HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 35 Pairs of Chicago Passes to ‘Straw Dogs’ With James Marsden, Kate Bosworth

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CHICAGO – In our latest thriller edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 35 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new film “Straw Dogs” starring James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård and James Woods!

“Straw Dogs” also features Dominic Purcell, Rhys Coiro, Billy Lush, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland, Walton Goggins, Anson Mount, Drew Powell, Kristen Shaw, Megan Adelle and Jessica Cook from writer and director Rod Lurie based on an earlier screenplay by David Zelag Goodman.

The film opens on Sept. 16, 2011. To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Straw Dogs” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This advance screening is on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The movie poster for Straw Dogs with James Marsden, Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgard
The movie poster for “Straw Dogs” with James Marsden, Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgård.
Image credit: Screen Gems

Here is the plot description for “Straw Dogs”:

David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth) – a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife – return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father’s death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts reemerge with the locals including Amy’s ex-boyfriend, Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), which leads to a violent confrontation.

The movie trailer for “Straw Dogs” can be watched now below.

To secure your free tickets now, make sure you’re logged into your HollywoodChicago.com account. If you don’t yet have one, you can quickly register here. Having an account with a valid e-mail address is required. Then, simply add a new comment in the form below. In your comment, include an answer to this question:

How do you feel about digging up past skeletons?

Like all Hookups here, this Hookup is simple: Just submit your comment below and we will award 35 admit-two tickets randomly via e-mail for our “Straw Dogs” Hookup. Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Winners are typically e-mailed our advance-screening passes two days before the screening date. Good luck!

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wongsand's picture

How do you feel about digging up past skeletons? Read more: htt

I wouldn’t do it =) Just causes more trouble than it’s worth!

Kristen_Journalist_Actress's picture

Past Skeletons a Sticky Situation and Must have a Funeral

The situation of past skeletons is a very, shall we say, sticky one. I am a pretty open person however skeletons are dead and they are burried for a reason.

If one takes the initiative to go looking for dirt they are likely to find it and much more, and most of the time that discovered skeleton is detrimental to one’s self. If everyone was so focused on the past we would be subconsciously combating progress.

The sticky component comes in when one has not dealt with there skeletons before they put them six feet under. As I said before skeletons are burried for a reason however one must provide the proper memorial service. Accept the past, say goodriddens, and pay your respects.

If one does not have a propper burial it is likely that one will be forced to exhume that old skeleton. Lets leave the past in the past. But it will be very interesting to see what skeletons are exhumed and how they affect every one in the new film “Straw Dogs.”

david posey's picture

Straw dogs quote

I think its better to leave some things in the past.

bitterbunny's picture


As long as they’re not mine, it’s fine with me! :)

Now if they’re my own skeletons - well I hope I’d have a closet to hide them in. :D

Pens929's picture

Past Skeletons

Past should remain past.

cccpr's picture

The less desirable aspects

The less desirable aspects of a person’s past are called skeletons for a reason: they’re best left buried. There are shockingly few situations that can be aided by digging up the past. Don’t poke the bear, let sleeping dogs lie, and all that.

Anonymous's picture

digging up past skeltons

your past skeletons is your history , better you bring it up as opposed someone else do it .

Annesa L Lacey's picture

How do you feel about digging up past skeletons?

I say whatever it is, confess it then let it go. They truly WILL consume you if you don’t. That’s experience and my 2 cents….

Stay Blessed! :-)

HiBeems's picture

How do you feel about digging up past skeletons?

The past determines how you move forward, I’d come clean.

Rori Holm's picture

I don’t think I would have

I don’t think I would have enough courage to do so, but if it were really necessary I might find it in me…

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