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oscars giveaway! “the theory of everything” on blu-ray and dvd

The Theory of Everything

I loved pretty much everything about The Theory of Everything.

The movie, which is nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress, tells the amazing story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. Diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease and given a death sentence while pursuing his PhD in physics at Cambridge at age 21, Hawking went on to change the way we see the world — thanks not just to his brilliant mind but to his wife, Jane.

The Theory of Everything Blu-rayI wrote about the movie back in November in honor of National Family Caregivers’ Month because Jane Hawking played such an instrumental role in her husband’s success. In fact, it is unlikely he would still be alive today, never mind made the scientific contributions for which he’s credited, without her unwavering support and sacrifice.

In many ways, The Theory of Everything is more Jane’s story than Stephen’s. It’s based on her own memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen, and it’s a love story, a biography and a powerful testament to the human spirit.

The Theory of Everything was just released on Blu-ray and DVD, and I’m so happy to have four copies to give away.

To enter, simply leave a comment below. For a second chance, Tweet this:

Contest ends on February 25 at midnight Pacific time. Winners will be notified by return email. Prizes can only be sent to U.S. mailing addresses.

My money’s on Eddie Redmayne to win Best Actor on Sunday night. How about yours?


  1. This is such a great giveaway. I’ve read some great reviews about this film.

  2. I’ve been wanting to see this movie!

  3. This looks like a great film, and I’d love to win! Thank you for the chance! 🙂

  4. I’ve never heard of this movie before until recently. I think this would be a good one. I’ll have to take a look and watch it sometime soon.

  5. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    This movie is on our Netflix queue. It sounds like a good one.

  6. I loved this film and made my very smart grad student-in-science nephew give me a tutorial on Hawking’s work afterwards.

  7. Ohhhhh… I have been wanting to see this…. You have 4 copies!! Well wow!! My Granddaughter seen it and loved it.

  8. This sounds like a great movie. I’ve always found Stephen Hawking to be so interesting. I’d love to see a movie about his life.

  9. looks like an amazing movie and thank you so much for the awesome giveaway, I hope win ^_^

  10. I think this is a great movie that my science nerd husband would actually like to watch with me! 🙂

  11. i’m so disappointed I won’t see this before Sunday evening. Bad year for me and getting to Oscar nom flicks. I can’t wait to see it, though. I’ve only heard good things.

  12. It was amazing to watch the actor transform into Hawkings.

  13. Rebecca Parsons says:

    This is a movie that is near and dear to my heart. My family has a genetic Disease called Huntington’s Disease and a lot of times someone ends up being a caregiver in the family for someone with it and at the same time could be at risk to develop it themselves. I really want to see this.

  14. Rebecca Parsons says:
  15. I thought that this was such a beautiful film with one of the most believable acting performances that I have ever seen! Eddie Redmayne did so great! Such a great movie! Thank you! 🙂

  16. I would love to see it….haven’t gotten there yet, but it is on my list!

  17. I’d love to see this film!

  18. This movie looks great. I’ve heard from a lot of people about this they just rave about this movie. We need to see it!

  19. Is it time to roll out the red carpet again! Wow! The year just flies by so fast. I like the host they have this year, it should be good entertainment.

  20. Great giveaway! I haven’t gotten a chance to see this one. I can’t wait!

  21. I have not had a chance to see this yet but everyone says it’s fantastic. Looking forward to watching it.

  22. I am usually so far behind when it comes to watching the movies for the Oscars and this time I am right there only seeing 1 or 2 I think

  23. I can’t wait to see this – the Hub and i just love Hawking. Amazing man…amazing couple, really.

  24. This looks like a great giveaway. I haven’t heard about this movie but it looks intriguing.

  25. You’ve made me want to see this film!

  26. I haven’t see the movie but the reviews I have seen are fantastic. I am excited about the oscars!

  27. I’m yet to watch it 🙁 I heard its a really great movie and it got a lot of Awards

  28. I haven’t seen this movie yet, but I’ve been meaning to. I think Eddie Redmayne is such a great actor.

  29. This looks like a great movie. I want to see this movie!

  30. I’ve been dying to see this but have had so little time for movies of late (and chose American Sniper last time I had a chance). So winning this would make me super happy. 😀

  31. What a fantastic giveaway, is it bad to admit I haven’t seen The Theory of Everything yet – something I need to rectify.

  32. I think he may win too! A great movie.

  33. What a nice giveaway, I have yet to see this movie but it sure does sound super nice!

  34. I haven’t seen this movie but will definitely rent it so I can watch the movie since you gave it high marks.

  35. Debbie Denny says:

    This is such a great movie. Hope he does get it.

  36. Not a film that I had any plans to see, but I just may get it and take a watch

  37. I have not heard of this movie yet. Sounds really good and it airs on my wedding anniversary!

  38. My husband wants to see this movie. We’ve heard so many great things about it!

  39. I have so much wanted to see this film. They say Redmane will win an Oscar for this performance.

  40. I’ve been waiting to watch this one that I forgot to actually watch it! Love this giveaway!

  41. This is one of the few Oscar-nominated movies I actually saw in a theater. I don’t think it will win the big prize, but I think Eddie will definitely take home the Oscar for Best Actor!

  42. Kimberly Conover says:

    I want to see this movie. Stephen is so inspirational in his fight!

  43. I’m so out of the loop and haven’t even heard of this one. Sounds good though!

  44. I really want to see this movie, I have heard so much about it.

  45. I haven’t even heard of this movie! What does that show? I need to get out more and watch less kid movies!

  46. I’ve been waiting to see this! Thanks for the giveaway – if I don’t win I’ll definitely be picking it up somewhere.

  47. I have heard a lot about this movie but could not see it when it was in theaters. This is a great giveaway.

  48. Eddie is a wonderful actor. I hope he wins!

  49. Thank you for the chance to win. This is an awesome giveaway

  50. I would love to see this movie.

  51. tweeted as @sweetums82

  52. I have not seen this movie. You certainly made it sound interesting. Now I am curious to see how it does at the awards shows.

  53. This sounds like a great flick. I need to watch the movies that are up for Oscars. I have not seen any.

  54. I have seen a lot of great reviews for this movie. I want to see it!

  55. This is on the top of of my must see movies! Can’t wait for your Oscar’s posts!’

  56. I would love to watch this Movie. It is really great to know that it has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, which gives a clear idea of how interesting the movie could be. The contest is good as well & will give a try.

  57. I really enjoyed this movie and Eddie kills it! Thanks for the chance… oh I tweeted too

  58. Absolutely fabulous movie. I feel it should win Sunday night.

  59. As the years go by I don’t watch the Oscars or pay much attention like I used to. Which is rather sad considering one of my freelance gigs is entertainment writing. I just go with the flow. I haven’t seen this moving but I have heard it is really good.

  60. I’m looking forward to seeing this movie!

  61. I have heard so much about this movie. I’d love to see it!

  62. I have not seen any of the movies that are nominated for an Oscar but this one I would like to see. I can not wait to see if it wins any awards tonight!

  63. Tiffanie ford says:

    Really want to see this

  64. I would absolutely love to see this movie.

  65. I have watched a PBS show about Hawkings and would love to read the book his wife wrote. Always up for a good memoir. Xo

  66. This looks like such a good movie. I can not wait to pick this up for me and my husband for a date night.

  67. Marlene Morrow says:

    What an inspiration. Can’t wait to see the film

  68. I enjoyed the work of Eddie Redmayne.

  69. I would love to see this movie. It looks terrific from every aspect.

  70. Because of the subject matter I’d rather see this incredible movie at home. I’m glad you reviewed it because I look to you for my movie reviews!!!! Thanks for offering this giveaway, Lois. xo

  71. Susan Jensen says:

    I have not seen the movie yet and would love to have the opportunity to have my own dvd.

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