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Have Your Say: The Best Story Ever Worth Adapting To Film From A Videogame

Adaptations are often vilified, but few as much as videogame adaptations. On paper such adaptations may seem to make sense: both videogames and movies are highly visual media, and both often have a narrative guiding the viewer. So where's the... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

TEN: THE SECRET MISSION Turns Bikini Models Badass In New International Trailer

The fight against international terrorism has a new weapon in Helfi Kardit's Ten: The Secret Mission. Or, rather, it has ten of them in the form of the ten models recruited by a secret government organization to become an anti-terror... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

DÉDALO: Watch The Portuguese Sci-Fi Short, A Love Letter To 1979

Now that Jerónimo Rocha's sci-fi horror short film Dédalo has completed it's festival run (30 international festivals all over the world and broadcasted on national television on 3 different channels) it is time to share it with the masses. My... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Screamfest 2016: Festival Announces Dates And Names Lydia Hearst Festival Ambasador

International horror filmmakers, the day is drawing near for one of the premiere horror film festivals in the U.S. Screamfest is happening in L.A. in an excellent time slot, leading right up to Halloween. The festival is taking submissions up... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

John Carpenter Returning To HALLOWEEN Franchise

Hot on the heels of Guillermo Del Toro`s tweetstorm about horror filmmaker John Carpenter this past weekend comes news last night that Carpenter will executive produce a new Halloween flick with Blumhouse and Miramax. "Thirty-eight years after the original Halloween... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Have Your Say: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee or Peter Cushing?

We're nearing that time of the year again, at the end of May, when we get to celebrate the birthdays of three of the biggest legends horror cinema has ever known. I'm talking of course about Vincent Price, Christopher Lee... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Refn Completes Horror Remake Trilogy With Giallo Film WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE?

With the confirmation of Maniac Cop moving forward and the addition of Witchfinder General Danish filmmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn has added the final piece to a trio of horror film remakes.   Deadline reports that Refn has added the 1972... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

The Many Faces Of Kim Basinger

This week sees the wide release of Shane Black's The Nice Guys, and as Jason Gorber says in his review it stars a great Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe. But in a supporting role, it also stars Kim Basinger! Now... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

DON'T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT 2: This Clip Strikes While The Iron Is Hot

Legless Corpse Films will release Anthony Brownrigg's Don't Look In The Basement 2 on a 2 disc special edition Blu-Ray and regular edition DVD on May 24th. We have a searing hot clip to share with you to give you... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Nic Winding Refn And Rupert Preston To Remake WITCHFINDER GENERAL

More news about Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn this morning. The director announced that he is reuniting with the UK based distributor that helped get Refn's Pusher out into the World. We are all indebted to this man, Rupert Preston. ... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Have Your Say: Who'd Make Best Movie Buddies?

This week, Shane Black's buddie-thriller The Nice Guys is premiering wide, and as Jason Gorber said in his review, the main reason to go see it is the very successful pairing-up of Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe. Their chemistry is... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Wild Bunch And Vendian Enter Production Pact With Nic Winding Refn. First Up, MANIAC COP

Deadline is reporting that production companies Wild Bunch and Vendian Entertainment have entered into a first-look deal with Danish director auteur Nicolas Winding Refn. This gives the two companies the first chance over anyone else to finance projects with Refn's... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Introducing The Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival, Now Taking Submissions For Inaugural Fest

If you live in Philadelphia or anywhere in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. and are looking for a genre film festival to get your kicks at then may we direct you towards the Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival?  PUFF is... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Raven Banner Entertainment Lands Worldwide Sales Rights For Finland's First Superhero Flick, RENDEL

News out of the market at Cannes is that local lads Raven Banner Entertainment have landed the worldwide sales rights for Finland's first superhero movie. Rendel. The trailer has been out for a while and you may have a look... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Crowdfund This: ORIENT CITY, A Hand Drawn Samurai-Western Animation

There is just something about the combinations of the western and samurai film genres that can produce some real movie magic. They have complemented each other over the decades and history is rife with great examples of influences (Seven Samurai... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Horror Heavy Lineup For 2016 Chicago Critics Film Festival

Watching something grow into what you always believed it could be is joyful stuff. I've had my experience doing just that with events before. The communal aspect of events makes them different than writing, which is normally pretty solitary, even... More »
By Dave Canfield   
  

INTERCHANGE: The Colors And Feathers Dazzle In First Trailer For Dain Said's Supernatural Noir

It was only the beginning of the month that we shared some stills from Dain Said's upcoming supernatural noir Interchange. Lo and behold the film is at the market in Cannes and we have a teaser trailer to share with... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Six New Sci-fi, Action And Thriller Films In Deal Between Minds Eye, Bridgegate and VMI

Minds Eye Entertainment, the studio that brought us Paul Solet's Grace, Pascal Laugier's Tall Man, and the recent Western flick Forsaken starring Kiefer and Donald Sutherland, has entered into a production pact with Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide. The first... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Unobstructed View Is Bringing Arrow Video Releases To Canada!

This is tremendous news for Canadian cult film fans.   Arrow Video, one of the premiere home video distributors from the UK, and Canadian distributor Unobstructed View have formed a partnership that will see Arrow releases on our store shelves... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Frontières@Fantasia: Fantasia Alumni Return, First Wave Of Market Titles Announced

The countdown is on as the Fantasia International Film Festival approaches this July and the Frontieres Co-production Market is always a highlight for us at TwitchFilm. As the co-production market continues to grow in size and it’s influence can be... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  
 
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