Many people avoid seeing movies in theaters, due to the hassle of waiting in line for concessions and the inconvenience of broadcasting your own shadow puppets over the movie’s boring climax. Bask in cinematic comfort from your couch with today’s Groupon: for $8, you get $24 worth of streaming movie rentals from flickme, approximately 6–8 new and popular films. Most popular films and new releases on flickme are available to rent for $2.99–$3.99, with a limited selection of movies available for $.99 each.
flickme combines subscription-free movie rentals with social- media activities at its online film streaming hub. Clients can connect through their Facebook account or signup with an email address to use their Groupon credit toward rentals of new releases ($3.99 each), including the Liam Neeson thriller Unknown, the fantastical adventures of Sucker Punch, or a sing-along version of any Quentin Tarantino movie. A cornucopia of other Hollywood hits ($2.99 each) spans genres and decades, including Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Shaft, Casablanca, The Dark Knight, Watchmen, and The Hangover. Connect with friends through movie reviews, badges denoting site activity and extensive film knowledge, and special friend-to-friend rental discounts (up to 50% off on select titles). Streaming is compatible with PCs and Macintosh computers, and activated rentals are available for viewing for 24–48 hours, allowing for marathon viewing sessions of Gigli.