Andrew Mack
Associate Editor, News; Toronto, Canada

At what point are you considered a seasoned veteran of online journalism? How many years must pass before someone says, "Damn. You've been doing this for a while now, haven't you?". Andrew has been writing for Twitch from day one. Ten years ago. Surely he has found something better to do with his life in that time? Also, programming for the Saskatoon Fantastic Film Festival does not count apparently.

THE BABADOOK And PREDESTINATION Win Big At Australia's AACTAs

Two festival and fantastic film favorites from last year, Jennifer Kent's The Babadook and The Spierig Brothers' Predestination, took home a bit of hardware at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts. Jennifer Kent's The Babadook took home the top... More »
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COP CAR: Focus World Nabs U.S. Rights For Amblin-esque Midnighter

THR reports that Focus World, the 'alternative arm' of Focus Features, bought the U.S. rights for John Watts' Sundance midnighter Cop Car. They plan to share Kevin Bacon's mustache in cinemas and on VOD simultaneously.The film has been praised for... More »
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NIGHT OF THE RAT: Watch This Exclusive Clip From The Spanish Thriller

The Spanish thriller Night of the Rat (La Noche Del Ratón) will have its World Premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on January 30th. Night of the Rat is the feature debut of David R. Lasoda. TwitchFilm has an... More »
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TURBO KID: In This Clip, The Fate Of The World In His Hands

So you missed the World Premiere of Turbo Kid at Sundance Monday night. Then there was another screening on Tuesday night but, BUT! do not fret, there are still two more screenings on Thursday and Saturday! There is a wait list for Thursday... More »
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GHOSTBUSTERS 3: Who You Gonna Call? McCarthy, Wiig, Jones And McKinnon Apparently

After much speculation it looks like Ghostbusters 3 is going with four female leads. According to the report over at THR Melissa McCarthy has already signed on to Paul Feig's film. Kristen Wiig is still in negotiations with Sony along... More »
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Disney May Be Looking To Chris Pratt For INDIANA JONES Revival

While I fear we may be reaching a tipping point where we have too much Chris Pratt - with great popularity comes great number of role offers - there is no denying that something like this would be awesome and... More »
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Sony Looking To THE IMITATION GAME's Morten Tyldum To Take Over PASSENGERS

According to a report over at Deadline Sony is approaching The Imitation Game's Morten Tyldum to take over their space saga, Passengers. The Norwegian director made his English language debut with the WWII set drama about mathematics genius Alan Turing.... More »
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TURBO KID: Apple Finds A New Friend In New Clip

As the dust settles from last night's world premiere of Turbo Kid and we await word from all those lucky enough to be in the house at Sundance, there is another clip for you to watch. It looks like it is the... More »
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STAR WARS Stand-Alone Finds Its Next Writer

Gareth Edwards' stand-alone Star Wars film has found its next writer. Now that Gary Whitta has had a go at it and moved on, it is now time for writer and director Chris Weitz to take a stab at a... More »
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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR: Daniel Brühl Cast As Villain Baron Zemo

Well. This turned out to be a good day if you are a fan of Marvel villains. Earlier today it was announced that David Tennant has been cast as Zebediah Killgrave in Netflix's Jessica Jones. At the same time the... More »
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TURBO KID: The First Teaser Trailer Shows A Grim Future In 1997

A cult classic in the waiting, Turbo Kid, from the film collective RKSS is only hours away from its World Premiere at Sundance. Earlier this week we got our first look in a funny and gory clip. And thanks to Deadline... More »
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Pleas Fest 2015: Celebrating The Films Of Donald Pleasence

The Nottingham, UK, based Kino Klubb is working together with Cinema Diabolique partners Kneel Before Zod and Watergate Cinematek to celebrate the work of character actor Donald Pleasence. Pleas Fest 2015 is a one-day event devoted to his work and will... More »
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Fox Wants To Make An X-MEN Live-Action Television Series

What was I just saying about Marvel dominating everything you ever watch again? Fox Entertainment is reportedly talking with Marvel Entertainment about bringing its X-Men franchise to the small screen. According to the report over at TVInsider this is only in the... More »
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David Tennant Will Villain It Up In Marvel And Netflix's JESSICA JONES

As Marvel Entertainment and Netflix jostle to dominate everything you will ever watch again there is some good news for you Whovians. THR is reporting that David Tennant, the tenth doctor from Doctor Who, will play the villain Zebediah Killgrave,... More »
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KNOCK KNOCK: Watch The Teaser Trailer For Eli Roth's Sundance Entry

Eli Roth released a Sundance teaser for his upcoming film Knock Knock on his Facebook page last night. Have a look. Evan Webber (Keanu Reeves) is living the dream. Just look at his beautiful, successful wife, his two wonderful kids, and... More »
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HANUMAN: YEAR OF THE MONKEY: Looking To Put Cambodia On The Action Cinema Map

Looking to make a name for itself on the international action scene the Cambodian action film Hanuman: Year of the Monkey opens in local cinemas on February 13th. And we would like to share with you the teaser, trailer and... More »
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TURBO KID: You Know What This Clip Needs? Blades. And Fire!

As the Turbo Kid crew prepare to unleash their post-apocalyptic tale upon the audience at Sundance on Monday, January 26th, IGN released a clip from the film.  It shows Michael Ironside, as Zues, chewing up the scene and one of the writers/directors... More »
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DEEP WEB: Watch The Trailer For Alex Winter's Cyber Documentary

As we have seen over the past couple months the internet is a wonderful thing. Somebody is hacking somebody else, making e-mails public, taking over web sites, shutting down entire networks. Yep, it is truly a wonderful place. All the... More »
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DOCTOR STRANGE: Marvel May Be Talking To Chiwetel Ejiofor For Major Role

According to THR's Heat Vision Blog Marvel Entertainment is talking to Chiwetel Ejiofor about taking on a major role in their upcoming Doctor Strange movie. Marvel has already signed on Benedict Cumberbatch for the titular role. Marvel Entertainment did not... More »
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THE BLOB Will Ooze Its Way Into Cinemas Once Again

It would appear that the life cycle for a The Blob movie is around 30 years. That is just enough time for a generation to get old enough to be called 'Okay, Grandpa!' when they gripe about another remake. We said... More »
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