HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 35 Pairs of Chicago Passes to ‘Insidious’ From Makers of ‘Paranormal Activity,’ ‘Saw’

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CHICAGO – In our latest horror/thriller edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 35 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new film “Insidious” with Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne from the “Paranormal Activity” and “Saw” makers!

“Insidious” also stars Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Barbara Hershey, Andrew Astor, Corbett Tuck, Heather Tocquigny, Ruben Pla, John Henry Binder and Joseph Bishara from director James Wan and writer Leigh Whannell.

To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Insidious” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This screening is on Thursday, March 31, 2011 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 Insidious with Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne
The movie poster for “Insidious” with Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne.
Image credit: FilmDistrict

Here is the plot description for “Insidious”:

“Insidious” is the terrifying story of a family who, shortly after moving, discover that dark spirits have possessed their home and their son has inexplicably fallen into a coma. Trying to escape the haunting and save their son, they move again only to discover that it wasn’t their house that was haunted.

FilmDistrict will release “Insidious”: a new horror film from the director/writer team of James Wan and Leigh Whannell (“Saw”). The film is produced by the masterminds behind “Paranormal Activity”: Oren Peli, Jason Blum and Steven Schneider. The film also features Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson and Leigh Whannell and was executive produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones.

The movie trailer for “Insidious” 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:

Do you have your own paranormal story? Do share. If not, do you believe in the paranormal?

Like all Hookups here, this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple: Just submit your comment below and we will award 35 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Insidious” Hookup. Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Good luck!

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Nailhole's picture

Yes i have but i just ignore it.

I think everyone has had a paranormal encounter but didn’t pay attention
just like me.

galongil's picture


I hace not had a paranormal encounter but I do believe in the paranormal. I have feeling everyone will encounter the parnormal sometime in their lifetime.

irishmantopguy's picture

Paranormal story

When I was 17 years old, my older brother, 3 friends and myself were cutting school and decided to walk around we came across a farmers field of apple trees, we decided to pick some. When we were on his property we came across a small pond with a row boat, we decided to take it out onto the water, when we were out we heard the farmer yelling at us, my brother stood up and fell into the water, we rowed to shore and ran home, my mother was mad and made us take her back to the property, when we got there we found ONLY a small house, the owner came out and told us his father died years ago and the son let the farm fields go dry. There were NO apples and NO water. Yet my brother got pneumonia from falling into the water that wasn’t there.

otacon2488's picture

The Thin Dead Line

I believe in the paranormal, the unexplained incidences that cannot be forgotten. I think there are layers of existence that can occasionally cross or fuse together. I’m sure not all the paranormal stories people tell are true, and I’m sure some use their “experiences” as simple tools for winning attention or sounding important. But there are real moments that make a person question whether something bigger than them is going on. Just because we are raised to deny the impossible does not always mean we should.

Anonymous's picture

A scary ghost story

I was taking a driver’s ed class and we would normally drive around the Hillside Cemetery in IL. One night, my classmates and teacher wanted to drive to Queen of Heaven Cemetery. The story goes that a bride was murdered on her wedding night but people could not prove who killed her or how she died. The mother was so distraught over her daughter’s death and wanted it exhumed. The scary thing is that her body was still preserved and had not deteriorated in the years it took to get her body exhumes. There is a photo of her body on her gravestone once her body was dug up. We drove our car up to the gate right where her grave was late at night. I could have sworn that I saw the large statue above her move freely as if it were alive. I had to sleep in my parents’ room because I was so freaked out.

Nailhole's picture

there might be someone sitting next to you.

Have you ever felt like there is someone next to you,
i have don’t ignore it there might just be someone or a ghost.

insomneak's picture

Believe it or not

I’ve never experienced any paranormal but others have told me their stories and I do believe there is good and bad energy around us.

jair's picture

Do you have your own paranormal story?

Do you have your own paranormal story? Do share. If not, do you believe in the paranormal?

I don’t have any paranormal story other than the sensation of dying or flying in a dream, I constantly have it and love it. Thanks,

rheinz's picture


no to both of those, but the subject makes a fun movie

heavensentstardiva's picture

Insidious - and the paranormal

I have to say yes I do believe in the paranormal. One night immediately after praying over my two neices and nephew (whom I had just put to sleep in my bed while they were spending the weekend with me), the right lower side of my bed lifted and lowered quickly but gently, about 3 times. I actually was not afriad, instead I felt a warm loving atmosphere. I looked out of my bedroom window and sure enough a full moon was in the sky facing my window. Normally when that happens when I look out, that is a sign from God, reminding me that I am protected, that God is with me and carrying me through no matter what.

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