Movie Meltdown: Character Fest with Sy Richardson
This episode we are coming to you “live” from Character Fest as we talk with actor Sy Richardson. And as we realize our unlimited capacity for twinkly lights, we also bring up… The State Theater, a family reunion, Tim Robbins, came to California, Slim Jim Phantom, Straight to Hell, I had no place to stay I had fifty dollars in my pocket, taking me to the nightclub, Charles Bronson, this bubble of love, I didn’t wanna be a movie star, Alex Cox, a nonagenarian, driving the city bus, you think there’ll be swear words, Fishbone, dropping off pizza, Repo Man, the center of the universe, don’t allow money or names to get in the way, The Cheap Dates, Drama-logue, Emilio Estévez, Chicago, you don’t have to be the star, Lil’ June and The January’s, it’s very ornate, a gospel group, John Cusack, be willing to work with your friends, Harry Dean Stanton, six naked women and Lee Rocker.
“You see… I came to California to be a character actor. I didn’t wanna be a movie star.”
For more on Character Fest, for now, check in with: harrydeanstantonfest.org
For Sy Richardson ‘s Sy by Sy The Journey of a Character Actor: lulu.com/spotlight/syrichardson1
For more on The Kentucky Theater: kentuckytheatre.org
Battleship Pretension is a movie discussion podcast started in 2007 by Tyler Smith and David Bax. Since then, we’ve done live comedy shows, written reviews, commentaries and more.
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.