Divx Direct - June 10, 1999 Edition

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Divx Direct - June 10, 1999

In This Issue:

**Hot New Releases**

**Advance Ordering - Reserve Your Copy Now**

**This Week In Theaters**

**Find Great Gifts For Dad at DivxFlix**

**Did You Know**

**Divx Trivia Game**

**Divx Links**

**Subscriber Information**

Hot New Releases

Ian McKellen delivers a riveting award-winning
performance as Hollywood horror director James
Whale. It's 1957, and Whale's heyday as the
director of "Frankenstein", "Bride of Frankenstein"
and "The Invisible Man" is long behind him. Retired
and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied
only by images from his past. When his dour
housekeeper, Hannah (Lynn Redgrave), hires a
handsome young gardener, Clayton Boone (Brendan
Fraser), the flamboyant director and simple yard
man develop an unlikely friendship. This powerful
and poignant relationship will change their lives
forever in this true perspective.
Rated R

Criminal on the run, Marion Crane (Anne Heche)
takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates
(Vince Vaughn) - a troubled man whose victims
encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his
"mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and
her disappearance prompts inquiries from her sister
(Julianne Moore) and a private investigator
(William H. Macy). They both soon discover the
morbid bond linking Norman to his mysterious
"mother" at the Bates Motel. Relive the terror in
acclaimed director Gus Van Sant's all new version
of Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece of suspense...
Rated R

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Other New Releases - 6/8/99

Born on the Fourth of July (widescreen) (R)
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (PG-13)
Fletch (widescreen) (PG)
Havana (widescreen) (R)

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to order these and other great new movies now!

Advance Ordering - Reserve Your Copy Now

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.

Enemy of the State (R)
The Faculty (R)
Just the Ticket (R)
Little Voice (R)

Dumbo (G)
Mighty Joe Young (PG)
Patch Adams (PG-13)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (G)
Everest (NR)
The Land Before Time (G)
The Mighty (PG-13)
Rushmore (R)
The Thin Red Line (R)

Affliction (R)
Dick Tracy (PG)
Wing Commander (PG-13)

A Civil Action (PG-13)
Office Space (R)
She's All That (PG-13)
True Heart (PG)
Wishful Thinking (R)

A Bug's Life (G)
Down in the Delta (PG-13)
Mercenary II: Thick and Thin (R)
Shattered Image (R)
Telling You (R)
Virus (PG-13)

October Sky (PG)

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

This Week In Theaters

The weekend of June 18 is the biggest weekend in
months with at least three great movies opening in
theaters everywhere. Walt Disney Pictures'
long-awaited animated adventure "Tarzan" leads the
pack, offering an inspiring cast of vocal talents,
incredible music by Grammy Award(r)-winning
singer/songwriter Phil Collins, and new
technological breakthroughs in animation that
bring incredible depth and dimensionality to the
jungle settings.

"Tarzan" is an adventure that traces the story of
a human baby who is orphaned in the African jungle
and lovingly raised by a family of apes. Tarzan's
peaceful and sheltered world is turned upside down
by the arrival of a human expedition and the
revelation that he is one of them. As he struggles
to decide which "family" he belongs with, his
dilemma is further complicated by his feelings for
a beautiful young woman named Jane and the
discovery that a trusted member of his new human
"family" is plotting to harm the apes.

The story of "Tarzan" has been featured in 26
authorized novels, radio and television programs,
and more than 43 motion pictures, but Disney's
animated version of the classic tale by Edgar Rice
Burroughs captures the fantasy, excitement, and
imagination of this literary favorite as never before.

Catch "Tarzan" star Tony Goldwyn (the voice of
Tarzan) in these great movies available NOW on DIVX!:
Kiss the Girls

And don't miss co-star Minnie Driver (the voice of
Jane) in these great movies, available now on Divx!
Good Will Hunting
Grosse Pointe Blank
Hard Rain

Also catch co-star Rosie O'Donnell (Tarzan's best
gorilla friend Terk) in these great Divx movies!
Beautiful Girls
The Flintstones
Wide Awake

And don't miss Nigel Hawthorne (Professor Porter,
Jane's loving father and fellow adventurer) in these
great movies, available now on Divx!
The Object of My Affection
The Madness of King George

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these movies now!

Find Great Gifts For Dad at DivxFlix

No matter how many times we celebrate Father's Day,
it seems that buying ol' Dad a gift never gets any
easier. That's why we've surveyed all of the dads
here at Divx (and that's a LOT of dads) to find out
what their favorite movies are.

The Greatest Movie-Dads
Want to show Dad how much you look up to him?
Compare him to Hollywood's Best Men Bruce Willis,
Robin Williams, Steve Martin, or Arnold
Schwarzenegger, who play some of the funniest,
bravest, wackiest, and most heroic movie dads out
Mrs. Doubtfire
True Lies
Armageddon (available in full frame & widescreen!)
The Birdcage
Father of the Bride
Father of the Bride II

Action-Figure Fathers
During our survey of Divx's Dads, we found that
the majority of dads score action flicks high on
their list of faves. Here are some of the more
popular Action Picks on Divx:
Broken Arrow
Clear and Present Danger
Crimson Tide
Die Hard
The Hunt for Red October
Patriot Games
The Rock
Enemy of the State (Coming Next Week on Divx!)

Funny Fathers
Does your dad love a good laugh? Was The Cosby Show
one of his favorites? Then chances are a gift of
these great comedies will make him jump for joy...
There's Something About Mary
The Blues Brothers
Animal House

G.I. Dads
Every opportunity he gets, he's watching old war
movies in his favorite easy-chair. Give him these
classics that he can watch anytime...
A Bridge Too Far
The Longest Day
The Thin Red Line

Football Fathers and Driving-Range Dads
Quality time with Dad has always meant playing or
watching sports - football, baseball, golf, boxing.
Get him movies about his favorite subject!
Field of Dreams
Happy Gilmore
Rocky IV
The Waterboy

Futurific Fathers
It's probably a genetic disposition, but all you
know is your dad was more excited about "Star Wars
Episode I" than you were...
The Abyss (special edition)
Planet of the Apes

Father's Favorites
These movies don't fit into any stereotype, but
were picked by our dads as great movies anyway...
Simon Birch
Apollo 13
The Last of the Mohicans
Rob Roy
Everest (Coming Soon on Divx!)

Visit http://www.divx.com/divxflix_fathersday.htm
to order these movies in time for Father's Day!

Did You Know

As we celebrate our one year anniversary, we also
celebrate the milestones we have crossed in the
past year. One of the most exciting milestones
for Divx was selling our 1 millionth disc.

We reached that milestone on February 22, 1999,
only two short months after our first holiday
season, and only 5 months after Divx was available
nationwide. We have already shipped over 2 million
Divx movies to retailers.

At DivxFlix, our most popular movies this past
year were:

There's Something About Mary
The Waterboy
Meet Joe Black
The Siege
Enemy of the State (Coming to Divx Next Week!)
Out of Sight
At First Sight

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

Divx Trivia Game

Play the Divx Trivia Game. Clues to all five
questions can be found on our website,

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

1) In what DIVX film and between what actor and
actress did the following exchange take place?
"That would make you a....lawyer." "What makes you
think I'm a lawyer?" "You have that sharp, useless
look about you." (Hint: She is currently appearing
in "Notting Hill" and in such DIVX films as
"Everyone Says I Love You" and "Sleeping with the
Enemy", he in "The Jackal" and "Primal Fear".)

2) In what DIVX movie did a certain actress say
"...about the Navy SEALS: These guys are about as
fun as a tax audit."? (Hint: she is currently
appearing in "Limbo" and on DIVX in "The Color of

3) Name the actor and the DIVX movie that the
following line is from: "I want peace on earth and
good will towards men." (Hint: Also currently
appearing in "Limbo" and on DIVX in "Simon Birch"
and "The River Wild".)

4) Which actor said "It's not a conspiracy, it's
family!" in what DIVX movie? (Hint: Currently
appearing in "Instinct", he is in such films on
DIVX as "Virus", "Backdraft" and "Animal House".)

5) In what current movie, and by what actress, was
said "I was not elected to watch my people suffer
and die while you discuss this invasion in a
committee!"? (Hint: She can be seen on DIVX in
"Beautiful Girls").

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

Last Week's Answers:

1) Harrison Ford and George Lucas were first
paired in what movie?
Answer: American Graffiti

2) This actor's distinctive voice can be heard in
all three of the original "Star Wars" movies
although his face is never seen. He can be heard
and seen on Divx in "Field of Dreams," "Coming to
America," and "The Hunt for Red October."
Who is he?
Answer: James Earl Jones

3) This actor is responsible for the voice and
movements of Jedi Master Yoda in "The Empire
Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" and can be
seen as the Warden in "Blues Brothers 2000."
Who is he?
Answer: Frank Oz

4) Much of the credit for the success of the last
two of the original "Star Wars" movies can be
attributed to this talented screenwriter. He also
directed "French Kiss." Who is he?
Answer: Lawrence Kasdan

5) In the first of the original "Star Wars"
trilogy, we assume that Luke and Leia's father is
dead. In "The Empire Strikes Back," we discover
that he is very much alive and VERY evil. What
actor plays him as a boy in "Phantom Menace?" (He
can also be seen as Arnold Schwarzenegger's son in
"Jingle All the Way.") Who is he?
Answer: Jake Lloyd

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