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 »
  

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   
  

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 »
  

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   
  

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 »
  

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 »
  

ORIGIN: Swedish Sci-Fi Thriller Gets A Rather Great First Trailer

Even without knowing what the movie's about, the first trailer for Origin (Bieffekterna) looks and sounds rather great. As an electronic beat burbles and babbles, a scientist begins by asking, "What does it mean to be human?" It turns out that... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

THE MUSK: First Teaser For US/Italy Slasher Gets The Music Right

The first teaser for The Musk dresses it up as a sci-fi picture from the 1950s, and adorns it with lovely, atmospheric synthesizer music, which may be the best way to sell a slasher movie about a mutant killer who... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

New Poster And Trailer For THE BOERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD

Richard Gregory has finally finished The Boers At The End Of The World, which has long been the most anticipated South African documentary on my horizon. To celebrate, we have a new poster and trailer for the feature!The Boers At The... More »
By Stuart Muller   
  

Exclusive Clip: THE SECOND MOTHER, Ice Cream And A Stubborn Girl

Heading for release in select theaters this coming Friday, August 28, The Second Mother (original title: Que horas ela volta) promises a complex view of domestic help and class barriers. We have an exclusive clip to give a taste of what... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Lean, Mean And Chock Full Of Deadites, It's The New ASH VS EVIL DEAD Trailer

Starz is banking on Evil Dead fans having their boomsticks all buffed and polished this coming Halloween when Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell break out their Necronomicons for their long awaited return to their classic collaboration with new ten part... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Toronto 2015: Meghna Gulzar's TALVAR Trailer Opens Old Wounds

Among the films listed in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival is Meghna Gulzar's third directorial effort, Talvar (Guilty is the English title, though not a translation). This film explores one of India's most notorious... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Trailer For New Czech-Slovak Film WILSON CITY Promises Black Comedy And Genre Pastiche

New Czech-Slovak film Wilson City has an English subbed trailer that promises a comedic genre romp come its domestic release in October. Originally based on a story by Slovak writer Michal Hvorecký, "The Worst Crime in Wilson City", dubbed... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Check Out The Super Stylish Trailer For DOUBLE BARREL

Here at Twitch we try to cover films from as many regions as possible, but I will admit that the bulk of our Indian film coverage goes toward the three biggest Industries: Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu language films. Once in... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Akshay Kumar Returns In SINGH IS BLIING Trailer; Nonsense Ensues

Back in 2008, Akshay Kumar set the Indian box office on fire with Singh Is Kinng. That film introduced filmgoers to Akshay's Harpreet Singh, a guileless Sikh do-gooder who gets caught up in mafia shenanigans. It also featured Akshay rapping... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

MSG 2 Trailer Is The Most Astonishing Thing You'll See Today

Meet Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, one of India's most notorious "god men", a distinction reserved largely for religious charlatans. You may remember SGRRSJI as the man whose first film, MSG: Messenger of God, took down the entire Central... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Exclusive Clip: In MEMORIES OF THE SWORD, A Master Fights Back

Our friends at Well Go USA are preparing their next assault on US cinema screens with this exclusive clip from Korean period action film, Memories of the Sword. The film, starring Lee Byung-Hun (A Bittersweet Life, G.I. Joe, I Saw... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

CLOSE RANGE: Check Out The Key Art For The Latest Adkins/Florentine Collaboration

In independent action cinema there likely is not a combination as lethal as director Isaac Florentine and action star Scott Adkins. Their efforts on two Undisputed (Last Man Standing and Redemption) and the two Ninja (original recipe and Shadows of a Tear) films are... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
 
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