Tribeca 2013 Review: FLEX IS KINGS Liberates And Enchants

Those addicted to documentaries will immediately recall David LaChappelle's 2005 film Rize once they've read the plot summary of Deidre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols' fascinating Flex is Kings. The two films are certainly not dissimilar, but in the end,... More »
By John Jarzemsky   

Tribeca 2013: Short Film Round-Up

There are plenty of features to catch during this year's Tribeca Film Festival. There are also just as many shorts. For those of you in town who can't quite decide which short film blocks to catch, and for those of... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Tribeca 2013 Review: Inside the Mind of MICHAEL H. PROFESSION: DIRECTOR

You think you know Michael Haneke? Director of such uplifting films as The Piano Teacher, Cache, and Amour? Look at that Austrian death-glower. It shrivels the soul. He's got to be one of the most humorless individuals on the planet,... More »

Tribeca 2013 Review: FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS, The First Polish LGBT Film, A Boldly Intimate Story of Forbidden Desire

Floating Skyscrapers is described by its director Tomasz Wasilewski as the first LGBT Polish film, which makes the film itself as taboo-breaking as its main characters themselves, who struggle to assert their desires, and their right to express them, in... More »

Tribeca 2013 Review: HARMONY LESSONS, A Brilliantly Directed Tale of School and State Cruelty Straight Outta Kazakhstan

A village school and the surrounding area in rural Kazakhstan is the backdrop for the brutal Darwinism, of both the social variety and that found in nature, depicted in Emir Baigazin's astonishing debut feature Harmony Lessons, whose extraordinary accomplishments in... More »

Watch WRECKED, A New Short From The Directors Of RESOLUTION

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are well known and appreciated in these parts for their genre subverting feature film Resolution. Some of you may also know them because of their absurd and hysterical promo videos, which were made to help... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Tribeca 2013: Twitch Picks 17 Can't Miss Titles

Time to raise that curtain up! The Tribeca Film Fest starts tonight! We've already brought you plenty of previews with our looks at the Galas and Midnighters, the Documentary and Narrative Competitions, the Special Screenings and Shorts, and the... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Spotlight And Viewpoints

Well here we are. Tonight the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival opens with the premiere screening of The National concert documentary Mistaken For Strangers. Things then kick off good and proper tomorrow, the festivities running all the way to the 28th.... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Special Screenings And Shorts

With less than 24 hours until Tribeca kicks off, we're back again with another preview of this year's fest. Yesterday I laid eyes on a few fine looking flicks in the Gala and Midnight sections, this morning Ryland told you... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Documentary And Narrative Competitions

It's Tribeca time again as the film fest kicks off tomorrow in typical New York fashion with The National rock-doc Mistaken for Strangers. We took a look at that film, the other galas, and the midnight lineup yesterday --... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Galas And Midnighters

Dear readers, can you feel it? In the immortal words of Cyrus... Can you dig it? Keep your ear to the ground, your hand on the pulse, and tune into Twitch 'cause we're starting today, right now... yes, it's Tribeca... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Zoe Bell Kicks Ass In Full Trailer For Gritty Fight Flick RAZE

An official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival, Quentin Tarantino's favorite action queen Zoe Bell (Death Proof, Django Unchained, Kill Bill) takes the lead in brutal underground fight film Raze. Bell stars opposite Rachel Nichols (Star Trek, Conan), Doug Jones... More »
By Todd Brown   

First Shots From RABIES Duo's BIG BAD WOLVES

It was just yesterday that Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado's sophomore feature Big Bad Wolves - the follow up to acclaimed Israeli horror Rabies - was announced as a world premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival. And today we... More »
By Todd Brown   

Tribeca 2013: Spotlight And Midnight Sections Announced, RABIES Directors' Next BIG BAD WOLVES Set To Premiere

Yesterday we brought you word of the 12th Annual Tribeca Film Festival's World Narrative and World Documentary Competition films, plus the always intriguing Viewpoints section. Today we've got wind of their crackling Midnight lineup, Spotlight films, the Special Screenings, and... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Tribeca 2013 Looks Into The Future, Unveils Their World Narrative And Doc Lineups

Yes, Sundance, Slamdance and Berlin are barely behind us, and SXSW hasn't even started yet, but here we are, friends: the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival is looming ever near... near being April. April 17th - 28th to be exact. In... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Finally! A RESOLUTION You Can Keep This January 25th!

Good news for anyone unable to catch horror hit Resolution on the festival circuit. Tribeca Film will release the film On Demand on January 23rd (cable VOD, iTunes, Amazon Watch Instantly, VUDU, and more) and in select theaters beginning January 25th.... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Review: JACK & DIANE, A Dark Romance With Little Bite

The practice of transposing horror elements for the use of visual metaphors and nightmares in a film which is more or less a drama isn't a new thing. We at Twitch come across films that aren't quite full on horror... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Hot Docs 2012 Interview: Winnifred Bonjean-Alpart of SEXY BABY

The temptation in the headline above is to say "Winnifred Bonjean-Alpart... the star of Sexy Baby." But aside from the fact that docs don't really have stars, she's also just one of the three subjects of Ronna Gradus and Jill... More »
By Peter Gutierrez   

Tribeca 2012: All Wrapped Up

Everyone knows a New York minute is a snap faster than your average minute, so while it's only been less than 48 hours since the 11th annual edition of the Tribeca Film Festival ended, Manhattan has surely moved on, washing... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Tribeca 2012: The RESOLUTION Boys Say Goodbye to Tribeca (and Possibly the World)

Well, last night Tribeca came to a close with a screening of The Avengers -- that quaint little indie flick about a group of misfits doing misfitty things. We here at Twitch aren't quite done with the festival yet. Tomorrow... More »
By Ben Umstead   
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