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   
  

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   
  

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   
  

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   
  

RESOLUTION Directors Explain Why You Should See Their Movie

Audiences at the Tribeca Festival may leave the premiere of screenings under the impression that creators Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are very serious people. Grim, even. It is, after all, a film that goes to some very dark places... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Tribeca 2012: First Clip From Thriller REPLICAS Chills

Jeremy Power Regimbal's feature debut Replicas has its world premiere coming up on Saturday, April 21st at the Tribeca Film Festival. Our first taste of what Regimbal has concocted is now online in the form of a 90 second clip.... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Poster Premiere For Ron Morales' Tribeca Selected GRACELAND

Back in November Twitch was proud to launch the trailer for Ron Morales' intensely dark drama Graceland and with the film freshly announced at Tribeca we're equally pleased to bring you the first look at the official poster.Family man Marlon... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Trailer For Chris Sullivan's Multi-Discipline Experimental Animated Feature CONSUMING SPIRITS

Freshly announced as part of the Tribeca Viewpoints program, Chris Sullivan's animated feature Consuming Spirits is a passion project fifteen years in the making.Nearly 15 years in the making, Chris Sullivan's Consuming Spirits is a meticulously constructed tour de force... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Trailer For Ben Dickinson's Tribeca Selected FIRST WINTER

With a premise that reads like a sort of metaphysical hipster post-apocalypse film, Benjamin Dickinson's First Winter stands as one of the more intriguing titles in the first wave of Tribeca announcements.In this extraordinary debut feature, a blackout of apocalyptic... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

BOMBAY BEACH: Alma Har'el Interview

A little history on Bombay Beach first: The desolate and surreal Salton Sea in California stands as a formidable metaphor for the broken American Dream. The largest lake in California, it was created when the Colorado River flooded the windswept... More »
By Dustin Chang   
  

Trailer For Tribeca Winner SHE MONKEYS (APFLICKORNA)

I was greatly impressed by Lisa Aschan's She Monkeys (Apflickorna) at this year's Tribeca. Evidently so was the jury as it won for best narrative feature at the festival. While statements like "the best Swedish debut since Lukas Moodysson" have... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

Magnet To Release BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW In US; Mongrel In Canada

Great news out of the Cannes Film Market! Panos Cosmatos' transgressive mind-trip of a sci-fi throwback, Beyond The Black Rainbow has been picked up for U.S. theatrical release by Magnet, and in Canada, where the film was produced, by Mongrel... More »
By Ben Umstead   
  

IFC Takes Rights To Santa Slasher SAINT

Just hours before the film is slated to have its US debut at the Tribeca Film Festival it has been announced that IFC have picked up US distribution rights for Dick Mass' Dutch slasher Saint (Sint). Theatrical rights are included... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Tribeca 2011: Trailer Premiere For Dennis Farina Starring THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY

Starring the great Dennis Farina in one of the finest performances of his career, Joe Maggio's The Last Rites Of Joe May is a throwback to another era and another style of filmmaking. So much so that the observant among... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Tribeca 2011: THE SWELL SEASON Trailer

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova seemingly came out of nowhere to briefly - very briefly - become household names after winning an Oscar for their work on John Carney's Once. It was a double edged sort of win, one that... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Extended Promo For Thomas Ikimi's LEGACY

With Thomas Ikimi's Legacy about to have its US premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival the producers have released an extended promo for the film. Lots more footage of star Idris Elba in action plus the actor talking about... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
 
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