I am starting to lose faith in my local Blockbusters. Yesterday after seeing Shaun of the Dead, I decided that I wanted to watch the Naked Gun movies. I had seen that my usual Blockbuster had Naked Gun 33 1/3 the last time I went to pick up movies, but one of the movies I had been hoping to get last time was Office Space, and they didn’t have it at that particular location, but all of the ones on the mountain did. So today before work I decided to drive up to a Blockbuster up on the mountain and get Office Space in addition to all the Naked Gun movies (none of the Blockbuster locations in Hamilton have Hot Shots! Part Deux by the way, I’m still trying to hunt that one down). It was quite an ordeal, let me tell you. First of all, the Blockbuster that I had been planning to go to has been mysteriously (or not so mysteriously) replace by a giant Walmart that was not included in the Google Street View, but I remembered that there had been another location a bit further south on a cross road. However, there was construction and half the street was torn up and I was so busy concentrating that I almost missed my street …. and I turned right instead of left. After reaching my third major intersection and seeing no business plazas I knew something was wrong, so I turned around and went back an finally found the Blockbuster. But what do you know, they don’t have any of the Naked Gun movies. None. I did get my Office Space though, which is what I ended up watching today. But really. Blockbuster needs to get its head on straight and decide which movies it carries and which ones it doesn’t. You can’t go halfway and have some movies at some locations.
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