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Rooftop Films Announces Full Summer Series 2015

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 14 - 2015 0 Comment

If you live in New York City, then you’re aware one of the best things about New York during the summer is Rooftops Films. They announced they’re upcoming slate of movies for the summer season. Check it out! Friday, May 29th On the Rooftops of Industry City, 220 36th Street, Sunset Park This is What We Mean by Short Films OPENING NIGHT! Rooftop launches our 19th year with spectacular short films about cinematic escapes. FILMS: All Your Favorite Shows! (Danny Madden); La Nuit Américaine d’Angélique (Pierre-Emmanuel Lyet & Joris Clerté); Actor Seeks Role (Michael Tyburski); Butter Ya’Self (Julian Petschek); The Land (Erin Davis); Lesley the Pony Has an A+ Day!  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

Minions Gets A New Trailer

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 14 - 2015 0 Comment

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock),  [ Read More ]

Have Faith Swimgerie Memorial Day Sale Celebrates Summer In Style

Women can now not only remember those who served in the armed forces later this month, but also look forward to making new memories with Have Faith Swimgerie’s Memorial Day sale. Shoppers on the fashion line’s website can receive 25 percent off their purchase by using the code MDW25off. Shoppers will also receive a free beach bag with every purchase. Some of the bathing suits that are featured in Have Faith’s latest sale include the Femme Fatal, which is available in nude, black, denim and white. The style features a sports bra style top with mesh detail, as well as a Brazilian bottom with mesh detail inserts. The Mischievous bathing  [ Read More ]


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 ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS
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The 1980s are celebrated on “Top of the Pops: 1980 – Big Hits” on Britain’s Yesterday channel. You can watch this television special for free on FilmOn’s online stream. The special focuses on BBC’s popular music chart show as it documented the hottest tunes of the era of big hair, slathered makeup, and neon legging. Some of the acts featured in the special include Adam Ant, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Motorhead and more. “British pop and the BBC’s flagship chart show said goodbye to the 70s and trembled on the edge of a new era for the show, for British music and for British society. This meant a continuing love for  [ Read More ]

Dwayne Johnson in Empire State

Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson are constantly making moves! Separately, the two can be seen in tons of big films, but now, the two will bring their juggernaut skill sets to the New Line Cinema and Universal Pictures film, “Central Intelligence.” Filming has begun in Boston, MA. The action-comedy will be directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (“We’re the Millers” and “Dodgeball”) and also stars Amy Ryan and “The Game” star Danielle Nicolet. The film’s screenplay is by Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen, Sean Anders and John Morris, with a story by Barinholtz and Stassen. Ed Helms acts as executive producer, with Scott Stuber (“Ted”), Peter Principato and Paul Young (“black-ish”) and  [ Read More ]

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Insidious Chapter 3's Lin Shaye Named Godmother of Horror by Wizard World

Legendary actress Lin Shaye was honored for her contributions in the horror genre by being named the “Godmother of Horror” at this past Mother’s Day weekend Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia. The performer was celebrated by Wizard World as she’s promoting her upcoming horror film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ which is set to be distributed in theaters by Focus Features on June 5. Besides reprising her role as gifted psychic Elise Rainier in the prequel in the popular supernatural series, Shaye also starred in more than 20 other horror films, including ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Snakes on a Plane.’ While discussing her character in the latest ‘Insidious’ movie,  [ Read More ]


“Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland takes on family traumas in “See You In Valhalla,” coming to DVD May 26. The film, directed by Jarret Tarsal and written by Brent Tarsal, also stars Steve Howey, Odeya Rush, Bret Harrison, Emma Bell, Beau Mirchoff, Jake McDorman, Conor O’Farrell and Michael Weston. The film finds Hyland’s character faced with confronting the issues of her family after the death of one of its members. “After the bizarre death of her brother, Johana Burwood must return home after four years to face her quirky family, including her estranged dad, her two competitive brothers and various significant others. The family is uncomfortable with each other at  [ Read More ]

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James Marsden and Thomas Jane star in “Into the Grizzly Maze,” an action-adventure set in the Alaskan wilds coming to VOD May 19 and theaters June 26. The David Hackl-directed film also stars Piper Perabo, Billy Bob Thornton, Adam Beach, Michaela McManus and Scott Glenn. The film focuses on a town terrorized by a lone grizzly bear which must be stopped, but the catch is that the bear is on the endangered list. The town’s deputy (Jane) and his family are known for their conservation and preservation work, but their work conflicts with instinct once Jane’s wife goes missing. “After a relentless grizzly starts to wreak havoc on a small  [ Read More ]

Minuscule Valley of the Lost Ants Exclusive Clip

Families can embrace going on an epic journey through the woods together, with Shockya’s exclusive clip from the upcoming animated film, ‘Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants.’ The video, titled ‘River Chase,’ was released to celebrate the adventure film’s upcoming release in North America, including in theaters, On Demand and on DVD, on May 26. ‘Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants,’ which was written and directed by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo, is a unique family animated film in the fact that it features almost no dialogue. Described as a mix between ‘Wall-E’ and ‘A Bug’s Life,’ the movie features the ants communicating solely through a synchronized soundtrack. The score  [ Read More ]

Live Life On The A-List with Shockya's Exclusive Clip From Hudson Thames' Comedy-Drama

Vicariously live out your teenage dreams through the most popular student at Lake Odell High School in Shockya’s exclusive for the comedy-drama, ‘The A-List.’ The clip features actor Hudson Thames as Eric Schultz, the coolest kid in school, who easily gets whatever he wants. Freestyle Digital Media will showcase all of the ways Eric effortlessly achieves what he wants, when it distributes the comedy-drama tomorrow on VOD and iTunes. The following synopsis for ‘The A-List’ has been released by Freestyle Digital Media: Alyson Stoner (‘Step Up’ films, ‘Phinneas & Ferb’), Hal Sparks (‘Lab Rats,’ ‘Queer as Folk’) and Skyler Vallo (‘True Blood’) costar in this hilarious comedy. Eric Schultz (Hudson  [ Read More ]

The National Comedy Center and Hologram USA Creating Show Featuring Late Comedy Legends

The first comedy club to feature holograms of late acclaimed comedians in order to entertain audiences is currently in development, Hologram USA and the National Comedy Center (NCC) in Jamestown, New York have just announced. The unique show will be featured at the Lucy and Desi Arnez Comedy Museum, which breaks ground in August. Hologram USA, which is run by CEO Alki Dvid, will work with the estates of the late comedians that it will feature in the upcoming act, including Andy Kaufman, George Carlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Pryor and Joan Rivers. The holograms will be featured in the classic comedy club atmosphere the comics built their careers in. “Of  [ Read More ]

Categories: NEWS
Snoop Dogg Promotes New Album Bush with Exclusive Concert on FilmOn PPV

Snoop Dogg is celebrating the release of his new hip-hop record, ‘Bush,’ with an exclusive concert that’s currently streaming in HD on FilmOn.com PPV. The concert, which will be available until May 31, costs $4.95 for a 48-hour rental. The Grammy Award-nominated rapper’s rare new concert features a full band and such special guests as Kurupt, Daz Dillinger, Dj Quik and Lady of Rage, as he sings some of his biggest hits, including ‘Wet’ and ‘Gin and Juice.’ The R&B-inspired ‘Bush,’ which is the 13th studio album from Snoop Dogg, was entirely produced by Pharrell Williams. It features collaborations with such noted musicians as Stevie Wonder, Charlie Wilson, Gwen Stefani,  [ Read More ]

Halt & Catch Fire 3D

“Halt and Catch Fire,” AMC’s hit show about the tech world in the ’80s, is now out on DVD and Blu-ray and to celebrate the release, we’re having a giveaway! We have two Blu-ray copies of “Halt and Catch Fire: The Complete First Season,” so if you want to get yourself a copy, follow our giveaway instructions below. Follow us at @Shockya and tweet us the following: “@Shockya is giving away Halt and Catch Fire blu-rays! Follow and RT to enter!” You have until May 19 to enter, and you can enter every day until the end date. We’ll pick the two winners at random and notify them via Twitter.  [ Read More ]

Mad Max: Fury Road Unleashes Rage with Retaliate Trailer and George Miller Featurette

Road Warrior “Mad” Max Rockatansky is determined to escape his turbulent past and survive his time in the Wasteland during the apocalypse in the new ‘Retaliate’ trailer and George Miller featurette for the upcoming thriller, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’ The clips were released to support the fourth installment in the ‘Mad Max’ franchise, which is set to debut in theaters nationwide on May 15, 2015. ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ was directed by Miller, who also helmed, wrote and produced the series’ first three entries. The filmmaker also co-wrote the upcoming movie with Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris. The following synopsis for ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ was released by the action  [ Read More ]


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