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Bad Roomies Official Poster

Being placed in a stressful situation that forces you to quickly make a decision that will not only affect your life, but also the existences of the people around you, can be a harrowing and tense experience. But much like the two lead male characters in the new comedy, ‘Bad Roomies,’ as well as the actors who portrayed them and the director who helmed the project, being proactive in trying to find a solution in any difficult circumstance truly defines who people are overall. The lead actors of ‘Bad Roomies,’ Patrick Renna and Tommy Savas, enthralling embraced the story’s message, and their characters’ understanding, of needing to accept responsibility for  [ Read More ]


Interview: Nick Sandow Talks The Wannabe (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 30 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Nick Sandow Talks The Wannabe (Exclusive)

Aspiring to follow in the professional footsteps of your hero is often believed to be an admirable goal to have, especially when you’re transitioning into a new phase of your career. But that ambition isn’t always the most commendable one to have, as your desired line of work could be illegal, unethical and dangerous, and the people you wish to emulate aren’t guaranteed to appreciate you. With the new crime drama ‘The Wannabe,’ which marks his second turn behind the camera, writer-director Nick Sandow proves that trying to mirror the achievements of those people he respects, like Martin Scorsese, who served as one of the film’s executive producer, is a  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Cliff Curtis Talks Fear the Walking Dead: Season 1 (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Striving to find your own unique identity and beliefs as you set out to succeed in a respected world that’s been established by your peers can be both a daunting and liberating task. Accomplished New Zealand film and television actor Cliff Curtis once again proved his versatility and adaptability to creating a distinct character when he stepped into the lead male role of Travis Manawa in AMC’s new horror series, ‘Fear the Walking Dead.’ Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute ‘Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete First Season’ on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow, for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and $39.98, respectively. The home release of the show, which was  [ Read More ]

Momentum Blu-ray Cover

Having an extensive background in, and knowledge of, a particular subject often allows you to naturally progress further into the business, especially as you set out to achieve your goals. But there can also be times of heightened emotion when you look to your mentors and colleagues for guidance and support in realizing your dreams. Not only is that the case with the main protagonist, an infiltration expert who’s dependent on her supporters to reclaim her freedom and protect her life, in the action thriller, ‘Momentum,’ but also with the movie’s helmer, Stephen Campanelli. The filmmaker, who has also been working as a camera operator on diverse movies since the  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jonathan Bennett Talks Submerged (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 25 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview Jonathan Bennett Talks Submerged

Diligently striving to achieve your own personal and professional goals, while also persistently protecting and guiding the people you care about the most, can be a strenuous but equally rewarding experience. But actor Jonathan Bennett effortlessly and captivatingly proved he could achieve his own ambitions and support the people he cares about, as both a versatile performer and as his latest character, in his new thriller, ‘Submerged.’ The drama proves how the actor, who’s mainly known for his roles in such comedies as ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Van Wilder: Freshman Year,’ is diverse in his performing abilities, and adaptable to instantly connecting with his co-stars and filmmakers. In ‘Submerged,’ which was  [ Read More ]

Benedict Cumberbatch Becomes Doctor Strange as Marvel Film Begins Production

Benedict Cumberbatch is discovering the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions, as production on his new adventure fantasy film, ‘Doctor Strange,’ began today. The Academy Award-nominated actor is being joined by fellow Oscar nominee, Chiwetel Ejiofor, as well as Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen and Academy Award-winning actress, Tilda Swinton. The superhero film is being directed by Scott Derrickson, who’s known for helming such hit horror movies as ‘Sinister’ and ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose.’ ‘Doctor Strange’ will be shot in several locations around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Kathmandu, Nepal. Once filming is completed, the drama will then be released in U.S. theaters  [ Read More ]

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Christian Bale Ponders the Realities of Hollywood Life in Knight of Cups Trailer

Christian Bale is pondering the ever changing realities in Hollywood in the newly released trailer for his upcoming romantic drama, ‘Knight of Cups.’ The clip follows the Oscar-winning actor as he portrays Rick, a screenwriter who’s being pulled into the sexualized and hard-partying landscape of L.A. The video, which was released by the film’s distributor, Broad Green Pictures, also features the lead character’s introspective narration of his life, which is one of the signature styles of the drama’s writer-director, Terrence Malick. Besides Bale, Malick’s latest drama includes a supporting ensemble cast that features Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Teresa Palmer, Wes Bentley, Joe Manganiello, Nick Offerman, Imogen Poots, Antonio Banderas, Joel  [ Read More ]

Enter Zootopia with New Trailer for Disney’s Animated Adventure Comedy

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 24 - 2015 0 Comment
Enter Zootopia with New Trailer for Disney's Animated Adventure Comedy

Fans can enter the modern mammal title metropolis in Disney’s upcoming animated comedy, ‘Zootopia,’ with the release of the adventure film’s new trailer and images. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, which will distribute the movie in U.S. theaters on March 4, 2016, has released the new clip and photos for it’s 55th animated feature. ‘Zootopia’ features an ensemble voice cast that includes Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Nate Torrence, Jenny Slate, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Alan Tudyk, Tommy “Tiny” Lister, Raymond Persi, Katie Lowes, Jesse Corti and John DiMaggio. The animated movie was helmed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, and Jared  [ Read More ]

Victor Frankenstein-James McAvoy, Paul McGuigan and Daniel Radcliffe 2

Having an internationally infamous name can be an equally beneficial and exasperating experience for people who are intensely determined and motivated to find success in their chosen field of work. The title character in the upcoming sci-fi horror film, ‘Victor Frankenstein,’ which 20th Century Fox will distribute into theaters nationwide on Wednesday, thrives on his family’s name to obtain renowned fame as a scientist. Audiences have long embraced the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley that launched the Frankenstein story, as the writer emotionally emphasized how the title character yearned to achieve his own success, even though he has to rely on the help of his family’s influence. ‘Victor Frankenstein’ intriguingly  [ Read More ]

American Ultra Blu-ray Cover

Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart are preparing to fight law enforcement agents as they determinedly set out to protect their freedom in the home release of their action thriller, ‘American Ultra.’ The comedy, which is now available on Digital HD, is set to be released on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand tomorrow from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. In celebration of the film’s new home release, Shockya is exclusively hosting a clip from the movie’s theatrical press day. The video, which is titled ‘Training for Action,’ features the movie’s two lead actors discussing how they rehearsed for their fight scenes. ‘Training for Action’  [ Read More ]


Exclusive Interview: Mark Webber Talks Uncanny (DVD Release)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 21 - 2015 0 Comment
Exclusive Interview: Mark Webber Talks Uncanny (DVD Release)

Diversifying your varying experiences in your life, from your work to your relationships and views on the world around you, including how technology influences people’s interactions and connections, is a powerful goal that many people strive to achieve throughout their lives. But often times it isn’t until they start achieving some of their objectives that they fully start to realize how their efforts have truly impacted not only their friends, families and colleagues, but people around the world. The new sci-fi thriller ‘Uncanny,’ which is now available on DVD and Digital Video, stars multifacted actor and filmmaker Mark Webber as a scientist who’s determined to have his work on artificial  [ Read More ]


Natalie Dormer Becomes Lost in The Forest’s New Trailer and Art

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
Natalie Dormer Becomes Lost in The Forest's New Art and Trailer

Natalie Dormer is determined to stay on the path, and not get lost in ‘The Forest,’ in the new art and trailer for the upcoming supernatural horror film. ‘The Forest’s latest alternate artwork and clip premiered exclusively on ‘The Hunger Games’ actress’ Facebook and Instagram pages. Besides Dormer, ‘The Forest’ also stars Taylor Kinney, Yukiyoshi Ozawa and Eoin Macken, and was helmed by first-time feature film director, Jason Zada. The supernatural horror movie was written by Ben Ketai, Sarah Cornwell and Nick Antosca. Gramercy Pictures is set to release the movie in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 8, 2016. The following synopsis for ‘The Forest’ has been released by Gramercy  [ Read More ]

Interview: Tara Subkoff Talks #Horror (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Tara Subkoff Talks #Horror (Exclusive)

One of the most horrifying aspects of transitioning into adolescence for every generation is the potential for those new teens to be ridiculed by their peers. Preparing to become a teenager is even more terrifying today, however, as that devastating taunting has moved from only happening by their peers at school to now occurring all of the time by people around the world online. That harrowing transition into cyberbulling is grippingly showcased in the new horror film, ‘#Horror,’ which marks the feature film writing, directing, producing and production design debuts of actress Tara Subkoff. The drama, which is being distributed into theaters in New York and L.A., and on VOD  [ Read More ]

Legend Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 18 - 2015 0 Comment
Legend Movie Review

Movie: Legend Director: Brian Helgeland Actors: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Christopher Eccleston and Colin Morgan People are often admired and remembered for the compelling contributions they offer to their communities through their work and personal relationships. But the lasting respect that most well-known leaders command can at times be the result of the intimidation and harrowing acts they often engage in as they strive to capture and maintain success. That intriguing and chilling determination to achieve admiration and power by any means necessary is compellingly chronicled in the new biopic, ‘Legend.’ The drama, which is set to be released in select theaters by Universal Pictures on Friday, was written and  [ Read More ]


Interview: Todd Haynes, Phyllis Nagy and the Cast Talk Carol

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 18 - 2015 0 Comment
Carol Press Conference Cate Blanchett

The unexpected emergence of a controversial relationship that brings about both extreme benefits and consequences often powerfully captures and highlights the social climate of the society the people involved live in. The new romantic drama ‘Carol,’ which is set to open in select theaters on Friday, is an engaging adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal 1952 novel, ‘The Price of Salt.’ The story in director Todd Haynes’ latest acclaimed film and the award-winning author’s book captivatingly depicts such a contentious connection during the transitional period of the 1950s, following the end of World War II. As America was marked by feelings of both paranoia and optimism, while the world’s politics was  [ Read More ]

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