Andrew Mack
Associate Editor, News; Toronto, Canada

Andrew has been writing for TwitchFilm from day one, many, many years ago. He is also a programmer for the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival and uncle to two amazing nephews.

DIRK GENTLY: JUPITER ASCENDING's Samuel Barnett Cast In Title Role?

Deadline is reporting that Jupiter Ascending star Samuel Barnett has been cast in the titular role of BBC America's Dirk Gentley series. The British actor joins Elijah Wood in the series to be written by Max Landis (Chronicle and American... More »
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GREEN ROOM's Mark Webber, Rachel Hurd-Wood And Lorant Deutsch Join Dante's LABIRINTUS

Variety is reporting that Green Room's Mark Webber, Rachel Hurd-Wood from An American Haunting and French actor Lorant Deutsch will lead the cast of Joe Dante's upcoming chiller Labirinthus.   “Labirintus” tells the story of a paranormal investigator (Webber), psychiatric... More »
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PARADOX: Watch Zoe Bell In This Clip From Michael Hurst's Time Travel Flick

We have an exclusive clip from upcoming time travel flick Paradox to share with you today.    Written and directed by Michael Hurst (Room 6, The Darkroom) the sci-fi thriller stars Zoë Bell (The Hateful Eight, Death Proof) and Malik... More »
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PANDEMIC: Watch An Exclusive Clip From John Suits' Virus Outbreak Flick

Pandemic, the latest flick from John Suits, director of The Scribbler, comes out in U.S. cinemas this Friday, April 1st (no joke) and then on VOD and iTunes on April 5th. TwitchFilm has an exclusive clip to share with you... More »
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Stranger With My Face Announces 2016 Lineup

Make your way to Hobart, Australia halfway through April if you want to see a great lineup of films directed by women (and one dude). The Stranger With My Face Film Festival has just announced its lineup for this year... More »
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Exclusive: Theatrical Poster Premiere For THE CURSE OF SLEEPING BEAUTY

TwitchFilm has your first look at the theatrical poster for Pearry Teo's upcoming fantasy flick The Curse of Sleeping Beauty.    "The Curse of Sleeping Beauty" is an entirely new, dark vision of the classic Brothers Grimm adventure. Thomas Kaiser... More »
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Happy Easter From Luchagore Productions!

Hey parents!  Looking to curtail your children's consumption of Easter candy and chocolate? Show them this. It is A Luchagore Easter, the newest holiday short from the crazy kids of Luchagore Productions (El Gigante and A Luchagore Christmas).  Then tell your... More »
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REGRESSION: Out On Bluray/DVD/VOD May 10th

Just a quick note to those of you who either love the tactile pleasure of unwrapping a Blu or a DVD, or that Alejandro Amenábar’s thriller Regression simply did not make its way to a cinema near you, it will be... More »
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Elijah Wood Is Not Side-Kicking In BBC America's DIRK GENTLY Series

Nope. Elijah Wood is definitely not side-kicking in Max Landis' Dirk Gently series coming up from BBC America. Nope. Not even the report from Deadline last night can convince us of that.    According to this so-called article Wood will play... More »
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Peter Serafinowicz To Play THE TICK In Amazon's Revival Pilot

Deadline reported last night that Peter Serafinowicz has been cast as The Tick in Amazon's pilot and an attempt to revive the cult favorite superhero.  Serafinowicz is arguably one of England's great comedic talents. Yet he has had only a number... More »
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DOWNHILL: Slick First Poster For Chilean Horror Flick

Chilean director Patricio Valladares is preparing to present his latest horror flick, Downhill, at Le Marché du Film at Cannes this year. He asked Twitchfilm to share with you the first poster for his flick. After his best friend dies... More »
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BLOOD IN THE SNOW 2016: Festival Announces New Dates And A New Location

Being a film nerd - geek - connoisseur in Toronto is easy. At any given week we have an embarrassment of riches and opportunities to see some of the best that local and international cinema has to offer. From gathering... More »
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PSYCHOPATHS: Filming Wraps And The Full Cast Is Revealed For Mickey Keating's Next Film

Yesterday Screen Daily announced more cast members for Mickey Keating's Psychopaths, his fifth film whch just wrapped up principal photography in Los Angeles.    The first cast members already announced included Jeremy Gardner (The Battery, Spring), Helen Rogers (Body, V/H/S),... More »
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DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? Why Yes, Yes I Do See A Trailer For The Short Film

My friends Justin and Serena made a Christmas themed short film called Do You See What I See? In it they have killed or scared off a lot of my other friends from here in the Toronto area. Yep, the duo... More »
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Tristan Risk Joins Canadian Giallo Production THE VALLEY OF THE RATS

Tristan Risk's star continues to rise in cult film as the Canadian talent just keeps on working away at cinema of the weird and wonderful variety. News of another Canadian giallo-inspired flick has come our way.   Production is set... More »
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SCREAM: THE TV SERIES Season One Out On DVD May 10th

If you are looking to do a binge sesssion of season one of Scream: The TV Series before season two begins on May 31st then keep an eye out for the DVD boxset on May 10th. In “Scream: The TV Series” Season... More »
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KICKBOXER: VENGEANCE - RLJ Entertainment Puts A Choke Hold On U.S. Film Rights

What you see above is a lumpy Mr. Bautista laying a beat down on some poor sad sack. Each of those lumps would mean certain death to us mere mortals. I imagine the same is about to happen to said... More »
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Post Apocalyptic Satire HOT Now Available On VHX

If you are looking for something to add to your viewing list this weekend then consider Victor Warren's apocalyptical satirical comedy Hot. The film is an adaptation of Daniel Keleher's stage play and it stars Steven Strait (The Expanse), Zachary... More »
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Clooney And Pitt Join In Bidding War For FBI Drama KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

The Tracking Board is calling it the biggest bidding war of 2016 and so far a lot of Hollywood's A-listers have put their name in the hat for rights to adapt upcoming book Killers of the Flower Moon.  The book,... More »
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Leaves SANDMAN Day After New Writer Announced

One day after it was announced that Nightmare on Elm Street and The Thing writer Eric Heisserer was attached as the next writer of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and David Goyer's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's seminal graphic novel Sandman, JGL has left... More »
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