Todd Brown
Founder and Editor; Toronto, Canada

Todd founded Twitch in September of 2004 under the assumption that nobody in particular would care. Some people did, so he kept going. Todd is also Director of International Programming at Fantastic Fest, a partner at XYZ Films and father to a remarkably geeky child.

A Madsen And A Baldwin Go To Turkey And Things Go Badly In New Teaser For MAGI

Dabbe director Hasan Karacadag dips his toes into international waters with the upcoming Magi - or, rather, he brings the international to him in Turkey - and the results are all sorts of messed up according to the new teaser... More »
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Watch The Trailer For Japanese Indie Cyberpunk Thriller COLONEL PANICS

Though the upcoming Colonel Panics may be the directorial debut of Korean filmmaker Cho Jinseok there is an array of talent behind the cyberpunk thriller - that talent overwhelmingly from Japan, oddly enough - sure to attract the attention of... More »
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Dave Bautista Joins BLADE RUNNER 2

It's been a busy week for Denis Villeneuve's upcoming sequel to classic scifi noir Blade Runner. First Robin Wright joined the cast and then Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista got people buzzing by posting the above photo of... More »
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Ulrich Thomsen And Nicolas Bro Are SMALL TOWN KILLERS

Once an anomaly in the Danish film industry for his love of genre oriented film, Nightwatch helmer Ole Bornedal's tastes have become far more mainstream not because he has changed himself but because the Scandinavian nation itselt has become far... More »
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Nakamura's MAGNIFICENT 9 Trailer Is Pretty Magnificent

Of the current crop of high end international directors today few have handled the transition from quirky indie fave to massive commercial success while retaining the quirk that drew everyone's attention in the first place better than Nakamura Yoshihiro. Rising... More »
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Stellar Trailer For Action Comedy COMPADRES Delivers The Good, The Bad, And The Gringo

Director Enrique Begne tweaks up the tried and true buddy cop / odd couple formula for his upcoming action comedy Compadres and judging by the just released trailer he's done such a good job of it that he could have... More »
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More Bad Taste In The Full CHINYUKI Trailer

It was back in December that we first brought word of Yamaguchi Yudai's upcoming adaptation of cult favorite manga and anime Chinyuki: Taro To Yukaina Nakama Tachi noting that this one looks positively mad, even by Yamaguchi's totally gonzo standards.... More »
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Full TONKATSU DJ AGE-TARO Trailer

It was just Tuesday when we shared the first teaser for Daichi Akitaro's adaptation of writer Ipyao and artist Koyama Yujiro's manga Tonkatsu DJ Age-taro and for those intrigued by the quirky tale of a young man working in his... More »
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Hey, New York! The Old School Kung Fu Fest Is Coming! Win Tickets To See BIG BULLET On The Big Screen!

Okay, all you New York based kung fu fans, strap yourself in for something spectacular! Subway Cinema is presenting their 6th Old School Kung Fu Fest from April 8 - 10 at the Metrograph and they're boasting one hell of... More »
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A New Final Fantasy Movie Arrives With KINGSGLAIVE, Watch The Trailer Now!

Square Enix once again moves from computer screens to theaters and televisions with the upcoming Final Fantasy XV film Kingsglaive coming soon from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but the... More »
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Men In Fast Cars (And Speedos) In First BØRNING 2 Trailer

Norwegian cinematographer-turned-director Hallvard Bræin had one of the more intriguing success stories of 2014 with his road race comedy Børning. Denied production support by the nation's cultural funds - which provide the normal means of making the vast majority of... More »
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Perturbator's Sentient Video May Be The Greatest Retro Cyber Punk Video Game That Never Was

Full marks here to animator Valenberg who has created one hell of a compelling new pixel art animated music video for French synth pop artist Perturbator's new single Sentient. Got a love for classic cyberpunk and retro video games? Well,... More »
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ART OF THE DEVIL Director Returns To Horror With TAKE ME HOME

Thai writer-director Kongkiat Khomsiri made quite a name for himself as part of the team behind gruesome Thai horror film Art Of The Devil 2 and while he has since proven himself to be far more diverse than just a... More »
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Breaded Pork Meats DJ. Watch The First Teaser For TONKATSU DJ AGE-TARO

If you've caught yourself thinking that the anime scene has gotten very same-y over the past few years then you're not at all alone. While I'm certain there are some hardcore anime fans reading this who can provide some examples... More »
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SICCIN 3: Latest Entry In Turkish Horror Franchise Delivers A Gloriously Over The Top Trailer

'Subtle' is not a word likely to be applied to any of Alper Mestçi's Siccin films and with the trailer for the third entry in the Turkish horror franchise frreshly released I think we can all agree that this is... More »
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A Thai Ghost Heads To Japan In BUPPHA RAHTREE: HAUNTING IN JAPAN

Arriving on the international scene as part of the leading edge of the Thai film explosion of the late 90s and early 2000s, Yuthlert Sippapak may not have found the international success of contemporary directors Prachya Pinkaew, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang or... More »
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PHANTOM DETECTIVE: Watch The Super Stylish Teaser For The Korean Thriller

It would appear that Korean director Jo Sung-hee has learned a thing or two from the world of comic books in his life. After making a splash with indie scifi End Of Animal back in 2010 Jo moved more towards... More »
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Imagine 2016: Lineup And Recommendations

From the 14th till the 24th of April, the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam is hosting the Imagine Film Festival 2016. Festivals often focus on the stuffy and the arty, but Imagine has a legacy of going for hard-to-catch... More »
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Hey, New York! The Old School Kung Fu Fest Is Coming! Win Tickets To See A TERRA COTTA WARRIOR On The Big Screen!

Okay, all you New York based kung fu fans, strap yourself in for something spectacular! Subway Cinema is presenting their 6th Old School Kung Fu Fest from April 8 - 10 at the Metrograph and they're boasting one hell of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Russia Has A Hunger Battle Games Royale To Call Its Own With DANCES TO DEATH

If imitation truly is the highest form of flattery than the makers of The Hunger Games must be feeling, well, they must be feeling just as flattered as the makers of Battle Royale were by The Hunger Games when that... More »
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