While the calendar might be hyping Christmas, Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Not the holiday, but the cult film that’s getting released on 4K UHD. This film from 1980 offers the answer to “What happened at the summer camp next to Camp Crystal Lake?” Turns out Mother’s Day
The post Episode 871: Movie Actors vs. TV Actors appeared first on Battleship Pretension. In this episode, David and Scott Nye discuss movie actors vs. TV actors as well as the reopening of Los Angeles’ Vista Theater. Actors discussed in movie actors vs. TV actors include Jon Hamm and more!
The post Home Video Hovel: The Last Picture Show (plus Texasville), by Scott Nye appeared first on Battleship Pretension. Even when I first saw it around 2006, just out of high school, Peter Bogdanovich’s The Last Picture Show felt unusual. The new century had been blanketed in teen sex comedies
The post Monday Movie: The Deep Blue Sea, by David Bax appeared first on Battleship Pretension. Every Monday, we’ll highlight a piece of writing from our vaults. This review of The Deep Blue Sea originally ran as as a theatrical review. Terence Davies and Rachel Weisz, the director and star,
The post Silent Night: Emotional Blanks, by Scott Nye appeared first on Battleship Pretension. There are few things more unpleasant than a movie with immense promise coming up as empty as John Woo’s Silent Night does. Woo, one of the masters of action cinema, makes his return to American filmmaking