The Many Faces Of Michael Ironside

This week, Turbo Kid arrives in cinemas, and it's a blast. A fun and gory throwback to the VHS-video hay-days of the eighties, it is the BMX-based low budget indie companion to Mad Max: Fury Road earlier this year, and... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Sidewalk Film Fest 2015 Review: THREE FINGERS, A Powerful Engagement With Trauma

While the average person in the United States might be familiar with the illness known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its prevalence among war veterans, it is arguably an 'invisible' illness (unlike the loss of a limb, for example)... More »
  

Review: NO ESCAPE Shows Us The Asia That Americans Should Be Afraid Of

Asia is terrifying. With its obscure languages, stifling humidity, tropical foliage, peculiar deities, dubious military regimes, weird food and proximity to historically hazardous war zones, American citizens would be insane to go near any part of it. The only Westerners... More »
By James Marsh   
  

O-TOWN: Watch The Teaser For Nigerian Gangster Film

We first came across Nigerian helmer CJ 'Fiery' Obasi last year with his feature film Ojuju. A low budget zombie tale set in the shanty towns of his native land, Ojuju bucked the odds to pick up awards at home... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Interview: Michael Ironside Talks TURBO KID, TOP GUN, Cronenberg And More

With his gruff voice and bald pate, Michael Ironside has been a stalwart character actor over many decades. With roles ranging from blockbusters to indies, he's managed to instill his brand of gravitas into many a project. From Cronenberg's... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

Frizzi 2 Fulci: From Mondo, Death Waltz, And Beyond Fest

Rejoice, Italian gore, horror, and giallo lovers!. The maestro of Italian genre soundtracks, Fabio Frizzi, is coming to the US to perform live! The weirdos over at Mondo and Death Waltz have come together to bring the maestro to Los... More »
  

MSG 2 Theatrical Trailer Will Make You Question Your Sanity

While watching Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan's autobiographical first film, MSG: The Messenger, my 10-year-old son made what is the most concise and cogent statement about this work of complete nonsense that I have seen thus far. He... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Watch ETHEREAL CHRYSALIS As It Melts Your Face Off

When Phil Anselmo claims "KICKS LOVECRAFTIAN/GIGER ASS!!!" of a film, it's a must-see. Not only did the Pantera/Down frontman fall in love with the film, but on further review, I found that Ethereal Chrysalis opened for Manborg at Toronto After Dark last... More »
  

STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS: If You Go Out In The Woods Today, You're Sure Of A Big Surprise, In New Teaser

During D23 when Disney unveiled a commemorative The Force Awakens poster illustrated by Star Wars alumni Drew Struzan I was a tad disappointed to see Finn (John Boyega) wielding a lightsaber. If you were like me and trying to steer... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

BASKIN: Watch The Deeply Disturbing Trailer For Can Evrenol's Feature Debut

Turkish helmer Can Evrenol feels very much like one of our own here at Twitch. We've been covering his work since back in 2009 when he first came to our attention with his sophomore short film The Chest, and we've... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: Z FOR ZACHARIAH, A Gem Of A Film

The premise is beautiful in its elegant simplicity - a woman is left alone in a world that has befallen a catastrophe. Her solitude is interrupted when a man appears, unsettling her life and making radical changes to her situation.... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

New ATTACK ON TITAN: END OF THE WORLD Trailer Features More Discreet People-Eating

They're really big! And they eat people! The second (and concluding) installment of the big-screen adaptation, Attack on Titan: End of the World looks suitably apocalyptic. Installment #1 ate up the box office in Japan earlier this month, and now part... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: TURBO KID, Made With The Right Kind Of Secret Ingredient

(Gory equals glory with lots of guts!) Saying Turbo Kid is Mad Max on BMX-bikes may be a quick description, and not exactly misleading, but it's also selling the film a bit short. For starters it fails to show Turbo... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Watch The Utterly Strange TAILYPO

This short film is hard to describe, creature feature fans will find a lot to love within Tailypo. A man and his dog are out hunting dinner in the woods, and he cuts off the tale of a very strange... More »
  

Fantastic Fest 2015 Reveals A World Of Weird With Second Wave

Any genre fan attending Fantastic Fest 2015 is going to lose their collective minds. The international madness (in addition to the first wave I reported on last month) that is going to descend upon Austin is jaw dropping.  Opening night... More »
  

Review: QUEEN OF EARTH, Another Promising Effort By A Fearless Director

Alex Ross Perry is a more than promising young director. He courageously combines intimacy, humor and a sense for cinematic language and form. Nevertheless, his latest, Queen of Earth, is a step back for the young director in terms of maturity... More »
  

Peruvian Horror: Second Teaser For PERVERSOS And First Trailer For CEMENTERIO GENERAL 2

This week saw the release of two trailers for horror movies, probably the most popular genre in Peruvian films. First up, director Diego Mezarina shares more material from his upcoming extreme horror gorefest Perversos. In this short teaser, the focus... More »
  

Win A TRANSPORTER REFUELED Prize Pack!

Ed Skrein steps into Jason Statham's very large shoes with the Camille Delamarre helmed series reboot The Transporter Refueled.In the south of France, former special-ops mercenary Frank Martin enters into a game of chess with a femme-fatale and her three... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Destroy All Monsters: Universal's Monster Movies Ate The Summer Of 2015

Earlier this month Universal took the record for the fastest studio to the $2 billion mark (domestically) in any given year. This isn't particularly surprising - Universal has ruled the roost since Furious 7 came out in April, with an... More »
By Matt Brown   
  

Forgotten Animated Classic BELLADONNA OF SADNESS Restored For Re-Release

Though many will likely never have heard of 1973 Japanese animated feature Belladonna Of Sadness this long overlooked classic is about to come back into the spotlight thanks to a gorgeous 4k digital restoration and planned re-release from CineLicious, SpectreVision... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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