Win the True Blood Season 2 DVD and a Trip to New Orleans

May 20, 2010

One lucky True Blood fan has the chance to win two return flight tickets to New Orleans and a five night stay at the Saint Louis French Quarter Hotel along with the second season DVD of True Blood, all courtesy of HBO and the New Orleans Conventions and Visitors Bureau.

The UK publication, The Sun is holding the contest and all you have to do is answer one simple question to enter. This is a fantastic opportunity to visit the state that True Blood takes place in and the city that inspired many vampire stories, along with winning the True Blood Season 2 DVD!

You have to first register to access The Sun’s interactive features.  To register click here.  Once you are registered you can enter the contest.  If you already have a MY SUN account then go directly to the link to enter the contest here.

Don’t delay the contest ends Monday, May 24, 2010 and since it is an UK publication it may be based on UK time which is 5 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time.

For more information about the Saint Louis French Quarter Hotel, please click here.

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True Blood Season 2 DVD Review

May 16, 2010

In advance of the release of True Blood, Season 2, on DVD May 25, the-trades.com reviewed the the series and the five disc set. I won’t recount the entire season here, as most of us have already seen it, but I will focus on the site’s review and the DVD set’s features.

The-Trades.com cites their highlights of the season, including:

1. Sookie‘s discovery of another telepath in Dallas

2. Eric‘s opinion of human children just before asking Sophie-Anne a favor

3. Bill‘s reunion with his maker, Lorena

While the site gave a very thorough and concise rundown of Season 2, I think it fell short when recounting Season 2 hits.

There were several well acted arcs and scenes beyond those noted above:

1. Jason‘s slow descent into the Fellowship of the Sun and his interactions with Steve, Sarah, and Luke (who could forget when Sarah tells him that God wants them to be together or when she tells him they must confess to Steve?)

2. Sam‘s shift in front of the deranged, brain-washed townsfolk (and Jason and Andy‘s reactions)

3. Sookie‘s blood bond with Eric, and the effect it has on her, in addition to her affinity to and compassion for Godric

There are too many more to recount! Luckily, the Season 2 disc set will let you relive your favorite scenes again and again. In addition to all 12 episdoes, the set also includes commentary on episodes 2, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12 from all the major players including Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Sam Trammell, Nelsan Ellis, and Alexander Skarsgard. Bonus features also include Fellowship of the Sun sermons designed to incite the vampire hate in you led by either Reverend Steve Newlin or his wife, Sarah; and, “The Vampire Report” news magazine covering all current events involving vampires with a commercial for the American Vampire League and public service announcements geared toward vampires (have you been tested for Hepatitis D?). All in all, a well conceived season with a series of bonus features designed to enhance the existing episode content and further your entrenchment into the supernatural world of Sookie Stackhouse.

Season 2 will be released on Standard DVD, Blu-Ray disc, and in digital download format on May 25 and will be available from the HBO Store, Amazon, and iTunes.

(Source: The-Trades.com)

(Photo Credit: Amazon.com, HBO)

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True Blood Season 2 DVD and Blu-ray Release Date

January 25, 2010

Just a little while ago, TVshowsonDVD.com gave everyone a sneak peek at the packaging for True Blood: The Complete Second Season. Fans have been able to pre-order the set through Amazon since season two aired on HBO. The only problem was that no one knew when the set was being released. According to TVshowsonDVD.com the complete second season of this hit TV show is tentatively scheduled to be released on May 25, 2010.  However, there has been no official word from HBO or the distributor, Warner Home Video as of yet. So please be aware that there is always a possibility this date may change. Retail sources are pretty confident about this date though and that is why TVshowsonDVD.com felt alright about releasing the news. If any changes are made, you can be sure we will find out and pass that information along to you True Blood fans.  Looks like it is going to be a sizzling summer!

SOURCE:  TVshowsonDVD

(Photo credits: HBO Inc.)

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