Giveaway: Win A Blu-Ray Of ‘The Courier’ Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

We’re happy to offer our readers the chance to win a Bluray of Cold War spy thriller The Courier, starring Benedict Cumberbatch! The film is directed by Dominic Cooke and also stars Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, and Angus Wright.

SYNOPSIS: THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

We’re giving away five Blurays for the upcoming home release on June 1st! If you’d like to enter, simply send an email to [email protected] with your full name and mailing address, your favorite spy movie, and “The Courier Giveaway” in the subject line. Winners will be selected on Saturday, May 22nd and notified by email. Good luck!


Travis Hopson
Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.