Digital Rental Deal: The Adjustment Bureau
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The digital rental deal of the day over at Amazon today is The Adjustment Bureau, which is available for rental for only $.99.

This deal is valid only for today, Wednesday, October 12, 2011, until 11:59 PST. Once you activate the rental through Amazon’s Instant Demand service, you’ll have access to the movie for 48 hours. If you’re interested in purchasing the digital version, the cost is $9.99.

Also, if you’d like to own a physical copy of The Adjustment Bureau, which stars Matt Damon and Emily Blunt, the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack is available for $23.27 while the DVD is $15.49. The DVD is part of Amazon’s “Buy This DVD and Watch it Instantly” program “” you get the film as a FREE digital rental you can watch immediately when you purchase the physical copy.

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Digital Rental Deal: Source Code, The King’s Speech, The Adjustment Bureau
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Source Code, The King’s Speech, The Adjustment Bureau, and The Lincoln Lawyer are part of Amazon’s Instant Video rental deals for this weekend. Rent these titles for only $1.99 each and you’ll have access to the movie for 24-48 hours once the rental is activated. Outside of the special weekend deal are 99 Movie Rentals For Under $3, which includes Disney’s Up, The Hangover, the Harry Potter movies, the Spy Kids movies, The Dark Knight, The Princess Bride, Back to the Future, National Treasure, and much more, with some as low as $.99.

Source Code $1.99 | 48 hours
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the mind-bending action thriller about an experimental government program used to try and stop a deadly terrorist attack in downtown Chicago.

The King’s Speech $1.99 | 24 hours
Winner of four Oscars(R) including “Best Picture” and “Best Actor,” The King’s Speech is based on the true story of King George VI’s quest to find his voice. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter.

The Adjustment Bureau $1.99 | 48 hours
An action thriller about a man (Matt Damon) who decides to fight the powerful Adjustment Bureau, risking his political future to be with the only woman he’s ever loved (Emily Blunt).

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Movie Review: The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau
Directed by Gorge Nolfi
Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, Michael Kelly, John Slattery, Terence Stamp
Release date: March 4, 2011

There are things we as a society are not supposed to see. Whether it is governmental, religious, or even sports related, we are just encouraged to keep our eyes shut and our curiosity should be forever crippled. This is a bleak idea to assume, but conspiracies are out there, people. It is faintly perceptible what exactly it is the government, or whatever branch of society you want to look at, is trying to hide, accomplish, or complete. It is far above my paygrade to surmise. Some people, though, abide by the rules (turning away and crippling curiosity), and others just insist on testing the waters, seeing what may occur if one digs deeper. Persistent and courageous some appear to be who aren’t content with just sitting back. They want to uncover, they want to contemplate, and they want to say, “Hey, I know what’s really going on and I’m not OK with it!” Ewan McGregor did this last year in Ghost Writer and Jack Nicholson did it over 35 years ago in Chinatown. The decision to plunge deeper into a corrupted abyss can have fatal ramifications. Matt Damon, you are up. It is now your turn to make the plunge.
The Adjustment Bureau places Matt Damon as David Norris, a charismatic New York congressman who is running for Senator. Damon looks the part (his exuberance and charm). He can be associated, in the few scenes we see of him running for Senator, with John F. Kennedy. But comparisons are for a later time. When David is practicing his concession speech in a grand bathroom he believes he is alone. A pin or earring hits the floor, catching the attention of David. There emerges out of a stall a beautiful and intoxicating lady, Elise, a professional ballerina played elegantly by Emily Blunt. With ease and delicacy the two begin a conversation as if they’ve been familiar with one another for years.

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