PRESS: Last store standing

Answer: The Lobby DVD Shop. Known for being the last video store in Edmonton, The Lobby was born from owner/operator Kevin Martin’s love for movies—that started with his father taking him to see The Wrath of Khan—and a loan from Dadeo. “No bank was going to give me a loan,” Martin says. “Luckily, I’d been a […]

PRESS: A local video rental store commercial so good it’s headed to South by Southwest

A locally produced ad for an anachronistic movie rental shop on Whyte was so well done it’s officially world-premiering at South by Southwest in Austin on the weekend. The Video Store Commercial is a madcap and style-hopping short film filmed downstairs at Kevin Martin’s The Lobby DVD Shop (10815 82 Ave.), starring the long-haired, longtime […]