Saturday, December 1, 2007
Best video store EVER
I'm a film major at Columbia and I've been going to this place since I was born, when they really were a hole-in-the-wall kind of joint, and I'm fiercely loyal to them. These guys know what they're doing; they know movies and "film" better than any other video store I've ever found, and they're not at all pretentious about it (cough *Kim's*). The owner teaches NYU film courses and they repay loyalty with little favors, great recommendations, and general friendliness. They have movies you can't find anywhere else, from original Windsor McKay animations to 50s french naughty flicks to the entire Criterion collection to the latest blockbuster. Plus, they're just cool people.
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Pros: cheap, excellent selection, personal and non-judgmental service, employees possess great expertise