Episode 811: Our Hometowns on Film
In this episode, David and guest co-host Julie Sesnovich are joined by Scott Nye to discuss depiction of their hometowns in movies.
David is from St. Louis, Julie is from Boston and Scott is from Portland, Oregon. In this episode, each discuss the many movies set or shot in their respective hometowns in an attempt to unveil what the cultural, historical and societal identities of these cities and their surrounding states are, from riverboat gambling to crime to the films of Gus Van Sant.
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.