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Star Wars: The Force Awaken Gets A New Viral Video with New Footage

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Set approximately 30 years after the defeat of the Empire and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot follows a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments. The new “Star Wars” movie stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, with Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker as R2-D2. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit theaters everywhere on December 18, 2015, in IMAX.

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- Rudie Obias

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Charity Ward Yellow Ep Review

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Artist: Charity Ward Ep: Yellow Passionately divulging your most confidential thoughts to the world can understandably be an emotionally intimidating prospect for many people, as they fear what others will think of them if they know their most private feelings. But the intriguing R&B singer and guitarist, Charity Ward, is sentimentally proving that uninhibitedly revealing your deepest vulnerabilities can be a truly liberating experience. The musician showcases her truest desires and connections in her captivating upcoming pop and R&B-inspired Ep, ‘Yellow,’ which is set to be released on September 18. ‘Yellow’ grippingly begins with the soul-inspired track, ‘Pretty,’ which thrives on the care-free spirit that shines through on the backing  [ Read More ]

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- Karen Benardello

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Giveaway: Win 7 Minutes Home Video Signed by Actor Luke Mitchell

17 hours ago

Want to win “7 Minutes” on DVD signed by actor Luke Mitchell? Tweet @ShockYa to enter (or comment below) and we’ll pick an entry at random. Entries Must be in by 6Pm Est on Monday August 31st. U.S. Only Please. Thanks for entering and good luck!! After becoming indebted to a psychopathic drug lord, three desperate young men are forced to commit a brazen robbery. What begins as a simple plan – ‘in and out in seven minutes’ – quickly escalates into a dangerous game of life-or-death. As each minute of the heist ticks by, true motives are revealed and unexpected twists ratchet up the stakes to a thrilling crescendo.  [ Read More ]

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- Rudie Obias

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Welcome to Leith Movie Review

17 hours ago

Welcome To Leith First Run Features Reviewed by: Harvey Karten for Shockya. Databased on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: A- Director: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker Cast:  Craig Cobb, Ryan Schlock Screened at: Critics’ link, N Yc, 8/27/15 Opens:  September 9, 2015 When President George W. Bush launched a war with Afghanistan soon after the tragedy of 9/11—when terrorists killed 3,000 Americans by crashing a plane into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers—he thought he would defeat the enemy by taking away their training grounds.  He should have realized that radical Islamists could easily regroup elsewhere as they have—in Yemen, in the wild reaches of North Waziristan on the Pakistan-Afghan border,  [ Read More ]

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- Harvey Karten

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Marvel’s Ant-Man Gets A New Clip Featuring The Falcon

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Thief Scott Lang must aid his mentor Dr. Hank Pym in safeguarding the mystery of the Ant-Man technology – which allows its user to decrease in size but increase in strength – from various new threats, and plot a heist that will save the Earth. The new Marvel movie stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Judy Greer, Tip “T.I.” Harris, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, Jordi Mollà, and Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym. Marvel’s “Ant-Man” doesn’t have a release date for home video, but enjoy Ant-Man and the Falcon fighting below.

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- Rudie Obias

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Exclusive Interview: Jack Heller Talks Dark Was the Night (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

26 August 2015 1:32 PM, PDT

Struggling to overcome your deepest challenges, in a commendable effort to overcome your fears and achieve your goals, can be a terrifying process for many people, no matter what their situation is like. But director-producer Jack Heller intriguingly overcame the financial and creative limitations he faced while making his second independent feature film, the horror thriller ‘Dark Was the Night.’ The filmmaker’s drama powerfully chronicles the daunting emotional and physical burdens two police officers must overcome in their isolated small town. Audiences can witness and relive the characters’ chilling battles on Tuesday when the film is released by Rlj Entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray, the latter of which will be  [ Read More ]

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- Karen Benardello

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The Hobbit Trilogy – Extended Edition Gets A New Trailer

26 August 2015 10:31 AM, PDT

“The Hobbit” film trilogy stars Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian McKellan, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, Mikael Persbrandt, Sylvester McCoy, Craig Hall, and Stephen Fry, with Graham McTavish, Ken Stott, Aidan Turner, Dean O’Gorman, Mark Hadlow, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Peter Hambleton, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, and Stephen Hunter. “The Hobbit Trilogy – Extended Edition” will hit theaters everywhere on October 5 (An Unexpected Journey), October 7 (The Desolation of Smaug), and October 13 (The Battle of the Five Armies).

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- Rudie Obias

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Steve Jobs Gets A New Movie Poster

26 August 2015 9:13 AM, PDT

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. Steve Jobs is directed by Academy Award® winner Danny Boyle and written by Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin, working from Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography of the Apple founder. The producers are Mark Gordon, Guymon Casady of Film 360, Scott Rudin and Academy Award® winner Christian Colson. Michael Fassbender plays Steve Jobs, the pioneering founder of Apple, with Academy Award®-winning actress Kate Winslet starring as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of  [ Read More ]

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- Rudie Obias

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Breath Movie Review

26 August 2015 8:16 AM, PDT

Breathe (Respire) Film Movement Reviewed by: Tami Smith, Guest Reviewer for Shockya. Grade: B+ Director: Mélanie Laurent Screenwriter: Mélanie Laurent, Julien Lambroschini Based on: Breathe (Respire), a novel by Anne-Sophie Brasme Cast: Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Carré, Radivoje Bukvic, Carole Franck Release date: September 11, 2015 I once knew a High School student who never stopped raving about the fact that his “father was a medical doctor, his mother was a psychiatrist, he had a German Shepard dog, and an aunt in Romania ”. He later became a “general manager in a large book store in New Jersey” and a “sky diver in Nevada”. In reality none of  [ Read More ]

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- Harvey Karten

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Interview: Mora Stephens Talks Zipper (Exclusive)

25 August 2015 1:09 PM, PDT

Resolutely striving to satisfy both your personal and professional desires and needs, no matter how drastically they contradict each other, can be a strenuous challenge that not everyone has the audacity to pursue. But ruthless attorneys and politicians are often believed to have the fierce personality to relentlessly seek their goals, no matter what consequences they’re forced to face as a result. Those conflicting ambitions are intriguingly examined in the new political drama, ‘Zipper,’ which is set to be released in select theaters and On Demand on Friday. Director Mora Stephens reunited with her husband, Joel Viertel, after they penned the script for the 2005 comedy, ‘Conventioneers,’ to once again  [ Read More ]

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- Karen Benardello

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The Martian Gets A New TV Spot

25 August 2015 9:05 AM, PDT

A manned mission to Mars goes awry, and astronaut Mark Watney (Damon) is presumed dead and left behind on the planet by his crew. Watney fights to survive in the harsh environment and to signal his vitality to others. Upon realization, Nasa, scientists all around Earth, and his crew members collaborate to find a way to rescue Watney. The new movie stars Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Donald Glover, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Venkat Kapoor. “The Martian” hits theaters on October 2.

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- Rudie Obias

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part Two Gets A New Banner Poster

25 August 2015 9:00 AM, PDT

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 ]

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- Rudie Obias

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Conjure Season 2 Episodes of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Through iTunes Gift Card Twitter Giveaway

25 August 2015 6:15 AM, PDT

Chaos is erupting between violent criminals and hostages once again as they travel together between Mexico and the edgy, tricked-out Texas that was crafted by executive producer Robert Rodriguez. The creator is amping up the disarray between the diverse characters on the second season of his acclaimed horror show, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,’ which will premiere today at 9pm Et on his El Rey Network. The HD version of the drama series may also be bought, starting today, on iTunes for $19.99. In celebration of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’ episodes being released on El Rey and digitally, Shockya is giving away three $10 iTunes gift cards,  [ Read More ]

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- Karen Benardello

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Interview: Anna Muyleart Talks The Second Mother (Exclusive)

24 August 2015 12:50 PM, PDT

People’s identities and sense of purpose are often connected to the work they thrive in, but they often feel restricted when society prevents them from further expanding their skills. The best way they can fight back against the injustices and limitations placed upon them is to prove their worth, and readily not back down and appease those who strive to oppress them. Brazilian writer-director Anna Muylaert elegantly worked to emphasize the inequalities that still plague domestic workers in her culture in her upcoming drama, ‘The Second Mother,’ which is set to be released on Friday in select theaters. The filmmaker was captivating driven to showcase the discrepancies between the classes  [ Read More ]

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- Karen Benardello

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Partisan Movie Review

24 August 2015 11:44 AM, PDT

Title: Partisan Director: Ariel Kleiman Starring: Vincent Cassel, Niger Barber, Jeremy Chabriel, Florence Mezzara. A Partisan usually evokes the heroes of World War II opposing the Nazis,  although the exact definition of the word would be “A fervent, sometimes militant supporter or proponent of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea.” This is exactly what Australian director, Ariel Kleiman, portrays in his debut feature film. The director who gained great attention and praise in Cannes, with his short film ‘Deeper Than Yesterday’, chooses to tell the story of a community – accessible through padlocked hidden entrances and concrete passageways – founded by a Messianic figure, Grigori, who believes he can  [ Read More ]

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- Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi

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East Side Sushi Movie Review

24 August 2015 11:42 AM, PDT

East Side Sushi Cinequest Reviewed by: Harvey Karten for Shockya. Databased on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade: B+ Director: Anthony Lucero Screenwriter:  Anthony Lucero Cast:  Diana Elizabeth Torres, Yutaka Takeuchi, Jesus Fuentes Screened at: Critics’ link, NYC, 8/21/15 Opens:  September 18, 2015 In presiding over food competitions, the judges look for originality, taste and speed.  Film competitions are similar. While you can’t generally taste a movie and since speed does not count (unless the picture is a turkey), originality is prized by all those (meaning people of mature taste) who do not want to see the same plot over and over.  “East Side Sushi” is a prime example of an original. While  [ Read More ]

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- Harvey Karten

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Mateo Documentary Review

24 August 2015 11:15 AM, PDT

Title: Mateo XLrator Media Director: Aaron I. Naar Cast: Matthew Stoneman Running time: 88min, Unrated (language, nudity) In Theaters on August 21st and on VOD and iTunes on August 25th Matthew Stoneman was an affluent youngster from New Hampshire who got popped for armed robbery and spent 5 years in prison. From the other prisoners her learned to speak Spanish and found a love for mariachi music. When he got out , he went to pursue his new passion of songwriting and playing the guitar.  He became a sort of novelty joke amongst his fellow mariachi, but found fame as “The Gringo Mariachi” and adopted the name Mateo.  He spent many  [ Read More ]

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No Escape Movie Review

24 August 2015 9:27 AM, PDT

No Escape The Weinstein Company Reviewed by: Tami Smith, Guest Reviewer for Shockya. Grade: B- Director: John Erick Dowdle Screenwriters: John Erick Dowdle, Drew Dowdle Cast: Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, Lake Bell, Sterling Jerins, Claire Geare Release date: August 26, 2015 After arriving in Istanbul on a bright day in May 1998 we stepped into an unknown land. Since we did not speak Turkish and the locals did not speak English or French we had to rely on hand movements and facial expressions. After eating a few Borekes, Baklava and drinking black tea we realized that this was going to be a fun-filled week even without understanding the local language.  [ Read More ]

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- Harvey Karten

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Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism Movie Review

24 August 2015 7:06 AM, PDT

Title: Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism Arc Entertainment Director: Christopher N. Rowley Writer: Georgia Byng, Christopher N. Rowley, Tom Butterworth and Chris Hurford Cast: Raffey Cassidy, Emily Watson, Dominic MonaghanLesley Manville, Celia Imrie Running Time: 98 min, Rated PG (mild language) In theaters: August 14, 2015 Molly Moon (Raffey Cassidy) lives in an orphanage with her best friend Rocky (Jadon Carnelly Morris), and several other kids. Mrs. Adderstone (Lesley Manville) who runs the orphanage is mean broad who loves punishing the children for any little thing. She orders Edna the cook (Celia Imrie) to feed the children fish-head soup for a week for raiding the kitchen one night.  Molly  [ Read More ]

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- juliana

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