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Divx Direct - April 28, 1999 Edition

The following text is copyright © 1999-2003 Digital Video Express, L.P.


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Divx Direct - April 28, 1999
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Headlines In This Issue:

**Hot New Releases**

**Advance Ordering - Reserve Your Copy Now**

**Universal's "Babe" Half Price!**

**This Week In Theaters**

**Divx Trivia Game**

**Divx Links**

**Subscriber Information**


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Hot New Releases
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AT FIRST SIGHT
Share in the adventure of seeing the world for the
first time and fall in love with life all over
again. Val Kilmer (The Saint) and Oscar(r)-winner
Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite) have a "sweet and
sexy chemistry" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) in
this "funny and moving" (WHDH-TV, Boston) film
based on a true story from the writer of
"Awakenings." When stressed-out Amy (Sorvino) goes
for a relaxing weekend at a spa, a handsome masseur
(Kilmer) not only relieves her tension... he also
becomes her new boyfriend! Due to his blindness,
Virgil has developed a captivating and unique way
of "seeing" the world. When a miraculous operation
promises to restore Virgil's sight, he and Amy
believe they'll be able to see the world together.
But after the bandages are removed, the two
discover that even the most wonderful of life's
gifts can come with a price - that both of them
must now look at the world in a whole new light.
Rated PG-13


Visit http://www.divx.com/divx_direct.htm
to order this and other great new movies now!


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Advance Ordering - Reserve Your Copy Now
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The following movies can be ordered in advance on
our website, http://www.divx.com/divx_direct.htm

Expect these and other great Divx movies to arrive
in stores on the stated release date.

5/4/99*
BABE Pig in the City (G)

5/11/99*
Velvet Goldmine (R)

5/18/99*
A Cool, Dry Place (PG-13)
Holy Man (PG)
The Impostors (R)
In Dreams (R)

5/25/99*
>From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (R)
Monument Ave. (R)

6/1/99*
Waking Ned Devine (PG)

6/8/99*
Gods and Monsters (R)
Psycho (1998 version) (R)

6/15/99*
Enemy of the State (R)
The Faculty (R)
Just the Ticket (R)
Little Voice (R)

6/22/99*
Mighty Joe Young (PG)
Patch Adams (PG-13)

6/29/99*
Everest (NR)
The Mighty (PG-13)
Rushmore (R)
The Thin Red Line (R)


*Release dates are subject to change without
notice. Advance orders are shipped to arrive on
or about the release date.


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Universal's "Babe" Half Price!
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In honor of the release of "Babe: Pig in the City"
on Divx next week, watch the original "Babe"
anytime through May 24, 1999 and get 4 days for
the price of 2! All initial and subsequent
viewings will play for four days instead of the
usual 2 during this special 30-day period!

Or you can purchase "Babe" for Half Price! During
this special 30 day period, you can convert "Babe"
to DivxSilver (unlimited viewing) for just $7.49!
(Regular price is $14.99)

This offer is good only through May 24, 1999.


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This Week In Theaters
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This Friday, April 30, the sexy thriller starring
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sean Connery,
"Entrapment," opens in theaters everywhere.
Connery, who at age 68 still has all the energy of
his James Bond character, stars as legendary
gentleman thief Robert MacDougal. Zeta-Jones plays
an insurance investigator who convinces her boss
(Ving Rhames)that only she can set the trap to
catch the famous jewel thief, by posing as a
master thief herself. As their mutual attraction
- and distrust - grows, they plan a breathtaking
heist on the eve of the new millennium.

Don't miss "Entrapment" star Sean Connery in
these movies available NOW on DIVX!:
Dr. No
Dragonheart
>From Russia With Love
Goldfinger
The Great Train Robbery
The Hunt for Red October
Marnie
Rising Sun
The Rock

Also catch co-star Ving Rhames in these other
great movies on Divx:
Con Air
Out of Sight
Pulp Fiction


Visit http://www.divx.com/divx_direct.htm to order
these movies now!


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Divx Trivia Game
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Play the Divx Trivia Game. Clues to all five
questions can be found on our website,
http://www.DivxFlix.com.

Answers to these trivia questions can be found at
http://www.divx.com/trivia.htm and will be
included in our next newsletter.

This week's trivia questions are all about actors
who appear in the newly released film "Pushing
Tin"... playing now at a theater near you!

1) A popular young leading actor from Evanston,
Illinois, this young actor can be seen in the
Divx Flix "Bullets Over Broadway" and "Con Air."
>From an acting family he can be seen with sisters
Joan and Ann and brother Bill in "Grosse Pointe
Blank." Who is he?

2) Born in Hot Springs, Arkansas and engaged to
Laura Dern, this character actor is best known for
his writing and direction of "Sling Blade" and has
appeared in many other Divx Flix, among them
"Armageddon" and "Primary Colors." Who is he?

3) Nominated for a Best Actress Oscar this year
and the first person ever to win the Critics
Circle Theatre award for Best Newcomer and Lead
Actress in the same year, this Australian can be
seen on Divx Flix in the critically-acclaimed
"Oscar and Lucinda." Who is she?

4) The daughter of actor Jon Voight and a former
model, this young actress won Golden Globe and
SAG awards this year for her lead role in the
made-for-cable film "Gia." Who is she? (Hint:
Catch her on Divx in "Hackers" and "Playing God.")

5) A graduate of Middlebury College and the
Julliard School and a former student at Russia's
famed Moscow Art Theater, this actor can be seen
as Drew in "Meet Joe Black." Who is he?


These movies and more are available NOW on Divx!
Visit http://www.divx.com/trivia.htm to order today!


Last Week's Answers:

1) The creator of "YO! MTV Raps," this young
director helmed the upcoming film "Life" starring
Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. His previous
credits include "Beautiful Girls" and "Monument
Ave." Who is he?
Answer: Ted Demme

2) This "Beloved" director has a long string of
credits, including "Married to the Mob." Who is
he? (Hint: He is the uncle of the director
mentioned above.)
Answer: Jonathan Demme

3) Handsome leading actor and sometimes villain,
he was killed off early in "Married to the Mob,"
battled Anthony Hopkins as well as a grizzly bear
in "The Edge," was a sinister government operative
in "Mercury Rising," and was Melanie Griffith's
working-class boyfriend in "Working Girl." Who is
he?
Answer: Alec Baldwin

4) Also appearing in "Mercury Rising" and "The
Siege," this actor tended bar and appeared in
jeans commercials before coming to national
attention for his role as a suave, wisecracking
detective on the TV series "Moonlighting." Who
is he?
Answer: Bruce Willis

5) This powerhouse young actor, who can currently
be seen at the theaters in "Forces of Nature,"
also stars in "Armageddon." Winner of an Academy
Award(r) for the "Good Will Hunting" screenplay
(in which he also appeared). Who is he?
Answer: Ben Affleck


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Divx Links
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WEB LINKS
To order any of the movies mentioned in this week's
newsletter (see below for trivia), visit our
easy-order form:
 http://www.divx.com/divx_direct.htm

To find answers to this week's trivia questions,
and to order featured trivia movies:
 http://www.divx.com/trivia.htm

To visit the Divx homepage:
 http://www.divx.com

To find out more about Divx, visit the About Divx
section of our site:
 http://www.divx.com/index_about_divx.htm

Or, visit our Frequently Asked Questions:
 http://www.divx.com/home_faq.htm

For a list of available Divx-enhanced DVD players:
 http://www.divx.com/index_divx_players.htm

To order from a complete catalog of Divx movies:
 http://www.divxflix.com


E-MAIL ADDRESS
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 feedback@divxflix.com


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