Andrew Mack
Associate Editor, News; Toronto, Canada

Andrew has been writing for TwitchFilm from day one, many, many years ago. He is also a programmer for the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival and uncle to two amazing nephews.

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Our First Look At Washington, Pratt and Co.

USA Today has our first look at Antoine Fuqua's remake of The Magnificent Seven.  You got your Denzel Washington going Full-Yul, all in black. As a fellow Man of the Beard I’m liking D’Onofrio’s look. And the film has added... More »
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CLOWN: Horror Flick From COP CAR's Jon Watt In Cinemas This June

The Eli Roth-produced horror flick Clown is coming to U.S. cinemas and on demand at Starz Digital on June 17. Clown is a story of a loving father who dons a clown outfit and makeup to perform at his son's... More »
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Stranger With My Face 2016: Festival Announces New Mentoring Initiative THE ATTIC LAB

Tremendous things happen in the world of fantastic/genre cinema. Not only do the weird and wonderful, the frightening and inspiring, and the sick and depraved co-exist but I do not believe that any other film genre (grouping all of this... More »
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Watch The First Trailer For French Horror Flick THERAPY

French filmmaker Nathan Ambrosioni created a bit of a stir when his debut feature film Hostile screened in Le Marché du Film at Cannes last year. You see, when the filmed screened at the Market the first time director was... More »
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Cannes And Fantasia's Frontières Join Forces Again. For Good, Possibly Evil

Our friends at the Frontières Int'l Co-production Market have just come off of a successful Spring market in Brussels and the good news just keeps on coming. Variety reported this morning that the Co-production market that started at the Fantasia... More »
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FAST 8: Iceland Is On Fire In BTS Pics!

Icelandic site Visir posted some behind the scenes shots from Fast 8 today. The film was shooting on a frozen lake yesterday and will move to Arkansas soon.  You got your Subaru, a decked out Charger, a Rally Fighter. And... More »
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We Have The Key Art Premiere For Mike Mendez's Thriller THE LAST HEIST

TwitchFilm has the key art premiere for Mike Mendez's (Big Ass Spider and Tales of Halloween) upcoming thriller The Last Heist. XLrator Media is releasing the flick in U.S. cinemas and on VOD and iTunes on June 17th. A bank... More »
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GREEN ROOM's Jeremy Saulnier To Direct Spy Thriller DEFECTION

The Tracking Board is reporting that Jeremy Saulnier, director of TwitchFilm faves Blue Ruin and Green Room, will be directing Defection for 20th Century Fox, from a screenplay by Ken Nolan. This marks the director's first foray into big studio... More »
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FRONTIÈRES@BRUSSELS: AMSTERDAM GOTHIC Strikes First Co-Production Deal Of The Market

As the Frontières Co-Production Market, Brussels Edition, wraps up tonight in Brussels the first co-production deal has been announced. Chris W. Mitchell, writer of Frankenstein's Army and the upcoming horror flick The Windmill Massacre, had a new project at the... More »
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THE FORTRESS: Universal Picks Up New Project From GOODNIGHT MOMMY Duo

THR is reporting that Universal have picked up The Fortress, a pitch from the Goodnight Mommy duo, Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz.    Plot particulars are being kept under wraps but the report says that, "the story centers on a... More »
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Unearthed Films Picks Up Giallo Flick FRANCESCA For North America

Unearthed Films has picked up the U.S. rights for the Argentinian Giallo film Francesca. The indie distributor has a history of picking up extreme horror films and also distributes horror books and metal music as well.  A quick scanover of... More »
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Check Out The Trailer And Poster For Horror Flick THE OFFERING

Kelvin Tong's horror flick The Offering will be out in U.S. cinemas and on VOD on May 6th via Momentum Pictures. A new poster and the trailer have been passed along to us. You can watch the trailer below.  When... More »
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DIRK GENTLY: JUPITER ASCENDING's Samuel Barnett Cast In Title Role?

Deadline is reporting that Jupiter Ascending star Samuel Barnett has been cast in the titular role of BBC America's Dirk Gentley series. The British actor joins Elijah Wood in the series to be written by Max Landis (Chronicle and American... More »
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GREEN ROOM's Mark Webber, Rachel Hurd-Wood And Lorant Deutsch Join Dante's LABIRINTUS

Variety is reporting that Green Room's Mark Webber, Rachel Hurd-Wood from An American Haunting and French actor Lorant Deutsch will lead the cast of Joe Dante's upcoming chiller Labirinthus.   “Labirintus” tells the story of a paranormal investigator (Webber), psychiatric... More »
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PARADOX: Watch Zoe Bell In This Clip From Michael Hurst's Time Travel Flick

We have an exclusive clip from upcoming time travel flick Paradox to share with you today.    Written and directed by Michael Hurst (Room 6, The Darkroom) the sci-fi thriller stars Zoë Bell (The Hateful Eight, Death Proof) and Malik... More »
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PANDEMIC: Watch An Exclusive Clip From John Suits' Virus Outbreak Flick

Pandemic, the latest flick from John Suits, director of The Scribbler, comes out in U.S. cinemas this Friday, April 1st (no joke) and then on VOD and iTunes on April 5th. TwitchFilm has an exclusive clip to share with you... More »
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Stranger With My Face Announces 2016 Lineup

Make your way to Hobart, Australia halfway through April if you want to see a great lineup of films directed by women (and one dude). The Stranger With My Face Film Festival has just announced its lineup for this year... More »
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Exclusive: Theatrical Poster Premiere For THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY

TwitchFilm has your first look at the theatrical poster for Pearry Teo's upcoming fantasy flick The Curse of Sleeping Beauty.    "The Curse of Sleeping Beauty" is an entirely new, dark vision of the classic Brothers Grimm adventure. Thomas Kaiser... More »
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Happy Easter From Luchagore Productions!

Hey parents!  Looking to curtail your children's consumption of Easter candy and chocolate? Show them this. It is A Luchagore Easter, the newest holiday short from the crazy kids of Luchagore Productions (El Gigante and A Luchagore Christmas).  Then tell your... More »
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REGRESSION: Out On Bluray/DVD/VOD May 10th

Just a quick note to those of you who either love the tactile pleasure of unwrapping a Blu or a DVD, or that Alejandro Amenábar’s thriller Regression simply did not make its way to a cinema near you, it will be... More »
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