Today Is A Day That Needs Some Billy Zane.

What can I say ... sometimes I just need a bit of Billy Zane to brighten my day. And when those days come the Billy I turn to is the ridiculously bored Billy who doesn't give a damn AT ALL... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Russian trailer for PHOBOS: THE CLUB OF FEAR

The first Russian trailer for Phobos: The Club of Fear (Фобос: Клуб Страха) has almost the same beginning as the trailer for AMF (you can watch it for the subtitles), but the second part is different. Plus, production rudiments had... More »
By Vladimir   
  

Early AFM teaser for Russian horror/thriller Phobos with English subtitles

Phobos is a story of young people locked in underground bunker. The movie stars Petr Fedorov (Inhabited Island) and Agnia Kuznetsova (Gruz 200).Rainy summer evening - young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still... More »
By Vladimir   
  

AFM 09: Richard Attenborough, Robert Carlyle, Bob Hoskins, Paul Giamatti And Pete Postlethwaite Are IRONCLAD

A full on, big budget, medieval action film with a cast of honest-to-god actors?  Err, yes please.  The film is Ironclad from director Jonathan English and it's in post-production now.It is the year 1215 and England is on the brink... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: 'Tis The Season For Revenge In Ireland. Promo Reel For Brendan Muldowney's SAVAGE.

What are the chances?  A nation that doesn't produce a huge number of films in the first place and an even smaller number of genre films, two of Ireland's prime exports this year are full blooded revenge pictures.  Conor McMahon's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: DEAD MEAT's Conor McMahon Returns With THE DISTURBED

If Conor McMahon's Dead Meat was a low-budget trip into zombie land, then what does that make the Irish director's sophomore picture, The Disturbed?  Shot on a miniscule budget, McMahon here moves into straight up revenge-sploitation, with a bare bones... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: Marrese Crump And Jija Yanin Cast In Untitled Prachya Pinkaew Project

[UPDATE: We originally reported that the project referred to here was Prachya Pinkaew's Ta Bang Marn but we have just learned that this is not the case.  Ta Bang Marn is in production now while this project will not begin... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: Shawn Yue and Miriam Yeung Star In Pang Ho-Cheung's LOVE IN A PUFF

Though director Pang Ho-Cheung is still in post-production on his slasher picture Dream Home, Media Asia have already announced his next effort.  Sounding very much like a Kevin Smith sort of indie-comedy, Love In A Puff will star Shawn Yue... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: DETECTIVE DEE Sees Tsui Hark In Epic Form.

For fans of large scale martial arts film, Tsui Hark's Detective Dee is awaited with a mix of excitement and trepidation.  Excitement because this is a truly classic character, perfectly suited to the big screen, executed on a simply massive... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: OUTCAST Impresses.

If Colm McCarthy's dark Irish fantasy Outcast comes even close to living up to the strength of its sales promo then this may very well end up being the discovery of this year's AFM.  Beautifully shot by Darran Tiernan Outcast... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: INTRUDER Brings The Snake-y Goodness.

With the screening schedule relatively slow at the American Film Market today the time was right to roam the halls looking for new sales promos.  And Thai snake-horror The Intruder has got a good one.In 1983 before the giant Suvarnabhumi... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: And Prachya Pinkaew's Next Is ...

It exists for the time being as only a title and brief synopsis on the project board outside Sahamongkol Film's offices at the American Film Market - key art and casting will have to wait until the formal announcement some... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: Fresh Art And Plot Details From Tony Jaa's ONG BAK 3!

After director / star Tony Jaa had a very public meltdown while working on his recent Ong Bak 2 it comes as no surprise that producers Sahamongkol Film have been keeping things quiet as far as progress on Ong Bak... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: The Producer Of TURKEY SHOOT And PATRICK Brings A METAL TORNADO!

Fans of classic Oxploitation film and viewers of recent doc about same Not Quite Hollywood need no introduction to Tony Ginnane.  A veteran producer who has long embraced comparisons to Roger Corman, Ginnane built his name in the seventies while... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: First Up From Sushi Typhoon, ALIEN VS NINJA!

Fresh on the heels of yesterday's announcement of the brand new Sushi Typhoon label of cult excess from Japan's Nikkatsu Corporation comes the specifics of the first product of the new label.  From writer-director Seiji Chiba and action director Yuji... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: This Truck Carries a Load Of Evil!

Whatever will all those many Twilight fans make of Xavier Samuel when they start digging through his filmography after Eclipse hits?  Not only does the young Aussie have the lead role in stellar horror picture The Loved Ones but he's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: STAKE LAND Promo Impresses!

Given the widespread success of Ti West's House of the Devil - the first product of a production relationship between MPI Media and Larry Fessenden's Glass Eye Pix - the expectations are high for Jim Mickle's Stake Land.  The Mulberry... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: Nishimura, Iguchi, Sono, Miike And Shimomura Whip Up A Sushi Typhoon!

Break out the rain slickers, kids, because there's a massive spray of blood on the horizon.  Japan's Nikkatsu studios have just announced the creation of Sushi Typhoon, a goofily titled new sub-label that will exist to create the sort of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

AFM 09: 'The Eternal', coming to a subway station near you!

Shimmering vampires be damned. If there still were any questions about which direction Toronto based director Justin McConnell was taking his vampire flick The Eternal this teaser trailer cut for AFM should stand as a clear indication. Interesting fact. You... More »
  

Max Headroom, A Pasty John Connor, The Jerk From TITANIC And The T-X Go To Uwe Boll's DARFUR

Yep, it's an Uwe Boll two-pack today - see below for his apocalypse picture The Final Storm - because that's just how we do things here at Twitch.  The German Doctor has two pictures debuting at the American Film Market... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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