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Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz’s Ash vs. Evil Dead

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Mimi Rogers Cast In First Season of Starz's Ash vs. Evil Dead

Mimi Rogers has reunited with her family, as well as several uninvited guests, after a freak accident in the upcoming first season of Starz’s horror comedy series, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead.’ The actress has been cast as Suzy Maxwell, the mother of series regular star Dana DeLorenzo’s character, Kelly, a wild child who’s trying to distance herself from her past. The recent ‘Mad Men’ and ‘NCIS’ alum is the newest addition to the cast of the premium cable network’s anticipated follow-up show of the cult ‘The Evil Dead’ film series. Besides Rogers and DeLorenzo, ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ will also feature Bruce Campbell, who will reprise his role of the  [ Read More ]

Gemma Bovery Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
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GEMMA BOVERY Music Box Films Reviewed by: Harvey Karten for Shockya. Databased on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: A- Director: Anne Fontaine Screenwriter:  Pascal Bonitzer, Anne Fontaine, based on Posy Simmonds’ 1999 graphic novel Cast:  Fabrice Luchini, Gemma Arterton, Jason Flemyng, Isabelle Candelier, Niels Schneider, Mel Raido Screened at: Review 2, NYC, 5/20/15 Opens:  May 29, 2015 Life follows art.  Art follows life.  Sometimes art follows art.  In that last category, let’s say an author modernized Dave Eggers’s stunning 2014 novel “The Circle,” about the influence of social media by bringing it right up to the present moment. Unless the modernizing author is Dave Eggers, he or she would be sued for  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS
Pernicious-Jackie-Moore

“Pernicious” is about to scare horror fans in theaters and On Demand and you know what? The film is so horrifying, even Jackie Moore, one of the stars of the film, was scared! Moore discusses what scared her in this interview we had with her below the post. Moore also outlines what makes a great horror film for her, some of her favorite horror films and how people who are new to horror can approach “Pernicious.” The film comes to theaters and On Demand June 19. Shockya: What can you tell me about your character Rachel? Jackie Moore: My character Rachel is kind of outspoken. She’s almost like the leader  [ Read More ]

Amy Gets A New Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 20 - 2015 0 Comment
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From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world’s attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic sense – she wrote and sung from the heart using her musical gifts to analyse her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and supreme talent resulted in some of the most unique and  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

Official Trailer for Pan Released

Posted by monique On May - 19 - 2015 0 Comment
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It’s been a long time since we heard about the slowly-simmering live-action film “Pan.” The film, directed by Joe Wright, has been around Hollywood for a while, but after the first teaser trailer was released, things seemed to have gone extremely quiet. Now, we’ve finally received the official trailer for “Pan.” If you’re a fan of the classic “Peter Pan” story, this film might be something of a ride for you, since the film plans on embellishing on the histories of these characters, staring with Peter is a normal human boy. But, if you like reinvention, this might be right for you. Take a look at the trailer below and  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS
Search for Clues in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' First Trailer

The Gladers are facing their greatest challenge yet, as they search for clues about the mysterious organization known as WCKD, in the highly anticipated first trailer for the upcoming film, ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.’ The action-adventure’s distributor, 20th Century Fox, debuted the clip for the next chapter of the epic ‘Maze Runner’ saga, which it will release in theaters on September 18, 2015. The film serves as a sequel to last year’s hit sci-fi dystopian thriller, ‘The Maze Runner,’ which was based on James Dashner’s 2009 novel of the same name. The original movie’s director, Wes Ball, returned to helm ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.’ The follow-up’s screenplay was  [ Read More ]

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Who Do You Think You Are now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On May - 19 - 2015 0 Comment
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Do you love “Who Do You Think You Are?” and want more episodes? If you’re a fan of the show overseas, take a look at the UK version on FilmOn’s online stream of the UK channel Yesterday. One particular episode focuses on television and radio Nicky Campbell learning more about his ancestry, especially since he was adopted shortly after his birth. Here’s more about the episode: “Series in which celebrities trace their ancestry. TV and radio presenter Nicky Campbell was adopted a few days after being born in 1961. Having already traced his biological parents some years later, Nicky now decides to trace the history of his adoptive family. He  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS, TELEVISION NEWS, VIDEO

Amy Gets A New Poster

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 18 - 2015 0 Comment
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From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world’s attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic sense – she wrote and sung from the heart using her musical gifts to analyse her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and supreme talent resulted in some of the most unique and  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

Steve Jobs Gets A New Teaser Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 17 - 2015 0 Comment
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Coming this fall! “Steve Jobs” (Not to be confused with the other Steve Jobs biopic “Jobs”). 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  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
Cowboys vs Dinosaurs' Exclusive Clip Features Title Species in an Epic Showdown

American outlaws and one of the mightiest extinct animal species finally have the chance to battle, as they unexpectedly cross each other in the American West in the new sci-fi film, ‘Cowboys vs Dinosaurs.’ A combat-filled glimpse into their epic fight is showcased in Shockya’s new exclusive clip, ‘Cowboys Rides Dino,’ for the latest action movie from director Ari Novak, who’s known for his visual effects work on ‘Live Free or Die Hard.’ ‘Cowboys vs Dinosaurs’ will be distributed by MarVista Digital Entertainment (MVDE) onto Digital HD and On Demand on Tuesday. The over-the-top creature-feature will be available on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vimeo and VUDU, as well as on  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

First Look and Posters from American Ultra Released

Posted by monique On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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Jessie Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart are getting blazed and chased in “American Ultra.” The film, directed by Nima Nourizadeh (“Project X”) and written by Max Landis (“Chronicle”), focuses on a stoner and his girlfriend who are on the run from the government, whose out for blood. “American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe (Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of  [ Read More ]

Terminator: Genisys Gets A New Movie Poster

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John’s fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever. On the verge of winning the war against Skynet, Connor sends his trusted lieutenant Kyle Reese back through time to save his mother’s life and ensure his own existence. But what he finds on the other side is like nothing he ever expected. After being orphaned at age 9 by a Terminator, Sarah Connor has  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide now on FilmOn

Posted by monique On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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Take a trip back in time to when the Mary Rose was still sailing the seas in the BBC television special “The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide.” The television program is available on FilmOn. “The Mary Rose: A Timewatch Guide” follows the search and excavation for the British maritime ship, the Mary Rose. The special also shows how much the project added to underwater archaeology as we know it. Here’s more about the special. “Historian Dan Snow explores the greatest maritime archaeology project in British history – the Mary Rose. Using 40 years of BBC archive footage Dan charts how the Mary Rose was discovered, excavated and eventually raised, and  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS, TELEVISION NEWS, VIDEO

Mem Ferda Produces MANIA directed by Jessica Cameron

Posted by contributor On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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British Screen Star / Producer Mem Ferda (Gunned Down, Pusher), has recently finished filming MANIA, his new collaboration with Scream Queen Director / Actress Jessica Cameron (Truth or Dare). Directed by Cameron, MANIA stars the new break-out horror star Ellie Church (Time to Kill ) and Tristan Risk (American Mary). The film takes us on a journey across the United States as two lesbian lovers flee their home after a brutal murder. Ferda teamed up with Cameron and Executive producer / writer Jonathan Scott Higgins again, after their huge success with Truth or Dare which won over 34 Awards worldwide. Ferda commented ‘Mania is different. Its fresh, alarming, and draws  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS

The Barber Blu-Ray Review

Posted by juliana On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: The Barber Arc Entertainment Director: Basel Owies Writer: Max Enscoe Cast: Scott Glenn, Chris Coy, Stephen Tobolowsky, Kristen Hager, Max Arciniega, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Lydia Hearst Running Time: 95 minutes, Rated R (language, violence, sensuality) Special Features: Alternate Ending; 4 Deleted Scenes; 2 Extended Scenes; Trailer In the early 90s, a serial killer targeted 17 women, some whom were fount buried alive. Thomas McCormack, the detective working on the case felt he failed when the suspect Francis Visser (Scott Glenn) got off due to lack of evidence, and killed himself, leaving behind a son.  Twenty years later, his son John (Chris Coy) goes looking for Visser whom is now  [ Read More ]

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