Slamdance 2015 Review: THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE, DIY Terror At Its Very Best

It begins in the dark hollows of your mind. But you can feel it in your heart. Pumping through your veins. The notion that something is wrong. That the world is wrong. That reality is not what it seems. That... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

THE BABADOOK And PREDESTINATION Win Big At Australia's AACTAs

Two festival and fantastic film favorites from last year, Jennifer Kent's The Babadook and The Spierig Brothers' Predestination, took home a bit of hardware at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts. Jennifer Kent's The Babadook took home the top... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Sundance 2015 Review: THE OVERNIGHT Goes There

It's so incredibly tempting to reveal all the bizarre places Patrick Brice's new film, The Overnight, takes its audiences, who, if they're anything like this viewer, will likely watch the film with mouths gleefully agape.The film opens in the bedroom... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

Review: GIRLHOOD, Social Realism With An Edge

Girlhood (Bande des Filles) quite literally kicks off to a running start. In the first second in the very first shot, a rush of decked-out football players come hurtling head-on directly at the camera. Backed by thumping, synth-heavy electropop, we... More »
By Ben Croll   
  

Watch Sean Connery In Sidney Lumet's THE OFFENCE. Coming To Masters Of Cinema In April.

In their efforts to woo Sean Connery back to play James Bond one more time in Diamonds Are Forever, United Artists agreed to green-light two projects of the Scotsman's choosing, no questions asked. The first of those was The Offence,... More »
By James Marsh   
  

With Albert Shin's IN HER PLACE Has The Next Great Korean Drama Come From ... Canada? Watch The Theatrical Trailer Now!

A selection of the Toronto International Film Festival and the San Sebastian Film Festival, Albert Shin's In Her Place feels very much like a film dislocated in both time in place - and fascinatingly so. A Canadian production now up... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Rotterdam 2015: REALITY, Not Just Another Headscratcher By Dupieux

French DJ-cum-filmmaker Quentin Dupieux, aka Mr.Oizo, invaded the cinema landscape rather abruptly through his Dadaistic effort Rubber, following a killing tire in a twisted slasher formula. The comic element aside, Dupieux knew what he was up to since the first minute,... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Rotterdam 2015 Review: A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE, A Masterpiece

Only a few living directors have achieved status in world cinema as Roy Andersson did. Calling him a cult director seems like a huge understatement, even though we are talking about a rather narrow body of work consisting of three features... More »
By Martin Kudlac   
  

Slamdance 2015 Review: CONCRETE LOVE, An Intimate, Immaculate Look At A Family Of Architects

We all wish to be immortalized in some way. To be remembered for something extraordinary or meaningful. Most of us will be remembered by the way we loved, who we loved and how we loved. It is what we do... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

NIGHT OF THE RAT: Watch This Exclusive Clip From The Spanish Thriller

The Spanish thriller Night of the Rat (La Noche Del Ratón) will have its World Premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on January 30th. Night of the Rat is the feature debut of David R. Lasoda. TwitchFilm has an... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

TURBO KID: In This Clip, The Fate Of The World In His Hands

So you missed the World Premiere of Turbo Kid at Sundance Monday night. Then there was another screening on Tuesday night but, BUT! do not fret, there are still two more screenings on Thursday and Saturday! There is a wait list for Thursday... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Sundance 2015 Review: H. Explores The Strange Dissonance Of Coupling

There's something strange in the waters of Troy, New York. Something life-changing in the skies. Some of us can see it, some of us can hear it. Some of us will wander into the woods to find it, leaving our... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Sundance 2015 Review: HELLIONS, A Monstrous Misstep

Hellions, Journeyman director Bruce McDonald's first foray into horror since 2008's slow-cooker Pontypool, is a maelstorm of horror traditions and tropes, good and bad alike. While the film is never boring for its constant barrage of evocative imagery, cacophonous score... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Be Who You Want To Be, But Only For 12 Hours A Day In Scifi Short REALITY+

Imagine you could see yourself however you wanted - all of your imperfections, everything about your physical appearance that you dislike instantly removed and replaced by the idealized version of yourself. And imagine that you could project that perfect you... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch TUYUL: PART 1 Official Teaser Trailer

Tuyul is one of the most well known mythical spirits in Indonesia. Tuyul takes the form of a child, but cute it is not, and judging from the teaser trailer below, this first part of a trilogy based on... More »
By William Chandra   
  

Turkish Horror Goes For The Big Jumps In HELAK: KAYIP KOY Trailer

Subtle? I don't think anybody will be saying that about writer-director Özgür Bakar's upcoming Turkish horror film Helak: Kayip Koy. From pictures flying off walls to rivers full of floating corpses to assorted spirits getting up close and personal there... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Things Go Bump In The Trailer For James Lee's SUNTI @ FACEBOOK

It was all the way back in December of 2012 that Twitch wrote about prolific Malaysian director James Lee wrapping principal photography on his teen horror film Sunti @ Facebook. We posted a gallery of behind the scenes shots at... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The International Trailer For RUBBER Director's REALITE!

Whether you love him or hate him there's no arguing the fact that there's simply nobody else quite like Rubber and Wrong director Quentin Dupieux these days. The musician turned director has been baffling and / or delighting audiences around... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: TIMBUKTU, Dreamy, Harrowing, And Rewarding

It's to the credit of Malian (by-way-of Mauritania) director Abderrahmane Sissako that he manages at times to make even the most horrifying of human behaviour still, in some ways, darkly funny. Timbuktu is a story as desiccated as the landscape... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

RYUZO AND THE SEVEN HENCHMEN: Full Trailer For Kitano's Geriatric Gangster Comedy

Having spent a lifetime garnering international fame for his violent gangster cinema, Kitano Takeshi is getting old. This fact is clearly not lost on the veteran prankster as the comedian turned criminal auteur - never shy about laying on the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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