Back in the 80's and 90 video stores charge annual membership fees. If you are lucky, you watched the video at home in a "huge" 27-inch TV. Enter the 2000s - the latest film from VHS to be released in North America was "A History of Violence" in 2006. VHS videos are now obsolete and DVD have become the norm of the latest and the media. In addition to the rental of video sites, you have options online such as;
Netflix - You pay a fixed monthly fee and receive movies via email. The more expensive the plan, the more movies you can have both. Personally have "both" plan. Netflix has no late fees and you do not pay the franchise. In also, you can download movies and watch them instantly on your computer. Blockbuster - Blockbuster is very similar to Nexflix but Blockbuster touts 80,000 titles, while Netflix has more than 100,000. An advantage for Blockbuster is that you can combine your membership online with a subscription in the store. You can return and exchange movies at your local Blockbuster instead of waiting a few days by regular mail. If you are in border nerdiness encourage you to visit www.hulu.com. Hulu ranked "The # 1 Product of the Year" by PC World. Here's a little excerpt.
"Hulu can offer the best for the future, most watchable Web video to date, rivaling the content of the regular standard definition television. The joint venture of NBC Universal and News Corp. well funded, Hulu is ultimately a one -stop deposit the demand for high quality programming - the holy grail of online video.
Hulu content includes current primetime shows from Fox, NBC, MGM, Sony, Warner Brothers, and others, as well as new and old reruns TV. "