"We go by many names, and take many forms. We bring wonder and hope, we bring joy and dreams. We are the Sandman and the Tooth Fairy, we are the Easter Bunny, and Santa. And our powers are greater than you ever imagine..."
That's how "North" -- a.ka. the big guy himself, Santa Claus -- explains the duties of the titular characters in DreamWorks Animation's "Rise of the Guardians," due out in U.S. theaters Nov. 21.
You and your family can be among the first in Arizona to see this full-length animated feature, with a family four-pack of free VIP tickets to the Arizona premiere screening on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m. at the AMC Theatres at Desert Ridge (Loop 101 and Tatum Blvd.).
All you have to do to enter: (1) Like the Facebook page for the East Valley Tribune's "Get Out" entertainment and things-to-do section (your home for the what, when and where of what's happening in the East Valley and beyond). It's at facebook.com/getoutaz. Then, (2) in the comments tell us your favorite holiday-themed movie of ALL TIME, and why it's the best!
That’s it! Anyone who completes those simple tasks will be entered in our drawing to win two tickets to see the film, courtesy of Allied Integrated Marketing and the East Valley Tribune!
From DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures, "Rise of the Guardians" includes star voices like Chris Pine (as Jack Frost), Alex Baldwin (as North), Hugh Jackman (as E. Aster Bunnymund, or the Easter Bunny), as well as Isla Fisher and Jude Law. From the Internet Movie Database (IMDB.com), "When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world."
Winners will be notified via Facebook after names are drawn Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. and must arrive at the AMC Desert Ridge 18 theater complex, located in North Phoenix at Loop 101 and Tatum Blvd.) with photo ID no later than 9:20 a.m. (screening starts at 10 a.m.). Because of the interest to gain admission to the premiere, any VIP guests with reserved seats who don't arrive 40 minutes prior to showtime are subject to lose their seats.