Depending on how old you are the word VHS will invoke different feelings and emotions. For some younger readers you may not have a clue about the meaning of the word, or who knows you may be an avid collector. For me in my late 30s, the term VHS brings fond memories of a great … Continue reading VHS Vault: Adventures In VHS – New Book Brings VHS Memories To Life.
VHS Wasteland and Matthew Dix Create Their Own Analog Art. A few weeks ago The VHS Vault opened its creaky doors once more and unleashed a mass of VHS created covers by artists doing their own interpretation of what modern movies would look like today if we were still in an analogue age.
When VHS tapes first came out, demand was so high that shop owners were constantly looking for copies to line their shelves. A lot of rubbish got rented out back in the day due to the fact that, in general, there was no public resource available for additional information on these films; customers took their … Continue reading VHS Vault – VHS Covers Halloween Special
For some Christmas is a time to be jolly, for others a time for religious celebration and for others it means nothing at all. But for a very small few, it means a heck of a lot of cheesy horror movies. I am one of those few and proud of it. Christmas horror films seem … Continue reading VHS Vault Christmas Special! Deck the Halls with Covers of Terror
It seems that in the medium of film, animals really do not like us. In reality most animals like us or tolerate us at best. But in the movies they really have a grudge against us. Any part of the animal kingdom can become a killer. The more famous ones you may be aware of … Continue reading VHS Vault: 9 Great Examples of Terrible Pets
Jaws is an amazing film. I think most people would be hard pressed to argue with that fact, and if nothing else Jaws made almost everyone afraid to go into the water. The VHS and poster art is a work of genius, so simplistic and yet so powerful. It is also a great example of … Continue reading GB’s VHS Vault: The Truth about the Jaws Sequels
Here we have Mortuary (Embalmed is its UK name), which though released in the mid eighties was most certainly a film from the ’70s. The wardrobe is full of bright blues and the hair stylist was clearly quite taken with The Dukes of Hazard, because a lot of the cast look like they stepped right … Continue reading VHS Vault: Mortuary (aka Embalmed)
Chuck Norris. That should be enough to make any action hound jump up in joy. It’s a sequel that’s a prequel so we should be in for a wild ride here. We don’t learn much about Chuck other than he is bad ass (which we already knew) but we learn a little more about his … Continue reading VHS Vault: The Truth About ‘Missing in Action 2’
When you think of great martial artists certain names always come up. Norris. Lee. Chan. Trimble? Jerry Trimble to be precise. He is (or was in 1993) PKC Light Welterweight World Kickboxing Champion.
Normally when I start these articles I give a little introduction to what type of film I’m going to be talking about, but in this case I don’t really need to. For example – have you seen Predator? Sure you have, it’s a great piece of 1980’s action. Okay have you seen Robocop? Well if … Continue reading GB’s VHS Vault: The Truth Behind “Robowar”