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02 Dec, 2014

Would you like to see the Ottawa preview screening of ‘Into the Woods’?

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Giveaways and product reviews

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for your entries!

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Into the Woods will be released in theatres Dec. 25, 2014 but I’m giving away tickets to a special advance screening: four admissions to two families!

Into the Woods is a modern twist on several of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few of the best-known stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. It follows the tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), and their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them.

Take a gander at the trailer right here!

Would you like to win? Please take note of a few details before putting your name down.

  • These tickets are for the Ottawa screening, which is taking place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 at SilverCity Gloucester. Please don’t enter if you aren’t sure if you can make it!
  • This is important: this film is recommended for children age 10 and over.
  • To enter, all you need to do is leave a note in the comments below.
  • For a bonus entry, leave a comment on this Facebook post.
  • I’ll do a random draw from all the comments at noon on December 12. I’ll announce the winners here and via email, at which point I’ll forward electronic passes to the two winners. (Each winner will receive passes to admit for people to the film, just so we’re clear.)

30 Responses to "Would you like to see the Ottawa preview screening of ‘Into the Woods’?"

1 | Joy

December 2nd, 2014 at 12:53 pm

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yes, would love to see this!! Thanks!!

2 | Kate

December 2nd, 2014 at 3:08 pm

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Saw this onstage at Stratford Festival Theatre a few(7 or 8) years ago. One of my absolute favourites. Would love to see how it translates to film with a these amazing screen actors.

3 | Valerie Mallette

December 2nd, 2014 at 3:26 pm

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Thank you for the chance, I’d love to go see it :)

4 | Crystal Dubeau

December 2nd, 2014 at 4:33 pm

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I would love to see this movie! :)

5 | Colleen

December 2nd, 2014 at 9:51 pm

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I would love a sneak peak at this, it looks so good.

6 | Matt

December 2nd, 2014 at 10:17 pm

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Awesome! Would love to see this!!

7 | Sean

December 2nd, 2014 at 10:55 pm

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Thanks! Love All Disney movies!

8 | Rubby N.

December 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 am

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Yes please! And thanks.

9 | Ayla

December 3rd, 2014 at 9:05 am

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I’d love to see the film – I saw the play performed at Stratford several years ago, and loved it! :)

10 | Sarah

December 3rd, 2014 at 2:22 pm

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Looks interesting

11 | Aly B

December 4th, 2014 at 12:00 am

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I would love to go!

12 | Aly B

December 4th, 2014 at 12:01 am

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I would love to see it!

13 | Cathy

December 4th, 2014 at 6:59 am

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I’d love to see this.

14 | Joanne

December 4th, 2014 at 11:25 am

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Would love to take the family to this film. Thanks for the opportunity!

15 | Maddy Keys

December 4th, 2014 at 4:40 pm

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I would like to receive tickets to see Into the Woods. I hope I am lucky!

16 | suze

December 5th, 2014 at 8:14 am

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already made plans to see it, but would love the screening tickets instead!

17 | Cath

December 5th, 2014 at 8:18 am

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Would love to see it! Thanks for the opportunity!

18 | Elaine Jasvins

December 5th, 2014 at 8:15 pm

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My daughter would love to see this.

19 | AnnMarie

December 5th, 2014 at 9:45 pm

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My daughter loves the musical – we would love to see the movie! Thanks for the contest.

20 | Anna

December 6th, 2014 at 9:17 am

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I love the music so I’m really excited to see this on the big screen!

21 | jackie

December 6th, 2014 at 8:05 pm

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Eeeek looks like such a good movie

22 | AJ DeForest

December 6th, 2014 at 8:34 pm

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Would love to take m niece

23 | Amy

December 7th, 2014 at 5:19 pm

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This would be a great way to celebrate my last exam! I’m excited about this one.

24 | Nora

December 7th, 2014 at 10:50 pm

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Thanks for the opportunity. We would love the chance to see the advance screening of this film!

25 | Kimberly S

December 9th, 2014 at 6:09 pm

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My daughter and l can’t wait to see this movie this Christmas! Earlier would be awesome! :)

26 | Sue Jung

December 9th, 2014 at 8:21 pm

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First try for a sneak peak preview… I would love to see another take on Grimm’s tales..
Your site is very informative n easy to navigate even for a low tech person like myself. Thank you.

27 | James Vu

December 10th, 2014 at 6:53 pm

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would love love love to see dis. xoxo <3

28 | Greg

December 12th, 2014 at 3:32 am

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Can’t go wrong with Meryl Streep.

29 | andrea tomkins

December 13th, 2014 at 9:36 am

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We have winners! Joy and Sean, check your email!

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