Andrew Mack
Associate Editor, News; Toronto, Canada

Andrew has been writing for TwitchFilm from day one, many, many years ago. He is also a programmer for the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival and uncle to two amazing nephews.

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 »
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TOMORROW WE DISAPPEAR: Watch Amazing Puppetry Skills In Exclusive Clip

A documentary about an artist colony in New Delhi is coming to online platforms tomorrow thanks to distributor Bond 360 Films. Twitch has been given an exclusive clip to share with you from the film. Witness some crazy good puppetry... More »
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Blu-ray Review: BIG GAME's Unrated Version Has A Better 'Finnish'

Jalmari Helander's action flick Big Game will hit Blu-ray today. We have had a look at the Blu-ray release which may be sparse in added features but the sole feature, an Unrated Version with an extra five minutes of footage,... More »
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Mamoru Oshii's GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID Acquired By ARC Entertainment For North America

Arc Entertainment have acquired the North American rights for Mamoru Oshii's action sci-fi thriller Garm Wars: The Last Druid. They plan to release the film in cinemas and on VOD on October 2nd. The planet Annwn, inhabited by the Garm, is... More »
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Spectrefest 2015: Lineup For 3rd Annual Genre Film Festival Revealed

SpectreFest, the annual genre film festival from the founders of production company SpectreVision (Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller), unveiled their lineup for their third edition. No one should be surprised that SpectreVision's Cooties, starring Wood, will make an appearance.... More »
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Hey Canada! TURBO KID Is Riding Into A Town Near You On August 28

Turbo Kid, the Canadian cult hit and festival circuit darling, is coming to a Canadian cinema near you.The shenanigans begin on Thursday, August 27th with Raven Banner and Cineplex's Sinister Cinema series. For one night only Turbo Kid will play... More »
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Saskatoon Fantastic 2015: DEATHGASM And GREEN ROOM Added To Festival Lineup

The Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival is making room for two more films to its already solid lineup. This is not just my bias as a programmer for the festival. Theoretically my mom thinks this is a pretty darned cool lineup... More »
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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 »
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Giveaway: Win The Thriller THE SURFACE On DVD

eOne is releasing Gil Cates Jr's thriller The Surface on DVD, VOD and Digital HD on September 1st. Twitchfilm can get a copy of the DVD in your hands before that. When a plane crashes in the unpredictable waters of Lake... More »
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Giveaway: Win Big Adventure In BIG GAME On DVD

Anchor Bay is releasing Jalmari Helander's action adventure flick Big Game on home video on August 25th. We have a couple DVDs to give to two lucky readers. A young teenager camping in the woods helps rescue the President of the... More »
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NORTHMEN: A VIKING SAGA: No Shortage Of Swordplay In This Exclusive Clip

Claudio Fah's Northmen: A Viking Saga was released by Anchor Bay on VOD last week. We have an exclusive clip to share with you from the film's final battle scene, perhaps tipping your scales in favor of watching it. It features features... More »
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BLOOD FEAST: Watch The Cast Videos From Upcoming Gore Remake

A reminder that the Blood Feast crowdfunding campaign is fully on its way. The contemporary remake of Herschel Gordon Lewis` 1963 horror flick is looking to fans of the original horror flick and fans of gore horror in general to... More »
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STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE: Mikkelsen, Tudyk And Yen Join Cast, And First Cast Photo

Jeez Louise, is the cast of Star Wars Rogue One rounding off to be an awesome one! Lucasfilm announced today that principal photography has begun on Gareth Edwards' anthology flick and some new names were added to the cast. Mads Mikkelsen.... More »
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STAR WARS: EPISODE IX: JURASSIC WORLD's Colin Trevorrow Confirmed To Direct

Variety is reporting that Jurassic World's Colin Trevorrow will direct Episode IX of the new Star Wars trilogy. The announcement was made at D23 in Anaheim today. "Colin is someone I've been interested in working with ever since I saw 'Safety... More »
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OUIJA 2: OCULUS' Mike Flanagan Continues Franchise With Annalise Basso In The Lead

There are fans of Mike Flanagan's work (Absentia and Oculus) here at Twitch so we anticipate anything new from the director, even if it is a budding new franchise like Ouija. THR reported earlier today that Flanagan has found himself attached... More »
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BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD: Oscilloscope Releases Icelandic Crime Thriller On September 1st

Oscillosclope Laboratories will release Olaf de Fleur's crime thriller Brave Men's Blood on VOD on September 1st. From  the  director  of  "City  State"  comes  BRAVE  MEN'S  BLOOD,  a crime  thriller  set against  the  background  of corruption,  drugs,  torture  and Icelandic gangsters.When a former criminal... More »
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Mayhem 2015: Jonathan Rigby To Narrate Long-Lost Dracula Script From Hammer Archive

Now this sounds like a real treat for those attending the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham this October. Actor and Historian Jonathan Rigby will be narrating a long-lost Dracula script written by Hammer writer/producer Anthony Hinds. He will be joined on... More »
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PARA ELISA: Dark Sky Films To Release Spanish Horror This September

Dark Sky Films will release Juanra Fernandez's debut horror film Para Elisa (For Elisa) on DVD and VOD on September 1st. Desperate for some post-graduation cash, party girl Ana (Ona Casamiquela, Eva) answers a babysitting ad. She arrives for an interview... More »
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REGRESSION: Alejandro Amenabar's Thriller To Open San Sebastian

The San Sebastian Film Festival announced this morning that Alejandro Amenabar's thriller Regression will open their 63rd edition. The festival runs from September 18th through 26th. Set in Minnesota in 1990, detective Bruce Kenner is investigating a strange case involving Angela,... More »
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Portland 2015: Festival Announces Lineup And The SonuvaZombiefilmmaker!

The third annual Portland Film Festival happens from September 1st through 7th this year. With a program featuring 80 narrative and documentary feature films and 134 short films the festival announced their feature film competition programs, opening and closing screenings, music... More »
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