What's the best mail order rental option, like Netflix?

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  1. Russell Volz

    Russell Volz Agent

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    We haven't watched TV since 1981, so I'm really enjoying the DVDs on our new HT front projector system. I want to rent the DVD first and if I like it, then buy the DVD later. Two questions:

    1. What is the best on-line DVD rental company?
    2. What is the best on-line DVD purchase company?

    Thanks,

    Russell
     
  2. Jeff Adkins

    Jeff Adkins Screenwriter

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    With the new lower-prices for preorders, free shipping, and sponsorship of HTF, I'd have to say Laser's Edge.

    Jeff
     
  3. Kyle McKnight

    Kyle McKnight Cinematographer

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    If you order from Laser's Edge though, use this link so that the HTF gets credit for directing you to their site.
     
  4. jon_ad

    jon_ad Stunt Coordinator

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    I've used both Walmart dvd rentals and NetFlix. I think that Netflix is the better with more available titles and the ability to get a lot of titles that Walmart won't carry-ie more independent films.
     
  5. Sami Kallio

    Sami Kallio Screenwriter

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    I haven't used Walmart but a few friend have. The problem is their distribution centers are not local like in most cases with Netflix. That adds a day or two for the delivery and return times. With Netflix, when I put the return envelope in mailbox Monday, I will have a replacement disc by Wednesday.
     
  6. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    Depending on where you live, and how important speed and cost are to you, you might want to check out Greencine, which is the one I use.
     

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