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‘Flatliners (2017)’ Giveaway on Blu-ray and Digital (3 Winners)

Sony's 2017 reboot of Flatliners starring Ellen Page (Juno), Diego Luna (Rogue One) and Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries) is now available to own on Digital HD and will make its Blu-ray debut on December 26th, just in time for after Christmas shopping.

We have teamed up with Sony to offer three readers each a copy of the upcoming Flatliners Blu-ray and Digital combo pack in this giveaway.

For a chance to win one simply fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open.

You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter.

Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their
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New Flatliners Movie Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Platforms This December

Have you ever wondered what lies after death? Flatliners (2017) hits digital platforms on December 12th and Blu-ray and DVD on December 26th. Continue reading for more details on this story and a look at the trippy box art:

From the Press Release (via Why So Blu?): "Academy Award® nominee Ellen Page (Best Actress, Juno, 2007), Diego Luna (Rogue One) and Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”) star in the contemporary take on the 90’s fan-favorite Flatliners, debuting on digital December 12 and on Blu-ray and DVD December 26 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The supernatural thriller follows five medical students obsessed with what lies beyond the confines of life. They embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. Also experiencing the chilling consequences of exploring the one line that should never be crossed are James Norton
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Julia Roberts Acts Out 26 of Her Movies in Under 10 Minutes

Julia Roberts Acts Out 26 of Her Movies in Under 10 Minutes
Julia Roberts has a new movie to promote. But since Wonder isn't in theaters until Nov. 17, James Corden wanted to re-promote some of her past projects—26 of them to be exact—on Wednesday's episode of The Late Late Show. Roberts was game to revisit her previous roles—or, to be honest, "as ready as I'm going to get." In under 10 minutes, Corden and Roberts acted out scenes from Notting Hill, Mona Lisa Smile, Larry Crowne, Runaway Bride, Steel Magnolias, Charlie Wilson's War, Mystic Pizza, America's Sweethearts, Eat Pray Love, Closer, Pretty Woman, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Stepmom, Wonder, Mirror Mirror, Flatliners, Hook, Charlotte's Web, Erin Brockovich,...
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The ‘Flatliners’ Remake Buckled Under Millennial Confusion and Removed a Reference to the Original

The ‘Flatliners’ Remake Buckled Under Millennial Confusion and Removed a Reference to the Original
Sony’s remake of Joel Schumacher’s 1990 psychological horror thriller Flatliners stumbled at the box office this past weekend, and limped its way from a 0% up to a 2% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. That’s an abysmal score – even worse than The Emoji Movie – and it’s clear that the film’s premise and stars including Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, and Kiersey […]

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Is Ellen Page’s Movie Career in a Downward Spiral?

Keifer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt, and William Baldwin. If these names sound familiar to you then it is because they were the cast in the original Flatliners movie that took in more than $61 million. The reboot with Ellen Page opened with a heart stopping (in a bad way) $2 million. Since the focus of this article is on Ellen Page, we’ll avoid reviewing the movie here, though it is worth mentioning that it has a 3% critical Rotten Tomatoes score. Page, of X-Men and Juno fame, has people wondering what is going wrong with her movie

Is Ellen Page’s Movie Career in a Downward Spiral?
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Deleted ‘Flatliners’ Scene Firmly Connected Original to Remake

Deleted ‘Flatliners’ Scene Firmly Connected Original to Remake
Earlier this year, Kiefer Sutherland revealed during an interview that he’d be reprising his role from the original Flatliners for director Neils Arden Oplev’s Flatliners, essentially making this year’s film more of a sequel than a straight up remake. In the finished cut of the film, however, you may have noticed that Sutherland’s character has […]
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'Flatliners' Composer on the 'True Blood' Scene That Catapulted His Career (Exclusive)

'Flatliners' Composer on the 'True Blood' Scene That Catapulted His Career (Exclusive)
Composer Nathan Barr isn’t a name an ordinary person would recognize, but scour his resume and one is bound to find a television show (True Blood, The Americans) or movie (Grindhouse, Hostel) they’ve obsessed over. Now, Barr is taking his talents to Flatliners, the modern remake of the 1990 sci-fi psychological horror film toplined by Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon.

But Barr, who grew up in Tokyo with musical parents and spent much of his career scoring horror films, credits his experience on True Blood, in which he served as head composer for its entire seven-season run, as his breakthrough moment.

“Ever since True Blood, things started to take off,” the 44-year-old industry vet tells Et. “As composers and in many facets of filmmaking, you always need that one person who endorses us and the phone starts ringing. When [creator] Alan Ball hired me on True Blood, that was one of those moments.”

Barr detailed
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They Die And Come Back To Life In Flatliners But the Movie Is Dead On Arrival - One Minute Review

Flatliners is a remake of the 1990 thriller starring Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon and Julia Roberts. This time Ellen Page leads a group of med students playing a dangerous game, with some pretty creepy consequences. But is this revamp an improvement on the 27 year old film or just another dud?

Watch the 60-second review from One Minute Critic:

You can check out more 1-minute reviews on One Minute Critic's Instagram orYoutube page.
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Niels Arden Oplev on ‘Flatliners’ and a Kiefer Sutherland Deleted Scene That Connected to the First Film

With the thriller Flatliners now playing in North American theaters, last week I landed an exclusive interview with director Niels Arden Oplev. He talked about what it was like helming his first big Hollywood movie, what he learned from test screenings, deleted scenes, if he’d want to release an extended cut on Blu-ray, how the put together his cast, and a lot more. In addition, he revealed why he cut a two minute Kiefer Sutherland scene out of the movie and the way it connected this new Flatliners to the first film. If you’re not familiar with …
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‘Flatliners’ Flatlines on Rotten Tomatoes With 0 Percent Rating

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‘Flatliners’ Flatlines on Rotten Tomatoes With 0 Percent Rating
Flatliners” is dead on arrival. The Ellen Page feature film currently has a 0 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes. Before readers think we’re jumping the gun here for the sake of a headline, that average counts 32 different reviews. In other words, don’t bank on a “Flatliners 2,” Kiefer Sutherland’s agent. Also Read: No, Bad Rotten Tomatoes Scores Aren't to Blame for Lousy Box Office In “Flatliners,” five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time,
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Review: Flatliners

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Plot: Five medical students (Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons and Diego Luna) try to unlock the mysteries of the afterlife by experimenting with flatlining. What could go wrong? Review: Flatliners is a remake of the 1990 Joel Schumacher cult classic. Love him or hate him, Schumacher was exactly the right person for it. The idea of med students deliberately flatlining is preposterous,... Read More...
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Box Office: Tom Cruise, ‘Kingsman’ Sequel, ‘It’ Battle for Top Spot, ‘Flatliners’ Flatlines

Box Office: Tom Cruise, ‘Kingsman’ Sequel, ‘It’ Battle for Top Spot, ‘Flatliners’ Flatlines
Universal’s Tom Cruise actioner “American Made,” Fox’s “Kingsman: the Golden Circle” and New Line’s “It” are all battling for the top spot at this weekend’s North American box office.

Estimates showed Saturday that all three movies were heading for around $16.5 million for the Friday-Sunday period amid moderate overall business. Sony’s reboot of “Flatliners” showed little life in its launch with $6 million at 2,552 locations, coming in below what were already modest expectations.

The opening of “American Made” is performing slightly above expectations, which had been in the $13 million to $15 million range earlier in the week. The biopic, playing at 3,023 North American locations, stars Cruise as pilot Barry Seal, who was recruited by the CIA to help take down the South America drug cartel after being arrested for smuggling in the 1980s.
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‘Flatliners’ Reviews: Critics Agree the Remake Is ‘Unrevivably Dead’

‘Flatliners’ Reviews: Critics Agree the Remake Is ‘Unrevivably Dead’
The reviews are in for the remake of the 1990s science fiction horror film “Flatliners,” and so far the consensus is that the film is dead on arrival.

The film follows the same premise as the Joel Schumacher original: A group of medical students die and revive themselves in order to get a taste of the afterlife. The only thing the remake seems to offer is an updated cast and visuals, but neither are enough to justify the remake, which Variety says only “demonstrates basic competence” and is “deadly dull.”

Currently, “Flatliners” has not received any positive reviews and sits at a zero percent on website Rotten Tomatoes. Here’s what the critics are saying:

Variety’s Andrew Barker:

“About as inessential as reboots get, ‘Flatliners’ finds a replacement cast of equally overqualified actors, and beefs up its depictions of the afterlife with some updated visual effects, but otherwise offers no reason for reanimating this long-expired
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Flatliners Is Doa with 0% Rating on Rotten Tomatoes

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Flatliners Is Doa with 0% Rating on Rotten Tomatoes
The remake of the 1990's Flatliners remake is getting torn apart by critics and moviegoers, resulting in a zero percent "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based off of 20 reviews as of this writing. Currently the movie is projecting to make between $5 and $8 million dollars at the box office this weekend with a budget of $19 million dollars, which is not a good sign for a movie that some are calling "the definition of meh." It isn't clear if the studio signed a Do Not Resuscitate contract because it looks as if the Flatliners has flat lined.

The trailers and promotional material looked promising, plus there was a cameo by Kiefer Sutherland who starred in the first Joel Schumacher directed Flatliners in 1990. Sutherland announced that the movie was intended to be a sequel last year before filming began, but it appears as if they lost the script for the planned sequel and
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How 'Flatliners' Atones for the Gender Sins of the Original

How 'Flatliners' Atones for the Gender Sins of the Original
In 1990, director Joel Schumacher entered the medical world with his supernatural thriller Flatliners. The story of five medical students who attempt to get a glimpse of the afterlife certainly looked flashy — courtesy of director of photography Jan de Bont — and boasted a discount Brat Pack consisting of post-Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts (her career on fire thanks to Pretty Woman opening months earlier) and Kevin Bacon.

The film was a financial success, despite poor reviews — but from a 2017 lens, is particularly problematic when it comes to issues of gender and race. The...
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Film Review: ‘Flatliners’

Film Review: ‘Flatliners’
Joel Schumacher’s 1990 schlocksterpiece “Flatliners” was perhaps most notable for taking a silly but strangely compelling premise (a gang of sexy, thrill-seeking medical students who intentionally “flatline” to experience a little slice of death) as well as a stacked cast of young talent (Julia Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon), and somehow doing nothing much of note with either of them. So say this much for director Niels Arden Oplev’s decent-looking yet deadly dull remake – it’s nothing if not faithful to the original. About as inessential as reboots get, “Flatliners” finds a replacement cast of equally overqualified actors, and beefs up its depictions of the afterlife with some updated visual effects, but otherwise offers no reason for reanimating this long-expired property.

Taking over Sutherland’s old role is Ellen Page, who stars as Courtney, a serious medical student for whom a childhood tragedy has prompted an interest in the afterlife. Discovering
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Flatliners movie review: Doa

MaryAnn’s quick take… The reboot no one asked for of a movie no one much remembers has landed… and it’s dead on arrival, with nothing new to say and no new way to say it. I’m “biast” (pro): I’m a fan of some of the cast

I’m “biast” (con): tired of all the reboots

I have seen the source material (and I don’t much like it)

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

The reboot no one asked for of a movie no one much remembers has landed… and it’s dead on arrival. Oh, this new and pointless Flatliners deserves all the terrible death-related puns we can toss at it: “Someone should have put a do-not-rescusitate on the 1990 movie.” “A fate worse than death.” “Brain dead.” “Send it to the morgue.” C’mon, it’s fun!

I rewatched the
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'Flatliners' Is Flatlining With 3 Percent Rating on Rotten Tomatoes

'Flatliners' Is Flatlining With 3 Percent Rating on Rotten Tomatoes
Flatliners is in dire need of resuscitation. As of Sunday evening, the film is sporting a three percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 38 reviews. For much of the weekend, it was at zero percent before the review aggregator added this 3/5 review from the Daily Telegraph.

Flatliners, a remake of Joel Schumacher's 1990 film of the same name, is directed by Niels Arden Oplev and stars Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton and Kiersey Clemons as medical students who stop their hearts in order to get a glimpse of the afterlife. Unfortunately for them, aspects of...
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'Flatliners' Review: This Thriller Remake Is a 'Fright Free-Fiasco'

'Flatliners' Review: This Thriller Remake Is a 'Fright Free-Fiasco'
I'm dumbfounded by the idea of remaking a movie that was no damn good in the first place. Is it the possibility of making it better? The exact opposite happens with Flatliners, an update of the 1990 Joel Schumacher film that became a hit by corralling hot young talent of the day (Julia Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon) into a trippy premise about medical students experimenting with stopping their hearts for a few minutes to see what death is like. Credit Flatliners 2.0, with a script by Ben Ripley of Source Code,
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