Tickets, Clothing, Custom Cue from New Christopher Walken Film
Friday, February 07, 2003

File this under "added bonus (i.e., free stuff) just for surfing" That’s right, your favorite Web site, in conjunction with Gold Circle Films (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), is offering free passes to the New York and Los Angeles screenings of the new film Poolhall Junkies. Additionally, we have other cool prizes from the film.

The Poolhall Junkies ensemble cast includes Christopher Walken (Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can), Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects, Analyze This), Alison Eastwood (Absolute Power,) Rick Schroder (NYPD Blue,) Michael Rosenbaum (Sweet November, Urban Legend) and Mars Callahan (That Thing You Do), who also wrote and directed the film.

Synopsis: Obsessed by the world of pool, Johnny could be one of the best. But his mentor and "trainer" Joe, a shady hustler who decides how and who Johnny plays is holding him back from his dream. When the day finally comes, Johnny breaks from Joe. This leads to only one thing - violence. Joe is beaten up by some of Johnny's buddies as a sign to leave him alone and with this final act of freedom Johnny leaves the world of pool-sharking. However, Joe is hell-bent on seeking revenge for the beating he took and he soon finds a new protégé, Brad, who is just as good if not better than Johnny. The two are pit against each other in a "race to nine" showdown that ends up in a high-stakes game of pool for large sums of money, respect and more importantly ... Johnny and his brother Danny's life. is giving away 20 passes in both NY and LA for the Feb. 26 advanced screening of Poolhall Junkies, which opens in select theaters nationwide Feb. 28. To be eligible to win, entrants must send an e-mail to by noon MST Thursday, Feb. 20. Entrants must specify NY or LA in the subject of the email. Winners will be e-mailed electronic tickets to the screening on Feb. 24 which will contain the time and theater location in each city. Winners must present these at the door.

Additionally, everyone that enters the contest will be eligible for the grand prize, a cue stick signed by members of the film cast. Two first prizes -- a cool Poolhall Junkies long-sleeve tee and beanie -- will also be awarded to two other winners. All winners will be announced on Feb. 21.

Quick rules: Please only enter once (multiple entries will be digitally flushed) and be at least 18 years old, as the film is rated R. Also, please live in the Los Angeles or New York metro areas and be interested in attending the screening. Seating at the theaters is on a first-come first-serve basis. If you win, please arrive early, as not everyone who has a ticket will be admitted into the screening.

To learn more about the film, visit