New to Home Video 10/17/23
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If one of the many benefits of watching movies from all across the globe is getting a view of lands and people in countries you’ve never visited then a director like Jafar Panahi are especially crucial to the international cinema scene because of his refusal to engage in traveloguing and instead present a more convincing, compelling and immersive, ground level, day to day image of his country. As with his previous narrative feature, 2018’s 3 Faces, his newest, No Bears, leaves the urban interiors that have marked so much of his work since his official ban on filmmaking by the Iranian government in favor of the countryside and its small town population… Review
Also new to home video 10/17/23: Barbie, Haunted Mansion, EO, The Last Voyage of the Demeter, The Innocent, Golda, The Unknown Country, Shortcomings
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.