Monday, March 16, 2020
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The Current War, rated M, in cinemas March 19.


Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War. The epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Nicholas Hoult), have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation, they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history, establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Macfadyen and Nicholas Hoult.

How to win double passes to see The Current War in cinemas

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Simply watch the movie trailer above and jump over to our Facebook page. Tag a friend in the comments of the competition post and answer this question correctly:

Thomas Edison (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) claims that “That man that controls the current controls the…” what?

The competition runs from 12 pm, Tuesday 17th to 11.59 pm Thursday 19th March. 3x winners will be drawn from those who tag a friend and answer the question correctly.

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