Competition! Win a copy of The Art of the Steal on Blu-ray!

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In The Art of the Steal, Hollywood legend Kurt Russell stars as Crunch Calhoun, a motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief who teams up with his no-good brother Nicky (Matt Dillon) to steal a priceless historical book from a Customs warehouse in Canada.


Thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment we have three copies of The Art of the Steal on Blu-ray to give away to a handful of lucky readers. To stand a chance of winning one of these great prizes, please answer the following question:

Q: If media reports are to be believed, Kurt Russell has enjoyed local pub lunches with which Devon musician in recent years?  

  1. a) Joss Stone
  2. b) Chris Martin
  3. c) Matt Bellamy

Please email entries to: before 12 noon on Wednesday 5th November.

Please include your full name and postal address.

Mark your entries “The Art of the Steal Competition”.

This competition is eligible to residents of Devon & Cornwall only.

Please limit entries to one per household. Winning entries will be drawn at random.

The editor’s decision is final.


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