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Labyrinth Blu-ray Digibook

The most lasting legacies often times arise from the dedicated attention given by leaders who fearlessly pave the way for creativity. Filmmaker Jim Henson stunningly left his mark on Hollywood when he directed the cult classic family movie, ‘Labyrinth,’ which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. In order to honor its lasting impact on the fantasy genre, Shockya is debuting an exclusive clip from the film’s new home release. The home distribution of the drama, which is being presented in an all-new 4K restoration, features a collectible digibook packaging. ‘Labyrith’s 30th anniversary home release on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital also features a limited edition gift set.  [ Read More ]

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Disney’s Moana Gets A New Movie Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On September - 19 - 2016 0 Comment
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Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows exactly why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli‘i Cravalho) meets the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along  [ Read More ]

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Kaitlyn Sapp as Jamie in the horror film CLOWNTOWN , an ITN Distribution release. Photo courtesy of ITN Distribution.

An optimistic and somewhat naive babysitter is finally discovering the horrifying consequences of caring for another family’s children. The revelation is featured in Shockya’s new exclusive clip from the upcoming horror film, ‘ClownTown.’ Actress Kaitlyn Sapp, who portrays Jamie the Babysitter in the thriller, uncovers the horrifying fact that the last caregiver for the young boy and girl she’s watching was involved in an accident. The tragedy occurs around the same time that a group of friends get stranded in a seemingly abandoned town. They find themselves stalked by a gang of violent psychopaths who are dressed as clowns. ITN Distribution will unveil ‘ClownTown‘ in theaters on September 30. The  [ Read More ]

Level Up Poster

Proving to society that their life has value and purpose can be a challenge for anyone who’s considered not to be living up to their full potential. But actor Josh Bowman’s character in the new UK thriller, ‘Level Up,’ is finally demonstrating that he can successfully complete his goals, even during the most dire situations. To celebrate the protagonist’s determination to save his girlfriend, Shockya has a first-look exclusive clip from the film. ‘Level Up’ opened in select US cinemas on August 26, and its distributor, FilmBuff, will also be releasing it on VOD today. In addition to Bowman, the movie also stars Neil Maskell and William Houston. The drama  [ Read More ]

The Dressmaker – Movie Review

Posted by Tami Smith On September - 19 - 2016 0 Comment

The Dressmaker Amazon Studios/ Broad Green Pictures Reviewed by: Tami Smith, Film Reviewer for Shockya Grade: B Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse Screenplay by: P.J. Hogan, Jocelyn Moorhouse; Based on The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham Cast: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth Release Date: September 23, 2016 In The Visit, a 1956 play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, a wealthy woman returns to her hometown after years of absence with one desire: revenge. A similar motif flows through The Dressmaker, based on a 2000 novel by Rosalie Ham, in which Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage (Kate Winslet) returns to her small hometown of Dungatar, Australia with vindictive plans after twenty-five year banishment. Tilly has grown up  [ Read More ]

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The Dressmaker Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On September - 18 - 2016 0 Comment
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THE DRESSMAKER Amazon Studios/ Broad Green Pictures Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Showbiz Grade: B Director:  Jocelyn Moorhouse Written by: P.J. Hogan, Jocelyn Moorhouse, from Rosalie Ham’s gothic novel Cast: Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Sarah Snook Screened at: Dolby88, NYC, 8/16/16 Opens: September 23, 2016 The Ancient Greeks considered exile from their beloved city-state to be a punishment worse than death.  In the outside world, an Athenian would be a nobody, perhaps scorned by the local population.  You can’t blame Socrates for drinking the hemlock rather than accepting his friends’ offer of escape to another land, but you’ve got to wonder why Tilly Dunnage (Kate Winslet) in Jocelyn Moorehouse’s  [ Read More ]

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Annabelle 2 Teaser Trailer Hints at Doll’s Creepy Origins

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 16 - 2016 0 Comment
Annabelle 2 Teaser Trailer Hints at Doll's Creepy Origins

A generous act driven by the purest intentions can unfortunately lead to the most devastating consequences. A dollmaker and his wife are shocked to realize that their noble acts are coming back to haunt them in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming horror film, ‘Annabelle 2.’ The trailer has been released by Warner Bros. Pictures, which will distribute the thriller in theaters on May 19, 2017. The sequel to the hit 2014 supernatural movie, ‘Annabelle,’ marks the second feature film effort by helmer David F. Sandberg. He made his directorial debut with another supernatural horror film, this summer’s hit, ‘Lights Out.’ ‘Annabelle 2′ was produced by Peter Safran. James  [ Read More ]

Who's Jenna...? Exclusive Clip Features Bill Sorvino Discovering the Truth About His Girlfriend

Viewing the online activities of your friend’s significant other is usually a helpful way to protect them in their romantic relationships. Unfortunately, that well-intentioned exploration is actually harming the main character’s bond with the woman he’s dating in then new comedy, ‘Who’s Jenna…?’ In honor of the story highlighting how assuming what a person is like just by their presence on the internet can be harmful, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the movie. The ‘Who’s Jenna…?’ clip features lead actor, Bill Sorvino, as his character, financial advisor Jonathan Burke, becomes upset with his best friend and colleague, Andy Roma, who’s played by Joseph D’Onofrio. Andy tries to convince his  [ Read More ]

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Best of Seven Poster

Deciding what kind of life they want to lead is a difficult process for many people as they strive to find their true selves and happiness as adults. But that experience can become even more harrowing when a person’s drastically contrasting personalities begin causing havoc on their existence. That distressing situation is highlighted in ‘Patio Fight,’ Shockya’s exclusive clip from the new comedy, ‘Best of Seven.’ The clip is helping support the release of the independent comedy, which Leomark Studios will distribute on digital and VOD this Friday, September 16. With ‘Best of Seven,’ Jonnie Stapleton makes his feature film acting, writing, directorial and producing debuts. In addition to Stapleton,  [ Read More ]

The Hurt Business Exclusive Clip Features MMA Legend Gary Goodridge Discussing Health Risks

The success of popular professional sports can often times come at the expense of the athletes who helped make them famous. Along with exploring the day to day lives of popular MMA fighters, the highly anticipated documentary, ‘The Hurt Business,’ also examines how the sport went from being shunned to the popular entertainment operation it is today. In honor of the film being released in theaters nationwide on September 29, Shockya has an exclusive new clip, titled ‘Gary Goodridge Recounts Devastating Concussion.’ Goodridge, who’s a legend within the world of MMA, is also one of the few outspoken athletes who has admitted he has dementia, which was caused by his  [ Read More ]

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At All Costs Exclusive Clip Showcases How AAU Basketball Players Become the Next Star Athlete

The most intense rivalry in adolescent basketball often times doesn’t play out on the court between players during championships anymore. In the current sports environment, the most ambitious duel is instead occurring between high schools and the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union), as their teams both struggle to capture the attention of college recruiters. That unrelenting competition is powerfully showcased in Shockya’s exclusive clip for the sports documentary, ‘At All Costs.’ The clip, which explores how the AAU basketball machine has professionalized youth basketball in America, is supporting the film’s upcoming release. XLrator Media will distribute ‘At All Costs’ on VOD and iTunes this Tuesday, September 20. Shockya’s exclusive clip for  [ Read More ]

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Boston Film Festival Embarks on 32nd Season of Spotlighting Innovative Feature and Documentary Films

Learning to accept the differences in everyone’s lives is one of the most essential lessons that people of all ages need to continuously be reminded of in their experiences. So the 2016 Boston Film Festival (BFF), which is celebrating its 32nd edition this year, is emphasizing tolerance and youthful perspectives with its diverse lineup. Many of the movies address themes of acceptance, tolerance and bullying, which are timely and urgent concerns in contemporary society. Question and answer sessions will take place following film screenings with directors and actors. Among the stars scheduled to appear are William Fichtner, Dylan Gelula, Bill Sage, Sean Patrick Flanery, Christina Scherer, Kevin Bigley, Ali Afshar,  [ Read More ]

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Disney’s Moana Gets A New Movie Poster

Posted by Rudie Obias On September - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
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Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows exactly why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli‘i Cravalho) meets the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along  [ Read More ]

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True love can never truly be broken, even when both people are contending with lingering wounds. Soulmates Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, the main characters in the hit ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ series, are determined to find stability once again. Their journey to rebuild their fragmented trust is showcased in the first official trailer for the anticipated romantic drama, ‘Fifty Shades Darker,’ which debuted online this morning. The trailer for the follow-up to 2015′s successful film adaptation of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ features a cover of the song ‘Crazy in Love,’ as performed by Miguel. Beyoncé recorded a new version of her two-time Grammy Award-winning 2003 song for the official  [ Read More ]

End of a Gun Exclusive Stills Feature Steven Seagal Battling a Drug Lord

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
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When society needs protection from a dangerous criminal and his dedicated legion of followers, there’s only man who can heroically safeguard the innocent: Steven Seagal. The actor is once again utilizing his martial arts expertise to stop a menacing outlaw whose sole intent is to further his own agenda, in his new action film, ‘End of a Gun.’ In honor of the crime thriller’s upcoming distribution by Lionsgate, Shockya is debuting an exclusive set of stills that feature Seagal fighting back against his enemies. In addition to Seagal, the drama also stars Florin Piersic Jr. and Jade Ewen. ‘End of a Gun’ was directed by Keoni Waxman, who also served  [ Read More ]

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