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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Winners 2016

Posted by Harvey Karten On December - 6 - 2016 0 Comment

PICTURE: “Moonlight” Runner-up: “La La Land” DIRECTOR: Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” Runner-up: Damien Chazelle, ”La La Land” ACTOR: Adam Driver, “Paterson” Runner-up: Casey Affleck, ”Manchester by the Sea” ACTRESS: Isabelle Huppert, “Elle” and “Things to Come” Runner-up: Rebecca Hall, “Christine” SUPPORTING ACTOR: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight” Runner-up: Issey Ogata, “Silence” SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Lily Gladstone, “Certain Women” Runner-up: Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea” SCREENPLAY: Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Lobster” Runner-up: Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea” ANIMATION: “Your Name” Runner-up: “The Red Turtle” FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: ”The Handmaiden” Runner-up: ”Toni Erdmann” DOCUMENTARY / NON-FICTION FILM: “I Am Not Your Negro” Runner-up: “O.J.: Made in America” NEW GENERATION: Trey Edward Shults  [ Read More ]

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Transformers: The Last Knight Gets A New Teaser Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On December - 5 - 2016 0 Comment
Transformers: Age of Extinction

The new movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Isabela Moner, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro, and Anthony Hopkins. “Transformers: The Last Knight” hits theaters on June 23, 2017.

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A Monster Calls Gets A New Video on The Story Behind The Story

Posted by Rudie Obias On December - 5 - 2016 0 Comment

A visually spectacular drama from acclaimed director Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible”), based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) attempts to deal with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss, and faith. The new film stars Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Liam Neeson, and Sigourney Weaver. “A Monster Calls” hits theaters on December 23rd in a limited release and wide on January 6, 2017.

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Tree Man Poster

One of the blessings of Christmas is being able to help the community, especially those neighbors who you have no other reason to interact with during the rest of the year. That’s certainly the case for the hundreds of Christmas tree sellers who bring joy to families as they descend upon the streets of New York City every December to ply their trade. Being able to share cheer with their acquaintances is what makes the entrepreneurs proud, which is a feeling that’s prominently portrayed in the new documentary, ‘Tree Man.’ In honor of the film’s home distribution, Shockya is premiering an exclusive clip. XLrator Media will be releasing ‘Tree Man’  [ Read More ]

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Wishing to control your own health is a vital element of securing the future you wish to achieve. But seizing that authority can be a challenge for those people who are battling not only an illness, but also their families who wish to repress them. The acclaimed family drama, ‘Knucklehead,’ follows a mentally disable man who embarks on a journey to find a cure for himself, while also distancing himself form his volatile mother. RLJ Entertainment is set to release the film on DVD tomorrow, for the suggested retail price of $27.97. In celebration of ‘Knucklehead’s home release, Shockya is offering two lucky winners a DVD of the family drama.  [ Read More ]


Set two months after the first film, the Guardians of the Galaxy travel throughout the cosmos and struggle to keep their newfound family together, while helping Peter Quill learn more about his true parentage. The new Marvel movie stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Glenn Close, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, and Kurt Russell. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2″ hits theaters everywhere on May 5, 2017 in 3D and IMAX.

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Hidden Figures Gets A New Video Featuring Pharrell Williams

Posted by Rudie Obias On December - 2 - 2016 0 Comment

The film recounts the story of the African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson and her two colleagues, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who, while working in the segregated West Area Computers division of Langley Research Center, helped NASA catch up in the Space Race. Using their calculations, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to make a complete orbit of the Earth. The new movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, and Jim Parsons. “Hidden Figures” hits theaters on December 25.

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Contract to Kill

The war on terror needs reliable agents who are willing to take any extreme action deemed necessary to stop a country’s brutal enemies. Steven Seagal is one such dependable operative, as he will repeatedly put himself in harm’s way in order to block an extremist group’s plot to bring harm into America, in his new film, ‘Contract to Kill.’ The movie, which is the action star’s latest entry in the genre that helped make him famous, follows the actor as he plays a CIA operative who is hired to take out an elusive terrorist. In honor of the project’s upcoming release, Shockya is debuting an exclusive photo gallery from the  [ Read More ]


New York Film Critics Circle Awards 12/1/16

Posted by Harvey Karten On December - 1 - 2016 0 Comment

NEW YORK FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS  12/1/16 Film: La La Land Director: Barry Jenkins for Moonlight Screenplay: Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea Actress: Isabelle Huppert for Elle and The Things to Come Actor: Casey Affleck for Manchester by the Sea Supporting Actress: Michelle Williams for Manchester by the Sea & Certain Women Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali for Moonlight Foreign Language Film: Toni Erdmann Cinematography: James Laxton for Moonlight Nonfiction Film: OJ: Made in America First Film: The Edge of Seventeen tied with Krisha Animated Film: Zootopia Special: Editor Thelma Schoonmaker.  Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust 25th Anniversary

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Tom Cruise Fighting Gods and Monsters in The Mummy's Teaser Trailer and Poster

Tom Cruise is unleashing a new version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization, as the first glimpse into his anticipated action-adventure film, ‘The Mummy,’ has been revealed. Universal Pictures, which will distribute the drama into theaters on June 9, 2017, has just unveiled the teaser trailer and a new poster for the reboot. The teaser clip serves as a precursor to the full length trailer, which will debut this Sunday, December 4. In addition to Cruise, ‘The Mummy’ also stars Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe. The new action-adventure rebot was written by Jon  [ Read More ]

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WGN America's Salem Exclusive Clip 1

The lives of the innocent who couldn’t be saved won’t soon be forgotten. Reaffirming that sense of virtue is a key element for the survival of the characters on WGN America’s acclaimed fantasy television series, ‘Salem.’ In honor of the cable network airing ‘Night’s Black Agents,’ the fourth episode of the drama’s current third season, tomorrow at 9:00 pm ET/PT, Shockya is premiering an exclusive clip from the show, which is titled ‘Mary Sibley.’ In ‘Mary Sibley,’ the troubled protagonist, who’s played by the series’ lead actress, Janet Montgomery, is being plagued by the ghost of Rebecca Nurse, who was wrongfully executed for witchcraft. As Rebecca reaffirms that she isn’t  [ Read More ]


SAN FRANCISCO, November 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Twitter today announced it is collaborating with Disney and People to live stream exclusively a special Rogue One: A Star Wars Story event. The live stream, hosted by People, will feature the debut of never-before-seen content from Rogue One followed by a Q&A with the director and cast members from the film. Live coverage will start on Friday, December 2nd at 10am PT, streaming from a surprise location. The live stream will be available worldwide to Twitter’s logged-in and logged-out audience on Twitter and connected devices and can be found at, in Twitter Moments and through @StarWars and @people. The experience will  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS
Kill Ratio Still 1

Dedicated military officers are known for being willing to put their lives at risk in order to defend their ideals and the safety of their country. The intense dedication the soldiers willingly take on in order to complete their missions becomes even more extreme when their enemy is determined to put them in endanger. That fight between adversaries is compellingly showcased in the upcoming action film, ‘Kill Ratio.’ In honor of the movie being released by XLrator Media, Shockya is premiering an exclusive new clip. XLrator Media is set to distribute ‘Kill Ratio’ in theaters on December 9, before also releasing it on VOD and iTunes on December 13. The  [ Read More ]

Bodyguards: Secret Lives from the Watchtower Exclusive Clip Features Kevin Weeks Reflecting on Crime

Contending with potential loss of life every day is a harrowing possibility for people who embark on careers that rely on violence as a way to survive. But the consequences of those acts of brutality greatly differ for everyone, depending on which side of the law they’re living on. In the new documentary, ‘Bodyguards: Secret Lives From the Watchtower,’ the lasting effects of those ruthless actions are powerfully highlighted. In honor of the film’s upcoming release, Shockya is premiering an exclusive clip. The clip, which is titled ‘James Bulgar and Kevin,’ features White Bulger’s enforcer, Kevin Weeks, as he discusses the first murder he ever committed on behalf of the  [ Read More ]


George Takei Invites Elected Offical To Screen Allegiance

Posted by contributor On November - 18 - 2016 0 Comment

New York, November 17, 2016 – In reaction to remarks on national television by Trump-campaign surrogate Carl Higbie citing the Japanese-American internment as a precedent for the Trump Administration’s proposed registry of Muslims in America, actor and activist George Takei is responding by denouncing the comments as dangerous and by inviting elected officials across America to attend a film screening of Allegiance, the Broadway musical inspired by Takei’s true life experience. Allegiance exposes the harrowing and oft-overlooked chapter of American history concerning the unjust incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, mostly US citizens, who were placed in internment camps by the United States government in the aftermath of the attack on  [ Read More ]

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