Episode 824: Being the Movie Uncle
In the episode, David is joined by Ian Brill to discuss what it’s like to be the “movie uncle.”
David and Ian Brill both occupy the role of “movie uncle.” In other words, they have nieces and nephews toward whom they feel a responsibility to serve as guides into the world of cinema. Here, they discuss their experiences and the lessons they’ve learned about best strategies when it comes to filling that role.
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.