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Cam Gigandet's Action Thriller The Base Begins Principal photography

Cam Gigandet is leading a group of military prisoners who have to fight off a terrorist attack, as he begins principal photography on the action movie, ‘The Base.’ The drama’s production companies, XLrator Media and Benattar/Thomas Productions, have announced the launch of shooting on the thriller. XLrator Media will release the film worldwide next year on its Turbo action label. ‘The Base’ marks the feature film directorial debut of military veteran, Jesse Gustafson. The filmmaker is a Columbia Film School graduate who has helmed and performed in over 40 stage productions. His film work includes writing and directing the short film, ‘Day 39,’ which was a finalist for a student  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

Interview: Daniel Zirilli Talks Crossing Point (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 10 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Daniel Zirilli Talks Crossing Point (Exclusive)

The most persistent people who are adamant in their determined pursuit to save their loved ones are often the ones who carelessly put their own lives in danger, without any regard for the consequences. That’s definitely the case with the strong-willed protagonist, Michael, in the newly released action film, ‘Crossing Point,’ which follows the lead character as he purposefully risks himself in order to protect his girlfriend. The adventure film, which was directed and produced by Daniel Zirilli, is now available on VOD, including Amazon, and iTunes, from distributor XLrator Media. ‘Crossing Point,’ which was written by Paul Dominic and actor Shawn Lock, follows the latter’s character, Michael, and Olivia  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
SXSW 2016 Interview: Simon Rumley Talks Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (Exclusive)

Wittily crafting a stunningly unique representation of a way of life that doesn’t feel redundant or unnecessary is often a difficult challenge that unfortunately not everyone can succeed at in their careers and personal lives. But Simon Rumley, who has made a name for himself as one of the UK’s leading independent genre directors over the past decade, is proving that it is possible to craft a rare portrayal of a seemingly commonplace lifestyle that’s unparalleled by other films. In his new horror movie, ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word,’ the filmmaker is breathing new life into the seeking revenge from the grave supernatural subgenre. The movie, which was written by  [ Read More ]

Enter Captain America Civil War with Free Poster by Linking Disney Movie Rewards and Fandango VIP Accounts

Film and comic book fans can pledge their allegiance to either Team Captain America or Team Iron Man by entering the legendary ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ Audiences can receive a free poster of either Team Captain America or Team Iron Man by linking their Disney Movie Rewards and Fandango VIP accounts. The superhero film was written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and produced by Marvel Studios. Since ‘Captain America: Civil War’ was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures into U.S. theaters this past Friday, May 6, the critically acclaimed action movie has grossed over $673 million worldwide. ‘Captain America: Civil War’  [ Read More ]

Categories: Action, MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS
2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview Joel David Moore Youth in Oregon

Being able to sympathetically cope with the increasing emotional and physical turmoil that harrowingly begins to plague an already sentimentally distant family after a member learns of their grim prognosis is a challenge that not everyone is able to take on. But those people who are relentlessly determined to reconnect with not only their ill relative, but all of their emotionally estranged loved ones, can ultimately reunite the family, even if they’re faced with immense struggles along the way. That’s certainly the case in the new comedy-drama, ‘Youth In Oregon,’ which was written by Andrew Eisen. Actor Joel David Moore made his solo feature directorial debut on the movie, which  [ Read More ]

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Christina Applegate and Josh Lucas Talk Youth In Oregon (Exclusive)

Surviving the turmoil that often arises when several generations of a family live together often leads people to think they truly know their relatives. But no matter how close in proximity parents and their children live to each other, they often don’t genuinely understand each other’s sentiments and motivations until they embark on an emotional journey together. That’s certainly the case in the new comedy-drama, ‘Youth In Oregon,’ which was written by Andrew Eisen. Actor Joel David Moore made his solo feature directorial debut on the movie, which had its world premiere during the Spotlight Section during last month’s Tribeca Film Festival. ‘Youth In Oregon’ follows Raymond Engersoll (Frank Langella),  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

Interview: Craig Sheffer Talks Code of Honor (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 6 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Craig Sheffer Talks Code of Honor

The painful mistakes people have made in their pasts can often harrowingly influence the decisions they make about their futures, and the way they interact with their communities in the present. That gripping sorrow that distressingly motivates people to take matters into their own hands, no matter what personal consequences they may later face, is intriguingly presented in actor Craig Sheffer’s new action film, ‘Code of Honor.’ The movie, which which Lionsgate Home Entertainment released today in select theaters and On Demand nationwide, was written and directed by Michael Winnick. The performer and filmmaker enthralligly present the idea that while revenge may seem satisfying in the moment, becoming a self-proclaimed  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1 Album Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 5 - 2016 0 Comment
Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1 Album Review

Featured Artists: Sonic Fear, Daniel Monroe, Upper Regions, Jon Lambousis, 3logit, This Human Condition, Scott Cameron, Acid Daze, J Tizzle, Cypha Da Moonchild, Time No More, Elastic Plastic Generation, Hypnotriq, Ermias, Boom, M!nts, Derrick Anthony, Perry Engineering, S.G.B and Addliss Album: Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1 Production: Teknofonic Recordings (label) Effortlessly being able to encourage the public to change their views on seemingly radical ideas, and undoubtedly embrace new opinions and ways of life, is a characteristic that not everyone naturally possesses. But those people who do have that gripping ability are able to reach diverse audiences, and revolutionize their thoughts and actions. Adam Reifsteck, a producer who’s also known as  [ Read More ]

Categories: MUSIC, MUSIC REVIEWS, REVIEWS
2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Patrick Wilson Talks A Kind of Murder (Exclusive)

The most enthusiastic idealists often become entrancingly drawn to the most intriguing, yet equally dangerous, prospectives that they can uncover. Even if continuing to pursue the seemingly alluring details of the threatening situation can impede their liberties and freedom, the thrill of the chase becomes the most stimulating element of their lives. That’s certainly the case with Patrick Wilson’s intriguing protagonist in the new psychological thriller, ‘A Kind of Murder,’ which is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1954 novel, ‘The Blunderer,’ and whose screenplay was adapted by Susan Boyd The intense journey into the lead character’s inquisitive mind was captivatingly showcased in the drama, which was helmed by BAFTA Award-nominated director,  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Abbie Cornish and Ed Gass-Donnelly Talk Lavender (Exclusive)

Uncovering the true horrors of a person’s mind, particularly after they determinedly bury their most daunting memories in order to heal, can be a truly traumatizing experience for anyone. The sudden and unexpected remembrance of a terrifying and deeply unsettling past can at times become even more agonizing as the situation itself. Co-writer-director Ed Gass-Donnelly’s new tense psychological thriller, ‘Lavender,’ alluringly shows how even with the power of the subconscious to forget past pain, that previous stress can still haunt people in the present. ‘Lavender’ follows Jane (Abbie Cornish), a photographer who has captured the images of old and abandoned farmhouses for as long as she can remember. Jane’s former  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
The Boy Blu-ray and Digital HD Giveaway Reveals a Family's Menacing Secrets

A young American woman is uncovering the menacing nature of the English family she has recently signed on to care for in this year’s frightening mystery film, ‘The Boy.’ In the latest horror movie from genre director William Brent Bell, ‘The Walking Dead’ actress Lauren Cohan discovers that not every seemingly ideal couple is as endearing and picturesque as they initially seem. That tense revelation is being made as the movie, which is now available on Digital HD, is set to be released on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on May 10 by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. In celebration of the horror thriller’s home release, Shockya is offering two lucky  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 1 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

People often determinedly set out to keep their darkest and most treacherous secrets buried deep away from society. But when one of their loved ones desperately sets out to uncover those perilous mysteries, in a well-meaning but ill-conceived attempt to better understand them, the results can turn out to be menacingly deadly. That’s certainly the case with the protagonist in the new horror film, ‘The Hoarder,’ which follows her as she desperately seeks to emotionally reconnect with her fiancé. As she determinedly and innocently tries to discover undisclosed information about him, she ultimately realizes that she must contend with her own enigmas in order to survive. After co-writing the script  [ Read More ]

She Sings to the Stars

Hope can be found in the most unexpected places, as anything is truly possible, is the powerful message that Larry Cedar is affirming in his new drama, ‘She Sings to the Stars.’ The indie film, which features the ‘Deadwood’ alum as a magician who’s setting out to inspire people to pursue their goals, is motivating audiences in its first clip. In support of the movie’s captivating message, Shockya is graciously premiering the video, ahead of the drama’s wide theatrical release later this year. In addition to Cedar, ‘She Sings to the Stars,’ which was produced by Circeo Films, also features Fannie Loretto and Jesus Mayorga. The drama marks the feature  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Interview: Jeremy Saulnier Talks Green Room (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 27 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jeremy Saulnier Talks Green Room (Exclusive)

Finally uncovering a humbling outlet that effortlessly inspires you to rely on your creativity to help you attain your goals is often a liberating and welcomed experience. But when that resourcefulness is suddenly driven largely by your natural instinct to protect yourself in a dangerous situation, your desire to prosper is quickly altered to taking an initiative to solely survive. Writer-director Jeremy Saulnier’s new crime thriller, ‘Green Room,’ is rightfully garnering acclaim, as the filmmaker relied on his past experiences in the punk rock world to craft a horror movie that’s intriguingly set in the intense musical genre. The drama smartly shows how a band that’s finally on the cusp  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
We The People: The Market Basket Effect's Exclusive Clip Shows Customers Becoming the Boss

A community is powerfully uniting, as corporate greed is breaking up a massive family grocery store empire, in Shockya’s exclusive clip from the new documentary, ‘We The People: The Market Basket Effect.’ The clip follows business people and New England residents, including Lowell, Massachusetts native, Ted Leonsis, the owner of the Washington Wizards and Capitals, as they chronicle how so-called financial experts and relatives don’t always know how to best serve their neighborhood. The movie, which was honored with the Audience Award at last year’s Boston Film Festival, is currently playing in New England theaters. FilmBuff is also set to distribute the documentary into screens in New York last Friday,  [ Read More ]

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