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Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Young adults often feel that they need to venture out on their own in order to truly discover their true personalities and fulfill their life-long dreams. But it often isn’t until they return home and reunite with their families, despite their initial hesitance, that they completely realize their rightful destinies. That all-to-important message is one of the main intriguing driving forces in CBS’s new comedy-drama series, ‘BrainDead.’ The new thriller show was created and executive produced by Robert and Michelle King, who previously collaborated with the network when they created the hit Emmy Award-winning legal drama series, The Good Wife.’ The pilot episode of ‘BrainDead,’ the Kings’ latest television effort,  [ Read More ]

Interview Darren Lynn Bousman Talks Abattoir

Many people often romanticize the seemingly idyllic characteristics of the past that appear to offer a serene way of life, without truly realizing what harrowing aspects can also often plague the situation. But the determined protagonist in director Darren Lynn Bousman‘s new horror film, ‘Abattoir,’ soon discovers how distressing the past can truly be when she realizes that a horrifying crime spree is coming back to haunt her. The all-too-important lesson of how the secrets of the past can truly harm a person’s present and future was highlighted when the film, which was written by Christopher Monfette, David J. Schow and Teddy Tenenbaum, screened at the 2016 Los Angeles Film  [ Read More ]

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 ]

SXSW 2016 Interview: Simon Rumley Talks Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (Exclusive)

Wittily crafting a stunningly unique representation of a way of life that doesn’t feel redundant or unnecessary is often a difficult challenge that unfortunately not everyone can succeed at in their careers and personal lives. But Simon Rumley, who has made a name for himself as one of the UK’s leading independent genre directors over the past decade, is proving that it is possible to craft a rare portrayal of a seemingly commonplace lifestyle that’s unparalleled by other films. In his new horror movie, ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word,’ the filmmaker is breathing new life into the seeking revenge from the grave supernatural subgenre. The movie, which was written by  [ Read More ]

Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 1 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

People often determinedly set out to keep their darkest and most treacherous secrets buried deep away from society. But when one of their loved ones desperately sets out to uncover those perilous mysteries, in a well-meaning but ill-conceived attempt to better understand them, the results can turn out to be menacingly deadly. That’s certainly the case with the protagonist in the new horror film, ‘The Hoarder,’ which follows her as she desperately seeks to emotionally reconnect with her fiancé. As she determinedly and innocently tries to discover undisclosed information about him, she ultimately realizes that she must contend with her own enigmas in order to survive. After co-writing the script  [ 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 ]

Interview: Kenny Wormald, Luke Baines and Miranda Rae Mayo Talk The Girl in the Photographs (Exclusive)

Naturally being able to rely on your intuition to help guide you to make the right choices and form meaningful connections is a powerful personality trait some people possess that can greatly empower their lives. But for those people who lack the ability to trust their instincts, their lives unfortunately won’t leave them feeling fulfilled. The meaningful examination into both types of people is grippingly presented in the new horror film, ‘The Girl in the Photographs,’ which was directed by Nick Simon, who also co-wrote the script with Robert Morast and Osgood Perkins. The crime thriller, which was distributed into select theaters and on VOD this weekend by Vertical Entertainment,  [ Read More ]

Interview: Mickey Keating Talks Darling (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 30 - 2016 0 Comment
Darling Poster

Having the past relentlessly come back to haunt you can be a truly horrifying experience. The ordeal can be even more terrifying when those menacing memories aren’t even your own. ‘Darling,’ which is the new gripping thriller from versatile genre writer-director-producer, Mickey Keating, powerfully and alluringly explores how the history of a reportedly haunted New York mansion quickly deteriorates the psyche of a vulnerable young woman. The chilling fourth psychological horror feature from Keating was entrancingly shot in black and white in the sprawling city. ‘Darling,’ which enthrallingly focuses on the emotional crisis of the title character through a limited use of dialogue, as it primarily focuses on her body  [ 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 ]

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