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In the Dark Poster

A skeptical grad student is realizing that her deepest fears may be coming true ‘…In the Dark,’ with the release of the horror film’s official trailer, poster and stills. The assets from the independent mystery drama have been released by its production companies, Seven Oaks Films and Intimation Productions, and its writer-director, David Spaltro. The film reunites two of its main actresses, Grace Folsom and Lynn Justinger, with the filmmaker, after they appeared in his last feature, the critically acclaimed and award-winning 2012 drama, ‘Things I Don’t Understand.’ ‘…In the Dark,’ which was filmed in New York City, also features Fiona Horrigan, Catherine Cobb Ryan and Kayla Leasure. “‘…In the  [ Read More ]

The Lazarus Effect Blu-ray

The alluring potential to be the first to uncover humanity’s most desirable scientific achievement-reversing the finality of death, and finally capturing the elusive and desirable fate of immortality-is an engrossing concept that has driven many diverse films. Director David Gelb’s supernatural horror thriller, ‘The Lazarus Effect,’ which is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, not only captivatingly explores that riveting idea, but also compellingly explores the question of whether opening the gap between life and death ultimately leads to the unleashing of an indestructible evil. The film grippingly shows that while reawakening the dead is meant to reunite separated loved ones, it actually leads to the  [ Read More ]

Director David Ryan Keith Talks The Redwood Massacre

Posted by monique On June - 12 - 2015 0 Comment
Redwood Massacre David Ryan Keith

Uncork’d Entertainment’s “The Redwood Massacre is coming to DVD and VOD this July, and fans of slasher movies from the ’80s will get their nostalgia on with David Ryan Keith’s homage to these classic gorefests. Keith revealed some of the behind-the-scenes moments from the film in a recent press interview. Keith said the “The Redwood Massacre” was something he wanted to take on with gusto. “We had just finished shooting are first feature film ‘Attack of the Herbals’ and wanted to charge into another production as soon as possible. I spent years making various short film hoping for that magic knock on the door from some producer offering a big  [ Read More ]

Sci-Fi Horror Film Closer to God Coming This July

Posted by monique On June - 9 - 2015 0 Comment
Closer to God-Breaking Glass Pictures

Many sci-fi/horror films take on the notion of scientists possibly not weighing the ramifications of their breakthroughs, like “The Fly” and “Splice.” Uncork’d Entertainment and Breaking Glass Picture’s upcoming release “Closer to God” follows in the footsteps of these films by tackling the uncomfortable topic of cloning. “Closer to God” is written and directed by Billy Senese and has been described as an “ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story” by ScreenDaily and a “mind-blowing, thought-provoking, disturbing and brilliant film” by Talent Monthly. Here’s what you can expect from the film. “Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully  [ Read More ]

Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks Insidious: Chapter 3 (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 5 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks Insidious: Chapter 3 (Exclusive)

Fear of the unknown can often be a powerful and compelling motivating factor that can often inhibit people’s personal and professional maturity and growth. Whether they’re contending with personal loss for the first time, or are taking the initial step to achieve their ultimate career goal, people can be intimidated by not knowing what’s happening to them to fully embrace the lessons they can learn from the experience. But writer-actor Leigh Whannell, who penned and starred in the popular first two ‘Insidious’ movies, proved people can move past that concern in his feature film directorial debut with the series’ new prequel, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3.’ The horror film, which opens in  [ Read More ]

Insidious: Chapter 3 and The Pet Collective Create the Cute Pug Puppy Video

In celebration of the release of the origins story of the popular ‘Insidious’ film franchise, the horror movie’s distributor, Focus Features, has partnered with The Pet Collective to create the cutest chapter yet of the series. In the companies’ new video, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3 (Cute Pug Puppy Edition),’ a father pug reveals he could never get his son, Puggy, to sit still for a photo. Puggy then reveals he would rather be the one making the images, as he shows his father a disturbing picture he drew for him of the pug standing behind him. When Puggy’s father then calls in Paranormal Investor Pug to their home for help, she  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jason Blum Talks Insidious: Chapter 3 (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 3 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview Jason Blum Talks Insidious Chapter 3 (Exclusive)

Not knowing what’s happening to you, and not being able to imagine what’s to come, both physically and emotionally, as you try to overcome your fears is always a daunting task. Trying to conquer that despair, especially when you’re struggling with the loss of a loved one, is a harrowing experience that several beloved and new characters in the latest entry of the hit ‘Insidious’ series are dealing with, as they attempt to move on with their lives. ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ which marks the feature film directorial debut of franchise writer and star Leigh Whannell, once again intriguingly worked with producer Jason Blum and his production company, Blumhouse Productions, to  [ Read More ]

Unleash The Strain in the Season One Blu-ray Collector’s Edition Twitter Giveaway

Horror television fans are set to receive more blood-curdling and skin-crawling scares, as they can enter to win a limited Blu-ray Collector’s Edition of the critically acclaimed first season of the FX sci-fi series, ‘The Strain,’ in Shockya’s Twitter giveaway. Season One, which was created by executive producers and writers Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan, who based it on their novel trilogy of the same name, will be available on Blu-ray exclusively on Amazon, starting next Tuesday, June 9. The inaugral season’s home release will then be available for wide distribution on Tuesday, July 14. In celebration of the horror sci-fi drama’s Blu-ray release, Shockya is giving away one  [ Read More ]

The Ladies of the House Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 31 - 2015 0 Comment
The Ladies of the House Movie Review

Title: The Ladies of the House Director: John Wildman Starring: Farah White, Melodie Sisk, Brina Palencia, Michelle Sinclair, Gabriel Horn, Samrat Chakrabarti and Rj Hanson People are often forced to contend with, and find ways to overcome, many obstacles that are presented to them as they try to realize their short- and long-term goals. Whether they’re just hoping to capture a moment’s worth of fun, or fulfill their life-long dream of being cherished and remembered by society, finding a way to conquer their obstacles in order to achieve those plans can be a difficult, but at-times rewarding, process. The new independent horror thriller, ‘The Ladies of the House,’ which marks  [ Read More ]

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: The Cast and Crew Talk Stung (Exclusive)

Courageously battling your emotional and physical fears, particularly during a frightening and life-threatening situation, can be a daunting process for everyone. But the process is even more terrifying when you’re initially contending with building new personal and professional relationships in an unfamiliar work environment, and are suddenly forced to overcome an unexpected conflict. The main characters in the new horror comedy, ‘Stung,’ which had its World Premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, have to fight killer giant wasps to save their lives when they first begin working together. Several of the film’s key cast and crew members, who made their feature film debuts on the horror comedy, including director  [ Read More ]

Burying the Ex Summer Preview

While many of the most prestigious films are distributed around the holidays, in hopes of garnering attention for the major awards season after the beginning of the new year, the summer season is also a noteworthy time for cinema fans. Summer 2015 is promising to be no different, as it’s the latest season set to release gripping, entertaining and memorable films that are sure to entertain both kids and adults. Kicking off the summer is the family drama ‘Freedom,’ which is set to be distributed on June 5 by Arc Entertainment. The music film, which was directed Peter Cousens and written by Timothy A. Chey, stars Cuba Gooding Jr., William  [ Read More ]

Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead

Mimi Rogers has reunited with her family, as well as several uninvited guests, after a freak accident in the upcoming first season of Starz’s horror comedy series, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead.’ The actress has been cast as Suzy Maxwell, the mother of series regular star Dana DeLorenzo’s character, Kelly, a wild child who’s trying to distance herself from her past. The recent ‘Mad Men’ and ‘NCIS’ alum is the newest addition to the cast of the premium cable network’s anticipated follow-up show of the cult ‘The Evil Dead’ film series. Besides Rogers and DeLorenzo, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ will also feature Bruce Campbell, who will reprise his role of the  [ Read More ]


“Pernicious” is about to scare horror fans in theaters and On Demand and you know what? The film is so horrifying, even Jackie Moore, one of the stars of the film, was scared! Moore discusses what scared her in this interview we had with her below the post. Moore also outlines what makes a great horror film for her, some of her favorite horror films and how people who are new to horror can approach “Pernicious.” The film comes to theaters and On Demand June 19. Shockya: What can you tell me about your character Rachel? Jackie Moore: My character Rachel is kind of outspoken. She’s almost like the leader  [ Read More ]

Insidious Chapter 3's Lin Shaye Named Godmother of Horror by Wizard World

Legendary actress Lin Shaye was honored for her contributions in the horror genre by being named the “Godmother of Horror” at this past Mother’s Day weekend Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia. The performer was celebrated by Wizard World as she’s promoting her upcoming horror film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ which is set to be distributed in theaters by Focus Features on June 5. Besides reprising her role as gifted psychic Elise Rainier in the prequel in the popular supernatural series, Shaye also starred in more than 20 other horror films, including ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Snakes on a Plane.’ While discussing her character in the latest ‘Insidious’ movie,  [ Read More ]

Interview Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joely Richardson and Henry Hobson Talk Maggie

The graphically horrific murders of soulless, menacing zombies, whose only goal is to devour human flesh, has largely revived interest in the horror sub-genre in recent years. But the post-apocalyptic genre has taken a gripping turn with the new independent horror thriller, ‘Maggie,’ which will be released in select theaters and on VOD on Friday. The drama features an emotionally-driven and unique story in the fact that it humanizes people’s slow transformation into zombies. The movie, which marks the feature film directorial debut of graphic designer and commercial helmer, Henry Hobson, also offers a heartbreaking examination into the prolonged stages of grief that families experience as they watch their loved  [ Read More ]

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