Hookup: 30 Admit-Two Passes to Chicago Screening of ‘Blindness’ With Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionE-mail page to friendE-mail page to friendPDF versionPDF version
No votes yet

CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 admit-two passes up for grabs to the Chicago screening of “Blindness,” which stars Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover and Sandra Oh. The film comes from acclaimed “City of God” and “The Constant Gardener” director Fernando Meirelles.

To win your free pass to the advance screening of “Blindness” in Chicago courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, all you need to do is be one of the first 30 people to submit a comment in this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup. That’s it!

The screening will be held on Oct. 2, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.

Blindness features Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover and Sandra Oh from City of God and The Constant Gardener director Fernando Meirelles
“Blindness” features Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover and Sandra Oh from acclaimed “City of God” and “The Constant Gardener” director Fernando Meirelles.
Image credit: 20th Century Fox Brazil

Here is the “Blindness” plot description (source):

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant “white blindness”. Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created “society of the blind” quickly breaks down.

Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak. They horde the meager food rations and committ horrific acts.

There is, however, one eyewitness to the nightmare. A woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague follows her afflicted husband to quarantine.

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 simple question:

If you were to lose one of your senses (sight, taste, touch, hearing or smell), which would it be?

Like all Hookups here, this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film is simple: The first 30 people to comment below win! We will be in touch with the 30 winners to distribute your passes. “Blindness” opens on Oct. 3, 2008.

12:19 a.m. update on Oct. 1, 2008: Due to popular demand, we have received authorization from the film studio to increase this Hookup from 25 admit-two passes to 30 admit-two passes.

HollywoodChicago.com editor-in-chief Adam Fendelman


malonerd's picture


Taste. I need to lose weight.

chicago-irishman's picture


I would prefer to lose the taste sense, that way I could eat al lthe foods that i grew up hating, like Liver and Onions. (yuck). I think all the other senses are very important and I would rather have them all.

mybluebug's picture


uumm, I hope NONE! I really, really want to keep all of them. But thanks for the hook up for the film!

donnasu's picture

just read this book!

For my book club - LOVED the book. And I’d rather lose my hearing - I’m already hard of hearing now.

kam's picture

blindness screening

dw1981's picture


Looking forward to this one!

Ms G.'s picture


Yes I would love to watch the movie Blindness and thank you for asking. Love,

enca's picture


Like most of you guys I would give up taste. Taste is mostly smell anyways!

stevel's picture


Pretty Scarry theme

persian's picture


If I had to loose 1 sense I would have to pick hearing. -Elena

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

User Login

Free Giveaway Mailing


  • South Side

    CHICAGO – One the brightest comedies set in Chicago is “South Side,” created by Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle. The pair moved the show from Comedy Central to HBO Max, and Season Two dropped for streaming on November 11th, 2021, with the same free-wheeling and hilarious misadventures of Simon and Kareme.

  • Colin in Black & White

    CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on November 4th, 2021, reviewing the new miniseries “Colin in Black & White” – regarding the early years of ex-NFL QB Colin Kaepernick – currently streaming on Netflix.


HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter


HollywoodChicago.com Top Ten Discussions