With Father’s Day approaching in a few weeks, we’ve been given some awesome stuff to giveaway to some of our readers. Included in the giveaway are some great Warner Bros. Blu-ray’s and DVDs like Life, the Essential Eastwood: Director’s Collection and Caddyshack. We’ve also got From Paris With Love on Blu-ray, 5 copies of the Firefly: Still Flying : A Celebration of Joss Whedon’s Acclaimed TV Series, 5 Micmacs posters signed by director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and we’ve even got some incredible Toy Story toys. If you’d like to enter the giveaway, hit the jump for details:
If you’d like to win anything you see below, what you need to do is email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address and say FATHER’S DAY GIVEAWAY in the headline. This giveaway will be open until June 19 at noon Pacific Time and is only open to residents of the United States. Also, only one entry per person.
Once the giveaway ends, I’ll read over all the entries and randomly pick out some winners and mail you the items. Good luck and here’s what you can win:
For the WB portion of the giveaway, we’ve got two prizes:
—The Grand Prize is the Life Blu-ray and the coffee table book along with the Essential Eastwood: Director’s Collection and Caddyshack on Blu-ray
—The other winner will receive Life on DVD along with the Essential Eastwood Action Collection DVD and Caddyshack on DVD
Here are some images and more details on each item:
Four years in the making, filmed over 3000 days, across every continent and in every habitat, with a production budget of £14 million ($22 million) Life is the latest wildlife blockbuster from the BBC’s award-winning Natural History Unit, the producers of Planet Earth and The Blue Planet.
Packed with excitement, revelation, entertainment, and stunning screen firsts, this breathtaking ten-part blockbuster presents 130 incredible stories from the frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive, individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment, pushing the boundaries of behavior.
Life, the spectacular companion volume to the new Discovery Channel/BBC series, tells a majestic and compelling story of survival and of the amazing behaviors animals and plants adopt to stay alive and pass their genes to a new generation. Beautifully written and illustrated with more than 300 high-definition color photographs, Life focuses on the most exciting examples of the millions of species to demonstrate the harrowing and very different challenges that all living things must overcome to prevail and to procreate. In 60 concise and captivating vignettes, intriguingly grouped in categories like Extraordinary Sea Creatures, Fabulous Fish, Irrepressible Plants, Hot-blooded Hunters, and Intellectual
Primates, the authors provide the most up-to-date science. Each chapter parallels an episode of the television series, making the book a must-have addition to any interested viewer’s library. From the familiar to the rare–polar bears, Japanese snow macaques, monarch butterflies, and fish-catching bats, a mega-roost of 10 million fruit bats in Zambia, capuchin monkeys that use stone tools, marine life beneath and upon the ice of Antarctica, and tiny goby fish that climb Hawaiian waterfalls–this sumptuous volume brims with information and unforgettable images of the spectacular, the dangerous, and the bizarre
30 years ago, the game of golf was redefined when Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray and Ted Knight took to the fairways of Bushwood Country Club. When Caddyshack hits Blu-ray, fans will see the riotous hole-in-one comedy like never before. The fairways will be greener. The golf balls whiter. The gopher…err…fuzzier. The Blu-ray will contain all of the special features from the original standard definition version: Caddyshack: The 19th Hole (37 min), a retrospective documentary featuring hilarious outtakes, rare footage and interviews with stars Chevy Chase and Cindy Morgan, producers Jon Peters and Mark Canton, and director Harold Ramis, along with other cast and creative team members recalling their on-set experiences; and the theatrical trailer
MICMACS – 5 posters signed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
From Sony Pictures Classics
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet (“Amelie”, “City of Lost Children”, “Delicatessen”…)
Cast: Dany Boon, André Dussollier, Nicolas Marie, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Yolande Moreau, Julie Ferrier, Omar Sy, Dominique Pinon, Michel Cremades, Marie-Julie Baup…
First, it was a mine that exploded in the middle of the Moroccan desert. Years later, it was a stray bullet that lodged in his brain… Bazil (Dany Boon) doesn’t have much luck with weapons. The first made him an orphan, the second holds him on the brink of sudden and instant death.
Released from the hospital, Bazil is homeless. Luckily, our inspired and gentle-natured dreamer is adopted by a motley crew of secondhand dealers living in a veritable Ali Baba’s cave, whose talents and aspirations are as surprising as they are diverse: Remington, Calculator, Buster, Slammer, Elastic Girl, Tiny Pete and Mama Chow.
One day, walking by two huge buildings, Bazil recognizes the logos of the weapons manufacturers that caused his hardship. With the help of his faithful gang of wacky friends he sets out to get revenge. A gang of underdogs battling heartless industrial giants, they relive the battle of David and Goliath, with all the imagination and fantasy of Buster Keaton…
Firefly: Still Flying : A Celebration of Joss Whedon’s Acclaimed TV Series – 5 Copies
Set 500 years in the future, Firefly centres around Mal Reynolds, captain of the ship-for-hire Serenity and its eclectic crew of galactic misfits. This third official companion to the much-loved cult TV show is packed with unseen photos, costume designs, behind-the-scenes secrets and much more, including brand-new Firefly short stories by the show’s writers!
Disney/Pixar Definitive Collection Buzz Lightyear and Woody (set) – 1 Winner
The design direction was from John Lasseter in that the products are scaled to look and be sized exactly like Andy’s toys in the film – down to the packaging. They come with a certificate of authenticity. Here’s Lasseter talking about them:
FROM PARIS WITH LOVE – 2 Copies
Street Date: 6/8/10
Blu-ray (plus Digital Copy) SRP: $39.99
DVD SRP: $29.95
Two-time Academy Award® nominee* John Travolta and three-time Golden Globe®** nominee Jonathan Rhys Meyers join forces in the high-octane action thriller, From Paris With Love. Hailed as “one of the best action movies this year,” (Los Angeles Examiner) From Paris With Love arrives as a 2-disc Blu-ray Set which includes Digital Copy – and is also available as a separate DVD and as a digital download. Both the DVD and Blu-ray Disc are loaded with bonus materials including numerous featurettes highlighted by a “making-of” and audio commentary or picture-in-picture commentary (on the Blu-ray) with Director Pierre Morel. The Blu-ray also contains an additional featurette plus a Trivia Game and Lionsgate Live™.
Trigger-happy special agent Charlie Wax (Travolta) leads rookie James Reese (Rhys Meyers) on a high-speed shooting frenzy through the Parisian underworld during a high-stakes CIA mission to foil a terrorist attack planned on the city. Before Reese realizes he’s bitten off more than he can chew, the duo discovers that he’s a target of the same crime ring planning the attack. With only 48 hours to save the city, there is no turning back and only one deadly way out. Pack your bags and get ready for a serious adrenaline-rush of adventure!