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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0   5 days back

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

    • PetRock151
      PetRock151  5 hours back

      Do more of these

    • Guarr
      Guarr  15 hours back

      Bro ur gatekeeping literally everyone knows what blockbuster is

    • kobra6660
      kobra6660  21 hours back

      Not buying Netflix is just a big question on why they didnt get bought out and they could have changed things if they started the redbox

    • HentaiHistorian
      HentaiHistorian  2 days back

      I miss video rental stores...

    • Sora NioStaur
      Sora NioStaur  2 days back

      this . . . was a really good video, thank you my dude

  • Dustin Paciorkowski
    Dustin Paciorkowski  7 minutes back

    Lol we learned this in business class

    • H Koizumi
      H Koizumi  33 minutes back

      born in 82, consider myself child of 80s and 90s. Blockbuster were your weekend. The feeling when you step into the store was unlike anything today. It had that happiness vive which was hard to explain unless you were there yourself. Good times.

      • YouTuber
        YouTuber  60 minutes back

        Anyone else look at the yugioh cards they always sold by the counter? That was my favorite part lol.

        • PosMatic
          PosMatic  2 hours back

          6:02 THAT'S FINCH!

          • Friaza
            Friaza  2 hours back

            SO QUIRKY AND RELATABLE

            • Matthew Devlin
              Matthew Devlin  3 hours back

              Hollywood Video + GameCrazy > Blockbuster

              • Cynical Sheep
                Cynical Sheep  3 hours back

                Anyone else ever just remember that blockbuster smell?

                • Carlito Moyer
                  Carlito Moyer  3 hours back

                  We had a Hollywood Video in my neighborhood instead of Blockbuster. Those Spongebob and Rugrats tapes were my life

                  • Sausprem
                    Sausprem  4 hours back

                    not a word about Red Box????

                    • Cdeck 222
                      Cdeck 222  4 hours back

                      Blockbuster was like the fucking Dwemer of the Elder Scrolls

                      • DailyPhoneVlogsDPV
                        DailyPhoneVlogsDPV  4 hours back

                        Why is the internet following me, the Mummy was my favorite movie since I was like freakin' 7 years old.

                        • NotTheAverageGamerz
                          NotTheAverageGamerz  4 hours back

                          Redbox was definitely a huge factor in the demise of blockbuster . They are outside and inside alot of grocery stores so when people go to get groceries they just see the kiosk and just grab a quick movie and when they return it they can get groceries again since it's at the grocery store. It's a matter of convenience for sure that killed blockbuster.

                          • Starlesslemon
                            Starlesslemon  5 hours back

                            I just miss game crazy

                            • Starlesslemon
                              Starlesslemon  5 hours back

                              I'm pretty sure red box had a bigger influence on closing blockbuster than Netflix

                              • James Fitzgerald
                                James Fitzgerald  5 hours back

                                Blockbuster could've bought Netflix for 20 million, they didn't, now Netflix is worth 50 billion, biggest mistake by far, you also forgot to mention Redbox, people renting movies for $1 all over the place, and it's efficient, you didn't have to go in a store and talk to people, you just walk up to the machine, pick a movie, and rent it, then bring it back in like 2 days, it's simple and efficient, and was the final nail in the coffin for Blockbuster, also most libraries started stocking movies as well, that didn't have as big of an impact but it sure did affect Blockbuster.

                                • Death Wizard
                                  Death Wizard  5 hours back

                                  My blockbuster turned into a Asian market.

                                  • Ultra Pitabread
                                    Ultra Pitabread  5 hours back

                                    I'm not as fond of blockbuster as everyone else, because of them the mom and pop video stores pretty much all went out of buisness

                                    • Noah Pegasus
                                      Noah Pegasus  5 hours back

                                      After I saw this video, I remembered going to Blockbuster a couple times as a kid, and I don't even remember what films I rented. But I do remember that I was happy renting those films.

                                      • Mujtaba Rafid Ibrahim
                                        Mujtaba Rafid Ibrahim  6 hours back

                                        down here in the third world countries
                                        There were ever one option since the internet:




                                        *piracy* babyyy

                                        • CringEster
                                          CringEster  6 hours back

                                          conan solved the mystery

                                          • idiotican
                                            idiotican  6 hours back

                                            Stop doing video essays

                                            • bumple dicken
                                              bumple dicken  5 hours back

                                              wow with this comment alone he will do as he is told for his channel

                                          • idfk dontsub
                                            idfk dontsub  6 hours back

                                            So youre telling me we`re 20 years behind on streaming technology?

                                            • i want yum
                                              i want yum  7 hours back

                                              i dont think blockbuster was ever in my country

                                              • Ballin Balgruuf
                                                Ballin Balgruuf  7 hours back

                                                Because of redbox, Hulu, Netflix.
                                                There I saved you some time.

                                                • Bard of the 90s
                                                  Bard of the 90s  7 hours back

                                                  You forgot about two things: Redbox and Family Video.
                                                  I worked at Family Video last year as ASM. The reason they're still around is because they own the buildings they're in and rent spaces to (usually) food places so you can get dinner and a movie. The late fees are also just charged as though you rented the item again without any discounts, so they're fair (after 30 days, you get charged the price of the item because we assumed you stole it). Family Video also has VERY little marketing, so they save a lot that way. They sell plenty of unused or outdated stock, and sell miscellaneous things like phone chargers and CBD oil. And they're not squeamish about closing locations. If a location is not bringing in enough profit, they'll close it and sell the building. It has its problems, but the system is pretty streamlined and they try to get employees to really push any sales, promotions, or giveaways that are going on. I see them do particularly well in low income areas where people maybe can't afford streaming services, new wrapped movies, or even internet.

                                                  • G
                                                    G  7 hours back

                                                    I remember renting Turok (the ps3 360 one) one day and the next day I heard the blockbuster near me was selling all of the movies and games to anyone who wanted them

                                                    • Bryce Butt
                                                      Bryce Butt  9 hours back

                                                      Fuck Blockbuster, and Fuck Netflix

                                                      • Risky Bisky
                                                        Risky Bisky  9 hours back

                                                        Wait how young was I when I last went to a blockbuster? 5? 6? Dang...

                                                        • FermiGBM1
                                                          FermiGBM1  9 hours back

                                                          Nice eulogy for Blockbuster lol

                                                          • Sean Minor
                                                            Sean Minor  9 hours back

                                                            I will always remember the day when 12 year old me was at the local blockbuster that was just giving away all its shit for free.

                                                            • sato
                                                              sato  9 hours back

                                                              dude i fucking remember blockbuster on demand and total access lmaoooo. we stayed with blockbuster until the bitter end too. :'(

                                                              • Sir white a lot the pagan preacher

                                                                Basically blockbuster is a library but for videos...but now I gotta wonder why library's haven't went to shit.

                                                                • AngloRebel
                                                                  AngloRebel  11 hours back

                                                                  "the lessons that we learn are carved on the tombstones of others"

                                                                  • Spanky Dough Dandy
                                                                    Spanky Dough Dandy  11 hours back

                                                                    My local block buster became a gym and i was so sad when i went back to my home town and saw people exercising in MY BLOCKBUSTER

                                                                    • kyler124
                                                                      kyler124  12 hours back

                                                                      You keep bringing up Netflix but Netflix wasn't really that big either. Blockbuster started dropping pretty early because their prices were just too much. I remember my Blockbuster only lasting like a month then closing. I think Redbox and family video is what killed it. Netflix was kinda a joke back in 2006 so I don't see much of an impact.

                                                                      • the orangebear
                                                                        the orangebear  12 hours back

                                                                        extra vision were irelands blockbuster

                                                                        • ChrisHazFun
                                                                          ChrisHazFun  12 hours back

                                                                          If Blockbuster were to come back it should be as some sort of Cafe/Rental mashup store, before my local video shop shut down I thought what better addition to a place like that would be than a section where you can sit down and chill while your kids look for something to watch back at home, double down on the experience it offered.

                                                                          • ChrisHazFun
                                                                            ChrisHazFun  12 hours back

                                                                            The Last Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon: The 8th wonder of the world

                                                                            • Sfg116
                                                                              Sfg116  12 hours back

                                                                              “Live PD the game” hahahah that is great

                                                                              • Michael
                                                                                Michael  13 hours back

                                                                                dude this was a really cool funny and suprisingly interesting video

                                                                                • Alex Ryan
                                                                                  Alex Ryan  13 hours back

                                                                                  Problem i hate with netflix lets be real a lot of the movies and shows on there are mediocre or bad and they take a lot of the good movies and shows off thats why i loved blockbuster

                                                                                  • Nathan Miller
                                                                                    Nathan Miller  13 hours back

                                                                                    I was born August 1st 2004 and I have fond memories with my dad of the final days of blockbuster

                                                                                    • canti
                                                                                      canti  13 hours back

                                                                                      Wait. Netflix is beginning to die now itself. Slowly, but its dying. The last Blockbuster may outlive the company it wanted to compete with, decades later.

                                                                                      • nuclearcheese
                                                                                        nuclearcheese  13 hours back

                                                                                        Take a shot every time he says Blockbuster

                                                                                        • Shtuffy does Stuff
                                                                                          Shtuffy does Stuff  14 hours back

                                                                                          I REALLY like this animation style, its like an amazing combo for Crititical

                                                                                          • blidrob
                                                                                            blidrob  15 hours back

                                                                                            There's STILL a Family Video open down my street. They mostly sell CBD.

                                                                                            • Brandon Ferrell
                                                                                              Brandon Ferrell  15 hours back

                                                                                              No mention of RedBox?