Win a “Hellboy” Gift Pack

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at Lionsgate films to give (10) random readers an opportunity to win a prize pack from the upcoming film, “Hellboy.”

All you have to do is let us know below what film franchise you’d like to see re-booted. (10) random entries will be chosen and they will win a prize pack from the film, which includes a t-shirt, hat and a run-of-engagement pass.

This giveaway will run through Sunday, April 14th at 6:00 pm CST. Entries chosen will be notified by email about how to obtain their prize package. Good luck!!

“Hellboy” opens this Friday, April 12th, nationwide!


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Enter to Win a Blu-ray of M. Night Shyamalan’s GLASS

To celebrate the Blu-ray release of “GLASS“, Media Mikes would like to give one of our fans a chance to win a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack of the film. If you want to win this great prize, please leave a comment below your favorite
M. Night Shyamalan film
. This giveaway will remain open until April 16th at Noon, Eastern Time. This is open to our readers in US only. One entry per person, per household. All other entries will be considered invalid. Media Mikes will randomly select winners. Winners will be alerted via email.

Universal City, California, February 26, 2019 – Writer-Director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth SenseSigns) completes a mind-bending trilogy created nearly twenty years ago with GLASS, a comic book thriller available on Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 2, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on April 16, 2019, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. GLASS is a grounded-in-reality, comic-book thriller where the heroes and villains are people first. The thrilling culmination to the trilogy that started with Unbreakable and Split, stars James McAvoy (SplitAtonement)Samuel L. Jackson (Hitman’s BodyguardAvengers Franchise), Bruce Willis (Unbreakable, Die Hard),Sarah Paulson (Ocean’s Eight, “American Horror Story”) and Anya-Taylor Joy (SplitThe Witch)Go inside the mind of master of suspense M. Night Shyamalan to uncover the connections and references that bring the three films together in one universe. Experience more than sixty minutes of never-before-seen features elaborating on his process and artistic vision including an in-depth look at the making of the film, deep insights on the characters, a never-before-seen alternate opening, and deleted scenes.

GLASS features “Shyamalan’s eccentric, intimately scaled superhero universe” (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times), while offering a closer look at the world of the Elijah Price, also known as Mr. Glass (Jackson), David Dunn (Willis), and Kevin Wendell Crumb (McAvoy) as they experience a series of escalating encounters as they escape from an asylum and embark on a thrilling battle of good versus evil. Producers M. Night Shyamalan, Jason Blum (Get OutHalloween), Marc Bienstock (Before I Fall), Ashwin Rajan (Devil, The Visit) and executive producer Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity series) reunite with GLASS for “one of the most original comic book movies in recent years” (Scott Menzel, We Live Entertainment).

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM & DIGITAL

·       The Collection of Main Characters – A look at all the main players and how they fit in the universe created by filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan.

o   David Dunn

o   Elijah Price

o   Kevin Wendell Crumb

o   The Rest of the Family

·       Bringing the Team Back Together – M. Night Shyamalan is famous for working with many of the same crew from film to film.  In this piece, cast and crew share personal stories of why Shyamalan’s productions feel like seeing family again.

·       David Dunn vs. The Beast – An in-depth look at the animalistic face-off between David Dunn and The Beast

·       Glass Decoded – M. Night Shyamalan unveils some secrets of continuity and style from across the Glass trilogy

·       Breaking Glass: The Stunts – The superhuman strength of The Beast is best illustrated in the stunts. Take a behind the scenes look into the very effective methods of executing stunts in the film.

·       Connecting the Glass Universe – Explore M. Night Shyamalan’s stylistic approach to the Glass trilogy and the unconventional concept of a comic book movie grounded in reality.

·       M. Night Shyamalan: Behind the Lens – Cast and crew discuss Shyamalan’s dedicated and meticulous approach to storytelling.

·       The Sound of Glass – Composer West Dylan Thordson elaborates on his use of string instruments to create tension, and explains why recording the score on-location enhanced the tone of Glass.

·       Enhancing the Spectacle – The VFX team provides details on the rewarding task of using CGI as an effective tool to intensify the narrative of Glass.

·       Raven Hill Memorial – Roam the long corridors of Raven Hill Memorial Hospital and see why the cast and crew describe the eerie location as its own character in the film.

·       Night Vision – A look at the early stages of Glass by examining the storyboards and their remarkable similarity to the final shots in the film.

BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DIGITAL AND DVD:

·       Alternate Opening – Introduction by director M. Night Shyamalan available

·       Deleted Scenes -Introductions by director M. Night Shyamalan available

o   David Alone at Bar

o   Patricia Talks to Cheerleaders

o   David Encounters Pierce

o   Casey in Art Class

o   Dr. Staple Explains Machine

o   Mrs. Price in Waiting Room

o   Mrs. Price Talks to Elijah

o   Dr. Staple Drinks Tea

o   Pierce Checks Elijah’s Room

o   Mrs. Price Tells Elijah About Surgery

o   David Submits to Dr. Staple

o   Patients Worship The Beast

·       A Conversation with James McAvoy and M. Night Shyamalan – Star James McAvoy and Producer/Writer/Director M. Night Shyamalan discuss the importance of originality when creating a film in this genre.

The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.

  • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
  • Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
  • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app thatsimplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTMand DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.

Gaming Techniques That Will Make You Win


Gaming is not for the fainthearted. To win, you have to have better technical skills than millions of players, dedicate most of your time to practice on top gaming keyboards, and have an excellent game sense that most players fail to incorporate. Most of the gamers will stay in the game only because they had nowhere else to go, or still having a different mindset about what they are doing. However, you need to realize that preparing your mind mentally is the best strategy for anything. Whether you are preparing to become a pro, grab a bronze, or get a position higher than last time, here are a few tips that will help you win in your next game.

Be prepared

Despite how good you have been in the past, never get into the field of any game without prior preparation. Take a perfect example of soccer players. Some of them have been rated as the world’s best, but you will still see them in the field practicing for the next game. This point is critical to all the new players who tend to jump into gaming competition because they beat their friends last month. Practice helps you to familiarize with the latest patches or changes. If you are unlucky to have someone with the updates, rush to the internet to get all your answers there.

Hopping into a game without prior practice can be equated to a jet fighter who jumps into a jet to get to war without taking the necessary flight checks. If something is to happen in the air, you are left confused on your next move since you had not prepared for such emergencies.

Don’t fear your enemies

New people tend to give too much respect to the heroes of the game. If you ever find yourself playing against a famous enemy, let them know that you respect them but don’t fear them as such. You should always concentrate on showcasing your skills rather than embracing fear before your game begins. Always remind yourself that you will beat the pros in their own game.

Take control of your emotions

If you are a lone gamer, remember that you are the only person in charge of your emotions. This is different from those who play as a team. If you get matched with someone who uses verbal abuse to communicate, you will be tempted to bang your mouse or give them a piece of your thoughts. Never stoop to a buffoon’s comments at any moment. All you need to do is remind yourself that you can never be in control of everything hence take advantage of their anger to concentrate on winning instead.

Have fun

As much as you are here to win, remember the reason why you got into gaming in the first place. Many players are in the game for competitive purposes, and they may forget to enjoy the moment. It is frustrating to lose, but you don’t have to bash other people with your anger. Unless you are being paid per game, you should stop the game as soon as you realize the fun is gone. Remember that this is not a job! Always take a break whenever you feel that the game is getting out of hand.

Conclusion

You will always find thousands of articles and books reminding you of what to do before any game. However, all you need to do is learn from your past mistakes, and use your ultimate failures as a foundation of a better tomorrow. If you concentrate on these tips, you will start noticing improvements in each game.

Win Passes to Kansas City’s Planet Comicon

Has it really been 20 years since Planet Comicon first appeared in Kansas City? Yes it has. I know because I’ve been to every one! And now we want to let some of our readers attend what has been described as “the best Convention in the Midwest!”

We are giving away (5) pair of passes to attend the convention on Sunday, March 31st. AND, we are giving away a pair of passes to attend all three days of the Con.

All you have to do is let us know below what celebrity guest you’d most like to meet at an upcoming Convention. Six random winners will be chosen and, from those six, one will be randomly chosen to wen the weekend passes. The others chosen will receive a pair of passes to attend on Sunday.

This giveaway ends at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 27. Winners will be chosen and will be emailed their passes. Good Luck!!

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “The Hummingbird Project”

Meida Mikes has teamed up their friends at The Orchard to give (30) readers and a guest the chance to be among the first to see the new film “The Hummingbird Project.”

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard, will be screened on Wednesday, March 27th at the AMC Studio 28 Theatre in Olathe, Kansas. The screening will begin at 7:00 pm

All you have to do is let us know in the comments below what film you are most looking forward to this summer. (30) random comments will be selected and they will receive a pass for (2) to attend the screening. The contest ends at 8:00 pm Monday, March 25th. Winners will be notified by email. Good luck!

Kansas City – Win Passes to Attend An Evening With Richard Dreyfuss

Long time readers know how much the Mikes love the movie JAWS. Well now we want to share that love with our Kansas City area fans by giving them the opportunity to an amazing evening “Jawing” with Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss.

“Jaws”
Richard Dreyfuss with his Oscar – named Best Actor of 1977 for “The Goodbye Girl”

The event, which will be moderated by Media Mike’s own Mike Smith, will be held on Thursday, April 4th at the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College. After the event, stay and enjoy a screening of the greatest film ever made (ok, I’m biased), JAWS.

Our friends at J & S Promotions has given us passes for (5) lucky readers and a guest to attend the event. All you have to do is let us know below your favorite Richard Dreyfuss film. Five random comments will be chosen and will receive a pass for (2) to attend the event. This giveaway will end on Sunday, March 31st at 6:00 p.m. Winners will be notified by email.

To purchase tickets to the event – including a Platinum VIP Package which puts you in the green room with Mr. Dreyfuss, click HERE. Good Luck!

“American Graffiti”

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “US”

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at Universal to give (5) lucky readers and a guest the opportunity to be one of the first to see one of the most anticipated films of the year, “Us.”

The screening will be held on Tuesday, March 19th at the Cinemark 20 & XD Theatre in Merriam, Kansas and will start at 7:00 p.m.

FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A PASS FOR YOU AND A GUEST TO THE ADVANCE SCREENING IN KANSAS CITY ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS COMMENT BELOW WITH THE TITLE OF YOUR FAVORITE HORROR FILM. (5) RANDOM ENTRIES WILL BE SELECTED. THE GIVEAWAY RUNS UNTIL 6:00 p.m. ON SUNDAY, MARCH 17th. WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CLAIM THEIR PASSES.

NO PURCHASE REQUIRED. 

US has been rated R (Restricted – Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) for violence/terror, and language.  

Win Tickets to Advance Screening in Florida for “What Men What”

Paramount Pictures is releasing the new film “What Men What”, starring Taraji P. Henson and which opens wide on February 8th.  We will be holding an advance screening of the film in various theaters in Florida and are giving away tickets! Click below to get tickets, first come first serve! Good luck and like always leave a comment here after you’ve seen the film!

Miami
2/4
AMC Sunset Place
7:30PM
http://www.gofobo.com/WMWMMMIA

Orlando
2/5
Regal Waterford Lakes
7:30PM
http://www.gofobo.com/WMWRCCORL

Tampa
2/5
AMC Westshore
7:30PM
http://www.gofobo.com/WMWMMTAM

Jacksonville
2/5
Regal Avenues
7:30PM
http://www.gofobo.com/WMWMMJAX

WHAT MEN WANT IS IN THEATRES FEBRUARY 8, 2019

SYNOPSIS

Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world… until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts! With her newfound power, Ali looks to outsmart her colleagues as she races to sign the next basketball superstar, but the lengths she has to go to will put her relationship with her best friends and a potential new love interest (Aldis Hodge) to the test. WHAT MEN WANT is the latest comedy from director Adam Shankman (HAIRSPRAY) and producers Will Packer and James Lopez (GIRLS TRIP), co-starring Tracy Morgan, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Josh Brener, Tamala Jones, Phoebe Robinson, Max Greenfield, Jason Jones, Brian Bosworth, Chris Witaske and Erykah Badu.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Second Act”

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at STX Entertainment to give (35) readers and a guest the chance to be among the first to see the new film “Second Act” before it opens in Kansas City.

The film will be shown on Tuesday, December 18th at the B&B Overland Park Theatre in Overland Park, Kansas and will begin at 7:00 p.m.

To attend, all you have to do is click HERE.  The first (35) to do so will receive a pass for (2) to attend the screening.  This is a first come/first serve giveaway.  Once all (35) passes have been claimed, the giveaway has ended.

Good luck!

Win Tickets to Advance Screening of “Bumblebee”

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at Paramount Pictures to give our readers in Florida the chance to be among the first to see, “Bumblebee,” starring Hailee Steinfeld and WWE Superstar John Cena. Click link below for your city and be sure to leave a comment after you watch the film!

MIAMI – SUNDAY, DECMEBER 16 AMC SUNSET PLACE 4:30PM
http://www.gofobo.com/BBMMMIA

ORLANDO – TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 REGAL WATERFORD LAKES 7PM
http://www.gofobo.com/BBMMORL

TAMPA – TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18 AMC WESTSHORE 7PM
http://www.gofobo.com/BBMMTAM

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee the Autobot seeks refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. Charlie, on the brink of turning 18 years old and trying to find her place in the world, soon discovers the battle-scarred and broken Bumblebee. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns that this is no ordinary yellow Volkswagen.

Win Tickets to Advance Screening in Boston for “Once Upon a Deadpool”

20th Century Fox is releasing “Once Upon a Deadpool” on December 12th through December 24th. We will be holding an advance screening of the film on December 11th and are giving away tickets! Click below to get tickets, first come first serve! Good luck and like always leave a comment here after you’ve seen the film!

To download your complimentary passes to the “Once Upon a Deadpool” advance screening at Showplace Icon 10 wIcon X on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:00pm, please visit:

http://www.gofobo.com/MediaDeadpool

Synopsis: This December, get ready for a fairy tale that gives zero F’s. To kick off the holiday season, the (sometimes) good guy in red is delivering the official trailer for ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL from 20th Century Fox! Audiences of almost all ages will soon be able to enjoy the Merc with the Mouth’s reimagining of Deadpool 2 filtered through the prism of childlike innocence. “Fox has been asking for a PG-13 basically since the start in 2006,” Ryan Reynolds told Deadline. “I’ve said no since 2006. Now, this one time, I said ‘Yes’ on two conditions. First, a portion of the proceeds had to go to charity. Second, I wanted to kidnap Fred Savage. The second condition took some explaining…” Fred Savage will join Reynolds in new scenes for ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL in an homage to Savage’s starring role in the 1987 bedtime-story classic THE PRINCESS BRIDE.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “CREED II”

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at MGM to give (50) lucky readers and a guest the chance to be among the first to see one of the most anticipated films of the year, “CREED II.”

The film will be shown on Monday, November 19 at the Cinemark Palace at the Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri and will begin at 7:00 p.m.

All you have to do is click HERE.  The first (50) readers to do so will receive a pass for (2) to attend the screening.  This is a first come/first serve giveaway.  Once the (50) passes have been claimed the giveaway is over.  Good luck!

CREED II

Monday, November 19, 2018 – 7:00 pm

Cinemark Palace at the Plaza – Kansas City, Missouri

Win Passes to the Kansas City Sneak Preview of “Robin Hood”

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at Summit Entertainment to give (3) lucky readers and a guest the chance to attend the special sneak preview of the upcoming film, “Robin Hood,” starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx.

The film will be shown on Monday, November 19th at the AMC Barrywoods Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri.  The show begins at 7:00 p.m.

All you have to do to enter for a chance to win these passes is let us know below who your favorite big-screen Robin Hood is.  Errol Flynn?  Kevin Costner?  How about Disney’s animated hero?

Three entries will be randomly chosen and the winners notified by email.  

This giveaway ends at 6:00 p.m. Sunday night, November 18th.  Good luck!

Win Tickets to Advance Screenings in Florida for “Overlord”

Paramount Pictures is releasing the new WWII horror film, Overlord, produced by J.J. Abrams. We are excited to be giving away tickets for advance screening in Florida! Click below to get tickets, first come first serve! Good luck and like always leave a comment here after you’ve seen the film!

MIAMI –NOVEMBER 5 AMC SUNSET PLACE 8PM

http://www.gofobo.com/OLMMMIA

ORLANDO – NOVEMBER 7 REGAL WATERFORD LAKES 7:30PM

http://www.gofobo.com/OLMMORL

TAMPA – NOVEMBER 7 AMC WESTSHORE 7:30PM

http://www.gofobo.com/OLMMTAM

On the eve of D-Day during World War II, American paratroopers are caught behind enemy lines after their plane crashes on a mission to destroy a German Radio Tower in a small town outside of Normandy. After reaching their target, the paratroopers come to realize that besides fighting off Nazi soldiers, they also must face off against horrifying, bloody, and violent creatures that are a result of a secret Nazi experiment.”

Win Tickets to the Kansas City Screening of “Boy Erased”

 

Media Mikes has teamed up with their friends at Focus Features to give (50) readers and a guest the chance to be among the first to see one of the most anticipated films of the upcoming season, “Boy Erased.”

The film, written and directed by Joel Edgerton, will be screened on Wednesday, November 7 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Kansas City.  The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m.

To attend, all you have to do is click HERE.  The first (50) readers to do so will receive a pass for (2) to attend the screening.  This is a first come/first serve giveaway.  Once the (50) passes have been claimed, the giveaway has ended.  Good luck!

BOY ERASED

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 7:30 p.m.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Kansas City, Missouri