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Prolific NYFF favorite Hong Sangsoo boldly and wittily continues his ongoing exploration of the painful caprices of modern romance. Painter Youngsoo (Kim Joo-hyuk) hears secondhand that his girlfriend, Minjung (Lee Yoo-young), has recently had (many) drinks with an unknown man. This leads to a quarrel that seems to end their relationship. The next day, Youngsoo sets out in search of her, at the same time that Minjung—or a woman who looks exactly like her and may or may not be her twin—has a series of encounters with strange men, some of whom claim to have met her before . . . Yourself and Yours is a break-up/make-up comedy unlike any  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
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A decade after jumpstarting the Romanian New Wave with The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, Cristi Puiu returns with a virtuosic chamber drama set largely within a labyrinthine Bucharest apartment where a cantankerous extended family has gathered forty days after its patriarch’s death (and three days after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris). Rituals and meals are anticipated and delayed, doors open and close, and the camera hovers at thresholds and in corridors. As claustrophobia mounts, heated, humorous exchanges—about the old Communist days and the present age of terror—coalesce into a brilliantly staged and observed portrait of personal and social disquiet. “Sieranevada” was directed by Cristi Puiu. The New York Film  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
Natural Selection Exclusive Clip Features Anthony Michael Hall Returning to High School as the Authority Figure

Sometimes the best way to find your true purpose in life is to seek advice from the unlikeliest of places. That’s certainly the case for one of the troubled young protagonists in the new thriller, ‘Natural Selection.’ The teen is desperately seeking direction from a world that seems to have abandoned him. To showcase the struggles all adolescents are forced to overcome as they search for the meaning of their lives, Shockya has an exclusive clip, titled ‘I Used to be a Cop,’ from the film. ‘I Used to be a Cop’ features one of the drama’s main characters, Tyler, as he speaks with one the security guards at his  [ Read More ]

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Moonlight

Barry Jenkins more than fulfills the promise of his 2008 romantic two-hander ‘Medicine for Melancholy’ in this three-part narrative spanning the childhood, adolescence, and adulthood of a gay African-American man who survives Miami’s drug-plagued inner city, finding love in unexpected places and the possibility of change within himself. ‘Moonlight’ offers a powerful sense of place and a wealth of unpredictable characters, featuring a fantastic ensemble cast including André Holland, Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris, and Mahershala Ali—delivering performances filled with inner conflict and aching desires that cut straight to the heart. “Moonlight” was directed by Barry Jenkins. The New York Film Festival will run from Sept 30-Oct 16.

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
Narcos: Season 1 Exclusive Clip Explores the Need to Film Pablo Escobar's Story in Colombia

Authentically paying homage to one of society’s most influential public figures, no matter how infamous the leader may be, is a compelling stance many filmmakers take when adapting biographies for the screen. That’s certainly the case with the biographical series, ‘Narcos: Season 1,’ which was released on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) this week by Lionsgate. In honor of the Neflix crime drama’s home release, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the bonus features of the show’s Blu-ray and DVD. The exclusive clip, which is titled ‘Shooting in Columbia,’ features interviews with executives from the series, including Chris Brancato, who serves as an executive producer and the  [ Read More ]

New York Film Festival 2016: Sieranevada Gets A New Clip

Posted by Rudie Obias On August - 25 - 2016 0 Comment
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A decade after jumpstarting the Romanian New Wave with The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, Cristi Puiu returns with a virtuosic chamber drama set largely within a labyrinthine Bucharest apartment where a cantankerous extended family has gathered forty days after its patriarch’s death (and three days after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris). Rituals and meals are anticipated and delayed, doors open and close, and the camera hovers at thresholds and in corridors. As claustrophobia mounts, heated, humorous exchanges—about the old Communist days and the present age of terror—coalesce into a brilliantly staged and observed portrait of personal and social disquiet. “Sieranevada” was directed by Cristi Puiu. The New York Film  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
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Prolific NYFF favorite Hong Sangsoo boldly and wittily continues his ongoing exploration of the painful caprices of modern romance. Painter Youngsoo (Kim Joo-hyuk) hears secondhand that his girlfriend, Minjung (Lee Yoo-young), has recently had (many) drinks with an unknown man. This leads to a quarrel that seems to end their relationship. The next day, Youngsoo sets out in search of her, at the same time that Minjung—or a woman who looks exactly like her and may or may not be her twin—has a series of encounters with strange men, some of whom claim to have met her before . . . Yourself and Yours is a break-up/make-up comedy unlike any  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
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Alison Maclean (Jesus’ Son) returns to her New Zealand filmmaking roots with a multilayered coming-of-age story about a young actor (James Rolleston) searching for the truth of a character he’s playing onstage and the resulting moral dilemma in his personal life. Set largely in a drama school, featuring Kerry Fox as a diva-like teacher who tries to shape her student’s raw talent, The Rehearsal, adapted from the novel by Eleanor Catton, demystifies actors and acting in order to reveal the moments where craft becomes art. The same happens with Maclean’s understated but penetrating filmmaking. Her concentration on the quotidian yields a finale that borders on the sublime. “The Rehearsal” was  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
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FilmOn TV already has more than 600 channels and it’s going to be even more fun with 4 new channels. The online streaming service recently added four new channels that features classic movies and TV shows. Check out the new channels below: 1. Hollywood @ War (MOVIES) – Classic war films, told Hollywood-style, extracted from the FilmOn library vault. 2. Dragnet TV (Classic TV) – Just the facts, ma’am. Every week, Sgt. Joe Friday (Jack Webb) follows the clues, the witnesses and uses a lot of crime jargon as he tries to catch one ‘perp’ or another in this classic TV series from the 1950′s and 60′s, set in Los  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS, TELEVISION NEWS

Rings Gets A New Movie Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On August - 24 - 2016 0 Comment
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The follow up to “The Ring” and “The Ring Two.” A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before… The new horror movie stars Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, and Aimee Teegarden. “Rings” hits theaters everywhere on October 28.

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
The Phenom Exclusive Clip Shows Ethan Hawke Encouraging Johnny Simmons to Use His Intimidation Stare

While many parents regularly strive to provide the best possible life for their children, so that they can achieve their goals, some parents instead coerce their kids into fulfilling their personal aspirations. Hopper Sr., the at-times daunting father who’s portrayed by Ethan Hawke in the sports drama, ‘The Phenom,’ is one such parent who isn’t afraid to emotionally and psychologically push his son into capturing his dream. That determined ambition is showcased in Shockya’s exclusive clip premiere for the film’s Blu-ray and DVD release this Tuesday, August 30. RLJ Entertainment will unveil ‘The Phenom’ on Blu-ray and DVD after the distributor released the drama in theaters and on VOD and  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
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Ang Lee’s newest film will premiere at this year’s New York Film Festival. The new movie was the first to be shot natively in 4K digital HD and 3D at 120 frames-per-second. This is Ang Lee’s first film since he won an Academy Award for Best Director for “Life of Pi.” Lee’s stunning adaptation of Ben Fountain’s novel is the story of an Iraq war hero who comes home with his fellow members of Bravo Company for a victory tour. This culminates in a halftime show at a Thanksgiving Day football game—a high-intensity media extravaganza summoning memories of the trauma of losing his beloved sergeant in a firefight. Lee’s brave,  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
Cinderella and Four Knights Exclusive Clip Reveals Park So Dam's Secrets

Determining which of your suitors is your perfect match, especially when they know your personal secrets, can be a harrowing challenge. But actress Park So Dam is ready for the test in Shockya’s exclusive new clip from her hit Korean drama television series, ‘Cinderella and Four Knights.’ In the clip, which is titled ‘Learning Your Secrets,’ Park’s character, Eun Ha Won, loses her pocket book. She later discovers that it was not only found, but also read, by one of the billionaires that she is living with, Kang Seo-woo, who’s played by Jung Shin Lee. ‘Cinderella and Four Knights’ airs in the US on Fridays and Saturdays, exclusively on DramaFever,  [ Read More ]

Sully Official IMAX Trailer Shows Tom Hanks Defending Emergency Airline Landing

Tom Hanks is once again proving he’s one of America’s most respected heroes, as he bravely faces an intense investigation in his upcoming drama, ‘Sully.’ The biographical film, which is set to be released in theaters nationwide on September 9 by Warner Bros. Pictures, has unveiled its new official IMAX trailer. The new clip focuses on the Golden Globe-winning actor’s powerful personification of the title pilot, who had to defend his decision to heroically land his disabled plane onto New York City’s Hudson River. ‘Sully’s new trailer highlights how Director of Photography, Tom Stern, used IMAX cameras for nearly the entire shoot. The new drama marks the latest collaboration between  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
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FilmOn TV is about to expand its programming and audience with hip-hop mogul and icon Damon Dash. The online streaming network will launch Dame Dash TV to offer its viewers the very best in business, music, and style. Dame Dash TV will offer a number of hot programs, such as “Intelligent Boss Moves” with starring Dash and Dr. Boyce Watkins, “Hip Hop Motivation,” a new talk show that will feature guests like rapper Cam’ron and boxer Andre Berto, “The Secret to Ballin’,” a guide to getting rich and successful with insight from executives and artists like Snoop Dogg, Faith Evans, and Chris Brown. “What you’re watching now is the DNA  [ Read More ]

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