Ep 81 // New York Film Festival 2018, part 2

Premiere DateOct 26, 2018
00:00 Intro
01:09 START /// fav performances, directors, and more at the 2018 New York Film Festival
02:04 Our favorite lead performances
08:36 Our favorite supporting performances
14:27 Our favorite overall casts
15:50 Our favorite directors
22:50 Other things that impressed us (cinematography, editing, screenplay, scene/moment, etc)
31:50 Overarching themes and other observations at the festival / Netflix/streaming and the future of movies /// END
48:43 1st Person: Julian // Life As A Photographer
52:29 “Bleed” (BTR Live Studio, 2018) Jane Church
57:14 Outro / Credits
58:02 Finish.

Jacqueline Soller, Charles Hinshaw, and J. McVay all attended the recently concluded 2018 New York Film Festival and share their thoughts on their favorite performances, directors, and more. Among them:


Elisabeth Moss, Joanna Kulig, Yalitza Aparicio, Kathryn Hahn, Kiki Layne, Robert Pattinson, Tomasz Kot, Paul Giamatti, Stephan James, Willem Dafoe, Olivia Colman, Juliette Binoche, Steven Yeun, Regina King, Brian Tyree Henry, Kayli Carter, Tom Waits, Zoe Kazan, Bill Heck, Carrie Mulligan, Agyness Dean, Gayle Rankin, Dan Stevens, Marina de Tavira, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sakura Ando, Tao Zhao, Sunny Suljic, Na-Kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Vincent Macaigne, Alfonso Cuarón, Barry Jenkins, Claire Denis, Paweł Pawlikowski, Lee Chang-dong, Alex Ross Perry, Hirokazu Koreeda, Olivier Assayas, Tamara Jenkins, Coen Brothers, Jonah Hill, Tom Waits


Her Smell, Cold War, Roma, Private Life, If Beale Street Could Talk, High Life, At Eternity’s Gate, The Favourite, Non-Fiction, Burning, The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs, Shoplifters, Wildlife, The Other Side of the Wind, Asako I & II, mid90s, Ash Is Purest White, Searching for Ingmar Bergman, Diamantino


Netflix and other streaming services’ potential effects on the production of movies — especially international cinema and mid-budget dramas.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Jane Church 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…