Special Movie Event Open To All!!

There is limited space remaining for our special movie event Thursday night, a Columbus area sneak preview of "Friday Night Lights." As a result, we are opening access to that event to all who are interested. Tickets to the movie are free by making a simple RSVP. We will also host a reception after the movie as well. Click here for all the details on this special event.

Bucknuts Media Network is proud to announce a special premiere screening of Universal Studios' Friday Night Lights on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Drexel Arena Grand Theatre in downtown Columbus. The movie will be released nationwide on Oct. 8, but Bucknuts.com and Universal have partnered on this special event with free admission to all reading this message.

We ask, however, that you please follow the instructions below send an RSVP message. Only those on our list of RSVPs will gain admittance. Space is limited and reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

Those attending should arrive at the theatre, located at 175 W. Nationwide Blvd., just across the street from Nationwide Arena, by 7:40 p.m. Thursday. The movie is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. After the movie is over, Bucknuts.com will host a brief reception in the theatre's bar area to discuss the movie or Ohio State athletics with Bucknuts.com managing editor Steve Helwagen and other members.

TheInsiders.com network has helped make this special event a reality. We invite you to attend this special football-themed movie and join us for a beer afterwards to discuss whatever you like.

Those interested in attending are directed to drop an EZBox to SteveHelwagen through the message board or send Steve an e-mail at shelwage@columbus.rr.com

The e-mail should contain the subscriber's board handle, real name, e-mail address and number of tickets needed (up to four). We will send an e-mail with more details in the next day or so.

Hurry. The guest list for this exclusive event is limited.

Friday Night Lights, based on the best-selling book by H.G. Bissinger, chronicles Odessa Permian's 1988 season, with football players, coaches, mothers, fathers, boosters, fans and families struggling with ongoing personal conflicts while the team fights for a state championship. The movie depicts the mounting pressure and daily grind of coach Gary Gaines' winning team and the potential destinies of its individual players while painting a vivid portrait of Odessa (and places like it all across Texas) where, once a week during the fall, the town and its dreams come alive beneath the dazzling and disorienting Friday night lights.

Friday Night Lights illuminates the hopes and dreams of Odessa's townsfolk, who ardently fill Ratliff Stadium's 20,000 seats every Friday night. For the young men of the team, every moment, every play is a chance to transcend their small town and the fleeting fulfillment of a gridiron stardom whose pinnacle may be reached by the time they turn 18.

The film is produced by Academy Award® winner Brian Grazer, directed by Peter Berg (The Rundown, Very Bad Things) and adapted from Bissinger's book by David Aaron Cohen (The Devil's Own) and Berg. Billy Bob Thornton stars as Permian coach Gary Gaines.

We are proud to be able to present this event as a special thank you to our subscribers.

For more on the movie, visit the web site:

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