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Neal Damiano

@NealD
 · 2yr ago · 3:58
Blind Buy films. Review of "Home Sweet Home " release 2011 . What movies have you bought on a whim based of the cover art or back synopsis?

"…Throughout the whole film, the lady plays. The victim, hardly fights back and it's very frustrating, but it's a really paper thin plot with a really weak motive and it's not very entertaining. I don't recommend this film to anyone. My question is, what blind buy? Did you all buy solely based on the cover art and maybe the back synopsis. And when you got at home and watched it, were you pleasantly surprised or were you majorly dis appointed.…"

Talking blind buys . What are some films you picked up on a blind buy based of the cover art . Was it a pleasant surprise or major disappointment?

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Taylor J

@Taylor
 · 2yr ago · 1:20

"…Don Johnson is also in it, and it was freaking fantastic, man, and I went on to watch his other films, and I was pretty shocked at how great of a director this guy is thematically. Some of the things are a little bit touchy, but as a director, he really blew me away. So I would recommend checking out his films if you haven't already. Although I'm guessing that you've probably seen at least one of the three.…"

Brawl in Cell Block 99

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Neal Damiano

@NealD
 · 2yr ago · 1:45

"…So I've gotten a lot more pleasant surprises than crappy films, but it's a fun little game I like to do. But Vince Vaughn, I've always been a fan of and I heard some buzz about that film. Avenue seen it yet, but I actually did a top ten Vince One films list for Top ten films. Big fan of his ever since Swingers. So I have to check that one out.…"

@Taylor

Jeffrey Prete

@JeffP
 · 2yr ago · 1:39

"…So I just want to resurrect this swell from the dead. I've been wanting to comment on this one for a while. So when you're talking about blind buys and, you know, you're talking about the dollar store and it's a dollar. So I have done that before in Walmart, when they have, like, the bargain bin. And I think it's like $5 or $4 or something like that.…"

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Neal Damiano

@NealD
 · 2yr ago · 2:47

"…Hey, Jeff. Good point. Yeah. I remember those days at Blockbuster. I did the same thing. I think I spoke about this in one of my earlier posts. Yeah, I used to do that a lot at Blockbuster. Look at the cover and like the cover and read the back and rent. It not knowing much about the film, and most of them were good movies. But what I was saying in this post is I guess my point was take case in point.…"

@JeffP

Jeffrey Prete

@JeffP
 · 2yr ago · 4:34

"…I liked Tommy Kay's, which was around us here in Connecticut, and of course, the smaller ones, like Video Plus or any of the mom and pop ones. So whenever there was a movie, no matter what it was, whether it was VHS, DVD Bluray, blockbuster would always have, like the I don't know if it was like R rated or just the regular one. And then you had these other stores that would have, like the unrated versions.…"

Neal Damiano

@NealD
 · 2yr ago · 4:48

"…And my good friend Patrick Keller worked there and I would go visit him and he was a video clerk. And what I liked about Tommy Kay's is they broke. They actually had an independent film section, and they also had director cut versions of films, which blockbuster did not. So Tommy Kay's was geared more towards cinephiles or film fanatics. Whereas Blockbuster and Hollywood video were kind of general mass places, general public places that generally carried new releases.…"

@JeffP

 

 
 
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