Battleship Pretension

Battleship Pretension

Canada

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.

Episodes

507. Phoning It In  

Tyler and David discuss their favorite phone call scenes from movies, as well as the recent, awful revelations about the making of Last Tango in Paris.

BP Movie Journal 12/1/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including Tallulah, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm, Trolls, Manchester by the Sea, Hail, Caesar!, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Gleason, Blackhat, Nocturnal Animals, Gigi, The Birth of a Nation, Ben-Hur, Cafe Society, Smothered, Hidden Figures, Baby Face, Sausage Party, Hacksaw Ridge, Gold, Fruitvale Station, Doctor Strange, Two for the Road, Moonlight, Collateral, Into the Inferno, Heat, The Comedian, Swiss Army Man, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Sing, Home for the Holidays, The Bride of Frankenstein, Miracles from Heaven, The Jungle Book, Heaven Is for Real, Little Sister, The Social Network, Jackie, The Blob, Atlanta, John Adams, Search Party and Survivor.

506. In Name Only  

In this episode, Tyler and David discuss movies named after secondary characters, after forty f***ing minutes of talking politics.

505. AFI Fest 2016 w/ Scott Nye  

Tyler and David are joined by Scott Nye to discuss this year's AFI Fest.

504. Six Second Filmmaking with Clayton Farris and Alona Forsythe  

Tyler and David are joined by Clayton Farris and Alona Forsythe to discuss the end of Vine.

503. w/ Bill Duke & Jayson Gladstone  

Tyler is joined by Bill Duke and Jayson Gladstone to discuss their film PREYING FOR MERCY.

502. w/ Neal McLaughlin  

Tyler and David are joined by Neal McLaughlin to talk about his film I Was a Teenage Wereskunk as well as their own real life horror stories.

BP Movie Journal 10/27/16  

Tyler and David discuss what they've been watching, including Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience, Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler, Mascots, E.T. the Extraterrestrial, The Watermelon Woman, Love & Friendship, No Country for Old Men, Author: The JT LeRoy Story, You're Next, Toni Erdmann, The Thing, The Ivory Game, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Gimme Danger, Beloved, Zootopia, The Edge of Seventeen, The Love Witch, Luke Cage, Insecure, South Park, The Good Place, Saturday Night Live and Project Runway.

501. The Return of Asterios  

Tyler and David welcome Asterios Kokkinos back to the show to talk about his new book, Toys 4 Cheap, as well as whether or not it's okay to not like Star Wars.

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.

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