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Interview: Robert LaSardo Talks Darkest Night (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Robert LaSardo Talks Darkest Night (Exclusive)

Embracing your true emotions, without fearing the effects of judgment, is a powerful sentiment held by both troubled characters and daring actions who are intent on taking control of their destines. Versatile and talented actor, Robert LaSardo, who has made a name for himself by portraying criminals and gang members, is powerfully highlighting his natural ability to rise above villainous stereotypes in all of his roles. The intellectual film and television performer has notably embraced the creative freedom that independent projects have offered him throughout his career. As a result, he has expertly shown how allowing actors to share their personal input on their roles can help authenticate the human  [ Read More ]

The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Giveaway Chronicles Fight for Survival and Home

Needing to relentlessly and endlessly battle soulless predators who don’t have remorse for their actions is a harrowing process, even for the toughest fighters. What makes the process even more terrifying is when the heroes must learn to take a step back from the violence they’ve needed to embrace, in order to humanely defend their homes. Learning to fight back against any threat, especially if it comes from within their community, with minimal harm has driven ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season,’ which Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on August 23. In celebration of the ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season’s home  [ Read More ]

Interview: Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Finding and embracing life’s true purpose can be a challenging experience for many adults as they struggle to determine their dreams, let alone young children who recently started school. But talented and versatile young actress, seven-year-old Madeleine McGraw, has already uncovered and embraced her natural talent as a performer. She has naturally showcased her ability to understand and connect with her character in the new Cinemax supernatural horror series, ‘Outcast,’ on which she made her television series regular acting debut. The drama highlights how McGraw understands both the joy and pain of her character during an at-times turbulent period in her life, which has rightfully garnered her critical acclaim. ‘Outcast’  [ Read More ]

New York City's First Annual International Horror Film Festival Announces Distinguished Jury

Genre fans are preparing to be scared out of their theater seats in New York City, as the International Horror Festival (IHFF) has announced the official jury for its upcoming first annual event this fall. The Jury will include distinguished talent from in front and behind the camera, including writers, directors, producers, actors and executives. The members of the jury for the inaugural IHFF include: Joshua Rothkopf Film Editor, Time Out New York Robert Eggers Writer/Director, ‘The Witch’ Kate Siegel Writer/Actress, ‘Hush’ Peter Phok Producer, ‘The House of the Devil,’ ‘The Sacrament’ and ‘Stake Land‘ Tuesday Knight Actress, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 4′ and ‘Wes Craven’s New Nightmare’ tomandandy  [ Read More ]

ITN Distribution, Inc. Acquires North American Rights to Clowntown

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 2 - 2016 0 Comment
ITN Distribution, Inc. Acquires North American Rights to Clowntown

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, Inc. begins unleashing the violent antagonists. The leading independent film distribution company has acquired the North American rights to the horror film, ‘ClownTown,’ which it will unveil in theaters on September 30. The company will then release the thriller on VOD and DVD on October 4. ITN Distribution’s President Stuart Alson made the announcement about the company’s acquisition of the drama today. When revealing the news, he stated, “ITN Distribution is excited  [ Read More ]

Xlrator Media Acquires The Windmill For North American Distribution On its Acclaimed Macabre Label

Unsuspecting tourists are faced with the shock of their lives, as they realize they must fight a mysterious evil while on what was supposed to be a serene trip, in the upcoming thriller, ‘The Windmill.’ Genre fans can now witness the travelers’ dangerous plight, as the North American distribution rights for the suspense film have been acquired by XLrator Media. The distributor is set to release the movie this October on its acclaimed Macabre genre label. The drama’s release will come after it has its world premiere at FrightFest next month. ‘The Windmill’ marks the feature film directorial debut of Nick Jongerius, who’s known for producing ‘Frankenstein’s Army’ and ‘Dead  [ Read More ]

Meet the Blacks Blu-ray and Digital HD Giveaway Shows the Downfalls of the Hollywood Lifestyle

A struggling family that’s determined to make a better life for themselves in one of America’s most idyllic cities is learning the hard way that the affluent community isn’t as glamorous as they initially believed. Carl Black is determined to offer his wife and their children a fresh start in the seemingly luxurious Beverly Hills. But they ultimately discover that the California city is more deadly than they anticipated, in the horror comedy, ‘Meet the Blacks.’ Audiences can repeatedly relive the protagonists’ misfortune when the film is released on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand this Tuesday, August 2 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Codeblack Films. In celebration of  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Clip for Horror Documentary The Blackout Experiments Plays on Psychological Fears

Persistently avoiding their deepest psychological fears is a natural instinct many people cling to throughout their lives. But some brave individuals instead bond as they defy their anxieties, and wholeheartedly accept their deep-rooted angst. To showcase how people are embracing what brings them the most terror, Shockya is premiering a first-look exclusive clip from the upcoming horror documentary film, ‘The Blackout Experiments,’ which is titled ‘Survivors.’ The clip is supporting the release of the acclaimed movie, which will be distributed in select theaters and On Demand on Friday from Gravitas Ventures. The release comes after the documentary, which was directed by Rich Fox and produced by Kris Curry, had its  [ Read More ]

Eli Roth’s Clown Invading Homes in Blu-ray and DVD Release

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 14 - 2016 0 Comment
Eli Roth's Clown Invading Homes in Blu-ray and DVD Release

One of the seemingly most joyful heroes of society, who’s believed to help bring families together in happiness, is actually proving to be one of America’s most menacing villains. Clowns, who are supposed to enter families’ homes in order to provide joy to children, are actually thriving on their secret ability to break apart kids’ bonds with their relatives. That menacing invasion of families’ security is chronicled in producer Eli Roth and director Jon Watts’ horror film, ‘Clown.’ The filmmakers’ twist on the scary clown genre will infiltrate homes when Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment distribute the movie on Blu-ray and DVD, for the suggested retail price of $26.99  [ Read More ]

Bitten The Final Season DVD Giveaway Shows the Fate of the World's Only Female Werewolf

Safeguarding your lineage is one of the most important aspects in life, particularly for the world’s only female werewolf. Elena Michaels is determined to protect her bloodline once and for all in the third and final season of the hit horror series, ‘Bitten.’ The final home entertainment installment of the VFX-driven series will showcase its protagonist fighting for her family when it’s released on DVD this Tuesday, July 19 by eOne. In celebration of the horror drama’s home release, Shockya is offering three lucky winners a DVD of the fantasy series’ final season. To enter, email us at Let us know that you’re entering to win the ‘Bitten: The  [ Read More ]

Interview Mickey Keating and Ashley Bell Talk Carnage Park (Exclusive)

Young adults often have commendable plans when it comes to achieving their goals, and would take whatever means necessary to achieve those ambitions. But when tragic obstacles unexpectedly hinder their dreams, they have to quickly adapt to their new dire circumstances. That’s certainly the case with the admirable young protagonist in writer-director Mickey Keating‘s latest horror film, ‘Carnage Park,’ as she’s forced to fight back against her new enemies, who threaten her plans to realize her objectives. In the action crime film, talented actress Ashley Bell, who first made a name for herself in the horror-thriller genre in ‘The Last Exorcism’ series, once again proves her abilities in portraying a  [ Read More ]

Interview: Laura Allen Talks Clown (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 16 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Laura Allen Talks Clown (Exclusive)

Parents are often driven to only act in ways that will positively influence their young and impressionable children. Unfortunately, at times even their best intentions can fail and ultimately do more harm than good. That’s certainly the case with the married main characters in the horror film, ‘Clown,’ as they try to make their son happy on his birthday with a visit by the title iconic figure. But actress Laura Allen’s well-meaning character soon uncovers the frightening consequences of depending on superficial societal expectations to fulfill a sense of happiness, instead of following her own instincts. Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment are set to distribute ‘Clown’ in select theaters  [ Read More ]

New Poster For Rob Zombie's 31 Teaches The Show Must Go On

Carnival workers have been tricked into playing a deadly game, during which they must survive 12 hours of their own private hell at the hands of their tormentors, in order to live. The victims’ struggle is powerfully chronicled in the newly released first official trailer for the upcoming horror film, ’31.’ The trailer debuted after the movie’s first official teaser poster was revealed last week. The trailer and teaser poster have both been unveiled by Saban Films and Lionsgate. The two companies acquired the North American distribution rights for the thriller after it had its world premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival. The distributors will release the movie  [ Read More ]

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 ]

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