Master director Johnnie To, the man behind such classics as Election, Running Out Of Time, A Hero Never Dies and Throw Down, has been in Cannes promoting his latest film, Blind Detective. Three pieces of news have come out of... More »
Donnie Yen is all thawed out and ready to go in Iceman 3D, the Law Wing Cheong directed remake of the 1989 Clarence Fok directed The Iceman Cometh, with Yen playing the role of a Ming era warrior frozen on... More »
An old master makes his long awaited return to the big screen with La Danza de la Realidad, and while it must be said that CGI visual effects and digital photography are not particularly Alejandro Jodorowsky's friends long time fans... More »
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, we've got DVD copies of Teen Wolf: Season 2 for three of our lucky readers. Here's the official synopsis: "Teen Wolf" jumps full force into season two with even more suspenseful drama than... More »
Now 87 years of age, Jerry Lewis returns to the big screen in Max Rose, which is set to have its world premiere at Cannes on Thursday, May 23. Written and directed by Daniel Noah, the drama also stars Claire... More »
The first trailer for Ben Wheatley's A Field in England looks very much like its title indicates: A field. In England. But, clearly, something more is going on than merely a search for buried treasure. The official synopsis gives a... More »
"In this age of digital video - in which there are cheap cameras, editing software, and funding to be had (if rarely big money to be earned) - the cool kids are making docs. The form is not just good... More »
Welcome back to my ongoing coverage of the Melbourne Cinematheque's fantastic program for 2013. I have made an executive decision that my singular reviews are much too insular and often miss the point of promoting the holistic concept of this... More »
It was really only a matter of time before the first chapter in Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy, Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance, was optioned. Again. With the Oldboy remake by Spike Lee on the way this Fall and plans for Sympathy For Lady... More »
Financing has come through and Jim Mickle, writer and director of Mulberry Street, Stakeland and We Are What We Are, and frequent collaborator Nick Damici can continue adapting Joe R. Lansdale's Cold In July for the big screen. This is their... More »
Fresh from its premiere in Cannes, the first trailer has arrived for Blood Ties. The first English language offering from acclaimed French director Guillaume Canet, Blood Ties stars Clive Owen, Mila Kunis, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Zoe Saldana, James Caan... More »
The Moon Nazis aren't done yet, apparently, as a sequel has been announced for Finnish scifi comedy Iron Sky. Titled Iron Sky: The Coming Race, and director Timo Vuorensola promises that the tone of this one will be "dark, crazier... More »
MIKE"S JOURNAL MAY 15th: AFTERNOONI wake up in my hotel room in a daze. I'm still jet lagged from the flight yesterday. The bottle of wine I downed on my own last night isn't helping either. But I'm pleasantly surprised... More »
Oh, golly. After keeping an eye on Chinese financed vanity project Empires Of The Deep for years - it first crossed our desks in 2009 - Twitch ran the first trailer for the film back in October of 2012. And... More »
It`s the May Two-Four weekend here in Canada; named so because it is a long weekend and a two-four is a case of beer; which we Canadians consume many of on a long weekend - not that we need an... More »
So. You live in New Zealand. Which is entirely not a bad thing. You'll never run out of lamb chops. You are the envy of all in Nerdom because you, and everyone else on the North and South islands, live... More »
Business was strong again during the mid-May holiday weekend but local fare still found itself at a loss to match Hollywood's stream of tentpoles. Total business came in at 2.56 million admissions, up from 2.07 last year. Meanwhile the local... More »
Mainland actress Li Bingbing has been announced as the first Chinese star to join Michael Bay's Transformers 4, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The co-production between Paramount Pictures, Jiaflix Enterprises and China Movie Channel is planning to feature a number of... More »
Sad news: according to an article in Hollywood Reporter, producer Sergei Selyanov confirmed that the Russian director (and Enfant Terrible) Alexey Balabanov died earlier this week, at only 54 years of age. Although no cause of death has been stated,... More »
CHAPTER 6: THERE'S NOTHING MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN A PURPLE BEACH SMOTHERED IN MELTING TROMMETTES DURING A CRIMSON TINGED SUNSET ON THE FRENCH RIVERIA, HOLY SHIT I'M TRIPPING MY FUCKING FACE OFF.It's night. When the fuck did it become night? I'm naked. Where the fuck did my clothes go? I'm on...
They can remember it for you wholesale, and they do. At some point, we licensed our pop cultural nostalgia to a handful of multinational conglomerates (well, to be fair, they always owned the licenses) and now they're selling them back to us - though, I guess, not at wholesale, but...
Ken Jeong may often play a lunatic on both big and small screen, but in person it's quite disarming to see just how calm and considerate he comes across. While he got his big screen start in Judd Apatow's Knocked Up, Jeong's real breakthrough was taking a small-on-paper role...
I cut the cable cord last year, but I'm not always happy about it. I had to wait a year before seeing Season 2 of Game of Thrones, for example, and will have to wait to see Season 3 until next year. I only have to wait to see Mad...
Another Twitchvision chat with Scott Laurie, this time me gushing about J.J.'s latest Star Trek film, which I unabashedly loved.Also talked about he fabbo Mud, and the less fabbo The Iceman, both with Michael Shannon doing his thing.Video embedded below.Update: Was asked to come in today and pick a few...