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Balance the equation in our 'Equilizer' Blu-ray giveaway

To celebrate this week's release of 'The Equalizer' on Blu-ray HD and DVD, we have ten copies of the Blu-ray to give away to readers, thanks to our friends at Village Roadshow Home Entertainment.

 

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a former black ops commando who has faked his death to live a quiet life in Boston. When he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue a young girl, Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), he finds himself face to face with ultra-violent Russian gangsters. As he serves vengeance against those who brutalize the helpless, McCall's desire for justice is reawakened. If someone has a problem, the odds are stacked against them, and they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply correctly answer the following question:

 

Name the 2001 movie which was also directed by Antoine Fuqua and starred Denzel Washington

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Take home the 'Fury' on Blu-ray, thanks to Universal Sony Pictures

Thanks to our friends at Universal Sony Pictures Entertainment Australia, we have copies of this weeks Blu-ray release of 'Fury' up for grabs for 10 lucky readers!

 

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War never ends quietly. April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

 

To go into the running to take home a copy of the Blu-ray, simply answer the following question:

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Take home 'The Boxtrolls' on 3D Blu-ray, thanks to Universal Pictures

To celebrate this week's release of 'The Boxtrolls' on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and digital we have ten copies of the 3D Blu-ray combo pack to give away to readers, thanks to our friends at Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

 

Beneath the charming cobblestone streets of Cheesebridge live the Boxtrolls; quirky, mischievous and cardboard box wearing creatures who crawl above ground at night to scavenge for bits of human junk. The Boxtrolls love nothing more than cheese and an orphaned baby boy named Eggs (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) whom they have warmly raised since his infancy as one of their dumpster-diving, junk collecting own. Despite their timid, good-hearted nature, the Boxtrolls are feared by the people of Cheesebridge, who believe they will steal their children and beloved cheese. Eager to win over the town's affection, evil pest exterminator Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) and his crew of Red Hat exterminators develop a plan to eradicate the kindhearted band of tinkerers. It's up to Eggs and his feisty new friend Winnie (Elle Fanning) to bring the two world's together amidst the winds of change - and cheese.

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Enter to win 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season' on Blu-ray

To celebrate next week's release of 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season' on Blu-ray HD and DVD, we have five copies of the final season of the show on Blu-ray to give away to readers, thanks to our friends at Warner Home Entertainment.

 

No one goes quietly. Concluding a powerful and groundbreaking five-season run, 'Boardwalk Empire' is an Emmy-winning HBO drama series from Academy Award nominee/Emmy Award winner Terence Winter. Season 5 begins in 1931, a full six years after the end of Season 4. In stark contrast with the Roaring '20s, the country is in the throes of the Great Depression and with the end of Prohibition in sight, Nucky (Steve Buscemi) is looking to legitimize himself by forging alliances with liquor producers.

 

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Go 'Into the Storm' and win a copy of the disaster epic on Blu-ray

To celebrate this week's release of 'Into the Storm' on Blu-ray HD and DVD, we have ten copies of the Blu-ray to give away to readers, thanks to our friends at Village Roadshow Home Entertainment.

 

In the span of just a few hours, the city of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of the most furious twisters theyve ever seen. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run toward the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply answer the following question:

 

If a category 10 (extreme) cyclone was headed your way, where would you seek shelter?

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Fly high in our Planes: Fire and Rescue Blu-ray giveaway

Christmas is nearly upon us, but what to get for the littlest members of the family? Thanks to our friends at Disney Home Entertainment, we have three copies of Disney's 'Planes: Fire and Rescue' to giveaway which would be a great stocking stuffer this holiday season.

 

The heart-pumping comedy-adventure features a dynamic crew of elite aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfires. When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with a team of veteran firefighters; together, they battle a massive fire, and Dusty learns what it takes to be a true hero.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply correctly answer the following question:

 

Name the 'Planes: Fire and Rescue' voice artist who also starred in 1996's 'The Rock'.

 

To enter, simply 'like' this post and share via Facebook or Twitter and send your answers, along with your postal address to ben at TweakTown dot com before the competition closes on December 13.

 

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'Planes: Fire and Rescue' is available on Blu-ray HD, DVD and digital from Australian retailers on December 10.

Win a copy of 'Expendables 3' on Blu-ray, thanks to Roadshow

To celebrate this week's release of 'Expendables 3' on Blu-ray HD and DVD, we have ten copies of the Blu-ray extended cut to give away to readers, thanks to our friends at Village Roadshow Home Entertainment.

 

In the latest 'Expendables' mission, Barney (Sylvester Stallone), Christmas (Jason Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill ... or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. The fight becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply correctly answer the following question:

 

Name one of the film's stars that have been in all three 'Expendables' films

 

To enter, simply 'like' this post and share via Facebook or Twitter and send your answers, along with your postal address to ben at TweakTown dot com before the competition closes on December 12.

 

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'The Expendables 3' is available on Blu-ray HD, DVD and digital from Australian retailers on December 11.

Traverse the universe with our 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Blu-ray promo

It's Marvel, so it was always going to have a built-in audience, but the success of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' exceeded expectations, grossing nearly $800 million worldwide at the box office. Now, the film is coming to home theatres and to celebrate, Disney Home Entertainment will treat 5 TweakTown readers to a free Blu-ray copy, as well as a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' t-shirt and cap.

 

An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits-Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand-with the galaxy's fate in the balance.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply correctly answer the following question:

 

Name the two co-creators of the original 1969 Marvel comic 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

 

To enter, simply 'like' this post and share via Facebook or Twitter and send your answers, along with your postal address to ben at TweakTown dot com before the competition closes on December 6.

 

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' is available on 3D Blu-ray HD, 2D Blu-ray HD, DVD and digital from Australian retailers on December 3.

Score a copy of Luc Besson's 'Lucy' in our latest Blu-ray promo

To celebrate this week's release of Luc Besson's 'Lucy' on Blu-ray HD and DVD, we have ten copies of the Blu-ray to give away to readers.

 

Opening in atmospheric and bustling Taipei, Johansson stars as Lucy, a clueless young American student with a shady boyfriend (Pilou Asbæk). Reluctantly tricked into delivering a briefcase to an inner-city hotel, she is kidnapped by Taiwanese gangsters and forced to serve as a drug mule in a global narcotics ring. When the bag of drugs in her stomach ruptures, Lucy is exposed to a new synthetic substance which changes her biological composition and gives her superhuman abilities. On the run from the cartel in Paris, she teams up with a French police officer (Amr Waked) and seeks out a distinguished professor (Freeman) in order to fully comprehend her newfound capabilities and share her knowledge with the rest of society.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply correctly answer the following question:

 

Name the 1997 science fiction directed by Luc Besson which starred Bruce Willis

 

To enter, simply 'like' this post and share via Facebook or Twitter and send your answers, along with your postal address to ben at TweakTown dot com before the competition closes on December 5.

 

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'Lucy' is available on UltraViolet, Blu-ray HD and DVD from Australian retailers on December 4.

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Roll out for our 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Blu-ray giveaway

To celebrate this week's release of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' on Blu-ray HD and DVD, we have four copies of the Blu-ray to give away to readers, and a major prize of a Blu-ray signed by star Mark Wahlberg, thanks to our friends at Paramount Home Entertainment.

 

'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' begins after an epic battle left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history... while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its cross-hairs. With help from a new cast of humans, Optimus Prime and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenge yet. In an incredible adventure, they are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic battle across the world.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply correctly answer the following question:

 

Name the voice artist who has provided the voice of Optimus Prime for 30 years

 

To enter, simply 'like' this post and share via Facebook or Twitter and send your answers, along with your postal address to ben at TweakTown dot com before the competition closes on November 28. The total prize pool is $229.95.

 

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'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is available on Blu-ray HD and DVD from Australian retailers on November 26th. ©2014 Par. Pics. ©2014 Hasbro.

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