Ep 182 // 10yr Film Retro: ‘The King’s Speech’

Premiere DateOct 2, 2020
00:00 Intro
01:03 START /// 10yr Film Retro: ‘The King’s Speech’
04:05 Did you see this when it came out or had you seen it before watching it this time?
05:17 What was your take on it at the time?
08:07 What’s your take on it now? How does it hold up 10 years later? Has it been influential over the years?
19:15 What, if anything, stands out to you watching it now that didn't stand out to you then (and vice versa: what stood out then, but doesn't now)?
24:35 Have the people involved in the film been successful since then?
31:00 Do you think the movie will continue to stand the test of time? Or, if you don't think it has until now, do you think it might find an audience again in the future?
34:36 Favorite Scenes (or elements)?
42:32 Favorite movies from 2010?
50:43 Stephanie // Learning The Importance Of Second Chances
58:50 "Practice" (BTR Live Studio, 2020) Nasimiyu
64:16 Outro/credits
64:57 Finish.

We begin a new film retro series, looking back 10 years to ‘The King’s Speech,’ winner of the Best Picture Academy Award for 2010.

And we also hear a live performance from Nasimiyu, recorded exclusively for BTRtoday.

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…