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.

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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Sequel Already In The Works For Fassbender's ASSASSIN'S CREED

Though Justin Kurzel's adaptation of the popular video game franchise will not be in cinemas until December The Tracking Board is reporting that studio New Regency is already going ahead with a sequel for Assassin's Creed.  Director Justin Kurzel’s forthcoming... More »
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BIG BAD WOLVES Duo To Direct Bruce Willis In New DEATH WISH Movie

According to a report over at Deadline Paramount and MGM have given their new Death Wish movie to directers  Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado.    The Israeli duo burst onto the scene with their debut Rabies and cemented their reputation... More »
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CROSSING POINT: Watch The Exclusive And Explosive Trailer

True story. In my final year of high school I went on a missions trip during spring break to Tijuana, Mexico. We went into the burroughs and we built a house for a family in need. You know. the good... More »
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Watch Some Icky Sticky, Ooey Gooey Horror In BAD BLOOD: THE MOVIE Trailer!

When we first heard about Tim Reis' horror flick Bad Blood: The Movie the director was presenting his Werefrog film as a work in progress at the Frontieres Co-Production Market at Fantasia last Summer. Thankfully for fans of sloppy and... More »
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Seven New Projects For Second Round Of Nordic Genre Boost Initiative

The second round of the Nordic Genre Boost Initiative was announced by Nordisk Film & TVB Fond today. Seven new projects were selected to receive grants and access to residential workshops where they will meet with industry leaders and be... More »
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ADMIRAL: Watch The Beginning Of The End For The de Witt Brothers In This Exclusive Clip

Roel Reiné's naval epic Admiral is being released on VOD and digital download on February 23, 2016 and in select theaters on March 11, 2016. We have an exclusive clip to share with you below. In the scene the de Witt... More »
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Bret Ratner Wants To Remake Shaw Brothers Kung Fu Classic KING BOXER

Get our your pitch forks and torches Kung Fu aficionados! The Tracking Board is reporting tonight that Rush Hour director Bret Ratner is going to produce and remake the Shaw Brothers Kung Fu classic King Boxer. Ratner and partner James Packer... More »
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Parade Deck Films To Release Jason Trost's ALL SUPERHEROES MUST DIE: 2 This Summer

Parade Deck Films is working again with Jason Trost (The FP, How To Save Us) to release his next film All Superheroes Must Die: 2. The film will hit the festival circuit this Spring with a target day and date... More »
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