Battleship Pretension

Battleship Pretension


Battleship Pretension is a podcast that represents the kind of conversations that film geeks have when they get together. There are strong opinions, in-jokes, obscure references, and wild tangents. And, since Tyler and David are two of the sharpest wits ever fused together, there are laughs aplenty.


500e. Thoughts and Memories  

Tyler and David look back at the last couple weeks as well as the 498 before that with the help of some listeners and their favorite moments.

500d. w/ Amy Nicholson and Todd VanDerWerff  

Tyler and David continue their 500th episode celebrations with Amy Nicholson and Todd VanDerWerff.

500c. w/ Jason Eaken and Scott Nye  

Tyler and David continue their 500th episode celebrations with friends of the show Jason Eaken and Scott Nye.

500b. w/ Josh Fadem and Pat Healy  

Tyler and David continue their 500th episode celebration with Josh Fadem and Pat Healy.

500a. w/ Jimmy Pardo and Matt Belknap  

Tyler and David kick off their 500 episode celebration with the return of Jimmy Pardo and Matt Belknap.

499. Find You a Director Who Can Do Both  

Tyler and David discuss directors who make both documentaries and narrative films, as well as the ethics of purchasing a ticket to see The Birth of a Nation.

BP Movie Journal 10/6/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including The Interrupters, Django Unchained, 13th, Monsieur Verdoux, The Girl on the Train, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, Meet Me in St. Louis, Elle, Illusions, The Last Temptation of Christ, The Thing and Survivor.

498. Songs from Movies  

Tyler and David discuss songs they associates with movies as well as Tyler's top 100.

BP Movie Journal 9/29/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including The Magnificent Seven, Hell or High Water, Raising Cain, Reality Bites, The Thing, Audrie & Daisy, White Dog, A Short Film About Killing, Murder on the Orient Express, Modern Family, Survivor, The Last Man on Earth and Family Guy.

497. If You Like That, You'll Love This  

Tyler and David recommend some alternatives to classics old and new as well as reflecting on the career of Curtis Hanson.

BP Movie Journal 9/22/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including The Dark Knight Rises, Lady in White, Bone Tomahawk, The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum, Moneyball, Miss Stevens, Dr. Strangelove, The Magnificent Seven, Sully, Julieta, Operation Avalanche, The Spirit of the Beehive, Night Train to Munich, Atlanta, South Park, Project Runway and Survivor.

496. Top 25 Actresses with Amanda Mae Meyncke  

Tyler and David are joined by Amanda Mae Meyncke to count down the listener-voted list of the top 25 actresses of all time.

495. Top 25 Actors w/ Stephen Tobolowsky  

In this episode, Tyler and David are joined by actor Stephen Tobolowsky to discuss the listener-generated Top 25 Actors list.

BP Movie Journal 9/8/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including Sleeping with Other People, Black Sea, Little Men, Batman Begins, Beautiful Something, The Dark Knight, Cloud Atlas, and West Side Story.

494. Fall Movie Preview with Scott Nye  

Tyler and David are joined by Scott Nye to discuss the upcoming Fall movies as well as the life and career of Gene Wilder.

BP Movie Journal 9/1/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including Abortion: Stories Women Tell, Southside with You, Ben-Hur, Kicks, Dawn of the Dead, Kubo and the Two Strings, The Light Between Oceans, The Witch, Come What May, Elevator to the Gallows, Complete Unknown, Neruda, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, Blood Father, Don't Breathe, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Werewolf of London, The Tenth Man, The Nutty Professor, Sausage Party, The Ladies Man, Fire at Sea, Florence Foster Jenkins, A Taste of Honey, It's Such a Beautiful Day, Hell or High Water, The Night Of and South Park.

493. The Reel Thing 2016  

Tyler and David discuss David's experiences at this year's The Reel Thing, as well as the BBC's new list.

492. Nextfest 2016  

Tyler and David discuss the movies David saw at Nextfest 2016 as well as spinoffs that might be too much of a good thing.

491. Studio Interference  

Tyler and David discuss movies that have been changed by studio interference as well as President Obama's Summer playlist.

BP Movie Journal 8/11/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including Into the Forest, Pete's Dragon, Approaching the Unknown, The Man from Laramie, Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four, Suicide Squad, The Dressmaker, Imperium, Muriel, or The Time of Return, Nerve, The People vs. Fritz Bauer, Mystic River, The Return of the Living Dead, Doc of the Dead, Celine and Julie Go Boating, Birth of the Living Dead, Loulou, Under the Sun of Satan, Community, UnREAL, The West Wing and BoJack Horseman.

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