Episode 797: Expectation, Anticipation, Buzz and Backlash￼
In this episode, Tyler and David discuss the questions of expectation, anticipation, buzz and backlash and the ways that pre-release chatter can change one’s reaction to a movie as well as the difference between Lon Chaney and Liz Cheney.
Tyler and David’s relationship to expectation, anticipation, buzz and backlash for movies they haven’t yet seen (or, sometimes, haven’t even had the opportunity to see) has evolved over they years. Here, they question why that might be the case.
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.