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Sons Of Anarchy – Toil and Till – TV Review [podcast]

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Join our weekly Sons Of Anarchy reviews show on Wednesday’s. The host discuss the highlights of the latest episode. If you watch Sons of Anarchy – feel free to email your thoughts to mikethemovieguy@gmail.com and we’ll read them on own review show. Join the live chat while the show in LIVE – Wednesday’s at 9pm ET.

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The Strain “Loved Ones” – Season 1 EP 10 – TV Review [podcast]

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Join Mike ‘the movie guy’ Pierce and Jesus as they review the FX series, THE STRAIN. Tonight they discussed the highlights of Sunday’s, September 14th episode “Loved Ones.”

When a plane lands in New York City with everyone on board dead, Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, head of the CDC’s Canary Project, and his team are called upon to investigate. Harlem pawnbroker Abraham Setrakian races to the airport, convinced that what looks at first like a mysterious viral outbreak might be the beginning of something infinitely more sinister.

Please join them in chat room during the live show. Feel free to email your thoughts of Sunday’s episode to mikethemovieguy@gmail.com

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THE EQUALIZER / Denzel Washington Iconic Roles…POW!

Superstar Denzel Washington has spent decades as one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men, starring in dozens of films that have earned numerous awards, and raked in billions of box office dollars. In the latest action thriller, THE EQUALIZER, out on September 26th, Denzel Washington’s newest iconic role has him playing a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Take a look at some of Denzel Washington’s most iconic roles, and don’t forget to check out THE EQUALIZER on September 26th!

THE EQUALIZER

 

Cry Freedom (1987): Denzel Washington received his first Academy Award nomination for the tale of South African journalist Donald Woods attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.

CRY FREEDOM

 

Glory (1989): Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates, as Denzel Washington wins his first Academy Award.

GLORY

 

Malcolm X (1992) : Another Academy Award nomination for Denzel Washington in this biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader.

MALCOLM X

 

Crimson Tide (1995): On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

CRIMSON TIDE

 

Courage Under Fire (1996): A US Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander’s worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

COURAGE UNDER FIRE

 

The Hurricane (1999): The story of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence. Denzel received his fourth Academy Award nomination for his role.

THE HURRICANE

 

Training Day (2001):  Denzel Washington received his fifth career nomination, and won his second Academy Award for his iconic role as a rogue LAPD narcotics detectives over a 24-hour period in the gang neighborhoods of North West and South Central Los Angeles.

TRAINING DAY

 

American Gangster (2007): Denzel Washington plays career criminal Frank Lucas in this  biographical crime drama film directed and produced by Ridley Scott.

AMERICAN GANGSTA

 

Flight (2012): For his sixth (and counting!) Academy Award nomination, Denzel plays Whip Whitaker, an airline pilot who miraculously crash lands his plane after it suffers an in-flight mechanical failure, saving nearly everyone on board.

FLIGHT

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Enter to Win! ‘Mas Negro Que La Noche’ Screening Passes [contest]

Mas Negro Que La Noche

An update of the legendary 1975 Mexican classic horror film, Más Negro Qué La Noche tells the story of Greta (Zuria Vega), a beautiful young woman whose eccentric aunt passes away leaving her a large, once opulent mansion. When Greta moves in with her friends she discovers that she must take care of her aunt’s prized cat, Beker. The new residents take charge of the mansion, throwing wild parties and enjoying a fun filled summer until they lose track of Beker – who drowns in the mansion’s pool. What was about to be the best summer of their lives quickly turns into a spine-chilling fight for their lives.

Check it movie fans!! I’ve got screening passes available for a scaryyyyy movvviiieeeeeeeeeee and it’s called MAS NEGRO QUE LA NOCHE. Have you seen the trailer yet? Let me help you with that – watch it here.

I’ve got screening passes available for HOUSTON and DALLAS. Please keep in mind movie fans – this movie will be in SPANISH with ENGLISH subtitles.

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THURSDAY, September 25

7:30PM

Dallas: AMC Mesquite

Houston: Edwards Houston MarQ*E

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To enter for a chance to win – please answer the following question…

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE HORROR MOVIE OF ALL TIME?

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EMAIL me your ANSWER, FIRST & LAST NAME and the CITY to mikethemovieguy@gmail.com

(Subject line: Mas Negro Que La Noche & CITY YOU ENTERING FOR)

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THIS PROMOTION WILL END WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 AT 10AM/C. No one will be admitted late. Theatre and promoter are not responsible for overbooking. We may refuse, revoke or limit admission in our sole discretion at any time. Only a single entry per person. No purchase necessary. Only those over age 18 are eligible to participate and win. Only U.S. residents are eligible to enter. Entry does not guarantee movie passes. Please all rules on tickets.

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MÁS NEGRO QUE LA NOCHE will open on September 26, 2014 in moderate release, from Lionsgate and Pantelion Films.

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MÁS NEGRO QUE LA NOCHE

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‘CHEF’ Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Giveaway [contest]

Get ready to get hungry with Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s CHEF (Blu-ray/DVD) which will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet on September 30, 2014 starring Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr.!

Chef

HERE’S HOW YA ENTER…answer the following question below.

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WHAT WOULD YOUR LAST MEAL BE?

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EMAIL your ANSWER and YOUR FULL MAILING ADDRESS to mikethemovieguy@gmail.com

(Subject Line: Chef DVD)

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This promotion will end October 1, 2014 at 5:00 PM (central time). Only a single entry per person. No purchase necessary. Only U.S. residents are eligible to enter. Winner’s will be contacted via email. iWatchMike.com and other promotional partners are not responsible for lost, stolen, or misdirected mail.

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Enter to Win! ‘The Equalizer’ Screening Passes [contest]

The Equalizer

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by—he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

Who didn’t love MAN ON FIRE?! Denzel Washington  is another actor – when it comes to these roles…HE WHOOPS ASSSSSSSSS!! As soon as I saw the trailer for THE EQUALIZER – I was sold!!

THE EQUALIZER hits theaters September 26th but I’ve got screening passes for an earlier showing. Check out the cities below…do you see yours?

Wednesday, September 24

7:30PM

Dallas: Cinemark Webb Chapel

Houston: Edwards Greenway Palace

San Antonio: Santikos Silverado 16

McAllen: Cinemark Pharr Town Center

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To enter for a chance to win – please do the following…

EMAIL me your FIRST & LAST NAME and the CITY to mikethemovieguy@gmail.com

(Subject line: The Equalizer & CITY YOU ENTERING FOR)

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THIS PROMOTION WILL END MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 AT 10AM/C. No one will be admitted late. Theatre and promoter are not responsible for overbooking. We may refuse, revoke or limit admission in our sole discretion at any time. Only a single entry per person. No purchase necessary. Only those over age 18 are eligible to participate and win. Only U.S. residents are eligible to enter. Entry does not guarantee movie passes. Please all rules on tickets.

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Enter to Win! ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ with Liam Neeson [contest]

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES

Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk Among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime… nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again.

OHHHH MANNNNNN!! I just love Liam Neeson is these roles. I call this TAKEN 6 but you can call it A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES!

I have guaranteed seats available for the following cities:

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 at 7:30 PM

Dallas – Cinemark 17

Los Angeles – Regal LA Live Stadium 14

Miami – AMC Sunset Place

New York City – Regal E-Walk

San Jose – AMC Eastridge

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To enter for a chance to win – please do the following…

EMAIL me your FIRST & LAST NAME and the CITY to mikethemovieguy@gmail.com

(Subject line: A Walk Among the Tombstones – CITY YOU ENTERING FOR)

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THIS PROMOTION WILL END TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT 5PM/C. No one will be admitted late. Theatre and promoter are not responsible for overbooking. We may refuse, revoke or limit admission in our sole discretion at any time. Only a single entry per person. No purchase necessary. Only those over age 18 are eligible to participate and win. Only U.S. residents are eligible to enter. Entry does not guarantee movie passes. Please all rules on tickets.

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