Bullying is an ongoing issue that has been occurring generation after generation. Now with new modes of technology, it seems as though bullying has become easier and “cyber-bullying” has been created. However, new technology has some good purposes to it as well; to spread awareness and put an end to bullying. Many different ways to seek an end to bullying has been formed- one of them being the anti-bullying movie, “Contest”.
“Contest” focuses in on a high school student named Tommy Dolen (played by actor Danny Flaherty), who gets bullied on a regular basis at school. When Tommy’s grandmother- “Gran” joins Tommy in a televised teen cooking contest, Tommy immediately refuses to do so. However after hearing a conversation from the landlord in regards to Gran’s pizzeria, Tommy takes it upon himself to enter in the cooking contest to help save his grandma’s restaurant. Eventually, a friendship… or shall I say- a fake friendship develops between Tommy and Matt Prylek (played by Kenton Duty)- Tommy’s number one bully. Matt’s brother- Kyle advises Matt to form a friendship with Tommy so he can take over the property which happens to be where Gran’s restaurant is located. Matt, following his brother’s orders does everything to mess up Tommy’s chances of winning the “Contest” and even pretends to help Tommy have a chance with his crush, Sarah O’Malley (played by Kat McNamara). Throughout all of this, tensions rise and characters like Tommy and Matt find out who their real friends are.
The amazing cast of the incredible movie “Contest” gathered together to watch for the very first time the finished product of their movie along with their fans! I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the great pleasure of interviewing the super talented cast-members of the movie. Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interviews with the “Contest” cast at the NYC special screening at this link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXt4mUDiV7HZNuYELMhRLEnuI173sxfTB
“Contest” is definitely a movie you will not want to miss seeing! An inspiring and influencing story whose powerful message brings about an effort to end bullying. “Contest” will truly be an eye-opening movie that fans of any ages and families will have a magnificent time watching! “Contest” inspires viewers to make a change and put an end to the bullying epidemic!
The “Contest” movie screening was one of a kind! The cast members wanted to be joined by fans to watch the final product of their movie for the very first time. Needless to say, both the cast and fans were mesmerized by such an inspiring story. Congrats to the cast and crew on an excellent movie! Follow Contest Movie on Twitter: @ContestMovie and on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/ContestMovie?fref=ts
Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE pictures from the “Contest” Movie NYC Special Screening below! Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, what do YOU do to help prevent bullying?
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