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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…

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

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

Though VHS' best days may have come and gone, Rewind This! certainly proves the case for the technology's enduring legacy by speaking with those who were there to live through it and with those who continue to collect and sell tapes even today.

January 8, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

A hilarious and utterly excellent look back at a time where movie collecting was more of a sport and treasure hunt than a matter of simple point and click.

December 17, 2013 | Full Review…

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