VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media


Comedy / Documentary / History / Horror / Sci-Fi

Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 20%
IMDb Rating 6 10 187


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Juliette Danielle as Herself
Greg Sestero as Himself
Whitney Moore as Herself
Lloyd Kaufman as Himself
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1hr 12 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Leofwine_draca 6 / 10

Fun and breezy look at VHS culture in relation to US independent horror movies

VHS MASSACRE is a fun, appropriately low-fi documentary that explores the glory days of video collecting and renting in the 1980s and 1990s. It has a rather narrow remit, focusing on low budget horror and cult film production mainly during the 1990s and exclusively in America. While the documentary has virtually no material from back in the day, it does fill the running time with plenty of incident and discussion, including many interviews with leading figures in the field.

The main emphasis of this documentary is to be fun and it's certainly that. It's designed for like-minded people, not to convert the non-fans. The interview footage is very interesting and explores how the market has changed in the face of streaming movies and illegal downloading. Cult figures like Lloyd Kaufman, Debbie Rochon, and Joe Bob Briggs are all featured here and they all have plenty to say. There are few clips from a handful of films, but mainly this is about showing video box covers and the collecting culture. It's light, breezy, and amusing.

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