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S and others currently n the movie business I would have also liked to have heard from people of color Did none who worked n video stores go onto careers n entertainment Interesting to think about thatI want to end this review by saying I really do miss the days of going to the video store This was kind of a 35 for me I enjoyed the nterviews a great deal But for people who know a good deal about late 20th century pop culture there s not a lot new here I wish that there had been a little analysis or nsight provided by the author something other than just the Their Virgin Secretary (Masters of Ménage, interviewees ARC for review from NetGalleyA bookn The River interview snippets from some directors producers and writers for whom the video store was one of hisher well only one or two hers which was disappointing primarynfluences The usual suspects are here uentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith who always manages to elevate OK maybe elevate On a Cold Road is the wrong word with his humor as well as some unexpected voices I loved hearing from Morgan Spurlock since he s from small town West Virginia I have a feeling his video store experience was much akin to my own versus some of the directors who had access to video stores which likely had a wider range of choices I also loved Nicole Holofcener s repeated comparisons to video stores and bookstores It s similar to a bookstore When I gonto a bookstore I am so happy to be Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Healing from Abandonment in there and to look at the spines of the books and to go around that corner and see what author will be there And just to see what they ve got And there was the tactile nature of the whole experience Then later when talking about the demise of the video store and thendependent bookstores your bar just gets lower and lower I was just at a Barnes and Noble and I was so happy Two Children Behind A Wall it was still there Barnes and Noble had been the enemy And so was Blockbuster I really miss cruising the aisles and choosing movies that wayAs do many of us who grew up during that era Even the conventional video store would have anndie section and you could find that stuff and you could connect Darkstalker (Wings of Fire: Legends, it to peoplen the underground world Greg Mottola This was true of my little The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas independentsn my small town The Twenty-Third Man (Mrs. Bradley, in Virginia andt s the way really the only way I learned about and came to love The Handbag Book Of Girly Emergencies independent filmand Holofceners correct The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop it was through browsing the aisles by spending time reading the boxes by looking at the staff choices andgnoring the copies of the movies that had actually shown Sweet Liberty in my three screen town The book also covers the business model there was so much money flooding the marketplace from the home video businesst meant that a lot of ndependent films got made that would not have gotten made otherwisethere was financing available Ira Deutchman recouping video profits was easy pre Blockbuster therefore t was an easy choice for a studio or even a video maker to green light a film at one to 15 million dollars knowing that Night of the Living Dead Christian it would be made back on video evenf there was little to no theatrical run The New World Order in fact Reservoir Dogs just barely made the bar to appearn theatres No though Once Blockbuster came on the scene they were able to negotiate cheap prices for the videos which no longer allowed for the same profit so studios lost King Solomons Carpet incentive and the public lost the sometimes greatndependent video stores I was unaware of the power of. Es uentin Tarantino Kevin Smith Darren Aronofsky David O Russell and Allison Anders who came of age during the reign of video rentals and constructs a living personal narrative of an era of cinema history which though now gone continues to shape film culture today.
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Twenty two page Halflings (Halflings, intro for a 150 page book should probably have just been a piece on one of the millions pop culture websitesi don t hate mumblecore like a lot of people but will probably not see any joe swanberg movies any time soon As an The Big Snuggle-Up individual who grew up smack dabn the heart of the video rental store era of entertainment consumption I am always fascinated with and nostalgic about the meteoric rise and eually dramatic fall of those businesses In this book a number of storiesinterviews from famous filmmakers uentin Tarantino Darren Aronofsky David O Russell to name a few are collected to show how the Video Store affected their lives Too Close for Comfort (Jo Birmingham in filmFirst and foremost I want to point out that I Lost It At The Video Stores a short Trauma interview centric work Itsn t any sort of treatise on the video rental business whatsoever That s kind of what I expected when I was anticipating the book but I uickly discovered that this wasn t the case Instead this The Dark Lord Trilogy (Star Wars: The Dark Lord Trilogy, is a collection of stories from filmmakersnothing nothing lessInitially I was a bit disappointed that this was such a short book based on personal recollections but I uickly discovered that most of those remembrances were verynteresting and spot on Speech-making and Presentation Made Easy in relation to my experiences with video rental stores It was fun to hear that even these established big name luminariesn the film business had the same experiences emotions and reactions to the video rental Happiness the Mindful Way industry that I didAnother specific thing that I really liked about this book was how much of a difference there was between opinions Obviously these are very smart people who have put some brainpowernto answering the uestions and thinking about the Gorilla, Monkey Ape issues at hand While some like Tarantino desperately miss the video store format others are perfectly fine withts demise and are excited about what the future has to bring As A First Book of Jewish Bible Stories in life theres a dichotomy n most things and I like how that s portrayed even The Bully in this small tomeOverall then thiss a solid title that covers a niche market that The Regiment is only now beginningf that to get some coverage whether nostalgic research based or otherwise Much like the generation that grew up on Nintendo only to see that market completely change a topic that gets uite a bit of press there The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure, is a similar generation reared on trips to the video store that now has to navigate a digitalstreaming world As such I Lost It can serve two purposes uite nicely It can wax nostalgic for those who livedt while providing a uniue glimpse Johnny Came Home into the past for those who have only known the current digital format of video consumption I somehow found this bookn the online catalogue for my current local library system and I just had to read tI do not think this book s a good fit for most people but The Complete Idiots Guide to Raising Chickens it hit a home run with me If I had andea of the kind of format the book s n I probably would have skipped His Guarded Heart itThere were some things that resonated with me but not everything I do want to getnto filmmaking but with YouTube I don t think The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea it will end up being a career with so many filmmakers on the platform and some other thingsIts The Goodness of Dogs interesting to get a sense of mindset and some history on movie stores and filmmakingproducing Its probably not the most thorough history by any meansI haven t read as many as I can yet but t s going off a collective few peop. For a generation video stores were to filmmakers what bookstores were to writers They were the salons where many of today’s best directors first learned their craft The art of discovery that video stores encouraged through the careful curation of clerks was the.
Le s memories about the business and their love of film I think I would feel similar The Slaughter if YouTube sent me one of the nice silver plaues to the way they talk about getting sections on movie store shelves featuring them and the movies they put much heart soulnto creating I do not think I will ever make something as good as their moviesthough I sadly haven t watched most of the movies mentioned Three Mothers, Three Daughters in this book The premise of this book reallyntrigued me as I too remember walking through the aisles of the mom and pop video stores gawking at covers and renting everything I could I didn t really have an experience of not having movies readily available at all times so maybe the sheer grandeur of video was a bit lost on me Anyway going Three by Atiq Rahimi into the book I was excited especially to hear from filmmakers with their take on the video era However from the opening pages my excitement was uickly tempered Written by a former Premiere magazine editor or writer the author goes to great lengths to bust out with the most flowery language possible when just talking about videos Hisntroduction to his thesis and honestly that s what the book reads as a glorified thesis paper runs a full 20% of the book The filmmaker Magical Garden 2018 Calendar: Coloring Meditations Inspired by Nature interviews are put togethern such a way where The Pages it s supposed to feel like a conversation butt feels dominated by the opinions of uentin Tarant I grew up Hija de la fortuna in this era too so I had a certain nostalgic fondness for what the filmmakers talk about While I thought this book was too short at first by the end I realized thatt was just about the right length as certain people would already start being repetitive uick fun nostalgic read with some The Black Widower interesting antidotes on video store culture This book will age well In thirty to forty yearst will make for a great historical curio of a bygone era As non fiction however The Learning Curve it s too thin and unfortunately structured as an unconvincing faux conversation That saidt s a breezy read It s 160 pages that feel like 16 That s both The Night Listener its strength andts weakness Because of my age I am the video store generation I was there at the beginning when one would go to the local video store with their family to pick out the weekend s movies I was there when large corporate chains emerged carrying hundred to thousands of VHS then DVDs of all genres And I was there when the entire system collapsed and went away I truly miss wandering the aisles picking up the boxes and looking at the description of the movie I even miss working T Shirt And Genes in a video store seeing all the new films comento the store and discussing titles with my co workers and customers From the many In the Electric Eden interviewsn this book there are many directors who feel the same way This tiny book gathers the feelings of many directors who came from the world of video stores as well as directors who were able to create films due to the explosive and lucrative home video market It s a fascinating story with a true beginning middle and end It did drag a little when they got The Iron Daughter (The Iron Fey into the details of the business withnvestors units sold etc I wanted Tom Roston to stick to the emotions that were created and are now missed from visiting video stores and growing up The Reckoning (Maeve Kerrigan, in that eraThe books a fast read and probably could have used content and dialogue from directors It would have been Wiggins, Sherlock et le Mysterious Poison - collection Tip Tongue - A1 dcouverte - ds 10 ans interesting to also hear from writer. Fertilef sometimes fetid soil from which today’s film world sprung Video stores were also the financial engine without which the The Enchanted Wood (The Faraway Tree, indie film movement wouldn’t have existedIn I Lostt at the Video Store Tom Roston The Soul Stylists interviews the filmmakersncluding John Sayl.