Get An Exclusive First Look At The New Teaser For THE BURNING KISS

A new teaser for upcoming Australian feature film The Burning Kiss has been released and it showcases the film's surreal hybrid style and offbeat narration about finding an unusual sea creature that has been washed ashore.  "The film has a... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Hey Australia! Win One Of Five IRIS And WOMEN IN THIS TOWN Prize Packs!

To celebrate the Australian release of Iris on home video, Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE copies of the film on DVD! Iris is the story of Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old New York... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Black Nights 2015 Review: THANK YOU FOR BOMBING Shines a Critical Light on War Reporting

War correspondants can be mythic figures, something of romantic heroes. They go to dangerous places in order to bring us the truth. It's been said that it was the reporter's stories that helped begin protests against the Vietnam War; although... More »

Black Nights 2015 Review: BODY, The Connection Between Flesh and Spirit

Malgorzata Szumowska's previous films (Elles, In the Name Of) have looked at the conflict between mind and body, in a darkly serious tone. In her latest film Body (which won the Silver Bear for Best Director at Berlinale), she again... More »

Five Flavours 2015 Review: CROCODILE Drifts Through Arresting Yet Ponderous Poverty

Fable and reality mingle in Francis Xavier Pasion's Crocodile, a film riddled with beautiful imagery and terrible poverty. Based on real events and bookended by documentary footage of the story's real protagonists, the unique, swampy landscape of the Agusan Marsh... More »
By Pierce Conran   

The Many Faces Of Bruce Lee

On the 27th of November 1940, Bruce Lee was born. Which means that today, he would have become 75 years old, had he not died from cerebral edema at the young age of 32. His extremely untimely death at the... More »
By Ard Vijn   

First Shots Of Jim Carrey In Polish Set Crime Thriller TRUE CRIMES

Jim Carrey is taking a turn into dark territory with his next feature, the famed comedian currently in Krakow shooting Alexandros (Miss Violence) Avranas' thriller True Crimes. Based on a David Grann article from the New Yorker in 2008 the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Possibly The Most Low Risk, Low Reward Heist Film Ever In Dutch Comedy HALLO BUNGALOW

It would appear the protagonists of Anne de Clercq's upcoming Dutch comedy Hallo Bungalow believe in managing expectations. Having grown up in the trailer park - technically a vacation bungalow complex, but it's the local equivalent - where they now... More »
By Todd Brown   

Kudo Kankuro Rocks Out In Hell But Is TOO YOUNG TO DIE!

Writer-director-actor Kudo Kankuro is an enormous favorite here at Twitch, the prodigious talent delivering a seemingly non stop string of high end oddity throughout his career. As a writer he's delivered the screenplays for cult hits Go, Ping Pong, Zebraman... More »
By Todd Brown   

LUTHER Returns With Trailer For New Episodes!

All due apologies to The Wire - which in this case amounts to none - but if you've not yet experienced Luther then you've not yet experienced Idris Elba at his peak powers. The UK crime series is simply one... More »
By Todd Brown   

Discover What Awaits In Fabulous South African Short Film THE PARCEL

South African filmmaking duo Hayden Phipps and Brett Williams may have facetiously labelled their production company One Trick Pony Films but their most recent effort, The Parcel, makes it abundantly clear that they've got far more to offer than just... More »
By Todd Brown   

The Makers Of 100 BLOODY ACRES Unleash Their SCARE CAMPAIGN

Australia's Cairnes Brothers won a lot of love with their debut feature, the horror comedy 100 Bloody Acres. And while their sophomore effort may not have quite so sanguine a title there's still clearly plenty of the red stuff in... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch Award Winning Short BENEATH WATER

Having completed a very lengthy festival run, Charlie Manton's award winning short film Beneath Water is now available for viewing online and is very much worth your time. Starring Call The Widwife and Wolfblood's Louisa Connolly-Burnham, this is one of... More »
By Todd Brown   

Plastic Surgery Goes Wrong And Comes Back From The Dead In The Trailer For Victor Vu's SCANDAL 2

In his 2012 hit Scandal, Vietnamese helmer Victor Vu played the jealousies of celebrity for thrills with the story of a rivalry between actresses run way out of control. His 'anything for success' tale proved a big hit with local... More »
By Todd Brown   

Men With Axes. Men With Gasoline. Men With Guns. They're All In The Trailer For Gritty Polish Crime Thriller PITBULL: NOWE PORZĄDKI

It's very much a man's world in the trailer for upcoming Polish crime thriller Pitbull: Nowe Porzadki with the only females present being corpses, kidnapped, strippers or speaking very fast in concerned tones. The men, however? They get the hair... More »
By Todd Brown   

Black Nights 2015 Review: DON'T LOOK AT ME THAT WAY Asks Much, Answers Little

Most stories are about love: falling in love, falling out of love, betrayal, passion, death. And often, there is a good lover and a bad lover, or at least, someone with whom the audience is supposed to share perspective. But... More »

Los Cabos 2015 Review: YOU'LL KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH ME (SABRÁS QUÉ HACER CONMIGO), The Mysteries Of Men And Women

Nicolás thinks it's love at first sight. Emerging from an appointment with his doctor, Nicolás (Pablo Derqui) sees a lovely woman at a hospital. Their eyes meet, and the attraction is instantaneous and mutual. They exchange light banter, and Nicolás... More »
By Peter Martin   

Destroy All Monsters: Consent And The Superhero In MARVEL'S JESSICA JONES

If the Marvel Netflix properties this year have demonstrated anything, it's that the movie series' perceived lack of bench-strength in the villain department might not be a matter of character, but rather of format. People like to pick on Lee... More »
By Matt Brown   

Trailer for Spike Lee's CHI-RAQ

I'm a huge fan of Greek tragedy, and I remain a fan of Spike Lee, despite some recent missteps in a few films. His latest, Chi-Raq, will be released in the US on December 4th, and it looks pretty awesome,... More »

Review: THE GOOD DINOSAUR Narrowly Dodges Critical Extinction

One can scarcely fault the latest Pixar film for merely being good and not great. After all, it's right there in the title. The Good Dinosaur is the celebrated animation studio's 16th feature length film, and, following this past summer's Inside... More »
By Jim Tudor   
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