Category Archives: Contest

CONTEST: FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE (CO-PRESENTATION)

The Beguiling is proud to co-present FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE, a new documentary about the first African American hired at Disney in 1956 screening at Hot Docs Bloor Cinema on Sunday, February 19th. It looks like a good one, so if you want to guarantee your ticket to the special presentation with the director and a Skype Q&A with Floyd Norman himself, go grab one now. We’ll also be running a contest this week for tickets! Stay tuned.

Doc Soup Sundays: FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE

Pick an influential era of American animation within the last 60 years, and there is a good chance Floyd Norman was there. In 1956, he was the first African American hired at Disney, starting a career that also took him to Hanna-Barbera and Pixar. He was forcibly retired at 65, but his creativity is matched only by his tenacity, so he continues to work out of a vacant cubicle at Disney publishing. “I miss being around the action,” says Norman. “I found an empty office and I moved in. I was probably in violation of some rule or law or whatever, but there I was.” Whether facing racism or ageism, this self-avowed troublemaker never backs down.

Filmmaker Michael Fiore will be in attendance for a Skype Q&A with Floyd Norman.
SUN, FEB 19, 11:00 AM
Details: http://ow.ly/tSS03085Xl6

WIN 1 of 8 DOUBLE-PASSES TO THE EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE!

To enter to win one of 8 double passes for the advance screening of FLOYD NORMAN: AN ANIMATED LIFE on February 19th, all you all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “ANIMATED LIFE” in the subject line, to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Monday, February 13th, 2017, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “ANIMATED LIFE” and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Monday, February 13th, 2017, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants! And yes, you can absolutely enter this contest AND any other contest we have going on at the same time. 

CONTEST: Win Passes to an advance screening of FIST FIGHT

We’ve got another interesting film contest for ya! This time, it’s for an advance screening of FIST FIGHT, a new comedy starring Charlie Day and Ice Cube.

“On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things go from bad to worse when he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland (Ice Cube), who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throw down after school. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and may end up becoming the very thing this school, and Campbell, needed.”

The film opens in theatres on February 17th, but if you wanna see it early here’s your chance:

WIN 1 of 3 DOUBLE-PASSES TO AN ADVANCE SCREENING OF FIST FIGHT!

To enter to win one of 3 double passes for an advance screening of FIST FIGHT, starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day on February 15th, all you all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “FIST FIGHT” in the subject line, to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Monday, February 13th, 2017, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “FIST FIGHT” and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Monday, February 13th, 2017, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants! And yes, you can absolutely enter this contest AND any other contest we have going on at the same time. 

CONTEST: THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE – WIN ADVANCE SCREENING PASSES

The Beguiling is back in black and yellow and offering 2 advance screening passes to see THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE on February 8th, 2017–2 days before it opens to the public on February 10th!

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Featuring Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, and Ralph Fiennes.

WIN 1 of 2 DOUBLE-PASSES TO A SPECIAL FEBRUARY 8TH ADVANCE SCREENING OF THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE!

To enter to win one of 2 double passes for the advance screening of THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE February 8th, all you all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “BACK IN BLACK AND YELLOW” in the subject line, to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “BACK IN BLACK AND YELLOW” and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants! And yes, you can absolutely enter this contest AND any other contest we have going on at the same time. 

CONTEST: Win Tickets to see EMPIRE OF CORPSES on Hallowe’en!

Beguiling Anime @ The Revue Presents:
THE EMPIRE OF CORPES (Canadian Premiere)
Presented in English
Monday, October 31st, @ 7pm (Doors at 6pm)
Tickets: empireofcorpsesrevue.eventbrite.ca

The Beguiling Anime @ The Revue returns for October with a special Hallowe’en treat: The Canadian theatre debut of Project Itoh: The Empire of Corpses!

Adapted from the Sci-Fi Steampunk Adventure Zombie novel, The Empire of Corpses is a perfectly spooky entry to start your Hallowe’en off right! Come by when the doors open at 6pm to see an array of horror graphic novels and manga from sponsors The Beguiling and Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop. As always they’ll be a raffle for all attendees for some goodies.

And bonus: immediately following this screening, The Revue presents a free screening of White Zombie (1932), starring Bela Lugosi!

BUT MAYBE YOU’D LIKE TO TRY TO WIN TICKETS…?

To enter to win one of 3 pairs of tickets to the Monday, October 31st screening of EMPIRE OF CORPSES at The Revue Cinema, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “PROJECT ITOH” in the subject line, to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Monday, October 24th, 2016, at11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “PROJECT ITOH” and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Monday, October 24th, 2016, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants! And yes, you can absolutely enter this contest AND the Miss Hokusai contest, and winning either doesn’t prohibit you from winning the other. 

CONTEST: Win tickets to see ‘LIFE, ANIMATED’ at Hot Docs July 22nd

This looks like a hell of a tear-jerker, huh? Really lovely animation though, and we’ve got 8 (eight!) pairs of tickets for the Friday, July 22nd, 6:30pm screening of this film to give away, as co-presenters with Hot Docs!

WIN TICKETS TO SEE LIFE, ANIMATED JULY 22ND @ HOT DOCS

To enter to win one of 8 pairs of tickets to the July 22nd, 6:30pm screening of LIFE, ANIMATED, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “JAFAR” in the subject line, to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Tuesday, July 19th, 2016, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners early that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “JAFAR” and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Tuesday, July 19th, 2016, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants!

CONTEST: Win A Festival Pass or Screening TIX for The Toronto Japanese Film Festival

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival
June 9th-23rd, 2016
@ The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court
PARASYTE Screening June 18th, 7pm
PARASYTE 2 Screening June 21st, 7pm

More info at: http://jccc.on.ca/tjff/

Now in its fifth year, the Toronto Japanese Film Festival showcases the finest Japanese films that have been recognized for excellence by Japanese audiences and critics, international film festival audiences and the Japanese Film Academy. Held annually at The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, the Festival will screen two dozen films this June.

The Beguiling will be presenting the screening of PARASYTE, based on the manga by Hitoshi Iwaaki and currently published by Kodansha Comics. That screening takes place on Saturday, June 18th, 2016, at 7pm @ The Japanese Canadian Cultural Center.

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival has provided a bunch of great tickets to give away to the festival!

  • One (1) person will win a DELUXE FESTIVAL PASS, good for 10 film screenings for the run of the festival!
  • Three (3) people will win a pair of tickets for Parasyte on Saturday, June 18, and Parasyte 2, on Thursday July 21st, based on the manga!

Here’s how to win:

HOW TO WIN EITHER A FESTIVAL PASS, or 1 OF 3 PAIRS OF TICKETS TO SEE PARASYTE & PARASYTE 2

To enter to win the festival pass or one of 3 pairs of tickets to see the exclusive screenings of PARASYTE on Saturday June 18th and PARASYTE 2 onThursday July 21st, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “IWAAKI” to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Thursday, June 16th, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners early that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “IWAAKI” and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Thursday, June 16th, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants!

CONTEST: WIN TICKETS TO SEE THE TORONTO PREMIER OF LEWIS KLAHR’S “SIXTY SIX”

SIXTY SIX
A film by Lewis Klahr
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016. Doors @ 6:30, Screening @ 7PM
@ Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue 
Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door

Presented by Cinema Scope Magazine, the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, and The Beguiling Books & Art

In the feature-length collage film Sixty Six, Lewis Klahr pastes together an oblique and ominous narrative from scraps of 1960s printed ephemera (comic books, glossy magazines, advertisements), classical music, and Greek mythology. More than a decade in the making, Klahr’s densely constructed magnum opus is “one of the finest cinematic achievements of the year” (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times),” and is the cover feature of the latest issue of Cinema Scope (the aptly numbered #66).

Named one of the top five experimental filmmakers of the 2000s by Film Comment, Lewis Klahr is a Los Angeles-based artist and Guggenheim Fellow who has been hand-making films since 1977. Specializing in collage, he has exhibited internationally, including at the Whitney Biennial, and his work has been purchased by New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where Sixty Six debuted in December.

HOW TO WIN 1 OF 3 PAIRS OF TICKETS TO SEE SIXTY-SIX

To enter to win one of 3 pairs of tickets to see the exclusive screening of SIXTY SIX on Tuesday, May 24th, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “SIXTYSIX” to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Monday, May 23rd, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners early that day.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “SIXTYSIX”, and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Monday, May 23rd, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants!

– Chris @ The Beguiling

CONTEST: WIN PASSES TO TARANTINO’S HATEFUL EIGHT 70MM ROADSHOW EDITION

image001Our friends over at E1 have provided us with three single passes to a special sneak-preview screening of Quentin Tarantino’s new film HATEFUL EIGHT. Not only is it more than two weeks before the film opens in January, BUT it’s the special Roadshow Edition, being screened in 70MM! The screening is Monday, December 21st, downtown Toronto, and if you want to win a ticket, read on…

HOW TO WIN ONE OF THREE SINGLE PASSES FOR THE HATEFUL EIGHT

To enter to win one of 3 single tickets to see the exclusive, Monday December 21st screening of THE HATEFUL EIGHT 70MM ROADSHOW EDITION, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “EIGHTISENOUGH” to  beguilingcontests@gmail.com before Monday, December 21st, at 8am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners early that day, and send you digital tickets directly.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “EIGHTISENOUGH”, and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Monday, December 21st, at 8am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

Good luck to all entrants!

– Chris @ The Beguiling

 

CONTEST: WIN TICKETS TO SEE “THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART” AT CINEPLEX

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The good folks at Cineplex and Eleven Arts have hooked us up with passes to see their newest release, THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, on Friday, November 6th, at 7:00pm. This very special screening is one night only, and is sure to sell out! Getting some guaranteed tickets might be very nice indeed.

naruse_standABOUT THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART

Jun Naruse is a girl who carries the guilt of breaking up her family with the words she carelessly uttered when she was young… Suddenly, a mysterious “Egg Fairy” appears in front of Jun and casts a curse on her so that she can never hurt anybody with her words. Jun’s ability to speak is sealed away: every time she tries, she feels a pain in her stomach. Traumatized by this experience, Jun hides her feelings deep inside of her heart, turning to e-mail as her sole means of communication.

Jun is now a second year high school student, and her teachers have appointed her and three other students to the Regional Friendship Exchange Executive Committee. Can Jun finally make a connection with three other people who may turn out to be just as emotionally traumatized as she is?

HOW TO WIN ONE OF THREE PAIRS OF TICKETS TO SEE THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART

To enter to win one of 3 pairs of tickets to see the exclusive, Friday November 6th screening of THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “THEANTHEM” to beguilingcontests@gmail.com  before Wednesday, November 4th, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners sometime on that day, and you’ll be able to swing by The Beguiling to pick up your tickets.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “THEANTHEM”, and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

For more on Cineplex’s screenings of THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, visit http://cineplex.com/Movie/the-anthem-of-the-heart.

Good luck to all entrants!

– Chris @ The Beguiling

CONTEST: WIN TICKETS TO SEE “THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART” AT CINEPLEX

theanthemoftheheart_poster_english_final

The good folks at Cineplex and Eleven Arts have hooked us up with passes to see their newest release, THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, on Friday, November 6th, at 7:00pm. This very special screening is one night only, and is sure to sell out! Getting some guaranteed tickets might be very nice indeed.

naruse_standABOUT THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART

Jun Naruse is a girl who carries the guilt of breaking up her family with the words she carelessly uttered when she was young… Suddenly, a mysterious “Egg Fairy” appears in front of Jun and casts a curse on her so that she can never hurt anybody with her words. Jun’s ability to speak is sealed away: every time she tries, she feels a pain in her stomach. Traumatized by this experience, Jun hides her feelings deep inside of her heart, turning to e-mail as her sole means of communication.

Jun is now a second year high school student, and her teachers have appointed her and three other students to the Regional Friendship Exchange Executive Committee. Can Jun finally make a connection with three other people who may turn out to be just as emotionally traumatized as she is?

HOW TO WIN ONE OF THREE PAIRS OF TICKETS TO SEE THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART

To enter to win one of 3 pairs of tickets to see the exclusive, Friday November 6th screening of THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, all you have to do is make sure you’re subscribed to The Beguiling mailing list (sign-up is in the upper-left corner of beguilingbooksandart.com), and send an email with your name, phone number, and “THEANTHEM” to beguilingcontests@gmail.com  before Wednesday, November 4th, at 11am. We’ll draw and e-mail the winners sometime on that day, and you’ll be able to swing by The Beguiling to pick up your tickets.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

  1. Subject line MUST contain entrant’s name, phone number, and “THEANTHEM”, and must be sent to beguilingcontests@gmail.com.
  2. Entries must be made from an e-mail address subscribed to The Beguiling’s mailing list. Signup on the front page of http://www.beguilingbooksandart.com. (Seriously, we check and we disqualify people not subscribed to the mailing list.)
  3. Entries must be received before Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, at 11am.
  4. Employees and family members of The Beguiling are not eligible to win.
  5. One entry per person/phone number.
  6. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited, no cash value, odds of winning depend on total number of entries received, etc.

For more on Cineplex’s screenings of THE ANTHEM OF THE HEART, visit http://cineplex.com/Movie/the-anthem-of-the-heart.

Good luck to all entrants!

– Chris @ The Beguiling