Tag "comedy"

Possibly The Most Low Risk, Low Reward Heist Film Ever In Dutch Comedy HALLO BUNGALOW

It would appear the protagonists of Anne de Clercq's upcoming Dutch comedy Hallo Bungalow believe in managing expectations. Having grown up in the trailer park - technically a vacation bungalow complex, but it's the local equivalent - where they now... More »
By Todd Brown   

Kudo Kankuro Rocks Out In Hell But Is TOO YOUNG TO DIE!

Writer-director-actor Kudo Kankuro is an enormous favorite here at Twitch, the prodigious talent delivering a seemingly non stop string of high end oddity throughout his career. As a writer he's delivered the screenplays for cult hits Go, Ping Pong, Zebraman... More »
By Todd Brown   

Forget About Bond, It's SPY TIME!

There's a long - and sometimes pretty fantastic - history of James Bond inspired comedies around the globe and while the OSS 117 films have long been held as the best of the lot to come out of Europe they... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch The Trailer For Quirky Argentine Comedy HORTENSIA

There's a little bit of Jared Hess and Wes Anderson in the DNA of Diego Lublinsky and Alvaro Urtizberea's quirky comedy Hortensia. The story of a shoe obsessed young woman looking to subsume her grief with a new boyfriend following... More »
By Todd Brown   

Peter Stormare Is A SWEDISH DICK

A healthy Twitch thumbs up to producer and showrunner Peter Settman who clearly knows his way around a title along with cult hero character actor Peter Stormare, who always seems to embrace the chance to be the butt of the... More »
By Todd Brown   

Praise Jobs! Tom Green Stars In The First Footage From IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE

With production now well under way the team behind upcoming scifi comedy Iron Sky: The Coming Race have opted to show off a little bit of their new baby with a pre-teaser hot from the set and featuring Canadian comedian... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch The Teaser For Mitani Koki's Box Office Topping SciFi Comedy GALAXY TURNPIKE

We are long time fans of Japanese writer-director Mitani Koki around these parts thanks to a long run of incredibly high end comedies, films that jump through multiple genres while maintaining Mitani's distinct voice and a comedy style that borrows... More »
By Todd Brown   

Warsaw 2015 Interview: Kenny Riches on Off-Kilter Comedy THE STRONGEST MAN

Quirky indie comedy The Strongest Man by Kenny Riches has been traveling the world since its Sundance world premiere and recently visited Europe Poland's capital city where the film competed in the first and second film section. The titular protagonist, Cuban... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

DAD'S ARMY: The Classic Comedy Moves To The Big Screen With A Stellar Collection Of UK Talent

Classic UK sitcom Dad's Army is headed to the big screen with a new feature film adaptation directed by Oliver Parker. Blessed with an amazing cast of UK talents - Catherine Zeta Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, and Toby Jones... More »
By Todd Brown   

IRON SKY 2 Begins Production, Begins Sale Of Premiere Tickets!

Well, here's something a little different. Scifi comedy Iron Sky: The Coming Race launches principal photography today and, after running into issues coordinating international release dates with the first Iron Sky, producers are opting to mobilize their massive international fan... More »
By Todd Brown   

KLOWN FOREVER Picked Up For U.S. By Drafthouse Films

As announced by Tim League at Fantastic Fest last night, Drafthouse Films has acquired the Danish comedy Klown Forever for U.S. distribution. The company also distributed the original Klown several years ago as well as the Danish television series of... More »
By Peter Martin   

THE GLORIOUS WORKS OF G.F. ZWAEN: Watch The Trailer For PLAN C Director's Latest

Dutch writer-director Max Porcelijn has become a great favorite here at Twitch, his blend of dark humor, rich characters and sly subversion of genre principles inviting comparison to the likes of the Coen Brothers. His debut feature, Plan C, won... More »
By Todd Brown   

Review: AMERICAN ULTRA, Ultra Violent Yet Ultra Forgettable

We've seen a lot of Americans at the movies in the past decade or so. American Beauty, American Sniper, American Gangster, American Movie, American Hardcore, American Pie - the list goes on and on. It's been a veritable melting pot... More »
By Jim Tudor   

Review: JOURNEY TO ROME, Imaginary Embroidery Reigns Over Spiritual Comedy

One of the most common mistakes of filmmaking neophytes is an adamant effort to ram a wagon of ideas into their first outing even at the cost of crippling the final result. The credo, 'I am doing a big film... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

Review: THE GREEDY TIFFANY, A Feat In Czech Genre Production

Genre production does not really thrive in Czech Republic. The contrary seems to be the case, and it appears to be rather an endangered species. This year saw the release of two horror films of the same breed (found footage). While... More »
By Martin Kudlac   

MY BIG NIGHT: Watch The Trailer For De La Iglesia's Latest!

Spain's manic cinematic master, Alex de la Iglesia, returns with what promises to be an anarchic, madcap comedy in My Big Night (Mi Gran Noche) and with the film freshly announced to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival the... More »
By Todd Brown   

I'M YOU, DICKHEAD: Watch The Time Looping Comedy Short

Men will do ridiculous things to get laid, a fact that Australia's Lucas Testro plays to great effect in his hilarious scifi comedy short film, I'm You, Dickhead. Having trouble getting some in the present? No problem, just travel back... More »
By Todd Brown   

POPOZ: New Kid Huub Smit Stars In The Dutch Cop Comedy

You could call Dutch cop comedy Popoz a regional response to the Jump Street films and not be too far off, though I have a hunch you'd be selling it just a touch short by doing so. Directed by Martijn... More »
By Todd Brown   

Review: SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE, An Absolute Delight

Aardman Studios return to the big screen in cracking form with another rip-roaring roller coaster of action, smart humour and lovable characters. Shaun The Sheep Movie promises to delight fans of all ages, and long-time aficionados of the studio's signature... More »
By James Marsh   

Watch The Ultra Slick Trailer For Malaysian Action POLIS EVO

Malaysia has been steadily upping their game when it comes to action films in recent years with a strong of glossy, high budget efforts making big waves at the local box office. And I think it's fair to say that... More »
By Todd Brown   
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