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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 ]

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 ]

A Clown is Frightening Families Again in U.S. Theatrical and On Demand Release 2

One of the most intimidating and relentless predators known to man is set to begin invading public locations and homes across the U.S. The title character of the new horror film, ‘Clown,’ is set to be unleashed on audiences this summer, as Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute the theatrical and On Demand release of the thriller. The drama, which is being presented by producer Eli Roth, will unleash the frightening villain in select theaters on Friday, June 17. The movie will be simultaneously released On Demand through Starz Digital. ‘Clown’ was directed by ‘Cop Car’ helmer, Jon Watts, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Christopher Ford. The  [ Read More ]

Lionsgate Digital's Haunted Digital Bundle Giveaway Will Make You Relive Fear of the Unknown

Homes are meant to be a calming safe haven for people as they struggle to fight their seemingly internal demons. But sometimes those ominous elements of evil can actually be caused by the daunting buildings that are meant to serve as welcoming and protective retreats. The most haunted and menacing residences can often be found in chilling and thought-provoking horror films. Lionsgate has become a top expert in scaring residents and audiences alike in its terrifying genre movies over the past two decades. To further amp up the fear in viewers as they witness unsuspecting characters unveil the terror that lurks in their shelter and places they most often frequent  [ Read More ]

The Conjuring 2's Frightening New Main Trailer Brings the Warrens' Paranormal Investigating to England

It takes pure evil to truly rattle experienced paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren. But that terrifying and unadulterated destructive malevolence is grippingly haunting the accomplished demonologists in the newly released main trailer for the anticipated horror film, ‘The Conjuring 2.’ The trailer was released by New Line Cinema, which is set to distribute the sequel in theaters nationwide on June 10. The follow-up to the hit 2013 horror film, ‘The Conjuring,’ was helmed by returning series director, James Wan. The accomplished horror filmmaker also contributed to the supernatural sequel’s screenplay with Chad Hayes, Carey W. Hayes and David Leslie Johnson. Wan also produced ‘The Conjuring 2′ with Peter Safran  [ Read More ]

The Invitation Theatrical Poster

Suspicion is sure to arise amongst bystanders as they watch a seemingly innocent woman’s behavior become increasing dubious. Audiences can witness the surprising revelation of the woman’s hidden agenda as it becomes public in the new horror film, ‘The Invitation.’ The public unveiling of her true plans will take place when Drafthouse Films distributes the thriller in select theaters and on VOD on April 8. In celebration of the mystery film’s release, Shockya is offering five lucky winners a pair of tickets (10 tickets total) to ‘The Invitation’s upcoming Rooftop Film Club Rooftop Screening; the tickets will be valid for each winner and one guest. The event will be held  [ Read More ]

Universal Studios Hollywood Takes on the Zombie Apocalypse with The Walking Dead Walk-Through Attraction

The undead are being revived again, as Universal Studios Hollywood is set to open an all-new year-round attraction in Summer 2016 that’s based on AMC’s hit horror thriller series. The Emmy Award-Winning show will be featured in a permanent residency at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. The news of the all-new immersive, cutting-edge attraction was revealed during an exclusive announcement made by Chris Hardwick on Sunday night’s episode of ‘Talking Dead.’ The revelation of the permanent attraction was made after ‘The Walking Dead’ scared fans for years as a signature Halloween Horror Nights maze. The newly enhanced permanent venture will turn the highly sought-after seasonal, limited time experience into an  [ Read More ]

Frank Raffel Fights For Survival in Action Horror Film’s DVD Release

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 23 - 2016 0 Comment
Frank Raffel Fights For Survival in Action Horror Film's DVD Release

Frank Raffel will fight to the extreme to save his kidnapped daughter in his horror film, ‘Survival.’ Alchemy, the largest independent distributor of film content across all platforms in North America, has announced that it will release the action movie next Tuesday, March 1, on DVD, for the SRP of $14.99. Besides starring in ‘Survival,’ Raffel also wrote its script and co-directed the film with Michael Effenberger. Raffel also served as a producer on the action movie, as well as its editor, stunt coordinator and production designer. The horror movie also features actors Yûho Yamashita (‘The Forest,’ ‘Amakarashan’), Oliver Juhrs (‘Unknown,’ ‘Cloud Atlas’) and Selcuk Tutumlu. Alchemy has released the  [ Read More ]

Emelie's Trailer and Poster Shows Sarah Bolger Starring as the World's Worst Babysitter

Sarah Bolger has become the babysitter from every parent’s worst nightmare in the official trailer and poster for her upcoming film, ‘Emelie.’ The assets for the thriller were unveiled by its distributor, Dark Sky Films. The company will release the film in theaters and On Demand March 4. ‘Emelie’ was directed by Michael Thelin, who also worked on its story with it screenwriters, Richard Raymond and Harry Herbeck. The following official synopsis for the thriller has also been unveiled by Dark Sky Films: As their parents head out for a date in the city, the three young Thompson children immediately take to their new babysitter, Anna (Sarah Bolger), who seems  [ Read More ]

The Exclusive Premiere of The Final Project's First Clip Reveals Why There are Some Places the Living Should Never Go

There are some places the living should never go. Six college students are learning that all-important lesson, particularly as they attempt to make a documentary about one of the most notorious haunted houses in America, in the upcoming horror film, ‘The Final Project.’ To emphasize that essential message, Shockya is exclusively premiering the chilling thriller’s first clip, which is titled ‘Woman in Window.’ ‘The Final Project’ marks the feature film writing, directorial, producing and visual effects debuts from indie filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard. The horror movie, which was made by 3rd Fathom Entertainment and will be be distributed by CAVU Pictures, will be released in theaters in Atlanta and Houston on  [ Read More ]

The Final Project's Signed Poster Giveaway Offers a Lesson on a Notorious American Haunted House

There are some places the living should never go. Six college students are learning that all-important lesson, particularly as they attempt to make a documentary about one of the most notorious haunted houses in America, in the upcoming horror thriller, ‘The Final Project.’ In celebration of the horror thriller’s upcoming theatrical release, Shockya is offering two lucky winners a poster that’s signed by ‘The Final Project’s co-writer and director, Taylor Ri’chard. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘The Final Project’ signed poster contest in the email’s subject line and message. You have until Wednesday, February 10 to submit your entries, and  [ Read More ]

Enter the Suicide Forest with 360 Immersive Experience

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Horror fans can Enter the Suicide Forest in the heart of the Aokigahara in Japan with the new 360-degree video and audio experience. The 360 Immersive Experience has debuted in support of the upcoming release of the supernatural thriller, ‘The Forest.’ The experience uses real images taken at Aokigahara, the real life suicide forest located at the base of Mt. Fuji. It’s best viewed on it’s official website, in either mobile or virtual reality using Google Cardboard. Gramercy Pictures is set to release ‘The Forest’ in theaters nationwide on January 8, 2016. The distributor has unveiled the following synopsis for the horror film: Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base  [ Read More ]

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