A Presidential Giveaway! The Biggest Collider Contest Ever!

     November 5, 2008

Written by Steve ‘Frosty’ Weintraub

To help celebrate the ending of a terrible era in America and to welcome in a President that will lead this country in a new and positive direction…I’m posting the biggest giveaway ever on Collider. Due to the great people at many PR firms, I’ve got DVDs, Blu-rays, CD’s and even a video game to giveaway.

And I’m not talking about a DVD or two…I’ve got complete series box sets of things like The Incredible Hulk, The 4400, Fraggle Rock and a lot more! Seriously, this giveaway is nothing short of amazing.

So you’re probably asking how can you win something below? Here’s what you need to do.

Email thecollidermailbox@gmail.com

In the headline say New Presidents Are Awesome

In the body of the email please provide the answers to the 3 questions plus your mailing address. Also, please list what you’d like from this contest in order of preference. If you win…I’ll try and hook you up with what you’ve asked for.

Finally, this contest ends November 23rd at noon Pacific Time and is only open to residents of the United States.

So here are the three questions andfurther down areimages and info on what you can win. Of course this contest wouldn’t be possible without the PR firms and the various studios that make it happen. So a big thanks to them!

Question 1 –What day does our new President get sworn in?

Question 2 – What year did Fraggle Rock first premiere on HBO?

Question 3 –True or False – I Dream of Jeannie was filmed first in black and white and then in color when it originally aired.

And with that….good luck…here’s what you can win! It’s an incredible amount of stuff!


Follow the voyages of the original Starship Enterprise as its five-year mission to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and civilizations and boldly go where no man has gone before concludes with the third and final chapter, STAR TREK The Original Series: Season Three Remastered, arriving as a seven-disc DVD set on November 18th from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Remarkably remastered for the first time, experience the epic series created by Gene Roddenberry as it’s never been seen before, featuring fully restored episodes with brilliant picture quality, unbelievable new CGI special effects and a re-recorded score. The DVD contains all 24 episodes from Season Three as well as two versions of the famous The Cage episode (the original pilot episode plus the extended version), new rare home movies, collectible data cards and special features. Led by the charismatic and celebrated cast of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei and Bill Blackburn, the thrilling and action-packed third season explorations of Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Spock and the rest of the Enterprise crew have never looked and sounded so good.

Fraggle Rock Complete Series Collection – 1 Copy

On behalf of Lionsgate Home Entertainment, we are pleased to announce the Fraggle Rock Complete Series Collection! In celebration of the 25th anniversary, the iconic TV series will be available on DVD November 4, 2008. Available for the first-time ever together in one big DVD set, the complete series collection includes 100 original songs, all 96 episodes, including Season 4 on DVD for the very first time.

This Complete Series Collection features over 47 hours of content on an impressive 20 discs, including over two hours of never-before-seen bonus features and an original Fraggle Rock illustration poster – all presented together in custom premium, collectible 3D rock packaging! The collection also includes never-before released episodes from Season 4. With more than 1.3 million DVD’s sold to date and five international Emmy awards, the Fraggle Rock series is adored by millions of fans worldwide.

From a fun-loving group of furry subterranean creatures came millions of fans, 100 original songs, 96 total episodes, four seasons… and one Fraggle Rock Complete Series Collection! Dance your cares away with the all-new, fully loaded collectible set of the entire award-winning series, including Season 4 available for the first-time ever on DVD! The Complete Series Collection is sure to be a fan favorite with over 47 hours of content on an impressive 20 discs, including over two hours of never-before-seen bonus features and an original Fraggle Rock illustration poster – all presented together in custom premium, collectible rock packaging!

The 4400 The Complete Series – 1 Copy

Over the last century, thousands of people have gone missing. Suddenly and inexplicably, 4400 missing people are returned, all at once, exactly as they were on the day they vanished. Unclear what this world-altering event means, the government investigates the 4400 to piece together where they’ve been and why they’ve been returned. It quickly becomes apparent that their presence will change the human race in ways no one could have foreseen.

I Dream of Jeannie The Complete Series – 1 Copy

Finally, all five seasons in one collectible set! Catch all 139 magical episodes, beginning when Major Tony Nelson discovers a life-changing bottle on a deserted island and ending with a dreamy Jeannie wedding.

The Incredible Hulk The Complete Series – 1 Copy

The Incredible Hulk DVD is a collection of 14 DVDs in a 3 box set. all in 100% in chronological order from the pilot to the finale. This special Incredible Hulk DVD collection also includes custom artwork and episode guides so you can find your favorite episode at anytime!

Beetlejuice 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Blu-ray 3 Copies

Beetlejuice, the colorful, wildly imaginative family adventure from creative genius Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis and Winona Ryder returns from the afterlife on DVD September 16 in a newly remastered 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition on DVD and Blu-ray™ Hi-Def on October 7. Packaged in a new eye-popping lenticular o-sleeve, Beetlejuice 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition will also include three Beetlejuice cartoons from the successful TV series which was produced by Burton and David Geffen and ran for four successful seasons. A visual treat in high definition, the Blu-ray™ Hi-Def version will also include a soundtrack sampler CD and collectible booklet “The Beginner’s Guide to Seeing Ghosts.”

PopStar Guitar – Nintendo Wii 3 Copies
PopStar Guitar is an all-new rhythm-action game for the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 2. The game features popular licensed music, performed by the original artists like Miley Cyrus, Fall Out Boy, Rihanna, Jonas Brothers and many more!

TRANSSIBERIAN Blu-ray 3 Copies

First Look Studios proudly announces the release on DVD and Blu-Ray ofTRANSSIBERIAN,directed by Brad Anderson. Critically acclaimed and deemed “a tantalizing mystery” by theNew York Times, this Hitchcock-inspired thriller follows an American coupletraveling from Beijing to Moscow on the legendary Trans-Siberian Express train. Roy (Woody Harrelson), a naive train enthusiast, and his wife, Jessie (Emily Mortimer), an amateur photographer with a dark past, set out on a journey of a lifetime after completing a mission trip in Beijing. Along the way, the two find themselves sharing a cabin with another couple, Carlos and Abby (Eduardo Noriega and Kate Mara), who are not what they appear. Unwittingly, Roy and Jessie are caught in a web of lies, drugs and murder as they become targets of an investigation by an ex-KGB detective (Ben Kingsley).


Famed Japanese auteur Takashi Miike, best known for cult classicsAudition,Ichi the Killer, andThe City of Lost Souls, redefines the spaghetti Western withSUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO.This stunning cinematic combination of far east techniques meets wild west clichés charmed audiences at film festivals around the world including the Venice International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and New York Asian Film Festival.The film, which is co-written by Masa Nakamura and Takashi Miike, carries Miike’s infamous auteur stylistics of violence, melodrama and the breathtaking visuals that the cinematography evokes.

Two clans, the white and the red, battle for a legendary treasure hidden in a desolate mountain town. One day, a lone gunman, burdened with deep emotional scars but blessed with incredible shooting skills, drifts into town. Two clans try to woo the lone gunman to their side, but he has ulterior motives. Dirty tricks, betrayal, desire and love collide as the situation erupts into a final, explosive showdown.Quentin Tarantino also stars.

The Best of James Bond CD – 3 Copies

The CD and digital album both feature 23 musical standouts from the Bond movie series plus a previously unreleased bonus track, five music videos, a filmed concert performance, and more.

As 007 fans eagerly await the November 14 U.S. opening of MGM’s new James Bond film, ‘QUANTUM OF SOLACE,’ Capitol/EMI announces an expanded CD, CD/DVD and digital release of ‘The Best Of Bond… James Bond’ on October 28. The CD and digital album both feature 23 musical standouts from the Bond franchise’s 46 years plus a previously unreleased bonus track, and the CD/DVD includes five music videos, a filmed concert performance and more.

Just as James Bond has evolved over time, so have the films’ memorable themes. ‘The Best Of Bond… James Bond’ collects an impressive selection of classic and contemporary Bond themes by many of popular music’s top stars, including Paul McCartney and Wings’ “Live & Let Die,” Madonna’s “Die Another Day,” Duran Duran’s chart-topping “A View To A Kill,” Shirley Bassey’s “Goldfinger,” Tina Turner’s “GoldenEye,” kd lang’s “Surrender,” Sheryl Crow’s “Tomorrow Never Dies,” Chris Cornell’s “You Know My Name,” Carly Simon’s “Nobody Does It Better,” and Tom Jones’ “Thunderball,” among many others. John Arnold’s previously unreleased “James Bond Theme” closes the collection.

EON Productions/Danjaq, LLC, is owned by the Broccoli family and has produced twenty two James Bond films since 1962, including ‘QUANTUM OF SOLACE.’ The James Bond films, produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, make up the longest running franchise in film history and include the recent blockbuster films ‘GoldenEye,’ ‘Tomorrow Never Dies,’ ‘The World is Not Enough,’ ‘Die Another Day’ and ‘Casino Royale.’ EON Productions and Danjaq LLC, are affiliate companies and control all worldwide merchandising of the James Bond franchise.

The Sarah Silverman Program Season Two: Volume One – 2 Copies

A completely uncensored two disc-set featuring over one-hour of bonus material including the cast and creators at 2007’s Comic-Con, digital shorts, “Cookie Party,” behind-the-scenes and audio commentary with the creators and the entire cast.

Follow Sarah and the rest of the gang as she becomes romantically involved with God and decides to become “black” for a day to prove it’s harder to be Jewish, deports her cleaning lady, joins a radical anti-abortion group and licks her dog’s anus.

Lil’ Bush: Resident Of The United States Season Two – 2 Copies

A completely uncensored double disc set and features the following bonus materials: “My Lil’ Bush” music video, custom animated shorts and animatics and audio commentary.

Lil’ George and his Lil’ Cronies are back for more cover-ups, conspiracies and hot dogs than ever. Witness the Gang taking on big pharmaceutical companies, joining George Sr. on a camping trip to Baghdad, Lil’ George and Lil’ Vladimir Putin starting a schoolyard rivalry and Lil’ George attempting to smoke Osama out of his hole in Afghanistan.


Capricorn One, the thrilling science-fiction film, makes its way to a special edition DVD release. Featuring an outstanding cast of Academy Award nominees including Elliott Gould (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), Sam Waterston (The Killing Fields), Hal Holbrook (Into the Wild) and Telly Savalas (Birdman of Alcatraz), the film is a classic conspiracy tale about the mysteries surrounding the first manned space mission to Mars. Capricorn One: Special Edition contains all new bonus features including commentary by writer/director Peter Hyams and “Flights of Fancy” featurette.

What if one of the greatest space adventures was really a hoax? When the head of NASA’s manned Mars mission discovers that the capsule meant to carry the astronauts will suffer a catastrophic failure, he forces them to participate in a hoax by broadcasting their “Mission” from a studio built at an abandoned air force base. Over many months, the astronauts are forced to film broadcasts on their progress. All is going well until they learn that the only way for the hoax to be maintained is for them to die upon re-entry. Their only chance for survival is to make a desperate attempt to escape. Throughout this period, an investigative reporter gets wind of the fact that something is amiss and slowly puts together the pieces of the mystery.

When We Left Earth – The Nasa Missions 2 DVDs and 1 Blu-ray Copy

Image Entertainment is proud to present the 4-disc set When We Left Earth – The Nasa Missions on DVD and Blu-ray September 30th. To celebrate 50 years of incredible achievements, the Discovery Channel has partnered with NASA to reveal the epic struggles, tragedies and triumphs in a bold chapter of human history.

Since the dawn of mankind, we have stared up at the lights in the sky and wondered… Now join the heroic men and women who have dared the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken – the quest to reach out beyond Earth and into the great unknown of space! To celebrate 50 years of incredible achievements, the Discovery Channel has partnered with NASA to reveal the epic struggles, tragedies and triumphs in a bold chapter of human history. Along with the candid interviews of the people who made it happen, hundreds of hours of never-before-seen film footage from the NASA archives – including sequences on board the actual spacecraft in flight – have been carefully restored, edited and compiled for this landmark collection.


From one of the producers of Shrek comes Space Chimps, a side-splitting intergalactic CGI animated comedy rocketing onto DVD on November 25th. Space Chimps features an all-star voice cast including Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, and Jeff Daniels.

“Space Chimps” is delightful from beginning to end: A goofy space opera that sends three U.S. chimptronauts rocketing to a galaxy, as they say, far, far away. Although it’s aimed at a younger market and isn’t in the same science-fiction league as “WALL*E,” it’s successful at what it wants to do: Take us to an alien planet and present us with a large assortment of bug-eyed monsters, not to mention a little charmer nicknamed Kilowatt, who lights up when she gets excited, or afraid, or just about anything else. (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times)

Spin City: The Complete First Season – 1 Copy

Spin City is a smart, sophisticated ABC sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall where workaholic Mike Flaherty (Michael J. Fox) is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as the mayor’s key strategist and much-needed handler. This collectible 4-DVD box set is packed with all 24 addictive episodes featuring all-new interviews with Michael J. Fox, the cast, show creators and more.

Step inside the inner sanctum of one of the most sharp-witted and funniest political machines ever. Meet Deputy Mayor Mike Flaherty and the quirky City Hall staff members from Spin City as they expertly spin their gaffe-prone Mayor Randall Winston and the City out of daily near-misses. From dealing with the Mayor’s problematic wife to catching a nudist roaming inside the City Hall to losing a deceased police dog just hours before the wake, this idiosyncratic office family goes the distance in this popular ensemble television comedy.

The critically acclaimed and award-winning television series Spin City draws back the curtain of this dysfunctional City Hall in the biggest city in America and provides a smart and comic take on how much it takes to keep the well-meaning but bumbling Mayor looking good. Season One of Spin City boasts a pedigreed ensemble cast including Michael J. Fox, Carla Gugino (Chicago Hope, Karen Sisco), Barry Bostwick (Law & Order: SVU), Richard Kind (Mad About You, Scrubs), Alan Ruck (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off), Michael Boatman (Law & Order), Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights), and Alexander Chaplin (Scrubs), alongside notable guest stars Stephen Colbert, Jennifer Garner, Woody Harrelson, Marlee Matlin, Gretchen Mol, Amanda Peet, Luke Perry, George Stephanopoulos, Courtney Thorne-Smith, George Wendt, among others.

Supernatural The Complete 3rd Season – 1 Copy on Blu-ray

The yellow-eyed demon is vanquished, but at a terrible price. The battle that brought him down released hundreds of demons from Hell into an unsuspecting world. And it cost Sam his life. But a grief-stricken Dean made a deal with the Crossroad Demon – his soul for Sam’s resurrection. Now Dean has just one year to live. One year to fight the unholy, the twisted, the ghoulish. One year to say farewell to Sam. And one year for Sam to search desperately for some way to save his brother. Mind-bending adventure awaits as the Winchester brothers continue their astonishing odyssey into the supernatural…and their personal odyssey into destiny.

Hellboy II: The Golden Army Collector’s Set – 1 Copy

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