Remembering the glory days of the DVD-by-mail service.
Why the demise of the label behind most of the vintage TV releases in Britain is a tragedy – and perhaps a sign of things to come.
When movies and TV shows are everywhere all the time, they lose the sense of scarcity and importance that originally made them so special.
The British censors allow wealthy streaming giants to self-certify at a reduced cost, while still bleeding physical media distributors dry.
Kath Rella is not thrilled by continual ‘improvements’ to services that were perfectly fine as they were.
Isn’t it time we scrapped the four-decade-old Video Recordings Act and allowed an even playing field between physical media, streaming services and TV broadcasters?
Twitter’s current problems – and the possibility that it might all end very badly – just goes to show that we shouldn’t become dependent on any single form of communication.
Let’s not write off old-school physical media just yet.
Does the decline of physical media sold in supermarkets also signal the end of the British ‘geezer’ movie?
Remembering the time when tomorrow’s fish and chip wrappers contained yesterday’s films.