Review: NATURAL DISASTERS (Desastres Naturales), A Funny Political Film About Students And Teachers

It's not usual to find a director under the age of 25 who actually promises not only a style but also an attitude towards the filmmaking space that he inhabits. That is the case of Chilean director Bernardo Quesney, who with... More »
  

The I (ஐ) Trailer: Prepare For The Most Incredible Two Minutes Of Your Week

You've never seen anything like this.From the director of Robot comes I (ஐ), a love story wrapped in some of the most amazingly off the chart visuals I've ever seen.I don't speak Tamil, and I feel as though I've said... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: MR. TURNER, A Film That Loses Its Focus

Mike Leigh's latest offering lustfully tackles the life, work and loves of Joseph Mallord William Turner, the legendary 19th Century British artist whose landscape paintings are revered around the world. Mr. Turner is a carefully constructed film, part performance piece... More »
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

Raven Banner Wants To Rumble With Cthulhu! Tags In For PORTAL TO HELL Feature!

Well. That escalated quickly. This Canadian genre short film project just got a huge boost today. The fine lads at Raven Banner Entertainment have become so smitten with the Portal To Hell Indiegogo campaign that they have come on board to... More »
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

Book Review: BE SAND, NOT OIL - THE LIFE AND WORK OF AMOS VOGEL Or The Almost Lost Subversion In Cinema

When people attain a fascination with the medium of film they rarely choose a career in education. More often they become filmmakers, film critics (which is or at least should be some kind of education) and most often (like all... More »
  

San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Hosting Mexico's Newest Film Festival

The Mexican film industry is celebrating the new year with a new film festival. Kicking off in mid January 2015, the San Cristóbal de Las Casas International Film Festival (FICSC) is set to be the first important event of the... More »
  

Exclusive: Your First Look At Neo-Giallo Feature THE TRANSPARENT WOMAN And LGBTQ Short L'AMOUR A LA PLAGE

M International Films has given Twitch an exclusive first look at two of their new productions. We have stills from a neo-giallo feature film called The Transparent Woman, and a LGBTQ themed short film L'Amour A La Plage. The Transparent Woman,... More »
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The Riveting New Trailer For '71, Yann Demange's Troubles-Era Thriller

Yann Demange's breakout film '71 will participate in Spotlight Section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. It will open in cinemas in the U.S. on February 27th. Yahoo debuted an exclusive trailer for the thriller set during the time of... More »
  

Review: CHILDREN, A Lyrical Look At Patrimonial Relationships And Moral Crises

After Juraj Lehotský´s recent Miracle, Jaro Vojtek, another Slovak documentarian, has turned to fiction territory, debuting with the gently titled film Children. Vojtek is no stranger to the domestic audience. He rose to prominence with the documentary Here We Are... More »
  

Meeting The Criterion: Criterion Christmas #5 RIFIFI

It's a Criterion Christmas! I'll be using Meeting The Criterion as a convenient way of reminding you of many of the Criterion Collection's great releases from the past year. Whether your Criterion Collection is organized by spine number, title or... More »
  

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Tops Online Film Critics Awards

Wes Anderson's rip-roaring love letter to Lubitsch and Hitchcock, The Grand Budapest Hotel, topped this year's Online Film Critics Society Awards, which counts a number of Twitch contributors amongst its global membership. The film won awards for Best Picture, Best... More »
  

Hobbitty Twitches: Our Favorite Film Dragons

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is now in cinemas all over half the world, an will soon arrive in the other half as well. And for those who saw the end of The Hobbit: The Desolation of... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Filmmaker Justin McConnell Aims To Help You Survive The CLAPBOARD JUNGLE In New Doc

My friend Justin McConnell makes movies. He does a bevy of other things in the film industry - acquisitions, editing, post-production, festival programming, and what have you - but he really likes making movies. But because he is an independent... More »
  
 
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