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Exclusive Behind the Scenes Maggie Clip Chronicles Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin's Father-Daughter Relationship

The harrowing emotional effects that a deadly world virus has not only had on relationships, but on humanity in general, isn’t usually the most compelling story element of a zombie film. But when actors can make viewers forget that the physical threat zombies pose to humans is often the most popular element in the popular horror sub-genre, and instead captivates them with how the illness has impacted people’s connections, the performers prove how enthralling those psychological elements can also be. That powerful examination is intriguingly presented in Shockya’s new exclusive behind-the-scenes clip for the independent horror thriller, ‘Maggie,’ which marks the feature film directorial debut of Henry Hobson. The new  [ Read More ]

The Children of Sinister 2 Celebrate Father’s Day in Bughuul Video

Parents are receiving the gift no one wants this Father’s Day weekend-a visit from Bughuul in a new teaser video from the anticipated horror sequel, ‘Sinister 2.’ The children who have fallen under the influence of the antagonist pagan deity are saying “Night Night Daddy” in the clip from the follow-up to the hit 2012 horror film, ‘Sinister.’ ‘Citadel’ director Ciarán Foy took over helming duties from Scott Derrickson, who directed the original film, which starred Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance and Fred Thompson. Derrickson stayed on board with the franchise to pen the sequel’s script with C. Robert Cargill, after the two wrote the screenplay for the first movie together.  [ Read More ]

In the Dark Poster

A skeptical grad student is realizing that her deepest fears may be coming true ‘…In the Dark,’ with the release of the horror film’s official trailer, poster and stills. The assets from the independent mystery drama have been released by its production companies, Seven Oaks Films and Intimation Productions, and its writer-director, David Spaltro. The film reunites two of its main actresses, Grace Folsom and Lynn Justinger, with the filmmaker, after they appeared in his last feature, the critically acclaimed and award-winning 2012 drama, ‘Things I Don’t Understand.’ ‘…In the Dark,’ which was filmed in New York City, also features Fiona Horrigan, Catherine Cobb Ryan and Kayla Leasure. “‘…In the  [ Read More ]

Director David Ryan Keith Talks The Redwood Massacre

Posted by monique On June - 12 - 2015 0 Comment
Redwood Massacre David Ryan Keith

Uncork’d Entertainment’s “The Redwood Massacre is coming to DVD and VOD this July, and fans of slasher movies from the ’80s will get their nostalgia on with David Ryan Keith’s homage to these classic gorefests. Keith revealed some of the behind-the-scenes moments from the film in a recent press interview. Keith said the “The Redwood Massacre” was something he wanted to take on with gusto. “We had just finished shooting are first feature film ‘Attack of the Herbals’ and wanted to charge into another production as soon as possible. I spent years making various short film hoping for that magic knock on the door from some producer offering a big  [ Read More ]

Sci-Fi Horror Film Closer to God Coming This July

Posted by monique On June - 9 - 2015 0 Comment
Closer to God-Breaking Glass Pictures

Many sci-fi/horror films take on the notion of scientists possibly not weighing the ramifications of their breakthroughs, like “The Fly” and “Splice.” Uncork’d Entertainment and Breaking Glass Picture’s upcoming release “Closer to God” follows in the footsteps of these films by tackling the uncomfortable topic of cloning. “Closer to God” is written and directed by Billy Senese and has been described as an “ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story” by ScreenDaily and a “mind-blowing, thought-provoking, disturbing and brilliant film” by Talent Monthly. Here’s what you can expect from the film. “Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully  [ Read More ]

Insidious: Chapter 3 and The Pet Collective Create the Cute Pug Puppy Video

In celebration of the release of the origins story of the popular ‘Insidious’ film franchise, the horror movie’s distributor, Focus Features, has partnered with The Pet Collective to create the cutest chapter yet of the series. In the companies’ new video, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3 (Cute Pug Puppy Edition),’ a father pug reveals he could never get his son, Puggy, to sit still for a photo. Puggy then reveals he would rather be the one making the images, as he shows his father a disturbing picture he drew for him of the pug standing behind him. When Puggy’s father then calls in Paranormal Investor Pug to their home for help, she  [ Read More ]

Unleash The Strain in the Season One Blu-ray Collector’s Edition Twitter Giveaway

Horror television fans are set to receive more blood-curdling and skin-crawling scares, as they can enter to win a limited Blu-ray Collector’s Edition of the critically acclaimed first season of the FX sci-fi series, ‘The Strain,’ in Shockya’s Twitter giveaway. Season One, which was created by executive producers and writers Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan, who based it on their novel trilogy of the same name, will be available on Blu-ray exclusively on Amazon, starting next Tuesday, June 9. The inaugral season’s home release will then be available for wide distribution on Tuesday, July 14. In celebration of the horror sci-fi drama’s Blu-ray release, Shockya is giving away one  [ Read More ]

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 ]

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 ]

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