Episode 793: Movie Availability
In this episode, Tyler and David discuss increased movie availability over their lifetimes as well as the trailer for the Avatar sequel.
With post theatrical windows disappearing and streaming services vying for content, movie availability has expanded since Tyler and David were budding cinephiles. What are the benefits of these changes and, if there are any, what are the drawbacks? Tyler and David try to get to the bottom of those questions as well as unpack their feelings about James Cameron’s upcoming sequel to his own 2009 film Avatar.
Battleship Pretension is a film discussion show and a film review website founded by Tyler Smith and David Bax. Beginning in March 2007, Battleship Pretension the show (known to fans simply as “BP”) embodies the type of laidback, free-flowing conversations had by lovers of film around the world. Battleship Pretension the website is dedicated to being a destination for those seeking worthwhile opinions on current releases, be they foreign, independent, studio pictures, theatrical, home video releases, etc. From its meager beginnings in Los Angeles, Battleship Pretension has amassed a worldwide audience and readership. From Germany to Korea to Australia, people have tuned in to share in Tyler and David’s love of film. As Battleship Pretension’s following continues to grow, the purpose remains the same: Reach out to the international cinephile community, invite them to join in the discussion and perhaps even start one of their own.