Win tickets to the Odeon, Weston
The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Odeon, Weston, to offer two lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see any film of their choice, subject to availability
HOLLYWOOD star Jim Carrey turns his back on his usual comedy roles to walk a darker path in The Number 23.Spiralling into a dark obsession, Walter Sparrow (Jim Carrey) twists his once idyllic life into a world of psychological torture that could lead to his death and those of his loved ones. Spurred on by a mysterious novel, Walter is forced to unlock the secrets of his past before he can continue his future with his wife, Agatha (Virginia Madsen), and teenage son, Robin (Logan Lerman).The novel, given to Walter as a birthday gift, depicts a chilling murder mystery that seems to mirror his own life in dark and uncontrollable ways. The life of the book's main character, a brooding detective named Fingerling (also played by Carrey), is filled with moments that seem to echo Walter's own past. As the world of the book starts to come alive, Walter becomes infected by the most frightening part of it, Fingerling's obsession with the hidden power of the number 23.The obsession then begins to control Walter, and he sees the number everywhere in his own life and becomes convinced that he is damned to commit the same horrific crime as Fingerling.Walter believes if he can just unlock the power behind the number 23, he may be able to change his future.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Odeon, Weston, to offer two lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see a film of their choice, subject to availability.To enter, please answer the following question: What is the name of the detective in the novel given to Walter in The Number 23? * Closes: 9am on March 1. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.