Now Streaming: DIPSO, Casually Miserable In Working America

As always here at Twitch, it's one of our goals to keep cinephiles, and casual viewers alike, abreast of where the river known as cinema flows, and more than ever, we are finding that its toward the world of streaming... More »
  

Giveaway: Win A LE WEEK-END Blu-ray!

UPDATED 7/11: The giveaway has concluded, and the winner has been notified. Thanks to all who entered. As an antidote to blockbuster season in Hollywood, we have a Blu-ray copy of Le Week-End to give to one reader who is "in... More »
  

Anurag Kashyap's Epic GANGS OF WASSEYPUR Finally Gets North American Distribution By Cinelicious

Hell has apparently frozen over because Anurag Kashyap's epic crime story, Gangs of Wasseypur, finally has North American distribution. Gangs of Wasseypur, a five and a half hour cinematic experience that is gripping like few films I've ever seen, debuted in... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

THE MAN IN THE ORANGE JACKET: Trailer For Latvia's First Horror Film Has Arrived!

The first horror film from Latvia, The Man In The Orange Jacket, is about to have its world premiere at Fantasia Festival in Montreal and its new trailer here to tease us. There are not so many genre films coming... More »
  

Mathis Landwehr Is A HARD BOILED COP

Regular readers of Twitch should be well familiar with Mathis Landwehr at this point, the German actor and screen fighter having popped up in these pages a number of times over the years. And he crosses our path once again... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Love Is HARD TO GET In Slick South African Crime Romance

The opening slot at the 2014 Durban International Film Festival belongs to Hard To Get, the debut feature from Zee Ntuli. And while the title promises that the lead actress may be hard to get this one certainly doesn't look... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Intriguing South African Documentary SHIELD AND SPEAR Examines Integration Through Art

We somehow overlooked Petter Ringbom's Shield And Spear when it screened at HotDocs here in Toronto but it returns to our attention now thanks to its selection at South Africa's Durban International Film Festival. And good thing, too, because this... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Cheerily Lo-Fi Ghanaian Crime Musical COZ OV MONI 2: FOKN REVENGE Trailer Charms

A rap musical from Ghana? A crime comedy told entirely in pidgin English? Ghanaian rap duo Fokn Bois broke new ground with their first offering - the original Coz Ov Moni was reportedly the first ever pidgin musical ever made... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Banned South African Action Film JOE BULLET Storms Back To Screens With Restored Release

Produced in 1971, Louis de Witt's South African crime film Joe Bullet was one of the first films from that nation to feature an all black cast. Of course, in 1971 South Africa was also in the grips of the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Learning From The Masters Of Cinema: Lindsay Anderson's IF....

Before becoming a cinematic icon as Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick's blistering adaptation of A Clockwork Orange, a cocky Yorkshire lad by the name of Malcolm McDowell made his screen debut as the equally rebellious Mick Travis in Lindsay Anderson's... More »
  

Watch COMMANDO's Vidyut Jamwal In The First Teaser For Suriya's ANJAAN

Tamil film superstar Suriya is back for the first time since the disastrous Singam 2 with a new film directed by N. Lingusamy titled Anjaan. Normally, this information on its own would be enough to get my excited. Suriya is... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

BLUE RUIN And THE GREEN INFERNO Secure Distribution In Mexico. Watch Both Trailers Now!

Good news for Mexico based fans of revenge and cannibal films! After being part of the Riviera Maya Film Festival back in March, Jeremy Saulnier's revenge thriller Blue Ruin is coming to Mexican cinemas, under the title Cenizas del Pasado (Ashes... More »
  

Lee Hardcastle Has FUN WITH BLACK BULBS

Lee Hardcastle, clay-mation animator of zombie footballers and machine gun toting kitty cats, has a new short out, Fun With Black Bulbs. A simple trick you can do yourself but one you might regret because it can be pretty creepy what... More »
  

Giveaway: Win A DON PEYOTE DVD And Poster Signed By Dan Folger

Dan Folger's comedy Don Peyote will be coming out on DVD next Tuesday, July 8. We have two DVDs and two posters, signed by Folger, to give away before then. So before you head out for your own epic journey... More »
  

Giveaway: Win A DVD Of Horror Flick HUNTING THE LEGEND

With the influx of found footage Bigfoot themed movies coming around (Bobcat Goldthwait's recent Willow Creek and Eduardo Sanchez's upcoming Exists) there is also the opportunity for new directors to make a name for themselves by staking a claim. Justin Steeley... More »
  

Watch Grandfathers Misbehave In The Trailer For VIEJOS AMIGOS

Senior citizens in movies tend to come in two flavors: kindly grandfather types who offer words of wisdom, or grumpy, mischievous old coots with a twinkle in their eye who haven't forgotten what it's like to be young. It looks... More »
  

THE ABSENT ONE: Watch The Full Trailer For The Danish Thriller

Director Mikkel Nørgaard laid waste to the Danish box office - breaking a handful of records - with The Keeper Of Lost Causes, the first big screen adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q crime novels. And so anticipation has been... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Rome Prepares For Invasion In ASTERIX: THE LAND OF THE GODS Teaser

Europe's popular comic character Asterix and his well-rounded sidekick Obelix is getting the CG/3D animated treatment for the first time in Asterix: The Land of the Gods (aka Astérix: Le Domaine des Dieux) from the directing team Louis Clichy and... More »
By Al Young   
  

Asian Film Festival Of Dallas Delivers Its Lucky 13th Full Lineup

Many years ago, in the ancient year of 2006, I was fortunate enough to have the kindly overlords of Twitch publish a few of my words regarding the Asian Film Festival of Dallas. It was the first time anyone ever... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Drafthouse Films Acquires Cannes Award Winner THE TRIBE

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe turned many heads when it premiered in Cannes and not just for the image above. A major award winner in the Critics Week selection, The Tribe plays out entirely in a Ukrainian boarding school for the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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