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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 25 Anytime Chicago Passes to ‘127 Hours’ From Oscar-Winning Director Danny Boyle

17 November 2010 9:35 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – The film recently hit theaters, but we’re excited to present 25 admit-two run-of-engagement tickets so you can see one of HollywoodChicago.com’s most-raved films of 2010: “127 Hours” from Danny Boyle (the Oscar-winning director of “Slumdog Millionaire”)! And in this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, you can even see the incredible true story of Aron Ralston (as portrayed by James Franco) for free at the convenient time of your choosing!

“127 Hours” also stars Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Sean Bott, Koleman Stinger, Treat Williams, John Lawrence, Kate Burton, Bailee Michelle Johnson, Rebecca C. Olson, Parker Hadley, Clémence Poésy, Fenton Quinn and Lizzy Caplan from director Danny Boyle and writers Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy. The film opened in Chicago on Nov. 12, 2010. Read our interview with “127 Hours” director Danny Boyle here and our rave review of “127 Hours” here.

These passes are valid at Landmark Century Centre Cinema in Chicago at the time »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Interview: Danny Boyle is the Master of Madness in True ‘127 Hours’ With James Franco

11 November 2010 5:43 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – The power of Danny Boyle is his every film doesn’t look like the last. From “Trainspotting” to “28 Days Later…” to “Sunshine,” his career so far has culminated in the triumphant “Slumdog Millionaire,” which won best picture at the 2009 Oscars.

While Boyle’s directorial range is wide, he says each project holds one central tenant near and dear: life-affirming themes. But what you’ve never seen Boyle do is a true story – that is, until now with the highly anticipated Friday release of the non-superhero, true-story film “127 Hours”.

“127 Hours” director Danny Boyle.

Photo credit: Fox Searchlight

Boyle almost signed onto a different true-story film earlier in his career, he says in his Chicago interview with HollywoodChicago.com, but it didn’t come together. And “127 Hours,” which is based on the 2004 true-story book “Between a Rock and a Hard Place” by Aron Ralston, also almost didn’t come to fruition. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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