Monday, January 16, 2012

Tempest Winners!

The Tempest. Dir. Julie Taymor. Perf. Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Djimon Hounsou, David Strathairn, Chris Cooper, Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw, Reeve Carney, Felicity Jones, and Tom Conti. 2010. DVD. Miramax, 2011.

Thanks to all who submitted their favorite quotes from The Tempest to our recent Tempest Giveaway (for which, q.v.). We have our winners:
  • Christopher

  • CRS

  • B.K.

  • JuliaGiolzetti

  • Becky Myers
Congratulations to all our winners, and thanks again to all who submitted. And thanks, too, to Disney Studios In-Home Entertainment, who provided the DVDs as prizes.

Please e-mail me, winners, to claim your prizes. You can find my e-mail under the "Contact" section of my complete profile. Enjoy!

If you submitted but didn't win, feel free to shout "A pox o' your throat, you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!" Go on—you'll feel better if you do!

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Steve Hills said...

I didn't win ... but no poxes from me! Congratulations to everyone who one!

Steve Hills said...

*won ... sheesh, I need coffee.

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