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True love can never truly be broken, even when both people are contending with lingering wounds. Soulmates Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, the main characters in the hit ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ series, are determined to find stability once again. Their journey to rebuild their fragmented trust is showcased in the first official trailer for the anticipated romantic drama, ‘Fifty Shades Darker,’ which debuted online this morning. The trailer for the follow-up to 2015′s successful film adaptation of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ features a cover of the song ‘Crazy in Love,’ as performed by Miguel. Beyoncé recorded a new version of her two-time Grammy Award-winning 2003 song for the official  [ Read More ]

Interview: William Shatner and Terry Bradshaw Talk Better Late Than Never

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: William Shatner and Terry Bradshaw Talk Better Late Than Never

The adventure of a lifetime for five celebrated men from across diverse mediums of entertainment is coming to its stunning conclusion in tonight’s Season 1 finale of the reality series, ‘Better Late Than Never.’ Episode 4 of the comedy-infused show will broadcast tonight from 10-11 p.m. ET on NBC. During the last leg of their trip, stars William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, Henry Winkler, George Foreman and Jeff Dye conclude their Asian adventure in Thailand. While in the Asian country, the actors and athletes first visit Phuket, where they take part in a wild water fight, before celebrating Bradshaw’s 67th birthday. Dye takes the former football quarterback to get his first  [ Read More ]

End of a Gun Exclusive Stills Feature Steven Seagal Battling a Drug Lord

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
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When society needs protection from a dangerous criminal and his dedicated legion of followers, there’s only man who can heroically safeguard the innocent: Steven Seagal. The actor is once again utilizing his martial arts expertise to stop a menacing outlaw whose sole intent is to further his own agenda, in his new action film, ‘End of a Gun.’ In honor of the crime thriller’s upcoming distribution by Lionsgate, Shockya is debuting an exclusive set of stills that feature Seagal fighting back against his enemies. In addition to Seagal, the drama also stars Florin Piersic Jr. and Jade Ewen. ‘End of a Gun’ was directed by Keoni Waxman, who also served  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Rob Reiner Talks Being Charlie (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 11 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Rob Reiner Talks Being Charlie (Exclusive)

Making a troubled protagonist engaging and sympathetic as they strive to overcome drastic circumstances that they have brought upon themselves can be a challenging process for many filmmakers. But director-producer Rob Reiner helped craft a relatable and honest, yet equally distraught, main character in the drama, ‘Being Charlie,’ who initially resents his parents for forcing him to break his drug addiction. However, on his turbulent road to sobriety, the film’s title teenager learns just how important it really is to discover who he really is without being influenced by external sources. ‘Being Charlie,’ which is based in part on personal experiences, was co-written by the filmmaker’s son, Nick Reiner, and  [ Read More ]

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Ouija: Origin of Evil Poster

Audiences are learning that it was never just a game as they’re delving back into the lore of the infamous Ouija spirit board. The second official trailer and new poster and stills from the upcoming drama, ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil,’ have been released. The supernatural thriller’s assets have been unveiled in anticipation of its upcoming theatrical release on October 21 by its distributor, Universal Pictures. ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ serves as the prequel to 2014′s sleeper hit, ‘Ouija,’ and both films are based on the Hasbro game of the same name. The second installment of the horror series stars Elizabeth Reaser, Annalise Basso, Lulu Wilson and Henry Thomas. Universal Pictures  [ Read More ]

Sully Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 8 - 2016 0 Comment
Sully Movie Review

Title: Sully Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney Capturing the heart and soul of an entire country following a poignant emergency can be an equally challenging and emotional process. Reclaiming that genuine sympathy almost eight years after the event can become an even more difficult experience. But in the new biographical drama, ‘Sully,’ director Clint Eastwood elegantly highlighted the heroic actions of the title character, Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, as he made his noteworthy emergency landing in New York in 2009. The film, which is based on the pilot’s autobiographical memoir, ‘Highest Duty,’ and will be released in theaters nationwide tomorrow by Warner Bros., is  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Meg Ryan Talks Ithaca (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 8 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Meg Ryan Talks Ithaca (Exclusive)

Making the transition into the next natural stage in life can be a daunting experience for many people, no matter how well prepared they are to further expand their knowledge, skills and emotions. But the new war drama, ‘Ithaca,’ offers captivating insight into not only the protagonist’s coming-of-age story, but also an acclaimed actress’ natural transition into working behind the camera. The movie marks the feature film directorial debut of Meg Ryan, who powerfully brought to the screen the story of a teenage boy who’s learning what it truly means to care for his family. The second movie adaptation of William Saroyan’s 1943 novel, ‘The Human Comedy,’ was penned by  [ Read More ]

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Uncover the Truth of Author: The JT Leroy Story in Documentary's Theatrical Release

The full truth behind the existence of literary wonder JT LeRoy is finally being brought to the public’s attention. ‘Author: The JT Leroy Story,’ the new documentary about the celebrated writer who turned out to just be an invention of another scribe’s imagination, opens this Friday in select theaters. Amazon Studios and Magnolia Pictures will distribute the film, which was written and directed by Jeff Feuerzeig, into Landmark Sunshine Cinema and Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Theatre in New York City. ‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’s theatrical release comes after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The documentary’ then screened at such other festivals as the San  [ Read More ]

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MJM’s MJM Parables Part 1 Album Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 6 - 2016 0 Comment
MJM's MJM Parables Part 1 Album Review

Artist: MJM-Mark J. Morgan, Singer-Songwriter Album: MJM Parables Part 1 Production: Mixing by TYE and Mastered by LANDR The harrowing heartaches people are often forced to overcome in their personal relationships are often the very emotions they embrace as they strive to better themselves. But for soulful singer-songwriter, Mark J. Morgan, who’s commonly known by his stagename, MJM, those tribulations don’t fuel his unique talents as a musician. As showcased in his latest album, ‘MJM Parables Part 1,’ the singer doesn’t embody his misfortune in love in his quest for redemption; instead he leans on the support of his faith as he tries to atone for the mistakes that have  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC REVIEWS, REVIEWS
D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz Revive Brotherly Bond During From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Season 3 Set Visit

Feelings of honor and respect are often amongst the most revered traits that continuously and powerfully bond family members, even during their most combative and strained times. The infamous Gecko brothers, who have garnered unrelenting awe from devoted horror fans over the past two decades, since they were first introduced in director Robert Rodriguez’s 1996 cult film, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn,’ are learning how to appreciate each other again, even during their most difficult times. This past April, Shockya had the pleasure of visiting the set of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,’ the television adaptation of the popular movie franchise, and witness the brothers’ humble reconciliation. During the set  [ Read More ]

Now You See Me 2 Exclusive Bonus Features Clip Shows How The Four Horsemen Pull Off their Most Impossible Heist

Convincing audiences to believe the magic that’s presented in front of them is a challenging process for any entertainer. Translating those illusions to the screen for an action-adventure film can be even trickier. In honor of this summer’s hit heist movie, ‘Now You See Me 2,’ being distributed on home entertainment, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the bonus features of the sequel. In the clip, which is titled ‘Filming the Magic,’ the comedy’s screenwriter, Ed Solomon, noted that process of adapting the magic tricks onto the screen was at times difficult. The scribe, who also contributed to the script for the 2013 original film, also mentioned that creating the  [ Read More ]

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Interrogation Exclusive Clip Shows Adam Copeland Getting Pinned Down

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 6 - 2016 0 Comment
Interrogation Exclusive Clip Shows Adam Copeland Getting Pinned Down

Courageously engaging in devious antics is often a clever way for heroes to successfully gain control over their opponents in any tense and dangerous situation. Former wrestling legend, Adam “Edge” Copeland, is proving how fearless he still is in taking down his enemies in his latest venture of acting. To celebrate Copeland once again bravely battling his latest opponent, Shockya has an exclusive clip, titled ‘Pinned Down,’ and image from the performer’s upcoming film, ‘Interrogation.’ ‘Pinned Down’s debut comes as the action thriller is set to be distributed on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD next Tuesday, September 20. ‘Interrogation’ marks the latest collaboration between distributor Lionsgate Home Entertainment and production  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Hard Target 2 Blu-ray Giveaway Follows Scott Adkins Hunting His Captors

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 6 - 2016 0 Comment
Hard Target 2 Blu-ray Giveaway Follows Scott Adkins Hunting His Captors

A disgraced mixed martial artist is seeking forgiveness for his self-perceived crime in the new drama, ‘Hard Target 2.’ The sequel to the 1993 thriller starring Jean-Claude Van Damme features action star Scott Adkins as the new lead character who’s forced into a deadly game of cat and mouse in the jungles of Thailand. Adkins’ protagonist is now the one chasing redemption, as well as his freedom, in the action follow up, which Universal Pictures Home Entertainment released on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and Digital HD today. In celebration of ‘Hard Target 2′s home release, Shockya is offering five lucky winners a Blu-ray of the action thriller. To enter, email  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
Uncork'd Entertainment Enters the Hunting Grounds as it Secures Domestic Distrubtion Rights

American audiences are about to become frightened as they prepare to enter the ‘Hunting Grounds.’ Uncork’d Entertainment has secured the American distribution rights to the award-winning creature feature, sales agent High Octane Pictures has confirmed. The distributor has not yet announced the details of the film’s official release. The film, which was written and directed by John Portanova, follows a a father and son who move into an old cabin in the woods after a devastating tragedy. Their lives become even gloomier when they’re forced to fight back against an angry clan of Bigfoot. Of ‘Higher Grounds’ acquisition, Galen Christy, head of High Octane Pictures, said “We are so excited  [ Read More ]

Interview: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Derek Cianfrance Talk The Light Between Oceans

Testing the boundaries of true love and it’s accompanying bliss can unfortunately end in catastrophe for even the most deserving people. They care so much about securing more happiness in their connection that they ignore the dangerous repercussions that can potentially arise. Having the willpower to do what’s right for the greater good, instead of just focusing on the effects that an action can have on one couple, is enthrallingly explored in the new romantic drama, ‘The Light Between Oceans.’ Based on the acclaimed 2012 Australian war fiction novel of the same name by M.L. Stedman, ‘The Light Between Oceans’ will be distributed into theaters nationwide on Friday by DreamWorks  [ Read More ]

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