Peter Martin
Managing Editor; Dallas, Texas

After writing about things other than movies for many years, Peter began contributing to Twitch in October 2005 and became Managing Editor in December 2011. He is a contributing writer for Movies.com, Fandango, and other print and online publications. He is a proud member of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Film Critics Association. His current addictions include horror movies, the pre-code era, baseball, and Twitter.

Exclusive: THESE FINAL HOURS Poster Premiere Gets Apocalyptic

Apocalyptic Australian thriller These Final Hours opens in select theaters in Canada on October 17 and will also be available across Canada on iTunes® and On-Demand the same day. To celebrate, we are pleased to premiere the gorgeous, yet still... More »
  

Review: AT THE DEVIL'S DOOR, Quiet Horror With A Touch Of The Creepy Crazy

A teenage girl in love with a teenage boy plays a cryptic game. A twenty-something woman goes about her rounds as a real estate agent in a depressed market, then visits her younger sister, a depressed artist. These three women... More »
  

Hey Vancouver! Win Tickets To COHERENCE And Blow Your Mind!

(NOTE: The ticket giveaway is now closed.) Do you want to see a movie titled Coherence that reportedly "somewhat intimidated" me? Of course you do! Now, to temper your enthusiasm, I must point out that this giveaway is only available... More »
  

Giveaway: IDA - Win 1 Of 5 Codes To Download Critically-Acclaimed Film

(Note: the giveaway is now closed.) Pawel Pawlikowski's movie about a young nun in the 1960s who makes a shocking discovery that changes her life, Ida has won near-unanimous praise from critics and audiences alike, and we have a chance... More »
  

Toronto 2014: Music Video For SONGS SHE WROTE ABOUT PEOPLE SHE KNOWS - "I'm Sick Of Everyone"

Even though I am a resident of the State of Texas in the United States, I feel a strange kinship with my friends in the Frozen North (i.e. Canada), especially this week, when the Toronto International Film Festival is dominating... More »
  

Toronto 2014 Review: THE EQUALIZER, A Quietly-Assured Thriller For The Masses

Cool and slick -- no, no, let's make that uber-cool and uber-slick -- while also being uber-warm -- yet wistful, kind to strangers and hostile to unrepentant criminals who ignore "stop that, please," Robert McCall is a superhero for the... More »
  

BITTER HONEY: Exclusive Clip Highlights Sour Results Of Polygamous Marriage In Indonesia

In an new, exclusive clip from the upcoming Bitter Honey, opening in Los Angeles on October 3 and in New York and several other cities on October 31, we get a taste of life in a polygamous relationship. And, as... More »
  

Opening: GOD HELP THE GIRL, God Help This Movie

Who could possibly say "no" to those beguiling faces, three lovely and charming people who want you to see their new movie God Help the Girl when it opens in limited release on Friday, September 5? Stuart Murdoch, better known... More »
  

ONE PAST Trailer Sets A Haunting Mood For Short Film

Quickly capturing attention and setting a haunting mood, the trailer for the upcoming short film One Past accomplishes a lot in less than 45 seconds. The short will debut at Urbanworld Film Festival, which kicks off in New York on... More »
  

Toronto 2014: First BACKCOUNTRY Clip Confirms You're In Bear Country

See, now, this is why I'm hesitant about visiting Canada and heading into some beautiful woods there, because I'm afraid something like the events depicted in Backcountry will happen to me. Set to enjoy its world premiere at the Toronto... More »
  

Twitch Film Celebrates 10 Years

A decade is an absolute eternity online, a marker that I certainly never thought I'd reach when registering the first domain for Twitch ten years ago now, and yet here we are. Honestly, I never thought much of anything about... More »
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Full Disclosure 2014 The Directors Cut: Alfred Hitchcock

This month, the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock would have been celebrating his 115th birthday. But while he shuffled off his mortal coil back in 1980, his legacy remains as healthy as ever thanks to a hugely innovative, influential,... More »
  

THE GRANDMASTER In 3D? Yes, Says Wong Kar-Wai - Coming In October

Did you feel that Wong Kar-Wai's elegant, graceful, and exciting The Grandmaster was too ... oh, what's the word ... two-dimensional? The director has come up with a solution. He is adding a third dimension to the biographical action movie, which... More »
  

Exclusive Clip: KUNDO: AGE OF THE RAMPANT Dazzles, Baby

Sometimes you just have to sit down, sit back, and let the magic of a movie swamp your brain. Kundo: Age of the Rampant opens in select U.S. theaters today (Friday, August 29), and while I can't imagine that the idea... More »
  

Review: AS ABOVE/SO BELOW, Found-Footage Garbage In/Garbage Out

If you gain pleasure from beating yourself up for 90 minutes, have I got a movie for you! It's been 15 years since The Blair Witch Project, yet filmmakers still insist upon employing found-footage techniques as though they represent an... More »
  

Brit Horror ITS WALLS WERE BLOOD Adds Steve Oram, Edward Hogg, And More

The history of a haunted house, from the 19th century to today, will be explored in spooky fashion in the British anthology film Its Walls Were Blood. Steve Oram (Sightseers), Edward Hogg (Anonymous), and Polly McIntosh (White Settlers) have all joined... More »
  

Utopia: The Tel-Aviv International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film Announces First Titles

Presenting a marvelous banquet of fantastic titles with their first announcement, Utopia: The Tel-Aviv International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film has, in the proverbial sense, something for everyone -- as long as you have good taste in genre... More »
  

Now On Blu-ray: JACKPOT Strikes It Rich, Norwegian Style

Don't go to strip clubs, kids. Or, don't buy a lottery ticket with paroled criminals. Or, just sit back and enjoy Jackpot, (original title: Arme Riddere), a scintillating, Norwegian-style thriller, out now on Blu-ray and DVD in the U.S. from Doppelganger Releasing. Based on a... More »
  

New GONE GIRL Trailer Lets People Other Than Ben Affleck Talk

A new trailer for David Fincher's Gone Girl allows the characters to speak for themselves. The first promotional videos stamped the mystery as a Ben Affleck vehicle, which makes sense; he plays a husband whose wife goes missing in a high-profile... More »
  

Film4 FrightFest 2014: Watch The Day Two Video Diary

Digging a bit deeper into the second day of the 2014 edition of Film4 FrightFest, erstwhile video bloggers Chris And Phil feature coverage of The Canal, Julia, The Forgotten, Late Phases, and The Last Showing. Chris And Phil are there chronicling... More »
  
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