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Cinematic Chills At Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 2015

Posted by Sabina Ibarra On September - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
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The Halloween season has officially been kicked off by Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights. We got a chance to attend the opening day of the west coast haunt and experience their mazes first hand as if we were thrown into the worlds of this year’s properties. From Halloween’s Michael Myers to the ghosts of Crimson Peak, we’re running down what monsters reign supreme at HHN 2015!

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Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights opens its gates this week. Creative Director John Murdy led a sneak peek at a couple of the Hollywood theme park maze offerings with two returning franchises Halloween and Insidious for this year’s event. Here are the things you won’t wanna miss while being terrified: Halloween: Michael Myers Comes Home In the Halloween Maze for this year’s haunt, John Murdy brings Carpenter’s iconic Michael Myers back to lurk in the shadows of his hometown. The front facade of the Myers home has been modeled much like the one in the film, in it’s decayed and haunted state that both he and Dr. Loomis find it in and that the  [ Read More ]

Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2015 Scaring Audiences with Announcement of First 10 Films

Film enthusiasts can prepare to be frightened out of their chairs this Halloween season, as the Toronto After Dark Film Festival has just announced the first 10 movies that are set to play at this year’s edition. The entries, which include new horror, sci-fi, action and cult films, will have their premieres during the 10th annual event, which will run from October 13-23 at the Scotiabank Theater in Downtown Toronto. Check out the complete list of the newly announced first 10 movies that are set to play at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2015, along with their trailers and posters, below: The New Zealand horror comedy, ‘Deathgasm,’ which was  [ Read More ]

Lee Williams and Pollyanna McIntosh Enter The Blood Lands in Exclusive Blu-ray and DVD Special Features Clip

People often engage in friendly competition with their neighbors, but the battle often isn’t threatening as they fight to claim who’s the better family. But one family’s sinister intentions and ill will towards the other is powerfully exposed after its members are pushed beyond their seemingly friendly limit. Pollyanna McIntosh and Lee Williams harrowingly learn that lesson when their characters in their new horror film, ‘The Blood Lands,’ embark on a shockingly lethal game of cat and mouse with their new local acquaintances. Viewers can witness their increasing terror in Shockya’s new exclusive Behind-the-Scenes clip for the thriller, which was directed by Simeon Halligan and and writer Ian Fenton. The  [ Read More ]

Sarah Butler Returns to I Spit on Your Grave 3 as Sequel Receives Official Release Date

Sarah Butler is once again seeking revenge as she reprises her role of Jennifer Hills in the upcoming sequel, ‘I Spit on Your Grave 3.’ The actress first played the scorned protagonist in the 2010 original film, ‘I Spit on Your Grave.’ The second follow-up in the vengeance-filled crime thriller series is set to be released in select theaters on October 9, 2015, before heading to DVD, Blu-ray and Video On Demand on October 20. Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing the revenge horror film, which was directed by ’100 Degrees Below Zero’ helmer, R.D. Braunstein. The independent and theatrical home entertainment distribution company has unveiled the synopsis for the third  [ Read More ]

Yusuf Gatewood Contemplates Finn Mikaelson In Exclusive The Originals: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray and DVD Clip

Attempting to reunite with your family, and mend the estranged relationships that have harrowingly formed between you and your relatives, is often a daunting task. But it can become even more of a tormented struggle for supernatural beings who have a centuries-long vendetta to uphold when they’re brought back to life. Actor Yusuf Gatewood is contemplating his character Vincent Griffith’s transformation into one of the Mikaelson brothers, Finn, at the end of the first season, and throughout the second season, of The CW’s hit horror fantasy series, ‘The Originals.’ In honor of ‘The Originals: The Complete Second Season’ being released on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD this Tuesday, September 1,  [ Read More ]

Conjure Season 2 Episodes of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Through iTunes Gift Card Twitter Giveaway

Chaos is erupting between violent criminals and hostages once again as they travel together between Mexico and the edgy, tricked-out Texas that was crafted by executive producer Robert Rodriguez. The creator is amping up the disarray between the diverse characters on the second season of his acclaimed horror show, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,’ which will premiere today at 9pm ET on his El Rey Network. The HD version of the drama series may also be bought, starting today, on iTunes for $19.99. In celebration of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’ episodes being released on El Rey and digitally, Shockya is giving away three $10 iTunes gift cards,  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead Season 5 Deleted Scene Emphasizes Father Gabriel's Reservations

Former sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes is continuing on his quest of unrelenting personal sacrifice to protect the people he cares about in the newly released deleted scene from the fifth season of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead.’ The clip, which was originally planned on being included in the season’s third episode, ‘Four Walls and A Roof,’ was unveiled by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The video celebrates the anticipated release of ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Fifth Season,’ which is set to be distributed by the home entertainment and production company on Blu-ray + Digital HD and DVD on Tuesday. The deleted scene from ‘Four Walls and A Roof’ follows Father Gabriel Stokes,  [ Read More ]

Fans are Dared to Enter Halloween Horror Nights with Unveiling of Ticket Sales

Horror fans are dared to enter the mazes and tricks of Southern California’s premier Halloween event, as tickets are now on sale for Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights. Genre enthusiasts can also witness an exciting hip-hop dance show, a new cutthroat Terror Tram experience and terrifying Scare Zones when the event unleashes its terror and opens on Friday, September 18, 2015. Tickets to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights are available for purchase at the event’s official website. Fans will be able to buy a Killer Deal Nights ticket option, for which they’ll be able to receive discounts of up to $25 on select dates. Fans can also purchase Front  [ Read More ]

Supernatural Thriller CLINGER Gets A Trailer

Posted by philip On August - 19 - 2015 0 Comment
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‘Tis the season for all the big announcements for horror films as we fast approach Halloween. While all anticipation is on Crimson Peak, the other players in the horror genre are on their way. Among this is a supernatural film called Clinger , directed by Michael Stevens. We’ve attached the trailer below. Honestly, the film looks pretty fun. While I’m not familiar with Stevens previous works, a movie starring A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master alumni Lisa Wilcox and the always terrific Debbie Ronchon can’t be all bad. Clinger is out on all VOD platforms and Blu-ray October 23rd.  

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Director Jeremy Wooding takes festival audiences to a time when the West was also home to werewolves in “Blood Moon.” The film, which features a unique mashup of genres and the second western film shot in the UK, will come to DVD and digital platforms Sept. 1 from Uncork’d Entertainment. The film stars “Vikings” star George Blagden, “The Descent II” star Anna Skellern and “Captain Phillips” star Corey Johnson. In a recent interview, Wooding said more about how he directed the film and what certain challenges were. One of the challenges included learning more about his craft. “On Blood Moon I spent more time in pre-production and more time working  [ Read More ]

Relive Beth's Journey in The Walking Dead The Complete Fifth Season Home Release Clips

The struggle of determining whether a person’s life is important enough to try to save has been one of the intriguing major conflicts that has plagued AMC’s hit horror series, ‘The Walking Dead,’ throughout its Emmy Award-winning series run. That battle continues as Anchor Bay Entertainment is set to release the zombie horror’s complete fifth season on home video on August 25. The show’s Blu-ray + Digital HD and DVD will emphasize the season’s major story arc of Beth’s kidnapping and the group’s efforts to get her back. The home release will include a deleted rooftop scene from Episode 508, ‘Coda,’ and a new bonus feature, ‘Beth’s Journey.’ Each five-disc  [ Read More ]

Jabbawockeez Bring Hip Hop Show to Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights

An all-new high energy routine is dancing into the lineup of Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights. The world-famous hip hop dance crew, the Jabbawockeez, is creating an original show exclusively for the 2015 edition of the annual three-dimensional world of terror event, which will begin on Friday, September 18. The routine will feature gravity-defying choreography, stunning special effects, pulse-pounding music and the Jabbawockeez’s intricate synchronized style, signature white masks and unique brand of humor. The Halloween Horror Nights show will mark the award-winning hip hop dance group’s introduction into horror-themed entertainment. The Jabbawockeez’s routine, which will take place at Universal Studio’s Castle Theatre venue, will be performed multiple times per  [ Read More ]

Blood Moon Pits Cowboys Against Werewolves

Posted by monique On August - 4 - 2015 0 Comment
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Cowboys face off against werewolves in Uncork’d Entertainment’s upcoming horror-western mash-up, “Blood Moon.” The creative film comes to DVD and digital platforms Sept. 1. The film is directed by Jeremy Wooding from an Alan Wightman script and stars Shaun Dooley (“The Woman in Black”), George Blagden (“Vikings”) Anna Skellern (“The Descent II”) and Corey Johnson (“Captain Phillips”). The film became a festival highlight at FrightFest and several other high profile film festivals, giving fans a new look at the Old West. This film also bears the unique distinction of being only the second-ever western to be filmed in the UK. The film focuses on a group of mystical beings known  [ 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 ]

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