Taking a trip down memory lane, it’s hard to imagine that, at one time, VHS was the only convenient way to own and watch cinematic releases at home. Video rental shops like Blockbuster completely dominated the high street in the 80s and 90s before the DVD and streaming market ground their success to a halt.
Is it really any coincidence that Christmas comes at the end of the year? It is the pinnacle holiday that most of us look forward to, above all others, throughout every year. Perhaps that’s because it’s inextricably linked in most of our minds with warm and fuzzy feelings of family togetherness, giving and cosy, happy childhood memories. There’s no better time of the year to be nostalgic than Christmas time. Continue reading
Video home systems have been around for over four decades, and despite the incredible rise of DVD, Blu-ray and online streaming services, the VCR machine used to play the tapes was still in production up until July 2016, when Funai (the last manufacturer still making the VHS VCR) finally ceased production.
With December almost upon us, it’s definitely time to break out the festive films for some cosy movie nights. Here is a list of some of the top films for the season, many of which may be lurking in your VHS collection. To make sure these iconic films are preserved for many more movie nights over the coming years, be sure to transfer your videos to DVD.
When a film store owner in the USA decided to shut up shop after 27 years, his customers launched a crowdfunding site and a massive campaign to keep Movie Madness open.
This is a store which had amassed some 84,000 movies and TV shows. Devoted fans travelled long distances to browse through its abundant categories (containing often forgotten VHS titles), which ranged from “Rampaging Teenagers” to “Problems With Rodents”. Continue reading
We may be in the final half of the year, but as with all good horror, the best bit is always worth waiting for. Here at Video 2 DVD Transfers, we love a good scare and all things that go bump in the night! So, to get you in the Halloween mood, why not dim the lights and get the pillows ready to hide behind with these hair-raising horrors?
Many of us who grew up before the digital age have a library of home movies stored on VHS tapes. Here, we will tell you how to convert your VHS to DVD and the many benefits it has, including, one we have discussed before; to preserve your precious memories. Once you have found out how to convert your VHS to DVD, you can stop worrying about the original analogue tapes degrading and becoming unwatchable.
So, how easy is to convert video to DVD and why should you do it?
Being an actor seems like the dream job to many; they get to star as iconic and brilliant characters doing what they love, however, what we don’t think is how the wrong role can take them down the wrong path in their careers.
With films today, many create sequels, if not franchises – think of the Guardians of the Galaxy and The Hunger Games. Even films that were not massively successful still have a sequel; as long as they make a profit, directors will make another one (or remake one) – there’s even a Now You See Me 3 on its way!
It makes you think; if classic movies of old which never got sequels were released in today’s Hollywood, would they have had their own franchises? Here is a list of films that may have had franchises if they were made today. Continue reading
With the arrival of summer, it had us thinking here at Video2DVD Transfer about the most successful summer films of all time. Films are released throughout the year, but which were released during the summertime? There were so many amazing films to choose from that could have made it on this list, but here, some of the highest grossing have made it into our top 6, can you guess which films will be on the list? Continue reading