New to Home Video 1/17/23
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 1/17/23.
As of Spin Me Round, I’ve now only seen two of Jeff Baena‘s five feature films (the other being 2017’s The Little Hours). But I’m starting to get a handle on what his whole thing is and I think I like it. First, he gets an incredible cast together. I could spend a whole paragraph listing the actors in Spin Me Round but the main players are Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Alessandro Nivola, Molly Shannon, Zach Woods and Tim Heidecker and, beyond them, there’s hardly a single line spoken in the entire movie by someone who’s not a notable name, generally from the comedy world. Then, he plugs them into a story that sounds like–and I mean this in a good way, I swear–an idea someone came up with off the top of their head during an exercise in a creative writing class… Review
Also new to home video 1/17/23: The Menu, Till, Utama
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.