New to Home Video 9/20/22
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 9/20/22:
It’s no new insight to point out how often the best and funniest satire comes from those within the sphere at which the satire is aimed. B.J. Novak (the Harvard-educated comic, author and television writer) certainly knows the world of urbane, lefty Twitter-addicts his directorial debut, Vengeance, singles out for exposure, guys like his character, Ben, who refer to people with online clout as “blue checkmarks” and whose standard note of agreement is a tossed off, “hundred percent.” But Vengeance also displays the downside to being among those you’re ridiculing, the temptation to not only temper the mockery but to self-aggrandize by making a display of faux-humility… Review
Also new to home video 9/20/22: Old Henry (4K), Lost Illusions, Murina
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.