Blu-ray Review: A BLADE IN THE DARK, From 88 Films

Director Lamberto Bava is probably most famous for being the son of legendary Italian director Mario Bava. The elder Bava is one of those filmmakers whose work is ubiquitous among hardcore horror fans, but his reach beyond that is minimal. Nevertheless,... More »
By Charlie Hobbs   
  

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   
  

Crowdfund This: TAXIDERMIA Director Finishes New Project, Needs Some Pushing

Hungarian award-winning cult director György Pálfi is preparing a new feature, For Ever, and needs some financial backing for the post-production phase. Principal photography is mainly over and the footage will be soon hurled into the editing room. Pálfi is asking... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

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   
  

The Many Faces Of Gong Li

In a rather extreme example of belated distribution, Mikael Håfström's Shanghai finally arrives on North American shores. Finished and shown at festivals in 2010 already, people may wonder about the youthful appearances of its killer cast, which includes people like... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

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   
  

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 »
By Andrew Mack   
  

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 »
By Andrew Mack   
  

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   
  

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 »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Haugesund 2015: TEENAGE JESUS Wins Best Pitch At Nordic Genre Boost, Watch Teaser For Short

We heard about Teenage Jesus a few months ago, when it was announced that Marie Grahto's proposed feature project was one of seven chosen for Nordic Genre Boost, an initiative to promote and support genre films in the region. All the... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Luc Besson's VALERIAN Sets Clive Owen To Star In $180 Million Sci-Fi Spectacle

Clive Owen will star in Valerian, Luc Besson's adaptation of the French graphic novel series. He will star opposite Dane DeHaan and Cara Delavingne, according to Deadline, which also reports that the movie is budgeted at $180 million. As we reported,... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: See A Moving Biosphere in J.P. Sniadecki's THE IRON MINISTRY

Just like Leviathan and Manakamana before it, J.P. Sniadecki's The Iron Ministry is another striking sensory cinema experience. Closely associated with Havard Sensory Ethnography Lab and its esteemed Colleagues - Julien Castraing-Taylor, Verena Paravel, Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez and others, ... More »
By Dustin Chang   
  

DER BUNKER: A Very Odd Trailer For A Very Odd Film

Something weird-ass this way comes with the imminent arrival of Nikias Chryssos' debut feature Der Bunker (The Bunker). A supremely odd bit of work that had its debut at the Berlin Film Festival and is now making its way through... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Andrew Mack   
  

L'Etrange 2015 Announces Their Massive Lineup!

Heads up, French genre film fans! The L'Etrange Festival have announced their massive 2015 lineup and - true to typical form - it is chock full of goodness. And badness. And weirdness. Twitch is, once again, a media sponsor for... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

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 »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Criterion In November: THE APU TRILOGY, IN COLD BLOOD, IKIRU, And More

After a limited run in select theaters, a restored version of The Apu Trilogy is heading to Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection in November. Also due out: Richard Brooks' In Cold Blood, which seems appropriate for the season (at least... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Hey Australia! Don't Miss Madman's Massive August Giveaway!

This month, fans of Korean cinema living in Australia have more than one reason to celebrate. Firstly, Korean Film Festival In Australia (KOFFIA) has kicked off in Sydney and so you have the opportunities to watch exciting films like The... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Saskatoon Fantastic 2015: COP CAR, TURBO KID, A HARD DAY and More

The 6th Annual Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival has come out of the gate swinging with the announcement of its feature film line-up. Or should I say, come out of the gate driving like a bat out of hell. Jon Watts' sensation... More »
  
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