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LUTHER Returns With Trailer For New Episodes!

All due apologies to The Wire - which in this case amounts to none - but if you've not yet experienced Luther then you've not yet experienced Idris Elba at his peak powers. The UK crime series is simply one... More »
By Todd Brown   

The Makers Of 100 BLOODY ACRES Unleash Their SCARE CAMPAIGN

Australia's Cairnes Brothers won a lot of love with their debut feature, the horror comedy 100 Bloody Acres. And while their sophomore effort may not have quite so sanguine a title there's still clearly plenty of the red stuff in... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch Award Winning Short BENEATH WATER

Having completed a very lengthy festival run, Charlie Manton's award winning short film Beneath Water is now available for viewing online and is very much worth your time. Starring Call The Widwife and Wolfblood's Louisa Connolly-Burnham, this is one of... More »
By Todd Brown   

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   

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   

"I'm Sort Of The Angry Man In The Corner." Director Saeed Taji Farouky Talks TELL SPRING NOT TO COME THIS YEAR

Director Saeed Taji Farouky has turned heads around the globe with his latest effort, the Afghan war themed documentary Tell Spring Not To Come This Year which saw the director and his crew at the front lines of the ongoing... More »
By Thomas Humphrey   

Watch Anya Beyersdorf's GAYBY

When we last highlighted the work of talented Australian director Anya Beyersdorf in these pages it was with the teaser for her upcoming short film Vampir, and if that happened to whet the appetite for more of Beyersdorf's work then... More »
By Todd Brown   

Interview: Producer James Gay-Rees Discusses Chronicling A Fallen Star In AMY

Whether people like it or not, the documentary Amy does tread a very fine line. Arguably one of its key themes focuses on the star's despair at having her privacy and personal life invaded by the press, but nevertheless Amy... More »
By Thomas Humphrey   

Ninjas, Cons And A Touch Of Zen: Eureka's January Line-Up Demands All Your Cash

Eureka! Entertainment have announced a killer line-up of titles for January that should have cinephiles the world over doing dextrous backflips for joy.Two new titles will be joining the Masters of Cinema series in January, both of which are absolute... More »
By James Marsh   

Short Film, Short Review: Something Lurks Behind That Door In AGRAVOY

A lone figure stalks back and forth in a dilapidated apartment. Through peepholes he watches the woman next door engage with a new male tenant on the same floor. Jealousy boils over and the true nature of their relationship comes... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Grab Your Board And Try To Beat The TRICK METER

Someone keep producer Travis Stevens - now sporting a surgically enhanced wrist thanks to a recent skateboarding mishap - far, far away from New Zealand writer-director Simeon Duncombe's Trick Meter. Because we like Travis and we'd like to keep him... More »
By Todd Brown   


Ah, the boyband. We love to mock them but they are a cultural phenomenon not to be messed with and the Australian filmmaking team of Rita Walsh and Jessica Leski are heading deep into the heart of pre-teen darkness with... More »
By Todd Brown   

New Trailer For CRUEL SUMMER Turns Up The Intensity

UK filmmakers have made a (deserved) reputation for films that delve into social realism, particularly ones that deal with the lives of the poor and working classes (see Kenneth Loach, Mike Leigh, and Andrea Arnold, to name a few). The... More »


In yet another move proving that home screens are where it's at for ambitious projects these days, The BBC announced today that New Line Cinema and Doctor Who production company Bad Wolf will begin developing with Scholastic and author Philip... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Abertoir 2015 Boasts Impressive Asian Line-Up

Abertoir - The International Horror Festival Of Wales is one of the many such events around the world that gets an enthusiastic thumbs up from the folks here at Twitch. Taking place in Aberystwyth from 10-15 November, this year's line-up... More »
By James Marsh   

STAR WARS Doc ELSTREE 1976 Gets A Gorgeous Trailer

After bowing at the BFI London Film Festival and Sitges, Jon Spira's Star Wars documentary is now readying for a theatrical release in the UK courtesy of The Works. Elstree 1976 talks to ten of the minor players involved in... More »
By James Marsh   

What Really Happens When Girls Pillow Fight.

Violence. Violence is what happens. Or so says this sketch from Australian comedy show Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am. Check it out below.... More »
By Todd Brown   

Crowdfund This! EMO: THE MUSICAL Needs Your Money To Wipe Away Its Tears

Emos are sad. Emos in a high school musical about a conflict between doom rockers and ultra perky Christians, however, are hilarious. That's the premise of Neil Triffett's Emo: The Musical, a proposed feature film expansion of his Berlin selected... More »
By Todd Brown   

70s Rewind: FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE, In Praise Of Modest Frights

As a huge fan of 1970s cinema, it's always tempting to overpraise modestly entertaining movies. For comparison's sake to another decade, witness last week's effusive nostalgia for 1985's Back to the Future II, surely one of the most ghastly, sour... More »
By Peter Martin   

SIGHTSEERS Star Alice Lowe Begins Production On First Feature PREVENGE

Most genre film fans know British actress Alice Lowe from her amazing star turn in Ben Wheatley's Sightseers (which she also co-wrote), and also from parts in films such as Hot Fuzz and Paddington. After a successful festival run of... More »
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