Generation-VHS

A podcast about direct-to-video movies from the '80s, '90s & early millennium.

EPISODE 13 - "CHARLIE & BOOTS"

In Episode thirteen, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this appealing antipodean road movie from 2009. 

Many thanks again for joining us to browse through one more of the many genres that packed the racks at the one-time common experience of the local video store. 

Plans are underway for the next episode: please look at the News page in about three weeks' time, in order to get a clue as to the identity of the next movie.

EPISODE 12 - "BAD CHANNELS"

In Episode Twelve, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this mellifluous sequel-in-spirit from 1992. 

Many thanks again for taking the time to join us, hopping through the genres that crowded the racks at the once-common experience of the local video store. 

"Watch the skies" for the next episode of Generation-VHS: the News page will keep you in touch with what might land on the shelves next, towards the beginning of December.

EPISODE 11 - "FLATFOOT"

In Episode Eleven, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this "knock-out" crime caper from 1973.

As ever, thanks for taking the time to join us: we hope you're enjoying the eclectic selection of genres. 

And keep an eye out for the next episode of Generation-VHS.   

If you'd like a clue to work out what that next title will be, take a look at the News section of our 'site, in the last week of October. The News section should keep you up-to-date about when the next episode will be stocked on the shelves. 

EPISODE 10 - "GROW YOUR OWN"

In Episode Ten, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this carefully-cultivated smallholding from 2007. 

Thanks once more for taking the time to join us: we hope that you find it well worth your while. 

And keep checking back for the next episode of Generation-VHS at the beginning of a new month. 

Not to give too much away, but our next episode will be a timely tribute to a recently-departed superstar of European cinema: take a look at our News page in the middle of the month to find out further clues. 

EPISODE 9 - "DECOY"

In Episode Nine, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this characteristically-crafted double-hander from 1995. 

Thanks again for taking the time to join us: we hope that you find it well worth your while. 

And continue to look for the next episode of Generation-VHS at the beginning of a new month. 

The next episode is our first edition in double-figures!

EPISODE 8 - "WEDLOCK"

In Episode Eight, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this odd-couple odyssey from 1991. 

Thanks for taking the time to join us: we hope you find it well worth your while. 

And look for the next episode of Generation-VHS at the beginning of a new month. 

EPISODE 7 - "THE VINDICATOR"

In Episode Seven, we examine the key contributors, themes and background to this steely-atmospheric SF feature from 1986. 

Thanks for tuning in: as ever, we hope that you enjoy it.  

See you at the beginning of a new month for the next episode of Generation-VHS

EPISODE 6 - "A MAN CALLED JOE CLIFFORD"

In a double-length Episode Six, we examine key contributors, themes and background to this inventive treat from 1970.  

We hope that you enjoy it. 

N.B.: This month's choice is not a videopremiere release in the classic sense, so keep listening if you're curious to hear whether or not Max thinks the classic VHS-vibe can still be found in the present day.  

Due to the epic length of this Edition, we'll see you on the first day of March for the next edition of Generation-VHS.

EPISODE 4 - "NO RETREAT, NO SURRENDER 2: RAGING THUNDER"

In Episode Four, we examine key contributors, themes and background to this comprehensively superior sequel from 1987. 

We hope you enjoy it.

Keep looking for each future edition of Generation-VHS on the first day of the month.  

N.B.: In the podcast, Max mentions a link to the GGtMC podcast special interview eith Loren Avedon. Clicking on the button below should do the trick: