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Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga Share the Loving in Drama's New Teaser Poster

Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga are sharing their passion for each other in the newly released teaser poster for their upcoming biography film, ‘Loving.’ The historical movie’s distributor, Focus Features, unveiled the poster before the drama has its world premiere today In Competition at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. After today’s premiere, the film is set to be distributed in American theaters in November. ‘Loving’ was written and directed by Independent Spirit Award-nominated filmmaker, Jeff Nichols. Besides Edgerton and Negga, the historical drama also stars Michael Shannon, who the acclaimed filmmaker previously collaborated with on ‘Midnight Special’ and ‘Take Shelter.’ The scribe-helmer’s new biography film celebrates the real-life courage  [ Read More ]

The Meddler's Signed Poster Giveaway Encourages Mother and Daughter Bonding

No bond is more sacred than the one between a mother and daughter, even if that connection isn’t always cherished. Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne are learning to cope with the ever-changing dynamics of a parent-child relationship in their new comedy-drama, ‘The Meddler.’ In honor of Mother’s Day this month, the sentimental family film is now playing in theaters in select cities, and will continue to expand through next Friday, May 20. In celebration of the comedy-drama’s expanding theatrical release, Shockya is offering one lucky winners a poster signed by several of ‘The Meddler’s main actors, including Sarandon, Byrne and J.K. Simmons. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Kelly Spitko Talks Tri

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 25 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Kelly Spitko Talks Tri

Overcoming harrowing physical and emotional fears is a vital element of life that people in all circumstances should strive to achieve. The upcoming sports film, ‘Tri,’ is an influential proponent of people conquering their anxieties, as the inspiring story follows a medical technician, who has a history of not finishing things, as she suddenly becomes inspired by a cancer patient who’s for her first Triathlon. To help promote the emotionally-charged drama, actress Kelly Spitko generously sat down for a video interview to discuss her encouraging character of Christy. During the interview, Spitko spoke about taking on the role of Christy at the Paramount Theatre in Boston, where the sports comedy-drama  [ Read More ]

Teyonah Parris and Macy Gray in Where Children Play

Finally being able to move past your broken past, and unlock your heart to the possibility of love and finally reconnecting with your family, can be a harrowing and daunting process. But actress Teyonah Parris is determined to do just that in Shockya’s exclusive clip from the new drama, ‘Where Children Play,’ which is now available on DVD and VOD from distributor RLJ Entertainment. The clip, which is titled ’10 Years,’ features Parris and one of her co-stars, Macy Gray, contemplating how life’s complications has impacted their relationships. The scene features Parris’ character, Bellissima Mccain, who prefers to go by Bell, as she’s discussing her mother’s recent death with her  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Walt Before Mickey Clip Shows Thomas Ian Nicholas and Jodie Sweetin Starting The Walt Disney Company

Determinedly doing whatever it takes to achieve your goals is the motivating and inspiring way Walt Disney launched one of the largest and most successful studios in American cinema. In celebration of the highly anticipated release of ‘Walt Before Mickey’ on DVD and VOD this Saturday, December 5, which would have been the 114th birthday of the famed animator, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the biographical drama. The scene features Thomas Ian Nicholas playing the title film producer, and Jodie Sweetin starring as Walt’s aunt, Charlotte Disney, who’s helps him type a letter to distributor Margaret Winkler. Walt explains to Margaret in his letter that he left his position  [ Read More ]

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Exclusive Uncle John Clip Shows the Struggle to Keep a Mysterious Disappearance Unsolved

The extreme struggles a person must contend with in order to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved, particularly in a small town where everyone is somehow connected to both the perpetrator and the victim, can often be difficult. The process can become even more challenging when even one person becomes suspicious of the criminal and their actions. That’s certainly the case with the beloved and seemingly innocent title character in the upcoming crime drama, ‘Uncle John.’ To showcase the increasing suspicions of John’s adversary, Danny, about John’s involvement in the disappearance of Danny’s brother, Dutch, Shockya has a new exclusive clip from the mystery film, titled ‘The Killer Always Comes Back.’  [ Read More ]

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Enter in ShockYa’s Phantom Halo Twitter Giveaway

Posted by monique On July - 23 - 2015 0 Comment
Phantom Halo poster

Rebecca Romijn, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Luke Kleintank stars in the upcoming drama “Phantom Halo.” The film, also starring Rebecca Romijn, Sebastian Roché, Tobin Bell and Gbenga Akinnagbe, tells the story of two brothers who cope with the struggles of their family. “Brothers Samuel (Brodie-Sangster) and Beckett Emerson (Kleintank) are barely scraping by. Their father, Warren (Roché), continues to gamble and drink away any money they bring home. With all the havoc that is constantly going on in their lives, the family members each find solace in his own way, through Shakespeare, comic books and impossible love affairs. Beckett seizes the opportunity to make some easy money by counterfeiting in hopes  [ Read More ]

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Ryan Reynolds Gets into the Mississippi Grind in Drama's Trailer and Poster

Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn‘s luck is unexpectedly starting to improve in the newly released poster and trailer for their upcoming drama, ‘Mississippi Grind.’ The assets for the film were unveiled by its distributor, A24, which will distribute the movie in theaters on September 25, and on DirecTV on August 13. ‘Mississippi Grind’ was written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The duo previously penned and helmed several other films together, including the features ‘It’s Kind of a Funny Story‘ and ‘Sugar,’ as well as the documentary ‘Young Rebels.’ Besides Reynolds and Mendelsohn, the drama also stars Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Robin Weigert and Alfre Woodard. The following  [ Read More ]

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Miss You Already poster

The trailer for new London-set romantic comedy, “Miss You Already” including Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper and Mem Ferda has been released. The film is directed by a romantic film fan favorite, Catherine Hardwicke, who directed the successful “Twilight” films, and written by Morwenna Banks. “Miss You Already” tells the story of two childhood friends, Milly and Jess, whose lives change when life throws them both curveballs; one gets pregnant as the other falls dangerously ill. Ferda’s role in the film is one that plays against his type; the actor is usually known as a “tough guy” in movies, playing various villainous roles in films like “The Devil’s Double”  [ Read More ]

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Felt box art

Our patriarchal society has been the subject of heated critique for a long time, but especially so with the culture’s most recent story revolving around Bill Cosby admitting in a 2005 deposition about drugging women. This is coupled with the allegations of 40 women who have said Cosby raped them after drugging them. Many have called the unwillingness to believe these 40 women until the release of the documents as a part of our rape culture, which also includes collective instances of “slut-shaming” and victim-blaming. “Felt” is a movie that aims to take apart the rape culture and criticize society for silencing victims. “Felt,” starring Amy Everson (who also co-wrote  [ Read More ]

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Charlize Theron Returns to Dark Places in New Trailer and Poster

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 27 - 2015 0 Comment
Charlize Theron Returns to Dark Places in New Trailer and Poster

Charlize Theron is looking for a killer who has plagued her for most of her life in the newly released trailer and poster for her mystery thriller, ‘Dark Places,’ which debuted on Yahoo! The film’s drama’s distributor, A24, unveiled the assets for the film. The story is based on ‘Gone Girl‘ author Gillian Flynn’s worldwide best-selling novel, which has been on the NY Times best-seller list for over two years. ‘Dark Places’ will be exclusively available on DirecTV until July 17, until it’s released in theaters and On Demand on August 7. The thriller was written and directed by ‘Sarah’s Key’ scribe and helmer, Gilles Paquet-Brenner. Besides Theron, the drama  [ Read More ]

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Legend-Poster

LEGEND – In Theaters October 2, 2015 Tom Hardy is set to thrill audiences with a case of double trouble in “Legend.” In the period crime drama, Hardy plays twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of London’s most legendary criminals. “From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.” If just hearing that Hardy  [ Read More ]

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Captive poster

David Oyelowo and Kate Mara are getting their dramatic acting on in the trailer for “Captive.” The film, based on a true story, finds Oyelowo and Mara’s characters on a journey through spiritual guidance and purpose. The fascinating part is the journey starts from an unlikely – and very scary – event. “CAPTIVE, based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life, for guidance. In reading from the book, Ashley not  [ Read More ]

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Bridge of Spies' First Look Trailer and Photos Show Tom Hanks Serving in the Cold War

The first official look of Tom Hanks starring as an ordinary man who’s placed in extraordinary circumstances in the upcoming thriller, ‘Bridge of Spies,’ has been released by DreamWorks Pictures and Fox 2000 Pictures. The drama’s production companies have released the film’s new trailer and poster, which feature the Academy Award-winning actor. ‘Bridge of Spies’ is set to be released in the U.S. theaters by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on October 16, 2015. Besides Hanks, the drama also stars Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd, Amy Ryan, Sebastian Koch and Alan Alda. The thriller was directed by Steven Spielberg, who previously directed Hanks in the films ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ ‘Catch Me  [ Read More ]

Sci-Fi Horror Film Closer to God Coming This July

Posted by monique On June - 9 - 2015 0 Comment
Closer to God-Breaking Glass Pictures

Many sci-fi/horror films take on the notion of scientists possibly not weighing the ramifications of their breakthroughs, like “The Fly” and “Splice.” Uncork’d Entertainment and Breaking Glass Picture’s upcoming release “Closer to God” follows in the footsteps of these films by tackling the uncomfortable topic of cloning. “Closer to God” is written and directed by Billy Senese and has been described as an “ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story” by ScreenDaily and a “mind-blowing, thought-provoking, disturbing and brilliant film” by Talent Monthly. Here’s what you can expect from the film. “Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully  [ Read More ]

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