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Win Tickets To An Exclusive Preview Screening Of CHOKE

UPDATE: The date of the CHOKE screening will be August 11th, at 7pm!

Hey guys.  Chuck's UK publicists asked me to post this, for all of those in the London location, excited that Chuck is coming to England.

Win tickets to an exclusive preview screening of ‘Choke’

Time Out has teamed up with Fox Searchlight to offer you the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to an exclusive preview screening of ‘Choke’, starring Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston and based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk (author of ‘Fight Club’).

This is an exciting opportunity to see this much-anticipated new film at an exclusive
London location two months before it goes on general release.

The screening, which takes place on August 11th at 7pm in central
, will be followed by a Q&A with the author Chuck Palahniuk. Five runners-up will win a copy of Chuck Palahniuk’s new novel ‘Snuff’ (in stores August 7 priced £12.99).

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Dennis' Review Of 'Choke'

'Choke' directed by Clark Gregg.I saw Choke Monday night at the LA Film Festival.  This was the Los Angeles premiere of the movie, and Fox Searchlight Pictures graciously sent me two tickets so that my roommate and I could attend.  I'll admit right off the bat, this was a thing I was sort of worried about.  It's been almost nine years since our last Chuck Palahniuk movie adaptation.  Since Fight Club. During that time, everyone under the sun h

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'Choke' Trailer Is Now Online!!!

You can also view the trailer in HD at!

Here's the description from

We knew it would be special when we visited its set last summer, and now we’re happy to roll out the trailer premiere for “Choke,” the film based on the book by “Fight Club” author Chuck Palahniuk. The movie finds Sam Rockwell as a sex addict who fakes choking episodes at restaurants to con money out of them. The film opens September 26.

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Teaser Poster For 'Choke' Arrives!

Fox Searchlight has finally released their first poster for the upcoming 'Choke' movie (September 26th release).

'Choke' Movie Poster - Teaser

Props to AJ Brown for being the first to let me know about this.


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Release Date Of CHOKE Movie Pushed To September

I actually think this is good news.  Choke will have a much better run and gain more exposure and word of mouth if it's not jampacked into the middle of one of the craziest tentpole movie blockbuster summers in recent history.  With that, here is the lovely Samantha Bond, from the publicity department of Fox 2000:

Hi Dennis-

JUST found out that the film is officially moving from August 1st to September 26th for its theatrical release. That date is official and ok to put on your site let fans know.

Oh, and you had asked about festival screenings. The following have been confirmed for CHOKE:

Los Angeles Film Festival: June 23rd and June 25th
CineVegas Film Festival, Las Vegas, NV: June 20th
Sundance @ BAM, Brooklyn, NY: screening on June 5th and June 7th, Q&A with Clark Gregg
Seattle Int'l Film Festival: June 5th and June 7th 

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CHOKE Playing At The Brooklyn Academy of Music Festival

Screenings of Choke have begun popping up.  It's movie festival season, so I need you all to keep things under your radar, as you never know when Choke will end up in a city near you.  Thanks to Patrick DiDomenico, we know that Choke will be screening at the BAM Festival (Brooklyn Academy of Music) on June 5th and June 7th. 

Here are the details!

The official theatrical release for Choke is August 1st, 2008.

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Chuck Palahniuk In May Issue Of Maxim

Chuck Palahniuk in the May issue of Maxim magazine!

Chuck has an awesome new article in the May 2008 issue of Maxim magazine. It's about his experiences on the set of the Choke production in New Jersey last summer.