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The Daring Post-apocalyptic Love Story of Turbo Kid to World Premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

The action adventure-powered world of BMX is set to be splattered in blood and romance in an alternate, post-apocalyptic future in the upcoming film, ‘Turbo Kid.’ The EmaFilms, T&A Films and Epic Pictures Group movie is set to have its World Premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City during the Midnight section. ‘Turbo Kid’ was written and directed by the group Roadkill Superstar, which is also known as RKSS and comprises of Anouk Whissell, François Simard and Yoann-Karl Whissell. “We always envisioned ‘Turbo Kid’ to be like some lost crazy kid’s movie from the 1980s that’s somehow has just been rediscovered,” the group said. “We wanted a  [ Read More ]

Keep Telling Yourself It's Just a Game as Ouija is Unleashed on Home Entertainment

A group of teens have accidentally unleashed a dark power from the other side, as ‘Oujia’ is set to be released on home entertainment. The horror movie, which marks the feature film directorial debut of Stiles White, is set to be released on Digital HD on January 13, 2015. The movie will then receive a Blu-ray Combo Pack release, which includes a Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet, as well as an On Demand unveiling, on February 3 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The following Bonus Features that will exclusively be featured on ‘Oujia’s Blu-ray include: ‘The Spirit Board: An Evolution’: Journey back in time and trace the history  [ Read More ]

Horror Film Muck Will Make St. Patrick’s Day Horrifying

Posted by monique On December - 8 - 2014 0 Comment

St. Patrick’s Day is usually a celebration of Irish culture, but in 2015, St. Patrick’s Day is going to be a little creepier next year with upcoming horror film, “Muck.” The film, which is Steve Wolsh’s directorial debut, stars Kane Hodder (“Hatchet,” Jason Voorhees in four of the “Friday the 13th” films), Lachlan Buchanan (“Pretty Little Liars”), 2012 Playboy Playmate of the Year Jaclyn Swedberg, Puja Mohindra (“Foreign”), Bryce Draper (“Bound”) and YouTube Sensation Lauren Francesca (iwantmylauren). Apart from it being Wolsh’s directorial debut, “Muck” is also written and produced by Wolsh. The film is described as a “bloody love letter filled with just the sort of jolts horror fans  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Glimpse at the Cover for Jeffrey Reddick and J.D. Matthews' Novel Tamara Shows Karma's a Witch

Tamara Riley is proving that high school can be hell for everyone in the new cover for authors Jeffrey Reddick and J.D. Matthews’ recently released E-book, ‘Tamara.’ The cover for the novel, whose Kindle edition is now available on Amazon, is being revealed exclusively on Shockya before it’s officially unveiled for the novel’s expanded release in print. ‘Tamara’ is based on the original R-rated script Reddick penned for his 2005 horror film of the same name, which featured Jenna Dewan Tatum in the title role. The novel includes characters, storylines and scenes not incllude in the movie, which was directed by Jeremy Haft. The novel’s publisher, Piper Press 69, has  [ Read More ]

Late Phases Poster

Dark Sky Film’s unconventional horror-thriller “Late Phases” is now available on VOD and in select theaters! The film, starring Nick Damici and Ethan Embry, is directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano and features a war veteran who is being forced into a slower lifestyle by his son. But, as fate would have it, that slower pace has to be put on the backburner to save the community. “Crescent Bay is not the ideal place to spend one’s golden years, especially since the once-idyllic retirement community has been beset by a series of deadly animal attacks from the ominous forest surrounding it. When grizzled war veteran Ambrose McKinley (Nick Damici) is forced  [ Read More ]

Anchor Bay Entertainment Dares You to Enter Fear Clinic with Blu-ray and DVD Release

Get ready to be treated by horror icon Robert Englund in his anticipated film, ‘Fear Clinic,’ which is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Febraruy 10, 2015 by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The highly anticipated and shocking movie, which is based ont he critically acclaimed and fan favorite 2009 FEARnet.com series, was directed by ‘Laid to Rest’ helmer, Robert G. Hull. In addition to the famed ‘Freddy Krueger’ star, ‘Fear Clinic’ also features Fiona Dourif, Angelina Armani, Thomas Dekker, Stone Sour and Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor in his acting debut. ‘Fear Clinic,’ which was co-written by Hall and Aaron Drane, follows five survivors as they return to  [ Read More ]

Starry Eyes Poster

Alex Essoe is the breakout star of the hit indie horror-thriller “Starry Eyes.” Essoe plays Sarah, an aspiring actress who struggles with her demons of perfection and self-worth. Once Sarah lands a role in a film, she’ll do anything she can to attain the stardom and her version of perfection that she so desperately wants. ShockYa was excited to speak with Essoe about her role and what she thought about playing such a tragic character. “Starry Eyes” will be in limited theatrical release and on demand Nov. 14. ShockYa: So how would you describe your character Sarah? Alex Essoe: I would describe Sarah as sort of too fragile for this  [ Read More ]

Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer Talk Starry Eyes

Posted by monique On November - 10 - 2014 0 Comment
Starry Eyes Poster

“Starry Eyes” is one of the most buzzed-about horror-thrillers to come along the indie circuit in a long time, and filmmakers Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer are taking it all in. TIME Magazine put the film on their list of the 10 best films from SXSW, saying, “If David Lynch and David Cronenberg came together to craft a gory, psychological mindbender, it might be ‘Starry Eyes.’” ShockYa was happy to speak with Kolsch and Widmyer about creating “Starry Eyes” and their reaction to the praise. “Starry Eyes” will be in limited theatrical release and on demand Nov. 14. ShockYa: What inspired the film? Dennis Widmyer: Kevin and I always really  [ Read More ]

The Children are Invoking The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death in Film's New Official Poster

The children living in the notorious mansion that holds the spirit of the title character in the upcoming horror film, ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death,’ are invoking her spirit in the sequel’s new official poster. Relativity Media, which will distribute the follow-up thriller in theaters on January 2, 2015, has unveiled the new poster. The following new official synopsis for ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death,’ the continuation of the story that began in the hit 2012 film starring Daniel Radcliffe, ‘The Woman in Black,’ has been released: During the London bombings of World War II, school teachers Eve Parkins (Phoebe Fox) and Jean Hogg  [ Read More ]

Exclusive: Drew Rosas and Nick Sommer Talk Billy Club

Posted by monique On October - 31 - 2014 0 Comment

“Billy Club” is bringing horror to the supposedly-innocent world of little league baseball. Filmmakers Drew Rosas and Nick Sommer have used their love for vintage horror to create a brand new way to scare audiences (as well as a brand new iconic killer in the form of an umpire). ShockYa was happy to speak with Rosas and Sommer about the film, their inspirations and their favorite horror films. “Billy Club” will come to VOD and DVD Nov. 11. One of the interesting things about the film is that the killer has a lot of motive to go after his former little league team members. How was it for you guys  [ Read More ]

Relive the Return of Saw in Theaters with Tonight's Cast and Crew Q&A Live Stream

‘Saw’ is once again luring fans back into its traps and mysteries, with a special live Q&A with the original filmmakers and cast of the most successful horror franchise of all time. To celebrate the 10th theatrical anniversary of the series’ first instalmment, which was released on October 29, 2004, as well as the movie’s return to theaters this weekend, Arclight Cinemas will be hosting the film’s Q&A tonight. The ArcLight Hollywood will be holding tonight’s event, which will also be live streamed into four other Arclight locations in LA, including Beach Cities, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks and La Jolla. Tickets can be purchased on ‘Saw’s page on Fandango. Fans not  [ Read More ]

Evil Twin Studios Raymond Hill Mortuary Haunt

Posted by Laura Gaddy On October - 30 - 2014 0 Comment
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For the Halloween season Fremont Centre Theatre in Pasadena is going back to its roots to revive its history as a real life morgue as a mortuary. The maze is filled with pitch dark winding corridors, small tight spaces, elaborate vignettes, and interactive paths to take that may change your fate, with some creative frights along the way. You may find yourself crashing a funeral, being asked to protect a sacred artifact, crawling through a dark tunnel on your hands and knees, or being put on ice to take a shift as one of the dead. The spooky Raymond Hill Mortuary haunt experience is run and put on by Evil  [ Read More ]

Horror Film Kingdom Come to Scare Audiences This December

Posted by monique On October - 27 - 2014 0 Comment
Kingdom Come DVD

We’re getting closer and closer to The Witching Hour, but the thrills of Halloween never end with the horror genre! Horror continues to scare audiences Dec. 2, when “Kingdom Come” is released on DVD and VOD. The film comes from filmmaker Greg A. Sager (“Devil Seed”) and promises to be “one of the most frightening films you’ll see this year!” The description states that it’s a film that’s like “The Shining” by way of “Predator,” so if you’re fans of either of those, you’re in for a great time. The film focuses on a group of strangers who find themselves the prey of a strange force. “A group of strangers  [ Read More ]

Banshee Chapter: Oculus Rift Edition

Oculus Rift has changed the way gamers approach their virtual worlds, but the technology is also changing the film experience as well! The first feature film released for virtual reality, the award-winning horror film “Banshee Chapter,” will be distributed for free on Oculus Rift by Xlrator Media through independent development studio Jamwix’s Chimera software. “Banshee Chapter: Oculus Rift Edition” is available for free through Jamwix.com. Blair Erickson, Jamwix’s creative director and writer/director of “Banshee Chapter,” said, “This is an incredibly exciting moment for technology and entertainment. We were thrilled to begin unlocking the potential of the next generation storytelling experiences in virtual reality.” Here’s more about the film: “Winner of  [ Read More ]

Enter the Late Phases with Nick Damici in Thriller’s New Trailer

Posted by Karen Benardello On October - 26 - 2014 0 Comment
Enter the Late Phases with Nick Damici in Thriller's New Trailer

See the downfall of the once serene retirement community, Crescent Bay, following a series of deadly animal attacks in the new trailer for the upcoming thriller, ‘Late Phases.’ The horror movie, which is set to be distributed in select theaters on November 21 by Dark Sky Films, has also released a poster that emphasizes the terrifying killings. ‘Late Phases’ was created by several horror veterans, including ‘Here Comes the Devil’ helmer, Adrian Garcia Bogliano, and ‘Under the Bed‘ scribe, Eric Stolze. The upcoming film stars Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Lance Guest, Erin Cummings, Rutanya Alda, Tina Louise, Caitlin O’Heaney, Karen Lynn Gorney, Dana Ashbrook and Tom Noonan. Dark Sky Films  [ Read More ]

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