New to Home Video 9/6/22
Check out our reviews of what’s new to home video 9/6/22:
Lesley Manville has been acting onscreen for nearly half a century but, at the moment, she is arguably best known for a more recent picture, 2017’s Phantom Thread. So there’s something metatextually funny about her taking the lead role in Anthony Fabian‘s Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, another film set in the world of mid-twentieth century haute couture but this time with a much sunnier outlook. For what it’s worth, Fabian also (perhaps unintentionally) nods to a different 2010s arthouse masterpiece when an early scene of Mrs. Harris (Manville) furtively fondling her employer’s designer clothes recalls Personal Shopper; the outlook here is much sunnier than that one… Review
Also new to home video 9/6/22: Minions: The Rise of Gru, Halloween Kills, Happening
Battleship Pretension is a movie discussion podcast started in 2007 by Tyler Smith and David Bax. Since then, we’ve done live comedy shows, written reviews, commentaries and more.
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.