Netflix to stream The Last Blockbuster documentary

Netflix to stream The Last Blockbuster documentary

- By Ramon Gonzales

The streaming giant will feature the story of the last remaining Blockbuster Video store in Bend, Oregon.

Netflix has announced that thy will begin streaming the 2020 documentary, The Last Blockbuster.

The Taylor Morden-directed film offers an entraining dose of nostalgia while detailing the story of how the one-time industry giant whittled down to just one remaining retail location.

In a recent post shared on the official Facebook page for the film, the team shared, "A lot of people know that Blockbuster had the chance to buy Netflix early on and they passed on the opportunity. In an ironic twist of fate, our movie, 'The Last Blockbuster' is coming to Netflix one week from today. 3/15. We are beyond excited for people to get to see this tribute to era of home video on the world's largest streaming service. Just don't forget to rewind it when you're done watching it and bring it back by noon on Wednesday."

Featuring interviews with the likes of Kevin Smith, Brian Posehn, Doug Benson, Run Funches, Jaime Kennedy and more, the film's central player is Sandi Harding, the manager of the Bend, Oregon location and the last bastion of Blockbuster. The film explores how the age of the internet, a series of bad business decisions, and the brand's inability to adapt to a new model ultimately lead to their undoing and the end of an era.

The Last Blockbuster begins streaming on Netflix on March 15th. Watch the trailer for the film below.

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