Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: The Switch

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For this week’s Blu-ray Monday we are giving away a copy of hilarious romantic comedy ‘The Switch’.

The ticking of her biological clock prompts Kassie (Jennifer Aniston) to conclude she doesn’t need a man to have a baby, simply a sperm donation. At an ‘Insemination Party’ thrown by her friends, best pal Wally (Jason Bateman) accidentally tips her sample down the sink, forcing him to make a switch with his own. After seven years apart, the pair meet up with Kassie’s son, Sebastian (Thomas Robinson) leaving Wally with one daunting decision.

As usual with Blu-ray Monday, you have two chances to win. For your first entry, simply retweet the following post on Twitter: Tweet this

Then for a second entry, leave a comment on this post to the following question:

The Switch features up-and-coming child star Thomas Robinson, who steals many of the film’s best one-liners from his adult counterparts. Over the decades, performances from the likes of River Phoenix, Macualay Culkin, Dakota Fanning, and Drew Barrymore show that kids are more than capable of competing with the adult acting world. If you had to name your favourite child actor who would it be and why?

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95 Responses to “Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: The Switch”


  1. 1 Vanessa January 31, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    My favourite child star is Jodie Foster. When I was younger I used to love her in Candleshoe, Freaky Friday and Bugsy Malone and then when I grew up I discovered her outstanding child performances in Taxi Driver and The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane. She’s still my favourite actress.

    @nomibcf

  2. 2 aniemels January 28, 2011 at 11:14 am

    My favourite was Jonathan Lipnicki, especially when he was in Jerry Maguire! So cute! x

  3. 3 Joanne Blunt January 28, 2011 at 11:00 am

    Either Corey Haim or Corey Feldman as Licence to Drive was one of my favourite films as a teenager, and I could never tell which one was which! Bit like Ant & Dec 🙂

  4. 4 CLAIRE TOPLIS January 28, 2011 at 10:46 am

    @needaphone will Jennifer every do a serious film would be good to see so

  5. 5 Travelbuds January 27, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    My favorite is Ron Howard. Loved watching him as Opie and then as Richie.

  6. 7 Tina Kramer January 27, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Ron Howard = Cutest @chattyathena

  7. 8 angebutterfly January 27, 2011 at 7:13 pm

    Jerry Maguire’s’ Jonathan Lipnicki

    @AngeButterfly

  8. 9 Dana N January 27, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    Henry Winkler (the Fonz)
    @hushmouth

  9. 10 Tannie January 27, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    I loved Corey Haim (RIP) when I was growing up!

    I’m @tannieschatter on Twitter

  10. 11 Josh January 27, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    Definitely Alyssa Milano. She was hot! @quadacejj

  11. 12 Shane mace January 17, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    Drew Barrymore as she was so cute in ET and still is! Twitter username ShaneUK

  12. 13 Sandra Taylor January 17, 2011 at 11:41 am

    Oops – Twitter @sanmarco2nd

  13. 14 Sandra Taylor January 17, 2011 at 11:40 am

    I think Ricky Schroder? who played in The Champ – What a performance!!! (My guilty secret is Shirley Temple!!)

  14. 15 Alison L January 17, 2011 at 11:36 am

    Oooh, too easy! Isabelle Fuhrman is by far my favourite! The role she played in Orphan was just amazing.. She has a bright future ahead of her!

    @oozzle (retweeted)

  15. 16 OnlyMe3074 January 17, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Dakota Fanning

  16. 17 Linda Davison January 16, 2011 at 1:39 am

    My favorite child actor has to be Jerry Mathers from Leave it to Beaver! So many great TV shows back then! @Dutchbrosluv ♥

  17. 18 Kelley K January 16, 2011 at 1:38 am

    Macualay Culkin, @Kelley2009

  18. 19 Shirley Martin-Tutolo January 15, 2011 at 10:52 pm

    I never get tired of Macualay Culkin in Home Alone & Home Alon2. the movies will br timeless for children and adults alike. He is my 1st pick.

  19. 20 Sarah Williams January 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    I think Freddie Highmore has done some really good performances in Charlie & the Chocolate Factory & Finding Neverland.

  20. 21 Billie-Jo Forde January 15, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    Has to be Corey Feldmen. Stand By Me has always been my favourite film, brilliant performance and who doesnt love the goonies and the lost boys…

    RT and following @biljobay

  21. 22 Jane Wright January 15, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    Sorry, forgot to add my twitter details. @compnut

  22. 23 Jane Wright January 15, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    I would say my favourite is DAKOTA FANNING. lots of great performances but my favourite is when she played Cherie Curie in The Runnaways.

  23. 24 AgentG January 14, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    Jodie Foster is my favorite. She had a great career as a child actor and has had starred in excellent films like Silence of the Lamb.

  24. 25 Louise strachan January 14, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Will Smith when he was in The Freshprince of Bel Air! I am a child of the 80’s x

    Tweeted as @Bobbity666

  25. 26 Sharon Bell January 14, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    Macualay Culkin because his performanaces in Home Alone & Home Alon2 were outstanding! Films I can watch over and over again which tells a story! Also loved his performance in My Girl!

  26. 27 natnutcoop@hotmail.co.uk January 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm

    It would have to be Jaden Smith at the moment I think he is so cute and I loved him in Karate kid I thought it even gave the first one a run for its money
    xxxx nat @nuttynel on twitter xxx

  27. 28 Lindy Hine January 14, 2011 at 2:09 pm

    That little kid with the glasses who was in Jerry Maguire. Don’t know who he was but he was soooo cute!
    @LindyHine

  28. 29 Jen January 14, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    My favourite has to be child actress Mara Wilson – I used to love Matilda as a child, and watched it all the time!

    A great wee actress, funny at times, and even a bit annoying at times…lol, but loved her all the same. 🙂

    @luckyduckyme

  29. 30 Trudi Walsh January 14, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    Haley Joel Osment, I though he was fantastic in The Sixth Sense

  30. 31 Angela Webster January 14, 2011 at 10:16 am

    I like Freddie Highmore, he is really quirky and adapts to his roles really well, I think he has a great future in acting.

    @onions1

  31. 32 emma holder January 14, 2011 at 1:45 am

    i love Christina Ricci ,she was a great child hood actress in the movies the Adam Family
    fowllowing and retweeting to @emmajane30

  32. 33 Debra P January 13, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    I really think Dakota Fanning did a great job not being just a cutesy kid. She had some good roles.

    @MissingLynxx

    ty

  33. 34 Melissa Wash January 13, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    It has to be Keshia Knight Pulliam ( Rudy Huxtable in the Cosby Show ) – just such a cute kid!

    Twitter name – @Melissa_73W

  34. 35 aseraphim January 13, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    Definately Jodie Foster. A very talented lady!

  35. 36 TracyG January 13, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    McCaulay Culkin – Home Alone one of the best films ever

    2668looby

  36. 37 kelly ward January 13, 2011 at 8:15 pm

    Hi I am @bluekit15 on twitter. The child actor I would choose is Christian Bale for his role as Jim in Emmpire of the Sun – Brilliant then – Brilliant now! Born to act

    Kelly

  37. 38 Audrey H. January 13, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    oops forgot my twitter info @pelletposy thanks.

  38. 39 Audrey H. January 13, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    This is way before my time but Shirley Temple was an exceptional child actor.

  39. 40 Eva D January 13, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    Drew is my favorite!! She has over come addiction a childhood filled with drugs etc and has over come. She was a great actress as a child and is an even better adult actress. I also love her personality

  40. 41 Cassandra January 13, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Macaulay Culkin – definitely a gorgeous, endearing child actor but not so sure that has stayed with him now he’s grown up!

  41. 43 Glenn H January 13, 2011 at 6:45 pm

    Drew Barrymore – loved her in ET & then every movie ever since.. so glad she got herself cleaned up when she started to run into trouble.. @sajak551

  42. 44 ginette4 January 13, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    Love Ron Howard, love watching him in The Andy Griffin show, Happy Days and now a awesome director!

  43. 45 cindy champion January 13, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    Probably Dakota Fanning. She is a great actor!

  44. 46 Cassie B. January 13, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Macualay Culkin in “Home Alone ,a true classic.Its on every year at the holidays and no matter how many times you watch it,it never gets old!! 🙂 Cassie B.

  45. 47 Chalene Weir January 13, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    Definately Drew Barrymore! she’s as innocent now as she was in ET. Drew is an excellent role model. @chalene8

  46. 48 JoshUK January 13, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    Macualay Culkin! He was awesome in Home Alone and Richie Rich!

  47. 49 Amy Rouse January 12, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Ron Howard. Adorable as a child actor, brilliant and so grounded as an adult

  48. 50 Bretta January 12, 2011 at 2:04 am

    I loved Shia LeBouf…he had amazing talent even as a young man, especially in the Disney movie Tru Confessions!

    @Breaduh

  49. 51 Janet January 12, 2011 at 12:04 am

    Macualay Culkin in “Home Alone” was pretty dang memorable to me, thus he’s my favorite child actor on your list.
    @janettwokay

  50. 52 Chronorayven January 11, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    I’ll go with River Phoenix just because it sounds cool.
    @Chronorayven

  51. 53 Gary S January 11, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    I would have to say Hailee Steinfeld from True Grit.

  52. 54 Annette Campbell January 11, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    I would have to pick Drew Barrymore. She is the all time best ever. She is such a good actress.

  53. 55 Vera S January 11, 2011 at 7:13 pm

    Drew Barrymore is my favourite because she was such an adorable child I still love her.

    @CALLBR549

  54. 56 Kari Meeks January 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    I think Jaden Smith is a great kid actor–think he has a good future ahead.
    @Flbeachbumz

  55. 57 Emma January 11, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    I have not seen this movie in cinema but would love to watch Jason Bateman

  56. 58 kiki January 11, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    I really liked robin williams as a kid. still do 🙂

    Twitter – kiki_725

  57. 59 Rebecca Graham January 11, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    I am going back many years to say Ron Howard (Opie) was my favorite child actor because he was one of the child actors that did not go “crazy” as he grew up.

  58. 60 SunRae January 11, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Kami Cotler from the Walton’s. She was so young and did a good job of acting. She was so real.

  59. 61 destiny January 11, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    Abagail Breselin she is just so talented and so cute! Her movies have all been quality films too. @dad1111 on twitter

  60. 62 Lizzi January 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Dakota Fanning, she was brilliant in War of the Worlds.

  61. 63 Stephen Cross January 11, 2011 at 6:51 am

    Chloe Grace Moretz is definitely te best rising kid star. After Kick-Ass and 500 Days of Summer she has shown herself to be an amazing actress. I love her!

  62. 64 diane15068@netscape.net January 10, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    I agree with Kelly above – Drew Barrymore – she has improved with age! @dianetowin on twitter – Retweeted

  63. 65 Blake Matthews January 10, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    Jerry O’Connell — Stand By Me, My Secret Identity, Sliders, Crossing Jordan, Pirhana 3-D. He’s been in some good and not so good projects, but he’s shown that he has a good range.
    @bwm1138

  64. 66 Shelly aka allysmama January 10, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    I always loved watching the Shirley Temple movies, she was sweet and innocent with just a touch of mischief!
    thanks
    bleatham*at*gmail.com
    @sleatham1

  65. 67 kelly handlovitch January 10, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    My favorite child star would have to be Drew Barrymore. She has lasted through the years. Awesome. @kellyrelal691

  66. 69 whitbord@cox.net January 10, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    I have a new favorite! Hailee Steinfeld who stars in the True Grit remake. She was fantastic.

    oops…..

    Following on twitter@whitbord

  67. 70 whitbord@cox.net January 10, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    I have a new favorite! Hailee Steinfeld who stars in the True Grit remake. She was fantastic.

  68. 71 mary r. January 10, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    Macualay Culkin was such a great child actor..Home Alone & Home Alone 2 are such great clasics!! I watched these when I was a kid and now my daughter watches these now and are a favorite of hers too!! Following and tweeting as @alongcamemary1..ty for the chance to win !! Jen Anniston is a fav of mine and I really wanted to see this movie “Switch” how great would it be to win it!! Mary ( o :

  69. 72 arctic00 January 10, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    Dakota Fanning because she made some very good movies as a child and continues to get good roles as she’s gotten older.

  70. 73 Ross W January 10, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    Cliche perhaps, but it’s gotta be Macaulay Carson Culkin. Grew up with him and his films, and I really shouldn’t make it known, but my fav MC film isn’t Home Alone but Getting Even With Dad. Oh geez, it’s now known on the internet!!

    Following as @shapala84

  71. 74 Diana Cotter January 10, 2011 at 4:38 pm

    It would have to be Karen Dotrice, who played Jane Banks in Mary Poppins and who had me in tears in The Three Lives of Thomasina. We are almost the same age and she takes me right back to those magical childhood days when anything was possible.

  72. 75 Tina K January 10, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    @Sunnygirl1204 Definitely My favorite Is Dakota Fanning 🙂

  73. 76 Roxie January 10, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    Drew Barrymore in ET. Aww!! x

  74. 77 Ruth Tesdale January 10, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    sorry forgot to put my Twitter
    @RuthMarianna

  75. 78 Ruth Tesdale January 10, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    I loved Alisan Porter in Curly Sue as she really stole the show.

  76. 79 Diana V January 10, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    I was always a huge River Phoenix fan, but I’d never really say he felt like a “child” actor.
    @Slappy2001

  77. 80 Cort K January 10, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    It would be Corey Feldman he was just so different and smooth when he was younger acting with adults. The role that he did in The Burbs is by far my favorite. He will be in my town this week signing autographs I’m looking forward to meeting him.

  78. 81 Ben January 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    Chloe Moretz is only 12 but has already been great in (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, KICK-ASS and LET ME IN!

  79. 82 Marvin C. January 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    My favorite child actor goes to Haley Joel Osment. He has made a lot of memorable films from AI, Pay it Forward, and Forest Gump. But there is no other child actor I can think of that starred in a captivating and remarkable movie as The Sixth Sense. He played a creepy kid that’s being haunted by many ghost and as an actor he kept the audience in the edge of his chairs with his innocent but tortured style acting delivery. Apart from acting he has even done voice acting for big name games like the Kingdom Hearts series. Truly one of the best child actors.

    RT’d @VeridisQuo1

  80. 83 Rebecca J January 10, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    I’m going old school for this one, Shirley Temple! She was so darn cute and talented! I could watch her movies anytime! @hairgirl1966

  81. 84 Lisa Garrett January 10, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    I loved Peter Billingsly!
    @lag32583

  82. 85 Wendy Collard January 10, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    My favourite child actor is Mara Wilson, from Mrs Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street etc etc. She is so cute, and a wonderful little actress who draws you in straight away and has you loving her from scene 1! Plus she has wonderful facial expressions which do make me giggle :-)From Wendy (Twitter, @WendyCollard

  83. 86 Lorna Garratt January 10, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    sugar melts, why because sugar is sweet and melts as she will melt away hearts @dipsymummy

  84. 87 susan smoaks January 10, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    my favorite is drew barrymore because i grew up watching her, she rocks! @fdp4life on twitter

  85. 88 Jessie Staton January 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Mine would be Jonathan Lipnicki from Jerry Maguire, he was so cute and had some cracking one liners like :

    Jerry Maguire: The fu*kin zoo is closed, Ray.
    Ray: You said fu*k.
    Jerry Maguire: Uh… yeah… I…
    Ray: Don’t worry. I won’t tell.

    I also really liked Corey Haim he was awsome back in the 80’s .

  86. 89 julie henderson January 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    corey haim – its the scene of him in the bath in lost boys – so sweet RIP CH

  87. 90 Yvonne Brownsea January 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    I’d have to say Bobb’e J. Thompson – I recently saw him in “Role Models” on TV over xmas and he was soooo funny. Very well played.

  88. 91 Wendy January 10, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    Shirley Temple always fascinated me, great little actress, singer & dancer; triple threat!

    @WendyNoel72

  89. 92 Nina Greaves January 10, 2011 at 3:07 pm

    Robin Weisman from 1980’s classic “3 Men and a Little Lady” for the line “What a crock of ****” – the funniest line by a child actor ever!!

  90. 93 christine taylor January 10, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    Deffinatley was Mcaully Culkin,spelt wrong i know lol but i was a huge home alone fan and he was fab x

  91. 94 beverley January 10, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    Awesome – would love to see this but he will never get it when he goes to rent/buy a film. 😦

  92. 95 Dusty B January 10, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    What happened to this movie? So many preview, then it petered out. It looked really funny, too!
    DMBastian77(at)yahoo(dot)com/@DMBastian


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