Best Video Store in Boston

2008 Best Video Store, Kids'

Newbury Comics


Parents may feel better about parking their offspring with an electronic babysitter when there’s more to choose from than the Wiggles or Baby Einstein. In a chain renowned as a…Read More

2001 Best Video Store

City Video


In some stores you search for hours for a decent title. In others, like City Video, you instantly strike gold. Maybe that’s because its shelves aren’t stuffed full of 6,000…Read More

2000 Best Video Store

Hollywood Express


Attention. Compassion. Unparalleled Service. No, it’s not a bank—it’s a video store. Actually, it’s a chain of them, staffed by some of the most highly regarded film fanatics in town….Read More

1999 Best Video Store

City Video


City’s two locations might not have 45 copies of Godzilla, but they’ve got all the movies that really matter, and the staff to help you find them. Ask the overeducated…Read More

1998 Best Video Store

Video Oasis


Where else but in this sketchy warehouse could we find so many films we’ve never seen before? The scope of the Oasis collection boggles the brain: What do you feel…Read More

1997 Best Video Store

Hollywood Express


Searching for an obscure miniseries by Brit playwright Dennis Potter? Or is Japanimation more your taste? You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for those unrated, non-blockbuster, hard-to-find…Read More

1991 Best Video Store

Premiere Video


The customer-service orientation of this new mom-and-pop (and son) store ought to be a model for others. We love the 24-hour movie-drop-off box and the drive-through pickup window. A popcorn…Read More

1989 Best Video Store

Hollywood Express


A great collection, from recent releases to classics to cult films, with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff…Read More

1988 Best Video Store

Box Office Video


A tremendous selection of foreign and art films, and a staff of knowledgeable buffs…Read More

1984 Best Video Store, Rentals



Reasonable prices and the largest selection of tapes in New England…Read More

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