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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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To celebrate Halloween, we’re giving away the contemporary reimagining of the seminal horror classic ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ for this week’s Blu-ray Monday competition.

With his tattered, rusty glove of knives, psychotic slasher Freddy Krueger is back and he’s more disturbing than ever. Brilliantly depicted by Oscar nominee Jackie Earle Haley, he is the complete embodiment of evil. And it’s terrifying.

When presented in the pristine, high-definition picture and sound you expect from Blu-ray (all the better to hear and see Freddy with!) this prize is so scary it will make you do exactly what it says on the box – never sleep again!

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Exploiting primal fears and subconscious anxieties, A Nightmare on Elm Street is renowned as one of the all time great scary movies and Freddy as one of horror’s greatest creations. What horror films, scary scenes or chilling characters have kept you awake at night and why?

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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: Scent of a Woman

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This week we’re giving away the heart-wrenching, heart-warming classic Scent of a Woman on Blu-ray Disc.

The film follows the story of Frank Slade (Al Pacino), a blind, retired army colonel who hires Charlie Simms (Chris O’Donnell), a poor college student, to take care of him over Thanksgiving weekend. Sparks fly as the mis-matched pair embark on a wild weekend trip that will change the lives of both men forever.

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

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Al Pacino won the ‘Best Actor’ Oscar for his flamboyant portrayal of the overbearing, multi-shaded retired Lieutenant Col. Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman. One of the best actors of his generation, he has played characters ranging from evil mobster Tony Montana in Scarface to veteran LAPD homicide detective Lt. Vincent Hanna in Heat, but what is your favourite Pacino performance and why?

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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: The Hangover

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This week, we’re giving away the outrageous, entertaining, laugh-out-loud classic The Hangover on Blu-ray disc.

Hailed by many as the funniest film of 2009, The Hangover tells the story of Doug (Justin Bartha), on his stag do in Las Vegas with his three groomsmen; Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), and soon-to-be brother-in-law Alan (Zach Galifianakis).

His trusted companions promise him a bachelor party he’ll never forget but inadvertently end up losing him before finding themselves on an epic, comedy struggle to locate him and return him home in time for his wedding.

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

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If you were getting married in two days time which characters from a film / TV series would you want to accompany you on your stag do / hen night and why?

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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: The Karate Kid

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This week we are giving away awe inspiring tale The Karate Kid on Blu-ray Disc.
Starring Jaden Smith as Dre Parker and Jackie Chan as his mentor Mr Han, this feel good tale about education, friendship and overcoming the odds pays a fitting homage to the classic 1984 original (which is also available on Blu-ray Disc).

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The Karate Kid tells the story of an underdog (Jaden Smith) finding solace in a mentor (Jackie Chan) to help him face his demons. What character from any film would you choose as your mentor figure and why?

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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: Iron Man 2

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This week we are giving away action packed, super-hero movie Iron Man 2.

Starring Robert Downey Jr, Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L Jackson, this all star blockbuster sees a welcome return for the eccentric, billionaire super hero in the iron suit.
With its combination of high-intensity action, intelligence and quirky humor this Blu-ray Disc allows you to appreciate all of Iron Man’s fantastic battles, cutting edge technology and shining suits in glorious High Definition.

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Iron Man’s alter ego Tony Stark isn’t your typical hero – he’s an arrogant arms dealer who smokes, drinks and is something of a womanizer – but he always gets the job done in the end. Which movie mavericks or anti-heroes can you not help but admire?

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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: Robin Hood

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Robin Hood Blu-ray DiscThis week we are giving away Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the classic tale, Robin Hood. 

The film reunites Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe after the success of Gladiator, and once again, the combination of director and star does not disappoint.
Action packed from start to finish, the film tells the untold story of Robin Hood and his merry men, generating over $300 million at the worldwide box office.

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Last week it was reported that Clint Eastwood turned down the legendary roles of Superman and James Bond. The equally sought after role of Robin Hood was famously played by Kevin Costner before Russell Crowe. Are there any iconic screen characters that you always felt would have been better played by someone else? Let us know which roles you would like to see re-cast and if so, who you would have chosen. 

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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

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Prince of Persia Blu-ray DiscThis week we are giving away action packed blockbuster, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
 
Starring acclaimed actors Jake Gyllenhaal as adopted Prince Dastan and Gemma Arteton as Princess Tamina, this Arabic adventure follows the quest for a magical dagger with the power to control time. Serving up all the ingredients of a great action film with its epic fight scenes and special effects, this is an ideal film for high definition viewing. 
As ever with Blu-ray Monday, you have two chances to win. For your first entry, simply retweet the following post on Twitter: Tweet this

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Prince of Persia has been successfully adapted from a video game to the big screen. With so many mixed attempts to turn a successful game into a movie, from Bob Hoskins as Super Mario to Jean-Claude Van Damme high-kicking his way through Street Fighter, what video game would you like to see made into a movie next, and which actors would star?

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