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Review of Whisky

There aren’t too many Uruguayan films featured on Twitch, but Whisky is not a conventional South American picture anyway; instead it embodies the style that Taxi Driver writer Paul Schrader termed Transcendental. This is where a sparse aesthetic and... More »
  

Top 10 Sci-Fi, Horror & Fantasy Films of 2005 (Adam's Picks)

Happy New Year! It’s Adam here, Todd’s partner in grime on the upcoming After Dark Film Festival. I know there’s nothing more arbitrary then these 2005 Top Ten lists, but as it is the season for it, and people often... More »
  

Review of the Manu Chao and Radio Bemba rockumentary "Babylon's Fever"

Jean-Luc Godard has been quoted as saying: "Post-war filmmakers gave us the documentary, Rob Reiner gave us the mockumentary and [Michael] Moore initiated a third genre, the crockumentary." Such a comment, originating from one of the cinema’s arch-leftists, is... More »
  

Fernando Meirelles' "The Constant Gardener" Trailer

Fernando Meirelles follow up to City of God sounds a bit remiscent of Stephen Frear's fabulous "Dirty Pretty Things". Check out the trailer. It doesn't look like this film will be in the rarefied space that City of God... More »
  

The Chronicles of Narnia: ONE SHEET

Here is the first official poster. Click here for a bigger version. It's worth it.... More »
  

Jackman Joins New Woody Allen Project

You may be wondering why anyone on Twitch would post news about another Woody Allen film. The man has been cranking out derivative, uninteresting films for nearly a decade with the last bright spot being either 1999s Sweet and... More »
  

Creep - International Trailer + Review

The fine folks over at Pathe know how to make a fine trailer for a slightly-above-average horror pic: QT High (10 Mb) QT Med (4.7 Mb) QT Low (1.6 Mb) It's a step above the original X-Filme trailer here.... More »
  

Apt - One Sheet

The One-Sheet (and very little else) has appeared on the Mirovision Website for Byung-Ki Ahn's new horror film, APT. Here is a short synopsis: “Somebody was with me in the darkness...” A young man, who lives in an old... More »
  

Tarantino - Beverly Hills Cop 4

Who can announce more projects without follow through, Quentin Tarantino or John Woo? While working with Eddie Murphy on the pre-production and script-writing of Inglorious Bastards, the two have been considering the idea of a Tarantino Beverly Hills Cop... More »
  

Manderlay finally gets a US Distributor

Lions Gate didn't pick up the second part in Lars Von Trier's "USA - Land of Opportunities" trilogy as it did for Dogville. Instead, IFC stepped up and got the US distribution rights for Manderlay. IFCTV indicates only that... More »
  

Eraserhead DVD - Coming to Bricks and Mortar near you, July 1st

For the past several years, the only way to obtain a Region 1 DVD of David Lynch's surreal classic was through his own website, www.davidlynch.com. It is now available through a wholesaler (at distinctly un-wholesaler prices, meaning mucho $$$)... More »
  

New Issue of Firecracker Online

Well, it's a Landlady kind of day. The new issue of Firecracker Magazine is now online, with Qiu Yuen on the cover page. As usual, it is packed with goodness: A summary of Asian films at Cannes A Feature... More »
  

Kung Fu Hustle: The TV Spin-off

Stephen Chow will be directing some of his Kung-Fu Hustle cast members in what is billed as a TV Comic Drama. Returning are The Landlady (Qiu Yuen), as well as mute Ice-Cream Girl (Huang Shengyi), who may talk in... More »
  

More David Lynch Than You Can Shake A Stick At

Have you ever said to yourself, "I wish there was one place on the web were I could find downloadable trailers, clips, and film shorts from just about everthing David Lynch has been associated with?" Well today your wish... More »
  

New Tykwer Film: Perfume gets Dustin Hoffman and Alan Rickman

Screendaily is reporting that production is about to start on a new Tom Tykwer film. Being a huge fan of Run Lola Run, The Princess and the Warrior, and the underrated Heaven, the sooner this European co-production gets going... More »
  

New York Asian Film Festival 2005 - Full Lineup

Just moving this note posted by BrianBkyn over from the Forum: "I think we finally nailed this one down - we have been adding films like mad over the past few days - more than we actually had room... More »
  

Head On (Gegen Die Wand) - Picked up for Canadian Distribution at Cannes

ScreenDaily has a massive list of films that were bought at Cannes for many, many world markets. One interesting tidbit was the Turkish film Head-On being picked up by Toronto's Mongrel Media for Canadian (hopefully theatrical) distribution. (Read Todds... More »
  

55 Batman Begins Stills

55 Batman Begins Stills. Gorgeous. Some of the 'buff' shots of Christian Bale make me shake my head in disbelieve that less than 2 years ago he was 130lbs shooting The Machinist.... More »
  

The True Strangeness of the Universe

While I'm only a casual fan of Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris (notably, The Fog of War and Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control), I do like to get my quantum mechanic philosophical geek-on. The True Strangeness of the Universe... More »
  

The Weinstein Company: Release Schedule

The name of the company isn't final yet, but the Weinstein Brothers have finally put out a release schedule of the films acquired by their new $1 Billion company. As this is the Weinsteins, history has shown us that... More »
  
 
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