Kwenton Bellette
Melbourne, Australia

Review: A GUN IN EACH HAND Invites Puns, Delivers Wit

A Gun In Each Hand is a smash-hit success; a multi-award winner boasting a huge all-star cast, it is an extremely commercial production that broke box-office records in its native Spain. It opened the Spanish Film Festival in Australia this... More »

Hey Space Cowboys! Win COWBOY BEBOP Remastered Sessions Collection 1 on Blu-Ray [Australia Only]

We are back! It is giveaway time! Fill your Xmas stockings with DVD and Blu-ray goodies as we give you weekly opportunities to win seriously great film, TV and anime! Cowboy Bebop is a staple anime that has aged incredibly... More »

Blu-ray Review: COWBOY BEBOP Remastered Sessions Is A Mandatory Masterpiece

Cowboy Bebop is now available as a sublimely remastered Blu-ray collection. Stop what you are doing and buy it now. Perhaps some reading this may enquire as to what Cowboy Bebop is and hesitate on such a purchase, hopefully this... More »

Interview: Matt Zoller Seitz And THE WES ANDERSON COLLECTION

Matt Zoller Seitz is an acclaimed film and television critic. His current roles include editor-in-chief for and television critic for New York Magazine. He has just published The Wes Anderson Collection, a filmology-turned-chronological insight into an epic conversation, and... More »

DVD Review: THE GARDEN OF SINNERS Is Insanely Demanding Yet Rewarding

A (now out-of-stock), limited edition DVD box set of the anime movie series The Garden of Sinners (Kara no Kyōkai) recently hit the shelves in Australia. What would prompt a purchase of this expensive lavish set? Perhaps some background is... More »

Monster Fest 2013: Twitch's Top Picks

Monster Fest is upon Melbourne, Australia again. The second year of this genre-obsessed fest sees cult action, retro-stars and horror get the bloody red carpet treatment.Monster Fest 2013 is even more eclectic this year, showcasing new genre film from Australia,... More »

Busan 2013: Highlights From The Tarantino And Bong Joon-ho Open Talk

Nearing the last legs of the festival everyone received a nice jolt to the system when news quickly spread that Quentin Tarantino was dropping by Busan for an open talk with director Bong Joon-ho. If one is observant, Tarantino could... More »

Busan 2013 Review: MISS VIOLENCE Is The Hardest Watch Of The Year

There is something terrifying about the uncanny nature of Miss Violence, a film that exists in mundane reality but for its attributes is very much alien to our world.A Greek household reacts so strangely to the sudden suicide of their... More »

Busan 2013: Tarantino Declares BIG BAD WOLVES Best Film Of The Year

Yesterday in a regular screening of Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado's Israeli thriller Big Bad Wolves, Quentin Tarantino, who had popped into Busan to have a chat with Bong Joon-ho, was in attendance. Sitting mere seats away from me, we... More »

Busan 2013 Review: EINSTEIN AND EINSTEIN Is A Searing Generational Indictment

Einstein And Einstein is a smart and assured cinematic drama from mainland China that is rife with underlying politics and cutting-edge metaphors.When thirteen year old Li Wan (an incredible performance from Zhang Xueying) rebels against her estranged father for lying... More »

Busan 2013 Review: ROUGH PLAY Reveals The Darkest Ego

Rough Play had its world premiere at Busan this week, and for a film with a commercial K-Pop heartthrob lead Lee Joon, you can certainly tell it was penned by Kim Ki-duk. The official synopsis pitches the film as a... More »

Busan 2013 Review: STRANGER BY THE LAKE Explores An Uncanny Attraction

It is hard to know exactly where to begin when it comes to discussing Alain Guiraudie's psychosexual thriller Stranger by the Lake. Direct from Cannes, this controversial film was strangely given an R18+ rating and uncut in more conservative places... More »

Reel Anime 2013: Twitch Looks At The Program

Reel Anime 2013 is just around the corner for Australia. Madman Entertainment are presenting another round of cutting edge animation, showcasing the new wave of feature film anime from Japan.Click through below on our coverage of the festival.In addition, check... More »

BIFF 2013: Twitch's 10 Picks for the 18th Busan Film Festival

The Busan International Film Festival, the largest film celebration in Asia, is just a few days away and Twitch is packing its bags and heading to the beachside Korean town. I will be making my second trip to the fest... More »

Confirmed - Miyazaki's Final Film THE WIND RISES Acquired By Madman Entertainment

Well this is a relief, although not a huge surprise. Madman Entertainment have confirmed acquisition of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki's film The Wind Rises for Australia and New Zealand. Check out Christopher's review here.The Wind Rises follows the story... More »

Opening In Australia: THE GATEKEEPERS, A Terrifying Bird's-Eye View Of Conflict

Opening in select theatres in Australia on Thursday, 5 September, The Gatekeepers is a truly powerful film. Covering the never-ending war on terror and occupation from the early 60s until now, the film is half history lesson and half meta-spy retrospective.... More »

Korean Film Festival In Australia 2013 Preview: Twitch Rounds-Up The Essentials

Have you found recent festivals in Australia desperately lacking in the Asian cinema department? You are not alone! The vibrant, diverse fourth year of the Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) hits Melbourne this weekend! We love Korean film at... More »

Hey Australia, Go On Some HD Quests And Win ADVENTURE TIME Season 1 And 2 On Blu-ray!

Adventure Time is a totes rad toon (sorry) that is extremely popular in Australia and totally weird to boot! You kids seem to love this sort of wacky stuff.What time is it? It's time for the Adventure Time Blu-rays! The... More »

ISF13 Review: INCH'ALLAH Covers An Incendiary Topic With A Long Fuse

Inch'Allah is a film that is already controversial. In its first session, playing as part of the Australian Israeli Film Festival, it has been pulled. A punter in Melbourne complained it was a propaganda film and biased against Israel in... More »

Melbourne 2013 Review: THE TURNING Mines Deep Australiana, Unearths Some Gems

Curator, producer and director Robert Connolly knows how to convey a good story. He has been intimately involved with some great Australian productions over the years; from Balibo to These Final Hours. He has the skills necessary to bring together... More »
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