Andrew Mack
Contributing Writer; Toronto, Canada

In the beginning Todd created Twitch. And it was good. Todd said it would draw in hot chicks. I am still waiting. So then I told him I would stick around for the free stuff. That has also not born good fruit. I am one of the Feature Films programmers for the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival (Formerly Dark Bridges).

Fox And Marvel Set Early 2016 Release Date For DEADPOOL Film

Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Studios have set a date for the too-long coming Deadpool film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And it is just in time for Valentine's Day, kids! Mark February 12, 2016 off on your calendars and start striking... More »
  

New Trailer For KUNG FU JUNGLE And A Wang Baoqiang Featurette

We have a couple of treats for you from the upcoming Donnie Yen flick Kung Fu Jungle, directed by Teddy Chan. We have a new trailer, as well as a featurette with Wang Baoqiang. Both are impressive in their own right... More »
  

Udo Kier Joins Jury For Viewster Online Film Fest #3

If you submitted your film to the third annual Viewster Online Film Fest (#VOFF), then watch out! Cult film icon Udo Kier is going to judge you! The third annual festival began last Friday and will continue through September 25. This year's... More »
  

INDEX ZERO: Watch The Teaser Trailers For A Humanist Sci-Fi Film

Italian filmmaker Lorenzo Sportiello is making his feature film debut with a character driven science fiction film called Index Zero. Sportiello released a second teaser the other day. We have a bit of catching up to do so we have... More »
  

THE DEAD LANDS: Magnet Releasing Snatches NA Rights For Kiwi Flick

The North American rights for the Kiwi action flick The Dead Lands have been picked up by Magnet Releasing, according to Deadline. There are plans for a theatrical release next year, although no date has been set yet. The deal was negotiated... More »
  

The Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, Joins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES

Matt Smith, who rose to fame as the eleventh Doctor in Doctor Who, is joining the cast of Burr Steers' adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, according to  The Hollywood Reporter. He joins a cast already filled with Lily James (Downtown Abby),... More »
  

Adam Wingard And Simon Barrett Will Remake Kim Jee-woon's I SAW THE DEVIL

Sure. The news about this came out yesterday, via The Wrap but if there is one readership that would have informed, if not passionate, opinions about this, it would have to be the Twitch readers. Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett, the... More »
  

AI WEIWEI THE FAKE CASE: Out Now On VOD

Danish director Andreas Johnsen's documentary Ai Weiwei The Fake Case follows the acclaimed Chinese artist from his release after an 81-day internment, through his house arrest, and his fight against trumped up tax fraud charges by the Chinese Government. The... More »
  

Giveaway: Win This Vinyl Edition Of The TAKE ME TO THE RIVER OST

See that purdy vinyl record spinning above? That my friends could be yours. It is the soundtrack from the Memphis music documentary Take Me To The River and we have one LP to give away. Because this item is one of... More »
  

Mayhem 2014: Full Lineup Reveals Chainsaws In Texas, Haunted Houses And Vampires

Oh, what a week of Mayhem lies ahead for the folks in Nottingham, England! The Mayhem Film Festival, or Mayhem X to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, runs from October 30 through November 2. We have already reported that members from Astron-6... More »
  

Crowdfund This: The Short Film PRINCE ALI Will Embrace Cultural Perspective

The dramatic short film Prince Ali would mark quite the departure of style from what we would expect of director Kevin Hamedani and screenplay writer Max Borenstein. Hamedani wrote and directed the horror flick Zombies of Mass Destruction. Borenstein wrote Godzilla.... More »
  

Crowdfund This: THE ONE & THE MANY Documents A Prison Theater Troupe In Italy

While rehabilitation programs in prisons is nothing new it is the more creative ones that catch your eye. The rehabilitation program at the maximum security prison Volterra in Italy is one program that caught the eye of filmmaker Inaya Yusuf.... More »
  

Funimation To Release COWBOY BEBOP For First Time On Blu-ray In North America

Cowboy Bebop is widely considered one of the all time great anime series, ever. And Funimation will release the complete series, fully remastered on Blu-ray, on December 16! You can sign up over at Funimation and be among the first... More »
  

Festival Do Rio 2014: SPRING, TOKYO TRIBE And OVER YOUR DEAD BODY In Midnight Lineup

If you happen to find yourself at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival between September 24 and October 8, you might want to check out their Midnight lineup. It is chock -- chock I tells ya! -- full of... More »
  

Keanu's Back In The Slick, Action-Packed Trailer For JOHN WICK

Someone has killed his dog! Bitches. Must. Pay. The Fantastic Fest Gala Screening of John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves, directed by stuntmen Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, is just around the corner. Production company Lionsgate dropped the first trailer today, in... More »
  

Z NATION Starts Tonight On SyFy And Space

Three years after a zombie outbreak, Lt. Mark Hammond is escorting Murphy from New York to a lab in California. They come across a commune run by former reservist Charles Garnett. Hammond recruits Garnett to take him to the next... More »
  

Ithaca 2014: First Wave, Including TIME LAPSE, KILLERS, And LATE PHASES

Our friends down in Ithaca, New York have been busy preparing for their third annual festival. Today they announced the first wave of titles and there are a lot of festival favorites in the first wave. The Ithaca crowd will get... More »
  

Fantastic Fest 2014: Final Wave Of Films Includes IT FOLLOWS, AUTOMATA And THE TRIBE

Ah Fantastic Fest. One of the epicenters of genre film and the one place where you will find the highest concentration of Twitch writers in the World for one week. Seriously, if you wanted to damage the nerve center of... More »
  

Mayhem Film Festival Unveils Teen Mayhem And Mayhem Certificate X Programs

As part of their ten years anniversary the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham, England is pulling out all the stops to celebrate. In the days leading up to the festival there are two new programs which we mentioned before, Teen... More »
  

TUSK Fans In Los Angeles, Start Making Up Diseases, Because...

Here is something you do not write up about every day. Unless you write for High Times; then I guess you would write about this every day. Or, you just really, really like the subject matter. I digress! Moving on! Kevin... More »
  
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