Win “REWIND THIS!” DVD/VHS combo pack!


A few months ago, I had the pleasure of checking out a wonderful little documentary called REWIND THIS! The next day, I found myself at LA’s Amoeba Records grabbing all the used horror VHS tapes I could get my hands on. This documentary will renew your love of VHS, and Filmbuff/MPI just sent us a copy of the DVD/VHS combo pack to give away to one lucky reader. So dust off your VCR, grab that tethered remote control and take a trip back through video history!

REWINDTHISCONTESTNEWSSynopsis: “An exploding industry without rules! Direct to-video madness! VHS vs. Beta! In the 1980s, videotape changed the world and laid the foundation for modern media culture. REWIND THIS! traces the rise and fall of VHS from its heyday as the mainstream home video format to its current status as a nostalgic relic and prize to collectors who still cherish it. Featuring interviews with both filmmakers and enthusiasts from the VHS era, including Troma legend Lloyd Kaufman, indie auteur Atom Egoyan and HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN filmmaker Jason Eisener, REWIND THIS! is the definitive story of the format that came to be synonymous with the home video revolution. So gather up your friends and start the pizza party. Just make sure to have your tapes back on time.”

Want a copy? Send an e-mail to Rebekah@fangoria.com with “Rewind This” in the subject line, and please include the following:

• Name
• E-mail address
• Mailing address
• Age
• Phone number

The contest will stay open for 14 days. One lucky winner will be selected, and notified by e-mail. Good luck!

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Rebekah McKendry
Rebekah McKendry is the Director of Marketing for Fangoria Entertainment, and additionally she is a college professor teaching classes focused on film history and horror films. She is also an award-winning filmmaker. She has Bachelor's Degrees in Film and English, a MA in Media Education, a MFA in Film, and she is currently completing her PhD in Media Theory focused on horror and exploitation cinema. She is especially passionate about grindhouse films, video nasties, and rare or lost titles.
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