Ep 98 // 10yr Film Retro: ‘The Hurt Locker’ / ‘Birds of Passage’

Premiere DateFeb 22, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:17 START /// 10yr Film Retro: ‘The Hurt Locker’ w/ J. McVay, Jacqueline Soller, & Charles Hinshaw
04:33 Did you see this when it came out? What was your take on it at the time?
07:10 How does it hold up 10 years later? Has it been influential over the years?
14:00 Have the people involved in the film been successful since then?
17:00 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)?
24:00 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?
27:40 Favorite scenes / wrapping up /// END
38:21 John Knefel // Tucker Carlson Is Not Your Ally
40:26 Movie Review: Charles Hinshaw on ‘Birds of Passage’
41:50 Movie Chat w/ Charles Hinshaw & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
62:50 “Hold Me Like A Gun” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Elise Davis
67:03 New Podcast: ‘Second XI’ w/ Maia & Krystine
68:05 Outro / Credits
68:57 Finish.

J. McVay is joined by Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw to embark on a new project in which they’ll be looking back on movies from 2009 to discuss how they hold up ten years later. First up: ‘The Hurt Locker.’

Later in the episode, Charles Hinshaw and J. McVay discuss the newly released movie, ‘Birds Of Passage,’ Colombia’s submission to the Academy Awards for best Foreign Language Film, directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra.

And we take an exclusive early listen to a performance by Nashville’s Elise Davis, 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…