I went to the link below(provided in the first post) and downloaded the version below the link. I had the blinking problem mentioned in the first post and fixed that by making the shortcut and playing with it's properties. MPlayer - The Movie Player
MPlayer 1.0rc2 Windows
You may look over my code real quick, I've got relatively zero experience in DOS so I may have put a space where it didn't belong or typed something wrong.