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Last Blockbuster doco both a love letter and eulogy to video stores video

The Last Blockbuster is the sad story of how the dominant home entertainment “fish in the sea” became “a novelty act”.

9:05 AM  REVIEW: Passionate and clever, in the end you’re left feeling a sense of sadness and anger at the loss of these film archives and “living libraries”.

Izzard, Dench combine for solid, but unspectacular Minutes to Midnight video

REVIEW: An initialy nuanced, interesting tale eventually becomes a predictable race-against-the-clock, punctuated by double-crossing and derring-do.

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