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Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: Anchorman Extended Edition

[tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false]This week we are giving away the extended cut of modern comedy classic Anchorman, brand-new to Blu-ray.

The extended cut of Anchorman, or to give it its official title, the ‘Rich Mahogany’ Edition, sees 70s TV news anchor and local hero Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) struggling to adapt to changing times as the first female reporter (Christina Applegate) joins the news team, with a collection of extended or deleted scenes added.

The film brought together one of the most successful casts in modern comedy, helping names such as Steve Carrell and Paul Rudd cement their A-list status.

As always 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 answering the following question:

Anchorman is well known for its hilarious script and on-set ad libbing, becoming one of the most quoted films of recent years. We want to know who your favourite comedy character or actor is, and which of their famous lines made you laugh the most.

To make it easier for us to contact you, leave your Twitter details with your comment.  Look forward to your ideas – have fun with this one!

Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: Kick-Ass

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This week, despite being a day late due to the UK’s bank holiday, we’re giving away one of 2010’s hottest films so far, Matthew Vaughn’s tongue-in-cheek, superhero send-up Kick-Ass.

Based on the popular comic by Mark Millar, who also wrote Sin City and 300, Kick-Ass arrived in cinemas in spring to considerable critical acclaim. Telling the story of an ordinary teenager inspired to become a real-life superhero, Kick-Ass comes to Blu-ray Disc with an array of exclusive special content including BonusView video commentary and a high-definition, feature length making-of documentary.

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

Then for a second entry, leave a comment on this post letting us know which as-yet unadapted comic book or superhero you’d most like to next see in a movie. Are you looking forward to Captain America, Thor, or The Avengers, or are you still waiting for your favourite character to be picked up? Or, with reboots of characters such as Fantastic Four and Judge Dredd in the works, is there a hero or heroine you’d like to see have a second chance on the silver screen?

To make it easier for us to contact you, leave your Twitter details with your comment. As usual, we look forward to your suggestions!

Blu-ray Monday Giveaway: The Godfather Trilogy

The Godfather Trilogy

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This week, we’re making you an offer you can’t refuse: the chance to win not one, but three of the best mafia movies ever created, The Godfather Trilogy.

With outstanding performances from legendary actors like Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Andy Garcia, the epic saga of the Corleone family is regarded as one of cinema’s all-time great trilogies.

Now restored on Blu-ray Disc, the films can be relived like never before.

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

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

The success of Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather trilogy is in large part due to the incredible performances of its cast.  But if you were to make your own mafia movie, which actors would you choose to take the key roles in the family?

To make it easier for us to contact you, leave your Twitter details with your comment.  Look forward to your suggestions!

Avatar confirmed to hit Blu-ray Disc in April

Update: We are now giving away a Blu-Ray Disc every Monday to our blog and Twitter followers. Last week, we gave a copy of Disney-Pixar’s Up to @ejkoenig on Twitter. Today, we are giving away a copy of the epic, visually stunning Avatar. To enter, simply leave a comment stating what you loved most about the film.

For a second entry, simply click the following link to retweet this post on Twitter. Good luck! Tweet this

We have featured this competition at:

ThePrizeFinder – UK Competitions
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It’s official! James Cameron’s Avatar, winner of three Academy Awards and officially the biggest film of all time, will be released on Blu-ray Disc across Europe from April.

There has been much anticipation for the Blu-ray version of Avatar since the film includes some of the most stunning visuals and special effects ever seen.  Several packages will be available, including a limited edition Steelbook Combi pack with four lenticular art cards and an activist survival guide to the planet of Pandora (see the picture above).

A full list of European release dates is as follows:

  • UK – April 26
  • France – April 21
  • Belgium – April 21
  • Netherlands – April 21
  • Spain – April 21
  • Germany – April 23
  • Denmark – April 27
  • Norway – April 28
  • Sweden – April 28
  • Finland – April 30
  • Italy – May 6

A 3D release has not yet been confirmed, but further announcements are expected later this year. For more information about the April release, the full press release can be viewed here.


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