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Review: CRIMSON PEAK, A Gothic Romance For The Ages

Delving into a Guillermo del Toro movie is like visiting a great museum. Superficially there's all this pretty stuff going on, with images that often startle as much as they entertain. Dig a bit deeper and there's meaning to... More »
By Jason Gorber   

Toronto 2015 Review: THE MARTIAN, A Thrilling, Entertaining Space Flick

The Martian concept is a delight, stranding an astronaut millions of kilometers from home, where he has to "science the shit" out of the situation in order to find a way back. Implicit in the concept, however, is that... More »
By Jason Gorber   

CRIMSON PEAK: Guillermo Del Torro`s Gothic Horror Gets Haunting Teaser Trailer

Here is that Guillermo Del Toro that we all fell in love with. The director is back to horror and suspense in a big way in the teaser trailer for his upcoming gothic horror film Crimson Peak. The sets are... More »
By Andrew Mack   

The Many Faces Of Jessica Chastain

This week didn't exactly see many new films premiering in North America, but among those that did is A Most Violent Year. Jim reviewed it and called it "a legitimately terrific film". And it stars Jessica Chastain, which is never... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Review: A MOST VIOLENT YEAR Slow-Burns With Quality

Lurking modestly in the fringes of film awards season, we have this: an accomplished, dignified, slow-burn of a film. A Most Violent Year is a crime film, a crumbling family drama, an unexpected character study, and an art house pot-boiler.... More »
By Jim Tudor   

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR: Watch Oscar Isaac And Jessica Chastain In First, Searing Clip

In this first clip from J.C. Chandor's drama A Most Violent Year, Jessica Chastain has something her youngest daughter found in the bushes outside her home. She wants her husband, played by Oscar Isaac, to have a look. It is... More »
By Andrew Mack   

INTERSTELLAR: The Teaser For Nolan's Latest Reaches For The Stars

With another banner year behind him, Matthew McConaughey's next big project is Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. A year out from release, what we see today is indeed a teaser. But with its somber and inspiring tone, featuring McConaughey voice over and... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Review: MAMA, A Stylishly Directed But Disappointingly Predictable Horror Film

"Once upon a time," reads the title card that kicks off Mama, a supernatural horror film by first time feature director Andy Muschietti, which is being sold under the imprimatur of a much more famous name, Guillermo del Toro, who... More »

Guillermo del Toro and Jessica Chastain on the Making of MAMA

Mama, opening in the U.S. on January 18, is a supernatural horror film that deals with two little girls rescued from the woods following their parents' death. The sisters are placed in the care of their uncle Lucas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau)... More »

Hey, DC And San Fran! Wanna See The Del Toro Produced MAMA Early, And For Free?

We here at Twitch ain't nothing but excited for Mama, the supernatural thriller starring newly-minted Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain and executive produced by that 'Pacific Rimming' ultrageek Guillermo del Toro. We wanna share that excitement with some of you, so... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Opening: ZERO DARK THIRTY Lights an Uneasy Fire in the Soul and Conscience

Instantly acclaimed as one of the year's best films when it began screening in advance of its opening several weeks ago, Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty has also been sparking controversy all over the U.S. due to its treatment --... More »
By Peter Martin   

Final Trailer For Kathryn Bigelow's ZERO DARK THIRTY

With Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty racking up awards for its performances and technical prowess along with controversy surrounding its portrayal of torture in the pursuit of Osama Bin Laden a final trailer for the picture has arrived, one which... More »
By Todd Brown