Uncovered "Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" VHS Shows Beta Footage

Uncovered "Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time" VHS Shows Beta Footage

A gem of old-school Nintendo popped up over the weekend as an old VHS tape revealed beta footage from The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time. This in itself is a rarity as once upon a time, there used to be a line of videos from a few different companies in the '90s that would […]

Mondo Offering New Book on the History of Video Store Stickers

Mondo Offering New Book on the History of Video Store Stickers

Mondo is now offering for sale the excellent new book Stuck on VHS: A Visual History of Video Store Stickers by Josh Schafer. The book is just what it sounds like: examples of the various different stickers that could be found on the VHS tape boxes at rental stores. It even includes stickers you can […]

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BC Horror: Our 8 Favorite Old VHS Covers!

One thing that we certainly miss as a society for sure is perusing the aisles at the video store. Yeah sure, streaming services have made it way easier to just search and find what you want and just click a button. It is not a substitute for turning the corner and discovering that unique VHS […]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) Gets the Ultimate SDCC Exclusives from NECA

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and NECA announced the two must-have exclusives of this years SDCC this morning. Based on the turtles appearance in the classic 1990 film, these box sets of the boys come in a special VHS box package. Inside, all four turtles are in 7-inch scale, heavily articulated, and come with every accessory […]

The End of Betamax After Forty Years Of Production … No, Really!

According to The Guardian, Sony recently announced their intention to cease production of Betamax video cassettes next March. The end of the product comes after forty years of production and more than twenty years after people stop thinking about the product at all. In the mid 1970s and early 80s, Sony's Betamax format and VHS […]

The Key To Saving Found Footage Movies Lies On V/H/S

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool. I'm rather fond of found footage movies, some considerably more than others. Done right, as it is in Chronicle and, to my mind, Cloverfield, it instantly makes the narrative more intimate and claustrophobic at the same time as painting in a lot of implied detail outside the frame. Done […]

They've Put Some Effort Into These Clips From Paranormal Activity 3

The viral marketeers at Paramount are working overtime at the moment, mailing out VHS tapes to targeted horror sites. On the tapes are clips from Paranormal Activity 3, the upcoming prequel set in the VHS era. These clips are then being recorded and posted online. Here are the three to have surfaced so far, though […]

Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh #88: Nice Girls Don't Explode

I tried to think of a clever title for this week's column, but really, nothing can beat the actual title of the movie itself. Yes, there really existed a movie called NICE GIRLS DON'T EXPLODE. No one seems to remember it or talk about it now. Why am I talking about it now? Why not? […]