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Win Face Off on Blu-Ray

It is time for our July Giveaway! By popular demand we’ll be giving away John Woo’s Face/Off on Blu-Ray!  Personally, Face/Off is my favorite John Woo and Nic Cage flick.

The official description of the film:

In this plot-twisting, high-tech thriller, relentless FBI agent Sean Archer must go dangerously undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, the sadistic terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy. After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally “borrows” Troy’s face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, transforms into Archer and wrecks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home. As the bomb continues to tick and the tension mounts, it becomes a high stakes game of cat and mouse as both Archer and Troy, ironically trapped in their enemy’s body, try to save face — their own.

Disc Specs:

  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
  • Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
  • Audio: English DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 / Dolby Digital 5.1 EX
  • Subtitles: English SDH, English, French, Spanish
  • Disc: 50GB Blu-ray Disc

Special Features:

  • Commentaries by director John Woo and writers Mike Webb and Michael Colleary.
  • 7 deleted scenes including an Alternative Ending (with optional commentary)
  • “The Light and the Dark: Making Face/Off”
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

Eligibility/How to Enter

To enter this contest, you must live in the United States or Canada. Simply leave a message in the comments section of this post and tell us what your favorite action movie of all time is and you are entered into the contest. Please do not put your address in the comments. If you win, you will be notified by e-mail and asked to provide your address for shipping purposes only. No records will be kept of addresses or e-mail address information. Good Luck! We will select a winner @ the end of the month.

As you already know, I LOVE free stuff on the web. I enter every contest that I qualify for and have won stuff ranging from DVDs, movie posters, t-shirts, books, and also some useless stuff like bumper stickers, a lobster calendar, temporary tattoos, and a Jason hockey mask. The crew over at It’s a Blu World (the makers of Blu Frog Energy Drink) have put together a pretty epic giveaway that is easy to enter.

The five different grand prizes are BluGamer, BluStreak Orlando, Happy Blu-Year New York, Blullapalooza Chicago, and Xtreme Blu Aspen! What’s included in the mix and how do you enter? Keep reading to find out…

The BluGamer prize is the Ultimate Gaming Package. It includes:

  • Xbox 360 Elite System (includes 1 controller & Xbox LIVE Headset)
  • Rock Band 2 Bundle
  • Call of Duty: World at War Complete Package
  • Xbox Wireless Networking Adapter
  • Complimentary X-Shot
  • 2 Cases of Blu Frog Energy

There is nothing better than rocking out to Rock Band with three of your closest friends and enough energy drinks to keep you going all night!

Next up, BluStreak Orlando is entry into the Richard Petty Driving Experience in Orlando, FL. This includes:

  • Round Trip Air Fare for 2
  • Ground Transport to and from the Hotel
  • Luxurious hotel for 2 nights
  • 2 Tickets for Rookie Driving Experience
  • Complimentary X-Shot

In the “Experience” you rotate through all of the racing pit crew duties (acting as bucklers, sign holders, window washers, etc) until you finally take the wheel.

Happy Blu-Year New York lets you experience New Year’s Eve in Times Square, New York City. Included in the prize pack is:

  • Round Trip Air Fare for 2
  • Ground Transport to and from the Hotel
  • Luxurious Hotel for 3 nights
  • Helicopter Ride for 2 over New York
  • Complimentary X-Shot

Blullapalooza Chicago gets you into Lollapalooza at Grant Park along with an IPod filled with tunes for the way there, it includes:

  • Round Trip Air Fare for 2
  • Ground Transport to and from the Hotel
  • Luxurious hotel for 2 nights
  • 2 Tickets to Lollapalooza
  • Complimentary X-Shot & iPod loaded with music

The last (but no where least) prize is the Xtreme Blu Aspen prize pack.  This prize takes you to the heart of the Winter X Games 14 in Aspen.  Included in the prize is:

  • Round Trip Air Fare for 2
  • Ground Transport to and from the Hotel
  • Luxurious hotel for 3 nights
  • 2 Tickets to Winter X Games
  • Complimentary X-Shot

Those are the awesome prizes, now, how do you win? First off, you should head over to BluFrog for all of the details about the contest (including official entry and the fine print). Then to enter, you have to leave a comment on their blog, Tweet about the contest to your friends, and write your own blog post about the contest (no copying mine though!).

Good luck to all who enter!

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Posted on June 19th, 2009 by admin | Leave a Comment (1)
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To celebrate the opening of SeaWorld’s newest attraction, Manta, they are holding a contest where you could take home a “Front-of-the-line” pass for the Manta in SeaWorld Orlando.

The ride lets you spin, glide, skim, and fly like a ray as you experience a seamless blend of animal encounters and a head-first, face-down roller coaster. Check out this video to “feel” it for yourself…

The official Manta website gives you 6 different activities to win a Manta “Front-of-the-line” pass. These activities include a Manta trivia game, filling your row (with friends and family), submitting a creative picture to Flickr, a video to YouTube, Tweeting, and by making a Manta mask.

  • In the Manta trivia game, you have to search the Manta site for hints and answers to test your knowledge of all things Manta! You’ll have to answer 5 questions correctly with only three chances to get them right.
  • To fill your row, you’ll have to find three friends that are interested in SeaWorld’s Manta ride and get them to sign up an account along with you.
  • How creative are you? When creating a picture for Flickr, they want you to use the phrase “I Heart Manta” in the most creative way that you can think of (put it on a shirt, banner, skate board, tattoo – anything you can think of).
  • Are you a young Spielberg? Are you excited to go to SeaWorld? In the forth activity they want you to make a short video about how excited you are.
  • Did you know that Shamu is a veteran Twitter? He wants you to Tweet him with how excited you are.
  • And the last activity includes downloading a Manta mask and showing it off on Flickr (along with your “I Heart Manta” photo).

After you complete two of these activities, you’ll get one complimentary electronic photograph from your Manta ride experience at SeaWorld Orlando, and if you can accomplish all six, than you’ll be able to get your “Front-of-the-line” pass for the all new ride. What can be easier than that?

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Posted on May 30th, 2009 by admin | Leave a Comment (1)
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