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The Pact 2

IFC Midnight is preparing to scare fans of “The Pact” once again with “The Pact 2.” The film, which is on VOD now, will soon be available for theatrical viewings Oct. 10. The first “Pact” film introduced us to the Judas Killer and heroine Annie, and “The Pact 2″ reunites us with Annie again as she works to take down the Judas Killer for good. Here’s more about the film. “The stunning sequel to Nicholas McCarthy’s recent horror classic The Pact ups the ante on terror when a series of brutal murders lead authorities to believe the Judas killer is back and Annie (Caity Lotz – ‘The Pact,’ ‘Arrow,’ ‘Mad  [ Read More ]

Gone Girl Gets A New TV Spot

Posted by Rudie Obias On September - 23 - 2014 0 Comment

David Fincher’s follow up to “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” is one of the most anticipated movies of 2014. “Gone Girl” is based on Gillian Flynn best-selling novel of the same name and features an all-star cast working with the very notable director. Sony released the film’s first teaser trailer, which looks compelling. The TV spot features Richard Butler’s cover of the Charles Aznavour ballad “She,” if you were wondering. Read the plot synopsis for “Gone Girl” below (via ComingSoon.net): “Directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his  [ Read More ]

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Gets A New Behind-the-Scenes Video

Posted by Rudie Obias On September - 23 - 2014 0 Comment
X-Men: Days of Future Past

The follow up to “X-Men: First Class” will take a look at an alternate future for the survival of all mutant. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is positioned to be one of the biggest movies of the summer, while it will unite the cast from the original trilogy with the reboot trilogy. “The X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in a battle that must change the past – to save their future.” The new X-Men movie features  [ Read More ]

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Big Hero 6 Gets A New TV Spot

Posted by Rudie Obias On September - 23 - 2014 0 Comment
Baymax Big Hero 6 Character Pose

Set in a fictional metropolis called San Fransokyo (a portmanteau of San Francisco and Tokyo), a young robotics prodigy named Hiro Hamada and his robot Baymax uncover a criminal plot and pull together a team of inexperienced crime-fighters, including Wasabi, Honey Lemon, GoGo Tomago, and Fred to solve the mystery surrounding the crime. Disney’s new animated movie stars Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Génesis Rodríguez, T. J. Miller, and Maya Rudolph. “Big Hero 6″ hits theaters on November 7, 2014.

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New Poster, Stills from Jessabelle Make Bathing Scary

Posted by monique On September - 22 - 2014 0 Comment

Just when you thought November was safe. Forget the pumpkin pie and turkey; it’s still time for a fresh new helping of horror. “Jessabelle,” a new horror film from the producer of “Paranormal Activity” and “Insidious” will make audiences feel like the witching hour of October never left. “Jessabelle,” directed by Kevin Greutert, stars Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera, Larisa Oleynik, Chris Ellis, Fran Bennett and Amber Stevens. The film follows a young woman who has survived a harrowing car accident, only to find that her horrors are just beginning. “From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious comes the ghostly tale  [ Read More ]

Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst Talk The Two Faces of January

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 21 - 2014 0 Comment
Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst Talk The Two Faces of January

Drastic and harrowing events in a person’s life often push them into complete defeat, but their underlying heroic tendencies often help them maintain their most dignified characteristics. The impassioned exploration into the emotional contradictions and shortcomings of a person as they strive to maintain their humanity is grippingly showcased in the new thriller, ‘The Two Faces of January.’ The thriller marks the feature film directorial debut of famed screenwriter, Hossein Amini, who also adapted the script for the movie from Patricia Highsmith’s 1964 novel of the same name. The filmmaker enthralling worked with the movie’s main stars, including Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst, to emphasize the flaws of their characters,  [ Read More ]


The Scribbler Movie Review

Posted by juliana On September - 21 - 2014 0 Comment
The Scribbler Movie

Title: The Scribbler Director: John Suits Cast: Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku, Gina Gershon, Sasha Grey, Garret Dillahunt, Michael Imperioli, Billy Campbell Running time: 88 minutes, Rated R In theaters and available on VOD and iTunes 09.19.14 Based on the graphic novel by Daniel Schaffer is the story of Suki (Katie Cassidy), a young woman whom has just been released into the real world after a stint in the nuthouse, diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder.  All new releases are forced to live in a dilapidated high rise apartment building with other released patients – a building dubbed “The Suicide Suites.”  There Suki meets a collective of colorful characters like  [ Read More ]


Leslie Mann In Talks For Vacation Reboot

Posted by Sarah Anne Luoma On September - 21 - 2014 0 Comment
lampoon vacation

This Is 40’s Leslie Mann is reportedly in talks to join the cast of the National Lampoon’s reboot Vacation. Mann has been tapped to play the adult version of Audrey Griswold, the daughter of Clark and Ellen Griswold, and sister of Rusty. The premise will see Ed Helms as Rusty, all grown-up with his own family to care for. Hoping to make memories and bond with his wife and two sons, Rusty will bring the family on a road trip to none other than Wally World. Vacation is being helmed by Bones’ John Francis Daly and Jonathan Goldstein for New Line Cinema. The duo are responsible for the comedy Horrible  [ Read More ]

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The Two Faces of January Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On September - 21 - 2014 0 Comment
The Two Faces of January Movie

THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY Magnolia Pictures Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes Grade: B+ Director:  Hossein Amini Screenplay:  Hossein Amini Cast:  Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Bevan, David Warshofsky, Omiros Poulakis, James Sobol Kelly, Evgenia Dimitropoulou Screened at:  Dolby 24, NYC, Opens:  September 26, 2014 When your friends come home from a vacation abroad, you’re polite: you ask, “How was the trip?”  Have you ever heard, “Terrible,” or “Not so good?”  Not likely.  “Wonderful, we had a great time,” is the usual reflexive answer.  However if a good-looking, rich couple planning the rounds of Athens, Rome and Venice were to come home–specifically New  [ Read More ]

Kasi Brown and Brandon Walter Talk Gone Doggy Gone (San Diego Film Festival)

Going through an intensive emotional struggle that makes you truly examine your life goals and values, particularly when someone close to you understands your views and aspirations, can be a gratifying and important life lesson. The main characters in the new independent comedy-drama, ‘Gone Doggy Gone,’ are startlingly forced to reexamine what’s truly important in their lives after a series of harrowing events. Two of the movie’s lead actors, Kasi Brown and Brandon Walter, also graciously learned from the project. They discovered the best ways to approach filmmaking on the set, as they made their feature film writing and directorial debuts with the comedy-drama. ‘Gone Doggy Gone’ follows a Los  [ Read More ]


Autumn Blood Movie Review

Posted by juliana On September - 20 - 2014 0 Comment
autumn blood

Title: Autumn Blood Director: Markus Blunder Cast: Sophie Lowe, Peter Stormare, Gustaf Skarsgard, Samuel Vauramo, Maximilian Harnisch Running time: 100 minutes; Rated R On VOD and iTunes and in-theaters on September 19th In the mountains above a remote Austrian village, a brother and sister become orphans when their mother dies. A 16 year old girl (Sophie Lowe) and her 10 year old brother (Maximilian Harnisch) live off the land and only depend on each other. A few people begin to notice that the children are now alone, and a trio of hunters brutally rapes the girl. When a social services worker is called to the town, the trio drive back  [ Read More ]


John Wick Takes Over Fantastic Fest 2014 with Sold Out Screenings

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 20 - 2014 0 Comment
John Wick Takes Over Fantastic Fest 2014 with Sold Out Screenings

‘John Wick’ is living such memorable impressions on not only those he’s seeking vengeance on, but also on audiences at this year’s Fantastic Fest. The bullet-fueled action thriller had such a high demand for tickets at last night’s two screenings at America’s largest genre film festival that an additional two screenings were added. To promote the thriller’s debut at Fantastic Fest last night, the festival featured a post-screening Q&A. The event featured stars Keanu Reeves and Adrianne Palicki, as well as the filmmaking team of Chad Stahelski, David Leitch and Basil Iwanyk, p.g.a. To coincide with the film’s debut at Fantastic Fest, the movie’s domestic distributor, Summit Entertainment, released a  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Katie Cassidy Talks The Scribbler

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 19 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Katie Cassidy Talks The Scribbler

Struggling to truly understand the equally powerful and painful emotions that drive distinctly different personalities to commit deceptive and at-times destructive acts towards themselves and those around them can be a harrowing process. When those clashingly diverse personalities are living within the same person, that battle can be even more difficult to overcome. But actress Katie Cassidy enthrallingly showcased the strong willpower her character, Suki, drew on in the new independent thriller, ‘The Scribbler,’ to overcome the conflicting personalities within her. The film, which was directed by John Suits and written by Daniel Schaffer, who based the script on his own graphical novel of same name, grippingly showcases Suki battling  [ Read More ]

Fly Through Space with the New Interstellar App

Posted by monique On September - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

We’ve just gotten the new poster for “Interstellar,” but now, you can get deep into the world of “Interstellar” with the new “Interstellar” App! The app is available in the Chrome Store and Google Play. The app might not tell you anything about the plot of the film, but, like the film’s characters, you too can explore space by creating your own unique solar system with moons, planets, asteroids and tons more. You’ll also be able to pilot the main spaceship in the film, the Endurance, without running out of gas or losing track of Earth time. Just like in the film, you’ll be able to use wormholes and Newtonian  [ Read More ]


Godzilla’s Breaking Bad Easter Egg Revealed

Posted by monique On September - 18 - 2014 0 Comment

One would think that with the series finale well in the annals of television history, the talk about “Breaking Bad” would be done. But lo and behold, there’s still tons more “Breaking Bad” to discuss. There’s even “Breaking Bad” stuff happening in “Godzilla” starring Walter White himself, Bryan Cranston. Jake, a /Film reader, has found that in the title sequence of the film, there’s a quick reference to the show that made Cranston’s teacher character Walter White a meth kingpin. Now, just to set the scene; during each mention of an actor or crew member’s name, parts of the wording is blocked out to symbolize how the government is keeping  [ Read More ]


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