New to Home Video 8/16/22
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 8/16/22:
When you walk into Jurassic World: Dominion, the question isn’t whether or not the film will be stupid. Given the previous films in the latest trilogy, that much goes without saying. The question is just how stupid the film will be. Sadly, the latest Jurassic World is so shamelessly nonsensical – and yet so laughably obvious – that it genuinely boggles the mind. As the story unfolded and each new plot point was revealed, I sat aghast at the thought that this could ever be considered a legitimate movie. It’s more of a collection of half-baked – and unrelated – story ideas thrown together into one mind-numbing cacophony. Like the creatures contained within it, this film is unnatural; a capitalistic calculation with little thought given to the eventual, horrendous outcome… Review
Also new to home video 8/16/22: The Black Phone, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (4k), Paris, 13th District
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.