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Interview: Olatz López Garmendia Talks Patria o Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death

Inspiration to revolt against a government that’s not serving its citizens’ needs can often be sparked from a few people who voice their opposition to their leaders’ rulings. As seen with the Cuban Revolution in the 1950s, a coup that was meant to bring more freedom to the people ultimately turned the country into the current Unitary Marxist–Leninist one-party state, which isn’t helping its citizens. Filmmaker Olatz López Garmendia’s new documentary, ‘Patria o Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death,’ powerfully highlights how the country’s current dictatorship is guiding more people today to rebel against their oppressive leaders. ‘Patria o Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland or Death’ marks the documentary film directorial debut of  [ Read More ]

New York Comic-Con 2016 Interview: Nick Groff, Katrina Weidman and Rob Saffi Talk Paranormal Lockdown

Challenging the most common notions about what happens to people’s spirits following their deaths has been a long-running source of contention between those who heavily rely on science and religion for answers. Hoping to continue their mission of uncovering and documenting more definitive proof of the paranormal experiences they’ve had with spirits, paranormal investigators Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman have embarked on one of their most gripping lockdowns yet. During tomorrow night’s world premiere of the two-hour supernatural television event, ‘Paranormal Lockdown: The Black Monk House,’ they’ll share their evidence from their special investigation. The Yorkshire, England home is universally feared to hold the most violent poltergeist activity ever reported.  [ Read More ]

Interview: John Jarratt, Lucy Fry and Greg McLean Talk Wolf Creek (Exclusive)

Finding a reason to continue living after undergoing a traumatic experience can be a harrowing process in itself, as victims may feel as though they no longer have a reason to live. But the resolute young protagonist in the new horror television series, ‘Wolf Creek,’ powerfully won’t allow the grief caused by her tormentor stop her from pursuing her revenge on him. The six-episode limited television series is set to premiere in America at 10pm ET/PT this Friday, October 14. ‘Wolf Creek’ will air exclusively on Pop, a cable and satellite television network that’s a joint venture of CBS Corporation and Lionsgate. The show was inspired by the iconic Australian  [ Read More ]

Interview: William Shatner and Terry Bradshaw Talk Better Late Than Never

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: William Shatner and Terry Bradshaw Talk Better Late Than Never

The adventure of a lifetime for five celebrated men from across diverse mediums of entertainment is coming to its stunning conclusion in tonight’s Season 1 finale of the reality series, ‘Better Late Than Never.’ Episode 4 of the comedy-infused show will broadcast tonight from 10-11 p.m. ET on NBC. During the last leg of their trip, stars William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, Henry Winkler, George Foreman and Jeff Dye conclude their Asian adventure in Thailand. While in the Asian country, the actors and athletes first visit Phuket, where they take part in a wild water fight, before celebrating Bradshaw’s 67th birthday. Dye takes the former football quarterback to get his first  [ Read More ]

D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz Revive Brotherly Bond During From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Season 3 Set Visit

Feelings of honor and respect are often amongst the most revered traits that continuously and powerfully bond family members, even during their most combative and strained times. The infamous Gecko brothers, who have garnered unrelenting awe from devoted horror fans over the past two decades, since they were first introduced in director Robert Rodriguez’s 1996 cult film, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn,’ are learning how to appreciate each other again, even during their most difficult times. This past April, Shockya had the pleasure of visiting the set of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,’ the television adaptation of the popular movie franchise, and witness the brothers’ humble reconciliation. During the set  [ Read More ]

Interview: Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Finding and embracing life’s true purpose can be a challenging experience for many adults as they struggle to determine their dreams, let alone young children who recently started school. But talented and versatile young actress, seven-year-old Madeleine McGraw, has already uncovered and embraced her natural talent as a performer. She has naturally showcased her ability to understand and connect with her character in the new Cinemax supernatural horror series, ‘Outcast,’ on which she made her television series regular acting debut. The drama highlights how McGraw understands both the joy and pain of her character during an at-times turbulent period in her life, which has rightfully garnered her critical acclaim. ‘Outcast’  [ Read More ]

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At this point almost everybody at least has heard word-of-mouth praise about the Adult Swim animated series ‘Rick and Morty’. The show – now into its third season – has gained quite the rabid fan base as its popularity continues to soar. And honestly, it’s really difficult not to love this show. It’s got a solid combination of raunchy humor, adventure, burping and heart mixed together to form an incredibly entertaining show. ‘Rick and Morty’ follows the adventures of the alcoholic scientist Rick teamed up with his awkward and slow grandson Morty, both characters voiced by Justin Roiland. The second season ended on a fairly downer note, but despite the  [ Read More ]

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In the early days of his career a young Bruce Campbell joined forces with the fresh filmmaker Sam Raimi in a low budget horror movie called ‘The Evil Dead’. Ever since then Bruce Campbell has taken on multiple roles in plenty of movies and television shows, but his fans will always always associate the dashing actor to the bloody franchise that helped define that decade of horror. Who would have guessed that years after he first took on the role of Ashley “Ash” Williams that Bruce Campbell would inevitably take on the role once more? Similar to Ash’s association with the Necronomicon in the ‘Evil Dead’ universe, this is a  [ Read More ]

Ash vs. Evil Dead Key Art Shoot2016

The Evil Dead franchise is a beloved bloody series that’s lodged itself deep into horror lovers’ hearts. The bloody tales of Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) against the forces of darkness plagued the reluctant hero many years ago. But thanks to his foolish actions, he faces new enemies in the hit Starz series ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’. Producer Robert Tapert has been with the Evil Dead franchise since the beginning, seeing the horror property multiply in gore and fans who loved every minute of it. At the other end of the spectrum is famed actress Lucy Lawless, who will always be known as the title character in ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’. Rather  [ Read More ]

Interview: Breeda Wool AWOL and UnREAL (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Breeda Wool AWOL and UnREAL (Exclusive)

No matter how well composed they may appear to the world, adults are often times continuously struggling to find their true sense of self, even when society insists they should have already firmly established themselves. But that steady battle of trying to find their sense of identity is what ultimately helps people determine what kind of person they wish to be, and how they can achieve their goals. Actress Breeda Wool is powerfully contending with that domineering existential crisis in two of her latest projects, including Lifetime’s drama series, ‘UnREAL,’ and the romantic drama film, ‘AWOL.’ ‘UnREAL,’ which is currently airing its second season, was recently renewed for another season.  [ Read More ]

Interview: James Wolk Talks Zoo (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 30 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: James Wolk Talks Zoo (Exclusive)

Effortlessly amplifying the profound emotions and visuals that helped compellingly translate an enthralling sci-fi novel to the television screen during its premiere season can be a harrowing process for some thriller series. But the second season of last summer’s stunning number one scripted series, ‘Zoo,’ which airs on CBS on Tuesday nights at 9/8c, promises to strengthen not only the show’s story and character development, but also its stunts. Based on author James Patterson‘s best-selling 2012 novel of the same name, ‘Zoo’ follows people’s fight to protect their humanity against the increasingly life-threatening animal attacks against them that have arisen around the world. To coincide with the debut of the  [ Read More ]

Interview: James Patterson Talks Zoo (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 28 - 2016 0 Comment
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Naturally amplifying the intense emotions and visuals that helped powerfully translate a gripping sci-fi novel to the television screen during its premiere season can be a harrowing process for some thriller series. But the second season of last summer’s profound number one scripted series, ‘Zoo,’ which debuts on CBS tonight at 9/8c, with a special two-episode premiere, promises to strengthen not only the show’s story and character development, but also its stunts. Based on author James Patterson’s best-selling 2012 novel of the same name, ‘Zoo’ follows mankind’s fight to protect their humanity against the increasingly frightening and life-threatening animal attacks against them that have arisen around the world. To coincide  [ Read More ]

Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 13 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Tveit Talk BrainDead

Young adults often feel that they need to venture out on their own in order to truly discover their true personalities and fulfill their life-long dreams. But it often isn’t until they return home and reunite with their families, despite their initial hesitance, that they completely realize their rightful destinies. That all-to-important message is one of the main intriguing driving forces in CBS’s new comedy-drama series, ‘BrainDead.’ The new thriller show was created and executive produced by Robert and Michelle King, who previously collaborated with the network when they created the hit Emmy Award-winning legal drama series, The Good Wife.’ The pilot episode of ‘BrainDead,’ the Kings’ latest television effort,  [ Read More ]

Interview: Amanda Schull Talks 12 Monkeys (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 21 - 2016 0 Comment
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Many people contemplate how different their lives would be if they could go back in time and alter history, particularly in the name of the greater good. But even the slightest change in one of their actions, which they may initially perceive to be beneficial, can ultimately change the entire course of mankind, and the residual results may not be all that endearing. That’s certainly the case with the current second season of Syfy’s sci-fi mystery drama, ‘12 Monkeys.’ The action adventure show, which airs on Mondays at 9/8c, thrives on the idea that people want to manipulate time in order to save and protect mankind. But even the greatest  [ Read More ]

SXSW 2016 Interview Operation Avalanche's Matt Johnson (Exclusive)

Fearlessly and continuously reinventing yourself in an effort to powerfully uncover and explore society’s most significant issues in recent and modern times is a stance that not many people have the courage to take on. But filmmaker Matt Johnson intriguingly did just that in his new thriller, ‘Operation Avalanche,’ the compelling follow-up to his acclaimed and award-winning feature film debut that focuses on school bullying, the 2013 crime drama, ‘The Dirties.’ In his latest movie, the director and actor, who also worked on the story outline with his co-star, Josh Boles, effortlessly created a compelling faux-documentary about one of the greatest conspiracy theories in American history: whether Apollo 11 was  [ Read More ]

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