New to Home Video 6/27/23
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 6/27/23.
Amanda Kramer’s Please Baby Please is not a musical (though it does have a great score). But, right from the jump, it sure feels like one. A gang of greasers dance like they stepped out of a particularly sick mutation of West Side Story. And they’re not the last characters to cut a rug. The whole movie occasionally breaks from its narrative for characters to move their bodies. Call it interpretative, call it performance art… But it’s always cinematic, like the forms onscreen are dancing right along with Kramer’s shots and cuts… Review
Also new to home video 6/27/23: Evil Dead Rise
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.