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Interview: Jen and Sylvia Soska Talk See No Evil 2 (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 26 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Jen and Sylvia Soska Talk See No Evil 2 (Exclusive)

Fearlessly pursuing your highest aspirations in an effort to fulfill your true desires and define your personality can be an ever-increasing daunting task. The new horror film ‘See No Evil 2,’ which is now available on VOD, Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD, effortlessly showcases the natural filmmaking skills of co-directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, as they set out to prove their distinctive story-telling talents. The twin helmers passionately stop at nothing to incorporate their unique goals and personalities into their movies, which brilliantly allowed the series’ murderous antagonist, Jacob Goodnight, to terrifyingly indulge in his need for revenge. ‘See No Evil 2,’ which is set later on the same night  [ Read More ]

Kingsman: The Secret Service Colin Firth Poster

Get ready to go undercover with the new domestic character posters for the upcoming action film, ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service.’ The latest posters for the thriller, which 20th Century Fox will distribute into theaters on February 13, 2015, feature stars Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson and Taron Egerton. ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ was helmed by ‘X-Men: First Class’ director, Matthew Vaughn, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jane Goldman. The thriller, which also features Michael Caine, is based upon the comic book, ‘The Secret Service,’ by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The following synopsis for ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ has been released by 20th Century Fox: Based upon the acclaimed  [ Read More ]

Categories: Action, Comedy, MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS

Enter to Win a Rosewater Prize Pack in Shockya’s Twitter Giveaway

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 25 - 2014 0 Comment
Rosewater Poster

With the holiday season beginning and people around the world embracing their freedoms, ‘Rosewater,’ the screenwriting and directorial debut of ‘The Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart, is also reminding audiences the lengths some will go in order to protect the rights of others. The biographical drama, which is based on the inspiring true story of BBC journalist Maziar Bahari’s months-long capture in Iran in his quest to protect citizen’s right to vote, is now playing in theaters. Open Road’s film is based on Bahari’s New York Times best-selling memoir, ‘Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,’ which is now available in paperback and retitled  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks The Mule (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 24 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks The Mule

Collaborating with a long-time close friend on a project, and compassionately discovering along the way how much you truly care about the other person, is a powerful way to determine who the most important people in your life are, and how far you would go to protect and support them. Leigh Whannell, who co-starred, co-wrote and co-produced his new independent Australian drama, ‘The Mule,’ with his fellow ‘Insidious‘ actor, Angus Sampson, perfectly embraced each other’s vision and ideas for their latest film. Their natural understanding of each other’s ideas and work ethic effortlessly shifted onto the screen in the crime film, which is now playing in theaters and on VOD  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

Interview: Angus Sampson Talks The Mule (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 24 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Angus Sampson Talks The Mule (Exclusive)

Struggling to find your place in the world and the best way to convey your identity so that people truly understand and appreciate you can be a challenging task. Australian actor Angus Sampson, who’s known to American audiences for his portrayal of Tucker in the ‘Insidious’ film trilogy, powerfully showcased his full versatility and personality with his debut feature film writing, directing and producing effort, the crime drama ‘The Mule.’ The filmmaker and actor, who co-wrote and co-starred with one of his fellow ‘Insidious’ performers, Leigh Whannell, in ‘The Mule’ proved that naturally incorporating humor and relatability into a serious subject such as drug smuggling can help audiences truly comprehend  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

Interview: Katharine Isabelle Talks See No Evil 2

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 23 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Katharine Isabelle Talks See No Evil 2

Commandingly portraying a powerful protagonist who isn’t afraid to go after what they want, regardless of the harrowing consequences they may face, can be a challenge for actors, particularly when the character is susceptible to vulnerabilities throughout an intense horror film. But versatile actress Katharine Isabelle once again proved her talent of effortlessly showing a determined victim’s strengths and will to survive in ‘See No Evil 2,’ her latest horror collaboration with twin directors, Jen and Sylvia Soska. The actress and filmmakers, who previously collaborated on last year’s gripping horror crime drama, ‘American Mary,’ reunited to once again prove that when a compelling and dynamic female character sets out to  [ Read More ]

Go Behind the Scenes of Daniel Radcliffe's What If with Exclusive Blu-ray Special Features

Discover the possibilities of finding true love and connections in the fast-paced life of Toronto in the upcoming home release of Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan’s romantic comedy, ‘What If.’ Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the film, which ponders the question of what if being friends has its benefits, on Tuesday (November 25) on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. In celebration of ‘What If’s upcoming home release, Shockya is giving away three copies of the romantic comedy’s Blu-ray, which are all signed by Radcliffe. To enter, follow us @Shockya and tweet us the phrase: “@Shockya is giving away three signed What If Blu-rays! Follow and RT to enter!” You  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS
Exclusive Glimpse at the Cover for Jeffrey Reddick and J.D. Matthews' Novel Tamara Shows Karma's a Witch

Tamara Riley is proving that high school can be hell for everyone in the new cover for authors Jeffrey Reddick and J.D. Matthews’ recently released E-book, ‘Tamara.’ The cover for the novel, whose Kindle edition is now available on Amazon, is being revealed exclusively on Shockya before it’s officially unveiled for the novel’s expanded release in print. ‘Tamara’ is based on the original R-rated script Reddick penned for his 2005 horror film of the same name, which featured Jenna Dewan Tatum in the title role. The novel includes characters, storylines and scenes not incllude in the movie, which was directed by Jeremy Haft. The novel’s publisher, Piper Press 69, has  [ Read More ]

Anchor Bay Entertainment Dares You to Enter Fear Clinic with Blu-ray and DVD Release

Get ready to be treated by horror icon Robert Englund in his anticipated film, ‘Fear Clinic,’ which is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Febraruy 10, 2015 by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The highly anticipated and shocking movie, which is based ont he critically acclaimed and fan favorite 2009 FEARnet.com series, was directed by ‘Laid to Rest’ helmer, Robert G. Hull. In addition to the famed ‘Freddy Krueger’ star, ‘Fear Clinic’ also features Fiona Dourif, Angelina Armani, Thomas Dekker, Stone Sour and Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor in his acting debut. ‘Fear Clinic,’ which was co-written by Hall and Aaron Drane, follows five survivors as they return to  [ Read More ]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 19 - 2014 0 Comment
The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 1 Movie Review

Title: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Director: Francis Lawrece Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemswroth, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore, Donald Sutherland, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stanley Tucci and Elizabeth Banks Having the inner emotional strength and capability to not only protect yourself and the people who are the closest to you throughout difficult times of war and turmoil is an intense burden for anyone to take on, especially for a teenager. But when a person naturally embodies the ability to lead not only their loved ones in the fight against their oppressors, but also powerfully influence an entire country who believes in their ideals  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, REVIEWS
Go Behind the Scenes of Daniel Radcliffe's What If with Exclusive Blu-ray Special Features

Explore the possibilities of finding true love and connections in the modern, fast-paced life of Toronto in two new Behind the Scenes clips from Daniel Radcliffe’s romantic comedy, ‘What If.’ The clips, titled ‘Dalia’ and ‘Toronto,’ are among the special features exclusively included on the film’s upcoming Blu-ray. Watch the two clips below before Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases the film on Tuesday (November 25) on Blu-ray, as well as on DVD and Digital HD. The first clip, ‘Dalia,’ follows the film’s lead actress, Zoe Kazan, on the set as she sits down to discuss why she likes her character, Chantry. During her interview, the actress states that she thinks  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD ARTWORK, DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS

Reach Me Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 17 - 2014 0 Comment
Reach Me Movie Review

Title: Reach Me Director: John Herzfeld Starring: Lauren Cohan, Kyra Sedgwick, Thomas Jane, Kevin Connolly, Tom Sizemore, Nelly, David O’Hara, Terry Crews, Cary Elwes, Tom Berenger, Sylvester Stallone and Danny Aiello Incorporating well-meaning messages about the importance of truly embracing who you are while you strive to reach your full potential is often a riveting and inspirational plot element filmmakers infuse into their movies to make their stories more relatable to their intended audience. But integrating that all-important theme into a large ensemble action film that’s fueled by self-indulgent characters who often find themselves in morally corrupt situations can prove too be challenging. Writer-director John Herzfeld admirably tried to create  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, REVIEWS

Interview: Glenn ‘Kane’ Jacobs Talks See No Evil 2

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 17 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Glenn 'Kane' Jacobs Talks See No Evil 2

People often overlook the all-important resiliency of those who appear not to have the determination to achieve what they want in life. Jacob Goodnight, the brutal mass murderer in the 2006 slasher film, ‘See No Evil,’ was driven to commit his heinous crimes from the manipulations of his mother. But the criminal proved his emotional resolve in going after what he truly wants in the horror movie’s new sequel, ‘See No Evil 2,’ which is now available On Demand, Digital HD, Blu-Ray and DVD. WWE wrestler Glenn ‘Kane’ Jacobs, who reprised the role of the ruthless killer from the original film, also showcased his emotional versatility in the follow-up, which  [ Read More ]

Anne-Simone Bittersweet Album Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 16 - 2014 0 Comment
Anne-Simone's Bittersweet Album Review

Artist: Anne-Simone Album: Bittersweet Album Co-produced By: Steve Fisk and Anne-Simone Passionately contemplating the true emotions of the one person who has long known you the best is a continuous struggle many people face as they strive to determine where their relationship is truly headed. Versatile musician Anne-Simone, a Seattle resident who co-produced her upcoming debut album, ‘Bittersweet,’ enthrallingly expressed her relatable and gripping exploration of heartbreak in the album’s six songs. On the record, which is set to be released on January 11, 2015, the singer-songwriter engagingly revealed her most venerable feelings of not entirely knowing where she stands with the person she so devotedly loves. Simone, who’s also  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC REVIEWS, REVIEWS, VIDEO

Interview: Zeke and Simon Hawkins Talk Bad Turn Worse

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 16 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Zeke and Simon Hawkins Talk Bad Turn Worse

Taking a strong and unwavering stance on an important issue, no matter what challenges you’re forced to endure as a result, is a crucial moment that powerfully defines your character and the rest of your life. Brothers Zeke and Simon Hawkins made such a critical decision when they rightfully decided to co-helm their first feature film together, the crime thriller ‘Bad Turn Worse,’ which is now playing in theaters and On Demand. The coming-of-age drama, which marks the feature film writing debut of scribe Dutch Southern, enthralling chronicles the life-altering decisions three young friends must make when they inadvertently find themselves involved in a crime. The story also entrancingly emphasizes  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

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