New to Home Video 11/22/22
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 11/22/22:
Anita Rocha da Silveira’s Medusa opens with a solo interpretative dance performance to Siouxsie and the Banshees’ “Cities in Dust” until, a couple minutes in, the camera pulls back to reveal that what we’ve been seeing is actually being watched on a phone by a young woman in the backseat of a rideshare car. The song may be 35 years old but Medusa clearly takes place in–and is about–the present day. Too bad, then, that so much of it feels old and tired… Review
Also new to home video 11/22/22: Hatching, Bros, Hold Me Tight
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.