VisArt Video is a locally owned, independent video store. We have around 30,000 titles (but who’s counting?) which means that there’s a lot to look at when you come in the store. To make it easier to find stuff you like, you may find it helps to know more about some of the sections in our store. Periodically we’ll post information about some gems in a particular section of the store that you might not know about. Meanwhile, here’s a partial list of some of the sections you’ll find when you come in:
New Releases (We get them around 28 days before they are available to watch on Netflix or Redbox), TV (Including full seasons for lots of popular series), Blu-ray, Criterion, Family and used movies for sale.
There are directors, writers and filmmakers who get their own sections scattered around the store: Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, Coen Brothers, Mel Brooks, Cronenberg, Andy Warhol and Jim Jarmusch, Peter Jackson, Wes Anderson, Les Blank, John Sayles, John Waters, Ed Wood, David Lynch, Hal Hartley, John Cassavetes
And of course, beyond Drama, and Comedy, there are lots of specialized sections:
Film Noir, Suspense, Agatha Christie, Silent Films, Musicals, Cult Rock & Roll, Performance Art, Classics, Abbott & Costello, Three Stooges, Kerry & Dean, Chaplin, Marx Brothers, Buster Keaton, Laurel & Hardy
Horror, Classic Horror, Masters of Horror, Tim Burton, Stephen King, Sci-Fi, Mystery Science Theater (MST3K), Stanley Kubrick, Dario Argento, Trona
Shakespeare, Drama, Historical Drama, British & Aussie Drama, British TV, Sherlock Holmes, Hitchcock, Charlie Chan, Polanski, Peter Greenaway, Derek Jarman, Ang Lee, Wim Wenders
Action, Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Bruce Lee, John Woo, Van Damme, Martial Arts, Super Heroes, Swashbucklers, Westerns, War, James Bond, Sports, Asian, Action, Blaxploitation, Fantasy
Almodovar, Portuguese, Spanish, African, Swedish, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Greek, Polish, Fassbinder, Herzog, Ingmar Bergman, German, Fellini, Italian, French, Truffaut, Malle, Godard, Rohmer, Renoir, Russian, Hungarian, Slavic, Japanese, Miike, Kurosawa, Chinese, Thai, Korean, Misc Foreign, India, Kurdish, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian
Gay/Lesbian, Indie, Cult, Independent Films, Roger Corman, Russ Meyer, Exploitation, Comedy, British & Aussie Comedy, Stand-up, Saturday Night Live
Music, Jazz & blues, Country & folk, Elvis, Beatles, Classic & Alternative Rock
Shirley Temple, Little Rascals, Animation, Anime, Indie Doc, Historical & Political Doc, Travel, Art, Spiritual Documentary, Exercise, Erotica, Documentary, Short Films, The Tube
If you’re in the store and not sure where a certain movie might be, just ask! If you are looking for a particular movie, you can also call the store to see if we have it and ask for it to be held for you.