Free Passes to see "Hacksaw Ridge"
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FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “Hacksaw Ridge” ON ME

Are you still mad at Mel Gibson?

If so, I get it. He said some pretty awful things during that drunk-driving arrest in 2006. You might want to prepare yourself though, because Mel Gibson is back on the scene.

In fact, he directed a movie that you probably already want to see called Hacksaw Ridge. It stars Andrew Garfield as WWII Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who became the first Conscientious Objector to win the Medal of Honor.

Gibson made this project with Producer David Permut, who is both gay and Jewish but still has glowing things to say about the man after working with him. Hacksaw Ridge is also getting Oscar caliber praise, which may put Gibson in the running for another statue (You remember how much you loved Braveheart, don’t you?).

If you still don’t want to forgive him, I completely understand. Even better, I have a way for you to see Hacksaw Ridge without giving Mel Gibson any of your money. Just click HERE to get your FREE MOVIE PASSES, then watch the trailer below. Wow, it’s kind of like being a Conscientious Objector!

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FREE MOVIE PASSES: Ewan McGregor Directs “American Pastoral”

Don’t we all have a little crush on Ewan McGregor?

There’s something about him that seems very sweet and accessible, even though he’s an undeniable mega-star. But did you know that Ewan McGregor is also a Director?

That’s right, he directed American Pastoral which is based on the Pulitzer-prize winning book by Philip Roth. It’s about a man who’s family falls apart after his daughter takes part in a deadly political protest. American Pastoral also stars Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning and since we’re such good friends, YOU get to see it EARLY and FOR FREE! Just click HERE for your free passes, then watch the trailer below. Hope McGregor doesn’t decide to stay exclusively behind the camera!

Free Passes. Keeping Up With The Joneses

FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “Keeping Up with the Joneses” ON ME!

Those of us who didn’t get enough Gal Gadot in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice are in luck. She’s back in Keeping Up with the Joneses and she brought along Jon Hamm, another face we haven’t seen enough of lately.

Keeping Up with the Joneses stars Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher as a suburban couple whose new neighbors are the impossibly stylish Gadot and Hamm. Are they really that perfect, or do the Joneses have something to hide? Well, you already know the answer to that.

If you’d like free passes to see Keeping Up with the Jonese, just click HERE, then watch the trailer below. And check out Zach Galifianakis, who lost over 50 pounds before filming this movie! I honestly didn’t even recognize him at first!

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FREE MOVIE PASSES to “The Birth of a Nation”

I am 100% conflicted about this movie.

As a film-fan, I’ve been dying to see The Birth of a Nation ever since it was screened at Sundance last year and left critics breathless. Writer-Director and star Nate Parker seemed destined for an Oscar and Fox Searchlight Pictures bought the worldwide rights for 17.5 million dollars. It was the largest deal ever made at a film festival.

As a woman though, I can’t ignore the rape charges that Nate Parker has faced. I can’t tune-out the calls to boycott The Birth of a Nation or the horrible stories about what happened on the night in question. You can click HERE to get more information about that, but prepare yourself. It’s pretty upsetting.

So what do I do with these free movie passes?

Well, seeing The Birth of a Nation at a FREE SCREENING gives you a chance to witness an important and largely untold story without putting money in anyone’s pockets. Click HERE to get free passes, then watch the trailer below. And if you’re still conflicted, try focusing on Nat Turner and the real fighters of the Virginia rebellion. The Birth of a Nation is, after all, based on actual events.

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
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FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life” ON ME!

Did you know that James Patterson writes books for kids? Yep, the same guy who brought us Alex Cross and the Women’s Murder Club also has a series for children, which sounds like cause-for-concern, but it isn’t. I mean, the man has written almost 150 novels during his career so he’d HAVE to branch out at some point.

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is based on Patterson’s book about Rafe Khatchadorian, who starts middle school and decides to break every single rule in it’s Code of Conduct. Can he do so without getting caught? Will his Mom (Lauren Graham) or her creepy new boyfriend (Rob Riggle) find out what Rafe’s been up to? Would you care more about these questions if you could see the movie EARLY & FOR FREE? If so, click HERE to snag your free movie passes, then watch the trailer below. Holy cow, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life will probably be MY middle-schooler’s new favorite movie!

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FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “The Magnificent Seven” ON ME!

Where has Chris Pratt been? Sure, I’ve seen him nightly on HBO since they’re playing Jurassic World on repeat, but it’s been far too long since my pretend-boyfriend was on the big screen. This dry-spell will come to an end soon, thank goodness, since The Magnificent Seven is hitting theaters September 23rd.

The Magnificent Seven stars Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke, along with the Pool-Boy-of-Your-Dreams Chris Pratt, as gunmen who band together to save a town from thieves. It isn’t a remake of the 1960’s classic, just a re-imagining, so you purists can relax. The Magnificent Seven also stars Haley Bennett, who has had a HUGE year after starring in Hardcore Henry in the spring and in The Girl on the Train next month. Haley is the girl you keep thinking is Jennifer Lawrence, but isn’t.

If you’d like to see The Magnificent Seven EARLY and FOR FREE, just click HERE, then watch the trailer below. See, you totally thought she was Jennifer Lawrence, didn’t you?

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“Good Morning Texas” Fall Movie Preview (Plus Reviews of SULLY & BRIDGET JONES’S BABY)

I’m really excited about all the great movies opening this month. You can tell by the crazy-eyes I’m giving Jane McGarry above, can’t you? Some HUGE films are coming up, starting with Sully, which opens this weekend. Click HERE if you’d like to watch my review of Tom Hanks’ latest and hear my thoughts on Bridget Jones’s Baby. I also cover some films with a Texas Connection: Hell or High Water and The Hollars, which stars Jacksonville’s own Margo Martindale.

Don’t forget to subscribe to my website so you’ll always know when I’m giving away free movie passes. I STILL can’t find anyone to see Blair Witch with me! Gee, I wonder why?

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FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “Blair Witch” ON ME!

Can we all take a minute to pretend that the awful Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows movie never came out? Seriously? Can we go back to a world where the original Blair Witch Project scared the bejeezus out of everyone and no one would even think of rolling their eyes about a new Blair Witch movie?

Because that’s the world we’re living in today, my friend.

Director Adam Wingard, who helmed the fantastic You’re Next in 2011, has taken the reigns of Blair Witch and helped that nasty witch find her fangs again. Everyone who has seen it is raving about it and, best of all, I have passes to see Blair Witch EARLY and FOR FREE. Just click HERE to snag those, then watch the trailer below. Oh man, they even brought back those freaky straw figures!

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FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “Queen of Katwe” ON ME!

It tickles me to no end when I have passes to something TRULY SPECIAL. I especially love it when that truly special something is a film you can share with your KIDS. That’s why I’m tickled pink about these free passes to see The Queen of Katwe.

This Disney flick tells the true story of a Phiona, who is selling corn on the streets of Uganda when she discovers the game of Chess. Her instructor (David Oyelowo) realizes she’s a natural and her mother (Lupita Nyong’O) will do anything possible to help Phiona become an international chess champion. The Queen of Katwe is packed with wonderful performances as well as great messages about humble beginnings and strength of spirit, so you should definitely share it with the cool kid in your life. Even better, I have passes to see it EARLY and FOR FREE! Grab your free passes to see The Queen of Katwe by clicking HERE, then watch the trailer below. Oh dear, you know we’re in trouble when I’m crying through the trailer!

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FREE MOVIE PASSES: See “War Dogs” ON ME!

War Dogs is one of those movies that I’m trying to NOT get excited about. Everything I hear about it makes that more difficult, though.

First of all, Jonah Hill and Miles Teller (two of my favorites) play 20-somethings who start dealing weapons and unexpectedly win a 300-million-dollar contract from the Pentagon. That’s a great start but it’s also directed by Todd Phillips, who did all of the Hangover movies. He brought along one of his favorites, Bradley Cooper, to play a shady businessman and who doesn’t love it when Cooper plays the bad guy? Best of all, the whole thing is based on a true story!

Aww, to Hell with it! Let’s go ahead and get all tingly, goose-bumpy excited about War Dogs! Grab your free passes by clicking HERE, then watch the trailer below. Seriously, War Dogs looks almost too good to be true!