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Universal Brings Syfy Face Off Characters to Halloween Horror Nights

The most gruesome characters to be featured on the hit Syfy competition series, ‘Face Off,’ will be featured at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studio Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights events. The nightmarish creatures will begin frightening guests on Friday, September 19, as some of the up-and-coming make-up artists from the show will bring the ghouls to life. Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights will feature a new street experience with ten different character creations that are inspired by the acclaimed SyFy series. The creatures will feature a design from Laura Tyler, the winner of ‘Face Off’s fifth season, who is now working as a make-up artist at the theme park. The  [ Read More ]

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Unveils New Mazes Aboard the Haunted Ship

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor is once again rising from the depths of its haunted history to frighten crowds who dare to enter its rich past. Between October 2 and November 2, Dark Harbor will unveil new attractions that include two new mazes, the Voodoo Village and an Exclusive Encounter on board the infamous ship. Several beloved veteran characters, including The Ringmaster and the grotesque spirits of the Queen, will return for the delightful terror aboard Dark Harbor, and will be accompanied by live entertainment. The Ringmaster will host a frightening show at The Circus, which will located in the outdoor dome just off the ship. The new death-defying mazes,  [ Read More ]

Annabelle

“The Conjuring” was well-received by critics and horror fans alike, and if you were a fan of the creepy film, get ready for even more creepy moments with the prequel, “Annabelle.” The film, starring Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard, Ward Horton, Tony Amendola, Eric Ladin and Brian Howe is promising tons of scares, especially since the premise for the film is one small sentence: “Before ‘The Conjuring,’ there was Annabelle.” That’s all you need to know. If you want to get a little more of a preview of the film, check out the teaser trailer embedded below. You can also take a look at this awesomely scary first look at the  [ Read More ]

Starz Digital Media to Get Dirty with Release of Film Septic Man

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 14 - 2014 0 Comment
Starz Digital Media to Get Dirty with Release of Film Septic Man

‘Septic Man’ is set to be distributed in homes and in theaters, as the horror film has received an official release date. The movie will be distributed by Starz Digital Media, and has received an On Demand and digital download release date set for August 12. After having a limited theatrical run on August 15, the film’s DVD will then be available on August 19. ‘Septic Man’ follows the title character, Jack (Jason David Brown), a sewage worker who is determined to uncover the cause of the town’s water contamination crisis. During his investigation, he becomes trapped underground in a septic tank and undergoes a hideous transformation. He must team  [ Read More ]

Housebound Brings Terror Home with On Demand and Theatrical Release

The scares of tense family relationships and supernatural supersitions are set to be released when the horror comedy, ‘Housebound,’ will hit theaters, VOD and iTunes on October 17. XLrator Media will distribute the movie, which was written and directed by Gerard Johnstone and stars Morgana O’Reilly, Rima Te Wiata and Glen-Paul Waru. The following synopsis for ‘Housebound’ has been released by XLrator Media: Kylie Bucknell (O’Reilly) is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam (Te Wiata) – a well-intentioned  [ Read More ]

Interview: Lindsey McKeon Talks Supernatural

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 11 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Lindsey McKeon Talks Supernatural

Taking risks as you try to figure out where you belong, and what you should be doing with your life, can be a difficult challenge for anyone, no matter what their circumstances or personalities are like. That’s certainly the case with both actress Lindsey McKeon, a former two-time Daytime Emmy Award nominee for her role as Marah Lewis on ‘Guiding Light,’ as well as one of her more recent characters, Tessa the Reaper, on the hit CW series, ‘Supernatural.’ The actress began her career on more family oriented shows as ‘Saved by the Bell: The New Class’ and ‘Boy Meets World,’ before delving into more sultry roles, such as on  [ Read More ]

The Possession of Michael King Takes Over Theaters and Home Release

‘The Possession of Michael King’ will be taking over theaters and home release when Anchor Bay Films unleashes the horror film in theaters on August 22, and Blu-ray, DVD, VOD and iTunes and August 26. The movie marks the writing and directorial debuts of filmmaker David Jung, who also worked on the story with Tedi Sarafian. The movie stars Shane Johnson, Julie McNiven, Ella Anderson, Cara Pifko, Dale Dickey and Tomas Arana. Anchor Bay Films has released the following synopsis for ‘The Possession of Michael King’: Michael King (Shane Johnson) doesn’t believe in God or The Devil. Following the sudden death of his wife, the documentary filmmaker decides to make  [ Read More ]

Enter in ShockYa’s Wolf Creek 2 Twitter Giveaway!

Posted by monique On July - 1 - 2014 0 Comment
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“Wolf Creek 2″ has already been released for home viewing, giving horror and thriller fans the scares and chills that they’ve been itching to see since the first “Wolf Creek.” If you’re a fan of the franchise and want to get your hands on the latest “Wolf Creek,” ShockYa’s got you covered with our Twitter giveaway! We have two DVDs to give away and to enter, all you need to do is get to your Twitter account. Follow us @Shockya and tweet us the phrase, “@Shockya is giving away two Wolf Creek 2 DVDs! Follow and RT to enter!” You can enter every day until July 14. After that, we’ll  [ Read More ]

Hemlock Grove Roman Character Poster Season Two

Netflix is scaring up chills with all-new character posters for the upcoming second season of its hit horror series, ‘Hemlock Grove.’ In anticipation of the premiere of the 10 episodes of the second season, which will offer more gore, chills, murder, suspense and blood, the character posters are revealing glimpses of Olivia, Roman, Shelley and Norman. The follow-up to last year’s hit first season, which was nominated for an Emmy Award for special effects, will premiere on Netflix on Friday, July 11 at 12:01 am PT. This season features a new set of mysteries, including the new dark force, “The Big Bad.” The Eli Roth-produced thriller features returning stars Famke  [ Read More ]

Dermot Mulroney Enters The Further As He Joins Insidious: Chapter 3

Dermot Mulroney is set to enter The Further as he has been cast in the upcoming horror film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3.’ Scribe Leigh Whannell, who’s returning to the hit franchise after writing the first two installments, made the announcement on his Twitter page. The filmmaker made the announcment after confirming he’ll take over the directorial duties with the series’ second sequel. There’s no word yet on who Mulroney, who was most recently seen in ‘August: Osage County’ and ‘Jobs,’ will play in, and how he will fit into the story of, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3.’ But he will be joined by several actors who return from the first two films, including  [ Read More ]

Eric Bana Will Deliver Us From Evil with New 15-Minute Featurette

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 29 - 2014 0 Comment
Eric Bana Will Deliver Us From Evil with New 15-Minute Featurette

Eric Bana is set to ‘Deliver Us From Evil’ in a new 15-minute featurette from his upcoming horror film. In the clip, titled ‘Sarchie,’ the name of the actor’s character in the crime thriller, the New York police officer is presented as being a decorated sergeant who has been on the job for over 18 years. But he also leads another secret life, in which he’s a highly regarded demonologist who battles evil and helps those who have nowhere else to turn. ‘Deliver Us From Evil,’ which is based on the true events of the retired NYPD police officer, is set to be released in theaters on Wednesday by Screen  [ Read More ]

Fans Voted to be Scared by Cannibals at Halloween Horror Nights 2014

Online voters were thinking Bon appetite as they selected Mask-a-Raid, a Scare Zone concept for the first-ever Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights Choose Your Scare online voting competition. Fans were hunger with anticipation to be greeted by a hoard of blood thirsty cannibals masquerading as French aristocrats during the Choose Your Scare competition. The winning cannibal Scare Zone concept is set to frighten audiences at the popular event this fall. The Mask-a-Raid Scare Zone concept will be staged in Universal Studios Hollywood’s French Street location. It will transport guests to the time when masquerade balls were a staple of society in pre-Revolutionary War France. But the park’s guests will  [ Read More ]

Coherence Movie Review

Posted by Perri Nemiroff On June - 24 - 2014 0 Comment
Coherence

Title: Coherence Directed By: James Ward Byrkit Starring: Emily Foxler, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Lorene Scafaria, Elizabeth Gracen, Hugo Armstrong, Alex Manugian, Lauren Maher There’s more suspense in this low budget dialogue-driven sci-fi thriller than many effect-heavy, $100 million+ blockbuster wannabes. “Coherence” focuses on Em (Emily), Kevin (Maury Sterling), Mike (Nicholas Brendon), Lee (Lorene Scafaria), Beth (Elizabeth Gracen), Hugh (Hugo Armstrong), Amir (Alex Manugian) and Laurie (Lauren Maher), a group of friends reuniting for a dinner party. It’s all small talk and a little bit of gossip until the lights go out. Power goes out all the time for various reasons, but the strange thing is, the entire neighborhood is  [ Read More ]

Jesse Hutch

Jesse Hutch is fighting for his life against Rusty Nail in “Joy Ride 3,” the most horrortastic installment in the “Joy Ride” series. ShockYa was happy to talk to Hutch about his leadership role in the film, reuniting with Ken Kirzinger and funny horror movies. “Joy Ride 3″ is available for home viewing now. I’ve talked to Ken Kirzinger last week, and from what I’ve heard, the film is going to be even more exciting than the other two. Jesse Hutch: I’m hearing that the word on the street is that that’s correct, apparently [laughs]. It’s one of those things that you never know how people are going to take  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead Tree Walker Blu-ray

The end of the summer are usually called the dog days of the season, but this time around, they’re going to be the season’s zombie days!”The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season” will be released on Blu-ray plus Digital HD with Ultraviolet and DVD on Aug. 26. Each format will include five discs, with the episodes presented exactly how they were broadcast on television. tHE Blu-ray plus Digital HD with Ultraviolet also presents the episodes crystal clear 1080p high-definition and lossless Dolby TrueHD 7.1 audio. Just like with past “Walking Dead” releases, this release will have tons of bonus features, such as deleted scenes, never-before-seen production footage and audio commentaries.  [ Read More ]

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