Readers of film reviews on this site and listeners to the film episodes of the blog radio show are likely familiar with my stance on physical media vs. streaming. For those few out there who are newbies to the Third Eye Cinema zeitgeist, suffice it to say this, in simplest terms: if I paid for it, I expect to own it in perpetuity, unless I decide to sell or trade or give it away. Simple, clear, and one would think perfectly logical and obvious.
But as we all know, it’s a changing world. DVD and even Blu-Ray is becoming something of a scarcity on the market, particularly when it comes to the sort of films that drove its existence. Now allow me to explain before moving on.