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When movies and TV shows are everywhere all the time, they lose the sense of scarcity and importance that originally made them so special.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.
One man’s mission to watch, review or simply acknowledge the existence of the endless number of zero-budget British horror films made – so far – during the 21st Century.
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.
Examining a collection of Shudder Originals while pondering how the streaming revolution feels more like a return to the norm than a giant leap forward.