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Free-pass bonanza!

It’s a free-movie-pass bonanza!

The Charlotte Observer is giving away passes to special advance screenings for three films – one that’s currently in theaters and two that will be out later this month. Read on for details.

‘The Theory of Everything’

The biographical drama – starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones – provides a look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. In theaters now, the film is rated PG-13.

GET TICKETS: The Observer is giving away 30 admit-two passes for “The Theory of Everything,” valid at any Charlotte-area Regal theater for show times Monday-Thursday. Passes will be distributed in the main lobby of The Charlotte Observer building, 600 S. Tryon St., starting at 8 a.m. Friday. Limit one admit-two pass per person, while supplies last.

‘Into the Woods’

Starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine, “Into the Woods” (rated PG) is a humorous and heartfelt musical that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel – all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them. Opens Christmas Day.

GET TICKETS: Thirty admit-two passes for the promo screening (7 p.m. Dec. 15 in south Charlotte) will be distributed in the main lobby of the Observer starting at 8 a.m. Monday. Limit one per person, while supplies last.

‘Unbroken’

Angelina Jolie directs this PG-13-rated chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II. Opens Christmas Day.

GET TICKETS: Eighty admit-two passes for the promo screening (7 p.m. Dec. 17 in south Charlotte) will be distributed in the main lobby of the Observer starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Limit one per person, while supplies last.

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