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Narcos: Season 1 Exclusive Clip Explores the Need to Film Pablo Escobar's Story in Colombia

Authentically paying homage to one of society’s most influential public figures, no matter how infamous the leader may be, is a compelling stance many filmmakers take when adapting biographies for the screen. That’s certainly the case with the biographical series, ‘Narcos: Season 1,’ which was released on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) this week by Lionsgate. In honor of the Neflix crime drama’s home release, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the bonus features of the show’s Blu-ray and DVD. The exclusive clip, which is titled ‘Shooting in Columbia,’ features interviews with executives from the series, including Chris Brancato, who serves as an executive producer and the  [ Read More ]

The Phenom Exclusive Clip Shows Ethan Hawke Encouraging Johnny Simmons to Use His Intimidation Stare

While many parents regularly strive to provide the best possible life for their children, so that they can achieve their goals, some parents instead coerce their kids into fulfilling their personal aspirations. Hopper Sr., the at-times daunting father who’s portrayed by Ethan Hawke in the sports drama, ‘The Phenom,’ is one such parent who isn’t afraid to emotionally and psychologically push his son into capturing his dream. That determined ambition is showcased in Shockya’s exclusive clip premiere for the film’s Blu-ray and DVD release this Tuesday, August 30. RLJ Entertainment will unveil ‘The Phenom’ on Blu-ray and DVD after the distributor released the drama in theaters and on VOD and  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Stephen Lang Talks Don’t Breathe (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 23 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Stephen Lang Talks Don't Breathe (Exclusive)

Quickly judging a person just on their appearance is a misguided trait that many people take on, as they fall into society’s trap of not placing value of appreciating others for their personalities first. Swiftly being placed in dangerous situations that reveal people’s character as they struggle to protect themselves ultimately proves whether or not those instant intuitions are indeed accurate. Director Fede Alvarez, who co-wrote the script for his new horror film, ‘Done Breathe,’ with Rodo Sayagues, stunningly proved that people’s natural reactions in times of despair offer the most accurate insight into their temperament. Actor Stephen Lang plays one of the main complex characters in the thriller, which  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview Andy Powers Talks Clown (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Striving to protect and positively influence their young and impressionable children is a high priority for many parents, regardless of the troubling circumstances they find themselves in. Unfortunately, at times even their best intentions can fail and ultimately do more harm than good. That’s certainly the case with the married main characters in the horror film, ‘Clown,’ as they try to make their son happy on his birthday with a visit by the title iconic figure. But actor Andy Powers’ well-meaning character soon uncovers the frightening consequences of depending on superficial societal expectations to fulfill a sense of contentment. After Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment unveiled ‘Clown’ in select  [ Read More ]

Hip Hop Artist Chuckie Campbell Announces His Taking Back Tomorrow Tour

Chuckie Campbell & The Phaction have announced that their promotional tour for their new album, ‘Taking Back Tomorrow,’ will run through September 5, primarily across the western United States. The award-winning Buffalo hip hop artist is set to complete his current tour on September 4 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chuckie Campbell & The Phaction’s North American Summer Tour: The West also features fellow Buffalo hip-hop-rap-new school artist, G Premacy, who’s performing selective tracks from his album, The Move. ‘Taking Back Tomorrow’ features some of today’s most groundbreaking voices, including Iesha Green (who shares songwriting credits with Rihanna) and Heidi Feek (the daughter of country music stars, Joey and Rory Feek).  [ Read More ]

Interview: Robert LaSardo Talks Darkest Night (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Robert LaSardo Talks Darkest Night (Exclusive)

Embracing your true emotions, without fearing the effects of judgment, is a powerful sentiment held by both troubled characters and daring actions who are intent on taking control of their destines. Versatile and talented actor, Robert LaSardo, who has made a name for himself by portraying criminals and gang members, is powerfully highlighting his natural ability to rise above villainous stereotypes in all of his roles. The intellectual film and television performer has notably embraced the creative freedom that independent projects have offered him throughout his career. As a result, he has expertly shown how allowing actors to share their personal input on their roles can help authenticate the human  [ Read More ]

Cinderella and Four Knights Exclusive Clip Reveals Park So Dam's Secrets

Determining which of your suitors is your perfect match, especially when they know your personal secrets, can be a harrowing challenge. But actress Park So Dam is ready for the test in Shockya’s exclusive new clip from her hit Korean drama television series, ‘Cinderella and Four Knights.’ In the clip, which is titled ‘Learning Your Secrets,’ Park’s character, Eun Ha Won, loses her pocket book. She later discovers that it was not only found, but also read, by one of the billionaires that she is living with, Kang Seo-woo, who’s played by Jung Shin Lee. ‘Cinderella and Four Knights’ airs in the US on Fridays and Saturdays, exclusively on DramaFever,  [ Read More ]

Sully Official IMAX Trailer Shows Tom Hanks Defending Emergency Airline Landing

Tom Hanks is once again proving he’s one of America’s most respected heroes, as he bravely faces an intense investigation in his upcoming drama, ‘Sully.’ The biographical film, which is set to be released in theaters nationwide on September 9 by Warner Bros. Pictures, has unveiled its new official IMAX trailer. The new clip focuses on the Golden Globe-winning actor’s powerful personification of the title pilot, who had to defend his decision to heroically land his disabled plane onto New York City’s Hudson River. ‘Sully’s new trailer highlights how Director of Photography, Tom Stern, used IMAX cameras for nearly the entire shoot. The new drama marks the latest collaboration between  [ Read More ]

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Sundown DVD Giveaway Follows Devon Werkheiser and Camille Belle as They Embark on an Epic Spring Break

Teenagers often wish to end their high school experience with an epic experience that will offer them memories that they’ll always cherish. Devon Werkheiser’s character in the comedy, ‘Sundown,’ will surely have legendary moments that he’ll never forget from the spring break vacation he took during his senior year. Those occurrences will now always live on and be remembered by audiences, as the action film has been released on DVD this week by Lionsgaten. In celebration of ‘Sundown’s home release, Shockya is offering five lucky winners a DVD of the action comedy. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘Sundown’ DVD contest  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS
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Passionately pursuing admirable goals, no matter what challenging obstacles stand in the way, is a fulfilling aspiration that the most determined heroes aim to realize. The inspirational young title protagonist in the upcoming animated fantasy film, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ boldly relies on his courage to follow his dream of defeating his opposing enemies and protecting his life. Travis Knight, the president and CEO of the stop-motion animation studio, Laika, and up-and-coming actor, Art Parkinson, have also successfully obtained some of their ambitions by working on the family movie. Knight made the transition from working as a film animator to making his feature film directorial debut, while the 14-year-old  [ Read More ]

Categories: FEATURED, INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Giveaway Chronicles Fight for Survival and Home

Needing to relentlessly and endlessly battle soulless predators who don’t have remorse for their actions is a harrowing process, even for the toughest fighters. What makes the process even more terrifying is when the heroes must learn to take a step back from the violence they’ve needed to embrace, in order to humanely defend their homes. Learning to fight back against any threat, especially if it comes from within their community, with minimal harm has driven ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season,’ which Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on August 23. In celebration of the ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season’s home  [ Read More ]

Regina Spektor’s While My Guitar Gently Weeps Music Video Premieres to Support Kubo and the Two Strings

The new music video showcasing Sire Records artist Regina Spektor’s performance of the classic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ has officially debuted. The video’s premiere supports the song being included on Warner Bros. Records’ original motion picture soundtrack for ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ which is now available. The track can also be heard in the upcoming animated family movie. ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is set to be distributed in theaters nationwide this Friday by animation studio LAIKA and Focus Features. The companies have released the following synopsis for the adventure film: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed  [ Read More ]

Interview: Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Finding and embracing life’s true purpose can be a challenging experience for many adults as they struggle to determine their dreams, let alone young children who recently started school. But talented and versatile young actress, seven-year-old Madeleine McGraw, has already uncovered and embraced her natural talent as a performer. She has naturally showcased her ability to understand and connect with her character in the new Cinemax supernatural horror series, ‘Outcast,’ on which she made her television series regular acting debut. The drama highlights how McGraw understands both the joy and pain of her character during an at-times turbulent period in her life, which has rightfully garnered her critical acclaim. ‘Outcast’  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jon Heder Talks Ghost Team (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jon Heder Talks Ghost Team (Exclusive)

People who become highly determined to gain the attention of those they admire can often times take drastic measures, without any regard for the harmful consequences that may plague them along the way. But those repercussions can sometimes lead to surprisingly beneficial outcomes. The people they affect can learn how to appreciate their lives, particularly the unpredictable connections they have formed along the way. That’s certainly the case in Jon Heder’s new paranormal-inspired comedy film, ‘Ghost Team.’ The story chronicles the actor’s relatable protagonist learning how to embrace all that he has in his life. ‘Ghost Team’ follows Louis (Heder), the owner of a nondescript copy and print store that’s  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
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Television audiences are learning the harsh, but all-too-important, lesson that in history, only the truly disruptive ideas are destined to matter, through the upcoming home release of AMC’s period drama, ‘Halt and Catch Fire: The Complete Second Season.’ The critically acclaimed sophomore season of the cable network series is being released on DVD today from Anchor Bay Entertainment. In celebration of the television drama’s second season home release, Shockya is offering one lucky winner a Season 1 DVD, and another lucky winner a Season 2 DVD. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering the ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ DVD contest, and which season you would  [ Read More ]

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