Friday, April 4, 2014

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Combo Pack {Giveaway}

 
In The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a timid magazine photo manager (Ben Stiller), who lives life vicariously through daydreams, must embark on an incredible real-life adventure when a priceless negative goes missing. One of the places that this adventure takes Mitty is the beautiful Nordic country of Iceland. In honor of the film’s Blu-ray and DVD release on April 15th, we’re bringing you nine facts about the country that you may have never heard.

1. Icelandic language has been relatively unchanged for the last 1000 years.

Modern inhabitants of Iceland speak a language almost identical to that spoken by the country’s original Viking settlers in the 9th and 10th centuries.

2. There are 130 volcanic mountains in the roughly 40,000 square miles that make up Iceland.

18 of them have erupted in the last 1000 years, and the largest one covers nearly 8% of the country’s surface.

3. Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital city. 

Iceland is so far north of the equator that the country experiences nearly continuous daylight during the summer months of June and July.

4. Surveys have shown that nearly 80% of Icelanders believe in the existence of elves.

The elves are thought to have magical powers, and special “elf negotiators” are sometimes brought in when construction is to take place in an area believed to be inhabited by the creatures.

5. Icelanders love movies.

They watch more films, per capita, than the people of any other country in the world.

6. Iceland is one of the most energy-efficient countries in the world.

70% of the energy used by Icelanders is produced by the country’s natural geothermal and hydroelectric resources.

7. Iceland’s main industry is fishing.

In fact, the usually peaceful nation entered into a series of confrontations with the United Kingdom in the 1950’s and 1970’s when the British refused to acknowledge an “exclusive fishery zone” that Iceland had instituted in the waters off its coast.

8. Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

Roughly 322,000 people call the island nation home.

9. One of Iceland’s traditional foods is called hakarl.

It’s a dish of rotting and fermented shark meat.

See the natural splendor of Iceland for yourself when The Secret Life of Walter Mitty comes to Blu-ray and DVD April 15th! Enter below for your chance to win a blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD combo pack. All entries are optional so you can choose how you want to earn entries and you can come back every day for a free daily entry.



23 comments:

  1. Meet the Parents and the Little Flockers

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  2. omg there is so many I love Ben, he always makes me laugh, well the first one would be Meet The Parents and I also enjoyed The Heartbreak Kid and you gotta love Duplex, those are a few of soooo many

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  3. I really like the Night at the Museum movies, especially the first one.

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  4. Zoolander is my ultimate favourite Ben Stiller movie!

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  5. Zoolander is my fave Ben Stiller movie… so quotable.

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  6. Omgoodness so many great Ben Stiller movies . I love Zoolander though so funny

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  7. Meet The Fockers!! Hilarious movie....Meet The Parents was pretty good too.

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  8. I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Combo Pack.
    I haven't watched this movie yet.
    In response to your question of What is your favorite Ben Stiller movie?
    My favorite is There's Something About Mary.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  9. my fave ben stiller movie is Zoolander.

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  10. My favourite Ben Stiller movies: all the MEET THE PARENTS movies!

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  11. I liked Night at the museum
    thanks

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  12. zoolander - love so many though, it was hard to choose

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  13. We think Zoolander is a very funny movie!

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  14. My favorite Ben Stiller movie is Zoolander.

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  15. My favorite is Night at the Museum

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  16. zoolander is my fave ben stiller movie

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  17. Along Came Polly is my favourite. Meet the Parents and Zoolander are really funny too!

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  18. My favourite is Meet The Fockers

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