Bauhaus' Peter Murphy To Star In And Co-Produce Chris Alexander's BLACKGLOVEKILLER

This hit the trades yesterday but is still worth mentioning. Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy will star in and co-produce Chris Alexander's fourth film, Blackglovekiller. Also joining the cast, and front man of another legendary rock band, is Nivek Ogre... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: FEBRUARY Has Enough Creeps For The Whole Year

Something creepy is happening at the Bramford Academy Catholic girls school. While it isn't exactly clear what is going on, it's very obvious that the snowy scenery isn't the only thing giving you chills in Osgood Perkins' icy thriller February.... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: Fox Buys Christie Novel Rights For THE IMITATION GAME's Morten Tyldum

Deadline is reporting that 20th Century Fox has bought the rights for Agatha Christie's classic mystery novel And Then There Were None and they have tapped The Imitation Game's Morten Tyldum to direct it. The novel follows 10 strangers who are... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: THE GLORIOUS WORKS OF G.F. ZWAEN, Wrought With Tension, Suspense, And Complexity

We all know that crime doesn't pay, but who among us would be able to walk away from a big bag of money that's just sitting there, begging for attention? Sure, that bag of money is surrounded by three dead... More »
By Peter Martin   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: DER BUNKER Is Smarter Than It Looks

A student needs a quiet place to live while he writes a scientific paper, and so he tramps out into the deep, snowy woods to a small, isolated house and takes a look at a small, dank basement room without... More »
By Peter Martin   

Raven Banner Catches CRABS! Seeks Medical Help

Raven Banner Entertainment has got a case of the Crabs! The Toronto based production and sales company have come aboard the indie creature feature and will serve as executive producers. "We never thought we'd say this but we are so happy to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

EXCLUSIVE: UNISOL's John Hyams To Helm The Refn Produced MANIAC COP Remake

We have just received word from ground zero at Fantastic Fest that John Hyams, director of the recent Universal Solider films Regeneration and Day of Reckoning, will direct the upcoming remake of the cult film Maniac Cop. Innocent people are being brutally... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Crowdfund This: Southern Gothic Goes DIY In UNFINISHED BUSINESS

For many of us, our childhoods were filled with ghost stories. Whether it was around the campfire, or sneaking a read with the flashlight under the covers, or catching a midnight movie, there was something vital and enduring about those... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: RUINED HEART, A Doomed Love Song Of Two Humans

Filipino director Khavn De La Cruz burst onto the radar of avant garde film lovers around the world with his 2010 feature Mondomanila. While far from a debutante with dozens of shorts and features behind him, Khavn's film made an... More »
By J Hurtado   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: YAKUZA APOCALYPSE Plays Like Miike's Greatest Hits

Putting Miike Takashi at the helm of a yakuza action film that features a vampire crime boss and a man in a giant felt frog costume seems like a no-brainer. This is the kind of whacked out gonzo imagery that we've... More »
By J Hurtado   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: DIRTY ROMANCE, The Stuff Of Real Life Is Not Always Pleasant To Behold

If Korean director Lee Sang-woo's I Am Trash was difficult to watch -- and I found it an exceptionally brutal experience to endure when I saw his movie at Fantastic Fest last year -- Dirty Romance initially threatens to exceed... More »
By Peter Martin   

COLOUR OUT OF SPACE: SpectreVision Backs Richard Stanley's Lovecraft Adaptation

It was a couple Summers ago that we sat in the pitch sessions for the Frontières International Co-Production Market at Fantasia and Richard Stanley (Hardware and The Dust Devil) described his vision for adapting H.P. Lovecraft's Colour Out Of Space to... More »
By Andrew Mack   

HOLD THE DARK: Jeremy Saulnier Will Direct Adaptation Of Novel

The Wrap is reporting that Jeremy Saulnier, director of Murder Party, Blue Ruin and Green Room, will work again with producer A24 and his Blue Ruin star Macon Blair on an adaptation of William Gilradi's novel Hold the Dark. Blair... More »
By Andrew Mack   

TALES OF HALLOWEEN: Creepy Children And The Many Arms Of Pollyanna McIntosh In Exclusive Gallery

The horror anthology Tales of Halloween is coming to U.S. cinemas, VOD and iTunes on October 16th. We have a set of exclusive stills from two of the ten tales. We get a look at a group of creepy children who... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Preview: 27 Fantastic Films Reviewed

It's here at last! Fantastic Fest jump starts to life this evening and we wrap up our preview series with links to all 27 of the films we've reviewed up to this point. Check them out in the gallery below... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

MISSION TO LARS: Hey Toronto! Win A Double Pass To Opening Night!

Raven Banner Entertainment picked up Canadian right to the documentary Mission To Lars, that follows siblings Kate and William Spicer as they attempt to fulfill their brother Tom's lifelong dream, to meet Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. The doc will open... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Day Zero: Canfield Talks Documentaries And Animation With Rooster Teeth's Own Brian Behm

Welcome! Yours truly is in Austin, Texas, getting ready to cover the greatest genre film event in North America: Fantastic Fest 2015. I'll be uploading episodes daily featuring reviews and news. But I'll also be doing tons of interviews. This episode,... More »
By Dave Canfield   

Review: THE GREEN INFERNO, A Satisfying, If Not Surprising, Cannibal Ride

It's been more than ten years since Cabin Fever left fans wanting for more, with some claiming Eli Roth to be the new am Raimi. Fortunately Hostel proved that Roth was indeed on the right track to become an essential... More »
By Guillem Rosset   

Toronto 2015 Wrap: All Our Reviews & Top TIFF Picks

Well TIFF is all wrapped up for another year and what a festival it was. We'll have a few more reviews rolling out over the coming days but already we've outdone ourselves. Here's a comprehensive list of everything written up... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Fantastic Fest 2015 Preview: 16 Fantastic Picks From Around The Globe

If you were with us yesterday you saw our preview of the 16 films making their world premieres at this year's fest. Tomorrow we'll talk about the films we've already reviewed here at TwitchFilm. But before then we want to... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   
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