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  • Published: 12 August 2019
  • This is the greatest video essay of All Time
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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0   4 months back

    Animation by https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZj7QQVYbWAVeQdCLBXZiyw

    • - RAIZETU -
      - RAIZETU -  3 days back

      There's a blockbuster in farmington I think

    • Zombie TGD
      Zombie TGD  2 weeks back

      loveee the animation man!!!, really wouldn't mind if you become a, animation channel

    • IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ
      IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ  3 weeks back

      @White Alliance// yooo you watch cr1tiKaL?? neattt. i checked out that other channel you are linked to. "seek the truth" i think is the channel? well cool.

    • Alamda Ali
      Alamda Ali  2 months back

      *BLOCKBUSTER HAS A STREAMING SERVICE IN DENMARK AND SWEDEN!!!* look it up, it's run by TDC Group.

    • magmand
      magmand  2 months back

      We still got Blockbusters streaming in denmark

  • TheOriginalCast `
    TheOriginalCast `  2 hours back

    Keep doing these ur good at em

    • Spunk
      Spunk  20 hours back

      story time animation??

      • The Anarcho-Luthierist

        im not gonna look for it now, but i still have the last vhs tape i ever rented from there... "SLC punk" starring mathew lilliard... i hate movies that constantly break the fourth wall (ferris bueller style) but i still have it in a closet for some reason...

        another great example is kodak - kodak invented the digital camera, and then doubled down on film...

        but the best brick and mortar/cyber fail paradigm was montgomery wards - they were the only game in town for mail order products in america for over a goddamned century - you could order whole houses and cars and shit through their catalog - but they were spending money on their mall stores when they could've been transforming those catalogs into a website for a fraction of the cost - they could've been Amazon...

        • Steve Padilla
          Steve Padilla  1 days back

          My family was a Hollywood video/ game crazy family we got all of our games and movies there but eventually it closed and if I remember correctly it's a yoshinoya and taco Bell now lmao

          • HammerMeister1999
            HammerMeister1999  2 days back

            Might just be one of those self conjured memory deals but i vaguely remember Blockbuster also trying to compete with Redbox for a little bit. I swear as a kid i saw a machine at a store that looked like a Redbox but was Blockbuster branded. I say it might be self conjured tho bc i kept expecting you to bring it up and you didnt.

            • Nikolas Stoebick
              Nikolas Stoebick  2 days back

              Redbox was the true killer

              • JackInTheBloxys
                JackInTheBloxys  2 days back

                Really? I went to a blockbuster 5 years ago and its still there.

                • Emmanuel Glazer
                  Emmanuel Glazer  3 days back

                  We had a blockbuster for a long time in Fairbanks up until 2017 I think

                  • Astro
                    Astro  3 days back

                    Even in animation. He still has a white shirt

                    • Brian Ortiz
                      Brian Ortiz  3 days back

                      I think GameStop is losing money is because they don’t wanna pay a littl extra for return games and people would rather get the game online cheaper or from another place who would give more like independently ran game shops

                      • Doggo
                        Doggo  3 days back

                        Suck it nerds, we have the last Blockbuster on the planet here in Oregon!

                        • Yakkzy
                          Yakkzy  3 days back

                          How is family video still in business, it's pretty much just blockbuster but older

                          • J. Seagroves
                            J. Seagroves  4 days back

                            I never did the research, I just always assumed Redbox was the killer of block buster.
                            I remember after Redbox started and got popular seeing Blue box? Wasnt that owned by Block Buster? Another example of them trying to copy cat an idea too late.

                            • PaidRandom
                              PaidRandom  4 days back

                              Partnered with Enron? Lol damn block, WTF... You were destined to lose

                              • Clorox
                                Clorox  4 days back

                                I still have a Netflix disc case

                                • Aesthetic Deluxe
                                  Aesthetic Deluxe  4 days back

                                  I prefer Hulu over Netflix tbh

                                  • alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6
                                    alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6  5 days back

                                    i really liked netflix back in the day
                                    in 2004 or 2005 i dont remember really well, we stopped going to blockbuster forever and never went back because of netflix
                                    my dad and mom got 2 dvd's in the mail at a time and me and my sister got 2 dvds in the mail, so i just added games to the list for my dvd
                                    it was pretty sweet

                                    • s a s h a
                                      s a s h a  5 days back

                                      There is a shop in Melbourne but hardly no one goes there anymore.

                                      • Ryan Baker
                                        Ryan Baker  6 days back

                                        Does anyone remember Hollywood Video?

                                        • J P
                                          J P  6 days back

                                          I too often think of blockbuster.
                                          As well as $1 double cheeseburgers at McDonald's (not that 2 dollar "mcdouble" bullshit with 1 piece of cheese. Like Seriously WTF)

                                          • Bailey Knapp
                                            Bailey Knapp  6 days back

                                            Didnt expect this, but just got slaughtered by the feels man

                                            • Mr.Fear
                                              Mr.Fear  7 days back

                                              I remember sneaking to the 14-18+ section to get a little peak....

                                              • Mango
                                                Mango  7 days back

                                                At least I could rent one movie when I was young TT

                                                • nuclear mutant
                                                  nuclear mutant  1 weeks back

                                                  In fort Wayne Indiana they have like 40 of those motherfukers now we have like 39 I don't know if it's just me but I haven't noticed the drop in my backwards state

                                                  • Wasteland Wasted
                                                    Wasteland Wasted  1 weeks back

                                                    Red Box busted em' up pretty good , too

                                                    • Cacutor
                                                      Cacutor  1 weeks back

                                                      All the people who still had games and movies rented when they shut down must have been happy

                                                      • Everett Ramsdell
                                                        Everett Ramsdell  1 weeks back

                                                        Hey you forgot to talk about how computers got fasterand much better than they were in people or just illegally downloading movies on their computers taking from Blockbuster.

                                                        • The Drizzle 404
                                                          The Drizzle 404  1 weeks back

                                                          I still miss Game Crazy. It was way better than Gamestop. Unfortunately it was dragged down with Hollywood Video.

                                                          • The Hype
                                                            The Hype  1 weeks back

                                                            I hated Blockbuster. It's the reason why my local video store, "Downtown News amd Video" closed down (Rip Downtown News and Video 1986-2003). Blockbuster felt so artificial and emotionless for a video store. I don't really see why people miss Blockbuster so much, since there still are a few local video stores left (as little as there are). So it's not like when Blockbuster died, that every video store died.

                                                            • Ken Wolfrum
                                                              Ken Wolfrum  1 weeks back

                                                              Only 22, but I definitely remember the “no more late fees” advertisements. To this day, there is a Family Video bike-riding distance from my house.

                                                              • Sarah Smith
                                                                Sarah Smith  1 weeks back

                                                                God, I still have memories of that day I noticed the blockbuster was gone. W. Gandy Blvd. Blockbuster....you will be missed RIP

                                                                • George Greenville
                                                                  George Greenville  2 weeks back

                                                                  I think an extremely wealthy person should try and bring it back, that would be the top story on the internet. No doubt in my mind.

                                                                  • Verifiedgaming420
                                                                    Verifiedgaming420  2 weeks back

                                                                    I like the new way family video is staying relevant in wny and that's they started selling cbd

                                                                    • NauticLee
                                                                      NauticLee  2 weeks back

                                                                      I'm late but whatever. Blockbuster was so much better than Redbox. Redbox was alright if u were the first to the box that day. Otherwise every other disc is gone. Blockbuster was superior in games as well. They had more than 1 or 2 copies of popular games unlike redbox. RIP Blockbuster.

                                                                      • Jargon JJ
                                                                        Jargon JJ  2 weeks back

                                                                        Family Video was better because they had a hidden porn section. I would sneak back there as a teenager. I was caught many times.

                                                                        • DA MAN667
                                                                          DA MAN667  2 weeks back

                                                                          I remember when Netflix was a mail service lmbo

                                                                          • Austin Kilgore
                                                                            Austin Kilgore  2 weeks back

                                                                            Also we were a FamilyVideo family lol

                                                                            • Austin Kilgore
                                                                              Austin Kilgore  2 weeks back

                                                                              Didn’t they start making Blockbuster versions of Redbox?

                                                                              • Ben Moyer
                                                                                Ben Moyer  2 weeks back

                                                                                Bruh I live in Northwest Washington, Ive been down to that blockbuster like 10 times.

                                                                                • war_Machine4756
                                                                                  war_Machine4756  2 weeks back

                                                                                  SO YOU'RE FUCKING TELLING ME
                                                                                  THIS SHIT
                                                                                  WENT OUT OF BUSINESS *ONE* YEAR BEFORE I WAS BORN?

                                                                                  • Shuckle
                                                                                    Shuckle  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Blockbuster: "Who are you?"
                                                                                    RedBox: "I'm you but stronger."

                                                                                    • Ritik Solanky
                                                                                      Ritik Solanky  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I remember blockbusters last efforts in my neighborhood was hosting cod tournaments and giving out discounts to whoever won the death match. Good times

                                                                                      • Grimm
                                                                                        Grimm  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I still like to buy games irl

                                                                                        • Sliced Lemons
                                                                                          Sliced Lemons  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Cr1tikal as an animation channel would be interesting

                                                                                          • sepäse
                                                                                            sepäse  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Was blockbuster like a big ass german bomb too?

                                                                                            • ZephyrFluous
                                                                                              ZephyrFluous  3 weeks back

                                                                                              You have an unhealthy obsession with assholes, like Im the gayest dude I've met and you put me to shame lol

                                                                                              • Jan Serbruyns
                                                                                                Jan Serbruyns  3 weeks back

                                                                                                Does he get demonetized for swearing so much