Stephen Chow fans! The visionary director of Kung Fu Hustle gives us a unique, imaginative take on a classic tale in his latest film Journey to the West, opening Friday in theaters, on demand and iTunes. Based on one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature of the same name, the film is a contemporary remake of the misadventures of a Buddhist monk as he makes a pilgrimage from China to India.
Want to win free tickets? If you're in New York City, I'm giving away some free passes to see the film. To find out how to win, scroll down to the bottom. But first, watch the official trailer:
This movie looks craaaaaaaazy. And I love it.
his is a world plagued by demons, who cause its human inhabitants unspeakable suffering. Young demon hunter Xuan Zang, fearlessly guided by his belief in "giving himself for the greater cause", risks his all and conquers a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong. He embraces them as his disciples, and melts them with love. Meanwhile, Xuan Zang discovers the true meaning of Greater Love himself. In order to atone for their own sins and save the common people, the four of them embark on a journey to the West that's full of challenges...So check it. I'm giving ten free pairs of passes (for you and one guest) to see Journey to the West at Cinema Village in New York City. The passes will be good Monday through Thursday only. Please note that these tickets are not good for opening weekend. Here's how to enter for your chance to win:
Step 1: Follow @angryasianman on Twitter.
Step 2: Tweet this message:
I want to win passes to see #JourneyToTheWest from @angryasianman! http://bit.ly/aam-journeytothewest #nyc
Step 3: I'll randomly pick ten lucky winners who will each receive two passes to see Journey to the West at Cinema Village in New York City.
Please, only one entry per person/Twitter account. Cheaters will be publicly shamed. The giveaway ends on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 11:59am PST. The winner will receive a Direct Message with further information. This giveaway is open to U.S. mailing addresses only. Sorry, rest of the world.
Good luck! For the rest of you, Journey to the West will be available in theaters, on demand and iTunes on March 7 from Magnet Releasing. For more information about the film, visit the official U.S. website.