Video box art is awesome

Know, o Prince, that between the time that the oceans drank the drive-in theaters and grindhouses, and the rise of Netflix, there was an age undreamed of, an age of VHS rental stores where row upon row of lurid videotape box covers promised more action, sex, violence and excitement than the cassette itself would ever deliver, an age when young men’s imaginations were sparked by stuff like this:

Now we can revisit those glory days, thanks to the Cover Browser!  All the movie covers that inspired my curiosity when I was eight, with none of the actual movie content that so thoroughly failed to live up to my imagination when I was sixteen!


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