8/2/11

The Help Trailer and Prize Pack Giveaway #thehelpmovie


Have you heard all the buzz about the upcoming movie from Dreamworks Pictures The Help? It's coming to theaters on August 10th! I'm excited about this movie since I have heard so many good things about the book. (I hope to read it too once I have some free time)

For those of you who are going to read the book or already have and want something to discuss in your Book Club, here is a free Book Club Kit which includes some great recipes!

You can also follow the movie on their Facebook fan page



Synopsis:

Based on one of the most talked about books in years and a #1 New York Times best-selling phenomenon, “The Help” stars Emma Stone (“Easy A”) as Skeeter, Academy Award®–nominated Viola Davis (“Doubt”) as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny—three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed—even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

Deeply moving, filled with poignancy, humor and hope, “The Help” is a timeless and universal story about the ability to create change.

Based on one of the most talked about books in years and a #1 New York Times best-selling phenomenon, “The Help” is a provocative and inspiring look at what happens when a southern town’s unspoken code of rules and behavior is shattered by three courageous women who strike up an unlikely friendship.

Trailer:




Giveaway:

In anticipation of the film, I have one prize pack for one of my readers
 including:

- THE HELP t-shirt in adult female sizes of S, M, L, XL
- THE HELP pocket jotter and pen
- THE HELP fan
- THE HELP nail file/mirror




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Watch the trailer above and leave a comment telling me what interests you about the movie.






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#Win a @dw_studios Prize Pack from movie The Help incl a T Shirt @atticgirl76 Ends 8/16 http://bit.ly/pYz7iO #giveaway #TheHelpMovie









This giveaway ends: Tuesday Aug 16th at 12:00 Midnight EST and is open to US and Canadian residents 18 and older only. Winner will be chosen randomly, emailed, and will have 48 hours to respond or another will be drawn. This prize will be directly shipped from the sponsor.


Disclaimer: I did not receive any compensation or product for this post.  The sponsor/PR company is responsible for shipping this prize to the giveaway winner; I will not be held liable for any lost or not received products.



13 comments:

boyzrule said...

it looks like a funny movie with a good message of acceptance

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damiesmom said...

oh this movie looks like its going to be hilarious!
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Heather! said...

I think it looks like a great film about women and friendship. Call me sappy, but I love that kind of film! :)

Thanks...great giveaway!
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Heather! said...

I follow via GFC!
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Raven In A Blue Room said...

I like the settings of the movie in the sixties in a time of dramatic change

Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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Raven In A Blue Room said...

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Raven In A Blue Room said...

following you on twitter @left_the_stars
I tweeted your giveaway

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1955nurse said...

I can't wait to see this! I think it will be interesting to see the reactions of the White women who just sort-of took their Black "Help" for granted!!!((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) TY!

1955nurse said...

I'm a new follower via GFC ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) Thanks for the chance....

Amy W. said...

This movie looks so funny and I love movies about women helping women to be more than they thought they could be. I can't wait to see it, but I know I should read the book first. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net

Amy W. said...

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