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Having an unlimited amount of fun and laughs is a vital aspect to all friendships, no matter what extreme circumstances the cohorts find themselves in together. Relying on that amusement was certainly an essential part of the companionship between the main characters in the cult 1989 horror movie, ‘C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud.’ In honor of the film being released on limited edition Blu-ray this Tuesday, November 22, from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the comedy’s home release special features. The clip, which is titled ‘Friends with the Guys,’ features Tricia Leigh Fisher, who played Katie in the sequel to the 1984 original film, ‘C.H.U.D.,’ discussing  [ Read More ]

Incarnate Exclusive Clip Follows Aaron Eckhart Entering the Subconscious Minds of the Possessed

One of the most important aspects of being a scientist is to unbiasedly help serve the greater good of society, no matter how emotionally attached the researcher becomes to their cases. That’s certainly true of the troubled protagonist of the new horror film, ‘Incarnate,’ who must overcome his own painful past in order to treat others in need. In honor of the movie’s upcoming release, which will allow audiences to examine the struggle experts must contend with while performing their jobs, Shockya is premiering an exclusive clip, titled ‘What If It’s Maggie?’ ‘Incarnate’ is set to be be released in theaters on December 2 by BH Tilt, a division of  [ Read More ]

The Master Cleanse Cast and Crew Attend Screamfest Premiere

Posted by Karen Benardello On October - 29 - 2016 0 Comment
Johnny Galecki and Chris Hardwick The Master Cleanse Screamfest Premiere

The gripping encounters and bonds people experience throughout their lives often times form and shape their ideals, self-perception and interactions. People often hold deeply onto the personal baggage that has informed their current personalities as a comfortable and familiar security measure. Those distinct experiences and connections are intriguingly presented in the new horror movie, ‘The Master Cleanse,’ which celebrated its Los Angeles premiere last Saturday, October 22 at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival. The fantasy movie’s L.A. premiere at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatre took place after it had its world premiere earlier this year at SXSW. In attendance at ‘The Master Cleanse’s Screamfest screening were actor-executive producer Johnny Galecki  [ Read More ]

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What’s meant to be one of the most exciting and anticipated nights of a man’s life can actually become one of their most horrifying experiences. While bachelor parties are often viewed as a way for grooms-to-be to celebrate being single one last time with their friends, they don’t always turns out to be joyous occasions. That’s certainly the case for the characters in the new horror film, ‘SiREN,’ whose first official trailer has been unveiled by its distributor, Chiller Films. The trailer’s launch is helping promote the thriller’s upcoming release in theaters on December 2, and on VOD, Digital HD and DVD on December 6. ‘SiREN’s theatrical, digital and home  [ Read More ]

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Many people determinedly search for the person they feel got away, as they feel like they can’t live without them. While most of those people relentlessly search for the one they love and want to share their life with, the new horror television series, ‘Wolf Creek,’ puts an interesting new spin on that epic journey. The drama’s antagonist and protagonist are resolutely pursuing each other, in order to engage in an epic battle that will prove who’s the ultimate adversary. In honor of the psychological thriller show being driven by the two lead characters tracking each other in their mutual hope to fight, Shockya has an exclusive new clip from  [ Read More ]

From Dusk Till Dawn Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Theatrical Tickets Giveaway

Halloween often brings terror among horror fans who fear what spirits the holiday can conjure up. As genre buffs honor the terror that arises on the most frightening day of the year, this fall they’ll be able to continue celebrating that fear into November. ‘From Dusk Till Dawn,’ the movie that brings vampires, criminals, bikers and families together like no other, is returning to theaters for two days, on Sunday, November 6, and Wednesday, November 9. In celebration of the cherished action film’s 20th anniversary, Shockya is offering three lucky winners a pair of tickets (six tickets total) to any participating theater. To enter, follow us @Shockya, and tweet us  [ Read More ]

Darren Lynn Bousman's Abattoir Haunting Homes as Momentum Pictures Acquires Distribution Rights

A home’s terrifying history doesn’t only torment the occupants who originally experienced its tragic effects, as the building’s past can ultimately negatively influence future visitors, as well. Horror viewers will experience how a family’s misfortune can impair them all, as the anticipated thriller, ‘Abattoir,’ is set to be released later this year. Momentum Pictures has acquired the North American rights to the film, and plans on releasing it in theaters, as well as on VOD and Digital HD, on December 9. The horror movie was directed by ‘Saw’ alum, Darren Lynn Bousman, and written by Christopher Monfette, who has scribed several episodes of the Syfy television series, ’12 Monkeys.’ ‘Abattoir’  [ Read More ]

Momentum Pictures Takes Hold of The Possession Experiment's Acquisition Rights

Horror fans are able to be drawn back to the supernatural, as the acquisition rights for the upcoming genre film, ‘The Possession Experiment,’ have been secured by Momentum Pictures. The official announcement of the thriller’s acquisition was made by the distributor’s Senior Vice President of Content, Ian Goggins. ‘The Possession Experiment’ was directed by ‘Monumental’ helmer, Scott B. Hansen, who also co-wrote the script for his latest project with Mary J. Dixon. The anticipated horror movie stars Chris Minor, Jake Brinn, Nicky Jasper, KT Fanelli and Bill Moseley. Of the drama’s acquisition, Goggins noted that “‘The Possession Experiment’ is a film that takes audiences for a ride. Bill Moseley has  [ Read More ]

ClownTown DVD Giveaway Follows Friends Being Targeted by the Title Villains

Friends are realizing that they only have each other in their most dire time of need, as a gang of sinister clowns begin stalking them through an otherwise deserted town. To celebrate the chase, the filmmakers and actors of the new thriller, ‘Clowntown,’ will be participating in an in-store signing on behalf of the horror film’s home release. The film is now available on Video on Demand and DVD for an SRP of $15.00 from ITN Distribution. Screenwriter Jeff Miller and director Tom Nagel will be joined by the movie’s cast, including Brian Nagel, Lauren Elise, Andrew Staton, Katie Keene, Jeff Denton and Ryan Pilz, for the in-store signing. The  [ Read More ]

Phantasm: Remastered Poster

Legendary genre filmmaker, Don Coscarelli, is unleashing the souls of the damned again, as his legendary horror series, ‘Phantasm,’ is now available On Demand and Digital HD. An all-new 4K restoration of the franchise’s original 1979 cult classic, ‘Phantasm: Remastered,’ as well as this year’s ‘Phantasm: Ravager,’ the fifth and final movie in the series, are also set to be released in theaters this Friday. ‘Phantasm: Remastered’ was written, directed and edited by Coscarelli, who also worked as the cinematographer on the sci-fi film. The franchise’s initial movie, which is also available on iTunes, stars Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister and A. Michael Baldwin. The original classic that started it all  [ Read More ]

Grahm Skipper and Lauren Ashley Carter Enter The Mind's Eye in Thriller's DVD Giveaway

Graham Skipper and Lauren Ashley Carter are using their powerful intuition in order to survive their enemy’s sinister plans for them. The two actors’ characters are using their psychokinetic capabilities for their own protection in the new horror film, ‘The Mind’s Eye,’ which RLJ Entertainment is unveiling on home release. The movie, which is currently available on digital platforms, is set to also be released this Tuesday, October 4 on Blu-Ray for an SRP of $29.97, and on DVD for an SRP of $27.97. In celebration of ‘The Mind’s Eye‘s home release, Shockya is offering one lucky winner a Blu-ray of the action film, as well as a signed poster  [ Read More ]

ClownTown DVD Giveaway Follows Friends Being Targeted by the Title Villains

Friends are realizing that they only have each other in their most dire time of need, as a gang of sinister clowns begin stalking them through an otherwise deserted town. The chase begins this fall, when ITN Distribution begins unleashing the violent antagonists. The leading independent film distribution company will release the horror movie, ‘ClownTown,’ on VOD and DVD on October 4. In celebration of ‘ClownTown’s home release, Shockya is offering two lucky winners a DVD of the thriller. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘ClownTown’ DVD contest in the email’s subject line and message. You have until next Tuesday, October  [ Read More ]

Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2016 Scaring Audiences with Announcement of First 10 Films

The Toronto After Dark Film Festival has officially announced its first wave of 10 movies that will screen during its 11th edition. The 2016 lineup will include some of the most critically acclaimed and anticipated new horror, sci-fi, action and cult films from this year’s international film festival circuit. The movies will all screen during the film festival between October 13 and 21 at the Scotiabank Theatre, which is located in downtown Toronto. The first 10 announced movies that will screen during Toronto After Dark 2016 include: ‘Under the Shadow‘ (Iran/UK/Jordan) Opening Gala Film & Special Presentation The Sundance sensation has drawn comparisons with Toronto After Dark’s previous festival gem,  [ Read More ]

Kaitlyn Sapp as Jamie in the horror film CLOWNTOWN , an ITN Distribution release. Photo courtesy of ITN Distribution.

An optimistic and somewhat naive babysitter is finally discovering the horrifying consequences of caring for another family’s children. The revelation is featured in Shockya’s new exclusive clip from the upcoming horror film, ‘ClownTown.’ Actress Kaitlyn Sapp, who portrays Jamie the Babysitter in the thriller, uncovers the horrifying fact that the last caregiver for the young boy and girl she’s watching was involved in an accident. The tragedy occurs around the same time that a group of friends get stranded in a seemingly abandoned town. They find themselves stalked by a gang of violent psychopaths who are dressed as clowns. ITN Distribution will unveil ‘ClownTown‘ in theaters on September 30. The  [ Read More ]

Annabelle 2 Teaser Trailer Hints at Doll’s Creepy Origins

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 16 - 2016 0 Comment
Annabelle 2 Teaser Trailer Hints at Doll's Creepy Origins

A generous act driven by the purest intentions can unfortunately lead to the most devastating consequences. A dollmaker and his wife are shocked to realize that their noble acts are coming back to haunt them in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming horror film, ‘Annabelle 2.’ The trailer has been released by Warner Bros. Pictures, which will distribute the thriller in theaters on May 19, 2017. The sequel to the hit 2014 supernatural movie, ‘Annabelle,’ marks the second feature film effort by helmer David F. Sandberg. He made his directorial debut with another supernatural horror film, this summer’s hit, ‘Lights Out.’ ‘Annabelle 2′ was produced by Peter Safran. James  [ Read More ]

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