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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 ]

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 ]

Interview Mickey Keating and Ashley Bell Talk Carnage Park (Exclusive)

Young adults often have commendable plans when it comes to achieving their goals, and would take whatever means necessary to achieve those ambitions. But when tragic obstacles unexpectedly hinder their dreams, they have to quickly adapt to their new dire circumstances. That’s certainly the case with the admirable young protagonist in writer-director Mickey Keating‘s latest horror film, ‘Carnage Park,’ as she’s forced to fight back against her new enemies, who threaten her plans to realize her objectives. In the action crime film, talented actress Ashley Bell, who first made a name for herself in the horror-thriller genre in ‘The Last Exorcism’ series, once again proves her abilities in portraying a  [ Read More ]

Interview: Laura Allen Talks Clown (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 16 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Laura Allen Talks Clown (Exclusive)

Parents are often driven to only act in ways that will positively influence their young and impressionable children. Unfortunately, at times even their best intentions can fail and ultimately do more harm than good. That’s certainly the case with the married main characters in the horror film, ‘Clown,’ as they try to make their son happy on his birthday with a visit by the title iconic figure. But actress Laura Allen’s well-meaning character soon uncovers the frightening consequences of depending on superficial societal expectations to fulfill a sense of happiness, instead of following her own instincts. Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment are set to distribute ‘Clown’ in select theaters  [ Read More ]

New Poster For Rob Zombie's 31 Teaches The Show Must Go On

Carnival workers have been tricked into playing a deadly game, during which they must survive 12 hours of their own private hell at the hands of their tormentors, in order to live. The victims’ struggle is powerfully chronicled in the newly released first official trailer for the upcoming horror film, ’31.’ The trailer debuted after the movie’s first official teaser poster was revealed last week. The trailer and teaser poster have both been unveiled by Saban Films and Lionsgate. The two companies acquired the North American distribution rights for the thriller after it had its world premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival. The distributors will release the movie  [ Read More ]

Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Young adults often feel that they need to venture out on their own in order to truly discover their true personalities and fulfill their life-long dreams. But it often isn’t until they return home and reunite with their families, despite their initial hesitance, that they completely realize their rightful destinies. That all-to-important message is one of the main intriguing driving forces in CBS’s new comedy-drama series, ‘BrainDead.’ The new thriller show was created and executive produced by Robert and Michelle King, who previously collaborated with the network when they created the hit Emmy Award-winning legal drama series, The Good Wife.’ The pilot episode of ‘BrainDead,’ the Kings’ latest television effort,  [ Read More ]

Interview Darren Lynn Bousman Talks Abattoir

Many people often romanticize the seemingly idyllic characteristics of the past that appear to offer a serene way of life, without truly realizing what harrowing aspects can also often plague the situation. But the determined protagonist in director Darren Lynn Bousman‘s new horror film, ‘Abattoir,’ soon discovers how distressing the past can truly be when she realizes that a horrifying crime spree is coming back to haunt her. The all-too-important lesson of how the secrets of the past can truly harm a person’s present and future was highlighted when the film, which was written by Christopher Monfette, David J. Schow and Teddy Tenenbaum, screened at the 2016 Los Angeles Film  [ Read More ]

Charisma Carpenter in Girl in Woods

Journey with the ‘Girl in Woods’ to help her battle nature and her own demons, in an effort to protect her survival and sanity, as the horror film is distributed on home release. The thriller will be distributed by Candy Factory Films on June 3 on Cable and Digital HD. The film will be available to rent or own through such outlets as Comcast, DirecTV, iTunes, Dish, Amazon Instant, Google Play and Vudu. ‘Girl in Woods’ marks the latest release from writer-director-producer Jeremy Benson, who previously penned, helmed and produced the 2005 horror movie, ‘Shutter,’ and the 2008 genre film, ‘Live Animals.’ His new horror thriller stars Juliet Reeves, Charisma  [ Read More ]

Screamfest 2016 Announces Dates and Names Lydia Hearst as Festival Ambassador

Genre fans can prepare to be scared out of their seats during the upcoming Halloween season, as Screamfest has announced that its 16th annual event will take place from October 18-27, 2016 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood. Actress Lydia Hearst, who has made a name for herself in the genre in recent years by starring in such films as ‘#Horror‘ and ‘Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero,’ will serve as the ambassador for this year’s festival. “I’m honored to serve as ambassador for Screamfest,” said Hearst, whose film ‘Condemned‘ premiered at last year’s festival. “Screamfest provides an amazing platform for filmmakers and actors like me to showcase our  [ Read More ]

Go Behind the Scenes of the New Penny Dreadful Prequel Comic Book Series

Dark and dangerous secrets will no longer be kept hidden, as horror fans can now uncover powerful, relentless forces from the underworld. Devotees of the genre are now being offered a behind-the-scenes look at content from the creators of the art seen in Issue #1 of Titan Comics’ new ‘Penny Dreadful’ prequel comic book series. The third season of Showtime’s acclaimed, Golden Globe-nominated horror drama series is now airing on Sundays at 10p ET/PT on Showtime Networks. ‘Penny Dreadful’ can also be streamed on Showtime Anytime. The current season features such returning series regulars as Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney and Eva Green. In ‘Penny Dreadful’s first behind-the-scenes video,  [ Read More ]

Witness Strange Happenings in Enfield in New The Conjuring 2 Featurette

The destruction of the seemingly strong connection of a close-knit family is powerfully explored in a new featurette for the upcoming supernatural thriller, ‘The Conjuring 2.’ The video, which is titled ‘Strange Happenings in Enfield,’ chronicles how the devoted Hodgson family moved into a home in Enfield, Englad without having any prior knowledge that it was haunted by a poltergeist. As a result, the relatives were forced to overcome their inner turmoil and bond together, in order to survive. ‘Strange Happenings in Enfield’ was released by Warner Bros. Pictures, whose genre division, New Line Cinema, will distribute the movie in theaters on June 10. The film serves as the follow-up  [ Read More ]

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 ]

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 ]

Most Likely To Die's Exclusive Trailer Shows Heather Morris Reentering the Murderous World of High School 2

Life-long adolescent rivalries are preventing the past from resting in peace in the upcoming horror film, ‘Most Likely to Die.’ Heather Morris is harrowingly discovering that old grudges die hard as she’s playing the hand she’s dealt in the movie, in which she’s forced to oppose such long-standing opponents as Perez Hilton and Jake Busey. To showcase the enduring struggles Morris’ character is forced to face, Shockya is premiering a new exclusive trailer for the movie. ‘Most Likely To Die’ was directed by ‘Last Shift’ helmer, Anthony DiBlasi, and written by first-time feature film scribe, Laura Brennan. Marvista Entertainment is set to release the horror film in theaters on May  [ Read More ]

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