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UPDATE: You can win signed ‘Warm Bodies’ poster

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UPDATE: Here are the winners of “Warm Bodies” signed posters: Hailey, Dan, Rachel.

Thanks for all the comments and keep watching for more contests.

ORIGINAL POST: I’m still pushing “Warm Bodies” as a great movie to go see tonight as part of your Valentine’s Day plans. To sweeten the pot, I’ve got some posters signed by the cast to give away.

Send me your short review of the movie — whether you saw it last week, will see it tonight or plan to see it next week — and I will put you into a random drawing to win one (1) of three (3) miniature movie posters for the film that’s been signed by the cast. The autographs includes Nicolas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Dave Franco and Analeigh Tipton. I think the other two signatures are writer Isaac Marion and the director Jonathan Levine but I’m not sure.

The movie may not be here for much longer but I still will give you some time. All review comments must be posted by Feb. 22. The winners will be notified and they will be able to pick up their poster at the Fresno Bee during normal working hours.

Here are the official rules:

GIVEAWAY RULES
Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Winners will be picked at random. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, fresnobee.com and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "UPDATE: You can win signed ‘Warm Bodies’ poster"

Brittany Patenaude says:

I loved warm bodies. It had a great cast and great humor. The director did this movie perfectly, I wouldn’t have changed a thing! I loved the skeletons and how scary they were. This film has a love romance and a thriller side to it. Great film!

Hailey Millhollen says:

Warm Bodies is a special kind of movie. Its unique qualities set it apart in its own category that is now being referred to as the zom rom com. Considering the fact that only a few of the characters are actually capable of speech, the chemistry between the actors is remarkable. It proves that you don’t have to be living to love, and that actions speak louder than words. The general intent of the movies seems to be the romance between a zombie and a human in a semi-rotting take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. And yet the movie is a lot lighter than most would think. The sprinkling of witty lines and the sarcastic view of stereotypical zombies and a nice flavor that was missing from other fantasy-meets-human-romance stories such as Twilight. Whether you are a fan of action, romance, or comedy, Warm Bodies is a great choice, because it has all of these elements in a perfect balance and great acting performances from the cast. Don’t miss the chance to see this film, it’s worth the ticket price.

Michael Torres says:

This is actually one of the worst pictures I’ve seen in recent memory, bad enough that I was actually regretting skipping on Movie 43 to see this. Although universally panned at least I could have gawked at Naomi Watts for a good few minutes with the Farrelly Brother’s affair instead of being forced to listen to a zombie’s interior monologue voice-over. 2 big no-nos in the first 10 minutes? Only to be lead into a “It’s Mr. Steal Yo Girl!” romance plot immediately afterwards?

Whatever modern quirky charm people are finding in this movie are time and ticket stubs better spent on a multitude of other releases. Wreck-it-Ralph or the latest Judd Apatow come to mind? Even if you’re love interest is tugging on your sleeve to see it would it not be better to watch something more conventional like Safe Haven because we ALL know you would not be in your seat trying to find good action or drama from this especially during Oscar season, That’s not even high-brow snobbery speaking; without a student’s I.D. or a Rotten Tomatoes account how could I? It is simply important to consider the options available. Unless you’re cool seeing a zombie mumble to his not-really-mildly-threatened girlfriend about how much he likes Bruce Springsteen records in his airplane apartment while eating her ex’s brains then by all means : go wild.

It may seem entirely counterproductive to post such a negative view on a contest for a poster signed by the cast but the fact remains that there are a great deal people in my life who enjoyed it and a unique gift is a hard thing to afford these days. Plus even if it’s not in line with the public’s view : it’s better to be honest.

So here’s my entry!

Dennis Clarke says:

I have not yet seen the movie but plan to this weekend. I like the premise and if the traler is an accurate depiction of the film, it should be a winner. I am waiting to read the novel which I am picking up tomorrow. Fingers crossed for both to hit the mark!

Lita says:

I thought the Warm Bodies movie was great! I really enjoyed with my loved one and I thought the movie was going to be predictable like any other type of zombie movie but I was totally wrong. It’s the type of zombie movie that hasn’t been approached before and I like it very much. I believe everyone should see this movie and I truly recommend to everybody. THUMBS UP to this enjoyable ZOM-ROM-COM movie!!!

Tug says:

Warm Bodies was a pretty cool movie and plus I love Zombie typish movies. But the approach on this one was unique and I really enjoyed it very much. The whole premise of the movie totally reminded me of Romeo and Juliet. I would definitely recommend it to anyone even you don’t like zombie type movies. The skins zombies were scary though and creepy!!

Dan says:

This movie I thought was enjoyable from the very start to finish and it’s an awesome bloody twist on the zombie genre. Such a sweet and adorable movie that can appeal to all young adult to adult ages. Was such a feel good movie and it kept me smiling all the way through. It seems though that the love story was kind of borrowed from Beauty and the Beast. But overall I thought this movie was excellent a must see in my opinion!

Rachel says:

I haven’t seen this movie yet but I plan to sometime this week. I love that it doesn’t seem to be a typical zombie movie, which I think makes it appeal to a greater audience. I’ve been hearing nothing but good things from those who have seen it so I’m excited to form my own opinions.

Gabbie says:

Warm Bodies was a movie that at the same time grosses you out but compells inside you a wondrous feeling of love. The main character R feels dead inside until he meets this girl named Julie on a raid and instantly falls in love. He brings her back to his house, which is a mere airplane, and says shes safe as long as she stays with him. By being with her his dead heart starts beating again and as the movie progresses they fall in love with one another until he becomes completely human again. Their love also makes the other zombies start feeling alive and they side with the humans in a moment where you just can’t help smiling. This movie, although a little weird at times, brings a sensation that one just cannot explain and defines the true meaning of love.

Rod says:

I thought this movie was going to be a typical zombie movie but I was wrong. It was an original and funny movie that I really enjoyed with all of my friends. Something that the movies hasn’t done with the zombie genre and it worked spot on. I give it TWO THUMBS UP!!!

Chad says:

Warm Bodies was such a sweet-natured and endearing zombie romantic comedy with an added flesh eating into it. Such an excellent movie and I thought it was worth my money!!

Terra Martinez says:

I actually thought Warm Bodies was pretty cool. Very cute and funny. I LOVE horror movies and it didn’t bother me at all that it was not scary. It’s nice to see genre-benders! Nicholas Hoult did a great job as R! I really enjoyed everything about the movie. :D

Julie says:

I thought the story line was really quirky and cute. The actors definitely did a great job at being humorous while still keeping that romance element there. I saw it with my sister and we both love the movie. Seeing the character develop as a result of a love encounter is always the type of movie I will be into

Chris says:

All I can say is the movie is great and I enjoyed it very much:) Nicholas Hault and Teresa Palmer did a fantastic job in the film!!!

Tess says:

Warm Bodies is a sharp and original storyline in my opinion that was told in an excellent way. It’s a young adult movie of all ages that will appeal to both zombie and non-zombie fans. Such a heartwarming mix of genres that are put together to form a well told zombie romantic comedy in which is so awesome! A blend of comedy, action, romance, horror, and drama that is all balanced to make this movie fantastic.

Jazmin Morales says:

Warm Bodies is the most intriguing film I have ever seen. The first time I saw the previews for it, I didn’t know if I would be interested. But now Warm Bodies is my favorite movie! I feel that Nicholas Hoult is a very good actor. So is Teresa Palmer! If I had to give this film a rating, I would give it 5 stars! If I could rate it on a scale from 1-10, it would be 10. I love the whole concept of Warm Bodies. A zombie falling in love with a human then eventually transforming back into a human. It sends chills down my spine to even think about it. Warm Bodies is the best film ever!!! <3

Verne says:

This flick was an inventive and witty twist on the concept of lovers in a stylish blend of love story, horror and comedy. I thought it was very engagingly performed by the lead actors Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer. It’s an interesting re-invention of the zombie film and the movie also reflects the whole notion of love being like a contagious disease. This is a cute, very entertaining, funny, grotesque and charming all at once. This is one of the most surprising films of the year so far, and if your not sure about seeing this, don’t be whether your a zombie fan or not. My first inital thought about this movie is that it would be very predictable as a zombie movie would normally be but I was totally wrong. I would definitely go see this again and recommend it to all of my friends who hasn’t seen it yet! From a scale of 1-10 I would give WARM BODIES a flat out 10!!!!! :)

Rachel says:

I saw this movie a few days ago, and at first i thought it would be a typical zombie movie, but i was surprised! It was quite funny and a bit scary, the perfect combo. All of the actors did a great job, especially nicholas hoult as R, which i found was a very hard character to be. Loved the movie, i would give it a 10/10 hands down (:

Donna says:

My daughter and I always see new movies together when she comes back from college. We saw this one a couple of weeks after it came out and very much enjoyed it. We’re both into sci-fi / romantic / comedic movies and this was a great blend of all three.

Linda says:

I thought that the movie was absolutely fabulous and it had the perfect mixture of romance and action. Definitely a must see.

Lyn says:

Will the movie still be out march 2?

Rick Bentley says:

Not sure. Will see theater bookings Wednesday morning.

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