Rewind This!
Rewind This! (2013)

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,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 1, 2013
DVD Release Date: January 13, 2014
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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

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

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

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

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Brian Orndorf

It's affectionate and educational, with enough visual evidence to act as a time machine, bringing viewers back to an era of movie-watching exploration and physical media worship.

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Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly

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

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Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

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.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

The film is elevated above the average 'these are a few of my favourite things' documentary by its willingness to take on larger narratives around the social, economic and literary significance of the genre, all in a fully accessible way.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

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

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

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.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

a fascinating, funny and focused journey through our recent - and rapidly changing - cultural memory, lest we forget.

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