Ep 94 // Correcting the Oscar Nominations (and our favs of 2018)

Premiere DateJan 25, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:06 START /// J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, & Charles Hinshaw share their thoughts on the Oscar nominations and their favorite films, performances, etc, of 2018
01:28 Which movies surprised and disappointed you most in 2018?
09:12 How surprising or expected were the Oscar nominations?
11:52 Best Actress thoughts (is Olivia Colman really the lead of ‘The Favourite?’)
20:44 Best Actor thoughts
25:06 Best Supporting Actor thoughts (is Adam Driver really a supporting actor in ‘BlacKkKlansman?’)
30:10 Best Supporting Actress thoughts (are Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone really supporting actors in ‘The Favourite?’)
33:28 Best Original Screenplay thoughts
38:10 Best Adapted Screenplay thoughts
46:03 Best Director thoughts
52:33 Best Picture thoughts
60:27 Interesting/deserving/undeserving nominees in other categories
66:30 Snubs in other categories
70:24 Making up our own categories: Best Stunts / Most Unsettling The Entire Movie / Best Cameo / Best Use Of Voiceover / Best Use Of Real World Skills In A Performance
73:50 Favorite scenes or moments in 2018 movies
87:23 Final thoughts & trivia /// END
99:19 "Outer Space" (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Liz Cooper and the Stampede
105:20 Outro / Credits
106:09 Finish.

This week, J. McVay is joined by Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw for an extended conversation about the Academy Award nominations that were announced this week for films released in 2018. Additionally, they discuss some of their own film favorites from 2018 along the way.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Nashville’s Liz Cooper and the Stampede, 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…