Thursday, February 26, 2009

Divx Downloads To Watch At Home

By Jerry Hanger

With today?s home entertainment systems, most people rent movies on a regular basis. Typically people wait for the rental, as opposed to going to the movies. Here is a short list of some of most heavily rented DVD's in Oct. 2008.

INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL: The Indiana Jones adventure continues, after a 19 year hiatus. This is the latest film of the exploits of the infamous Indiana Jones. In this episode Mr. Jones is pitted against post war Soviets. This time everyone is searching for some South American relics, and the powers they might possess.

THE LAZARUS PROJECT: Ex con Ben Garvey seems to have gotten his act together. With a loving family, and steady paycheck, life is going in the right direction. Then, he inexplicably loses his steady paycheck, and he finds himself heading back into the criminal world. People die during an attempted robbery, and he is sentenced to death. He expects the lethal injection to kill him. Instead, he regains consciousness only to find himself in a mental hospital. He now fights for his sanity, and his spiritual well being.

LINEWATCH: Well likes Michael Dixon is a boarder man in New Mexico, and life seems to be good. Soon his past is going to threaten his future. A long time ago, he was in a vicious L.A. gang, that he somehow got away from. When a chance encounter gives away his location to his old gang leader, he and his family are in great danger. He is forced risk it all, and work with the gang to bring a big drug shipment into the U.S.

THE INCREDIBLE HULK: This movie tells the tale of Dr. Bruce Banner (Edward Norton), who has become the Incredible Hulk because of being hit by gamma rays. This movie tells of the marvel comic character the green Hulk. Stars include Edward Norton, Tim Roth, William hurt, Liv Tyler. Louis Leterrier directs this film. This movie would be considered a thriller.

DECEPTION: Jonathan McQuarry, a bored and lonely corporate auditor, has a chance encounter with corporate lawyer Wyatt Bose. It is a meeting that will change his life. He is introduced to "The List", which offers a decadent sexual ecstasy. However, he is also led into a scene full of deceit, underhandedness and death.

JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: On a quest to find his brother, Professor Trevor Anderson travels to Iceland that sends him into the depths of our planet. This is a newer edition of the 1959 film, which was about the brilliant book by celebrated writer Jules Verne. Cast includes Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutchinson, Anita Briem, and Seth Myers.

THE HAPPENING: Confused and frightened, teacher Elliot Moore, along with his wife and some friends are getting away from the big city. The city has been thrown into chaos. Citizens are being affected by some unknown malady, and are taking their own lives. Will mankind find the solution, or is this the last stand of humans on Earth?

IRON MAN: Man of the town, arms builder, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is taken hostage by Afghan fighters. They command him to build missiles for the insurgent group. He was injured when his convoy was attacked, and has metal in his chest. To survive his injuries, and break away from his enemies, he designs a suit of armor, that give him incredible strength and defense. Iron Man, a new super hero has arrived.

SPEED RACER: An anime-cartoon gets real actors. Just like the movie The Flinstones, Speed Racer turns a cartoon to a movie with an actual cast. Speed Racer is an ambitious young man who loves racing. His goal is to win The Crucible, a very dangerous race that his older brother had died racing in. With no one expecting him to win, and the future of the family business at risk, he surprisingly teams up with his arch rival Racer X, to attempt to take the title, so the family business won't go under.

An innovative avenue for acquiring movies is through movie downloads. You can find websites that have a huge selection of downloadable films. This is a fantastic solution for those looking to increase your movie selections. - 16651

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