Sorry, What to Watch took a turkey day break as last week was really light on new product worth mentioning. This week? Pretty much the same but we don’t want you to miss us too badly. Here’s five recent Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming releases that may have caught your attention on new release shelves lately, ranked in the order we’d add them to our holiday wish list.
HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Chicago Passes to ‘Skyline’ From Visual Effects Masters Colin, Greg Strause
CHICAGO – In our latest sci-fi/thriller edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of “Skyline,” which is co-directed by the Chicago visual effects masters Colin Strause and Greg Strause!
The Strause brothers directed “Alien vs. Predator: Requiem”. Their company, Hydraulx, has provided visual effects for “Avatar,” “Iron Man 2,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “300”. The brothers grew up in the Chicago suburb of Waukegan, Ill.
“Skyline” stars Eric Balfour, David Zayas, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson, Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed, Neil Hopkins, J. Paul Boehmer, Tanya Newbould, Pam Levin, Phet Mahathongdy and Tony Black. “Skyline,” which was written by Joshua Cordes and Liam O’Donnell, opens on Nov. 12, 2010.
To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Skyline” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This screening is on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at 11 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.
Image credit: Universal Pictures
Here is the plot description for “Skyline”:
In the sci-fi thriller “Skyline,” strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles. This draws people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. The film is executive produced by Brett Ratner, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley, Brian Tyler and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones.
The movie trailer for “Skyline” 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:
Like all Hookups here, this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple: Just submit your comment below and we will award 50 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Skyline” Hookup. Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Good luck!
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