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Warner Bros. & Miss604 Present the Advance Screening of New Year’s Eve

Thursday, December 1st, 2011 — 10:15am PDT
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This holiday season’s most anticipated film New Year’s Eve – is scheduled for release across Canada December 9th and I am giving my readers the chance to win passes to the advance screening.

New Year's Eve Movie

The film’s all-star cast includes Academy Award® winner Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, two-time Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Meyers, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Academy Award® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, Til Schweiger, two-time Academy Award® winner Hilary Swank and Sofia Vergara. To learn more, please visit the official website.

“New Year’s Eve” celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, with intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. has 15 double passes to the Vancouver Advance Screening of New Year’s Eve, taking place December 7th at Scotiabank Theatre. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post with a New Year’s resolution you’ve made before (that was a success or a failure) (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
I entered to win passes to the #NewYearsEve movie premiere in #Vancouver from @WBPicturesCan & @Miss604

I will draw all 15 winners (who can each bring a guest) at 7:00pm on Sunday, December 4, 2011. Winners will be given instructions for the premiere including an early arrival time to line up as passes do not guarantee access.’

Update The winners are: Laura, Erica, Vincent Chen, Lara, Lelainia, @RealDonElliott, @ArtBuf56, @IsabelFerreras, @stoneysmith, @missaliciao, Angela R, Jen, Amy, and another Alicia.

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  1. Natalie B says:

    walk more – and i do!

  2. Angela R says:

    learn a new skill and now i develop websites

  3. Chelsea says:

    Goal for 2012 will be to accomplish the Golden Ears Half (10K)… Check back in March to see how I did!

  4. alice irwin says:

    start to run regularly again

  5. Shannon says:

    Career change – went back to school for graphic design and graduated with distinction in May!

  6. jake says:

    to switch jobs…I did and couldn’t be happier!!!

  7. Grace says:

    This movie looks fantastic! I was a huge fan of Valentine’s Day. This movie looks similar to it! One of my New Year’s resolutions is to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day, and I have succeeded and still doing that. 🙂

  8. Ginger Leah Gervais says:

    I made a resolution last year to eat healthier…Im still working on that one lol

  9. vicky says:

    let go of the past! success!

  10. Art B. says:

    I resolved to workout regularly…Failed 🙁

  11. Resolution… to find a way to stay active all year long. Throughout the summer heat and the winter cold.

  12. cdnpolo says:

    i resolved to run daily….still working on it!

  13. Chris V says:

    Trying to lose weight is usually a #1 resolution for most people. It’s definitely mine, especially this year when I’m getting married in August.

  14. Alice W says:

    Last year I resolved to eat healthier and stay active. I would say I was 75% successful 🙂 Would love to win passes to New Year’s Eve screening. Will bring back memories of my NYE in NYC a few years ago!

  15. Jessie says:

    Successful in carrying reusable shopping bags.

  16. Kym says:

    It was to start eating healthier and regularly go to the gym…. i succeeded about 30% of the year. =/

  17. Gladys says:

    I resolved to go to yoga at least 3x a week. Failed last year but I’m determined to stick to it this year!

  18. Linda says:

    save money! and i did 🙂

  19. Mark OMeara says:

    I promise not to make any new years resolutions. Dang, broke it already!

  20. Alecia says:

    Quit smoking…still trying…

  21. Natalie says:

    Read more! Which I have. 53 books so far this year.

  22. Janina says:

    To exercise regularly!

  23. Sanaz says:

    Drink less and eat healthier which I did:)

  24. Davina says:

    To complete the Sun Run for the first time.

  25. Von says:

    I wanted to eat healthier and I’m working on it! 🙂

  26. Amy says:

    Learn to play the cello. I have a lesson in 45 minutes!

  27. Deidre says:

    walk more!

  28. Sandy Nguyen says:

    save up money and eat healtier, both are accomplished

  29. Lara says:

    Don’t sweat the small stuff…I’m much happier!

    Mine for 2012 is to plan dinner for the week with my husband so that we eat homecooked and far less take-out

  30. leona says:

    hit the gym 4x a week, and it’s accomplished 🙂

  31. Beth says:

    Always fail to go swimming more!

  32. Dilara says:

    I always make this resolution and always fail – more ‘me’ time. I’m determined to stick to it this year!

  33. Christine says:

    I don’t make resolutions….I like to constantly challenge myself, not just once a year!

  34. Susie says:

    I made a New Year’s Resolution last year to do more exercise…still working at it.

  35. ashley beckerr says:

    Lose weight. How cliche

  36. gina says:

    Lose a bit of weight, and I did! 🙂

  37. Laureen says:

    I made a New Years Resolution a few years ago to work out at least 3 times a week and I’ve been keeping at it! Although some weeks I can fit in less than 3 work outs, I make it up by doing more another week 😀

  38. Athenas Angulo says:

    to find my soulmate.. and I did..

  39. Martha says:

    i told myself to get more active…Still working on that!

  40. Viv says:

    resolution: to cut down on sweets!

  41. Katie says:

    To make more real meals instead of just quick and easy repetitive meals. Still working on this one.

  42. Anne says:

    Resolution: to be more active…started riding my bike to work.

  43. gigi says:

    I wanted to learn how to cook, and it’s going well thus far 🙂

  44. David says:

    New Years Resolution last year was to finish a term paper a week before it’s due. Failed miserably.

  45. Jen says:

    Eat vegan!!! Was a hard but good one!

  46. Erika says:

    Wanted to exercise more but I failed =D

  47. Kelly says:

    To actually cross things off my bucket list!

  48. Jen says:

    To learn Excel. (Fail.)

  49. Jeannine says:

    I will take the gym seriously this time… I’ve failed in the past, many times 🙁

  50. Holly says:

    to be as fearless as I was when i was 18

  51. Michelle says:

    to do at least one interesting out of the ordinary thing each week, a fun resolution that’s still going strong 🙂

  52. Cheerdiva says:

    stop cracking my knuckles!! it didnt work…

  53. Lindsay Noyes says:

    lose weight, hahaha never happens!

  54. Marie says:

    Most years it is to keep up with school assignments and stop procrastinating. I never follow thru with it tho =p

  55. Chantelle says:

    Eat less desserts per day — went from 2 to 1 a day!

  56. I said I would stop swearing…never happened.

  57. Carmen says:

    I said I would work out regularly, I’m still working on that goal…I still have four more weeks!!! HAHA

  58. Cassie says:

    To try to do small “pay it forward moments” as often as possible. I think we could all use being a little kinder to the people around us on a daily basis. I did and still do because it works so well, I see a lot of smiles and it makes me smile in turn!

  59. Tracy Defoe says:

    Resoloved to CHILLAX about things, especially parenting young adults. Therapeutic and liberating!

  60. Brenda says:

    Exercise more regularly- stop using tiredness as an excuse!

  61. Tiffany L says:

    exercise more :3 its sort of failing HAHA 🙂

  62. kahhlee says:

    Sleep before midnight. Lasted about half a month.

  63. Marianne says:

    Run 3 times a week. Well, came out to doing Yoga instead!

  64. Serena says:

    Last year I resolved to meet new people, so far it’s working great! has loads of fun options for local folks who just want to get together and to something other than sit home alone

  65. Kevin says:

    To swim daily. I lasted a month and a bit. It was tough.

  66. Jane says:

    Not kill any more houseplants (success!)

  67. Shyla says:

    mine was to do a half marathon and I did the bmo this year in may.

  68. Shawn says:

    Get married and I did:)

  69. sarah says:

    Mine was to spend more time at home, and I guess I’m doing that more often than last year.

  70. Tracy says:

    Sounds like fun!!

  71. Judy says:

    Do more walking as my exercise (success). I do a half-hour walk at lunch time most days of the week.

  72. Kaelin Nelson says:

    Start scrapping all my photos, and I have 🙂

  73. Nicole says:

    Get more active and eat healthier….but it didn’t last very long =(

    WOuld love to win!!!

  74. Cfriday7 says:

    To get (and stay!) in touch with old friends… still working on it!

  75. Amanda says:

    To work hard and get back to playing Netball after reconstructive knee surgery – I just finished playing the first half of
    the season! 🙂

  76. Ivy says:

    I didn’t make any New Years Resolutions this year and it worked because guess what? I lost 18 pounds! 😀

  77. Tat says:

    Lost 15 pounds success!

  78. Alicia says:

    I made a New Years resolution to change careers and go back to school, and I graduate in the spring!

  79. Continue to find ways to give back throughout the year, which for me is not just a resolution, but a way of life.

    *tweeting as well*

  80. Erica says:

    Weight loss & healthy eating – & this year it’s been successful!

  81. Albert says:

    Live a healthier life and it’s been a success!!

  82. Jaime says:

    Re-reading the Harry Potter books. It’s been a New Year’s resolution for the last 2 years – hopefully I’ll be successful with it this year!

  83. Christine says:

    To be happy!

  84. Harj says:

    Wanted to gain 20 LB of muscle. Gained 10… work in progress!

  85. Fila says:

    My resolution was none. And it worked. I succeeded. I finally didn’t fail!

  86. Katy says:

    The usual resolution is lose weight, and I have both won and lost it in the past. This year it MUST be a success.

    Also had ones such as “get that man outta my life; he’s a loser” (success), “laugh more” (success), “get out of dead-end job’ (unsuccessful that year, though did leave eventually), and “get some love in my life” (cat love counts right? then WIN!)

  87. Carmelle says:

    One of my new year’s resolution was to go on a trip this year because I haven’t been on a vacation in a long while due to a busy schedule. For Christmas, I’m going to Las Vegas. Resolution fulfilled!

  88. Teresa K says:

    To party hard.

  89. Tracy says:

    The classic exercise more one :p Was a moderate success!

  90. Laura says:

    I’ve stopped making resolutions because I never follow through on them. Maybe the fact that I forget about them a few weeks after I make them has something to do with that.
    Will I make (and keep) one this coming January? …. probably not, but stranger things have happened.

  91. tamara says:

    Mine was to start saying no more, not in a selfish way but in a protective way. Hard enough for someone who is always a giver but was hardly taking care of herself.

  92. Kelly says:

    To Exercise more… it kinda failed though 🙁

  93. Debra says:

    To see more movies at theaters and not just going home, changing to my sweats and turning on the tv! Am still working on it!

  94. Katherine says:

    spend more quality time with loved ones, still working on it 🙂

  95. Amy says:

    lose weight – success!

  96. marrrio_ says:

    i made a resolution to sleep more. DEFINITE success

  97. Bre N says:

    To go on a diet — I lost 50 lbs!

  98. Julie says:

    2011 – To run 10k, and I successfully completely the Sun Run! Wahoo!

  99. Kim says:

    To exercise at least 4 times a week- definite success.

  100. Tina says:

    To eat healthier.

  101. Shannon says:

    I made a resolution last New Year’s Eve to do the polar bear swim, and did it the next morning!

  102. Kim says:

    To be late less. It worked for the first month or so…

  103. Andrew says:

    Spend less money

  104. Devika says:

    to be more calm and less tense… it’s a work in progress!

  105. Natalie says:

    Resolution to procrastinate less for school. I still start papers the night before its due -_-…

  106. Piranha boy says:

    I had resolved to take a resolution out from all my resolutions!

  107. Jen Han says:

    Eat less sweets was last year’s – and it failed ;( As I have no self discipline when it comes to eating sweets lol

  108. Noella King says:

    To eat better.

  109. Grace Hung says:

    To eat healthily and exercise more! 🙂

  110. Lisa says:

    To step outside my box and try new things. This year I went to circus school, went in a sky diving simulator and now I’m taking salsa lessons!

  111. Lucinda says:

    A resolution that I made that ended up being a failure was to get my Learners in less than 2 tries. It took me 3 times.

  112. missczar says:

    To finish my first Vancouver Sun Run in under an hour and a half. I’m not a runner, trained 3 months and did it!

  113. Kerry says:

    I made a resolution to start my own business and be my own boss….and I did! 🙂

  114. linda says:

    I’m in the “will make exercise part of my regular routine” camp as well. But 2012 will be different! 🙂

  115. Jan says:

    I resolved to ski more. I do.

  116. Veronica R says:

    Gonna stop eating junk Food…. failure!! Hehehe

  117. Aileen says:

    Failure every year – stop cracking my knuckles

  118. Bonnie R says:

    Stop biting my nails — success 22 years ago 🙂

  119. Carol says:

    Go to yoga!

  120. Parm says:

    To get more regular sleep!

  121. Manpreet says:

    To learn to let things go and welcome change!! Hahaha definately still working on it..I think this one will take my whole life to accomplish 🙂

  122. ashlee says:

    Wanted to pay off my mastercard this year…did it in sept!!!!! 🙂

  123. Heidi says:

    Slow down and take one day at a time!

  124. Patricia says:

    To take time and not stress as much.

  125. Veronica says:

    Eat smarter….still working on it.

  126. Vincent Chen says:

    Attend every lecture for school. Has yet to be achieved ><

  127. Ro says:

    No stress!

  128. Nicole says:

    I made a new years resolution THAT I would cut 50% of sugar out of my diet… that didn’t go over too well..

  129. Sundeep says:

    Stand up for myself and learn to say no! My husband cooks for me now 🙂

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