CONTEST CLOSED! Win an Old School V/H/S Prize Package!

The found footage anthology flick you've been waiting for, V/H/S (review), is playing on VOD right now, and we have your chance to win a prize package that's to die for! Read on for details!

To celebrate the spirit of the film, we're giving away the following bundle:

  • One (1) VCR Deck
  • Five (5) Classic VHS Tapes (subject to differ from what's pictured below)
  • Official V/H/S Poster

    Winning is simple! To enter the contest, you must tweet "I want to win a #VHSMovie prize, @MagnetReleasing feast your eyes on these #showusyourtapes" and then upload a picture of yourself with your prized VHS tape.

    Win an Old School V/H/S Prize Package!

    Look for a limited theatrical run beginning October 5th. For more info keep your eyes on the V/H/S Facebook page.

    Segment directors include Adam Wingard (You're Next, A Horrible Way to Die, Pop Skull), Simon Barrett (You're Next, Dead Birds, Read Sands), Ti West (The House of the Devil, The Roost, The Innkeepers), David Bruckner (The Signal), Joe Swanberg (Silver Bullets), Glenn McQuaid (I Sell the Dead), along with Radio Silence, two of whom were part of the YouTube sensations known as Chad, Matt and Rob (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Chad Villella).

    When a group of petty criminals are hired by a mysterious party to retrieve a rare piece of found footage from a rundown house in the middle of nowhere, they soon realize that the job isn’t going to be as easy as they thought. In the living room a lifeless body holds court before a hub of old television sets, surrounded by stacks upon stacks of VHS tapes. As they search for the right one, they are treated to a seemingly endless number of horrifying videos, each stranger than the last.

    Bringing together some of the top filmmakers in the game today, this wickedly conceived horror anthology sends the viewer through a gauntlet of suspense, terror, shock, and downright brutality—instantly distinguishing itself from a sea of lackluster found-footage horror flicks. The diverse and deviously creative minds behind V/H/S shatter any preconceived notions about the genre, making it feel inventive and captivating once again.

    Win an Old School V/H/S Prize Package!

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    Relive the glory days of VHS in the comments section below!

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    redswetrandsclpl's picture

    not everyone has the patience or use for the pointlessness of twitter. sort of shit thats the only way to enter.

    Submitted by redswetrandsclpl on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 2:16pm.
    Vanvance1's picture

    Good point.

    Twitter is a complete and total waste of time.

    Submitted by Vanvance1 on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 2:44pm.
    moderator We don't make the rules,
    Steve Barton's picture

    We don't make the rules, guys. Besides, why not create an account just for stuff like this? You don't have to use it for anything else. It takes five minutes and it's free.

    Submitted by Steve Barton on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 7:25pm.
    KlassikKush666's picture

    aside from the horribly put together 'webcam' segment, it was a near-flawless movie. But honestly....two completely different eras, why would you even try to bother putting webcam sessions onto a vhs tape instead of just sliding a blank dvd into your computer? saves hours of transferring, whoever came up with that segment needs to get the fuck out of the industry.

    Submitted by KlassikKush666 on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 11:43am.
    moderator Near-flawless? I couldn't
    Debi Moore's picture

    Near-flawless? I couldn't disagree more. Two of the segments were great, the wrap-around was okay, but the rest? Meh at best. I could maybe go 3-1/2 for this flick overall, but that's really pushing it.

    Submitted by Debi Moore on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 2:49pm.

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