Andrew Mack
Contributing Writer; Toronto, Canada

In the beginning Todd created Twitch. And it was good. Todd said it would draw in hot chicks. I am still waiting. So then I told him I would stick around for the free stuff. That has also not born good fruit. I am one of the Feature Films programmers for the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival (Formerly Dark Bridges).

Win An ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE Signed Poster And Blu-ray

Lucky McKee and Chris Siverston's horror-bending All Cheerleaders Die hits store shelves in the U.S. on July 22nd. We are going to hook up one lucky reader with a Blu-ray and a poster signed by the co-writers and co-directors before then! Teenage outsider... More »
  

Watch The Trailer For HOUSEBOUND Smash It In The Face

All set to have its Canadian premiere at Fantasia in Montreal on August 3, the Kiwi comedy horror Housebound will debut in U.S. cinemas and on VOD and iTunes on October 17. A new trailer is available, which you can... More »
  

On TV: Chiller TV's 5 STATES OF FEAR, Touring America One Fear At A Time

Well. This is an unexpected surprise. Chiller TV's second Chilling Visions anthology 5 States of Fear, the follow-up to last year's 5 Senses of Fear, shows a remarkable improvement in the quality of filmmaking and storytelling. Any preconceived notions I... More »
  

Mark Your Calendars, Canada! Screening Dates For DOC OF THE DEAD

Hey Canada! Mark your calendars because Alexandre O. Philippe's zombie documentary Doc of the Dead is hitting Canadians cinemas starting tomorrow night right here in Toronto. The doc will then shamble across this great nation of ours for walks (not... More »
  

Fantasia 2014: Final Wave Of Films Announced! Cannibals, Zombies, Assassins And Takei? Oh My.

You know, there is only - ever - one bad thing about reviewing the full lineup for the Fantasia International Film Festival. It is the sad, sad truth that you are not going to see everything you want because there... More »
  

Watch: Tom Berenger Kidnaps Girls In AMBER ALERT: TERROR ON THE HIGHWAY

Oh Tom. What have you done? Mr. Berenger is in a wee bit of trouble in Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway. He just wanted a car and what he got was a whole mess of trouble and two teenage... More »
  

Fantasia 2014: The First Promo Image For Todd E. Freeman's LOVE SICK

Filmmaker Todd E. Freeman has been working like a madman on his pitch for his next project Love Sick. His film is one of the twelve projects selected to participate in this year's Frontières International Co-Production Market at Fantasia. Freeman is... More »
  

DVD Review: HUNTING THE LEGEND, Where Even The Scares Are Nowhere To Be Found

The found footage Bigfoot flick Hunting The Legend is being released on DVD today, July 8th. In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16" footprint were left behind... Five... More »
  

SyFy Presents ALIENS ON THE MOON: THE TRUTH EXPOSED!

This. Exists. Folks are just all sorts of hung up on this Moon thing in the sky. At times the home to the last remnants of the Nazi Fourth Reich, clones of Sam Rockwell and the base of operations for... More »
  

Toronto Japanese Film Festival: Award Winners, And Win Double Passes For An Encore Screening

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival wrapped up at the end of June. 18 films from Japanese contemporary cinema had their North American and/or Canadian premieres during the festival. Awards were handed out during the fest. The winners are noted in... 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 »
  

Hey Toronto! Win Double Passes For Any LOST EPISODE FEST Program!

Well now, Toronto. Do we have a giveaway for you! We have Twenty-Five (25!!!) double passes to giveaway for the upcoming Lost Episode Festival (LEFT) this weekend, Saturday July 4th and Sunday July 5th. The festival will be held at... More »
  

RECONNECTION: Watch This Companion Piece To Hospital Doc CODE BLACK

Physician Ryan McGarry's L.A. hospital documentary Code Black started its theatrical run last weekend and we have a unique companion piece to share with you. Reconnection combines dance and music to create a short film that works as a visual narrative for the... More »
  

Watch The Trailer For Wales' First Action Film KAMIKAZE

About this time last year we let you know that stuntman Marcus Shakesheff got the bright idea to head into Wales and make the action movie, Kamikaze. It would be the first action film ever shot in Wales and also... More »
  

Del Toro Cancels The Apocalypse Once More. PACIFIC RIM 2 Slated For April 2017!

Guillermo Del Toro has been hinting at ideas for a sequel to his giant robot versus kaiju flick Pacific Rim for a while now. Thursday night it was announced that Legendary Pictures has committed to making a follow-up, and they... More »
  

EXCLUSIVE! ETERNITY: THE MOVIE, The Music Video That Wants To Make Love, Not Just Sex

Oh the 80s. For a while there anyone who grew up in them pretty much skipped that decade during conversation. "The 70s were so awesome and funky and then Smells Like Teen Spirit came along in '91 and EVERYTHING CHANGED... More »
  

First Teaser For THE GUEST, Latest From The YOU'RE NEXT Duo

Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett's thriller The Guest made quite an impression on our Festivals Editor Ryland Aldrich when he caught their latest at Sundance. You can read his full review at the link but this is what he had... More »
  

Fantasia 2014: Second Wave Announced, Tobe Hooper's Lifetime And Abel Ferrarra Closes The Fest!

As the Twitch writers jostle for position among ourselves to get you the best coverage of this year's festival the second wave of films have just been announced and it is gearing up to be a great Summer in belle... More »
  
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