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29 Oct2013 Win Tickets To See Disney’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

Insomnia has teamed up with Walt Disney to offer fans the chance to win tickets for you and a friend, to an advanced nationwide preview screening of 'Saving Mr. Banks' which will be shown in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway on the 19th of November, ten days before general release. To be in with a chance of winning tickets there are two easy ways you can enter, visit our Insomnia Facebook page, like and comment on the 'Saving Mr. Banks' post. Likewise you can follow our Insomnia Twitter page and retweet the 'Saving Mr. Banks' tweet. The competition closes on the 13th of November at 12pm. You can find the links to our Facebook and Twitter pages bellow, good luck! Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks”, inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen. When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them a promise—one that he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los Angeles to hear Disney’s plans for the adaptation. For those two short weeks in 1961, Walt Disney pulls out all the stops. Armed with imaginative storyboards and chirpy songs from the talented Sherman brothers, Walt launches an all-out onslaught on P.L. Travers, but the prickly author doesn't budge. He soon begins to watch helplessly as Travers becomes increasingly immovable and the rights begin to move further away from his grasp. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers the truth about the ghosts that haunt her, and together they set Mary Poppins free to ultimately make one of the most endearing films in cinematic history. We will randomly select a winner for this great prize on the 13th of November, so be sure to enter soon to avoid missing out. Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for the latest news offers & information about Insomnia Coffee Company.
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