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Rewind This! (2013)




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Home video changed the way the world consumed films. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. REWIND THIS! is a documentary that traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of art,technology, and societal perceptions that were altered by the creation of videotape.

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Critic Reviews for Rewind This!

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Johnson's savvy authority ensures that "Rewind This!" will leave many film-and-video lovers begging for more.

August 29, 2013 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

There's nary a trace of ironic detachment or condescension here, which is exceedingly rare for any depiction of geek culture.

August 14, 2013 | Full Review…

Lively history makes some good observations about video and the culture it enabled.

July 29, 2013 | Full Review…

Johnson has created a movie that mostly kept me riveted and highly entertained.

July 19, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Rewind This! is somewhat lacking in big-name first-hand accounts. But where the film is on firmer territory is in championing those lovers of the format who have ignored DVD, Blu-ray and digital downloads in favour of keeping the VHS dream alive.

July 19, 2018 | Rating: 6.7/10 | Full Review…

The real treat of Rewind This! is the geek-speak about VHS tapes telling uniquely distinct stories.

June 28, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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