A dramatic depiction of American football players who suffer from major head injuries and life-long debilitating problems as a result of repeated concussions and efforts by the National Football League to deny it. The new movie stars Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Paul Reiser, and Luke Wilson. “Concussion” hits theaters on December 25.
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The entertainment world is suffering from another bad dream. Famed horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who garnered fame in part for writing and directing the hit 1984 movie ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ which follows serial killer Freddy Krueger as he kills his teen victims in their dreams, has died at age 76. His family confirmed the news that he passed at his home in Los Angeles yesterday from brain cancer. Craven came up with the idea for the successful ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ franchise after living next to a cemetery on the real Elm Street in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, where he was born. The filmmaker also maintained [ Read More ]
Watch the storyboard comparison of the car chase scene from “7 Minutes” below. It’s dope! After becoming indebted to a psychopathic drug lord, three desperate young men are forced to commit a brazen robbery. What begins as a simple plan – ‘in and out in seven minutes’ – quickly escalates into a dangerous game of life-or-death. As each minute of the heist ticks by, true motives are revealed and unexpected twists ratchet up the stakes to a thrilling crescendo. The feature film debut from celebrated music video director Jay Martin, this stylish and fast-paced crime thriller stars Luke Mitchell (TV’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D), Jason Ritter (TV’s GIRLS), Leven Rambin (TV’s [ Read More ]
Want to win “Boulevard” on iTunes via digital download? Tweet @ShockYa to enter (or comment below) and we’ll pick an entry at random. Entries MUST be in by 6PM EST on Monday August 31st. Thanks for entering and good luck!! BOULEVARD stars Academy Award® winner Robin Williams, Kathy Baker (The Age of Adaline, Take Shelter), Bob Odenkirk (“Breaking Bad”, “Better Call Saul”), Roberto Aguire (Struck by Lightning) and Giles Matthey (“True Blood”). BOULEVARD was directed by Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, The Son of No One) and written by Douglas Soesbe (The Wrong Woman). Starz Digital released BOULEVARD in theaters July 17, 2015. BOULEVARD follows married but [ Read More ]
Struggling to reunite with your family and allies, and mend the estranged relationships that have harrowingly formed between you and your relatives, is often a daunting task. But it can become even more of a tormented conflict for supernatural beings who have a centuries-long vendetta to uphold when they’re brought back to life. That emotional contemplation of how to best reconnect with your siblings, parents and loved ones is intriguingly explored throughout the second season of The CW’s hit horror fantasy series, ‘The Originals.’ The sophomore season of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ spin-off is set to be released on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD this Tuesday, September 1. In celebration of [ Read More ]
Attempting to reunite with your family, and mend the estranged relationships that have harrowingly formed between you and your relatives, is often a daunting task. But it can become even more of a tormented struggle for supernatural beings who have a centuries-long vendetta to uphold when they’re brought back to life. Actor Yusuf Gatewood is contemplating his character Vincent Griffith’s transformation into one of the Mikaelson brothers, Finn, at the end of the first season, and throughout the second season, of The CW’s hit horror fantasy series, ‘The Originals.’ In honor of ‘The Originals: The Complete Second Season’ being released on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD this Tuesday, September 1, [ Read More ]
Set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments. The new “Star Wars” movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, with Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker as R2-D2. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit theaters everywhere on December 18, 2015, in IMAX.
Want to win “7 Minutes” on DVD signed by actor Luke Mitchell? Tweet @ShockYa to enter (or comment below) and we’ll pick an entry at random. Entries MUST be in by 6PM EST on Friday August 28th. U.S. Only Please. Thanks for entering and good luck!! After becoming indebted to a psychopathic drug lord, three desperate young men are forced to commit a brazen robbery. What begins as a simple plan – ‘in and out in seven minutes’ – quickly escalates into a dangerous game of life-or-death. As each minute of the heist ticks by, true motives are revealed and unexpected twists ratchet up the stakes to a thrilling crescendo. [ Read More ]
Thief Scott Lang must aid his mentor Dr. Hank Pym in safeguarding the mystery of the Ant-Man technology – which allows its user to decrease in size but increase in strength – from various new threats, and plot a heist that will save the Earth. The new Marvel movie stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Judy Greer, Tip “T.I.” Harris, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, Jordi Mollà, and Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym. Marvel’s “Ant-Man” doesn’t have a release date for home video, but enjoy Ant-Man and the Falcon fighting below.
“The Hobbit” film trilogy stars Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian McKellan, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Sylvester McCoy, Craig Hall, and Stephen Fry, with Graham McTavish, Ken Stott, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Mark Hadlow, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Peter Hambleton, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, and Stephen Hunter. “The Hobbit Trilogy – Extended Edition” will hit theaters everywhere on October 5 (An Unexpected Journey), October 7 (The Desolation of Smaug), and October 13 (The Battle of the Five Armies).
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, STEVE JOBS takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. STEVE JOBS is directed by Academy Award® winner Danny Boyle and written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Academy Award® winner Christian Colson. Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of [ Read More ]
The new Star Trek stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Sofia Boutella, Joe Taslim, and Idris Elba. “Star Trek Beyond” hits theaters everywhere on July 8, 2016.
A manned mission to Mars goes awry, and astronaut Mark Watney (Damon) is presumed dead and left behind on the planet by his crew. Watney fights to survive in the harsh environment and to signal his vitality to others. Upon realization, NASA, scientists all around Earth, and his crew members collaborate to find a way to rescue Watney. The new movie stars Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Donald Glover, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Venkat Kapoor. “The Martian” hits theaters on October 2.
With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games as she realizes the stakes [ Read More ]
Chaos is erupting between violent criminals and hostages once again as they travel together between Mexico and the edgy, tricked-out Texas that was crafted by executive producer Robert Rodriguez. The creator is amping up the disarray between the diverse characters on the second season of his acclaimed horror show, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,’ which will premiere today at 9pm ET on his El Rey Network. The HD version of the drama series may also be bought, starting today, on iTunes for $19.99. In celebration of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’ episodes being released on El Rey and digitally, Shockya is giving away three $10 iTunes gift cards, [ Read More ]