World Premiere Of Australian Film RUBEN GUTHRIE To Open Sydney Film Festival 2015

Ruben Guthrie, an Australian film about a hard-partying Sydney ad man who seeks to start a new chapter in his life, has been announced as the Opening Night Film at this year's Sydney Film Festival. It is the directorial debut... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

TIFF Kids Talk Film: SHAUN THE SHEEP

TwitchFilm's tiniest film reviewers continue their coverage of TIFF Kids Film Festival, currently happening at Toronto's Lightbox Cinema. Willem (age 12) and Miranda (age 10) delight in the slapstick sheep spectacle spinoff Shaun The Sheep, from the masters of claymation at... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

Ooooh! It's The First NSFW Trailer For Steve Oram's AAAAAAAAH!

We have been chomping at the bit here at TwitchFilm to get a look at Steve Oram's directorial feature debut, Aaaaaaaah! (that's eight "As") and now the first teaser trailer for the film has arrived.Pitched as "Romeo & Juliet meets... More »
By James Marsh   
  

TIFF Kids Talk Film: MAYA THE BEE

TwitchFilm's tiniest film reviewers will be doing tiny reviews for the TIFF Kids Film Festival currently happening at Toronto's Lightbox Cinema from April 7-19. Willem (age 12) and Miranda (age 10) kick off these video micro-reviews with the German/Australian animated 3D... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

70s Rewind: THE CARS THAT ATE PARIS, Peter Weir's Mysterious, Motorized Movie

With Furious 7 hitting theaters over the weekend and excitement building about the release of Mad Max: Fury Road next month, I was in the mood for an Australian car movie. Director James Wan, by the way, was schooled in... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Stephen Irwin Delivers More Glorious Oddity With THE OBVIOUS CHILD!

UK animator Stephen Irwin is an enormous favorite here at TwitchFilm, his work constantly spinning off into unexpected, bizarre and oftentimes grotesque territory to hilarious effect. And all of these things are very much true of his latest effort, The... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: 52 TUESDAYS, A Revelation In Storytelling

It is rare that a filmmaker's fiction debut feature is as assured, polished, and incredibly moving as Sophie Hyde's 52 Tuesdays. Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic Directing Award at Sundance 2014 (among numerous awards), not only does it tell the... More »
  

Crowdfund This! British Sci-Fi Buddy Comedy UNTIL THE DAY BREAKS

British filmmaking collective Project Trident met while working together at an arts cinema, and began making short films and screening them for each other. Over the past seven years they have accumulated a filmography of over 100 shorts, which have... More »
By James Marsh   
  

LITTLE LAMB: Watch The Trailer For Australian Gothic Thriller

Having already wowed 'em at Fantastic Fest and other festivals around the globe, Heidi Douglas' short gothic thriller Little Lamb next arrives at the Hollyshorts festival in LA on March 19th and a new trailer has been released in advance... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Richard Madden And Michael Smiley Enter GROUP B

A pair of very familiar faces enter a very different sort of world with Richard Madden (Game Of Thrones) and Michael Smiley (Luther, Kill List) taking the leads in Nick Rowland's Group B.Rally driver Shane Hunter is facing his comeback... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Opening: THESE FINAL HOURS, A Truly Great Doomsday Production

A firecracker of a production, These Final Hours is set in the Australian city of Perth on the final day before the world as we know it concludes. It is exactly what it sounds like; an intense genre exercise respecting... More »
  

First MR. HOLMES Teaser Peeks At Mystery

Ian McKellan playing Sherlock Holmes should be all the incentive you need to see Bill Condon's new film Mr. Holmes. If that and my review from Berlinale last month are still not enough, we have the first teaser for you... More »
  

Crowdfund This! Anya Beyersdorf's Creepy VAMPIR!

Get the wallets warmed up, kids, because acclaimed Australian writer-director Anya Beyersdorf is looking for a modest bit of support to bring her Vampir to life. VAMPIR is the story of Vladimir, a strange loner who lives in an old... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

New EX_MACHINA Trailer Brings Designs And Curves

When Apple's Jony Ive wanted to bring curves to computers and software, I am not sure this was the end-game. It may very well have been, but leave it to science-fiction screenwriter Alex Garland (28 Days Later, Sunshine, Never Let... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

Review: '71, A Remarkably Assured, Emotionally Powerful Debut

Yann Demange is very clearly a filmmaker who knows what sort of stories he wants to tell and how he wants to tell them, the sort who clearly knows his own skill set, how to best put it to use,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

CATCH ME DADDY: Watch The Teaser For The UK Thriller

Prolific music video director Daniel Wolfe made the sort of splash with his debut feature, Catch Me Daddy, that most can only dream of. Following a premiere in Cannes the film went on to a lengthy festival run that included... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The Trailer For Matt Lucas' POMPIDOU Will Make You Want To Stab Out Your Eyes

Hands up everyone who remembers when Matt Lucas was funny. And I don't just mean a little bit funny ... during the first couple seasons of Little Britain, Lucas was arguably one of the funniest men on the planet. But... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: PLAN 9, The Spirit Of Ed Wood Is Alive And Well

Early on in Plan 9, a character complains that a remake of Plan 9 From Outer Space is the mother of all bad ideas. And really, it's hard to think of anything that could top Ed Wood's incompetent, legendary cheesefest... More »
  

YOU'RE UGLY TOO: Watch Aidan Gillen In The Trailer For Berlin Hit

Game of Thrones actor Aidan Gillen has built quite a name for himself playing morally conflicted characters - people who clearly do more than their share of bad stuff but are still somehow not without hope - and he finds... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Exclusive: Watch The Undead Rise Again In New ZOMBIE RESURRECTION Trailer

Jesus did his share of resurrections in his short time on Earth. Then he pulled his now you see now you don't job on the Romans after his Crucifixion. But I think the zombie, known only as Messiah, in the... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
 
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