Under the Radar DVD of the Week: 'The Found Footage Festival: Vol. 5'
This week, the oddest DVD to appear on release lists is:
“The Found Footage Festival: Vol. 5”
For most, VHS might be an obsolete media technology, but for Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher the old videotape format is a repository of pure, pop-cult gold. As self-proclaimed “champions of VHS,” they’ve hosted an impromptu, ongoing road show of highlights from VHS tapes they’ve mined from thrift stores and garage sales, and the latest weird and wild results are offered up in “The Found Footage Festival: Vol. 5,” due out on DVD Tuesday.
Providing snarky, goofy commentary – a la “MST3K” – as they roll out cunningly edited montages of clips from a dizzying array of arcane video subjects, Pickett and Prueher show an uncanny knack for locating the most bizarre and discomforting tidbits from the video scrapheap and spinning them into hilarious, if sometimes too glib, social humor.
A simple description of the show’s wide-ranging topics is enough to give you a hint of what you’re in for:
Message Sent Successfully
Be Sure to Check Out Our Top Headlines
- 101218Oklahoma tornadoes: The 'Big Dog,' the little boy and the hug that triumphs over tragedy
- 15357OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant tours Moore, meets with residents
- 13402Oklahoma tornadoes: ‘All I could do was sit there and hold her'
- 8724Line of storms brings flash floods to Oklahoma City area
- 8110How to help tornado victims
- 8098Oklahoma tornadoes: Love for Oklahoma generates big donation
- 8041Oklahoma tornadoes: Rams quarterback Sam Bradford leading aid effort
- 6720Oklahoma tornadoes: Oklahoma singer packs tour bus with donations for storm victims
- 6515Oklahoma tornadoes: Red Cross text donations not designated for Oklahoma
- 5990Oklahoma tornadoes: Tornado leaves family members in two hospitals and one dead
Back to share with a friend form.
Add More Recipients