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"Storage 24" Now Coming to U.S. Theaters!

by Tony Gonzalez January 14, 2013 8:57 PM
The self storage industry has long been a player on the silver screen and on television. From small roles to larger roles, self storage units and entire facilities have been in a number of hit television shows as well as major motion pictures. There have even been a few where the majority of the film was located within the gates of a self storage facility! [More]

The Softer Cinematic Side of Self Storage

by Winnie Hsiu November 5, 2012 9:01 PM
There are certain people that Hollywood loves to use over and over again like Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, and aging action heroes. There are certain things that it likes to use time and time again as well. One of the most common tools in movies and television shows has been the self storage unit. More often than not they are the site of something scary or criminal, but that has not always been the case. [More]

Do Movies Reflect Real LIfe?

by Winnie Hsiu June 28, 2012 10:08 AM
As managers and owners of self storage facilities, you face myriads of problems day-in and day-out: lackluster performing employees, renters who are late with their payments, unhappy customers. However, you are probably never locked inside your own facility being chased by a voracious alien predator. At least I don’t think you have!

You’ve probably heard about the movie Storage 24. It’s far different from the Storage Wars television program. Storage 24 is a movie where a military cargo plane crashes over London. Its highly classified contents are strewn across the city. [More]