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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 ]

SXSW Q&A Jack Goes Home

Mustering the courage to emotionally contend with both new and long-buried physical injuries and obstacles can be a mentally daunting task. Struggling to overcome those wounds can be even more challenging when you painfully discover that they were caused and/or kept hidden by the people who are supposed to love and take care of you. The new horror film ‘Jack Goes Home’ is a gripping and enthralling exploration into the disastrous consequences that occur when a victim determinedly sets out to uncover and mend the situation that caused them pain in the first place. ‘Jack Goes Home’ follows the title character (Rory Culkin), who is an educated and well-versed magazine  [ 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 ]

loverfield Press Conference 1

The uncharted possibilities that we longingly desire to explore are often the intriguing motivating factors that encourage us to relentlessly investigate the protected elements that society is determinedly keeping hidden from us. While opposing forces rigorously work to keep those situations a secret, for the sake of our purported well-being, it isn’t until the truth is finally revealed that we feel justice and closure to our natural curiosity. The new mystery thriller, ’10 Cloverfield Lane,’ presents its diverse main characters with fierce obstacles to overcome, as they ponder the fates of their existence during a time of dire unforeseen and unpredictable circumstances. The movie, which will be released in theaters  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jeremy Sisto Talks Hangman (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 25 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jeremy Sisto Talks Hangman (Exclusive)

People can understandably become frightened and alarmed when they feel that someone, particularly an ominous stranger who they know nothing about, seeks joy in causing them irrevocable emotional and physical harm. When that danger finally appears to begin dissipating, the victims’ sense of self-consciousness also begins to dwindle, until they realize their opponent has never actually given up on preying on their vulnerabilities. That powerful exploration into the drastic measures people are willing to take in order to protect themselves and their families is grippingly presented in the new horror film, ‘Hangman.’ The thriller, which Alchemy distributed on Blu-ray and DVD on February 9, had its World Premiere during the  [ 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 ]

Interview: Taylor Ri’chard Talks The Final Project (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Taylor Ri'chard Talks The Final Project (Exclusive)

People’s deepest fears often come to life as they desperately seek the horrifying truth and secrets of their harrowing environment and circumstances. Indie filmmaker Taylor Ri’chard enthralling proved that the most frightening and dangerous superstitions truly can come to life in his feature film writing, directorial, producing and visual effects debut, the horror movie ‘The Final Project.’ The protagonists in the thriller determinedly set out to capture every moment of their great adventure as they explore the local folklore at a historic Louisiana plantation that time has forgotten. But in the process, they horrifyingly discover that the dead are awake, and there are some places the living should never go.  [ 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 ]

Sundance 2016 Interview: Babak Anvari Talks Under the Shadow Phone Interview (Exclusive)

Children often can garner a fear of the unknown in the world around them as they hear frightening stories and urban legends from their peers. While many kids subsequently learn to outgrow their terrors as they start to realize the myths are untrue, others will continue to be driven to learn more about the demons and how to escape them. Award-winning British-Iranian filmmaker Babak Anvari is one such person who decided to face his concerns in the story of his feature film writing and directorial debuts, the new horror thriller, ‘Under The Shadow.’ Having been born and raised in Tehran, Iran, the filmmaker often heard legends about Djinn, which are  [ Read More ]

Interview: Kevin and Michael Goetz Talk Martyrs (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Kevin and Michael Goetz Talk Martyrs (Exclusive)

Setting out to create a new identity and sense of purpose can be a challenging task, as people are usually guided through life by their past decisions, emotions and experiences. That’s certainly the case with the directors and main characters in the upcoming horror film, ‘Martyrs,’ which is a retelling of the French 2008 horror cult film written and directed by Pascal Laugier. Kevin and Michael Goetz, who are collectively known as the Goetz Brothers, took over helming duties for the French filmmaker on the remake, after proving their captivating abilities to chronicle the gripping psychological struggles people are forced to contend with during times of conflict in their first  [ Read More ]

Interview: Eytan Rockaway Talks The Abandoned (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Eytan Rockaway Talks The Abandoned (Exclusive)

Devotedly committing to taking whatever means necessary to fulfill your dreams in life can be a terrifying prospect in life. The process can be even more daunting when your emotions are easily manipulated by the intimidating physical challenges that you’re forced to face along every step of the journey. That frightening situation of trying to overcome your fears as you try to achieve your goals is captivatingly presented in the new horror thriller, ‘The Abandoned.’ The film, which was released in select theaters and on VOD by IFC Midnight this weekend, marks the feature film directorial debut of filmmaker Eytan Rockaway. The movie not only intriguingly presents the horrifying obstacles  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: James Ransone Talks Sinister 2 (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Providing innocent humor to people who you are beginning to care about during their menacing struggles can often times offer them a sense of hope that their lives will improve again. But when you’re inadvertently pulled into their ominous conflicts after you form a true bond with them, you harrowingly realize that there’s nothing remotely amusing about the terrifying situation. In order to survive, you have to courageously step into unfamiliar emotional and physical territory, and explore the natural human condition as you fight back, no matter what the potential personal consequences you’re forced to face. That brave approach to protecting yourself, as well as the people you have bonded  [ Read More ]

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