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The NeverEnding Storage: How Self-Storage Would Change These 4 Movies

By Jenny Zhang   September 26, 2013

There’s plenty of self-storage in movies and television (see “Breaking Bad,” “Arrested Development” and the slew of horror movies made in recent years set at storage facilities). There are also a lot of movies about moving that don’t mention self-storage once. What gives, filmmakers of the world?

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Move Over, Spielberg: SpareFoot Made a Short Film!

By Jenny Zhang   July 18, 2013


In 1979, Francis Ford Coppola dragged his cast and crew to the sweltering jungles of the Philippines to create what would become widely acknowledged as one of the greatest films of all time, “Apocalypse Now.” In 2013, an Austin startup had the same dream. Sort of.

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Even More Self-Storage References In TV And Movies

By John Donegan   November 6, 2012

After our readers noticed glaring omissions from our initial Top Self-Storage Moments in Film and TV round-up, we decided to create another list highlighting even more great cinematic self-storage scenes.

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Top Self-Storage Moments In Film And Television

By John Donegan   October 29, 2012

1.  Breaking Bad, Season 5, Episode 8, “Gliding Over All” (2012)
Although many viewers were disappointed to see AMC split Season 5 into two halves, few can refute the fact that the first half finale was a juggernaut. With so much illicit money coming into her car wash, Sklyer can’t launder all of Walt’s cash without arousing suspicion, so she does what any quick-thinking criminal would; she rents a self-storage unit.

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The Scariest Real-Life Horror Movie Houses

By Rachel Greenfield   October 25, 2012

[ by Deanna Lawley, Homefinder ]

Buying a home can be scary enough— loan applications, bidding wars, closing costs and moving can make you want to pull the covers over your head and hide. And according to a Gallup poll, 37% of Americans believe houses can be haunted. As you navigate through the homebuying process, have you checked to see if your new neighborhood is home to any infamous haunted houses? We’ve compiled a list of the scariest real-life horror movie home addresses; are any of them your neighbors?

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Star Wars Episode I: The Storage Menace

By John Donegan   September 14, 2012

To date, no film franchise has gained the type of following Star Wars has amassed, and here at SpareFoot, we have detected a correlation between passion for Star Wars and the number of storage units rented. With Star Wars collectibles cluttering up his home, our own Customer Support Specialist, Albert (aka Han Storage), recently rented a unit to store all his memorabilia.

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Julia Roberts’ Brother Stars In “Self Storage” Film

By John Donegan   August 13, 2012

Horror icon Michael Berryman on set with Producer Chad Verdi

After ten years and six drafts, writer-director Tom DeNucci’s original screenplay, “Self Storage,” has come to fruition. DeNucci writes, directs and stars in the feature-length film, which he describes as “Silence of the Lambs meets American Pie.” Having just wrapped principal photography at a Rhode Island self-storage facility last week, DeNucci is now in the editing room. The project, which was rushed through development, has a tentative release date of February 2013.

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The Comedy and Tragedy of “Self Storage”

By Rachel Greenfield   November 1, 2011

Everybody reaches a point in life when luck simply runs out. It’s one of humanity’s greatest virtues that we have the strength to pick ourselves up and keep on keeping on, in search of greener pastures. Who knew that a self-storage facility could provide the path to that greener pasture? Kimberly Trew and Julie Mann did. We were lucky to have the chance to chat with these creators, writers, producers and stars of “Self Storage,” a hilarious, quirky, storage-centric web series directed and produced by Scott Keiner.

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BLOOD SHED: The Horror of Self-Storage

By Rachel Greenfield   October 24, 2011

This Halloween, SpareFoot wants to remind you just how spooky self-storage can be. So we spoke with filmmaker Patrick Hasson, whose upcoming movie, “BLOOD SHED,” has 24-hour access to our climate-controlled facility of fear. And the climate, dear readers, is chilling.

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How Self-Storage Inspired An Indie Film: Esposito

By Rachel Greenfield   October 18, 2011

Writer, co-producer and star Erin Fede (right) with co-star Stephan Monteserin

It’s easy for us to see the inherently fascinating qualities of self-storage, a skill we share with very select few others. So it’s always exciting to meet like-minded people who find storage so intriguing, they create art around it.

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