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See the Inspiration Behind the Drama Belle in Featurette and Stills

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 16 - 2014 0 Comment
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Stars in Belle

Go behind the scenes of the upcoming British period drama, ‘Belle,’ in the new featurette and stills from the film. The video features director Amma Asante, lead actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw and other cast members discussing the groundbreaking story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay. The stills also offer a glimpse into the costumes and scenery of 1780s England. The movie, which was written by Misan Sagay, is set to be released on May 2. The drama’s distributor, Fox Searchight, has released the following synopsis for the film: ‘Belle’ is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed  [ Read More ]


Cabin Fever: Patient Zero Becomes Infected in Key Art and Stills

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 13 - 2014 0 Comment
Cabin Fever Theatrical Poster

New key art and set stills show a group of friends becoming infected in the upcoming film, ‘Cabin Fever: Patient Zero.’ Viewers can see the group’s full transformation, and the explanation for their illness, when RLJ/Image Entertainment releases the film on VOD on June 26, and in theaters on August 1. The horror-thriller was directed by ‘The ABCs of Death’ helmer Kaare Andrews. It was written by Jake Wade Wall, who penned the screenplays for the remakes of ‘The Hitcher’ and ‘When a Stranger Calls.’ The film, which serves as a prequel to writer-director Eli Roth’s hit writing and directorial debuts, the 2003 horror movie, ‘Cabin Fever,’ stars Sean Astin,  [ Read More ]

EXCLUSIVE: New Image From SXSW Selection Other Months

Posted by Perri Nemiroff On February - 17 - 2014 0 Comment
Check out ShockYa's exclusive still from the SXSW selection, Other Months!

Director Nick Singer is making moves. Just three years after graduating from Wesleyan University’s Film Studies department, he’s already got his first feature playing in the Visions program at SXSW. “Other Months” is a three-part character study focusing on a guy named Nash (Christopher Bonewitz), a traveling plumber plagued by recurring nightmares. As described in the SXSW online program, “Nash spends a year drawing into himself, becoming troubled by his work and disillusioned with his romantic prospects—until a return home forces him to confront his inertia. Through pulsing dance floors, flooded basements, and strangers’ embraces, ‘Other Months’ takes the audience on Nash’s journey of restraint and release.” Clearly “Other Months”  [ Read More ]

ShockYa's got an exclusive still of Wes Bentley in the SXSW film, "Things People Do!"

SXSW is less than a month away and ShockYa.com is thrilled to announce that we’ll be on the ground in Austin, Texas for the event. There are loads of films on the line-up we’re aiming to catch, one of which is Academy Award nominated editor Saar Klein’s directorial debut, “Things People Do.” The film stars Wes Bentley as Bill Scanlin, a man who loses his job and can’t bring himself to tell his wife (Vinessa Shaw). Rather than risk losing his family, he opts to cover up the issue by becoming a criminal. Soon after taking the plunge and getting his hands a little dirty, Bill starts to enjoy the  [ Read More ]

Catch Haunt on VOD via IFC Midnight on February 7th.

After collaborating on a number of films together for Sony Pictures Entertainment, former Dimension Films and Screen Gems executive Nick Phillips and longtime casting director Kelly Martin Wagner came together to form their very own genre label. Revolver Picture Company first opened for business in August of 2012 and now the very first project bearing the Revolver logo is about to hit theaters and VOD via IFC Midnight, a film called “Haunt.” Shortly after moving into a new home with his family, Evan (Harrison Gilbertson) starts spending time with his mysterious neighbor, Samantha (Liana Liberato). Samantha’s got a thing for Evan’s new house and specifically for exploring its dark past.  [ Read More ]

New Featurette and Stills From The LEGO® Movie Released

Posted by monique On January - 28 - 2014 0 Comment

Warner Bros. is ramping up their promotion of The LEGO® Movie, which genuinely seems like a very funny and smart film, with a new featurette and a load of new stills! The featurette, called “Behind the Bricks” is a funny video featuring the film’s characters telling fans what they can expect to see in theaters. The stills, below in the gallery, show the type of fun and whimsy that has become part of the LEGO® trademark. If you’ve played the video games, you know all about the type of silly, intelligent jokes and humor the LEGO® characters exhibit and thankfully, there’s more than enough to go around in this film.  [ Read More ]


Kevin Costner Has 3 Days to Kill In New Official Film Image

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 10 - 2014 0 Comment
Kevin Costner Has 3 Days to Kill In New Official Film Image

Kevin Costner is looking cunning in a new official image from the upcoming drama, ’3 Days to Kill.’ In the new photo from the action thriller, which was directed by ‘Terminator Salvation’ helmer McG, shows the Academy Award-winner as international spy Ethan Runner, as he walks down a hotel hallway with a gun. ’3 Days to Kill,’ which is set to hit theaters on February 21, also stars Amber Heard and Hailee Steinfeld. The movie was written by Luc Besson and Adi Hasak. The following official synopsis for ’3 Days to Kill’ has been released: In this heart pounding action-thriller, Kevin Costner is a dangerous international spy, who is determined  [ Read More ]


“Jupiter Ascending” feels like it’s going to be one of the most outrageous, will-it-succeed-or-won’t-it films of 2014. The premise is crazy–a young human woman living in a world in which humans are at the bottom of the evolutionary ladder is targeted for assassination by the Queen of the Universe because the woman’s existence could mean the end of the Queen’s reign. The film comes from the futuristic minds of the Wachowski siblings, so it’s not like the film won’t find a fanbase. But will it actually be good, or will it just be weird? This new image from the film doesn’t really provide the answer, but it does show that  [ Read More ]


Welcome to your first Movie News Cheat Sheet of 2014! We’re hitting the ground running with loads of promising industry news. Dwayne Johnson confirmed that he’s going to take on a DC Comics character, we got our first official look at our Guardians of the Galaxy, and there’s a rumor floating around that Boba Fett could get the first “Star Wars” spin-off film. On top of that, we also got a nice laugh at Shia LaBeouf’s expense because as Lena Dunham so eloquently put it, “I’ve always felt, utterly and unchangeably, that only sociopaths hire skywriters.” Catch the details on all of those stories as well as some must-see trailers  [ Read More ]

New Stills From Her Released

Posted by monique On January - 3 - 2014 0 Comment

“Her” ended 2013 with critical and audience accolades, and it’s continuing its winning streak into the new year. Warner Bros. has released several new stills from “Her,” which show just how emotionally isolated the main character Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) is from the women in his life. The only woman he’s not isolated from is a computer system (Scarlett Johansson). Take a look at the stills (and the official trailer) below the post. “Her,” written and directed by Spike Jonze, also stars Amy Adams, Rooney Mara and Olivia Wilde. The romantic drama is also a futuristic story, set in a time when computers are programmed to be in sync with their  [ Read More ]


“Besties,” an indie film created by writer/director Rebecca Cutter (“The Mentalist”), will soon be available on Video On Demand Jan. 21. The film, which premiered at Fantastic Fest, stars Olivia Crocicchia, Madison Riley, Bobby Soto, Chris Backus, and Corin Nemec (“The Stand”), will be available to be downloaded from all the major venues, such as Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, Samsung, Comcast, Cox, Dish Network and many others. “Besties” is a film about a high schooler who becomes entangled in a dangerous relationship: “Hoping to forge a friendship with the most popular girl in school, Sandy arranges to be left at home under Ashley’s supervision while her father goes out of  [ Read More ]

Nymphomaniac 16 photo by Christian Geisnaes

Parts One and Two of Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac” will soon be in theaters, challenging our minds with a story of sex, abuse and damaged psychology. Since the films will be out early next year, some provocative stills (including one NSFW) have been released, giving you a sense of exactly what you can expect. Check out the gallery below the post. “Nymphomaniac: Part One” will be in theaters March 21, 2014 and On Demand March 6, 2014. “Nymphomaniac: Part Two” will be in theaters April 18, 2014 and On Demand April 3, 2014. “NYMPHOMANIAC: PART ONE is the story of Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who is discovered badly  [ Read More ]


Even though sequels, spin-offs and adaptations are still the talk of the town, we’ve got a nice assortment of hot ticket items for you in this week’s Movie News Cheat Sheet. In superhero news, Adam Driver denied rumors that he’s up for the role of Nightwing in “Batman vs. Superman,” but we did get to meet a new player in the Bat-realm, Batkid, five-year-old Miles Scott who saved San Francisco with some help from the Make a Wish Foundation. We’ve also got selection of brand new images to share, one of which offers a behind-the-scenes look at “Star Wars: Episode VII” and a gallery of others showing off Jamie Dornan  [ Read More ]


The reboot, remake, sequel and adaptation craze continues with yet another Movie News Cheat Sheet brimming with updates on projects part of highly successful franchises. There’s been a ton of talk on the “Batman vs. Superman” front with the folks behind the film honing in on a female lead and on an actor for the role of Nightwing. In X-Men territory, news just broke that Twentieth Century Fox is courting James Mangold to return for another Wolverine film while New Line and Warner Bros. are out to expand their “Conjuring” franchise even further by adding a spin-off to the lineup in addition to the previously announced sequel. Ready for the  [ Read More ]


The award-winning prison drama “Starred Up” will be coming to North America soon! Tribeca Film has announced that it’s acquired the North American rights to the film, directed by Scottish director David Mackenzie. The film’s screenplay is written by Jonathan Asser, a psychotherapist that worked int he penal system. The film stars Jack O’Connell (“Skins”, Angelina Jolie’s upcoming “Unbroken”), Ben Mendelsohn (“The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Place Beyond the Pines”), and Rupert Friend (“Homeland”). Here’s more about the film: “Starred Up is about ultra-violent 19-year-old Eric (O’Connell), who is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father (Mendelsohn). As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies  [ Read More ]


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