Twentieth Century Flicks is the world’s oldest surviving video rental store. The offer 20,000 films (yes, many on VHS too) and even have screening rooms. This shop embodies much of what I miss about how I experienced media growing up before the dark times… Before the modern Web.
Be kind, rewind.
Directed by Arthur Cauty.
Previously on Boing Boing:
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