Something always felt a bit out of place for me in Martin Scorsese’s brilliant “The King of Comedy”, just released on Blu-ray for the first time. I couldn’t put my finger on it but chalked it up to it being thematically ahead of its time in its investigation of the cult of personality that defines modern entertainment.
HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Chicago Passes to ‘Attack the Block’ From ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Producer
CHICAGO – In our latest action/comedy/sci-fi edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new film “Attack the Block” from the producer of “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”!
This film was written and directed by Joe Cornish. Nira Park and James Wilson produced. Edgar Wright (“Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz”) is an executive producer on the film. The film stars John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Nick Frost and Terry Notary.
To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Attack the Block” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This screening is on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in Chicago. “Attack the Block” opens in limited theaters on July 29, 2011 in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle and Toronto. Directions to enter this Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below.
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Here is the plot description for “Attack the Block”:
A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.
“Attack the Bock” won the midnight-screening audience award at 2011’s South by Southwest film festival and the audience award at both the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Another Hole in the Head Film Festival. The movie trailer for “Attack the Block” 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 Hookup is simple: Just submit your comment below and we will award 50 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Attack the Bock” Hookup. Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Winners are typically e-mailed our advance-screening passes two days before the screening date. Good luck!
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