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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Passes to ‘Sicario’ With Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro

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CHICAGO – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 50 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated crime dramaSicario” starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin!

“Sicario,” which opens on Oct. 2, 2015 and is rated “R,” also stars Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Donovan, Victor Garber, Sarah Minnich and Raoul Trujillo from director Denis Villeneuve and writer Taylor Sheridan. Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free passes to “Sicario” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!


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Deadline: Entries can continue being submitted through Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 at 5 p.m. CST. These Hookup winners will be awarded via e-mail that night.
If necessary: To see your entry count on a repeat visit, submit your name and e-mail again.
If you have trouble submitting your entry below, please e-mail Adam Fendelman.

Here is the synopsis for “Sicario”:

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Here are a few facts about Mexico’s drug war:

  1. The United States is the world’s largest consumer of illegal cocaine.
  2. An estimated 84 percent of the cocaine entering the United States passes through Central America and Mexico.
  3. From 2012 to 2013, reported kidnappings and extortions in Mexico rose by 25.7 percent and 29.1 percent, respectively.
  4. According to a survey by Mexico’s statistics agency INEGI, 94 percent of total crimes and 99 percent of kidnappings in Mexico went unreported or uninvestigated in 2013.
  5. The DEA reported a 324 percent increase in heroin seizures at the Mexican border between 2009 and 2013.
  6. As of 2014, the drug war has claimed more than 90,000 Mexican lives since it began in 2006.
  7. Between January 2000 and March 2015, 103 journalists were murdered and 25 disappeared.
  8. The National Human Rights Commission reported in 2014 that 89 percent of crimes against journalists in Mexico go unpunished.
  9. According to a 2010 U.S government report, between $19 to $29 billion enters Mexico from the United States due to U.S. drug sales.
  10. According to a 2011 report, official estimates suggest that drug trafficking activities account for 3 percent to 4 percent of Mexico’s more than $1 trillion GDP.

The movie poster for Sicario starring Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro
The movie poster for “Sicario” starring Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro.
Image credit: Lionsgate

This HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple! Just get interactive in our social media widget above. We will award 50 admit-two movie tickets based on social entry numbers and/or randomly via e-mail for our “Sicario” Hookup. Good luck!


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DISCLAIMER & TERMS OF ENTRY
Your entry in this Hookup warrants your understanding of and agreement with these terms. HollywoodChicago.com winners must arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Showings may be overbooked to ensure a full house, so winners are not guaranteed entry and must arrive early. We recommend arriving at least 60 minutes before the showing’s scheduled start time. Make-goods issued by the studio or its publicists are not guaranteed if you are declined entry for any reason. Per the studio’s discretion, phones and other recording devices may be required to be bagged and tagged for anti-piracy reasons during the screening. HollywoodChicago.com LLC is a promotional partner with the studio and its partners and does not assume any liability for this giveaway. HollywoodChicago.com is not responsible for errors or omissions entered in user submissions. Comments are closed in this Hookup.

HollywoodChicago.com publisher Adam Fendelman

By ADAM FENDELMAN
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HollywoodChicago.com
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© 2015 Adam Fendelman, HollywoodChicago.com LLC

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