Toronto 2015: Meghna Gulzar's TALVAR Trailer Opens Old Wounds

Among the films listed in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival is Meghna Gulzar's third directorial effort, Talvar (Guilty is the English title, though not a translation). This film explores one of India's most notorious... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Trailer For New Czech-Slovak Film WILSON CITY Promises Black Comedy And Genre Pastiche

New Czech-Slovak film Wilson City has an English subbed trailer that promises a comedic genre romp come its domestic release in October. Originally based on a story by Slovak writer Michal Hvorecký, "The Worst Crime in Wilson City", dubbed... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Check Out The Super Stylish Trailer For DOUBLE BARREL

Here at Twitch we try to cover films from as many regions as possible, but I will admit that the bulk of our Indian film coverage goes toward the three biggest Industries: Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu language films. Once in... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Crowdfund This: TAXIDERMIA Director Finishes New Project, Needs Some Pushing

Hungarian award-winning cult director György Pálfi is preparing a new feature, For Ever, and needs some financial backing for the post-production phase. Principal photography is mainly over and the footage will be soon hurled into the editing room. Pálfi is asking... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Akshay Kumar Returns In SINGH IS BLIING Trailer; Nonsense Ensues

Back in 2008, Akshay Kumar set the Indian box office on fire with Singh Is Kinng. That film introduced filmgoers to Akshay's Harpreet Singh, a guileless Sikh do-gooder who gets caught up in mafia shenanigans. It also featured Akshay rapping... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

MSG 2 Trailer Is The Most Astonishing Thing You'll See Today

Meet Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, one of India's most notorious "god men", a distinction reserved largely for religious charlatans. You may remember SGRRSJI as the man whose first film, MSG: Messenger of God, took down the entire Central... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Mamoru Oshii's GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID Acquired By ARC Entertainment For North America

Arc Entertainment have acquired the North American rights for Mamoru Oshii's action sci-fi thriller Garm Wars: The Last Druid. They plan to release the film in cinemas and on VOD on October 2nd. The planet Annwn, inhabited by the Garm, is... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Spectrefest 2015: Lineup For 3rd Annual Genre Film Festival Revealed

SpectreFest, the annual genre film festival from the founders of production company SpectreVision (Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller), unveiled their lineup for their third edition. No one should be surprised that SpectreVision's Cooties, starring Wood, will make an appearance.... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Hey Canada! TURBO KID Is Riding Into A Town Near You On August 28

Turbo Kid, the Canadian cult hit and festival circuit darling, is coming to a Canadian cinema near you.The shenanigans begin on Thursday, August 27th with Raven Banner and Cineplex's Sinister Cinema series. For one night only Turbo Kid will play... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Exclusive Clip: In MEMORIES OF THE SWORD, A Master Fights Back

Our friends at Well Go USA are preparing their next assault on US cinema screens with this exclusive clip from Korean period action film, Memories of the Sword. The film, starring Lee Byung-Hun (A Bittersweet Life, G.I. Joe, I Saw... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Saskatoon Fantastic 2015: DEATHGASM And GREEN ROOM Added To Festival Lineup

The Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival is making room for two more films to its already solid lineup. This is not just my bias as a programmer for the festival. Theoretically my mom thinks this is a pretty darned cool lineup... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

CLOSE RANGE: Check Out The Key Art For The Latest Adkins/Florentine Collaboration

In independent action cinema there likely is not a combination as lethal as director Isaac Florentine and action star Scott Adkins. Their efforts on two Undisputed (Last Man Standing and Redemption) and the two Ninja (original recipe and Shadows of a Tear) films are... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Haugesund 2015: TEENAGE JESUS Wins Best Pitch At Nordic Genre Boost, Watch Teaser For Short

We heard about Teenage Jesus a few months ago, when it was announced that Marie Grahto's proposed feature project was one of seven chosen for Nordic Genre Boost, an initiative to promote and support genre films in the region. All the... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Luc Besson's VALERIAN Sets Clive Owen To Star In $180 Million Sci-Fi Spectacle

Clive Owen will star in Valerian, Luc Besson's adaptation of the French graphic novel series. He will star opposite Dane DeHaan and Cara Delavingne, according to Deadline, which also reports that the movie is budgeted at $180 million. As we reported,... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See Kurt Russell In BREAKDOWN!

Hey, Toronto! The Twitch curated RussellMania! The Legend Of Kurt Russell retrospective at the TIFF Bell Lightbox may be approaching its end but we aint done yet! Things continue this week with an August 22nd screening of Breakdown and we... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

First Ridiculously Visceral Trailer For THE WITCH

A24 was wise to snap up one of the most creepy and badass movies of the year when they bought Robert Eggers's The Witch at Sundance. Today they've released an incredibly visceral trailer for the film well ahead of its... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
  

DER BUNKER: A Very Odd Trailer For A Very Odd Film

Something weird-ass this way comes with the imminent arrival of Nikias Chryssos' debut feature Der Bunker (The Bunker). A supremely odd bit of work that had its debut at the Berlin Film Festival and is now making its way through... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Giveaway: Win The Thriller THE SURFACE On DVD

eOne is releasing Gil Cates Jr's thriller The Surface on DVD, VOD and Digital HD on September 1st. Twitchfilm can get a copy of the DVD in your hands before that. When a plane crashes in the unpredictable waters of Lake... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Natalie Portman, David Gordon Green And A Big-Ass Wave Help Round Out The Gala And Special Presentation Offerings For TIFF 2015

The Gala and Special Presentation programs are home to the biggest names - both stars and directors - at the annual Toronto International Film Festival. And with the final round of selections being freshly announced there are a whole lot... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Erik Matti, Alex Van Warmerdam, Sono Sion And Cesc Gay And More Added To TIFF With Contemporary World Cinema Announcement

Filipino helmer Erik Matti's latest crime thriller Honor Thy Father (pictured above), Sono's arthouse scifi offering The Whispering Star, Cesc Gay's Truman,  and Alex Van Warmerdam's dark hitman comedy Schneider Vs Bax are among the latest additions to the Toronto... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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