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August 10, 2011

Fire Sale


For those who haven't read the news, the London riots have affected cinephiles. I have no clue regarding the motivations of those who torched the Sony warehouse, but I can tell you that I'm personally affected by what has happened.

It's the smaller DVD labels that allow us to still see, and appreciate, various films, classic or not-so classic, that might otherwise be unavailable. And the people who run these labels are mostly just getting by, just like the rest of us. I received an email from Valentina Sutto of Shameless indicating her optimism following the loss of stock. There's more about the DVD labels that have been hit in this post from V Cinema.

Insurance doesn't quite cover everything. So if you ever wanted a reason to do a little shopping at Amazon.UK (not an affiliate of this site, by the way), here's a good excuse to help out the people who share their real love of cinema with the rest of us.

Posted by Peter Nellhaus at August 10, 2011 01:15 PM