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.

Morbido 2015: Simon Boswell Rocks Morbido, Or, There Is A Mariachi Band Behind Me, Isn't There?

There are special moments when you are at film festivals, when the organizers pull out all the stops to ensure that you have not only a great time but memories that will last forever. My Simon Boswell memories first started... More »
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Morbido 2015: Pablo And Puebla, Or, The Old Gods Hate My Luggage

I was at Morbido back in 2012 and have been chomping at the bit for an opportunity to come back to Mexico, the festival and my extended Mexican family. I was so close a previous year but expired travel documents... More »
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THE SUBLET: Your First Look At The Poster For Canadian Horror Flick

TwitchFilm is pleased to give you the first look at the poster for John Ainslie's upcoming chamber piece, the psychological horror flick The Sublet. The film is about to start its tour on the festival circuit so it is time... More »
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DEFINITION OF FEAR: Jacqueline Fernandez Horror Flick To Open Delhi Film Fest

Word to the wise. If you go to the cabin for a weekend away and someone in your group whips out a Ouija board, make that person sleep IN the car. Nothing good ever comes from Ouija boards in cinema!... More »
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Crowdfund This! Support YOUR MOTHER AND I And You Could Meet The Llama

The Indiegogo campaign for Your Mother And I is already at the half way point, both in days and in money raised. Because this short film involves two things that we love, nachos and llamas, we are making sure everyone... More »
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Edgar Wright And Johnny Depp Board Adaptation Of Gaiman's FORTUNATELY, THE MILK

Holy moly are there four great names attached to this project! You ready? THR is reporting that Edgar Wright will direct Johnny Depp in Bret McKenzie's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's children's book Fortunately, the Milk. Jaw. Dropped. Edgar Wright's Coronetto trilogy is one... More »
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Giveaway: Win A Blu-ray And More For SOME KIND OF HATE

RLJ Entertainment is releasing Adam Egpyt Mortimer's excellent change-up on the slasher genre, Some Kind of Hate, on DVD and Bluray in the U.S. on November 3rd. We have two blu-rays to give to two lucky readers. In Some Kind of... More »
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WRECKER: Two Girls In A Hot Rod Stop In The Middle Of The Road...

Micheal Bafaro's indie thriller Wrecker, perhaps his homage to the great car chase movie Duel, will open in cinemas on November 6th then it will be available on VOD and iTunes on November 10th. TwitchFilm has an exclusive clip to share... More »
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Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: PATCHWORK's Combo Of Laughs And Gore Will Leave You In Stitches

Jennifer, Ellie and Madeleine could not be more different from each other. Jennifer is a professional businesswoman ready to celebrate her birthday and closing a big deal at work. Ellie is a party girl looking for a good time. And... More »
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Kickstart This! Support Indie Survivor Horror Thriller HERE ALONE

From the producer of Crabs! and Diverge, two films from Frontieres@Fantasia which I wrote about, come a new indie flick, Here Alone, and it needs your help to complete production. This will be the debut feature film for Rod Blackhurst,... More »
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Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE HEXECUTIONERS, Welcome To The Job From Hell

Sanctioned euthanasia is a full blown industry and Malison is just starting to get her feet wet at her new job. After a rough start she is paired up with seasoned veteran Olivia and together they head out to the... More »
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JULIA: It Looks Like Bad Things Are Going To Happen, Watch This Exclusive Clip

Mattew A. Brown's debut feature film, the revenge thriller Julia, hits screens in the U.S. this Friday. We have an exclusive clip from the film to share with you. In this clip it would appear that Julia has found her... More »
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Blood In The Snow 2015: SHE WHO MUST BURN, BITE And SAVE YOURSELF Lead Canadian Film Festival Lineup

The mandate of the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival is that it only plays Canadian genre films. Isn't it nice to know that our big country with the tiny population houses so many demented minds that they can... More »
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Raven Banner Bangs Heads With DEATHGASM And I AM THOR

Those plucky lads at Raven Banner Entertainment are at it again. The Toronto based production company have picked up two festival faves, kiwi horror comedy Deathgasm and metal doc I Am Thor, for distribution here in Canada.Raven Banner gets Metal,... More »
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Joe Dante Will Direct Supernatural Thriller LABIRINTUS

Variety reported this morning that Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Burbs, The Hole 3D) will direct a supernatural thriller called Labirintus. The film is to take place in Hungary's Budapest Labyrinth beneath Buda Castle. "Labirintus" tells the story of a paranormal investigator... More »
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Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE HOLLOW ONE Demonstrates More Depth Than Its Title Lets On

Rachel Wade left the family farm two years ago for the big city after a tragic accident took the life of her mother. Now living in downtown Seattle the disappearance of her father compels her to return and face her... More »
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Toronto After Dark 2015 Review: THE DIABOLICAL Covers The Basics Of Haunted Houses With A Hint Of Sci-Fi

Let us jump right into The Diabolical, because that is what writer/director Alistair Legrand and writing partner Luke Harvis do. Right off the hop we meet Ali Later as Madison, a single mom who is trying to hold on to... More »
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Scream Queen Filmfest Tokyo: Women Horror Directors In Focus In Japan Fest

As the movement to recognize women horror director continues to grow (and women in film overall), festivals around the World are focusing some and all of their programming to women directors. The Scream Queen Filmfest Tokyo's focus is solely on... More »
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DEDfest 2015: CAMINO, GRIDLOCKED And GOODNIGHT MOMMY Highlight Second Wave

DEDfest kicks off in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada next Tuesday and they have announced the remaining films in their lineup. There are a lot of standouts including Goodnight Mommy and Ugandan action flick Who Killed Captain Alex? You can read all... More »
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BATTLE ANGEL ALITA: Robert Rodriguez May Direct James Cameron Produced Manga Adaptation

THR is reporting that Robert Rodriguez is in talks to direct the live action adaptation of the manga Battle Angel Alita. Avatar and Titanic director James Cameron has been longing to get this project going for many, many moons. The last... More »
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