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Burying the Ex Summer Preview

While many of the most prestigious films are distributed around the holidays, in hopes of garnering attention for the major awards season after the beginning of the new year, the summer season is also a noteworthy time for cinema fans. Summer 2015 is promising to be no different, as it’s the latest season set to release gripping, entertaining and memorable films that are sure to entertain both kids and adults. Kicking off the summer is the family drama ‘Freedom,’ which is set to be distributed on June 5 by Arc Entertainment. The music film, which was directed Peter Cousens and written by Timothy A. Chey, stars Cuba Gooding Jr., William  [ Read More ]

Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead

Mimi Rogers has reunited with her family, as well as several uninvited guests, after a freak accident in the upcoming first season of Starz’s horror comedy series, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead.’ The actress has been cast as Suzy Maxwell, the mother of series regular star Dana DeLorenzo’s character, Kelly, a wild child who’s trying to distance herself from her past. The recent ‘Mad Men’ and ‘NCIS’ alum is the newest addition to the cast of the premium cable network’s anticipated follow-up show of the cult ‘The Evil Dead’ film series. Besides Rogers and DeLorenzo, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ will also feature Bruce Campbell, who will reprise his role of the  [ Read More ]

Pernicious-Jackie-Moore

“Pernicious” is about to scare horror fans in theaters and On Demand and you know what? The film is so horrifying, even Jackie Moore, one of the stars of the film, was scared! Moore discusses what scared her in this interview we had with her below the post. Moore also outlines what makes a great horror film for her, some of her favorite horror films and how people who are new to horror can approach “Pernicious.” The film comes to theaters and On Demand June 19. Shockya: What can you tell me about your character Rachel? Jackie Moore: My character Rachel is kind of outspoken. She’s almost like the leader  [ Read More ]

Insidious Chapter 3's Lin Shaye Named Godmother of Horror by Wizard World

Legendary actress Lin Shaye was honored for her contributions in the horror genre by being named the “Godmother of Horror” at this past Mother’s Day weekend Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia. The performer was celebrated by Wizard World as she’s promoting her upcoming horror film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ which is set to be distributed in theaters by Focus Features on June 5. Besides reprising her role as gifted psychic Elise Rainier in the prequel in the popular supernatural series, Shaye also starred in more than 20 other horror films, including ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Snakes on a Plane.’ While discussing her character in the latest ‘Insidious’ movie,  [ Read More ]

Interview Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joely Richardson and Henry Hobson Talk Maggie

The graphically horrific murders of soulless, menacing zombies, whose only goal is to devour human flesh, has largely revived interest in the horror sub-genre in recent years. But the post-apocalyptic genre has taken a gripping turn with the new independent horror thriller, ‘Maggie,’ which will be released in select theaters and on VOD on Friday. The drama features an emotionally-driven and unique story in the fact that it humanizes people’s slow transformation into zombies. The movie, which marks the feature film directorial debut of graphic designer and commercial helmer, Henry Hobson, also offers a heartbreaking examination into the prolonged stages of grief that families experience as they watch their loved  [ Read More ]

Interview: Henry Hobson Talks Maggie (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 5 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Henry Hobson Talks Maggie (Exclusive)

While post-apocalyptic stories often harrowingly emphasize the negative effects that a large deadly global crisis devastatingly leaves on society, the popular cinematic genre often disappointingly fails to explore how those disasters also impact relatable human relationships in smaller communities. Allowing viewers to imagine themselves in such a disastrous situation, where a terminal illness progressively transforms them into menacing, zombie-like beings that are no way reminiscent of their old personalities, is powerfully showcased in the upcoming horror thriller, ‘Maggie.’ The independent drama, which will be released in select theaters and on VOD on Friday, marks the feature film directorial debut of graphic designer and commercial helmer, Henry Hobson. The filmmaker showcased  [ Read More ]

Interview: Joely Richardson Talks Maggie (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 5 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview Joely Richardson Talks Maggie

Parents who are forced to helplessly watch one of their children contend with a terminal illness, especially one that leaves them without control over their instincts and actions, is a undoubtedly devastating process. But when the parent’s loyalty to caring for their sick child puts their other children at risk, they’re forced to contend with the difficult moral question of how they should best protect their entire family. That conflicting judgment is powerfully showcased in Joely Richardson’s upcoming horror thriller, ‘Maggie,’ which will be released in select theaters and on VOD on Friday. The drama, which was helmed by first-time feature director, Henry Hobson, showcases the Golden Globe Award-nominated actress’  [ Read More ]

Pernicious Poster

Thailand is the setting for bloody horror in “Pernicious,” from Benetone Films. “Pernicious,” directed by James Cullen Bressack and written by Bressack and Taryn Hillin, will be in theaters and On Demand June 19. The film stars Emmy-nominated “Young and the Restless” actress Emily O’Brien as well as Ciara Hanna (“Power Rangers”) and Jackie Moore (“100 Ghost Street.” Just from the trailer alone, you can see that the claims of a “carnival for the eyes” and a “sexy, bloody, and heinous” by Dread Central and Horror News are extremely apt. Take a look at the trailer below the post and you’ll see just how horrifying this particular film is. “Pernicious”  [ Read More ]

Cooties' New Teaser Poster Warns Elijah Wood to Fight a Child Zombie Epidemic

Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and Alison Pill are fighting back with the infectious new teaser poster from Lionsgate Premiere’s upcoming horror comedy, ‘Cooties,’ courtesy of IMDb. The film, which opened the Stanley Film Festival last night, follows a group of misfit teachers who must defend themselves against a zombie epidemic that has risen amongst their elementary school students. The horror comedy, which will be one of the debut releases of the newly-launched Lionsgate Premiere label, will be released in select theaters and on VOD on September 18. The horror comedy was written by Leigh Whannell (the co-creator of ‘Saw’ and ‘Insidious’) and Ian Brennan (the co-creator of ‘Glee’), and directed  [ Read More ]

Insidous: Chapter 3 Tiptoe Through the Tulips music video

The “Insidious” horror franchise continues with “Insidious: Chapter 3,” starring Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Hayley Kiyoko and Lin Shaye. The film comes to theaters June 5, but until then, there’s a music video that gives you a taste of “Insidious”-esque scares. Music video “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” was made in partnership between Focus Features and digital millenial-focused studio Cinemand, founded by “Smiley” director Michael Gallagher, “Smiley” producer Michael Wormser and “@urFRENZ” producer Jana Winternitz. The team used the classic song, the direction of Gallagher as well as inspiration from the new film to utilize the acting talents from YouTube and Vine stars Meg Deangelis, Eric Ochoa,  [ Read More ]

Pernicious Unleashes a Nightmare with Trailer, Poster, Stills and Release Date

What began as an adventure of a lifetime for three young girls quickly turned into a nightmare, as shown in the official trailer, poster and stills for the upcoming horror film, ‘Pernicious.’ The thriller’s assets, along with the announcement of its release date, have been unveiled by its distributor, Benetone Films. The horror thriller will be released nationwide on June 19 in theaters and On Demand. James Cullen Bressack, who previously wrote and directed such horror films as ’13/13/13′ and ‘To Jennifer,’ helmed ‘Pernicious,’ which he also co-wrote with Taryn Hillin. Starring the Emmy-nominated Emily O’Brien (‘Young and the Restless’), Ciara Hanna (‘Power Rangers’) and Jackie Moore (’100 Ghost Street’),  [ Read More ]

Encounter the Horror of Insidious: Chapter 3 with the Into The Further 4D Experience

Fans of the acclaimed ‘Insidious’ franchise can physically and virtually picture themselves in a haunted house, reminiscent of the ones featured in the horror films, with the new “Into The Further 4D Experience.” The terrifying and fully immersive trip, which is helping promote ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ is unlike any other horror experience fans of the series and genre have ever encountered before. In the specially designed and unique 4D experience, which is set to next travel to such cities as Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and New York, during a national mobile tour, will use cutting-edge Oculus Rift. The virtual reality technology is being fused with horror for  [ Read More ]

Tom Harper-The Woman in Black 2

“The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” is now available to haunt your horror film collection! The Hammer horror film is now available on Blu-ray and DVD through Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and includes the featurettes “The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death: Chilling Locations,” “Pulling Back the Veil: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” (Blu-ray only), a deleted scene and the theatrical trailer. To celebrate the release, Shockya was able to interview the director of the film, Tom Harper. In the interview below, Harper discusses the intriguing decision to set the film in the middle of World War II, the theme of motherhood throughout  [ Read More ]

SXSW 2015 Interview: Ben and Chris Blaine and Abigail Hardinham Talk Nina Forever

Enduring a crippling sense of pain and loss often seems to be an isolating experience, as you struggle to overcome the harrowing feelings of being abandoned by, and detached from, the outside world. Whether you live in the quiet suburban countryside or in a chaotic city, people often don’t feel as though their self-imposed seclusion would be considered normal, as their emotions don’t get much attention by any part of society. Intensely missing someone who’s no longer in your life, and attempting to stay connected to that person you have so longingly loved, intriguingly fuels the new horror film, ‘Nina Forever.’ Brothers Ben and Chris Blaine, who made their feature  [ Read More ]

Interview: Bryan Coyne Talks Infernal (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 10 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Bryan Coyne Talks Infernal (Exclusive)

Following your natural and emotional instincts in an intriguing journey to not only contend with the struggles in your personal relationships, but also inspire the creative process in your career, can be an equally harrowing and gratifying process. In the new found footage horror film, ‘Infernal,’ which opens today in theaters and on VOD nationwide, a young married couple is relatably combating their ever-increasing difference in opinions and disagreements over how to best raise their daughter. Writer-director-producer Bryan Coyne, who made the film after helming the 2012 television baseball documentary, ‘Harvard Park,’ grippingly drew on inspiration from his own personal relationships to showcase how the seemingly happiest moments of a  [ Read More ]

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