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New Snowden Trailer Exposes Shocking Footage at Comic-Con

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 22 - 2016 0 Comment
New Snowden Trailer Exposes Shocking Footage at Comic-Con

Shocking illegal surveillance activities involving one of the most influential government agencies of one of the world’s leading countries is being exposed in the latest trailer for the upcoming biopic, ‘Snowden.’ The second official trailer for Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone’s next significant drama debuted yesterday during its Comic-Con panel in San Diego. ‘Snowden’ was directed by Stone, who also co-wrote its script with Kieran Fitzgerald. The thriller stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the title role, as well as Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Scott Eastwood, Joely Richardson, Timothy Olyphant and Ben Schnetzer. The biographical drama, which was produced by Moritz Borman, Eric Kopeloff and  [ Read More ]

Sharlto Copley in Hardcore Henry

Relentlessly fighting to protect yourself in a revolutionary new circumstance can be a frightening prospect for many people, as they’re unaware of the potential danger the incident may bring. Accepting a total stranger’s seemingly altruistic help as you explore your radical new situation, despite not knowing their true motive, can be an even more daunting experience. Taking that leap of faith and unquestionably accepting the assistance of someone you don’t know is powerfully explored in actor Sharlto Copley’s progressive sci-fi movie, ‘Hardcore Henry.’ The South African performer intriguingly portrays a mysterious man who offers to assist the title character protect himself from a group of lethal mercenaries who want to  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Clip for Horror Documentary The Blackout Experiments Plays on Psychological Fears

Persistently avoiding their deepest psychological fears is a natural instinct many people cling to throughout their lives. But some brave individuals instead bond as they defy their anxieties, and wholeheartedly accept their deep-rooted angst. To showcase how people are embracing what brings them the most terror, Shockya is premiering a first-look exclusive clip from the upcoming horror documentary film, ‘The Blackout Experiments,’ which is titled ‘Survivors.’ The clip is supporting the release of the acclaimed movie, which will be distributed in select theaters and On Demand on Friday from Gravitas Ventures. The release comes after the documentary, which was directed by Rich Fox and produced by Kris Curry, had its  [ Read More ]

Vin Diesel Feels Good to be Back in xXx: Return of Xander Cage Teaser Trailer

Vin Diesel is embracing his status as an action icon once again in the newly released trailer for his upcoming thriller, ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage.’ The Screen Actors Guild Award-nominated actor is showcased feeling good to be reprising his title role, as Xander embarks on a new adventure, in the film’s latest clip. ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage,’ which was directed by D. J. Caruso, is set to be released in-theaters by Paramount Pictures on January 20, 2017. It’s the third film in the action adventure film series, and is a direct sequel to the original installment in the franchise, 2002′s ‘xXx,’ which was also led by Diesel. In  [ Read More ]

Dallas Sonnier

The Dallas Film Society has appointed two new local residents to its Board of Directors to further help promote the City of Dallas’ long-standing commitment to the art of filmmaking. The two latest members who have joined the nonprofit organization are in-demand film producer Dallas Sonnier, and non-representational artist Maureen Womack. Their addition to the company was announced by Dallas Film Society President and CEO, Lee Papert. “I am thrilled to announce that Dallas Sonnier and Maureen Womack will all be joining the Dallas Film Society Board of Directors,” said Papert. “We have sought to strengthen the representation on our board from the both the film community and the arts  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
Exclusive Women's Global Panel Clip Features Black Lives Matter Activist Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

Pursuing the fight to end violence against women is one of the most vital tasks global leaders can take on in modern society. Link TV host and former Air America Radio broadcaster, Laura Flanders, is one of the leading opponents against such brutality. Her determination to stop the cruelty is showcased in a special 60-minute edition of her series, ‘The Laura Flanders Show.’ The show recently featured the Bodies in Revolution panel, which brought together women human rights workers who share strategies and tactics for combating violence at the state, national and domestic level. To celebrate the dedication of the women human rights workers, Shockya is running an exclusive clip  [ Read More ]

Sour Punch Giveaway Celebrates National Sour Candy Day

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 18 - 2016 0 Comment
Sour Punch Giveaway Celebrates National Sour Candy Day

Candy lovers are about to experience the biggest explosion of sweet and sour ever, as their taste buds are set to join the latest party that honors their favorite snack. In the wake of the launch of Instagram-popularized holidays that recognize people’s favorite pastimes, July 18 has been declared the first-ever National Sour Candy Day. In celebration of the first-ever National Sour Candy Day, Shockya is offering one lucky winner a Sour Punch gift bag, which features a drawstring backpack, drinking tumbler, sunglasses, waterproof cell phone holder, and of course, tons of candy. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the Sour Punch  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS
FilmOn and Dame Dash TV Creating Lifestyle Programming For the Millennial Generation

The idea that opposites do attract is taking on a whole new meaning. FilmOn TV, the biggest online platform for free television and programming, is further uniting fans of such diverse musical styles as Latin and Urban, and distinct hobbies as celebrity news, sports, cars and travel, with its 59 new channels. More than a dozen additional channels are also set to go live in the coming weeks and months. The 59 new channels that were recently launched by FilmOn TV, which is owned by founder Alki David, include: Oi2 Media has released its first 50 global and free audio-stream music channels and radio stations, and is set to release  [ Read More ]

The Neighbor DVD

What was once believed to be an encouraging source of hope and support is now harrowingly transforming into one of society’s greatest threats. While neighbors were once a typical outlet of help, they’re now a terrifying origin of despair. To showcase that horrifying transition into how close acquaintances are now putting in each other in peril, Shockya is exclusively premiering the trailer for the upcoming suspense-thriller, ‘The Neighbor.’ The trailer for the highly anticipated drama has been unveiled to help support its home release later this summer. ‘The Neighbor’ will be distributed on DVD by Anchor Bay Entertainment, Fortress Features and Salt Company International Production, for the suggested retail price  [ Read More ]

Eli Roth’s Clown Invading Homes in Blu-ray and DVD Release

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 14 - 2016 0 Comment
Eli Roth's Clown Invading Homes in Blu-ray and DVD Release

One of the seemingly most joyful heroes of society, who’s believed to help bring families together in happiness, is actually proving to be one of America’s most menacing villains. Clowns, who are supposed to enter families’ homes in order to provide joy to children, are actually thriving on their secret ability to break apart kids’ bonds with their relatives. That menacing invasion of families’ security is chronicled in producer Eli Roth and director Jon Watts’ horror film, ‘Clown.’ The filmmakers’ twist on the scary clown genre will infiltrate homes when Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment distribute the movie on Blu-ray and DVD, for the suggested retail price of $26.99  [ Read More ]

Bitten The Final Season DVD Giveaway Shows the Fate of the World's Only Female Werewolf

Safeguarding your lineage is one of the most important aspects in life, particularly for the world’s only female werewolf. Elena Michaels is determined to protect her bloodline once and for all in the third and final season of the hit horror series, ‘Bitten.’ The final home entertainment installment of the VFX-driven series will showcase its protagonist fighting for her family when it’s released on DVD this Tuesday, July 19 by eOne. In celebration of the horror drama’s home release, Shockya is offering three lucky winners a DVD of the fantasy series’ final season. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘Bitten: The  [ Read More ]

Café Society Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 13 - 2016 0 Comment

Title: Café Society Director: Woody Allen Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively, Parker Posey and Corey Stoll Sentimentally pursuing your dreams, and wholeheartedly believing that you can overcome any obstacle that challenges you along the way, is an idealistic process that can become increasingly impractical as you can garner more experience. As people garner more knowledge in the society they wish to obtain success in, they often realize that the culture isn’t as captivating as they initially believed. That’s certainly the case in the new romantic comedy-drama, ‘Café Society.’ Writer-directer Woody Allen’s latest independent art house film is one of the Academy Award-winner’s most alluring and captivating  [ Read More ]

White Girl Official Red Band Trailer Explores Extreme Youth Behavior in New York City

The equally harrowing and liberating journey of coming-of-age in a gritty urban environment is a powerful process for anyone, no matter how experienced they have become. That reality is enthralling showcased in ‘White Girl,’ the feature film debut from writer-helmer Elizabeth Wood. The movie offers a chilling look at the modern youth living in New York City today. Set in the summer, the drama follows a college girl as he falls hard for a guy she just met. But when a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back. ‘White Girl’ stars Morgan Saylor, Brian Marc, Justin Bartha, Adrian Martinez, India Salvor Menuez, Anthony  [ Read More ]


Post Death Soundtrack’s The Unlearning Curve Album Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 10 - 2016 0 Comment
Post Death Soundtrack's The Unlearning Curve Album Review

Band: Post Death Soundtrack, featuring Kenneth Buck, Steve Moore and Jon Ireson Album: The Unlearning Curve Production: All songs by Kenneth Buck, Steve Moore and Jon Ireson, except track 7 by Colin Everall, Kenneth Buck, Steve Moore and Jon Ireson Vocals by Steve Moore and Kenneth Buck Lyrics by Steve Moore and Kenneth Buck, except chorus of track 5 by Colin Everall Produced and Engineered by Kenneth Buck and Jon Ireson Mastered at Suite Sound Labs in Vancouver Taking the soulful journey into the realm of self-discovery can be a powerful healing process for many people as they strive to regain control over their destinies. The Canadian-based band, Post Death  [ Read More ]


Interview: Breeda Wool AWOL and UnREAL (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Breeda Wool AWOL and UnREAL (Exclusive)

No matter how well composed they may appear to the world, adults are often times continuously struggling to find their true sense of self, even when society insists they should have already firmly established themselves. But that steady battle of trying to find their sense of identity is what ultimately helps people determine what kind of person they wish to be, and how they can achieve their goals. Actress Breeda Wool is powerfully contending with that domineering existential crisis in two of her latest projects, including Lifetime’s drama series, ‘UnREAL,’ and the romantic drama film, ‘AWOL.’ ‘UnREAL,’ which is currently airing its second season, was recently renewed for another season.  [ Read More ]

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