The TV announcer voice says: And now: Tron. Starring Jeff Bridges and
Taped off TV - Fox 49 KPDX - some time
in 1995. (There's an advertisement for the Jerky Boys
movie during one of the commercial breaks, which conveniently dates the
broadcast). The screenshots you see here are of an x264 (CRF 23) digital
recording of an EP Mode VHS tape. I wonder how many generations down the line
This is how I've always watched Tron.
Low-res, 4:3 pan & scan, edited, with commercials.
Odin: Photon Space Sailer Starlight, 1985.
Taped off the Sci-Fi channel some time in the '90s. Subsequently
copied and recopied; screenshots below are from a digital recording of a
beat up EP mode VHS tape.
An infamously bad movie with some beautiful visuals. Remembered as a boring
rehash of ideas and imagery better presented in
Space Battleship Yamato.
Features a couple of songs ("Gotta Fight", "Odin") by
Anime World Order podcast
for a great discussion of this movie (and how terrible it is).
Hellraiser, 1987, VHS.
Second generation, dubbed onto a "Hollywood Video" branded tape. Subtitles
from opensubtitles. The VCR used for playback during the dubbing process left
a little gift you can see below. Fortunately it only happens once during the