Martin Scorsese

Be kind, rewind: The film lovers of Beyond Video (try to) resurrect the days of DVDs, VHS tapes

Be kind, rewind: The film lovers of Beyond Video (try to) resurrect the days of DVDs, VHS tapes

Watching a movie in your home has never been easier. Find something you want to see on Netflix or Hulu or YouTube or some other site, and moments later, it’s time to sit back, stare at the screen and enjoy

Ah, but where’s the fun in that? The human interaction, the friendly voice suggesting a movie you never heard of before, the chance for a little pre-film conversation to heighten the experience. Back in the day, you had to go to a store, pore over the shelves, maybe even ask a cinephile clerk for some help.

Are people yearning to revisit that? A group of area movie lovers believe many are, enough to support a video-rental store they’re planning to open within the next few...

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