Have you ever thought of a television which has an Ethernet port which can possibly do many things for you? Watch movies from Netflix, Comcast or any service provider that can provide you a movie based on either a subscription or on a pay-per-view model. Yes, consumer will be more powerful and they will control what they want to watch and from whom pretty soon.
More thinking about future of movie rental continues. Have you ever thought of machines that does many things for you? An ATM machine which has Redbox in it? ATM machine from where you can also get a coke and some snacks? Ok, multipurpose boxes which are capable of serving you for many needs.