Crowdfund This! Quirky Canadian Comedy SONGS SHE WROTE ABOUT PEOPLE SHE KNOWS!

We were big fans of oddball Canadian indie comedy Doppelganger Paul around these parts and now writer and co-director Kris Elgstrand is in prep on his newest offering, the fabulously titled Songs She Wrote About People She Knows, and he's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFFLICTED Will Help Canada Defeat America!

Ha! This is a fun little bit of goofing around ...This weekend sees the obvious box office juggernaut that is Captain America: The Winter Soldier hit the big screen in a big way. Also hitting the screen is little Canadian... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: THE UNKNOWN KNOWN Gives A Frustratingly Accurate Portrait Of Our Image Of Donald Rumsfeld

A snow globe shaking back and forth, little white flecks - snowflakes - swirl and obfuscate whatever is in the globe. Oh my, what a loaded image. It is one of the chief ones Errol Morris employs in The Unknown... More »
  

Review: GOODBYE WORLD Waves Farewell In Fantastically Entertaining Fashion

Man has always been fascinated with the end of the world, but filmmakers seem extra intrigued recently, with World War Z, It's A Disaster, This is the End, After Earth, Oblivion, The Fifth Season, and Cloud Atlas all tackling the... More »
  

Exclusive: THE RETRIEVAL Clip Gets To The Heart Of The Matter

Now playing at Film Forum in New York, The Retrieval is a drama set during the U.S. Civil War that is charged with emotion. In my review, I endeavored to convey the mood of the piece: "The film's strengths are cumulative,... More »
  

Review: THE RETRIEVAL Quietly Takes On Loss, Life, And Hope

Chris Eska crafted the finely-honed, modern-day drama August Evening, which featured a resilient, stoic Mexican immigrant who dealt with life's challenges as they arose. The Retrieval is Eska's followup, and it's a similar, low-key, high-quality affair that etches portraits of... More »
  

NYIFF 2014 Will Open With Anurag Kashyap's UGLY, Plus More Films Unveiled

The 14th annual New York Indian Film Festival has announced its first few titles and they are, as expected, pretty damned fantastic. The festival will open with Anurag Kashyap's Ugly, a film that debuted at Cannes 2013 and has devastated audiences... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

POSEIDON REX Is Unleashed, And Bitey, In Exclusive Clip!

It was waaay back in October of 2012 that we spotted a teaser poster for the creature feature, Poseidon Rex. And it is good to know that the studio has not strayed too far from that original concept. Sure, ol'... More »
  

Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Talks NOAH and BAD WORDS

Darren Aronofsky's Noah storms our screens this weekend, and while not a total success it's still a hell of a lot better than trailers made it out to be.Also another look at Bad Words, opening this week after its appearance... More »
  

The Trailer For Kelly Reichardt's NIGHT MOVES Creates A Palpable Sense Of Paranoia

Those that have kept abreast of the American Indie scene the last 8 years or so, should know full well that Kelly Reichardt is a writer and director of considerable power, even when working in such minimalist aesthetics. While Old... More »
  

It's Official: PHANTASM RAVAGER Wraps, Gets a Teaser Trailer

Earlier this week, the teaser poster for Phantasm: Ravager -- the fifth (and what's being called the final) film in writer-director Don Coscarelli's oddball indie horror series -- was making the rounds with rumors that Coscarelli had somehow finished production on... More »
  

Review: BREATHE IN, A Heartbreaking Romance

Drake Doremus does one thing very, very well. He is a master at making the audience feel the emotions of his characters -- without relying on the typical protagonist story structure. His 2011 Sundance US Dramatic Competition-winning Like Crazy took... More »
  

Watch The Full UK Trailer For Jeremy Saulnier's BLUE RUIN

Jeremy Saulnier's stellar Blue Ruin hits UK cinemas on May 2nd and following an early teaser trailer and clip released online the full UK trailer has just arrived. And, like the earlier materials for the UK release this one is... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Crowdfund This: Brew Up Some Love For DRIP

The filmmakers behind the barista competition documentary Drip are raising funds on Kickstarter and they've put together a pretty slick trailer to let you smell what they are brewing. They've also got some interesting incentives to perk you up... More »
  

New CHEAP THRILLS Trailer Asks, "What's A Pinky Worth?"

Cheap Thrills. It was a darling of the festival circuit last year, earning high praise wherever it played, and is a favorite among the folk here at Twitch. Yes, it really is that good. It opens tomorrow night (Friday, March... More »
  

Crowdfund This! New Sci-Fi Short EIDOLON From Director Of 88:88

When Nashville based director Joey Ciccoline made his 2012 short film 88:88 he enlisted the musical stylings of Makeup and Vanity Set and used their song Never Let Go. Matt Pusti from MUVS followed up and created an entire album... More »
  

Watch The Teaser For L Gustavo Cooper's Indie Horror JUNE

Now in production with Canada's Raven Banner Entertainment, Twitch is proud to present the first trailer for L Gustavo Cooper's upcoming indie horror June. Calling back to classic titles like Firestarter with its young protagonist this one looks like the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: CHEAP THRILLS, When The Survival Instinct Gets Bloody And Funny

Class warfare comes perversely home in Cheap Thrills, a fiendish, fierce, and funny morality tale about the true value of money. It's absolutely convincing, even though it shouldn't be. The film explores the tangled relationship between the idle rich and... More »
  

Review: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE Delightfully Journeys Into The Brilliance That Might Have Been

What's the most important film never made? Is it Kubrick's Napoleon? How about Gilliam's take on Don Quijote? In his excellent sophomore feature documentary of the same name, director Frank Pavich would have you believe the answer is Jodorowsky's Dune.... More »
  

Give Jesus Your Money! The FIST OF JESUS Punching Its Way To Feature Length!

Jesus is coming and he's spreading carnage wherever he goes.Imagine, if you will, that a young Alex de la Iglesia were to remake Monty Python's The Life Of Brian. This is, in essence, what Spanish directors David Munoz and Adrian... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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