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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   Sathyan

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Posted July 28 2003 - 08:41 AM

I don't see anywhere on the Netflix website that they deliver to Canada (Toronto, Ont. is where I'm interested). Does anyone know if they do? If not, what is the Canadian equivalent of Netflix. thanks Sathyan

#2 of 7 OFFLINE   LeeL

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Posted July 28 2003 - 09:10 AM

You can try Movies For Me, they're located in Ontario. Two week free trial, $24.95/month Cdn after that.

Not a bad selection of titles, getting more in fairly regularly. They're by no means extensive, though.

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#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Richard Travale

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Posted July 28 2003 - 10:34 AM

try DVDhype.com I liked it except for the turnaround time was too high. I was looking at 12 days between orders on the west coast. Maybe the turnaround will be better in T.O. As soon as they get a hub in Vancouver I'm back in.
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#4 of 7 OFFLINE   Marc_Savoie

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Posted July 28 2003 - 11:43 AM

I've been considering giving
www.rentadvd.ca a shot. Their selection is fantastic (Criterions, foreigns, etc).
And their rates are:
Rent 1 title at a time = $10/month + tax
Rent 2 titles at a time = $17/month + tax
Rent 3 titles at a time = $23/month + tax

I'd probably go cheap with 1 title at a time, since I always have plenty of my own to watch... I'd also like to know how fast they deliver after reciving the previous title, etc... I'd love to hear from any users.

Here's their FAQ for the curious: http://www.rentadvd.ca/faq.jsp
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#5 of 7 OFFLINE   Sathyan

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Posted July 28 2003 - 01:31 PM

i should mention my primary interest is opera. Moviesforme, DVDhype & rentadvd.ca don't list any. I searched for Tosca. Netflix lists around 100 in its opera category.

#6 of 7 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted July 29 2003 - 05:09 PM

Marc, thanks for that info on www.rentadvd.ca, I just signed up. Posted Image

Their inventory is really good. Posted Image
       

#7 of 7 OFFLINE   Marc Carra

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Posted July 30 2003 - 03:10 AM

I was with rentadvd.ca for a few months. They seem to have a huge inventory, but none of my to 50 choices were ever available over the 3 or 4 months I was with them. DVDHype is much better at getting you the movies you choose. Marc.




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