This giveaway is now closed. Thanks for stopping by. The winners are Lee S, Ed N, Jackie, Collin, and John U. Congrats.
It’s rare that hubby and I get to sit down and watch a movie together, particularly one that runs for almost 3 hours. I’ve been wanting to see the romantic drama Australia since it was released on DVD/Blu-ray on March 3. The other night we finally sat down to watch it. This inspiring story about overcoming impossible odds captivates the heart and provides an interesting look into the history of a country’s origins. The cinematography is stunning and reawakens my longing to experience Australia’s diverse landscape. I don’t want to give too much away, but here is a little more information u the movie if you’re not familiar with it:
Helmed by Australian native and Academy Award nominee Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, Romeo + Juliet) and starring Oscar winner Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge!, The Hours) and Golden Globe-nominee Hugh Jackman (X-Men trilogy, The Prestige), this grand-scale journey, set against the Australian outback, follows an English aristocrat who travels to the faraway continent where she meets a rough-hewn local and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save a sprawling cattle ranch she inherited from her late husband. Together, they embark upon a journey across hundreds of miles of the world’s most beautiful yet unforgiving terrain, only to face the enemy Japanese forces.
Australia is available now on DVD and Blu-ray. You can purchase a Walmart “Exclusive” edition of the DVD which features special packaging to encompass the glossy Australia picture book inside for $19.96.
Win It! 5 of you will win your very own copy of Australia on DVD. Simply leave me a comment as to why you’d like to see the movie. If you’ve seen it, tell me what you enjoyed most about it. Comments will close on April 21, 2009 at 10 PM PST. One comment per person, please (unless you do the extra credit). US residents only. Duplicates and comments not including the above information will be disqualified. Comments are moderated. If you don’t see your comment in a reasonable amount of time, send me an email. Bloggers and non-bloggers may enter. If you don’t want to leave your email address, please be sure to check back for my announcement on the winner. Please note that winners must respond within 48 hours of being announced/contacted or another winner will be drawn.
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