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).

Toronto After Dark 2014: We Pick Nine Must-See Flicks

As the ninth edition of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival approaches, I conferred with two other Twitch Film men-about-Toronto, Kurt Halfyard and Jason Gorber, and we came up with our top nine must-see films of this year's festival, which... More »
  

Pink Eiga Brings Back DVD Releases With PRISON GIRL And MILK THE MAID

After three years of distributing Pinku titles solely on VOD, Pink Eiga is bringing back the DVD! What may seem to be a silly venture to take up again is, in reality, a response to their fans and the numerous requests... More »
  

Ithaca 2014: SPRING, V/H/S VIRAL And INFINITE MAN Help Round Out Full Lineup

One month before the Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival begins on November 12, the festival has unveiled the full lineup, and it includes a lot of festival favorites. Der Samourai, The Midnight Swim, Time Lapse, Killers, Bloody Knuckles and Late Phases were previously... More »
  

Sitges 2014: I ORIGINS, THE BABADOOK, CUB, And Many More Take Home Festival Awards

Mike Cahill's sci-fi drama I Origins picked up the award for best feature film at Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantastic de Catalunya this year. Many other Twitch favorites took home awards or received acclaim, including What We Do In... More »
  

Review: This ANIMAL Has Little Bite For So Many Teeth

Five friends go for a hike into the woods. For two of them, siblings Jeff and Alissa, it is one last visit to an area where their family used to go camping, before developers take over the land. Alissa's boyfriend Matt... More »
  

Five Questions For HOUSEBOUND Director Gerard Johnstone

Yes. Housebound is that good. No. We will not stop talking about it. When the opportunity came up to fire off some questions to the director, Gerard Johnstone, I went to the rest of the Twitch Film crew and by... More »
  

Check Out This Exclusive Clip From Kiwi Horror Comedy HOUSEBOUND

Gerard Johnstone's Kiwi horror comedy Housebound has dominated the festival circuit since its world premiere at SXSW in Austin last Spring. Its blend of horror and comedy elements has delighted audiences around the World and back home in New Zealand.... More »
  

Brazilian Short Film PRAY Wins Viewster Online Film Fest Grand Prize

The winners of the third annual Viewster Online FIlm Fest were announced during the closing gala of the Raindance Film Festival in London last night. This year's theme was 'Be Afraid. Be VERY Afraid' and submissions of the horror/sci-fi/fantasy genre... More »
  

Review: TOWN OF THE LIVING DEAD On SyFy, Deep-Fried Zombie Movie-Making

Deep in the Bible Belt of 'Merica is the small town of Jasper, Alabama. As the opening monologue for SyFy's new reality show Town of the Living Dead explains, Jasper is your typical American small town. Everyone supports small businesses. Everyone goes... More »
  

Giveaway: Win A DVD Of AUTUMN BLOOD Or MISFIRE

We have a couple of DVDs to give away. You may win one of three copies of Autumn Blood or Misfire. Both films will be released on DVD on October 21. Misfire is being released by RLJ Entertainment and Image Entertainment. Autumn... More »
  

Check Out America's Scariest Haunts, Thanks To THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT

If you are looking for some of America's scariest haunts this Halloween season, then the folks behind the upcoming horror flick The Houses October Built have created a map of some of the best in the country. They also included all... More »
  

Hugh Laurie And Tom Hiddleston To Star In TV Adaptation Of John le Carre's THE NIGHT MANAGER

Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston are signed on to star in an espionage drama adapted from John le Carre's 1993 novel The Night Manager. The drama is being developed in partnership with the BBC, who will air the series in the... More »
  

Sitges 2014: Fabrice du Welz's ALLELUIA Wins 2014 Méliès d'Or Award

As the 47th Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival gets underway the award for the Best European fantastic feature film, the Méliès d'OR Award, was announced today. Fabrice du Welz`s thriller Alleluia takes home the grand prize! Welz`s film recently took home Best Director,... More »
  

Giveaway: Win A Signed Poster From THE SCRIBBLER!

We have two signed posters from the movie The Scribbler to give away this weekend. The film began a theatrical run and was available on VOD and iTunes since September 19th. The posters are signed by director John Suits, actress Ashlynn... More »
  

BFI And Aardman Animations Join Forces To Develop Animation Talent

The British Film Institute and Aardman Animations are pulling a 'Wonder Twins Unite' and establishing a development lab to support new animation features and the creative talent behind them. The BFI will provide funding for three filmmakers or filmmaker teams up... More »
  

The Many Faces Of Rosamund Pike

A new movie by David Fincher is always worth rejoicing, especially when the word of mouth is as good as with Gone Girl. That the titular girl is being played by Rosamund Pike doesn't hurt either, and gives us a... More »
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CROUCHING TIGER Sequel Running Out Of IMAX Screens In North America! And Elsewhere!

I do not know if this what you would call the final nail in the coffin but the last major chain in North America, AMC, has decided that they will not screen the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Tiger on... More »
  

Toronto After Dark 2014: HOUSEBOUND, WYRMWOOD And LATE PHASES Among Second Wave Of TItles

With just over two weeks to go until the ninth annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival begins on October 16, it is time to reveal the final batch of films to make up this year's lineup. We will start here at... More »
  

Exclusive: Your First Look At The MEXICO BARBARO Horror Anthology Trailer

Hola, mis hermanos! We have the online premiere of the trailer for the Mexican horror anthology México Bárbaro! The trailer was first shown to an audience at a public conference during the Macabro International Horror Film Festival at the end of... More »
  

U.S. Theatre Chains React To Netflix/IMAX CROUCHING TIGER Release Plans

Netflix, IMAX and The Weinstein Company announced their plans for a day-and-date release of the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The plan is to release the sequel on Netflix and on IMAX screens simultaneously on August 28th, 2015. This news... More »
  
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