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Natural Selection Exclusive Clip Features Anthony Michael Hall Returning to High School as the Authority Figure

Sometimes the best way to find your true purpose in life is to seek advice from the unlikeliest of places. That’s certainly the case for one of the troubled young protagonists in the new thriller, ‘Natural Selection.’ The teen is desperately seeking direction from a world that seems to have abandoned him. To showcase the struggles all adolescents are forced to overcome as they search for the meaning of their lives, Shockya has an exclusive clip, titled ‘I Used to be a Cop,’ from the film. ‘I Used to be a Cop’ features one of the drama’s main characters, Tyler, as he speaks with one the security guards at his  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
Narcos: Season 1 Exclusive Clip Explores the Need to Film Pablo Escobar's Story in Colombia

Authentically paying homage to one of society’s most influential public figures, no matter how infamous the leader may be, is a compelling stance many filmmakers take when adapting biographies for the screen. That’s certainly the case with the biographical series, ‘Narcos: Season 1,’ which was released on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) this week by Lionsgate. In honor of the Neflix crime drama’s home release, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the bonus features of the show’s Blu-ray and DVD. The exclusive clip, which is titled ‘Shooting in Columbia,’ features interviews with executives from the series, including Chris Brancato, who serves as an executive producer and the  [ Read More ]

The Phenom Exclusive Clip Shows Ethan Hawke Encouraging Johnny Simmons to Use His Intimidation Stare

While many parents regularly strive to provide the best possible life for their children, so that they can achieve their goals, some parents instead coerce their kids into fulfilling their personal aspirations. Hopper Sr., the at-times daunting father who’s portrayed by Ethan Hawke in the sports drama, ‘The Phenom,’ is one such parent who isn’t afraid to emotionally and psychologically push his son into capturing his dream. That determined ambition is showcased in Shockya’s exclusive clip premiere for the film’s Blu-ray and DVD release this Tuesday, August 30. RLJ Entertainment will unveil ‘The Phenom’ on Blu-ray and DVD after the distributor released the drama in theaters and on VOD and  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Interview: Stephen Lang Talks Don’t Breathe (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 23 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Stephen Lang Talks Don't Breathe (Exclusive)

Quickly judging a person just on their appearance is a misguided trait that many people take on, as they fall into society’s trap of not placing value of appreciating others for their personalities first. Swiftly being placed in dangerous situations that reveal people’s character as they struggle to protect themselves ultimately proves whether or not those instant intuitions are indeed accurate. Director Fede Alvarez, who co-wrote the script for his new horror film, ‘Done Breathe,’ with Rodo Sayagues, stunningly proved that people’s natural reactions in times of despair offer the most accurate insight into their temperament. Actor Stephen Lang plays one of the main complex characters in the thriller, which  [ Read More ]

Hip Hop Artist Chuckie Campbell Announces His Taking Back Tomorrow Tour

Chuckie Campbell & The Phaction have announced that their promotional tour for their new album, ‘Taking Back Tomorrow,’ will run through September 5, primarily across the western United States. The award-winning Buffalo hip hop artist is set to complete his current tour on September 4 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chuckie Campbell & The Phaction’s North American Summer Tour: The West also features fellow Buffalo hip-hop-rap-new school artist, G Premacy, who’s performing selective tracks from his album, The Move. ‘Taking Back Tomorrow’ features some of today’s most groundbreaking voices, including Iesha Green (who shares songwriting credits with Rihanna) and Heidi Feek (the daughter of country music stars, Joey and Rory Feek).  [ Read More ]

Cinderella and Four Knights Exclusive Clip Reveals Park So Dam's Secrets

Determining which of your suitors is your perfect match, especially when they know your personal secrets, can be a harrowing challenge. But actress Park So Dam is ready for the test in Shockya’s exclusive new clip from her hit Korean drama television series, ‘Cinderella and Four Knights.’ In the clip, which is titled ‘Learning Your Secrets,’ Park’s character, Eun Ha Won, loses her pocket book. She later discovers that it was not only found, but also read, by one of the billionaires that she is living with, Kang Seo-woo, who’s played by Jung Shin Lee. ‘Cinderella and Four Knights’ airs in the US on Fridays and Saturdays, exclusively on DramaFever,  [ Read More ]

Sully Official IMAX Trailer Shows Tom Hanks Defending Emergency Airline Landing

Tom Hanks is once again proving he’s one of America’s most respected heroes, as he bravely faces an intense investigation in his upcoming drama, ‘Sully.’ The biographical film, which is set to be released in theaters nationwide on September 9 by Warner Bros. Pictures, has unveiled its new official IMAX trailer. The new clip focuses on the Golden Globe-winning actor’s powerful personification of the title pilot, who had to defend his decision to heroically land his disabled plane onto New York City’s Hudson River. ‘Sully’s new trailer highlights how Director of Photography, Tom Stern, used IMAX cameras for nearly the entire shoot. The new drama marks the latest collaboration between  [ Read More ]

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The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Giveaway Chronicles Fight for Survival and Home

Needing to relentlessly and endlessly battle soulless predators who don’t have remorse for their actions is a harrowing process, even for the toughest fighters. What makes the process even more terrifying is when the heroes must learn to take a step back from the violence they’ve needed to embrace, in order to humanely defend their homes. Learning to fight back against any threat, especially if it comes from within their community, with minimal harm has driven ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season,’ which Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on August 23. In celebration of the ‘The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season’s home  [ Read More ]

Regina Spektor’s While My Guitar Gently Weeps Music Video Premieres to Support Kubo and the Two Strings

The new music video showcasing Sire Records artist Regina Spektor’s performance of the classic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ has officially debuted. The video’s premiere supports the song being included on Warner Bros. Records’ original motion picture soundtrack for ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ which is now available. The track can also be heard in the upcoming animated family movie. ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is set to be distributed in theaters nationwide this Friday by animation studio LAIKA and Focus Features. The companies have released the following synopsis for the adventure film: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is an epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed  [ Read More ]

Halt & Catch Fire S2 DVD Cover

Television audiences are learning the harsh, but all-too-important, lesson that in history, only the truly disruptive ideas are destined to matter, through the upcoming home release of AMC’s period drama, ‘Halt and Catch Fire: The Complete Second Season.’ The critically acclaimed sophomore season of the cable network series is being released on DVD today from Anchor Bay Entertainment. In celebration of the television drama’s second season home release, Shockya is offering one lucky winner a Season 1 DVD, and another lucky winner a Season 2 DVD. To enter, email us at ShockyaGiveaway@aol.com. Let us know that you’re entering the ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ DVD contest, and which season you would  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen Talk Amateur Night (Exclusive)

Humorously providing a relatable view on an alternative lifestyle that’s often quickly judged by society is a challenge that not many filmmakers, particularly those who are making their feature film writing and directorial debuts, willing embrace. But up-and-coming married scribes-helmers, Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse, intriguingly relied on their unique working experiences as they strived to achieve their Hollywood dreams, with their new comedy, ‘Amateur Night.’ The filmmakers cast spouses Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen to bring their distinctive story to life in ‘Amateur Night.’ The comedy highlights the role reversal of women portraying characters who willingly work illegal and sordid jobs, and don’t experience the residual guilt that accompanies  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES, VIDEO

Gain Insight Into The Mind’s Eye with Pasadena Screening and Q&A

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 5 - 2016 0 Comment
Gain Insight Into The Mind's Eye with LA Screening and Q&A

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 ]

Categories: MUSIC, NEWS, VIDEO
Billionaire Ransom Exclusive Clip Showcases Jeremy Sumpter Fighting For His Life Against Criminals

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 ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS, VIDEO
Kubo and the Two Strings' Interactive Map Journeys Into Laika's Animated Realm

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 ]

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Citizen Soldier 1

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 ]

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