Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil.
V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ritual, and a sinister, shadowy organization that is tracking a serial killer. The segments are tied together by the story of a group of fame-obsessed teens following a violent car chase in LA that unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation.
A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide.
Documentary about a Tunesian director of low budget action films.
Using testimonies by pioneers and witnesses of the times, delve into the feverish visual culture the media generated – with far-fetched examples of canine television games, seduction manuals, aerobics class while holding a baby, among others.
3 Wayward youths wallow aimlessly in a video store.
An experimental journey into nostalgia, media, and ownership.
Six young people find an old VCR in an abandoned French house. The machine turns out to be magical... or is it cursed?
A tribute to the Simpsons in which one of the most famous TV openings is transformed into a surreal VHS experience.
VHS Collecting, SOV filmmaking and all things VHS.
A battered and mysterious VCR...A bevy of lethal video- tapes... These are the building blocks of horror in "DEATH BY VHS". A mind blowing descent into madness and death. Five shocking vignettes, designed to take your sanity and devour your soul! Mild curiosity leads to severe consequences when a couple rents a supposedly cursed video cassette recorder. An urban legend renowned for leaving a trail of agonizing and torturous death. Unbelieving, they take the plunge... And another legend is horrifyingly born... Do you dare give fate a winning hand, and test yourself against the hellish consequences of the VHS machine? Insert Cassette Press Play...DIE!
A further endulgance into analog media
A feature length documentary shot over 9 months taking a look at the explosion of movies that became available on VHS in the UK.
When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
VHS Collecting, SOV filmmaking and all things VHS. Follows VHS Lives: A Schlockumentary (2017)
Live performances and backstage tour footage from the band's 1995 Beat by Beat tour as well as all seven of the band's videos produced at the time. Tracklist: Intro Flesh (Live) Behind The Scenes Footage Disobedience (Live) A Drug Against War (Video) Money (Video) Behind The Scenes Footage More & Faster (Live) More & Faster (Video) Son Of A Gun (Video) Behind The Scenes Footage Vogue (Video) Juke-Joint Jezebel (Manga) (Video) Behind The Scenes Footage Godlike (Live) Behind The Scenes Footage End Titles/Sascha Playing Guitar Naïve (Video)
James can record his dreams onto VHS. He collects them… but what happens when girl of his dreams Erica finds herself on tape?
A documentary capturing the modern day VHS culture and VHS collectors.