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: 10 DVDs of Oscar-Nominated ‘War Horse’ From Steven Spielberg
CHICAGO – In our latest history/war edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: DVD, we have 10 DVDs up for grabs for the highly anticipated home entertainment release of Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film “War Horse” starring Jeremy Irvine!
“War Horse,” which was nominated for six Oscars including best picture, also stars Emily Watson, Eddie Marsan, Tom Hiddleston, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Niels Arestrup, Benedict Cumberbatch, Celine Buckens, Toby Kebbell, Patrick Kennedy, Leonard Carow, David Kross, Matt Milne and Robert Emms from director Steven Spielberg and writers Lee Hall and Richard Curtis.
The film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD combo pack on April 3, 2012. To win your free “War Horse” DVD courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question in this Web-based submission form. That’s it! Directions to enter this Hookup and win can be found below.
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Here is the synopsis for “War Horse”:
“War Horse” – the Academy Award-nominated best picture – is a story of incredible friendship, loyalty, courage, hope and tenacity. Based on the Tony Award-winning play and set against the sweeping canvas of World War I, this deeply heartfelt tale begins with the remarkable friendship between a feisty colt named Joey and his young trainer, Albert (Jeremy Irvine).
When they’re forced apart by war, the film follows Joey’s extraordinary journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets. No matter where they go or what they experience, both boy and horse keep forging ahead – driven by devotion and the hope of returning home. Filled with spectacularly rich visuals, “War Horse” is one of the most powerful and moving stories of friendship and love ever filmed.
The trailer for “War Horse” DVD and Blu-ray can be watched below.
To win your free “War Horse” DVD, you must be logged into your HollywoodChicago.com Web site account. If you don’t yet have one, you can quickly register here. Having a free Web site account with a valid e-mail address is required to win.
Next, simply answer our question. You must submit your answer using this confidential, Web-based submission form. Comments have been disabled on this page.
You must include your first and last name, e-mail and physical mailing address in your submission. Your personal information will not be sold or shared, will be kept strictly confidential and is only for awarding winning entries. You must own a DVD player. Please answer our question below.
What’s the story of an animal who has impacted you the most?
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This Hookup is simple: 10 lucky readers will be randomly selected as the winners of our free “War Horse” DVD Hookup! The winners will be mailed their DVDs at our expense. Good luck!
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