You Should Still Buy Blu-Rays and DVDs, Here's Why

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November 24, 2022

You probably own digital copies of movies and music. And even when you don’t, you probably use some streaming service to watch your favorite movies, shows, and listen to music. Who here doesn’t have (too many) streaming subscriptions at this point?

And we’re here to say… you should go back to buying DVDs, CDs, and maybe even vinyl. Seriously. Owning physical media is much better than streaming. Don’t believe me? Check out the top story, and we’ll make the case.

On a side note: Happy Thanksgiving to all our American readers! Although the RG (that’s what we call Review Geek around here) crew is taking the holiday off, we have plenty of content ready coming throughout the long weekend. So check back tomorrow for the latest and greatest!

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