51HEk5N0ThL._SY300_Popdose recently reviewed the Blu-ray release of The Sessions, a wonderful new film starring John Hawkes (Deadwood, Lincoln) and Helen Hunt (As Good As It Gets, Mad About You). The film also stars William H. Macy and Moon Bloodgood.

A brief synopsis:

Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O’Brien (Hawkes) has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist (Hunt), a sympathetic priest (Macy), and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living.

The Sessions Blu-ray comes with insightful bonus features including previously unseen footage, in-depth interviews, and a look at the women who knew and loved the real Mark O’Brien.

Special Features:

  • Theatrical Feature Blu-ray
  • John Hawkes becomes Mark O Brien
  • Helen Hunt as the Sex Surrogate
  • The Women Who Loved Mark O Brien
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Writer/Director Ben Lewin Finds Inspiration
  • A Session with the Cast
  • Ultraviolet Copy

Popdose has ONE COPY of The Sessions to giveaway to a lucky reader. All you have to do is answer this simple question:

The Sessions is not the first film that Helen Hunt made that deals with sexuality and people with disabilities. Name the film Hunt made earlier in her career that also dealt with this subject matter.

Email you answers to Mr. Malchus@Popdose.com by Thursday, March 7. The winner will be chosen at random and notified by email the following day.

Good luck!

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Scott Malchus is a writer, filmmaker and die hard Cleveland Indians fan. His memoir, “Basement Songs,” is available in paperback and Kindle. He wrote and directed the film “King's Highway." His family is heavily involved in fund raising to find a cure for cystic fibrosis. Scott Malchus is an employee of Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting. The opinions expressed on Popdose are his own and do not reflect those of his employer. Email: Malchus@popdose.com. Follow him @MrMalchus

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