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Interview: Elijah Wood and Celyn Jones Talk Set Fire to the Stars

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 30 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview Elijah Wood and Celyn Jones Talk Set Fire to the Stars

Seeking guidance and support from a mentor who you have long admired is often a beneficial and critical way for many people to achieve their goals and success in their lives. But when their advice, personality and behavior unexpectedly fails to live up to your expectations, the work they accomplished that you have long admired unfortunately begins to lose its appeal and acclaim. That emotional struggle of contending with losing respect for your hero, particularly when they have heavily influenced your career and beliefs, is grippingly chronicled in the biographical drama, ‘Set Fire to the Stars.’ The film, which is now available on Blu-ray and DVD, and was helmed by  [ Read More ]


Noah, played by Tyler James Williams, quickly became one of the fan favorites on “The Walking Dead” this past season and if you were bummed by the end of his story or simply want to relive his journey again, “The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season” will be able to help you reconnect with the character thanks to the bonus featurette, “Noah’s Journey.” The featurette includes commentary from Williams as well as Steven Yeun, executive producers Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero and other cast members about Noah’s impact, as well as his terrible death. A clip from the featurette is below the post. If you’re a Noah fan, get  [ Read More ]

Interview: Joe Dante Talks Burying the Ex (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 26 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Joe Dante Talks Burying the Ex (Exclusive)

Struggling to move on from a painful breakup can be a challenging task that people often have difficulty with, as they naturally and uncontrollably sentimentalize the seemingly better parts of their relationship. Even when they eventually accept the fact they have to move on and form more positive and meaningful connections, burying the past can still prove to be a challenge. That internal struggle is enthrallingly presented in director Joe Dante’s horror comedy, ‘Burying the Ex,’ in which the relatable protagonist, Max, tries move on from his recently ended romantic relationship. The independent movie, which was released in theaters and on VOD and iTunes last month, and will be released  [ Read More ]

Trailer for Upcoming Comedy Oliver, Stoned Released

Posted by monique On July - 23 - 2015 0 Comment
Oliver Stoned DVD cover

“Oliver, Stoned,” the newest comedy from Uncork’d Entertainment and BG Pics, is coming to DVD and digital release Aug. 4. The film’s main character, Oliver, has already been described by actor Seth Cassell as being “[a] little lost, wanting to belong to something[.]” Thanks to his own flubs, Oliver does find himself belonging to something – a group of people taking an adventure of a lifetime to find a car. “A smoke-filled, fast-paced comedy adventure starring Pitch Perfect 2’s Brea Grant and Southpaw’s Skylan Brooks, Oliver, Stoned fixes on the trippy antics of 26-year-old Oliver Barnes (Seth Cassell) who, upon discovering his car has been stolen, embarks on a drug  [ Read More ]

Enter in ShockYa’s Phantom Halo Twitter Giveaway

Posted by monique On July - 23 - 2015 0 Comment
Phantom Halo poster

Rebecca Romijn, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Luke Kleintank stars in the upcoming drama “Phantom Halo.” The film, also starring Rebecca Romijn, Sebastian Roché, Tobin Bell and Gbenga Akinnagbe, tells the story of two brothers who cope with the struggles of their family. “Brothers Samuel (Brodie-Sangster) and Beckett Emerson (Kleintank) are barely scraping by. Their father, Warren (Roché), continues to gamble and drink away any money they bring home. With all the havoc that is constantly going on in their lives, the family members each find solace in his own way, through Shakespeare, comic books and impossible love affairs. Beckett seizes the opportunity to make some easy money by counterfeiting in hopes  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season

The release of “The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season” is only a few weeks away, and in celebration of the upcoming release, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offered up a deleted scene! The scene, which will be featured on the home entertainment release, features Rick and Michonne discussing weaponry while they suss out the situation in Alexandria. “The Walking Dead” fans can relive the fifth season Aug. 25, when the show comes to DVD and Blu-ray plus Digital HD. People will be able to watch every episode in the five-disc set and, like the rest of the “Walking Dead” releases, there will be tons of bonus features. Apart from deleted  [ Read More ]

Child 44 Blu-ray

We’ve got an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip and stills from Tom Hardy’s latest film, “Child 44.” The film, also starring Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace, comes to Digital HD July 21 and on Blu-ray plus Digital HD, DVD plus Digital and On Demand August 4 courtesy of Summit Entertainment. The film is based on the first novel Tom Rob Smith’s acclaimed trilogy, adapted for the screen by Richard Price, directed by Daniel Espinosa and is produced by Ridley Scott. The film also stars Joel Kinnaman, Jason Clarke, Paddy Considine and Vincent Cassel. The film starts with a tragic death, leading Hardy’s character to suspect a conspiracy. After a friend’s son is  [ Read More ]

Become Bitten by Laura Vandervoort in Season 2 DVD Twitter Giveaway

Fans can welcome the world’s only female werewolf into their homes, as the second season of Syfy’s hit horror series, ‘Bitten,’ is now available on DVD. The 10-episode second season of the supernatural show, which stars Laura Vandervoort as werewolf Elena Michaels, received its DVD release after premiering on the cable network in mid-April. In celebration of ‘Bitten’ home entertainment release, Shockya is giving away three DVDs of the fantasy horror series. To enter, follow us @Shockya, and tweet us the phrase: “.@Shockya is giving away three DVDs of the second season of Bitten! Follow and RT to enter!” Or, you can email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that  [ Read More ]

Ansel Elgort Explains Caleb's Motives in Exclusive Insurgent Blu-ray Special Features Clip

While Tris and Four garnered a legion of dedicated follows who believe in their fight against the repressive leaders of their dystopian city in last spring’s ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent,’ the female protagonist’s brother, Caleb, was battling his own internal troubles. Ansel Elgort, who reprised his role as the conflicted Caleb in the hit sci-fi sequel to last year’s ‘Divergent,’ discusses his character’s troubles in Shockya’s new exclusive clip from the follow-up thriller. The behind-the-scenes video will be included in the special features section of the series’ first sequel’s Blu-ray. The behind-the-scenes ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ Blu-ray special features clip features Elgort on the sequel’s Atlanta set, as he states  [ Read More ]

Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell in Exclusive Clip From Adult Swim Comedy Series

Satan is actually granting people’s wishes, as Adult Swim has officially announced the return of its hit live-action series, ‘Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell.’ Cartoon Network’s late night programming block revealed that the second season of the show would debut this past Sunday, June 12, during its panel at San Diego Comic-Con two days earlier. To celebrate the series’ follow-up season’s broadcast premiere, Adult Swim distributed the show’s six-episode 2013 initial season on DVD today. Shockya is also honoring the second’s season release with a new exclusive clip, titled ‘Virgins in Hell.’ Set in the depths of the torturous title location of the afterlife, ‘Your Pretty Face Is  [ Read More ]

Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee Bond In Exclusive Slow West Special Features Clip

Determining who you can really trust to support you on your quest to happiness can be one of the most difficult journeys a person can take during their life. Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee are ambitiously embarking on that challenging process in Shockya’s new exclusive special features making of clip for their western drama, ‘Slow West.’ The clip supports the action thriller’s distribution this Tuesday, July 7 on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) by Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The drama was released theatrically by A24 in May, after it earned the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The western’s upcoming Blu-ray  [ Read More ]

Steven Seagal Searches For Absolution In Exclusive Blu-ray/DVD Special Feature Clip

Steven Seagal is looking for forgiveness as he’s conflicted over whether he should protect a girl who’s on the run, or remain loyal to his job as a contract killer, in the crime drama, ‘Absolution.’ In support of the action film’s home release this Tuesday, July 7, Shockya has a new exclusive clip featuring the actor from the Blu-ray and DVD’s special features. Lionsgate Home Entertainment, which will be distributing ‘Absolution’ on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD, has released the following synopsis for the action adventre film: When a contract killer John Alexander (Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a mob boss (Vinnie  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season

It’s that time again! AMC and Anchor Bay Entertainment are releasing another season of “The Walking Dead” on DVD and Blu-ray! “The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season” will be released on Blu-ray plus Digital HD and DVD Aug. 25. The five-disc set will feature all 16 episodes of the past season as well as tons of special features and bonus footage. For real, there’s a huge amount of features on this release. Special features include audio commentaries from showrunner/executive producer/writer Scott M. Gimple, executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, executive producer Tom Luse, executive producer/special effects make-up supervisor/director GregNicotero, director Julius Ramsay and actors Chad L. Coleman, Lauren Cohan, Danai  [ Read More ]

The Lazarus Effect Blu-ray

The alluring potential to be the first to uncover humanity’s most desirable scientific achievement-reversing the finality of death, and finally capturing the elusive and desirable fate of immortality-is an engrossing concept that has driven many diverse films. Director David Gelb’s supernatural horror thriller, ‘The Lazarus Effect,’ which is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, not only captivatingly explores that riveting idea, but also compellingly explores the question of whether opening the gap between life and death ultimately leads to the unleashing of an indestructible evil. The film grippingly shows that while reawakening the dead is meant to reunite separated loved ones, it actually leads to the  [ Read More ]

Infected DVD Review

Posted by juliana On June - 6 - 2015 0 Comment

Title: Infected (AKA The Dead Inside) RLJ Entertainment / Image Entertainment Director: Andrew Gilbert Writers: Andrew Gilbert, Julian Hundy Cast: Luke Hobson, Nicky Paul Barton, Roger Fowle Running Time: 120 min, Not Rated (Violence, Gore, Language) Special Features: NONE Available on Digital Video ad DVD June 2, 2015 A group of friends in Britain are bored and want to go out clubbing. Little do they know is that a zombie virus is spreading amongst the living. Pretty soon they are all running for their lives as the zombie uprising is upon them. They and a few survivors show up to an emergency rescue center and hide out until their resources  [ Read More ]

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