An action/thriller centered on a woman who faces down assassins sent by her ex, a mob boss, while holed up in her apartment. The new action movie stars Salma Hayek, Akie Kotabe, Laura Cepeda, Jennifer Blanc, Togo Igawa, Gabriella Wright, Caroline Chikezie, and Hiroyuki Watanabe as Taiko. “Everly” hits theaters everywhere on February 27, 2015.
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A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger. The new movie stars Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, and Ginny Gardner. Directed by Dean Israelite. “Project Almanac” hits theaters on January 30, 2015.
The zombie genre gets a revisit with “Zombie Killers: Elephant’s Graveyard,” coming to DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 3. The Anchor Bay Entertainment film stars Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, Mischa Barton, Felissa Rose and Brian Anthony Wilson as people who must survive in a world where the infected roam the planet. “The rural town of Elwood has always been a “bubble” against the backdrop of an organism-based epidemic where infected humans don’t die, instead they roam to spread the infection in a grisly, horrific way. Those who escape must survive—by any means necessary. But at what price? In the film, the “Zombie Killers” are a small band of young adults, trained [ Read More ]
A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival. The movie stars Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Karl Davies, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall, and Konstantin Khabensky. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. “Black Sea” opens in a limited release on January 30 in New York City [ Read More ]
The most harrowing and difficult decisions people are forced to contend with in life are often the ones in which they must choose between the love of their family, even though they don’t always agree with their relatives’ actions, and their high moral standards and esteemed profession. Actor Brendan Fehr passionately plays Gaetano, one of the complex and relatable protagonists in the new crime drama, ‘Zarra’s Law,’ who admirably values his job of protecting and serving his community and country as an attorney and veteran, but is also conflicted over the actions of his family. The film, which is now available on DVD and iTunes, and was directed by Juha [ Read More ]
The realistic exploration of people’s emotional, psychological and physical responses to frightening situations, whether they’re brought on by other’s actions, their own decisions or natural disasters, can be both a harrowing and insightful process. Director Kevin Macdonald captivatingly explored what the constant threat of danger can do to a person’s psyche in his new adventure thriller, ‘Black Sea,’ which opens in theaters on Friday. The film courageously explores how people dedicated to their chosen field of work can band together when they’re faced with dire sitatuions. But that bond can ultimately lead to the group taking out their frustrations on each other, as they struggle to not only understand the [ Read More ]
People often take pride in the powerful and life-defining accomplishments they achieve in both their personal and professional lives. But when those fulfillments are suddenly and unjustly taken from them, they often struggle with the difficulties of not being able to maintain their feelings of self-worth and identity. During those harrowing instances when a once thriving and acclaimed person begins to feel isolated from the world at large, due to a life-threatening disease, they’ll do anything to maintain their sense of identity. That powerful struggle is grippingly portrayed through the title character in writer-directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s new Academy Award-nominated drama, ‘Still Alice.’ The film, which is based [ Read More ]
Title: Match Director: Stephen Belber Starring: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard People who have garnered respect and notoriety in their chosen career path may not always lead a glamorous life, as they can also easily face hurdles when the public begins to associate them with just one achievement or milestone in their lives. They also often face obstacles in forming meaningful, lasting personal relationships, as they continuously strive to maintain the success they’re grown accustomed to throughout their careers. This is certainly the case with one of the lead character in writer-director Stephen Belber’s new comedy-drama ‘Match,’ the movie adaptation of the filmmaker’s 2005 Tony-nominated play of the [ Read More ]
“Fifty Shades of Grey” is quickly becoming the film on everyone’s lips, and the controversial film continues its news destruction with the latest headline it’s acquired. The film has become the quickest selling R-rated film in the history of movie ticket website Fandango. The Hollywood Reporter states that advance tickets of the Dakota Johnson-Jamie Dornan starrer has already sold more advance tickets (which went on sale last Sunday) than other big name films like “Gone Girl,” “Sex and the City 2″ an “The Hangover Part II.” Of course, we can assume the big rush to get the tickets is not only because of the fans. It’s also because people want [ Read More ]
THE INTERVIEW Columbia Pictures Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: B Director: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Screenwriter: Dan Sterling, based on a story by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Dan Sterling Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park, Diana Bang. Screened at: SeeTheInterview.com, NYC, 12/25/14 Opens: December 25, 2014 Most of the civilized world loved America in 1945. The U.S. was a prime force in liberating Europe from the Hun. Our soldiers gave out chewing gum to the kids on the Continent, soft toilet paper to the adults, and dished out money to bail the good guys out via the Marshall Plan. Given [ Read More ]
XLrator Media has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the upcoming supernatural thriller ‘The Diabolical,’ staring Ali Larter and Patrick Fischler. The sci-fi horror movie is set to be released in Fall 2015 on the distributor’s Macabre genre label. The deal was negotiated by XLrator Media’s Barry Gordon with Preferred Content’s Kevin Iwashina and Content Media’s Jamie Carmichael. ‘The Diabolical’ marks the feature film directorial debut of Alistair Legrand, who also co-wrote the horror thriller’s script with Luke Harvis. . ‘The Pact,’ ‘The Divide’ and ‘Mr. Jones’ producer Ross M. Dinerstein also produced ‘The Diabolical.’ The supernatural horror movie is the first film that will be released by the producer’s [ Read More ]
Matthew Gray Gubler and Kat Dennings are setting out to solve the mysteries of the spirit threatening their small town in the trailer for their upcoming horror comedy, ‘Suburban Gothic.’ The video investigates the unknown spirit that’s haunting the area, after the movie was brought to audiences’ attention at last year’s Fantasia Film Festival. ‘Suburban Gothic’ was directed by ‘Excision’ helmer, Richard Bates Jr., who co-wrote the horror comedy with Mark Linehan Bruner. Besides Gubler and Dennings, the movie also stars Barbara Niven, Ray Wise, Sally Kirkland, Muse Watson, Mel Rodriguez and John Waters. FilmBuff is set to release the film on January 30 in theaters and VOD. The following [ Read More ]
Sean Penn is relying on his trademark intensity to find the truth in his latest role as an ex-special ops soldier, who’s pitted against his former organization that is looking to silence him for good, in his new movie, ‘The Gunman.’ Open Road Films, which will release the upcoming action thriller in theaters on March 20, 2015, released the official poster for ‘The Gunman’ on Fandango. The distribution company has also unveiled the latest official photo and trailer for the crime drama, in which the two-time Oscar winning actor plays Jim Terrier. Besides Penn, the film also stars Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance. ‘The Gunman’ was [ Read More ]
While people often tend to drift from their friends as they settle into marriage and raising their own families, often times there’s a certain connection that will always keep them bonded together, no matter what happens to their relationships. In the new dark comedy, ‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife,’ actor and producer Patrick Wilson’s character intriguingly and amusingly thrives on the fact that the murder of the title character’s spouse not only has his friends working together to cover up the crime, but it also makes all of their lives better. The movie, which marks the feature film directorial, writing and producing debuts of Wilson’s brother-in-law, Scott Foley, who also stars [ Read More ]
Earlier this week, it was announced that 90,000 students in several US cities would be able to see Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” for free. Now, five more cities have joined the free screening program, making the total 13 cities nationwide. African-American business leaders in Dallas, Chicago, Washington D.C. and the Oakland/San Francisco Bay area are giving 7th, 8th and 9th graders the chance to see the movie about the historic civil rights march in Selma, AL for free. The cities join New York City, San Francisco, Sarasota, Westchester, New Jersey, Nashville, Boston and Philadelphia. The business leaders from the new cities coming to the program include Chicago’s E. Robbie Robinson, managing [ Read More ]