#Thisfunktional #Contest: SHINE premiere tickets

#Thisfunktional #Contest: SHINE premiere tickets

The red carpet premiere of “SHINE,” in theaters Oct. 5, is coming up quick.

On Oct. 2 the stars and filmmakers will walk the carpet along with special guests and Thisfunktional will be there.

Who would like to join Thisfunktional at the premiere to watch the movie?

Winners will receive:

  • 1 – pair of tickets to “SHINE” the Red Carpet Premiere on Tuesday, October 2 at Harmony Gold (7655 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046) Red Carpet begins 6:30 p.m. / Screening starts at 7:30 p.m.
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To enter you must be subscribed to my YouTube channel: Thisfunktional and follow instagram.com/Thisfunktional and email me your full name and mailing address with the subject line #ThisfunktionalContest #SHINEPremiere to Thisfunktional@Gmail.com.


Disclaimer: Winners will be chosen randomly. Contest runs to October 8. 24, 2018 11:59 p.m. PSTNo purchase necessary. Prize provided by Supersonix Media, inc..  Only open to the U.S., no PO Boxes or international addresses. Only one entry per household. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed. We will not accept entries of contestants who have claimed a prize in the last 6 months.

“SHINE” is a NY-set Salsa dance movie which tells the story of two Puerto Rican brothers, Ralphi Matas (Jorge Burgos) and Junior (Gilbert Saldivar), from New York’s Spanish Harlem and the street’s best Salsa dancers, are separated after a tragedy only to reunite years later on opposing sides of gentrification.

After 7 years of absence from New York City, Ralphi is back to develop commercial real estate in his old neighborhood. However, upon his return, Ralphi encounters his estranged brother, Junior, who followedin his father’s footsteps, Ramon Matas (David Zayas), and is now an elite salsa dancer and an unwavering activist AGAINST gentrification in the neighborhood.

While having to face his past in order to succeed in the present, Ralphi must confront his boss Linda (Alysia Reiner) who is aggressively pursuing the lucrative development deal that brought him back to the city he was born, and thus is driving the wedge even further between him and his brother.

On the other side, when Josie (Kimberli Flores), the new owner of their father’s dance studio, reveals she is behind on the mortgage payments. Junior rallies the local dance community to raise funds against all odds to save the dance studio, DESPITE the gentrification efforts of his brother.

While the brothers have chosen opposite paths thus far, they are brought back together when Tio Julio (Nelson Gonzales) reminds them of the power of family and the importance of their community.

SHINE is a Forgiven Films movie, a division of GVN Releasing. Produced by 13 Paces in association with The Exchange, Sugar Studios LA, and Varona Productions.

SLENDER MAN on digital October 19, on Blu-ray™ and DVD October 30

SLENDER MAN

Available just in time for Halloween on Digital October 19
and on Blu-ray & DVD October 30

Includes the Featurette “Summoning Slender Man: Meet the Cast”

 

5f7cd-slenderman_2018_bluray_outersleeve_frontleft2b252812529Fascinated by the internet lore of the SLENDER MAN, Joey King (Wish Upon, The Conjuring), Julia Goldani Telles (“The Affair”), Jaz Sinclair (When the Bough Breaks) and Annalise Basso (Ouija: Origin of Evil) conjure up the mysterious entity all in the name of fun … until one of them inexplicably disappears. Just in time for Halloween frights, dare to bring home SLENDER MAN on digital October 19 and on Blu-ray and DVD October 30 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. SLENDER MAN also stars Alex Fitzalan (“Crash & Burn”), Taylor Richardson (A Most Violent Year) and rising horror icon Javier Botet (The Conjuring, Insidious: The Last Key, IT).

The digital, Blu-ray and DVD releases of SLENDER MAN include the featurette
“Summoning Slender Man: Meet the Cast,” where fans will hear the cast discuss their characters, the director on scares and the monster himself!

SYNOPSIS: In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the SLENDER MAN, attempt to prove that he doesn’t actually exist – until one of them mysteriously goes missing.

Directed by Sylvain White and written by David Birke based on a character created by Victor Surge, SLENDER MAN was produced by Bradley J. Fischer, James Vanderbilt, William Sherak, Robyn Meisinger and Sarah Snow; and executive produced by Louis Sallerson, Tracey Nyberg, Adam Kolbrenner, Ryan Cunningham and Glenn S. Gainor.

Bonus Content Includes:

  • “Summoning Slender Man: Meet the Cast” featurette


SLENDER MAN
has a run time of approximately 93 minutes and is rated PG-13 for disturbing images, sequences of terror, thematic elements and language including some crude sexual references.

Actor Boyd Holbrook takes on THE PREDATOR

Actor Boyd Holbrook takes on THE PREDATOR

Written by Jesus Figueroa

“The Predator” is now in theaters, actor Boyd Holbrook was honored to be part of the film and found that working with director Shane Black to be a different experience.

Although Holbrook said he enjoys doing action films, he really gets going when he is able to do character work and dive into a role with niche unique stories.

Being part of a cast that continues a fan favorite franchise like that of the Predator franchise brought Holbrook a great opportunity to live a dream of his.

Holbrook said the character of McKenna gave him an opportunity to play a Harrison Ford or Clint Eastwood type character, which he has been a fan of.

McKenna is a character which starts off as a lone wolf and gets thrown into a dysfunctional group of heroes that are the underdogs, which when put up against the predators any human warrior would be an underdog.

With the unpredictability of director Shane Black, Holbrook said it was a fun experience to be part of the amazing group of heroes, nicknamed The Loonies, of “The Predator.”

The Loonies was a strange group of soldiers that are under psychological treatment which brought comical moments.

Holbrook said that it was hard to keep a straight face with this group because they were all very funny and it was fun to be around the group while on set.

The group quickly go from being strangers who happen to be put together on a bus as they are being transported to a group of soldiers who are on a mission and Holbrook said that they all collaborated well and they were all very well cast.

The film had scenes, such as McKenna’s return home, which were highly improvised and written on the spot keeping the film being a cooperative process.

Holbrook said that if there is a sequel he would enjoy coming back and being the main warrior again, which with the ending of “The Predator” the audience knows exactly in what role he would want his character to take.

THE PREDATOR
Now In Theaters

 

@Thisfunktional talks with Ana Claudia Talancon, Ignacio Serricchio EL RECLUSO

@Thisfunktional talks with Ana Claudia Talancon, Ignacio Serricchio EL RECLUSO

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actors Ana Claudia Talancon and Ignacio Serricchio talks with Jesus Figueroa, @Thisfunktional of Thisfunktional.com, about Telemundo’s “El Recluso.”

The actors talk about the incredible time they had on set with amazing extras, how Telemundo is stepping up from just airing novelas and the preparation they went through to do the best job they could.

TELEMUNDO’S EL RECLUSO
Airing Now On Telemundo

 

SHINE brings actor David Zayas memories of the New York culture

SHINE brings actor David Zayas memories of the New York culture

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actor David Zayas find “Shine” gives an authentic view of New York while it puts the culture of the streets of New York prominently against the destruction gentrification brings.

With “Shine” coming to theaters October 5, Zayas finds that the music and story drive a message of balancing tradition and culture with modernization and improvement.

As an actor with a long list of film and TV credits, Zayas saw that “Shine” was well written by Anthony Nardolillo and an exciting story.

Zayas thought that the story resonated with him because it brought back memories of growing up in New York and how proud the Hispanics of New York are of their culture. Some of the scenes of the movie were filmed in neighborhoods that he grew up in.

“Shine” gave Zayas the opportunity to step away from darker roles he has played, and is known for, to take on a role which has heart and which he said he was honored to get to play.

The film co-stars Gilbert Saldivar and Jorge Burgos. Zayas said that the two actors were respectful and worked hard to give the best performance they possibly could.

Find out more about “Shine,” David Zayas and the cast of the movie in September’s issue of Thisfunktional Magazine.

SHINE
In Theaters Oct. 5

 

LOVING PABLO in theaters, on demand, digital HD on October 5

LOVING PABLO in theaters, on demand, digital HD on October 5

“Loving Pablo” chronicles the rise and fall of the world’s most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar (Academy Award© winner Javier Bardem) and his volatile love affair with Colombia’s most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo (Academy Award© winner Penélope Cruz) throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.

LOVING PABLO
In Theaters, On Demand, Digital HD October 5

 

VIVA LA TRADICION takes over the Ford Theater for two days of mariachi music

VIVA LA TRADICION takes over the Ford Theater for two days of mariachi music

Written by Jesus Figueroa

“Viva La Tradicion” has paid tribute to many of Mexico’s biggest icons, this year they pay homage to late Jose “Pepe” Martinez of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, who pioneered mariachi music in the U.S.

On August 8 and 9, Pepe Martinez Jr. helps to pay tribute to his father by bringing Mariachi Angeles de Pepe Martinez Jr. to perform the classic music of his father.

Pepe Jr. said that its going to be sentimental because he will be playing the music his father wrote and organized, music he has been listening to since he was a young child.

Mariachi music has helped keep the traditional music from Mexico alive.

The tradition of mariachi music spans many years and can include music from various genres.

Founder Susie Garcia said that she looked up to Pepe Martinez because of the strong presence he gave Mariachi music world wide and its about time that he is paid tribute.

The partnership between Garcia and Pepe Jr. come together for the incredible “Viva La Tradition” two day event.

Pepe Jr. will be able to showcase music he has held close to his heart and have a special performance where he will share the stage with his late father in a special way.

Pepe Jr. said he will do a song, “A Mi Manera,” “My Way” by Frank Sinatra, where he will sing with along side the voice of his late father.

Garcia said that after the past “Viva La Tradition” sold out and the fact that this is an event for the family to enjoy together, it was only logical to have two nights.

Performers at “Viva La Tradition:”
Mariachi Ángeles de Pepe Martínez Jr.
For more than 30 years, Jose “Pepe” Martínez Jr. has lived on stage inspired by the gift of music introduced to him as a young boy. His biggest teacher and mentor was his own father, most affectionately known as Don Pepe. With 25 years as a leading member of Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, Pepe Jr. now brings his experience, professionalism and leadership to his new group Mariachi Ángeles.

Steeven Sandoval is a ranchera music singer who was a shining star in two of the best mariachis of the world: Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán and Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán founded by Don Pepe Martínez.
Steeven is considered one of the most iconic voices in mariachi music and is best known for his classic renditions of “Por Amor,” “A Los Cuatro Vientos,” and “Te Huberias Ido Antes,” among others.

Las Colibrí or “The Hummingbirds” has a passion for music, beauty, and girl power. This all-female group is flying into new territory as one of the most unique ensembles of its genre by returning to the all-string instrumentation of the early 20th century mariachi tradition and the colorful, feminine costumes of the Mexican cinematic divas of the ’40s and ’50s.

Ballet Folklorico Ollín is a nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1972 with the primary goal of preserving and interpreting the diverse cultural beauty of México re-created here in California through music, dance and folk traditions

Mariachi Jaguares De Mendez High School are comprised of LAUSD students with great enthusiasm and love for Mexican tradition and boasts a very inclusive ensemble, proving that the most severely disabled can also demonstrate their passion for mariachi music.

Where:
Ford Theatres
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA 90068
(just off the 101, between Hollywood and Universal Studios in the Cahuenga Pass)

Get tickets at:
(323) 461-3673 or FordTheatres.org

Pricing:
Ticket prices start at $45; Reserved seating. Tickets are available at FordTheatres.org or 323-461-3673 (for non-visual media 323-GO-1-FORD). To learn about discounts for groups of 10 or more, please visit FordTheatres.org.

Marimar Vega found joy in being part of LA BODA DE VALENTINA

Marimar Vega found joy in being part of LA BODA DE VALENTINA
Written by Jesus Figueroa
Comedies can be stressful to film, but actress Marimar Vega found that working with the passionate actors in “La Boda de Valentina” was fun.
Romantic comedies are often silly for the people to watch, but Vega said that having an accomplished comedian like Omar Chaparro on set made the filming as funny as the movie and her other co-star Ryan Carnes was a joy to work with as well because he was always prepared and the three co-stars always had fun.
Vega said Chaparro would keep the set very light as he was always singing and having fun when they had downtime on set.
While not many films from Mexico make it into the big screen in the U.S., “La Boda de Valentina has seen success in theaters in Mexico and wide release as well as home entertainment release.
Now, “La Boda de Valentina” comes to streaming service PantaYa, where even more people have an opportunity to enjoy the film.
Vega said that actors want a wide variety of people to enjoy their projects and it’s been amazing how well received the film was in theaters, the response it has had on blu-ray and now even more people will have a chance to view the film and hopefully enjoy it as well.
In this romantic comedy, Mexican-born Valentina (Marimar Vega), with the perfect life in the United States, accepts boyfriend Jason’s (Ryan Carnes) marriage proposal. 
But when he suggests the wedding take place in Mexico, the decision unleashes a cultural clash between the groom’s family – the perfect Tates – and the  the Hidalgos – the bride’s family and the most chaotic and surrealist political dynasty in the history of Mexico. 
It gets even messier when Valentina’s ex – the charismatic Angel (Omar Chaparro) – resurfaces and tries to reinsert himself in her life, competing with Jason for her love and attention.
LA BODA DE VALENTINA
Now Streaming On PantaYa

 

@Thisfunktional talks with John Murdy, Chris Williams HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Halloween Horror Nights creative director John Murdy and art director Chris Williams talks with Jesus Figueroa about Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights 2018 after their presentation at ScareLA with special guest Slash.

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD’S
HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS
opens Sept. 14
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@Thisfunktional talks with Becky G, Alex Neustaedter A.X.L.

@Thisfunktional talks with Becky G, Alex Neustaedter A.X.L.

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actors Becky G and Alex Neustaedter talk with Jesus Figueroa, @Thisfunktional of thisfunktional.com, about their roles in “A.X.L.”

Becky G and Neustaedter talk about having fun while on the set and there possibly being some kind of artificial intelligence like A.X.L. as soon as 5 years from now. Becky G talked about growing up dirt bike and ATV riding, while Neustaedter found an appreciation for motocross because of this role.

In the vein of classic ’80s family movies “SHORT CIRCUIT” and “FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR,” “A.X.L.” is a new adventure about a down-on-his luck teenage bike rider, Miles (Alex Neustaedter), who stumbles upon an advanced, robotic, military dog named A.X.L. Endowed with next-generation artificial intelligence but with the heart of a dog, A.X.L. forms an emotional bond with Miles, much to the chagrin of the rogue military scientists who created A.X.L. and would do anything to retrieve him. Knowing what is at stake if A.X.L. gets captured, Miles teams up with his smart, resourceful crush, Sara (BeckyG), to protect his new best friend on a timeless, epic adventure for the whole family.

A.X.L.
In Theaters August 24.
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Universal Studios Hollywood resurrects cinematic icons in all-new HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS maze inspired by the original Universal Monsters

New “Universal Monsters” Maze Features Original Score by GRAMMY Award Winner and Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame Guitarist SLASH
 
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It’s alive

Inspired by Universal’s original cinematic Monsters and the studio that invented the horror film, Universal Studios Hollywood unearths an all-new “Halloween Horror Nights” maze based on the original “Universal Monsters”…with a terrifying contemporary twist on these classic horror icons.The new maze will also feature an original score produced and composed by celebrated GRAMMY® Award-winning musician SLASH, long hailed as one of the 10 best electric guitar-players of all time.

Halloween Horror Nights” begins on September 14.

At its core, “Halloween Horror Nights” is an extension of the horror film legacy originated by Universal Pictures and introduced to audiences in the 1920s…with a staple of classic Universal Monsters that dominated the silver screen, including Dracula, The Phantom of the Opera, Frankenstein’s Monster and The Wolf Man.

“Halloween Horror Nights” continues to pay homage to these creatures of the night in this new maze by reawakening more than a dozen of these iconic classic Monsters.

The essence of the maze will underscore each of their unique attributes and reimagine them into terrifying modern day characters.

At a glance, resurrected monsters will include The Wolf Man, The Invisible Man, The Phantom of the Opera, Dracula, Dracula’s Bride, Frankenstein’s Monster, The Bride of Frankenstein and The Mummy, to name a few.By giving each character a unique, complex composition, SLASH’s original score will add a haunting dimension to the experience and help define each of the characters.

“As a fan of horror movies and of ‘Halloween Horror Nights,’ I jumped at the chance to once again collaborate with Universal Studios Hollywood to produce what might be interpreted as a soundtrack for the maze,” SLASH said. “Similar to the way music affects afilm, I wanted to compose a score for the legions of infamous characters featured in the maze to elicit a greater sense of terror for the guests. In the end, the goal is to ultimately make the guests feel as if they are playing an integral role in a classic Monster movie.”

“This maze is the ultimate melding of two of history’s greatest icons – classic monsters and the top guitar player of all time,” John Murdy, Creative Director at Universal Studios Hollywood and Executive Producer of “Halloween Horror Nights,” said. “SLASH’s intuitive understanding of the characters’ struggles brings enormous depth to the maze to epitomize a living-movie experience for our guests.
“This is the second time we’ve had the great fortune to collaborate with SLASH on a ‘Halloween Horror Nights’ maze,” Murdy continued, “and it is a distinct honor to bring his expertise to the event where guests can enjoy a truly exclusive opportunity.”

“Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Studios Hollywood brings together the sickest minds in horror to immerse guests in a living, breathing, three-dimensional world of terror.

Featuring an all-new slate of unrivaled film production quality mazes, frightful scare zones and a fully re-imagined “Terror Tram” experience uniquely themed to today’s most definitive horror properties, “Halloween Horror Nights” will taunt, terrorize and torment guests with spine-chilling haunted attractions as part of Southern California’s most extreme Halloween experience.

For exciting updates and exclusive “Halloween Horror Nights” content, visit Hollywood.HalloweenHorrorNights.com, like Halloween Horror Nights – Hollywood on Facebook; follow @HorrorNights #UniversalHHN on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat; and watch the terror come to life on Halloween Horror Nights YouTube.

Universal Studios Hollywood is The Entertainment Capital of L.A. and includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and television shows. Recent additions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™”. Other immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons Ride™” and the “The Walking Dead” daytime attraction and the all-new DreamWorks Theatre featuring “Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest.” The world-renowned Studio Tour is Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the-scenes of the world’s biggest and busiest movie and television production studio where they can also experience such authentic thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged.” The adjacent Universal CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex also includes the all-new multi-million dollar, redesigned Universal CityWalk Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres, and the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert stage.

 

SHINE Set To Release Nationwide on October 5th

SHINE Set To Release Nationwide on October 5th

Forgiven Films Announces SHINE Release Date, Trailer and Film Poster

Forgiven Films, a division of GVN Releasing, launched the first full-length trailer and film poster for “SHINE” on August 21.

The Latin dance drama stars “Dexter’s” David Zayas, “Orange Is the New Black’s” Alysia Reiner and world-renowned dancers Gilbert Saldivar as well as Jorge “Ataca” Burgos.

The film will be released in theaters nationwide on October 5.

“SHINE” won the audience award for best feature at last year’s Urbanworld Film Festival.

The story revolves around two brothers (Saldivar and Burgos), once celebrated Salsa dancers, who are separated after a tragedy only to be reunited years later on opposing sides of gentrification.

The film was directed and written by Anthony Nardolillo, via his 13 Paces Productions and produced with Sandra Varona of Varona Productions, in partnership with Sugar Studios LA and The Exchange.

“SHINE” is being distributed by Forgiven Films, a division of GVN Releasing.

SHINE
In Theaters October 5

About SHINE

Two Puerto Rican brothers, Ralphi Matas (Jorge Burgos) and Junior (Gilbert Saldivar), from New York’s Spanish Harlem and the street’s best Salsa dancers, are separated after a tragedy only to reunite years later on opposing sides of gentrification.

About Forgiven Films:

Created as a division of GVN Releasing, Forgiven Films is a global independent distributor with a broad focus specializing in content for underserved audiences and quality independent films for both the theatrical and home entertainment markets. Its first two releases SHINEand A Violent Manwill hit theaters in 2018. For more information, visit gvnreleasing.com.

About GVN Releasing:

GVN is an independent distributor of crossover micro-targeted (urban/women/faith-and-family) feel good content. With its seasoned and sophisticated executive team having over 30 years of combined experience in the entertainment industry, the company excels at the acquisition and exploitation of feature films suitable for theatrical, physical, digital, and television distribution. GVN deploys their multi-platform distribution strategy for independent films that have significant social media relevance to the micro-targeted demographic. For more, visit gvnreleasing.com.

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights unmasks Haddonfield’s infamous slasher in all-new terrifying mazes based on HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS, beginning September 14

 

Beginning on September 14, “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” from Trancas International Films, takes a stab at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights, bringing the notorious slasher to Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort in all-new mazes inspired by the iconic horror film.

Based on the fourth installment in the classic slasher series created by John Carpenter, the mazes will transport guests to the suburban town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night where Myers has escaped Smith’s Grove Sanitarium and is hungry for revenge.

This time, he relentlessly stalks his niece Jamie as his next victim, stopping at nothing to kill her.

6b2e1-halloween2b42bmaze2bat2bhhn2b2018Guests will follow Myers as he escapes the mental hospital, encounters his first victims at Penney’s Gas Station and Diner, and wreaks terror on Haddonfield, all set to Alan Howarth’s ominous score.

The maze will include horrifying scares by Myers in his classic featureless white mask and navy jumpsuit, with guests dodging his bloody knife at every turn.

Halloween fanatics can expect a cameo by Myer’s psychiatrist Dr. Loomis and other famous characters from the film as they try to escape the bloodbath.

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights is the ultimate Halloween event.

For more than 25 years, guests from around the world have visited Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood and Orlando to become victims inside their own horror film.

Multiple movie-quality mazes based on iconic horror television shows, films and original stories come to life season after season.

And, the streets of each coast’s event are transformed into highly-themed scare zones where menacing scare-actors lunge from every darkened corner.

Additional details about Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights will be revealed soon.

For more information about Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort, visit HalloweenHorrorNights.com. All tickets and vacation packages are on sale now.

Continue reading “Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights unmasks Haddonfield’s infamous slasher in all-new terrifying mazes based on HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS, beginning September 14”

@Thisfunktional Magazine Volume 03 Issue 03 – August 2018 – Tracey Birdsall

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Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actress Tracey Birdsall takes the cover and main story for Thisfunktional Magazine’s August 2018 cover. Birdsall talks about her upcoming project “Age of Darkness: Evolution War” sharing an exclusive announcement.

Check out what else is in this issue:
Entertainment Mayhem

  • PantaYa: LA LEYENDA DEL CHARRO NEGRO
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Home Entertainment Release
  • Marvel’s AVENGERS: INFINITY WARS Home Entertainment Release
  • LAFC debut season

Reviews and Interviews

  • Artist Katie Cole
  • Tracey Birdsall: Actress, Sci-Fi star, EVOLUTION WAR
  • FOX TCA Summer Press Tour 2018

altDarkness

  • ”Baby” by Bishop Briggs
  • Depression and Anxiety

Beauty of Words

  • Stardust

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MGM’s Supernatural Cult Horror Film POLTERGEIST Comes to Life for the First Time Ever in All-New Haunted Maze at Universal Studios’ HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

Poltergeist maze at HHN 2018
MGM’S SUPERNATURAL CULT HORROR FILM POLTERGEIST COMES TO LIFE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN ALL-NEW HAUNTED MAZES AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS’ HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

 

New Mazes to be Overrun by Malevolent Spirits at the Nation’s Premier Halloween Events in Hollywood and Orlando, Beginning September 14

They’re Here

Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort will bring guests “into the light” as part of this year’s Halloween Horror Nights events featuring terrifying new mazes inspired by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures’ (MGM) iconic supernatural horror film “Poltergeist”, beginning September 14. Directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Steven Spielberg, Poltergeist garnered critical and consumer success when it first premiered in 1982.

Characterized as one of the scariest films of all time, this groundbreaking movie paved the way for a new era of supernatural ghost stories that will come to life for the first time ever at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights.

This living representation of the film will take guests into some of its most iconic scenes and encounter memorable characters that spawned their first true nightmares. The mazes will lure guests to the Freeling family house built atop a cemetery where malicious ghosts threaten the lives within.

From the underground graveyard to ghostly apparitions, guests will come face to face with infamous scenes from the film, including the iconic flickering TV screen, menacing Beast from beyond and pool filled with floating corpses. As guests cross into the ‘light,’ they will find themselves surrounded by a surreal landscape of vanishing walls, floating furniture and a creepy clown with a menacing smile. In a rush against time, guests will be forced to make it back to the world of the living or forever be trapped…Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights is the ultimate Halloween event.

For more than 25 years, guests from around the world have visited Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood and Orlando to become victims inside their own horror film.

Multiple movie-quality mazes based on iconic horror television shows, films and original stories come to life season after season. And, the streets of each coast’s event are transformed into highly-themed scare zones where menacing scare-actors lunge from every darkened corner. Additional details about Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights will be revealed soon.

All tickets and vacation packages are on sale now. For more information about Halloween Horror Nights at either Universal Studios Hollywood or Universal Orlando Resort, visit HalloweenHorrorNights.com.

Continue reading “MGM’s Supernatural Cult Horror Film POLTERGEIST Comes to Life for the First Time Ever in All-New Haunted Maze at Universal Studios’ HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS”