New to Home Video 1/30/24
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 1/30/24:
There are few things more unpleasant than a movie with immense promise coming up as empty as John Woo’s Silent Night does. Woo, one of the masters of action cinema, makes his return to American filmmaking for the first time in twenty years, now in a vastly different landscape. The quick-cut, “MTV-style” editing, explosion-heavy, wire-fu action cinema he helped popularize and which was so critically decried and commercially celebrated has fallen out of fashion, replaced by the balletic long-take ambitious-stunt spectacle of the John Wick, Mission: Impossible, and Mad Max franchises. Where would the master land in this new world order? Review
Also new to home video 1/30/24: Thanksgiving, Eileen
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.