Before we get to today’s giveaway, I’d like to announce that the winners of last week’s Star Wars giveaway are Kris Moore, Jessica Dylan Gary-Mason, and James Smith! Congratulations, nerds! Now onto this week’s!
This week you have the chance to win a wonderful Place Beyond the Pines prize pack! Whhhaaaaaaat? BUT WE CAN’T WAIT FOR THAT MOVIE! I know! It comes out on April 12th, so you only have to wait a little bit longer! Here are the details — One winner will receive:
- iPod Nano
- PBTP Soundtrack
- PBTP T-Shirt
- PBTP Poster
Two Additional winners will receive:
- A vinyl copy of the soundtrack
And the soundtrack is by the wonderful Mike Patton of Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, and cetera. How to win and Place Beyond the Pines trailer and synopsis after the jump.
- “Like” us on Facebook.
- Login to Videogum with your Facebook account.
- Comment with your favorite movie. I know it’s not a specific comment game, but it doesn’t matter! The winner is chosen randomly!
Comments must be submitted here by logging in with your Facebook account by Thursday, March 15, 6PM EST. And this one is only for US residents! I’m sorry! You can still play along if you just want to comment with your Videogum commenter account, but you can’t win! Only with your Facebook account. I’m sorry. Also, you’ll be notified that you won through a Facebook message so WATCH OUT and PLEASE ONLY COMMENT ONCE! A winner will be chosen at random! YAY!
The daring new movie from the director of Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines is a sweeping emotional drama powerfully exploring the unbreakable bond between fathers and sons.
Luke (Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling) is in constant motion, a high-wire motorcycle stunt performer who travels from town to town with the carnival. Passing through Schenectady in upstate New York, he tries to reconnect with a former lover, Romina (Eva Mendes), only to learn that she has in his absence given birth to their son Jason. Luke resolves to forsake life on the road and to provide for his newfound family, taking a job as car mechanic with Robin (Ben Mendelsohn). Robin soon discovers Luke’s special talents, and proposes to partner with him in a string of spectacular bank robberies. But it is only a matter of time before Luke will run up against the law – which comes in the form of Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper).
Avery is an ambitious rookie cop navigating a local police department ruled by the menacingly corrupt detective Deluca (Ray Liotta). When Avery, just beginning to balance his profession and his family life with wife Jennifer (Rose Byrne) and their infant son AJ, confronts Luke, the full consequences will reverberate into the next generation. It is then that the two sons, Jason (Dane DeHaan) and AJ (Emory Cohen), must face their fateful, shared legacy.