22 Jackie’s 1st pick
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39:38 J’s 1st pick
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42:38 Chuck’s 2nd pick
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44:20 Jackie’s 2nd pick
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45:46 J’s 2nd pick
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47:35 Chuck’s 3rd pick
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50:48 Jackie’s 3rd pick
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54:15 J’s 3rd pick
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55:47 Wrapping up
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58:14 Outro/credits
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58:51 Finish.
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J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, and Charles Hinshaw discuss their favorite films of the year so far:

  • Bad Boys For Life
  • House Of Hummingbird
  • The Invisible Man
  • John Lewis: Good Trouble
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Shirley
  • Slay The Dragon
  • The Wild Goose Lake

And also, the things they’ve watched for the first time during the pandemic that they enjoyed most:

  • Coin Locker Girl (2015)
  • Get On The Bus (1996)
  • The Karate Kid (1984)
  • LA 92 (2017)
  • Mystic Pizza (1988)
  • Mother (2009)
  • Philadelphia (1993)
  • Watchmen (2019/HBO)

Episode Credits:

  • Producer/Host: J. McVay
  • Contributors on Movies: Jacqueline Soller & Charles Hinshaw
  • Composer/Editor: 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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