News

November 06, 2023

Partial Closure on 11/11

Hello Video Angels,

We’ll be closing for part of the day this Saturday, November 11th, from 1:30pm to 4pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Thank you,

Four Star Video

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October 02, 2023

Closing early 10/4

Hello Video Angels,

We’ll be closing at 5:30pm on Wednesday, October 4th, so that our staff can help prepare the venue for our screening of Kim’s Video at Arts + Literature Laboratory (111 S Livingston St), which is starting at 7pm. You can get tickets to the event here. Hope to see you there!

-Four Star Video

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September 27, 2023

Kim’s Video screening in 1 week!

Our screening of Kim’s Video at Arts + Literature Laboratory is only a week away! You can check out our event page for more info: https://fb.me/e/163fsD3ly or buy tickets here.

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August 02, 2023

KIM’S VIDEO documentary screening

We’re very excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a screening of the documentary Kim’s Video by David Redmon and Ashley Sabin at the Arts + Literature Laboratory on Wednesday, October 4th at 7pm. This screening will be a fundraiser for Four Star. You can read more about it on ALL’s website, or on the Facebook event page and you can buy tickets here or by following the link on either of those pages. If you have any further questions about the screening, please let us know.

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July 12, 2023 - Maxwell Street Days

Hello Video Angels, We’ll be out selling used DVDs two for the price of one again during Maxwell Street Days! We’ll be set up in front of Le C’s Patisserie at 411 State Street, starting tomorrow, Thursday the 13th and going through Sunday the 16th. We’ll be out from 9am to 6pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday. We also want to remind everyone that our store hours will be shortened so we can focus on making sales at the booth. We’ll be closed Thursday, and open 2pm to 6pm Friday and Saturday, and 1pm to 5pm Sunday. We hope to see you out there!

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Hours

12pm - 7pm Mon - Wed
in-store browsing and curbside

closed Thurs

12pm - 7pm Fri - Sun
in-store browsing and curbside

459 W Gilman Street, Madison WI


Coming Attractions

2/27

Divinity (Blu Ray only)
Dream Scenario (DVD & Blu Ray)
The Independent
Migration
Miranda’s Victim
Next Goal Wins
The Roaring Twenties (Criterion)
The Three Musketeers, Part 1: D'Artagnan
The Tune (Blu Ray only)
V/H/S 85

2/20

Afire (Criterion)
Jerzy Skolimowski early films: Walkover, Barrier, Dialogue 20 40 60 (3 discs, Blu Ray only)
La Syndicaliste
Strange Way Of Life
Tales Of The Four Seasons Criterion box set (A Tale Of Springtime, A Tale Of Winter, A Tale Of Summer, A Tale Of Autumn)(4 discs, Blu Ray only)
Youth (Spring)

2/13

Diary Of A Country Priest (Criterion)
Godard Cinema & Trailer For A Film That Will Never Exist: Phony Wars
Goodbye & Amen (Blu Ray only)
The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes
Hypnotic
Liability Crisis
The Marvels (DVD & Blu Ray)
My Sailor My Love
Priscilla (DVD & Blu Ray)
The Sting Of Death (Blu Ray only)

2/6

Beyond Justice
Dracula: The Satanic Rites
Flicker
The Inferno (‘79 Blu Ray only)
The Johnstown Flood (Blu Ray only)
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Part 1 (Blu Ray only)
Kill Or Be Killed
Mean Guns
Monsters Of California
Prince: Sign 'o’ The Times (Blu Ray only)
Waitress: The Musical

1/30

Don Juan (or if Don Juan were a woman)
Eileen
The Go-Between (Region B Blu Ray only)
Ladyworld (DVD & Blu Ray)
Mudbound (Criterion)
The Mysterious Castle In The Carpathians (Blu Ray only)
Silent Night (Blu Ray only)
Thanksgiving

1/23

Collaborations: The Cinema of Zhang Yimou and Gong Li box set (Red Sorghum, Ju Dou, Raise The Red Lantern, The Story Of Qiu Ju, To Live, Shanghai Triad, Curse Of The Golden Flower, Coming Home)(Blu Ray only, 8 discs rented separately)
Comfort and Joy (Region B Blu Ray only)
Johnny & Clyde
Limbo (4k Blu Ray & Blu Ray)
More (Region 2 DVD & Region Free Blu Ray)
Smoke Sauna Sisterhood
Stonewalling
Us Or Them


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