Nazi Zombies Come Flying SKY SHARKS!

How do you top Nazi zombies? By having them ride undead flying sharks, of course. Yes, this actually exists. It's called Sky Sharks, it stars heavily tattooed cult fave Robert La Sardo, it's in post production right now and we've... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY, Universal Truths About Mating Rituals

Starting off with what is undoubtedly the opening credit sequence of the year, Peter Strickland's The Duke of Burgundy never ceases to surprise and delight over its 100 minutes, offering a dry but meticulous humour and rhythm. Those credits, offering... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

San Cristóbal De Las Casas 2015 Dispatch: Costa-Gavras On Charlie Hebdo, Mexico's Missing Students, And More

The San Cristóbal De Las Casas International Film Festival honored master filmmaker Costa-Gavras, who was in town for a couple of days. Gavras received the festival's highest honor, the Ámbar award, and the Cineteca Nacional medal. He also offered a one-hour... More »
  

Sitges 2015: Call For Submissions For Phonetastic Film Festival

There was a brief time where you were at a screening or your kid's current holiday recital and someone whipped out their iPad and started taking pictures. You thought, 'My. How silly is that dude?' It may not be as... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Films That Haunt: HORSEHEAD, A Potent Mix Of Dreams And Reality

Do movies haunt your consciousness? I'm not thinking so much about straight horror flicks, per se, but movies that enter your mind and continue to percolate long after you've seen them. In particular, I've been thinking about Horsehead (aka Fievre)... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Now On Blu-ray: CAMERA OBSCURA: THE WALERIAN BOROWCZYK COLLECTION Is A Stunner

Polish filmmaker/animator/artisan Walerian Borowczyk is one of cinema's great, under appreciated geniuses. While his work has been largely relegated to obscurity, its influence upon filmmakers like Terry Gilliam is undeniable. For many years, it has been a challenge to see much... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Can Evrenol Wraps BASKIN, Check The First Images Now!

Turkish director Can Evrenol has long been a favorite in these pages, his often horrific short films winning fans around the globe on the short film circuit. His most recent short effort - Baskin - is unquestionably his strongest, which... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Frontieres 2015: ON THE THRESHOLD Is First Film To Join Brussels Market

Érik Canuel's On The Threshold is the first film to be invited to participate in the The Frontières International Co-Production Market during the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival. Canuel's film will be an English-language remake of the 2003 French Canadian... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

GERMAN ANGST Trailer Delivers Love, Sex And Death

A trio of notorious German filmmakers will be bringing the shock value to the International Film Festival Rotterdam with the world premiere of German Angst, a three part anthology from Jörg Buttgereit, Andreas Marschall, and Michal Kosakowski.We've been keeping an... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

PHANTASMAGORIA: An Early Look At The Horror Anthology Trailer!

TwitchFilm has been given early access to the new international trailer for the horror anthology Phantasmagoria. It takes a minute to kick in and show some gore but it gives you a fair glance at each director's style. 3 shocking tales... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: HOSTAGE, A Youthful, Nostalgic Take On Growing Up Slovak

Recent Czech cinema has been gaining a reputation when it comes to revisiting history. Hefty award festooned mini-series-cum feature film The Burning Bush directed by renowned filmmaker Agnieszka Holland and Andrea Sedláčková´s sports drama Fair Play shaped moral heroes... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

First Trailer for NOBODY WANTS THE NIGHT: Cold Land, Warm Hearts

Isabel Coixet's new film Nobody Wants the Night will open Berlinale next month, and we have the first trailer. Starring Juliette Binoche, Gabriel Byrne and Rinko Kukuchi, it gives more information about the plot.Set in 1908, Binoche plays Josephine Peary,... More »
  

The Best Masters Of Cinema Blu-ray Releases Of 2014

We are huge fans of the Masters of Cinema series here at TwitchFilm, and their commitment to bringing masterpieces of world cinema to modern audiences in sparkling new editions. At one time viewed as simply "Criterion for the UK", MoC... More »
By James Marsh   
  

Andrzej Zulawski's COSMOS In Post Production

It's been fifteen years since Polish maverick Andrzej Zulawski last had a film on screens but that changes in 2015 with word that the director of Possession is now in post production with his latest effort, Cosmos.Based on the novel... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

A Life Of Crime Crosses Generational Lines In GLUCKAUF

When daddy arrives at the door with shotgun in hand to take his young son away you just know that things are going to go badly. How could they not? And they do, indeed, in Remy van Heugten's Gluckauf. A... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

GOODNIGHT MOMMY: Watch The International Trailer For The Arty Shocker

A huge favorite on the festival circuit, Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala's arty shocker Goodnight Mommy (Ich Seh Ich Seh) - the story of two young boys increasingly convinced that the woman who returns home from hospital is not actually... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

NYC Happenings: First Look 2015 Offers A Thrillingly Eclectic Lineup

January at first glance may not seem to have that much to offer as far as moviegoing goes, other than mostly unpromising studio comedies and thrillers, and awards-season hopefuls if you're seeking better quality. Thankfully, there are alternatives available, especially... More »
  

Review: AANMODDERFAKKER Never Gets Old

This year, one film was the surprise grand winner at the Dutch Film Festival where the Golden Calves are awarded, which basically are the Dutch Oscars. Michiel ten Horn's Aanmodderfakker won Best Film and Best Script, and its lead Gijs... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

NOBODY WANTS THE NIGHT to Open Berlinale '15

Spanish auteur Isabel Coixet's latest film, Nobody Wants the Night, will open the 65th edition of Berlinale, as well as being part of the official competition.Starring Juliette Binoche, Rinko Kukuchi, and Gabriel Byrne, little is known of the plot of... More »
  

BUDAPEST And BIRDMAN To Battle THEORY OF EVERYTHING For BAFTA - Nominations Revealed

The nominations for this year's EE British Academy Film Awards, better known as the BAFTAs, were announced this morning, and Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel scored an impressive 11 nominations, closely followed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's Birdman and James... More »
By James Marsh   
  
 
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