Monthly Archives: October 2015

More “Bad” News.

Yeah! There’s more Bad Santa on the way! I loved the first one – it’s a great nasty disgusting Christmas movie that stars professional jerk Billy bob Thornton as a terrible thieving mall Santa. Don’t make the mistake I did and watch it with your mother-in-law. … Continue reading

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In the Category of “Of course it will be terrible…”

I don’t know how many times I’ve said that Hollywood is pretty much creatively bankrupt. Most of the drivel that comes out these days is in the form of sequels, superheroes or remakes. It gets quite tiresome and very annoying. … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter October 26th to November 2nd “All Hallows Eve Edition!”

It’s Halloween week! I love Halloween. I love horror movies. I love folks who dress up their houses to the nines, kids with great costumes excited to get a fistful of mediocre candy and just the festive, spooky atmosphere that … Continue reading

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Finally an Answer!

I’ve never seen Nightmare before Christmas as I never knew when to watch it – Halloween or Christmas. Now that I know, I can safely proceed. http://moviepilot.com/posts/2015/10/20/the-nightmare-before-christmas-is-officially-a-halloween-movie-3600553?lt_source=external,manual

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Black Dog Newsletter October 20th to 26th “Much Love Edition”

Just wanted to toss out a big thanks to all of you lovely folks who made it out to celebrate International Independent Video Store Day on Saturday. It was a roaring success! Much fun was had, deals were enjoyed, prizes … Continue reading

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Editing as Puntcutation

Pretty interesting video. Some amazing techniques that most folks (myself included) wouldn’t even notice.  

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Why a video store?

There isn’t a day goes by when I’m working at Black Dog and I hear a passerby on the street remark that they’re surprised to see that there is still a video store open. Some laugh, even chortle if you will, … Continue reading

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Hitchcock/Kubrick Delight!

Wow. What a cool mashup of Kubrick and Hitch. NSFW (Not Safe for Work) but I imagine that depends on what kind of work you do. But check this out. http://boingboing.net/2015/10/14/watch-this-very-surreal-mashup.html

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Stop motion Goldblum.

We here at Black Dog love Wes Anderson. And we really love Fantastic Mr. Fox (it made our 100 favourite films list!). So this is some good news. Some good news yes sir! http://www.avclub.com/article/wes-andersons-new-stop-motion-film-star-jeff-goldb-226760?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_campaign=LinkPreview:1:Default

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Black Dog Video Newsletter October 13th to 19th “International Video Store Day Edition. Oh and Get Out and Vote Edition!”

I hope that everyone had a swell Thanksgiving weekend. Much feasting and merriment was enjoyed in these parts (maybe a little too much). And of course giving thanks. Apart from the usual being thankful for the health and happiness of … Continue reading

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