Interview: Alê Abreu Talks About His BOY AND THE WORLD

Alê Abreu's Boy and the World is an enchanting, infectious and at times somber experience. There is no real dialogue in his film to drive the story forward, instead he uses gorgeous visual expressions and minor guttural utterances. You do not have to... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Neuchâtel 2016: Festival Debuts Poster And Announces Latin American Retrospective Program

One of Europe's premiere destinations on the film festival circuit the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival unveiled their festival poster today and announced two programs for this year's edition. Billed as the 'Swiss event for Fantastic Film, Asian Cinema and... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: BLEAK STREET, True Crime Turned Into A Visually Striking Dark Carnival

Bleak Street, the very appropriately named new film from veteran Mexican director Arturo Ripstein, is ripped from the headlines, much like the TV show "Law and Order." Inspired by the double murder of two dwarf men who were popular luchadores... More »
  

FRANCESCA: New Poster For Argentinian Giallo Flick

Francesca, the Argentinian Giallo-inspired thriller by the Onetti brothers, director Luciano and producer Nicolás, is still stalking the cinematic world looking for new victims. The film has found distribution in Germany and Spain and is still looking for North American... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

2 RABBITS Clip: Edgar Has A Plan, But First, Video Games And Porn

Afonzo Poyart's 2012 Brazilian crime film 2 Rabbits will be released on VOD and iTunes by XLrator Media on January 19th. We have been given an exclusive clip to share with you. In the clip, Edgar (Fernando Alves Pinto), who has... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

First Look 2016: Six Must-See Selections

The Museum of the Moving Image's First Look Festival, screening through January 24, is a wonderfully eclectic and eye-opening selection of films that transcend the boundaries of fiction, documentary, and experimental films. You can read Dustin Chang's overview of the... More »
  

Now On Blu-ray: SICARIO, TRUE DETECTIVE S2, THE GREEN INFERNO, LOVE And More

The new year in Blu-ray begins with one, maybe two, clear winners. Sicario: A top 10 pick of the year, per our writers (including myself), this is a pulse-pounding thriller that should look spectacular on Blu-ray, thanks to Roger Deakins'... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

The 10 Best Chilean Films Of 2015

2015 was definitively an interesting year for Chilean cinema. It was present at most of the major festivals in the world, and it generated some buzz regarding its good moments once again, something that has been the talk of the... More »
  

TwitchFilm's Top 10 Movies Of 2015

Here at TwitchFilm, we are pleased to feature contributions from dozens of people located all over the world, writing about the movies that intrigue, confound, anger, and delight them. While that makes us a distinctive site, it also makes it... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Exclusive: JIRON Poster For Mexico City Debut This Week

Last year I was very happy to see Jirón (Shred), a new documentary by Christian Cueva about Mexican filmmaker Carlos Enrique Taboada. It tells the story of his final film, which disappeared before anyone had a chance to see it.... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

DESIERTO: Watch The Trailer For Jonas Cuaron's Thriller With Gael Garcia Bernal

To say expectations were high for Jonas Cuaron's Desierto is a drastic understatement. Cuaron already had the weight of family ties on him, being the son of hugely acclaimed director Alfonso Cuaron and those pressures were only intensified thanks to... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Review: LUNA DE MIEL (HONEYMOON) And Its Twisted Views On Love And Survival

Isabel lives across the street from Jorge, a doctor who lives alone in an immaculate home. To say that Jorge is infatuated with Isabel is a bit of an understatement. When Luna De Miel (Honeymoon) opens we see that Jorge... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

MORBIDO TV Acquires Nearly Everything The World Of Horror Has To Offer Ahead Of Spring Launch

Our friends at Morbido Fest have been hard at work preparing for the launch of their subscription TV service Morbido TV throughout all Latin America in Spring 2016. Variety is reporting that they have just bolstered their content with major... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Watch Some Hot Bodies Ready For The Slaughter In This Clip From INDIGENOUS

As horror films go, until you start killing off your cast you should at least have something going on up on the screen that will keep out attention until then. Some do it with clever banter. Some do it with... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Paz Bascunan Has NO FILTER In Latest Nicolas Lopez Comedy

Chilean writer-director Nicolas Lopez reunites with frequent collaborator Paz Bascunan for his upcoming comedy No Filter (Sin Filtro) and while she's not actually reprising her character from Lopez's hugely popular trio of Fuck My Life movies it's obvious that this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AL FINAL DEL TUNEL: Watch The Fantastic Trailer For Argentine Thriller

The production team behind Oscar winner The Secret In Their Eyes re-team for upcoming Rodrigo Grande helmed thriller Al Final Del Tunel (At The End Of The Tunnel) and if the just released trailer is any indication the results look... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Los Cabos 2015 Review: YOU'LL KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH ME (SABRÁS QUÉ HACER CONMIGO), The Mysteries Of Men And Women

Nicolás thinks it's love at first sight. Emerging from an appointment with his doctor, Nicolás (Pablo Derqui) sees a lovely woman at a hospital. Their eyes meet, and the attraction is instantaneous and mutual. They exchange light banter, and Nicolás... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Who Is The Prey In This Trailer For Argentinian Horror Thriller PRESAGIO (OMEN)?

When I was down at the Morbido Film Festival a young filmmaker from Argentina, Matias Salinas, was hell bent on meeting me. Not because I was me (Derrr!) but because of us, TwitchFilm. He wanted us to be the first... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Review: FRANCESCA, A Visually Striking Homage To The Famed Italian Genre

Francesca, daughter of the renowned storyteller, poet and dramatist Vittorio Visconti, disappeared 15 years ago. A psychopath, inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy, is intent on cleansing the city of "impure and damned souls". Moretti and Succo, the police detectives in... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Watch The Trailer For Quirky Argentine Comedy HORTENSIA

There's a little bit of Jared Hess and Wes Anderson in the DNA of Diego Lublinsky and Alvaro Urtizberea's quirky comedy Hortensia. The story of a shoe obsessed young woman looking to subsume her grief with a new boyfriend following... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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