Men With Axes. Men With Gasoline. Men With Guns. They're All In The Trailer For Gritty Polish Crime Thriller PITBULL: NOWE PORZĄDKI

It's very much a man's world in the trailer for upcoming Polish crime thriller Pitbull: Nowe Porzadki with the only females present being corpses, kidnapped, strippers or speaking very fast in concerned tones. The men, however? They get the hair... More »
By Todd Brown   

Black Nights 2015 Review: DON'T LOOK AT ME THAT WAY Asks Much, Answers Little

Most stories are about love: falling in love, falling out of love, betrayal, passion, death. And often, there is a good lover and a bad lover, or at least, someone with whom the audience is supposed to share perspective. But... More »

Los Cabos 2015 Review: YOU'LL KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH ME (SABRÁS QUÉ HACER CONMIGO), The Mysteries Of Men And Women

Nicolás thinks it's love at first sight. Emerging from an appointment with his doctor, Nicolás (Pablo Derqui) sees a lovely woman at a hospital. Their eyes meet, and the attraction is instantaneous and mutual. They exchange light banter, and Nicolás... More »
By Peter Martin   

Trailer for Spike Lee's CHI-RAQ

I'm a huge fan of Greek tragedy, and I remain a fan of Spike Lee, despite some recent missteps in a few films. His latest, Chi-Raq, will be released in the US on December 4th, and it looks pretty awesome,... More »

Australian Release Of THE EDITOR Boasts Some Juicy Exclusives

The Editor, the absurdist giallo homage from Astron 6 - the Canadian troupe behind Manborg and Father's Day - hits DVD and Blu-ray in Australia today, courtesy of Monster Pictures. The releases look positively stacked, with a host of exclusive... More »
By James Marsh   

Cap's "Perfect Teeth" A Threat In First CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Trailer

One of the most popular Marvel storylines in recent years, Civil War, inevitably works its way into the MCU under the Captain America banner, as the superheroes split off and take sides against each other when forced to declare their... More »
By James Marsh   

Blu-ray Review: Finally, THE APU TRILOGY Receives The Attention It Deserves

I've been writing about Indian cinema for a little over five years now. I've been a fan of Indian cinema for right around ten years. Yet, until a couple of weeks ago, I had never seen any of the films... More »
By J Hurtado   

Get Ready, INVADERS Is Invading Your Screen!

Ah, American Thanksgiving, a time for reflection, expressions of gratitude, and two inept home burglars. Jason Kupfer's short Invaders has played at more than 100 festivals over the past year (including Fantastic Fest, FrightFest, Morbido, and Beyond Fest), and rightly... More »

Teaser Arrives For Russian Disaster Picture ICEBREAKER

It was just a couple years back that Russian disaster picture Metro caught our eye here at Twitch, a slickly produced tale of mass flooding spreading chaos through the Moscow subway system. And now the team behind that film is... More »
By Todd Brown   

BELGICA: Watch The Trailer For MISFORTUNATES Helmer's Latest

When it comes to stories of families on the fringes, it's hard to do it better than Belgian director Felix van Groeningen. The writer-director won huge acclaim around the world for previous efforts The Misfortunates and Broken Circle Breakdown and... More »
By Todd Brown   

0.5 MM Edges Out Competition in Five Flavours

Last Friday, the 9th edition of the Five Flavours Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland ended with a screening of Sono Sion's Love and Peace and the announcement of the People's Jury Awards. Coming up on top was the widely praised... More »
By Pierce Conran   

Interview: Talking About Hitchcock, Showers, And Melons with 78/52 Director Alexandre O. Philippe

I met 78/52 director Alexander Philippe at the rooftop bar at our hotel in Puebla the night before the opening ceremony of Morbido. As festivals go if you do not know who someone is you ask if they have a... More »
By Andrew Mack   


To celebrate the Australian release of Spooks: The Greater Good on home video, Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE copies of the film on DVD!When charismatic terrorist Adem Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Werner Herzog Announces First German Rogue Film School

Everyone's favorite cinematic curmudgeon, Werner Herzog, has announced that he's bringing his rogue film school teachings to Munich. Lucky attendees can learn what that means if they are one of the selected few; 65 students maximum will be admitted. And... More »

Black Nights 2015 Review: UNDER THE SUN, A Peek At North Korean Propaganda

For much of the world, North Korea is an enigma. What little we know of it comes either from those who have escaped (who do not tend to paint a pretty picture) or what little information comes from the country... More »

A(R)MEN: Watch The New Short Film From DEAD SNOW Effects Supervisor

Though you may not know Steinar Kaarstein by name there's a fighting chance you're familiar with his work if you've been keeping tabs on the recent wave of Scandinavian genre film. The VFX supervisor for both Dead Snow films, Kaarstein... More »
By Todd Brown   

THE LURE Trailer Delivers Mermaids And Strippers In 1980s Warsaw

Well, now. If director Agnieszka Smoczyńska is to be believed it would appear that things in 1980s Warsaw were a fair bit more colorful and a whole lot stranger than we might have expected looking in from the outside.Smoczyńska's feature... More »
By Todd Brown   

"Nobuhiko Obayashi: A Retrospective": 5 Highlights From a Fantastic Oeuvre

"Nobuhiko Obayashi: A Retrospective," screening at Japan Society through December 5, offers a long-overdue (re)introduction to a fascinating and innovative filmmaker, one of the few of his generation still active. He's best known for his 1977 cult classic House, but... More »

Kevin Smith And Rob Zombie Headline Sundance Midnight Lineup

Sundance have announced the nine films that will make up their Midnight At Park City lineup at the 2016 edition of the festival, a US-centric list that mixes established names such as Kevin Smith and Rob Zombie, with young up... More »
By Todd Brown   

Review: KEEPER OF DARKNESS Exorcises Nick Cheung's Directorial Demons

While remaining committed to the horror genre, Nick Cheung's second outing as director is a huge improvement on 2013's Hungry Ghost Ritual. Again casting himself in the lead, Cheung this time leaves writing duties to Yeung Sin Ling (Inner Senses,... More »
By James Marsh   
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