New to Home Video 9/27/22
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 9/27/22:
Any film genre that has been around for a while will naturally start to look inward. Its first instinct will be to comment on the more superficial elements of itself, creating films that are clever and observant, but rarely insightful. Soon, the genre will begin to question the implications of its own existence, usually resulting in a more meditative tone. The superhero film genre reached this first milestone years ago, while eventually arriving at the more reflective phase recently. TV series like Invincible and The Boys revisit Alan Moore territory by exploring the legal and moral ramifications of superpowered vigilantes, while the Infinity War chapters of the Marvel Cinematic Universe began to ask questions about the cost of being a hero. Taika Watiti’s Thor: Love and Thunder continues this trend, breaking its title character down to his most basic elements before suggesting that he could be so much more… Review
Also new to home video 9/27/22: The Munsters, Spider-Man: No Way Home (4K), Venom: Let There Be Carnage (4K)
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.