Scott Cooper's Out Of The Furnace hits the big screen tomorrow and we've got a massive prize pack to give away to one lucky Twitch reader! What do you get? How about a water bottle, a hoody, a 26 piece... More »
Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu is in talks to direct Warner Brothers' live-action adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic The Jungle Book. This is, indeed, a completely unexpected and bizarre move but "el Negro" Iñárritu might follow up Birdman, which... More »
The team behind the hit franchise that propelled Paul Walker to stardom have released an official tribute video to the actor, who was killed on 30 November in a horrific car accident. The video shows clips from all five Fast... More »
Warcraft, the ever popular fantasy game franchise from Blizzard Entertainment (also makers of Starcraft), has been set to come to the big screen for nigh on half a decade now thanks to the folks at Legendary Pictures. Once set to... More »
Gal Gadot, former soldier, former Miss Israel, and a recent featured player in the Fast and Furious franchise, has been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, according to Variety. It's not yet known if the... More »
We need celebrities like medieval peasants needed kings and queens. Not to rule over us or impose taxes; but to offer us a tantalizingly distant glimpse into a glittering world wholly not our own, but of a piece with our... More »
As family and friends are still grieving over the tragic death of actor Paul Walker last Saturday, Universal Studios has been placed in the uncomfortable position of deciding what to do about Fast & Furious 7. And, though it sounds... More »
Jesus cast out demons after he began his public ministry at the age of 30, according to the Bible, but did he spend his younger years as an exorcist? That's the premise of a show under consideration by The History... More »
Pardon me, that'd be The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford. A nationwide revival of Andrew Dominik's beautiful meditative western kicks off December 7th at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, NY and Twitch has... More »
Back again this week after about 12 hours of travel, only managed to make a few stumbles that I'll directly attribute to jetlag. Still, got to gush about the people of Tallinn, Estonia that hosted me for the Black... More »
It was already a good show, one of the best new broadcast TV series of the year. And then Joe Carnahan blew up The Blacklist, directing and co-writing an episode that was bloodier, more urgent, and more painful than anything... More »
While the United States is wrapped up warm celebrating Thanksgiving with its nearest and dearest - that one holiday that no one outside of America really understands or cares about - Team Twitch again casts fresh eyes over some overlooked... More »
Well, this is a damned shame: multiple sources are confirming that Fast and the Furious actor Paul Walker is dead at 40. While the details have been trickling in over the course of the evening here on the West Coast,... More »
Welcome to the first part of The Stack Holiday Gift Guide! This segment covers books that any self respecting geek would be thrilled to find under the tree. Some of them are art books of the kind that inspire filmmakers... More »
Quentin Tarantino was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno earlier this week, 20 years after his first appearance. He recalled that early nineties visit and, more interestingly, revealed the first details of his possible next film. It... More »
This episode brings us up to date with our releases through November 26. The mix of old and new is exhilarating. The absolutely breathtaking Russian Ark makes its Blu-ray debut. Hannah Arendt does as well, telling the story of the woman... More »
Some higher profile names than you might expect grace Jason Statham's latest outing as a lead. Produced and written (some time ago) by none other than Expendables stablemate Sylvester Stallone, Homefront is bolstered by an eclectic supporting cast that... More »
A girl like Katniss Everdeen has to travel a long way to become a hero - further than the Capital, or the Arena; she has to travel past the end of the world itself, into an unvarnished future iteration of... More »
The movie formerly known as Hercules 3D has been rechristened Hercules: The Legend Begins, though a brand new trailer does little to distinguish it. Kellan Lutz stars as the titular -- and taciturn, apparently -- character, the half-god, half-man whose... More »
The easiest thing to do with Spike Lee's latest work, a "don't call it a remake" of Park Chan-wook's 2003 film Oldboy, is to simply dismiss it. Know that this isn't a particularly good film, let alone a capable... More »
Is it fair play to discuss Gal Gadot's casting as Wonder Woman (announced last week for a role in Zack Snyder's untitled Batman vs. Superman project) in terms of body type? On first blush the immediate conversation around the size of Gadot's breasts seemed both crass and ridiculous. It was...
Even as it was earning the Best Animated feature accolade from the Boston Film Critics Society over the weekend, The Wind Rises continued to be dogged by the same controversy which has trailed it since its release back in Japan. Specifically, what animator Miyazaki Hayao is calling his final film...
This week's entry of New To Netflix continues with more time travel. Cinema itself is kind of a time machine, so watch as I contort this notion. Transporting us back to a time and place, or at least an idea of such. Peter Chan's sumptuous Dragon (aka Wu Xia) uses time to...
We need celebrities like medieval peasants needed kings and queens. Not to rule over us or impose taxes; but to offer us a tantalizingly distant glimpse into a glittering world wholly not our own, but of a piece with our own. The version of the universe where we won and...
Whether you're new to Italian horror master Dario Argento (Suspiria) or a seasoned fan, this excellent montage/essay put together by Belgian directing team Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet (Amer, The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears) is essential viewing. Also in today's Euro Beat, Cahiers du Cinema highlights the best...