Opinion Piece – Why we should miss Blockbuster Video

a wonderf ul piece about the demise of the video store

Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys)

Blockbuster Video

By Eddie 7/11/2013

Disclaimer – this is not a love letter in anyway to “Blockbuster” in particular, more the rental institution as a whole and what it encourages.

With the news of Blockbuster Video closing its doors in the USA by the start of the new year it feels apt to pay homage to the place where many of us film lovers used to look forward to going to on the weekends, whether it was to load up on the classics for a movie marathon, collecting some horrors for the sleepover or rushing in to catch the latest and the best on VHS and later DVD, Blockbuster was the place where film dreams were made of and a place that will be missed in years to come.

This opinion piece I must confess may be somewhat biased as I myself hold the pleasure of having Blockbuster be my first place…

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