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This fan-made VHS commercial for Rogue One is delightfully retro

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A time before Netflix

Rogue One, A Star Wars Story will soon be available on DVD and Blu-ray (the digital version was released on Friday), but there’s one format that the film won’t be released in: VHS. A fan-made commercial imagines how such a release might have been advertised in the 1980s.

From the commercial’s editing to Anthony Sevins’ dramatic voiceover, the short is a perfect throwback to the VHS era. The grainy footage and retro box art looks exactly like something one would have found in your neighborhood video rental shop back in the day, before Netflix drove them out of business.