Kevin Bacon WILL Return To TREMORS Franchise In TV Drama

Rumors and wishes upon stars have been whirling around for a while now but today The Wrap and other trade outlets are reporting that Kevin Bacon is returning to the Tremors franchise. He will indeed reprise his role as Valentine... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Get Ready, INVADERS Is Invading Your Screen!

Ah, American Thanksgiving, a time for reflection, expressions of gratitude, and two inept home burglars. Jason Kupfer's short Invaders has played at more than 100 festivals over the past year (including Fantastic Fest, FrightFest, Morbido, and Beyond Fest), and rightly... More »

Review: VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, Watch This Before Creating A Monster

Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy make for an unlikely yet extremely likable pairing in Victor Frankenstein, which transforms Mary Shelley's dark novel into a cheeky action-adventure picture. On the face of it, the idea of making Igor the hero is... More »
By Peter Martin   

Teaser Arrives For Russian Disaster Picture ICEBREAKER

It was just a couple years back that Russian disaster picture Metro caught our eye here at Twitch, a slickly produced tale of mass flooding spreading chaos through the Moscow subway system. And now the team behind that film is... More »
By Todd Brown   

BELGICA: Watch The Trailer For MISFORTUNATES Helmer's Latest

When it comes to stories of families on the fringes, it's hard to do it better than Belgian director Felix van Groeningen. The writer-director won huge acclaim around the world for previous efforts The Misfortunates and Broken Circle Breakdown and... More »
By Todd Brown   

Crowdfund This! SYLVIO, A Guerrilla Gorilla Feature (With Hand Puppets!)

When the six-second looping video app Vine came on the digital scene a few years ago, most of us went bananas for the thing. At least for a minute or two. While I never gained any creative ground with it... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Ithaca 2015 Review: LAKE NOWHERE Treads Nostalgic Waters

I recently attended the fourth annual Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival, and was privileged to see many strange, art house, and offbeat films, one of which was Lake Nowhere, a made-in-New York homage to B-grade (some might list a lower... More »

0.5 MM Edges Out Competition in Five Flavours

Last Friday, the 9th edition of the Five Flavours Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland ended with a screening of Sono Sion's Love and Peace and the announcement of the People's Jury Awards. Coming up on top was the widely praised... More »
By Pierce Conran   

Have Your Say: Whose Fictional Death Have You Rooted For The Most?

(No points for mentioning the piece of shit I'm using for an example...) Ah, villains! What would heroes be without them? More boring, for starters? Oftentimes, the villains have better character arcs, and are far more interesting than the good... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Interview: Talking About Hitchcock, Showers, And Melons with 78/52 Director Alexandre O. Philippe

I met 78/52 director Alexander Philippe at the rooftop bar at our hotel in Puebla the night before the opening ceremony of Morbido. As festivals go if you do not know who someone is you ask if they have a... More »
By Andrew Mack   


To celebrate the Australian release of Spooks: The Greater Good on home video, Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE copies of the film on DVD!When charismatic terrorist Adem Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

Werner Herzog Announces First German Rogue Film School

Everyone's favorite cinematic curmudgeon, Werner Herzog, has announced that he's bringing his rogue film school teachings to Munich. Lucky attendees can learn what that means if they are one of the selected few; 65 students maximum will be admitted. And... More »

Black Nights 2015 Review: UNDER THE SUN, A Peek At North Korean Propaganda

For much of the world, North Korea is an enigma. What little we know of it comes either from those who have escaped (who do not tend to paint a pretty picture) or what little information comes from the country... More »

Crowdfund This! Stewart Buck's A WORLD WAR II FAIRYTALE Dives Into What Michael Mann's THE KEEP Could Have Been

Whenever a certain sort of film geek gets together to discuss the great cinematic what-if's - what could have happened if only director x was given free reign to do what he wanted with film y - there are certain... More »
By Todd Brown   

A(R)MEN: Watch The New Short Film From DEAD SNOW Effects Supervisor

Though you may not know Steinar Kaarstein by name there's a fighting chance you're familiar with his work if you've been keeping tabs on the recent wave of Scandinavian genre film. The VFX supervisor for both Dead Snow films, Kaarstein... More »
By Todd Brown   

THE LURE Trailer Delivers Mermaids And Strippers In 1980s Warsaw

Well, now. If director Agnieszka Smoczyńska is to be believed it would appear that things in 1980s Warsaw were a fair bit more colorful and a whole lot stranger than we might have expected looking in from the outside.Smoczyńska's feature... More »
By Todd Brown   

"Nobuhiko Obayashi: A Retrospective": 5 Highlights From a Fantastic Oeuvre

"Nobuhiko Obayashi: A Retrospective," screening at Japan Society through December 5, offers a long-overdue (re)introduction to a fascinating and innovative filmmaker, one of the few of his generation still active. He's best known for his 1977 cult classic House, but... More »

Kevin Smith And Rob Zombie Headline Sundance Midnight Lineup

Sundance have announced the nine films that will make up their Midnight At Park City lineup at the 2016 edition of the festival, a US-centric list that mixes established names such as Kevin Smith and Rob Zombie, with young up... More »
By Todd Brown   

Review: KEEPER OF DARKNESS Exorcises Nick Cheung's Directorial Demons

While remaining committed to the horror genre, Nick Cheung's second outing as director is a huge improvement on 2013's Hungry Ghost Ritual. Again casting himself in the lead, Cheung this time leaves writing duties to Yeung Sin Ling (Inner Senses,... More »
By James Marsh   

Black Nights 2015 Review: GHOST MOUNTAINEER, The Scariest Stories Are True

Growing up in Canada, you develop a healthy respect for the cold, when you could die just from being caught outside, not to mention activities that could have you buried under snow, or trapped in places with no civilization for... More »
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