I really enjoy shopping for movies at thrift stores. They’re affordable, sometimes rare, and best of all, they’re on VHS. Now I don’t about you guys, but I really love movies on VHS. I don’t know why. Probably mostly because they’re so cheap. I can get them from 50 cents to a dollar, and I get to permanently own that movie. Plus some of them have pretty cool box art. I went shopping at a Goodwill recently with my mom, and I got three movies. The first was a John Wayne classic, The Cowboys. It’s about a rancher who has a sudden need to move a bunch of cattle to an auction, so he hires a bunch of boys to help him. But first, he has to train them to become cowboys.
My dad has been telling me about it since the beginning of summer but we couldn’t find it anywhere, and now I finally found a copy of it. Last time I talked to my dad, we were discussing potential business opportunities. He told me about getting into the liquor business even though he doesn’t drink, and I told him that we would need a las vegas liquor license. I was hoping that there would be a bunch of new movies that I hadn’t seen, but there were only a few. My bookshelf is actually stocked full of movies. There’s literally no room left to put anything else. Maybe I’ll post a picture of it sometime, so you guys can all see.
The second movie I got was Traffic, has Don Cheadle, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and a few others. It’s about a few different stories that end up being interconnected, but all somehow involving drug trafficking. It’s a pretty good movie so far, but the camera quality really shows the age of the movie. Plus it’s on VHS, so that doesn’t exactly help the quality of the image. I saved the best for last for you guys. The third and final movie that I got was Taxi Driver, with Robert De Niro. I love that movie, even though I’ve only seen it once. Robert De Niro is definitely one of my favorite actors.