Todd Brown
Founder and Editor; Toronto, Canada

Todd founded Twitch in September of 2004 under the assumption that nobody in particular would care. Some people did, so he kept going. Todd is also Director of International Programming at Fantastic Fest, a partner at XYZ Films and father to a remarkably geeky child.

Fabulously Grotesque Posters And Trailer For Jensen's MEN AND CHICKENS

Though you wouldn't necessarily know it from his script writing work - work, it should be said, that has garnered multiple Oscars - those who know Denmark's Anders Thomas Jensen's directorial work already know that there's a deliciously dark streak... More »
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Twitch's Top 10 Movies Of 2014

And that's the end of that chapter. 2014 is running on fumes and all eyes are already looking to awards season and the behemoths of next year that threaten to decimate the box office. The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star... More »
  

Malaysia's 3 DOORS OF HORRORS Returns With A Trio Of New Shorts!

James Lee is back at it, the prolific Malaysian director this time putting on his producers hat for the return of 3 Doors Of Horrors. This is the second go around for the concept, a collection of three microbudget horror... More »
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Dear Everyone Piling On Sony For Cancelling THE INTERVIEW: The Problem Is Us

Right, this will be short and sweet:In the past day there has been much hand wringing and wailing over free speech being dictated to and curtailed by hackers and terrorists. How could Sony be so weak and cowardly, etc etc... More »
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Belgian Bikers Bash Heads In Trailer For BOWLING BALLS

Director Mark Punt delivers something a little bit different from Belgium with his brand new Bowling Balls: A slapstick biker action comedy. With Belgium an increasingly major player on the international arthouse circuit it's certainly not the sort of thing... More »
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THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY: Peter Strickland's Latest Releases A Hypnotic Trailer

Director Peter Strickland turned heads amongst cult film circles with his Berberian Sound Studio, a lushly realized tip of the hat to the classic giallo styles of the 1970s that honored the past while also working in Strickland's own unique... More »
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JOSEPH'S REEL: Check The Gorgeous Teaser For The 35mm Short!

Fans of film shot on actual film - and those flummoxed as to what all the nostalgia is about - here's a little something to cast your eye on, a short film titled Joseph's Reel from director Michael Lavers and... More »
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Robot Gladiators Face Off With CARL

Yes, you read that headline right and, yes, it's as great as you hope it will be. Meet Carl, an animated short film directed by Márk Juhász as a student at Hungary's MOME University that went on to win best... More »
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KUMIKO THE TREASURE HUNTER: Watch The Riveting Teaser For The Sundance Oddity

An odd movie about an odd story, the first proper teaser is freshly arrived for the Zellner Bros Kumiko The Treasure Hunter and it's one fabulous bit of work. Kikichi Rinko takes the lead role, playing a woman who -... More »
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Whimsical Dark Romantic Comedy LIZA THE FOX FAIRY Releases A Fabulous New Trailer

It's been a long and winding road for Hungarian fantasy / romance / comedy Liza The Fox Fairy but, wow, does it ever look as though it's been worth the wait. It's been years since we first heard of this... More »
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Take A Gander At Ghoulish Gary Pullin's PORTAL TO HELL Poster

It's not quite done yet - so a big thanks to artist Ghoulish Gary Pullin for allowing us to share - but take yourself a gander at wrestling icon Rowdy Roddy Piper in the first poster art for upcoming horror... More »
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Pacman, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders And More In First PIXELS Posters

Full marks to the marketing team behind Chris Columbus' upcoming feature length expansion of Patrick Jean's short film Pixels. They clearly know exactly what they've got in the retro video game themed story and are putting the focus on its... More »
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Tragedy On Set Of Jackie Chan's SKIPTRACE As Cameraman Drowns

Tragedy has struck the production of Jackie Chan star vehicle Skiptrace with reports from the South China Morning Post stating that a boat carrying the crew of the Renny Harlin directed picture has capsized off the coast of Lantau Island... More »
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Fresh Scares In Second Trailer For Vietnam's CHUNG CU

With its release edging closer a second full trailer has been released for Vietnamese horror tale Chung Cu. This new effort is clearly intended to be a more story oriented effort, which means a good deal more dialogue in the... More »
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PARTNERS IN CRIME: Watch The Trailer For Dark Teen Thriller

Taiwanese helmer Chang Jung-Chi puts a distinct spin on the teen thriller with the upcoming Partners In Crime, a coming of age tale about high school friends bonded by the shared experience of a horrible crime.On the way to school,... More »
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INSIDE OUT: Watch The Full Trailer For Pixar's Latest

How do you make a movie that plays out largely inside the main characters' heads? That's been the big question since word first began to circulate about Pixar's upcoming Inside Out but despite showing how each of the major emotions... More »
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THE VISIT: Trailer For Sundance Selected Doc Asks If We're Ready For Aliens To Arrive

Though we're still unpacking the full Sundance selection this year one of the first titles to jump out to our attention is Michael Madsen's The Visit. No, the director is not the guy from all those Tarantino films. Yes, he... More »
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Denmark Revisits The War With Lindholm Scripted 9 APRIL

Though increasingly recognized around the world as one of the finest young directors to come out of Scandinavia in recent years, A Hijacking helmer Tobias Lindholm first built his name as a screenwriter and it's an area he remains very... More »
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IRON SKY 2 Says Hello To Machine Gun Jesus And Dancing Putin

Sometimes the headline says it all and what this headline says is that Iron Sky 2 is going to be weeeeeeeeeird.... More »
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SANTIAGO VIOLENTA Brings Pistolas And Piscolas In The New Theatrical Trailer!

Mirageman and Mandrill director Ernesto Diaz Espinoza is having himself quite a year with the premieres of both Redeemer - his latest collaboration with frequent star Marko Zaror - and his long in post action-comedy Santiago Violenta. The story of... More »
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