Genre fans are preparing to be scared out of their theater seats in New York City, as the International Horror Festival (IHFF) has announced the official jury for its upcoming first annual event this fall. The Jury will include distinguished talent from in front and behind the camera, including writers, directors, producers, actors and executives. The members of the jury for the inaugural IHFF include: Joshua Rothkopf Film Editor, Time Out New York Robert Eggers Writer/Director, ‘The Witch’ Kate Siegel Writer/Actress, ‘Hush’ Peter Phok Producer, ‘The House of the Devil,’ ‘The Sacrament’ and ‘Stake Land‘ Tuesday Knight Actress, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 4′ and ‘Wes Craven’s New Nightmare’ tomandandy [ Read More ]
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Chad Michael Collins is courageously fighting a higher power in order to revive the human race in the upcoming sci-fi series, ‘Extinct.’ Shockya is exclusively revealing that the actor will topline the cast of the independent sci-fi television pilot for the cable and satellite channel, BYUtv. ‘Extinct’ was created, written and will be executive produced by Hugo and Neptune Award-winning science fiction writer Orson Scott Card and partner Aaron Johnston for their production shingle Taleswapper, with Adam Abel and Ryan Little producing through their production shingle GO Films. Little will also direct the pilot episode. Victoria Atkin, Yorke Fryer, Jaclyn Hales, Nic Luken and Matthew Bellows round out the regular [ Read More ]
Get ready sports boxing fans! FilmOn TV adds three new sports channels for beach, boxing, and race fans everywhere! Check them out below: Beach Sports Network The Beach Sports Network is the place for in-your-face action on the sand and surf, featuring Beach Volleyball, Watercross, and Disc Golf. Watch here! The Ring TV brought to you by Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions features live boxing from the LA FIGHT CLUB series, plus fight news, fighter profiles and more. Next live event will be today, August 5 @ 5.30 pm PST. Watch here! Race Central TV hosted by National Television Award winner Kurt Hansen, is the premier and only [ Read More ]
Five friends, who have prepared to have a fun time together while vacationing at a remote lake house, are instead now bracing themselves to really fight for their lives against an alien invasion and mass-abduction. Principal photography has begun on the sci-fi thriller, ‘The Recall,’ Minds Eye Entertainment, in association with Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide, have announced. Filming on the action film has commenced in British Columbia, Canada, under the supervision of ‘The Ghostmaker’ director, Mauro Borrelli. The upcoming movie was written by Reggie Keyohara III and Sam Acton. ‘The Recall’ stars RJ Mitte, Jedidiah Goodacre, Niko Pepaj, Laura Maria Bilgeri, Hannah Rose May and Wesley Snipes as “The [ Read More ]
Take a first look at the demon from season two of “Ash vs. Evil Dead” season two on Starz! Hell has come to earth as Starz gives a sneak peek of the character Baal, played by Joel Tobeck (“Sons of Anarchy,” The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) who appears in season two of the series. When Baal is released from the underworld, our team will face an enemy more powerful then then any that have come before. One with bigger plans than just destroying Ash as well as a secret link to Ruby (Lucy Lawless). Baal rounds out a cast led by Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead, [ Read More ]
Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. The new movie stars Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Jack Lowden, Aneurin Barnard, Cillian Murphy, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, and Tom Glynn-Carney. “Dunkirk” will be released on July 21, 2017.
Graham Skipper and Lauren Ashley Carter are using their psychokinetic capabilities in order to save their lives in their new horror film, ‘The Mind’s Eye.’ In celebration of RLJ Entertainment distributing the mind-altering movie this weekend in theaters and On Demand and iTunes, the thriller will have its opening day screening tonight at 7:30 pm at the Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, California. There will be a Q&A following the screening with ‘The Mind’s Eye’s writer-director, Joe Begos, actors Graham Skipper and Matt Mercer, and producers Josh Ether and Zak Zeman. Acclaimed genre filmmaker, Mickey Keating, will moderate the Q&A. Tickets for the screening and A&A can be purchased online, [ Read More ]
Deciding to rely on your flight or fight instinct is a powerful decision people must instantly make when they’re unexpectedly met with a dangerous conflict. Jeremy Sumpter must confront his fear of either choosing to take responsibility for the people he has bonded with, or selfishly protecting himself, in Shockya’s new exclusive clip, title ‘The Siege,’ for his upcoming thriller, ‘Billionaire Ransom.’ The actor’s character, Kyle, has one last chance to prove he has the intuition to truly help others in time of deadly conflict, instead of solely acting in his own best interest. ‘Billionaire Ransom’ was directed by ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’s helmer, Jim Gillespie, and [ Read More ]
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for Revivals, taking place during the 54th New York Film Festival (NYFF), September 30 – October 16. The Revivals section showcases masterpieces from renowned filmmakers whose diverse and eclectic works have been digitally remastered, restored, and preserved with the assistance of generous partners. Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers, the NYFF Opening Night selection in 1967, returns to the festival for its 50th anniversary in a new 4K restoration. Boasting a score by legendary composer Ennio Morricone and black-and-white cinematography with the dizzying effect of newsreel footage, this potent retelling of the Algerian uprising still makes an impact. Also returning are [ Read More ]
The unlimited power of a young boy’s determination to fight for his destiny is an impressive characteristic he holds as he shapes his future. In Laika Entertainment’s upcoming animated adventure film, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ the title character’s quest to achieve his goals stretches far and wide through the mystical realm of the Vastlands. Audiences can embark with Kubo on his expedition with the movie’s new interactive map. Focus Features, which will distribute ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ in theaters on August 19, has created the map with the Portland, Oregon-based agency, North. Kubo, who embarks on his adventure with his protectors, Monkey and Beetlem by his side, unlocks [ Read More ]
James Gray’s emotionally and visually resplendent epic tells the story of Lieutenant Colonel Percy Fawcett (a remarkable Charlie Hunnam), the British military-man-turned-explorer whose search for a lost city deep in the Amazon grows into an increasingly feverish, decades-long magnificent obsession that takes a toll on his reputation, his home life with his wife (Sienna Miller) and children, and his very existence. Gray and cinematographer Darius Khondji cast quite a spell, exquisitely pitched between rapture and dizzying terror. Also starring Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland, The Lost City of Z represents a form of epic storytelling that has all but vanished from the landscape of modern cinema, and a rare level [ Read More ]
Friends are realizing that they only have each other in their most dire time of need, as a gang of sinister clowns begin stalking them through an otherwise deserted town. The chase begins this fall, when IN Distribution, Inc. begins unleashing the violent antagonists. The leading independent film distribution company has acquired the North American rights to the horror film, ‘Clowntowwn,’ which it will unveil in theaters on September 30. The company will then release the thriller on VOD and DVD on October 4. ITN Distribution’s President Stuart Alson made the announcement about the company’s acquisition of the drama today. When revealing the news, he stated, “ITN Distribution is excited [ Read More ]
A group of brave young American Soldiers are fearlessly highlighting their life-changing tour of duty in Afghanistan in the upcoming documentary, ‘Citizen Soldier.’ The Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is offering an excruciatingly personal look into modern warfare, brotherhood and patriotism in Shockya’s exclusive clip from the film. ‘Citizen Soldier’ is the next feature made from actual combat footage from directors David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud, the team behind critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful 2014 war documentary, ‘The Hornet’s Nest.’ The filmmaking duo’s latest project is set to be released in limited theaters this Friday, August 5 by Gravitas Ventures. The distributor will then unveil the movie nationally [ Read More ]
The film is based on the true story about US Army medic Desmond T. Doss, a Seventh-Day Adventist conscientious objector who refused to bear arms, yet was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman for single-handedly saving the lives of over 75 of his comrades while under constant enemy fire during the brutal Battle of Okinawa in World War II. The new movie stars Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Corr, Teresa Palmer, Richard Pyros, and Rachel Griffiths. Directed by Mel Gibson. “Hacksaw Ridge” hits theaters everywhere on November 4.
Relentlessly fighting to protect yourself in a challenging new circumstance can be a daunting prospect for many people, as they’re unaware of the potential danger the incident may bring. Accepting a total stranger’s seemingly altruistic help as you explore your radical new situation, despite not knowing their true motive, can be an even more frightening experience. Taking that leap of faith and unquestionably accepting the assistance of someone you don’t know is powerfully explored in the progressive sci-fi movie, ‘Hardcore Henry.’ Audiences can repeatedly watch that tense emotional and physical drama unfold through the eyes of the film’s title protagonist at home. ‘Hardcore Henry,’ which is the first action movie [ Read More ]