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CHICAGO – In our latest drama edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 25 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new Oliver Stone film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” with Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf!

The film also stars Carey Mulligan, Charlie Sheen, Josh Brolin, Susan Sarandon, Oliver Stone, Frank Langella, Donald Trump, Natalie Morales, Eli Wallach, Vanessa Ferlito and Julianne Michelle from director Oliver Stone and writers Allan Loeb and Stephen Schiff.

To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” (also known as “Wall Street 2) courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This screening is on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The movie poster for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps with Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf
The movie poster for “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” with Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf.
Image credit: 20th Century Fox

Here is the plot description for “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”:

Michael Douglas is back in his Oscar-winning role as one of the screen’s most notorious villains: Gordon Gekko. Emerging from a lengthy prison stint, Gekko finds himself on the outside of a world he once dominated.

Looking to repair his damaged relationship with his daughter, Winnie, Gekko forms an alliance with her fiancé, Jacob (Shia LaBeouf). But can Jacob and Winnie really trust the ex-financial titan whose relentless efforts to redefine himself in a different era have unexpected consequences?

The movie trailer for “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” can be watched now below.

To secure your free tickets now, make sure you’re logged into your HollywoodChicago.com account. If you don’t yet have one, you can quickly register here. Having an account with a valid e-mail address is required. Then, simply add a new comment in the form below. In your comment, include an answer to this question:

True or false and why: Once a crook, always a crook.

Like all Hookups here, this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple: Just submit your comment below and we will award 25 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” Hookup. Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Good luck!

HollywoodChicago.com editor-in-chief and publisher Adam Fendelman


© 2010 Adam Fendelman, HollywoodChicago.com LLC

Anonymous's picture

Once a crook, always a crook

TRUE “Why work hard to get something when you know you can get it an easier way.”

Anonymous's picture

False everyone given a

False everyone given a chance can change no matter who they are or who they were!

wsnissen's picture

Once a crook?

People can change - although not everyone.

Kritikos's picture

Times change, people don't

You can’t really ever change your past, so if at one time you ever were a crook you technically will always have that. I think a person can stop doing the actions, but it is very hard and very unlikely for most people. It takes more than just the individual.

DaveTheBatMan's picture

Once a crook, always a crook is...

sometimes false. It all depends on whether or not the crook had something that made him-or-her decide to change.

herbdlicht's picture

Rehabbed crook?

In the case of Gekko, I doubt anything will truly change him. Still, within the boundaries of a fictional setting, you gotta love a character like him. In the real world, it would seem some people benefit from being caught and rehabbed to use their deceptions for the common good. After all, that was the point of the real Frank Abagnale, Jr.’s story (depicted in Spielberg’s biopic, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN). He was caught and paradoxically, the forgery skills that got him busted now have him working as one of the top anti-forgery experts.

lgreenba's picture

A Leopard Does Not Change Its Spots

In my experience, true. A person’s character does not change.

Shy Vaughn's picture

False. I believe people can

False. I believe people can change but they have to want to change. Usually something drastic will occur that will cause someone to change in a blink of an eye. Yes, it is hard for someone to break bad habits but anything is possible for those who believe! :)

chicagojewlz's picture

False..I hope

I’m guessing it’s true in most cases but I’m hoping it’s false at least once in a while. I’d like to think some people do not stay the idiots they were in their youth.

peraevum's picture


True - there is power in being able to take advantage of others, and power is quite addicting.

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