It used to be simpler. Go to the local video store. Pick the movie. Fork out a couple bucks. Get it back by 10 p.m. the next night. Be kind, rewind.
The video rental industry went through dramatic changes in its roughly two-decade history, with small mom-and-pop stores falling victim to such giants as Blockbuster and Hollywood Entertainment. Now, faster than you can say Betamax, things might be changing again.