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by Moe - 7 Comment(s)

I have quite a number of free double advanced screening tickets coming your way shortly for the movie "Ruby Sparks". This is by the same guys that brought you Little Miss Sunshine and the recent Safety Not Guaranteed.

To claim these tickets you must have a GoFoBo account set up. HERE'S HOW.

This part is important and you must judge your own comfort level. If you want to take advantage of this and other offers you will be redirected to an external site at and it is through them that you request your tickets. This will require that you set up a gofobo account and password and if you are okay with this, I would do so ahead of time. The register icon is small - it is up on the top right of the page along with login/ f/Connect/register. Click on register and set yourself up. They will send you a confirmation in the email you provide and then you can set your password up. Done- you are registered. Then when you read here on the Movie Maniac blog that passes are available you just go to gofobo, log on to your own account and enter the very specific RSVP code which I will provide for each movie.Then the tickets will be sent to your own computer for printing off.

We will have a designated number of double passes for advanced screenings held specifically for our readers. You don't need to worry about trying to find the right movie/page on gofobo- once you enter the rsvp code that I provide it will take you right to that movie. You will see our Movie Maniac name and Logo once you use the code. Don't worry that the image on GoFoBo looks different than this one below. You still put the rsvp code in the same place.

As with other advanced screening passes, you are not guaranteed admission UNTIL you redeem the pass at the box office for an actual theatre ticket.

Safety Not Guaranteed

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Just in – the opportunity to get double advanced screening passes to Safety Not Guaranteed !

Safety Not Guaranteed is from the same people that gave us Little Miss Sunshine:

When an unusual classified ad inspires three cynical Seattle magazine employees to look for the story behind it, they discover a mysterious eccentric named Kenneth, a likable but paranoid supermarket clerk, who believes he’s solved the riddle of time travel and intends to depart again soon. Together, they embark on a hilarious, smart, and unexpectedly heartfelt journey that reveals how far believing can take you.

Just follow this link to an external site for your free tickets and enjoy!


Free Advanced Screening Passes

by Moe - 3 Comment(s)



Follow this link to an external site for free double passes to see an advanced screening of this French (with English subtitles) movie. This film was nominated for a total of nine 2012 Cesar Awards, France's equivalent to the Oscars and won the Grand Prize at the 2011 Tokyo International Film Festival. The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe.

Everything you need to get yourself a double pass is at this link---you do NOT need to go to your GoFoBo account for these passes. Your tickets will be sent to the email address you provide, where you can print them off from home. Enjoy and thanks to our friends at interactPR.

The Password/Pin Code is: INTOUCHABLESCJ11

Great Redemption Rate

by Moe - 0 Comment(s)

Back in May we told you that MM had formed another partnership with a PR company which would send advanced screening tickets our way. Our first movie was the very enjoyable Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. We offered a lot of tickets through our site, and I'm happy to say that they were all taken. More importantly, they had an 85% redemption rate, which is very high. So as a result we will definitely be getting more tickets sent our way- we have shown them MM can put 'bums in seats', which is what the PR company is looking for.

So remember to check back regularly – promos often come up without too much advance notice – which is rather ironic for an advanced screening...

If you don't see us on the CPL homepage (which only shows the most current 7 posts) just click on the blue Latest Blog Posts on the top or the blue see all blogs at the bottom and find us this way. This applies to any and all other blogs – as bloggers add new posts the older posts journey down the list until they get bumped off.

There is always something worth reading in all the many blogs, even if we aren't on the front page.

Free Advanced Screening Passes

by Moe - 3 Comment(s)

As promised on Tuesday, here is your chance to get a double pass to an advanced screening of this new release.

Hopefully you planned ahead and created your account at You will need to have one in place to access tickets. If you haven't yet, read the previous post to find out how.

-I did find gofobo a little tricky to register with and retrieve the tickets when I tested it, so here are some pointers:

-'Register' is a small icon on the upper right of their home page above the search bar

-Provide them with a valid email, go to your email and retrieve the temp password, log on again and reset your password

-When you are ready to get tickets from Movie Maniacs, have your gofobo account open and ready, and then enter the RSVP code I provide.

-Make sure you have the correct code because you are only allowed 3 attempts before you are locked out till the next day -best thing is just copy and paste the rsvp code right from here into gofobo

-Your tickets are sent to the email you provided as an attachment. It you have trouble with the attachment (I did) go back into myfobo and request that they be resent- it worked the second time for me

If you have an account the passes are now available--- the rsvp code for a double pass to Marigold Hotel is :


If you have done everything correctly, below is what you will end up with- with your name on the printable ticket. One last thing- each ticket will have a unique barcode on it and may only be used once. Printing it twice will not get four of you in! If you request a pass and are unable to attend, please release your ticket in the MYFOBO area and someone else can use it. Or pass it on to a friend- they don't check ID, so the different name is not a problem- they just want bums in seats.

If you see the movie drop me a line through comments and tell me how it was.

Free Double Passes to an advanced screening

by Moe - 0 Comment(s)

Alliance Films is hosting an advanced Calgary screening of Lasse Hallstrom’s SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN and they have given Movie Maniac fans the opportunity to win free double passes.

To enter, follow this link to an external site - and follow the instructions . The studio is utilizing PIN codes again---the pin code to enter is: cplmovieyemen. It’s very simple and the new survey questions are optional (only gender and age are required.)

You can then print off your passes from your own computer- remember to get there early as the pass does not guarantee a seat UNTIL it has been exchanged at the box office for an actual ticket.

Enjoy the show.

Free Advanced Screening Passes

by Moe - 0 Comment(s)



Alliance Atlantis and InteractPR are offering MM followers the chance to see an advanced screening of THE IRON LADY starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. The screening is Wed the 11th at 7:00 at the Globe Theatre.

The studio is utilizing PIN codes again. It's very simple and the new survey questions are optional other than for gender and age range. Follow the link below to an external site, enter the PIN code --- THATCHERISM3 ----, enter a name, email and accept the terms. You will then get to another page, where you can print off your free double pass. Plan on getting there no later than 6:10 as the pass does not guarantee admission until it has been exchanged at the theatre for a ticket. Enjoy.


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UPDATE WED 7th!! All the passes are now gone for this one but remember to check back---we regularly run contests for free movie passes and other great swag. Hope you were one of the lucky recipients.

Sorry about the short notice on this one guys, but I just got the link from my contact. But it's still free tickets!

Please visit and enter the password YYCISAWARRIOR to get 1 of 75 passes to see this movie-TOMORROW, the 7th.

Free Movie Passes

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ONE DAY starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess is opening on August 19th. Movie Maniacs and Alliance has an opportunity for you to win double passes to attend an advanced screening on August 18th. We are using e-tickets again and it couldn't be easier.

The first 100 people to visit and enter ONEDAYCAL5 as your PIN code will each be able to print off an admit-2 pass to the Aug 18 screening at Scotiabank Chinook.

By Moe

Contest-Captain America:The First Avenger

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Wednesday, July 20th at 7pm at Chinook.

Once again Movie Maniacs is teaming up with Paramount Pictures to give some lucky readers the chance for a double pass to an advanced screening. On offer is another highly anticipated summer release based on a Marvel Comic hero---Captain America: The First Avenger. This one stars Chris Evans from The Fantastic Four, Hugo Weaving from LOTR trilogy, and the multi talented Stanley Tucci and Tommy Lee Jones. They've lined up a solid cast, and director Joe Johnston has a good track record, including Jumanji, Jurassic Park 3, and October Sky- all of which are previous recommendations under Guaranteed Embarrassment Free posts.

You know the drill-send in your name and phone number (won't be posted) and we may pick you to go see Captain America: The First Avenger (opens in theatres July 22).

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