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Gifted Movie Pack Sweepstakes

Gifted | Fox Searchlight

Gifted is a film about a single man raising a child prodigy in a heartwarming story from director Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer) that asks, how do you create an ordinary life for an extraordinary girl? I have not seen the movie yet, but I’ve heard it’s good. Thanks to Fox Searchlight, you can see Gifted at a theater near you. I’ve giving ten prize packs consisting of run-of-engagement movie passes and promotional swag. Note: my giveaway is limited to readers with mailing addresses in the state of Oregon and Washington. Gifted opens this Friday in select theaters. It will open nationwide on April 12th.

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Review: Ruby Sparks DVD – she's out of his mind

Ruby Sparks Blu-ray

Fox Searchlight sent me a DVD screener for Ruby Sparks. The movie is about a novelist whose imagination invades his reality. Even though the film is a little sad and tense at times, I found the overall story delightful and recommend Ruby Sparks to all hopeless romantics. Ruby Sparks is available now on Blu-ray and DVD.

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DVD Review: The Descendants

The Descendants ~ Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Fox Searchlight sent me a screening disc of The Descendants for review on my dad blog (giveaway ends soon). The movie is based on a novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings. Below is a quick summary of the film. The Descendants is available now on on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD. Continue reading for the full Blu-ray review of The Descendants.

The 411 for The Descendants

The story Matt King is faced with several important issues — including his wife’s coma
Appropriateness for children There isn’t any nudity and very little violence. However, there is a lot of bad language in this film. Ironically, most of the profanity are from the two children in the movie.
Positives
  • Good story
  • Great acting
  • Wonderful soundtrack
Negative
  • Lots of profanity
Rating Rated R for language and sexual references
Runtime 115 minutes
Genre Drama, light comedy

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The Descendants DVD Giveaway Coming Soon

The Descendants ~ Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

In the next week or two, I’m going to be giving away The Descendants DVD on my dad blog. I have not seen The Descendants yet (hopefully I will get a review copy), but it’s one of those films that won a bunch of awards. It also features one of my favorite actors: George Clooney. He’s a wonderful actor, but I can’t believe he beat me out for sexist man of the year twice.

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Review: Another Earth – it’s not a sci-fi story

Another Earth (Fox Searchlight)

I received a copy of Another Earth (Fox Searchlight) for review on my dad blog. The indie movie is about a world where two Earths exists. Bottom line: if you’re looking for a good science fiction story, you’ll be disappointed with this film. However, Another Earth is worth watching if you love a good drama. It’s an excellent story with good acting. The three-disc Another Earth Blu-ray combo pack (Blu-ray, DVD, digital copy) is available now for $39.99 (currently $19.99 on Amazon).

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