At the Video Store (2019)

Equal parts personal essay, intense rumination, and playful satire, AT THE VIDEO STORE is an ode to the death (and life!) of the American Video Store.

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James Westby

Writer:

James Westby

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mari Ane Anderson Mari Ane Anderson ... Grandma Westby
Marty Arno Marty Arno ... Himself
Lance Bangs ... Himself
Brian Chankin Brian Chankin ... Himself
Michael Clark Michael Clark ... Himself
Zach Clark Zach Clark ... Himself
Carin Counihan Carin Counihan ... Blockbuster Manager
Ezra Daniels Ezra Daniels ... Himself
S.E. Dogaru S.E. Dogaru ... Bad Blockbuster employee
Augustina Elizabeth Augustina Elizabeth ... Blockbuster Employee
Abel Ferrara ... (archival footage)
Miguel Gomez Miguel Gomez ... Himself
Bill Hader ... Himself
Rhias Hall Rhias Hall ... Herself
Dana Harris Dana Harris ... Herself
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AT THE VIDEO STORE is an innovative and rambunctiously entertaining documentary film by director James Westby (Film Geek, The Auteur, Rid of Me). Equal parts personal essay, intense rumination, and playful satire, this movie laments the death of the American Video Store while it searches for the missing human element in today's digital landscape. Written by Anonymous

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Behold the Human Algorithm

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Red Menaces
Written by James Westby
Performed by Laura Veirs
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