HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 12 Admit-Four Family Packs to ‘ParaNorman’ From ‘Coraline’ Makers

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CHICAGO – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 12 admit-four family packs up for grabs for the advance movie screening of “ParaNorman” from the “Coraline” makers! Each family pack comes with four tickets to the advance screening plus a promotional pack full of fun kid items!

“ParaNorman” stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Goodman, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Tucker Albrizzi, Elaine Stritch, Bernard Hill, Jodelle Ferland, Tempestt Bledsoe, Alex Borstein, Hannah Noyes and Jack Blessing from writer and director Chris Butler and director Sam Fell. The film opens on Aug. 17, 2012.

This advance movie screening is on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. To win your free “ParaNorman” family pack courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, get interactive with our unique Hookup technology directly below. That’s it! The more social actions you complete below, the higher yours odds of winning!

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Here is the synopsis for “ParaNorman”:

From Focus Features and LAIKA – the companies behind the Academy Award-nominated animated feature “Coraline” – comes the comedy/thriller “ParaNorman”. Following “Coraline,” “ParaNorman” is the second stop-motion animated feature to be made at LAIKA in 3D. The film unifies the two stunning art forms to tell an all-new frightfully funny, magically emotional and hilariously spooky story.

“ParaNorman” is set in the town of Blithe Hollow. The town’s locals profit from mining its history as the site – 300 years ago – of a famous witch hunt. An 11-year-old named Norman Babcock (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee of “Let Me In” and “The Road”) spends much of his days appreciating the finer points of scary movies and studying ghost lore.

In fact, Norman is gifted with the ability to see and speak with the dead – including his beloved grandmother (Elaine Stritch). Most days, he prefers their company to that of his flustered father (Jeff Garlin), spacey mother (Leslie Mann) and deeply superficial older sister (Anna Kendrick). At middle school, Norman dodges bullying Alvin (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), confides in the impressionable Neil (Tucker Albrizzi) and tries to tune out his blowhard teacher Mrs. Henscher (Alex Borstein).

Norman is contacted by his odd uncle, Prenderghast (John Goodman), who reveals to him that a centuries-old witch’s curse is real and is about to come true. Only Norman will be able to stop it from going into overdrive and harming the townspeople.

Once a septet of zombies led by The Judge (Bernard Hill) rises from their graves, Norman finds himself caught in a wild race against time alongside Courtney, Alvin, Neil and Neil’s musclebound older brother (Casey Affleck) while Sheriff Hooper (Tempestt Bledsoe) chases them all. Even worse, the town is up in arms and taking up arms.

The ParaNorman movie poster with Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick and Casey Affleck
The “ParaNorman” movie poster with Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick and Casey Affleck.
Image credit: Focus Features

Watch the “ParaNorman” movie trailer now below!

This HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple! Just get interactive in our unique Hookup technology above. We will award 12 admit-four family packs based on social entry numbers and/or randomly for our “ParaNorman” Hookup. The admit-four movie tickets will be awarded via e-mail. The promotional prize packs will be snail mailed to our winning families. Good luck!

Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Since showings are overbooked to ensure a full house, winners are not guaranteed entrance and must arrive early. We recommend arriving 45 minutes before the showing’s scheduled start time. HollywoodChicago.com LLC is a promotional partner with the studio and its partners and doesn’t assume any liability for this giveaway. Note: Comments are closed in this Hookup.

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