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Giveaway: Win The Sessions Blu-ray From Shockya

In anticipation of the 85th Academy Awards airing on Sunday night, and Helen Hunt being nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Cheryl Cohen-Greene, Shockya is giving away two copies of ‘The Sessions’ Blu-ray, which is now available in stores. Also starring John Hawkes and William H. Macy, the independent drama is a triumphant true story about love, sex and desire.

In order to enter the giveaway, follow us @Shockya. Then tweet us the phrase “@Shockya is giving away two The Sessions Blu-rays. Follow and RT to enter! In The Sessions, William H. Macy portrays a: ___” Fill in the blank with one of the following choices: poet, priest or journalist. You have until Monday, March 4 to enter. You can tweet every day until the cut-off date, and we’ll then pick the winner via Twitter DM. Good luck!

‘The Sessions’ follows Mark O’Brien (Hawkes), who has been paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, Cheryl, and his own sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on a personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasure that makes life worth living.

The Blu-ray includes such special features as deleted scenes, writer-director Ben Lewin discussing his inspiration, a session with the cast and an ultraviolet copy of the film. The special features also chronicle Hawkes and Hunt becoming their characters.

Written by: Karen Benardello

Giveaway: Win The Sessions Blu-ray From Shockya

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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