WE MISS VHS: ‘Fly Away Home’

It's rare that there is actual quality behind a family film. It's even rarer that everyone on board takes it seriously. Yet "Fly Away Home" fills both those categories. The film, released in 1996, not only captured our imaginations but our hearts. Yes, I did just write that cliche, and no, I'm not proud of … Continue reading WE MISS VHS: ‘Fly Away Home’

We Miss VHS: ‘James and the Giant Peach’

On We've Bought a Blog, we've covered how Aaron and I remain suckers for animated films. There's something about the genre that gets me excited every time I go to see one of these films. Perhaps it has something to do with the creativity these films require. It could be the amount of time an … Continue reading We Miss VHS: ‘James and the Giant Peach’

We Miss VHS! A Retrospective Series from We Bought a Blog

As a kid I was spoiled. I’ll admit it. During family vacations, before having an overhead TV and DVD player in your family car was mainstream, my dad had jerry-rigged a portable TV and VCR that allowed me to while away the long hours on car rides. During these trips, I had my go-to movies. … Continue reading We Miss VHS! A Retrospective Series from We Bought a Blog