Rick Brough, who has this week’s Friday Film Review, looks back on a bygone era depicted in the documentary, “The Last Blockbuster.”
Today, they’re on the verge of extinction. But once, not long ago, they thrived in numbers too vast to be counted.
Am I talking about polar bears? Buffalo? Bigfoot? No, I mean your neighborhood video store.
A new film directed by Taylor Morden looks at a store in Bend, Oregon, which in 2018 became the last Blockbuster on the planet—that, after a few ragged survivors in Alaska closed.