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After stopping off at Starbase Earhart, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by a powerful, unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on a unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy who has a well-earned hatred of the Federation and what it stands for. The new movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Joe Taslim, and Lydia Wilson. “Star Trek Beyond” hits everywhere theaters on July 22, 2016 for Star  [ Read More ]

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Interview: David Farr Talks The Ones Below (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 29 - 2016 0 Comment
Director David Farr on the set of THE ONES BELOW, a Magnolia Pictures release. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

No matter how in control and successful someone becomes in their career and personal relationships, they often start to want more when they witness the seemingly perfect lives of their peers. Many people tend to become envious of their neighbors’ contrasting personality traits, even if their circumstances aren’t necessarily better than their own, and they’re going through a similar situation. That’s certainly the case with the two seemingly prosperous married couples in the new thriller, ‘The Ones Below.’ The spouses become overwhelmed by something they all thought they wanted throughout their at-times tumultuous relationships that after they meet, they begin envying each other’s seemingly perfect lives. Accomplished British television and  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

The Witness Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 28 - 2016 0 Comment
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THE WITNESS FilmRise Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B Director:   James Solomon Written by: William Genovese, Russell Greene, Gabriel Rhodes, James Solomon Screened at: Review 1, NYC, 4/21/16 Opens: June 3, 2016 Winston Moseley died in prison a few months ago at the age of 81, after serving 52 years behind bars (minus whatever days or hours he gained after breaking out).  Ordinarily a person like him would receive not a single sentence in any respectable newspaper, but this vile sociopath, guilty of killing three women and raping at least two of them while they were dying, may have picked the wrong victim in Catherine “Kitty” Genovese.  In 1964,  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, REVIEWS
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After stopping off at Starbase Earhart, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by a powerful, unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on a unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy who has a well-earned hatred of the Federation and what it stands for. The new movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Joe Taslim, and Lydia Wilson. “Star Trek Beyond” hits everywhere theaters on July 22, 2016 for Star  [ Read More ]

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Gods of Egypt Set's Forge 2

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance, as the classic mythology of Egypt is brought to life. Little before-seen concept art for the fantasy film, ‘Gods of Egypt,’ is showing that battle for endurance, as the drama is gearing up for its home release. The action movie is now available on Digital HD, and is also set to be released on Ultra 4K, 3D Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday, May 31. The adventure movie stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush. ‘Gods of Egypt’ was directed by ‘The Crow’ and ‘I, Robot’ helmer, Alex Proyas, and was written by Matt  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIE STILLS, MOVIES, NEWS
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The Turtles come into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman, the Foot Clan and the return of their enemy, The Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of his own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady. Meanwhile, an invasion above New York City is led by the Dimension X inhabitant known as Krang. The Turtles are joined in the fight by their human friends April O’Neil, Vern Fenwick and the vigilante Casey Jones. The TMNT sequel stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Brian Tee, Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly as Rocksteady, and Gary Anthony Williams as  [ Read More ]

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After stopping off at Starbase Earhart, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by a powerful, unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on a unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy who has a well-earned hatred of the Federation and what it stands for. The new movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Joe Taslim, and Lydia Wilson. “Star Trek Beyond” hits everywhere theaters on July 22, 2016 for Star  [ Read More ]

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Charisma Carpenter in Girl in Woods

Journey with the ‘Girl in Woods’ to help her battle nature and her own demons, in an effort to protect her survival and sanity, as the horror film is distributed on home release. The thriller will be distributed by Candy Factory Films on June 3 on Cable and Digital HD. The film will be available to rent or own through such outlets as Comcast, DirecTV, iTunes, Dish, Amazon Instant, Google Play and Vudu. ‘Girl in Woods’ marks the latest release from writer-director-producer Jeremy Benson, who previously penned, helmed and produced the 2005 horror movie, ‘Shutter,’ and the 2008 genre film, ‘Live Animals.’ His new horror thriller stars Juliet Reeves, Charisma  [ Read More ]

Independence Day: Resurgence Gets A New Featurette

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 27 - 2016 0 Comment
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Twenty years after the events of the first film, the international community recovers and builds up Earth’s defenses using technology salvaged from remains of the alien forces. However, the aliens were able to send a distress signal before their final defeat, which results in a new task force of alien ships coming to Earth and threatening the human race once more. The new sequel stars Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Joey King, Judd Hirsch, Angelababy, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, and William Fichtner. “Independence Day: Resurgence” theaters everywhere on June 24.

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
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The Turtles come into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman, the Foot Clan and the return of their enemy, The Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of his own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady. Meanwhile, an invasion above New York City is led by the Dimension X inhabitant known as Krang. The Turtles are joined in the fight by their human friends April O’Neil, Vern Fenwick and the vigilante Casey Jones. The TMNT sequel stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Brian Tee, Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly as Rocksteady, and Gary Anthony Williams as  [ Read More ]

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Pixar’s Finding Dory Gets A New Clip

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 27 - 2016 0 Comment
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Taking place six months after the first film, Dory suddenly recalls her childhood memories. Remembering something about “the jewel of Monterey, California”, accompanied by Nemo and Marlin, she sets out to find her family. She arrives at the Monterey Marine Life Institute, where she meets Bailey, a white beluga whale; Destiny, a whale shark; and Hank the octopus, who becomes her guide. The new Pixar movie stars Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ty Burrell, Kaitlin Olson, Ed O’Neill, Willem Dafoe, Vicki Lewis, Idris Elba, and Dominic West. Pixar’s “Finding Dory” hits theaters on June 17.

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After stopping off at Starbase Earhart, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by a powerful, unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on a unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy who has a well-earned hatred of the Federation and what it stands for. The new movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Joe Taslim, and Lydia Wilson. “Star Trek Beyond” hits everywhere theaters on July 22, 2016 for Star  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Christopher Duddy Talks It's So Easy and Other Lies (Exclusive)

Music fans are often enthralled with the idea of the high-powered lifestyle that their favorite musicians seemingly live, and fail to realize that their public persona is usually an act that’s constructed to help promote their latest albums. But musicians usually become more willing to honesty share the details of their personal struggles once they overcome the biggest conflicts in their lives. That’s certainly the case in co-writer-director-producer Christopher Duddy’s new autobiographical music documentary, ‘It’s So Easy and Other Lies.’ The film powerfully chronicles the battles that Guns N’ Roses founding member and bass player, Duff McKagan, has contended with throughout his life. Featuring exclusive archival footage, ‘It’s So Easy  [ Read More ]

Harvey Keitel's Chosen Receives Official Trailer and Release Date From Lionsgate

The public can finally witness the ultimate test of heroism, as Harvey Keitel’s new war film, ‘Chosen,’ has received an official trailer and release date from its distributor, Lionsgate. In honor of the action movie’s upcoming distribution, Shockya is exclusively debuting the trailer, and announcing that it will be unveiled on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on August 2. ‘Chosen,’ which was written by Gabriel de Mercur and directed by Jasmin Dizdar, was shot in Bucharest, Romania and New York. The action war film, which was produced by Michael Riley, was inspired by true events. The movie’s DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98. In  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIE STILLS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
Screamfest 2016 Announces Dates and Names Lydia Hearst as Festival Ambassador

Genre fans can prepare to be scared out of their seats during the upcoming Halloween season, as Screamfest has announced that its 16th annual event will take place from October 18-27, 2016 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood. Actress Lydia Hearst, who has made a name for herself in the genre in recent years by starring in such films as ‘#Horror‘ and ‘Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero,’ will serve as the ambassador for this year’s festival. “I’m honored to serve as ambassador for Screamfest,” said Hearst, whose film ‘Condemned‘ premiered at last year’s festival. “Screamfest provides an amazing platform for filmmakers and actors like me to showcase our  [ Read More ]

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